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Technology Critical to Enhanced Oil Recovery

By Catherine Madden

Chevron is using high temperature sensors to get enhanced recovery in the Kern River field operation. In fact, Chevron is now predicting that the field will deliver an additional 1.5 billion barrels of oil, as well as lower total costs of approximately $300 million annually. Chevron is now targeting 80% recovery from the field, which is well above the industry standard.

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