Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 32

8-Aug-2011

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PDO Awards Solar EOR Project To GlassPoint

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) awarded a contract to build a 7mw solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) system to California-based GlassPoint on 3 August. The system will use solar-generated steam for injection at an existing thermal EOR project in southern Oman. The goal of solar EOR is to reduce the amount of natural gas burned for thermal EOR, releasing gas for higher value applications...