03 Oct '11, 9pm

BrightSource Goes Live With Solar Enhanced Oil Recovery: BrightSource Energy, a VC-funded Concentrated Solar P...

BrightSource Energy , a VC-funded concentrated solar power (CSP) developer, is in the midst of building the massive Ivanpah solar power tower facility, which could eventually produce up to one gigawatt of electrical power. But the first commercial project they've completed produces steam for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) -- not steam to produce electricity. The facility, a Chevron site in Coalinga, California, commenced operation today. According to a report by SBI, standard oil recovery can extract 10 percent to 30 percent of the potential oil from any given reservoir, leaving the majority of the oil in the ground. Enhanced oil recovery sends a liquid or gas (in this case, steam) into an oil reservoir, thereby lowering the oil's viscosity and allowing more oil to be pumped out. The global market for EOR, according to SBI, is estimated at nearly $62.5 billion (for barrels of...

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sustainablebusiness.com 03 Oct '11, 4pm

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triplepundit.com 07 Oct '11, 1pm

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triplepundit.com 08 Oct '11, 2pm

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davidsuzuki.org 06 Oct '11, 11pm

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asiaone.com 04 Oct '11, 1am

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treehugger.com 05 Oct '11, 4am

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cleantechnica.com 04 Oct '11, 9am

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lpga.com 04 Oct '11, 1pm

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csrwire.com 10 Oct '11, 2pm

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shopping.insing.com 07 Oct '11, 4am

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solardaily.com 07 Oct '11, 3am

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