Thinking Outside the Box
It's no secret that oil is king, especially in western North Dakota. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bakken Formation is the largest continuous oil resource that it has ever characterized. It is estimated that the Bakken and Three Forks Formations combined hold between 300 and 900 billion barrels (Bbbl) of oil, with 10 to 24 Bbbl being technically recoverable using current technologies.
Steve Hawthorne, Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Senior Research Manager, and the staff working in the EERC's Environmental Chemistry Laboratory have been developing methods to find cheaper and better tools to extract the available oil ...
- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. and the Energy & Environmental Research Center Foundation Announce a Major Agreement Regarding Mercury Emission PatentsWorthington, Ohio and Grand Forks, North Dakota: Midwest Energy Emissions Corp (MEEC: OTCQB) and the Energy & Environmental Research Center Foundation (EERCF) today ... more
- Key Decision Makers in the Energy Industry Gather to Address a Myriad of New Regulations Affecting Domestic Energy ProductionARLINGTON, V.A. --- The International Air Quality IX Conference, focused on environmental topics associated with energy production, began October 21, 2013, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, VA. more
IN THE NEWS
- Cleaning Dirty Gas Enabling CO2 Sales to Dirtier Oil Producers(BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK) John Harju sees another plus. Harju, associate director for research at the Energy and Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, says such a plant could sell carbon for EOR and help prolong the biggest U.S. oil discovery in four dec ...more
- Hitachi and EERC Propose Innovative Solutions for Optimizing “The Bakken”(THE WALL STREET JOURNAL) Hitachi America, Ltd. and the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) today announced that the two companies are partnering to develop technology-driven products, services, and solutions for enhancing the production of oil reserves from the Bak ...more