June 2008


The Oil Drum

Observant fans may have noticed a lack of new stories here recently (although new astrophotos are being added to the Gallery).


How Technology Increases Oil Production

How can you double something and still have ten times less than you started with?

The answer to this question will help us reassess claims that advances in oil field technology will postpone the peak in global oil production. The question itself arises from a case study of Enhanced Oil Recovery in the Handil Oil Field in Indonesia.