Oil and Gas

Overcoming small organic barriers could reap larger oil recoveries in shale reservoirs

Texas A&M University researchers have found the presence of kerogen plays a vital role in how easily carbon dioxide can travel through shale reservoirs, which could help oil and gas companies reap larger oil recoveries.

By Nancy Luedke March 4, 2020
Illustration of carbon dioxide movement through a shale reservoir. Courtesy: Texas A&M Engineering

Nancy Luedke
Author Bio: Nancy Luedke, Texas A&M University