ARC's Dr. Fred Wassmuth uses polymers to thicken water for enhanced oil recovery
AERI's Dr. Eddy Isaacs outlines possible new sources of energy and new technologies the province is investigating
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr. Fred Wassmuth, Senior Research Chemist, Conventional OIl and Gas Business Unite, Alberta Research Council
SUBJECT: #185 Polymer Flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery
SYNOPSIS: New technology developed by the Alberta Research Council will significantly improve our ability to recover more oil from old wells. It involves the polymerization of water, or as scientist Fred Wassmuth calls it, making water as thick as molasses.
ITEM:2TITLE: Dr. Eddy Isaacs, Managing Director, Alberta Energy Research Institute
SUBJECT: #185 AERI, Alberta Energy Research Institute
SYNOPSIS: Dr. Eddy Isaacs of the Alberta Energy Research Institute looks at what’s on the horizon for newer and cleaner energy resources.