2009 Small Producer

Field Testing and Diagnostics of Radial-Jet Well-Stimulation for Enhanced Oil Recovery from Marginal Reserves

Subcontractor: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Principal Investigator: Robert Balch
Project Number Project Status
09123-03 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Well Enhancement Services, LLC; Harvard Petroleum Company, LLC
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
March 28, 2011 September 30, 2014
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$1,404,804.00 $642,489.00 $748,267.00
Project Objectives

The objective of the proposed research is to field demonstrate a newly developed radial jet technology for production enhancement from low‚Äźpermeability reserves. Diagnostic techniques including distributed pressure sensors and electrical resistivity tomography for monitoring lateral direction and placement will also be developed and field tested.

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