Expect more oil from United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates could expand oil production using enhanced recovery techniques, U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. File photo by A.J. Sisco/UPI WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) — OPEC-member United Arab Emirates could expand oil production by 30 percent by 2020 using a costly recovery technique, a U.S. federal review finds. The United Arab Emirates was the third-largest contributor to oil production from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries last month. September oil production of 2.9 million barrels per day represented a 0.8 percent increase from the previous month. A brief report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Emirati production could increase by 30 percent by 2020 using a process called enhanced oil recovery. Primary recovery from oil deposits relates to natural pressure in the reservoir. Secondary recovery involves water or gas injection into the well to increase production. Enhanced oil recovery techniques include further stimulation from steam, gas or […]

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