Guide to understanding enhanced oil recovery

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) refers to extraction techniques that increase the amount of oil recovered from fields.   Using EOR processes, up to 60 percent of a reservoir’s oil can be...

Keystone Update: And so it Begins…

Although the Keystone XL pipeline has yet to receive full presidential approval, the southern leg of the pipeline (referred to as the Gulf Coast line) has already become active. On…

Colorado Oil Companies Get Back to Production

Now that Colorado oil companies are almost back to full operations following devastating floods, the numbers are in for net losses. YEB previously reported on flood damage, forcing well shut-ins…

Colorado Oil Spills Climbing Following Flood

The number of oil spills found in Colorado is increasing as oil companies continue to assess destruction following devastating floods that started September 10. Three new spills were reported September…

In War for Canadian Oil Sands: Keystone XL is Winning

A huge blow to the anti-Keystone XL pipeline crusade occurred earlier this month when the State Department released a “Draft Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement” (SEIS) for the proposed Keystone XL…

Gas Prices Rise Despite Epic Oil Boom

We’ve all noticed it.  The price of a gallon of gasoline always seems to be increasing.  Can’t we catch a break?  Will the price at the pump ever fall?  Unfortunately,…