Enhanced Oil Recovery

Tapping the newest technology to refine the process of oil extraction using gas, thermal and chemical injection techniques.

Meet the experts

Baojun Bai

Professor
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Water management; conformance control; enhanced oil recovery (EOR); CO2 EOR and storage; geological carbon storage; fluid flow in porous media;  unconventional oil and gas development

Andreas Eckert

Associate Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Numerical geomechanics, buckle folding, high strain zones, salt tectonics, deformation bands, petroleum-related geomechanics

Abdulmohsin Imqam

Assistant Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Wellbore integrity; enhanced oil recovery from unconventional and conventional resources; hydraulic fracture stimulation

Jonathan Obrist Farner

Assistant Professor
Geology and Geophysics

Research Interests

Petroleum geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy

Jianmin Wang

Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

Anaerobic waste to energy conversion; transforming wastewater to fresh water; water reuse; metal fate in solid-water interface; energy efficient water treatment; decentralized treatment; eutrophication; sustainable technologies for advanced wastewater treatment; synergistic toxic effect of nanoparticles and heavy metals; fate and transport of heavy metals in natural and engineered system

Mingzhen Wei

Assistant Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Reservoir simulation, data mining, unconventional resources and enhanced oil recovery

Dr. Jeremy Maurer

Assistant Professor, Geological Engineering

Research Interests

Geodesy, earthquake and fault mechanics, induced seismicity, inverse problems and modeling, uncertainty quantification, crustal deformation, and geophysical methods.

For more information regarding Dr. Maurer's research, please visit his website, or select here for publications.