Completed Exploration and Production Projects

All Completed E&P Projects Are Listed Below by Category

Exploration Technologies | Reservoir Characterization | Advanced Drilling | Deep Formations
Improved Recovery | Tech Transfer | Natural Gas Processing | Low Perm Sandstones | Liquefied Natural Gas | Arctic Resources

Completed Exploration Technologies Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FG26-05NT42494

Mapping Alternations caused by Hydrocarbon Microseepages in Patrick Draw Area, Southwest Wyoming, Using Image Spectroscopy and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

University of Houston

DE-FC26-04NT42243

Novel Use of P-wave and S-wave Seismic Attenuation for Deep Natural Gas Exploration and Development

Rock Solid Images (RDSPI, LP)

DE-FG26-04NT42132

Production of Natural Gas and Fluid Flow in Tight Sand Reservoirs

Florida International University

DE-FG26-04NT42131

Expanding Conventional Seismic Stratigraphy into the Multicomponent Seismic Domain

Prairie View A&M University

DE-FC26-04NT42240

Ultra-Deep Wave-Equation Imaging and Migration

3DGeo

DE-AC26-04NT41817

Alaska North Slope Oil and Gas Resources Assessment

RDS LLC

DE-FC26-04NT15512

A Customizable Fuzzy Expert System for Regional and Local Play Analysis

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15511

Development of a Geological Exploration Model for the Permo-Pennsylvanian Petroleum System in South-Central Montana

Montana Tech/University of Montana

DE-FC26-04NT15510

A Systems Approach to Identifying Exploration and Development Opportunities in the Illinois Basin: Digital Portfolio of Plays in Under Explored Lower Paleozoic Rocks

University of Illinois

DE-FC26-04NT15508

Crosswell Seismic Amplitude Versus Offset for Detailed Imaging of Facies and Fluid Distribution Within Carbonate Oil Reservoirs

Michigan Technological University

DE-FC26-04NT15505

Measurement and Interpretation of Seismic Attenuation for Hydrocarbon Exploration

Colorado School of Mines

DE-FC26-04NT15504

Improving Geologic and Engineering Models of Mid-Continent Fracture and Karsts-Modified Reservoir Using New 3-D Seismic Attributes

University of Kansas

DE-FC26-04NT15503

Advanced Reservoir Imaging Using Frequency-Dependent Seismic Attributes

University of Houston

DE-FC26-03NT41876

Resource Assessment and Production Testing for CBM Development in the Illinois Basin

University of Kentucky Research Foundation

DE-FC26-03NT41875

Resource Assessment of Deep Natural Gas Resource of the Onshore Salt Basins NE Gulf of Mexico

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-03NT41856

Creating a Geologic Play Book for Trenton Black River Appalachian Basin Exploration

West Virginia University Research Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT15396

Elastic Wave Field Stratigraphy-A New Seismic Imaging Technology

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FG26-03NT15395

Basin Analysis and Petroleum System Characterization and Modeling, Interior Salt Basins, Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-03NT15424

The Mississippian Leadville Limestone Exploration Play, Utah and Colorado-Exploration Techniques and Studies for Independents

Utah Geological Survey

DE-FC26-03NT15418

An Integrated Multi-Component Processing and Interpretation Framework for 3D Borehole Seismic Data

Paulsson Geophysical Services, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41437

Identifying and Remediating High Water Production Problems in Basin Centered Formations

Advanced Resources International

DE-FC26-02NT15446

Alaska Oil & Gas Exploration, Development and Permitting Project

State of Alaska

DE-FG26-02NT15453

Demonstration of Integrated Remote Sensing Analysis to Identify Oil Exploration Leads in the Williston Basin, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation

Advanced Resources International, Inc.

DE-FG26-02NT15451

Multicomponent Seismic Analysis and Calibration to Improve Recovery from Algal Mounds: Application to the Roadrunner/Towaoc Area of the Paradox Basin, Ute Mountain and Ute Reservation, CO

Golder Associates, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT15341

Geologic and Other Controls of Hydrocarbon Occurrence in the SE Part of the Appalachian Basin

University of Tennessee

DE-FC26-02NT15421

Exploring the Subtle Mission Canyon Stratigraphic Traps with Elastic-Wavefield Seismic Technology

Vecta Exploration Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT15342

Seismic Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Saturation in Deep-Water Reservoirs

Colorado School of Mines

DE-FC26-02NT15343

Q as a Lithological/Hydrocarbon Indicator: Full Waveform Sonic to 3D Surface Seismic

Southwest Research Institute

DE-AT26-01NT20205

Natural Gas Long Term Sustainability

Energy & Environmetal Solutions, LLC (E2S)

DE-FC26-01NT41325

Reducing Risk in Low-Permeability Gas Formations: Strategies for Avoiding Excessive Water Production and Optimizing Drilling and Completion Practices

Innovative Discovery Technologies

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.04.2

Unraveling the Timing of Fluid Migration and Trap Formation in the Brooks Range Foothills

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01BC15353

Development & Calibration of New 3-D Vector VSP Imaging Technology; Vinton Salt Dome

University of Houston

DE-FC26-01BC15351

Multidisciplinary Imaging Rock Properties in Carbonate Reservoirs for Flow Unit Targeting

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FG26-00NT40832

Integrating P-Wave and S-Wave Seismic Data to Improve Characterization of Oil Reservoirs

Prairie View A&M University

DE-AC26-00NT40698

Innovative Methodology for Detection of Fractured Controlled Sweet Spots in the Northern Appalachians

State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo

DE-AC26-00NT40697

Multi-Azimuth 3-D Seismic Attributes Demonstration, San Juan Basin

GeoSpectrum, Inc

DE-AC26-00NT40690

Combining a New 3D Seismic S-Wave Propagation Analysis for Remote Fracture Detection with a Robust Microfracture-Based Verification Technique

University of Texas at Austin (BEG)

DE-AC26-00NT40689

Simulation-Enhanced Fracture Detection: Research and Demonstration in U.S. Basins

Indiana University

DE-FC26-00BC15305

Integrated Approach for the Petrophysical Interpretation of Post- and Pre-stack 3-D Seismic Data, Well-log Data, Geological Information and Reservoir Production Data via Bayesian Stochastic Inversion

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-00BC15302

Acoustical Imaging and Mechanical Properties of Soft Rock and Marine Sediments

University of Oklahoma

DE-AC26-99FT40720

Multi-Site Application of the Geomechanical Approach for Natural Fracture Exploration

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99FT40692

Multi-Attribute Seismic/Rock Physics Approach to Characterizing Fractured Reservoirs

Stanford University

DE-AC26-99FT40688

Developing the Next Generation Fracture Detection and Prediction Technology

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99BC15218

Risk Reduction with a Fuzzy Expert Exploration Tool

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-AC26-99BC15217

An Advanced Chemistry Basin Model for Petroleum Exploration

California Institute of Technology

DE-AF26-98FT02147

Rome Trough Consortium

Kentucky Geological Survey

DE-AT26-98FT40031

Basin Centered Gas Study

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-AT26-98FT40032

Deep Reservoir Studies

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-FC26-97FT34181

Riverton Dome Gas Exploration & Stimulation Demonstration, Wind River Basin, Wyoming

University of Wyoming, Institute for Energy Research (IER)

DE-FG21-96MC33148

Assessing and Forecasting, by Gas Play, Natural Gas Reserve Appreciation and Quantifying the Role of Technology Advancement in the Texas Gulf Basin and East Texas

University of Texas at Austin

DE-AC21-95MC31063

Greater Green River Basin Production Improvement

Union Pacific Resources Company

DE-AC21-94MC31224

Naturally Fractured Tight Gas Reservoir Detection Optimization

Blackhawk Geosciences

DE-AC21-93MC30086

Naturally Fractured Tight Reservoir Detection Optimization

Advanced Resources International

DE-AT21-93MC30139

USGS Western Basins Geology and Resource Studies

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-AC21-93MC28139

Development of a Gas Information System (GASIS)

Energy and Environmental Analysis

DE-AC21-93MC29240

Review and Update Venture Development for US Resources

James W. Bunger & Associates

DE-AC21-92MC28138

Development of a Natural Gas Systems Analysis Model (GSAM)

ICF Resources Inc.

OST-13-04

Computational Modeling of Microwave Sintering Process

National Energy Technology Laboratory

FEW 0000/AA06-02

Innovative Wave-Equation Migration

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 04FE02

  Amplitude-Preserving Kirchhoff Migration

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW ESD02-005

Realistic Velocity Anisotropy Estimation in Complex 3D Environments

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEWESD02-007

Anisotropic Properties of Compacted Clay Rich Rocks

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-009

Combined Borehole Seismic and Electromagnetic Inversion

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-027

Nanoscale Pore Imaging and Pore-Scale Fluid Flow Modeling in Chalk

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-029

Advanced Reservoir Imaging Using Frequency-Dependent Seismic Attributes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-030

Measuring and Interpreting Seismic Attenuation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

P-200

Coupled Geomechanical Deformation, Fluid Flow and Seismic

Sandia National Laboratory

P-222 FEW 0082

Autonomous Monitoring of Production

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

P-225 FEW G306

Testing and Validation of High Resolution Fluid Imaging in Real Time

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

ESD02-006

Joint Geophysical Imaging

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FWP-02FE06

Innovative Wave Equation Migration

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

Completed Reservoir Characterization Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-NT0005672

The Bakken-An Unconventional Petroleum and Reservoir System

Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines

DE-FC26-06NT42956

Natural and Induced Fracture Diagnostics from 4-D VSP in Low Permeability Gas Reservoirs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

DE-FC26-06NT15568

Research and Development Concerning Coalbed Natural Gas—Congressional Mandate

University of Wyoming

DE-AI26-05NT15538

Oil and Gas Resource Assessment of the Russian Arctic

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-FC26-05NT15457

Rapid Calibration of High Resolution Geologic Models to Dynamic Data Using Inverse Modeling: Field Application and Validation

Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

DE-FC26-04NT42243

Novel Use of P-wave and S-wave Seismic Attenuation for Deep Natural Gas Exploration and Development

Rock Solid Images (RDSPI, LP)

DE-FC26-04NT42242

Advanced Seismic While Drilling System

Technology International, Inc. (TII)

DE-FC26-04NT42241

A Robust MEMS Based Multi-Component Sensor for 3-D Borehole Seismic Arrays

Paulsson Geophysical Services, Inc.

DE-FG26-04NT42132

Production of Natural Gas and Fluid Flow in Tight Sand Reservoirs

Florida International University

DE-FC26-04NT15506

Imaging Reservoir Quality: Seismic Signatures of Geologic Processes

Stanford University

DE-FC26-04NT15507

Combined Borehole Seismic and Electromagnetic Inversion for High-Resolution Petrophysical Assessment of Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15509

Integrated Synthesis of the Permian Basin:   Data and Models for Recovering Existing and undiscovered Oil Resources from the Largest Oil-Bearing Basin in the U.S.

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15513

Establishing the Relationship Between Fracture-Related Dolomite and Primary Rock Fabric on the Distribution of Reservoir in the Michigan Basin

Western Michigan University

DE-FC26-04NT15515

Fluid-Rock Characterization for NMR Well Logging and Special Core Analysis

Rice University

DE-FC26-04NT15516

Evaluating the Influence of Pore Architecture and Initial Saturation on Wettability and Relative Permeability in Heterogeneous, Shallow-Shelf Carbonates

University of Kansas

DE-FC26-04NT15517

Data Integration for the Generation of High Resolution Reservoir Models  

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-04NT15518

Integrated, Multi-Scale Characterization of Imbibition and Wettability Phenomena Using Magnetic Resonance and Wide Band Dielectric Measurements

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15526

Transformation of Resources to Reserves: Next Generation Heavy Oil Techniques

Stanford University

DE-FC26-04NT15528

Development, Demonstration and Dissemination of a Probabilistic Simulation Module for BOAST II

Advanced Resources International, Inc. (ARI)

DE-FC26-04NT15530

Industrial Compositional Streamline Simulation for Efficient and Accurate Prediction of Gas Injection and WAG Processes

Stanford University

DE-FC26-04NT15531

Parallel, Multigrid Finite Element Simulator for Fractured/Faulted and Other Complex Reservoirs Based on CCA (Common Component Architecture)

University of Utah

DE-FC26-03NT41856

Creating a Geologic Play Book for Trenton Black River Appalachian Basin Exploration

West Virginia University Research Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT41629

An Analysis of Methodology for Reservoir Analysis

West Virginia University Research Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT15405

Experimental Investigation and High Resolution Simulator of In-Situ Combustion Processes

Stanford University

DE-FC26-03NT15408

Fundamentals of Reservoir Surface Energy as Related to Surface Properties, Wettability, Capillary Action, and Oil Recovery from Fractured Reservoirs

University of Wyoming

DE-FC26-03NT15409

T-R Cycle Characterization and Imaging: Advanced Diagnostic Methodology for Petroleum Reservoir and Trap Detection and Delineation

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-03NT15410

History Matching in Parallel Computational Environments

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-03NT15414

4-D High Resolution Seismic Reflection Monitoring of Miscible CO2 Injected into a Carbonate Reservoir

University of Kansas Research Center

DE-FC26-03NT15417

Time-Lapse Seismic Modeling and Inversion of CO2Saturation for Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery

4th Wave Imaging Corp

DE-FC26-03NT15425

Application of Time-Lapse Seismic Monitoring for the Control and Optimization of CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations

Schlumberger Technology Corporation

DE-FG26-03NT15435

Development of Bypassed Oil Reserves Using Behind Casing Resistivity Measurement

Terra Exploration & Production Company

DE-FG26-03NT15395

Basin Analysis and Petroleum System Characterization and Modeling, Interior Salt Basins, Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-03NT15397

Interwell Connectivity and Diagnostic Using Correlation of Production and Injection Rate Data in Hydrocarbon Production

Texas A&M University

DE-FC26-02NT15344

Wettability and Oil Recovery by Imbibition and Viscous Displacement from Fractured and Heterogeneous Reservoirs

University of Wyoming

DE-FC26-02NT15345

An Integrated Approach to Characterization Bypassed Oil Saturation in Heterogeneous & Fractured Reservoirs Using Tracers

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-FC26-02NT41437

Identifying and Remediating High Water Production Problems in Basin Centered Formations

Advanced Resources International

DE-FC26-02NT15131

  Play Analysis and digital Portfolio of Major Oil Reservoirs in the Permian Basin: Application and Transfer of Advanced Geological and Engineering Technologies for Incremental Production Opportunities

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-02NT15132

Geographic Information system Approach for Play Portfolios to Improve Oil Production in the Illinois Basin

Illinois State Geological Survey

DE-FC26-02NT15133

Major Oil Plays in Utah and Vicinity

Utah Geological Survey

DE-FG26-02NT15296

Use of Bio-Stratigraphy to Reduce Risks, Increase Production & Reduce Environmental Concerns in Oil Well Drilling

Edward Markes & Associates

DE-FC26-02NT15346

Characterization of In-situ Stress and Permeability in Fractured Reservoirs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DE-FC26-01NT41234

Development of a 400 Level 3C Clamped Downhole Seismic Receiver Array for 3-D Borehole Seismic Imaging of Gas Reservoirs

Paulsson Geophysics Services, Inc.

DE-AT26-01NT20205

Natural Gas Long Term Sustainability

Energy & Environmental Solutions, LLC (E2S)

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.03.1

Characterization and Alteration of Wettability States of Alaskan Reservoirs to Improve Oil Recovery Efficiency

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.04.1

Reservoir Characterization, Source Rock Potential, Fossil Fuel Resources, and Basin Analyses, Bristol Bay Basin, AK

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.05.3

Chemical and Microbial Characterization of North Slope Viscous Oil to Assess Viscosity Reduction and Enhanced Recovery

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FG26-01BC41356

Characterization of Heterogeneities at the Reservoir Scale:  Spatial Distribution and Influence on Fluid Flow

Florida International University

DE-FC26-01BC15164

Wettability and Prediction of Oil Recovery from Reservoirs Developed with Modern Drilling and Completion Fluids

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FC26-01BC15271

Development of a Virtual Intelligence Technique for the Upstream Oil Industry

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-01BC15276

Field Demonstration of Horizontal Infill Drilling Using Cost-Effective Integrated Reservoir Modeling-Mississippian Carbonates, Central Kansas

University of Kansas Center for Research

DE-FC26-01BC15313

Online, Optimization-Based Simulation of Fractured and Nonfractured Reservoirs

University of Utah

DE-FC26-01BC15314

A New Generation Chemical Flooding Simulator

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-01BC15352

Characterization of Turbiditic Oil Reservoirs Based on Geophysical Models of their Formation

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-01BC15354

Seismic and Rock-Physics Diagnostics of Multiscale Reservoir Textures

Stanford University

DE-FC26-01BC15355

Multiphase Fracture-Matrix Interactions Under Stress Changes

University of Pennsylvania

DE-FC26-01BC15357

Development of an Advanced Approach of Next-Generation, Integrated Reservoir Characterization

Advanced Resources International, Inc.

DE-AC26-00NT40698

Innovative Methodology for Detection of Fractured Controlled Sweet Spots in the Northern Appalachians

State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo

DE-AC26-00NT40689

Simulation-Enhanced Fracture Detection: Research and Demonstration in U.S. Basins

Indiana University

DE-FC26-00BC15127

An Advanced Fracture Characterization and Well Path Navigation System for Effective Re-Development and Enhancement of Ultimate Recovery from the Complex Monterey Reservoir of the South Ellwood Field, Offshore California

Venoco, Inc.

DE-FC26-00BC15122

Using Recent Advances in 2D Seismic Technology and Surface Geochemistry to Economically Redevelop a Shallow Shelf Carbonate Reservoir: Vernon Field, Isabella County, MI

Michigan Technological University

DE-FC26-00BC15123

Intelligent Computing System for Reservoir Analysis and Risk Assessment of Red River Formation

Luff Exploration Company

DE-FC26-00BC15301

Seismic Determination of Reservoir Heterogeneity: Application to Characterization of Heavy Oil Reservoirs

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

DE-FC26-00BC15303

Integrated Geological-Engineering Model for Reef and Carbonate Shoal Reservoirs Associated with Paleohighs: Upper Jurassic Smackover Formation, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-00BC15307

Oil Reservoir Characterization and CO2 Injection Monitoring in the Permian Basin with Cross-Well Electromagnetic Imaging

ElectroMagnetics Instruments, Inc.

DE-FC26-00BC15308

Advanced Technology for Predicting the Fluid Flow Attributes of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs from Quantitative Geologic Data and Modeling

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-00BC15309

Mapping of Reservoir Properties and Facies Through Integration of Static and Dynamic Data

University of Tulsa

DE-AC26-99FT40688

Developing the Next Generation Fracture Detection and Prediction Technology

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99FT40720

Multi-Site Application of the Geomechanical Approach for Natural Fracture Exploration

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99BC15202

NMR Characterizations of Heterogeneous Porous Media

Texas A&M University

DE-AC26-99BC15213

Advanced Techniques for Reservoir Simulation and Modeling of Nonconventional Wells

Stanford University

DE-AC26-98FT40481

Downhole Fluid Analyzer

APS Technology

DE-FC22-95BC14939

Increasing Heavy Oil Reserves in the Wilmington Oil Field through Advanced Reservoir Characterization and Thermal Production Technologies

City of Long Beach

DE-AT21-93MC30139

USGS Western Basins Geology and Resource Studies

U.S. Geological Survey

ESD02-006

Joint Geophysical Imaging

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEWA085-01

Formation Logging for Microborehole

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

FWP-5220

Natural Fracture Diagnostics Validation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FWP-G3050

Rapid Imaging of Interwell Fluid Saturations Using Seismic and Multiphase Production Data

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-029

Advanced Reservoir Imaging Using Frequency-Dependent Seismic Attributes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

P-300/ESD02-006

Joint Geophysical Imaging & Logging

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 02FE10

Direct Quantification of Uncertainties Associated with Reservoir Performance Simulations

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 4365

Geomechanics for Reservoir Management

Sandia National Laboratory

P-301

Offshore Oil Field Characterization with EM Methods

Sandia National Laboratory

Completed Advanced Drilling Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

ER85766

Robust and Self-Contained Fiber-Optic Gyroscope for Measurement-While-Drilling in Harsh Downhole Environment

Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation (IFOS)

DE-FC26-06NT42951

Development and Application of Insulated Drill Pipe for High Temperature-High Pressure Drilling

Drill Cool Systems, Inc.

DE-FC26-06NT42950

Harsh Environment Electronics Packaging for Downhole Oil & Gas Exploration

General Electric Global Research Center

DE-FC26-06NT42949

Development of High Temperature Capacitor Technology and Manufacturing Capability

Hamilton Sundstrand

DE-FC26-06NT42948

275°C Downhole Switched-Mode Power Supply

Oklahoma State University

DE-FC26-06NT42946

High-Temperature Battery for Drilling Applications

Electrochemical Systems, Inc. (ESI)

DE-FC26-05NT42657

Development of a Low-Cost Rotary-Steerable Drilling System

Diamondback Downhole Technologies LLC

DE-FC26-04NT15502

Advanced Ultra High Speed Motor for Drilling

Impact Technologies, LLC

DE-FC26-04NT15501

Novel High-Speed Drilling Motor for Oil Exploration & Production  

APS Technology, Inc.

DE-AF26-05NT50396

Step Change In Directional Drilling Control And Efficiency When Using Motor Steerable Systems

Slider LLC

DE-FC26-05NT15491

Self Expanding Sandscreen Technology

Confluent Filtration Systems, LLC

DE-FC26-05NT15489

Counter-Rotating Tandem Motor Drilling System

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-05NT15488

Microhole Wireless Steering While Drilling System

Baker Hughes

DE-FC26-05NT15487

Microhole Coiled Tube Bottom Hole Assemblies

Ultima Labs

DE-FC26-05NT15486

High Power Turbodrill and Drill Bit for Drilling with Coiled Tubing

Technology International, Inc.

DE-FC26-05NT15485

Friction Reduction for Microhole Coiled Tubing Drilling

CTES, L.P.

DE-FC26-05NT15484

Small Mechanically Assisted High Pressure Waterjet Drilling Tools

Tempress Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-05NT15483

Advanced Monobore Concept CFEX Self-Expanding Tubular Technology

Confluent Filtration Systems, LLC

DE-FC26-05NT15482

Field Demonstration of Existing Microhole Coiled Tubing Rig (MCTR)  

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-04NT15474

A Built for Purpose Microhole Coiled Tubing Rig

Schlumberger IPC

DE-FC26-04NT15473

Microhole Smart Steering and Logging While Drilling System

Baker Hughes INTEQ

DE-FC26-03NT42000

Enhanced Wellbore Stabilization and Reservoir Productivity with Aphron Drilling Fluid Technology

MASI Technologies LLC

DE-FC26-03NT41999

Fundamental Research on Percussion Drilling: Improved Rock Mechanics Analysis, Advanced Simulation Technology, and Full-Scale Laboratory Investigations

Terralog Technologies

DE-FC26-03NT41782

Drilling Optimization Utilizing Surface Instrumentation for Downhole Event Recognition

Maurer Engineering, Inc.

DE-AP26-03NT20429

Microdrill Equipment Drawings and Design Specification

Rio Technical Services, Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT15477

Development of Radar Navigation and Radio Data Transmission for Microhole Coiled Tubing Bottom Hole Assemblies

Stolar Research Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT15476

Advanced Mud System for Microhole Coiled Tubing Drilling

Bandera Petroleum Exploration LLC

DE-FC26-03NT15475

Microhole Downhole Drilling Tractor

Western Well Tool, Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT15472

Development of Through Tubing (Microhole) Artificial Lift Systems

Gas Production Specialists

DE-FC26-03NT15426

Use of Cutting Edge Horizontal, Underbalanced Drilling Technologies, Subsurface Seismic Techniques to Explore, Drill, Produce Reservoired Oil & Gas from the Fractured Monterey Formation Below 10,000 in the Santa Maria Basin of California

Temblor Petroleum Company, LLC

DE-FC26-03NT15401

Feasibility of Ultra-High Speed Diamond Drilling

Terra Tek, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41662

Improved Tubulars for Better Economics in Deep Gas Well Drilling Using Microwave Technology

Pennsylvania State University

DE-AC26-02NT41641

Dual Gradient Drilling System Using Glass Hollow Spheres

Maurer Technology, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41248-2.03.2

Rural Alaska Coal Bed Methane:   Application of New Technologies to Explore and Produce Energy

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.04.3

Novel Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramic Borehole Sealants for Arctic Environment

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41229

Very High-Speed Drill String Communications Network  Intellipipe(TM)

Novatek

DE-AF26-01NT00980

Develop of Underbalanced Risk Information Tool UnRiskIT Software

Warrior Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT41023

Advanced Drill Components by Microwave

Pennsylvania State University

DE-FC26-00NT40964

Ultra-Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field Development Enabling Technologies and Demonstrations

ConocoPhillips Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT40919

Ultra-Lightweight Cement

Cementing Solutions Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT40918

Optimization of Mud Hammer Drilling Performance

Terra Tek, Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT40917

Laser Drilling

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-99FT40262

Development and Manufacture of Cost Effective Composite Drill Pipe

Advanced Composite Products & technology, Inc.

DE-FG26-99BC15178

Advanced Cuttings Transport Study

University of Tulsa

DE-AC26-98FT34174

Development of New Types of Non-Damaging Drill-in and Completion Fluids

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-FC26-97FT34367

Hydraulic Pulse Drilling

Tempress Technologies. Inc.

DE-FC26-97FT34365

Integrated Drilling System Using Mud Actuated Downhole Hammer as Primary Engine

Novatek

DE-FC26-97FT34368

New High Strength and Faster Drilling Thermally Stable Polycrystalline (TSP) Diamond Cutters

Technology International, Inc.

DE-FC26-97FT33063

Advanced High-Pressure Coiled-Tubing Drilling System

Maurer Engineering, Inc.

DE-AC26-97FT34345

High Temperature Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) Development

Maurer Engineering, Inc.

DE-AC26-97FT34175

Development of a High Temperature Logging While Drilling Tool

Sperry-Sun Drilling Services

DE-AC21-95MC31103

Integrated Underbalanced Directional Drilling System

Sperry-Sun Drilling Services

DE-AC21-94MC30088

Development and Testing of a High-Power, Slim-Hole Drilling System

Maurer Engineering

DE-AC21-94MC31197

Development and Testing of Underbalanced Drilling Products

Maurer Engineering

OST-12-05

Drilling, Completion, Stimulation Lab

National Energy Technology Laboratory

FEW 0118

Laser Peening to Improve Fatigue and Corrosion Resistance of Drilling Equipment

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

FEW 03FE06-06

Technology Development and Demonstration/Microholes for Designer Seismics in Support of CO2 EOR

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 03FE06-04

Technology Development and Demonstration of Microhole Oil Production at the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Test Center

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 42C1-04

Automatic Flaw Detection and Identification for Coiled Tubing

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW ESD04-006

The Application and Use of Microdrilling for Vertical Seismic Profiling

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 04 FE09

Demonstration of Microholes for Oil Production and Emplacement of Subsurface Seismic Instrumentation

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 99FE01

Control System for Oil Field Centrifuge (aka Fuzzy Logic)

Los Alamos National Laboratory

P-219 (FEAC322)

Life Performance Monitoring of Synthetic Fiber Mooring Ropes Using Polymeric Optical Fiber

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEWA08E-01

Coiled Tubing Deployed Microdrilling System With Real Time Downhole Monitoring

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW35107-50

225 o C Measurement While Drilling Using Silicon-On-Insulator

Sandia National Laboratories

FWP-49066

Application Of High Powered Lasers To Drilling And Completing Deep Wells

Argonne National Laboratory

FWP-35107

Acoustic Telemetry Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD)

Sandia National Laboratories

FWP-LONG1

Coiled Tubing Deployed Microdrilling

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Completed Deep Formations Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-NT0004651

Gulf Petro Initiative

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

DE-FC26-06NT42949

Development of High Temperature Capacitor Technology and Manufacturing Capability

Hamilton Sundstrand

DE-FC26-06NT42948

275°C Downhole Switched-Mode Power Supply

Oklahoma State University

DE-FC26-06NT42947

Deep Trek Re-configurable Processor for Data Acquistion

Honeywell International Inc.

DE-FC26-06NT42946

High-Temperature Battery for Drilling Applications

Electrochemical Systems, Inc. (ESI)

DE-FC26-06NT42945

High Temperature Capacitor Development

Giner, Inc.

DE-FC26-05NT42657

Development of a Low-Cost Rotary-Steerable Drilling System

Diamondback Downhole Technologies LLC

DE-FC26-05NT42656

Development of A 275° C Downhole Microcomputer System

Oklahoma State University

DE-FC26-05NT42655

Development of a High Pressure/High Temperature Downhole Turbine Generator

Dexter Magnetic Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-04NT42239

Imaging Super-Deep Gas Plays Across the Gulf of Mexico Shelf

University of Texas at Austin, BEG

DE-FC26-04NT42107

Harsh-Environment Solid-State Gamma Detector for Down-hole Gas and Oil Exploration

General Electric Global Research Center

DE-FC26-03NT41836

Supercement for Annular Seal and Long term Integrity in Deep, Hot Wells

Cementing Solutions Inc.

DE-PS26-03NT41835

An Innovative High-Temperature, High Pressure Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) Tool

Schlumberger Technology Corporation

DE-FC26-03NT41834

Development of Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) High Temperature Electronics

Honeywell, Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT41875

Resource Assessment of Deep Natural Gas Resource of the Onshore Salt Basins NE Gulf of Mexico

University of Alabama

DE-FC26-02NT41664

Drilling Vibration Monitoring and Control System

APS Technology

DE-FC26-02NT41662

Improved Tubulars for Better Economics in Deep Gas Well Drilling Using Microwave Technology

Pennsylvania State University

DE-FC26-02NT41601

Downhole Power Generation and Wireless Communications for Intelligent Completion Applications

Tubel Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41656

Electromagnetic (EM) Telemetry Tool for Deep Well Drilling Applications

E-Spectrum Technologies Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41663

Stimulation Technology for Deep Well Completions

Pinnacle Technologies Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41657

Optimization of Deep Drilling Performance Development and Benchmark Testing of Advanced Diamond Product Bits and High Pressure/High Temperature Fluids to Significantly Improve Rates of Penetration

Terra Tek, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41229

Very High-Speed Drill String Communications Network

Novatek Engineering, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41234

Development of a 400 Level 3C Clamped Downhole Seismic Receiver Array for 3-D Borehole Seismic Imaging of Gas Reservoirs

Paulsson Geophysics Services, Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT41023

Advanced Drill Components by Microwave

Pennsylvania State University

DE-AF26-98FT02147

Rome Trough Consortium

Kentucky Geological Survey

DE-AT26-98FT40032

Deep Reservoir Studies

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-AC26-97FT34175

Development of a High Temperature Logging While Drilling Tool

Sperry-Sun Drilling Services

DE-FC26-97FT33063

Advanced High-Pressure Coiled-Tubing Drilling System

Maurer Engineering, Inc.

DE-FC26-97FT34368

New High Strength and Faster Drilling Thermally Stable Polycrystalline (TSP) Diamond Cutters

Technology International, Inc.

DE-AC26-97FT34345

High Temperature Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) Development

Maurer Engineering, Inc.

FEW35107-50

Measurement While Drilling Using Silicon-On-Insulator

Sandia National Laboratories

FWP-49066

Application Of High Powered Lasers To Drilling And Completing Deep Wells

Argonne National Laboratory

FWP-LONG3

Industry Workshop on Drilling Technology

Sandia National Laboratories

Completed Improved Recovery Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

10ER85759

Novel Self-Thickening Chemicals for Improved Conformance Control

ChemEOR

08ER84951

Demonstration of Advanced Technology for Surface Processing of Oil Shale

Combustion Resources, Inc.

DE-FC26-08NT43291–01.7

Evaluation of Key Factors Affecting Successful Oil Production in the Bakken Formation, North Dakota – Phase 2

Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

DE-FC26-08NT43291–01.2

Evaluation of Key Factors Affecting Successful Oil Production in the Bakken Formation, North Dakota - Phase 1

Energy & Environmental Research Center

DE-FC26-06NT42817

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing Technology for Unconventional Tight Gas Reservoirs

Texas A&M University’s Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

DE-FG26-06NT42745

Solvent Based Enhanced Oil Recovery for In-Situ Upgrading of Heavy Oil Sands

Florida International University

DEAP26-06NT03837

National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Studies on Novel Surfactants

Columbia University

DE-AF26-06NT06221

Hydrate Joint Industry Project

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-06NT15569

Utah Center for Heavy Oil Research

University of Utah

DE-FC26-05NT15479

Thermochemically Driven Gas Dynamic Fracturing (TDGF) Technology

More Oil Inc.

DE-FC26-05NT15458

Improvement of Carbon Dioxide Sweep Efficiency by Utilization of Microbial Permeability Modification to Reduce the Amount of Oil Bypassed during Carbon Dioxide Flood

Mississippi State University (MSU)

DE-FC26-04NT42098

Stripper Well Consortium

Pennsylvania State University

DE-FC26-04NT15514

Demonstration of a Novel, Integrated Multi-Scale Procedure for High-Resolution 3D Reservoir Characterization and Improved CO2 -EOR/Sequestration Management, SACROC Unit

Advanced Resources International

DE-FC26-04NT15519

Aperture-Tolerant, Chemical-Based Methods to Reduce Channeling

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15520

pH Sensitive Polymers for Improving Reservoir Sweep and Conformance Control in Chemical Flooding

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15521

Cost Effective Surfactant Formulations for Improved Oil Recovery in Carbonate Reservoirs

California Institute of Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15522

Development of an In Situ Biosurfactant Production Technology for Enhanced Oil Recovery

University of Oklahoma

DE-FC26-04NT15523/
FEW4715-02

Using Biosurfactants Produced from Agriculture Process Waste Streams to Improve Oil Recovery in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

University of Kansas

DE-FC26-04NT15524

Mechanistic Understanding of Microbial Plugging for Improved Sweep Efficiency

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15525

Bio-Engineering High Performance Microbial Strains for MEOR by Directed Protein Evolution Technology

California Institute of Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15527

Altering Reservoir Wettability to Improve Production from Single Wells

Correlations Company

DE-FC26-04NT15529

Modeling Wettability Alteration Using Chemical EOR Processes in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

The University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15532

Improved Gas Flooding Efficiency

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15533

The Synthesis and Evaluation of Inexpensive CO 2Thickeners Designed by Molecular Modeling

University of Pittsburgh

DE-FC26-04NT15534

Origin of Scale-Dependent Dispersivity and it's Implications for Miscible Gas Flooding

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15535

Improvement of Sweep Efficiency in Gas Flooding

University of Houston

DE-FC26-04NT15536

Evaluation and Enhancement of Carbon Dioxide Flooding Through Sweep Improvement

Louisiana State University

DE-FC26-04NT42108

Development of an Advanced Hydraulic Fracture Mapping System

Pinnacle Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT41876

Resource Assessment and Production Testing for CBM Development in the Illinois Basin

University of Kentucky Research Foundation

DE-FC26-03NT15403

Development of Next Generation Multiphase Pipe Flow Prediction Tools

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-03NT15406

Surfactant-Based Enhance Recovery Processes and Foam Mobility Control

Rice University

DE-FC26-03NT15407

Smart Multifunctional Polymers

University of Southern Mississippi

DE-FC26-03NT15408

Fundamentals of Reservoir Surface Energy as Related to Surface Properties, Wettability, Capillary Action, and Oil Recovery from Fractured Reservoirs

University of Wyoming

DE-FC26-03NT15411

Coupling the Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer Technology and Gelation Technology to Maximize Incremental Oil Production

Surtek, Inc

DE-FC26-03NT15412

A Framework to Design and Optimize Chemical Flooding Processes

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-03NT15413

Mineral-Surfactant Interactions for Minimum Reagents Precipitation and Adsorption for Improved Oil Recovery  

Columbia University

DE-FC26-03NT15416

Design and Develop Integrated Compact Multi-Phase Separator System

University of Tulsa

DE-FG26-03NT15432

Use of Acid Stimulation for Restoring to Production Shut-In Oil Fields

ST James Oil Corp

DE-FG26-03NT15436

Enhanced Recovery Utilizing Variable Frequency Drives and a Distributed Power System

Peden Energy

DE-FG26-03NT15438

Improved Approaches to Design of Polymer Gel Treatments in Mature Oil Fields: Field Demonstration in Dickman Field, Ness County, KS

Grand Mesa Operating Company

DE-FG26-03NT15439

A Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Project Developed for the Poison Spider Field Natrona County, WY

Arnell Oil Company

DE-FG26-03NT15440

Production Improvement from Increased Permeability Using Engineered Biochemical Secondary Recovery Methodology in Marginal Wells of the East Texas Field

TENECO Energy, LLC

DE-FC26-03NT15402

A Comprehensive Statistically-Based Method to Interpret Real-Time Flowing Well Measurements

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-02NT41601

Downhole Power Generation and Wireless Communications for Intelligent Completion Applications

Tubel Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT41438

Increasing Production from Low-Permeability Gas Reservoirs by Optimizing Zone Isolation for Successful Stimulation Treatments

Cementing Solutions Inc.

DE-FC26-02NT15187

Sonication Technology for Oil Well Stimulation

Pennsylvania State University

DE-FC26-02NT15323

Development and Optimization of Gas-Assisted Gravity Drainage (GAGD) Process for Improved Light Oil Recovery

Louisiana State University

DE-FC26-02NT15444

Distributed Generation Power Units at Marginal Oil Well Sites (Offgases for Oil)

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-FC26-02NT15422

Using Cable Suspended Submersible Pumps to Reduce Production Costs to Increase Ultimate Recovery in the Red Mountain Field in the San Juan Basin Region

Enerdyne LLC

DE-FC26-02NT15442

Reviving Abandoned Reservoirs with High Pressure Air Injection:   Application in a Fractured and Karsted Dolomite Reservoir

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-02NT15443

Developmental Practices for Optimized MEOR in Shallow Heavy Oil Reservoirs

University of Missouri

DE-FC26-02BC15275

Cavity-Like Completions in Weak Sands

Texas A&M University

DE-FC26-02NT15321

Development of Microorganisms with Improved Transport and Biosurfactant Activities for Enhanced Oil Recovery

University of Oklahoma

DE-FC26-02NT15322

Dilute Surfactant Methods for Carbonate Formations

University of Houston

DE-FC26-02NT15363

Development of Polymer Gel Systems to Improve Volumetric Sweep and Reduce Producing Water/Oil Ratios

University of Kansas Center for Research

DE-FC26-02NT15441

Implementing a Novel CO 2 Flood in Paleozoic Reefs

Michigan Technological University

DE-FG26-02NT15447

 Investigation of Phase and Emulsion Behavior, Surfactant Retention, Condensate/Water/Ethanol Mixtures

Morehouse College

DE-FG26-02NT15452

Enhanced Oil Recovery by Horizontal Waterflooding, Osage  

Grand Resources, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41326

Advanced Fracturing Technology for Tight Gas: An East Texas Field Demonstration

University of Texas at Austin

DE-AF26-01NT00980

Develop of Underbalanced Risk Information Tool UnRiskIT Software

Warrior Technologies, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41248 3.05.01

Evaluation of Wax Deposition and It's Control During Production of Alaska North Slope Oils

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 3.05.02

Phase Behavior, Solid Organic Precipitation, and Mobility Characterization Studies in Support of Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery on the Alaska North Slope

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.04.3

Novel Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramic Borehole Sealants for Arctic Environment

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.03.1

Characterization and Alteration of Wettability States of Alaskan Reservoirs to Improve Oil Recovery Efficiency

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.05.3

Chemical and Microbial Characterization of North Slope Viscous Oil to Assess Viscosity Reduction and Enhanced Recovery

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FG26-01NT41357

Combined Microbial Surfactant-Polymer System for Improved Oil Mobility and Conformance Control

Prairie View A&M University

DE-FC26-01BC15150

Paraffin Deposition Research and Model Validation

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-01BC15165

Calibration and Testing of Sonic Stimulation Technologies

Michigan Technological University

DE-FC26-01BC15186

Development of Shallow Viscous Oil Reserves in North Slope

University of Houston

DE-FC26-01BC15274

Preferred Waterflood Management Practices for the Spraberry Trend Area

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-FC26-01BC15312

Behavior of Surfactant Mixture at Solid/Liquid and Oil/Liquid Interface in Chemical Flooding Systems

Columbia University

DE-FC26-01BC15315

Inexpensive CO2 -Thickening Agents for Improved Mobility Control of CO 2 Floods

University of Pittsburgh

DE-FC26-01BC15316

Conformance Improvement Using Gels

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FC26-01BC15317

Stimuli-Responsive Copolymers with Enhanced Efficiency in Reservoir Recovery Processes

University of Southern Mississippi

DE-FC26-01BC15318

Mechanistic Studies of Improved Foam EOR Processes

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-01BC15361

Investigation of Efficiency Improvement During CO2 Injection in Hydraulically and Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-FC26-01BC15362

Lower Cost Methods for Improved Oil Recovery (IOR) via Surfactant Flooding

California Institute of Technology

DE-FC26-01BC15364

Improving CO2 Efficiency for Recovering Oil in Heterogeneous Reservoirs

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FG26-00NT40789

Selection and Treatment of Stripper Gas Wells for Production Enhancement in the Midcontinent

Advanced Resources International

DE-FG26-00NT40965

Advanced Stripper Gas Well Produced Water Remediation

Western Syncoal

DE-FC26-00NT40964

Ultra-Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field Development Enabling Technologies and Demonstrations

ConocoPhillips Inc.

DE-FC26-00NT40919

Ultra-Lightweight Cement

Cementing Solutions Inc.

DE-AC26-00BC15121

Improved Miscible Nitrogen Flood Performance Utilizing Advanced Reservoir Characterization & Horizontal Laterals in a Class I Reservoir - East Binger (Marchand) Unit

Binger Operations, LLC

DE-FC26-00BC15124

Field Demonstration of Carbon Dioxide Miscible Flooding in the Lansing-Kansas City Formation, Central Kansas

University of Kansas

DE-FC26-00BC15125

Exploration and Optimization of Reservoir Performance in Hunton Formation, OK

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-00BC15128

Heterogeneous Shallow-Shelf Carbonate Buildups in the Blanding Sub-Basin of the Paradox Basin, Utah and Colorado:   Targets for Increased Oil Production and Reserves Using Horizontal Drilling Techniques

Utah Geological Survey

DE-AC26-00BC15129

Improved Oil Recovery from Upper Jurassic Smackover Carbonates (Class II Reservoir) Through the Application of Advanced Technologies at Womack Hill Oil Field, Choctaw and Clarke Counties, Alabama, Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain

University of Alabama

DE-FG26-00BC15254

Economic Implementation and Optimization of a Secondary Oil Recovery Process: St. Mary West Cotton Valley Unit, Lafayette County, AR

Strand Energy, L.C.

DE-FC26-00BC15311

Heavy and Thermal Oil Recovery Production Mechanisms

Stanford University

DE-FC26-00BC15319

High Resolution Prediction of Gas injection Process Performance for Heterogeneous Reservoirs

Stanford University

DE-FG26-99FT40699

Low Cost Methodologies to Analyze and Correct Abnormal Production Declines in Stripper Gas Well

James Engineering, Inc.

DE-FG26-99FT40700

Advanced Technologies for Stripper Gas Well Improvement

Holditch - Reservoir Technologies

DE-FC26-99FT40129

Real-Time Monitoring of Reservoir Stimulation Procedures Via Electronic Wireline and Telemetry

RealTimeZone, Inc.

DE-AC26-99FT40688

Developing the Next Generation Fracture Detection and Prediction Technology

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99FT40720

Multi-Site Application of the Geomechanical Approach for Natural Fracture Exploration

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-98FT34174

Development of New Types of Non-Damaging Drill-in and Completion Fluids

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-FC26-98FT40136

Targeting Reserve Growth Opportunities in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Basin

University of Texas at Austin (BEG)

DE-FC26-98FT40486

Optimization of Infill Drilling in Naturally-Fractured Tight-Gas Reservoirs

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-AC26-98FT40481

Downhole Fluid Analyzer

APS Technology

DE-FC26-97FT34182

Secondary Natural Gas Recovery in the Appalachian Basin

West Virginia Research Corp.

DE-FG21-97FT34176

Minimizing Formation Damage to Maximize Well Productivity

Stim-Lab

DE-FG21-96MC33148

Assessing and Forecasting, by Gas Play, Natural Gas Reserve Appreciation and Quantifying the Role of Technology Advancement in the Texas Gulf Basin and East Texas

University of Texas at Austin

DE-AC21-95MC31063

Greater Green River Basin Production Improvement

Union Pacific Resources Company

DE-FC22-95BC14941

Advanced Oil Recovery Technologies for Improved Recovery from Slope Basin Clastic Reservoirs, Nash Draw Brushy Canyon Pool, Eddy County, New Mexico

Strata Production Co.

DE-AC21-94MC31197

Development and Testing of Underbalanced Drilling Products

Maurer Engineering

DE-AC21-94MC31199

Field Testing and Optimization of CO2/Sand Fracturing Technology

Petroleum Consulting Services

DE-AC21-93MC28139

Development of a Gas Information System (GASIS)

Energy and Environmental Analysis

DE-AC21-92MC28138

Development of a Natural Gas Systems Analysis Model (GSAM)

ICF Resources Inc.

DE-FC21-92MC29077

Fracturing Fluid Characterization Facility

University of Oklahoma Office of Research Administration

DE-AC21-90MC26025

Petroleum Consulting Services Production Verification Tests

Petroleum Consulting Services

OST-05-04

Unconventional Resource Development

National Energy Technology Laboratory

OST-08-06

Distributed Gas Sweetening for Mature Fields

National Energy Technology Laboratory

OST-30-04

Coupled Reservoir and Geomechanical Simulator for Oil Production

National Energy Technology Laboratory

98-F014

Fracture Generation and Fractured Reservoir Software Study

Columbia Gas Transmission

FEW04-012298

Development of an Advanced Hydraulic Fracture Mapping Tool

Sandia National Laboratories

FEWA085-01

Formation Logging for Microborehole

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW ESD02-003

Laboratory Study on Borehole Stability and Sand Production in Weakly Cemented Sand

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 061704

Field Studies of Effective Enhanced Oil/Gas Recovery Technologies

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 42C1-05

Development of Smart-Proppant Technology for Hydraulic Fracturing

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 4680

Mechanisms of Mobility Control with Foam

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 5227/02FE09

An Integrated Approach to Assessing Seismic Stimulation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 5AC312

Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery Surfactant from Waste Products and Biotechnologies for Oilfield Application

Idaho National Laboratory

FWP-49066

Application Of High Powered Lasers To Drilling And Completing Deep Wells

Argonne National Laboratory

FWP-G3050

Rapid Imaging of Interwell Fluid Saturations Using Seismic and Multiphase Production Data

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

ESD02-006

Joint Geophysical Imaging

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

P-215

Well Integrity Assurance for Sub-salt, Near-salt Deepwater GoM Reservoir

Sandia National Laboratory

P-216

Direct Simulation of Near-Borehole Mechanics

Sandia National Laboratory

Completed Technology Transfer Projects

DE-FC26-05NT15478

Technology of In-Situ Gas Generation to Recover Residual Oil Reserves

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FC26-03NT15394

Targeted Technology Transfer for US Independents

Petroleum Technology Transfer Council

DE-AP26-03NT30860

Center for Petroleum Asset Risk Management (PARM)

University of Texas at Austin

DE-AP26-03NT30859

Identification of Naval Technologies Transferable to the Offshore Energy Industry

Houston Advanced Research Center

DE-FG26-02NT15290

Start Up of a Public Geologic Core and Sample Repository in Houston, TX

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-01BC15272

Mentor-based Effort to Advance in Implementation of Preferred Upstream Management Practices

Petroleum Technology Transfer Council

Completed Natural Gas Processing Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FC26-01NT41225

Field Demonstration of a Membrane Process to Separate Nitrogen from Natural Gas

Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.

DE-FC26-99FT40723

Field Demonstration of a Membrane Process to Recover Heavy Hydrocarbons and Remove Water from Natural Gas

Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.

Completed Low Permeability Sandstone Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FC26-06NT42956

Natural and Induced Fracture Diagnostics from 4-D VSP in Low Permeability Gas Reservoirs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

DE-FC26-06NT42955

Design and Implementation of Energized Fracture Treatment in Tight Gas Sands

University of Texas, Austin

DE-FC26-06NT42817

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing Technology for Unconventional Tight Gas Reservoirs

Texas A&M University’s Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

DE-FC26-05NT42662

Petrophysical Analysis and Geographic Information System for San Juan Basin Tight Gas Reservoirs

Petroleum Recovery Research Center

DE-FC26-05NT42661

Critical Information for Development of Tight Gas Reservoirs in the Appalachian Basin: Unconventional Transfer

West Virginia University Research Corporation

DE-FC26-05NT42660

Analysis of Critical Permeability, Capillary and Electrical Properties for Mesaverde Tight Gas Sandstones from Western U.S. Basins

University of Kansas Center for Research

DE-FG26-04NT42132

Production of Natural Gas and Fluid Flow in Tight Sand Reservoirs

Florida International University

DE-FC26-02NT41437

Identifying and Remediating High Water Production Problems in Basin Centered Formations

Advanced Resources International

DE-AT26-01NT20205

Natural Gas Long Term Sustainability

Energy & Environmetal Solutions, LLC (E2S)

DE-FC26-01NT41325

Reducing Risk in Low-Permeability Gas Formations: Strategies for Avoiding Excessive Water Production and Optimizing Drilling and Completion Practices

Innovative Discovery Technologies

DE-AC26-00NT40689

Simulation-Enhanced Fracture Detection: Research and Demonstration in U.S. Basins

Indiana University

DE-AC26-00NT40697

Multi-Azimuth 3-D Seismic Attributes Demonstration, San Juan Basin

GeoSpectrum, Inc

DE-AC26-00NT40690

Combining a New 3D Seismic S-Wave Propagation Analysis for Remote Fracture Detection with a Robust Microfracture-Based Verification Technique

University of Texas at Austin (BEG)

DE-AC26-99FT40720

Multi-Site Application of the Geomechanical Approach for Natural Fracture Exploration

Advanced Resources International

DE-AC26-99FT40692

Multi-Attribute Seismic/Rock Physics Approach to Characterizing Fractured Reservoirs

Stanford University

DE-FC26-97FT34181

Riverton Dome Gas Exploration & Stimulation Demonstration, Wind River Basin, Wyoming

University of Wyoming, Institute for Energy Research (IER)

DE-AC21-95MC31063

Greater Green River Basin Production Improvement

Union Pacific Resources Company

DE-AC21-94MC31224

Naturally Fractured Tight Gas Reservoir Detection Optimization

Blackhawk Geosciences

DE-AC21-93MC30086

Naturally Fractured Tight Reservoir Detection Optimization

Advanced Resources International

DE-AT21-93MC30139

USGS Western Basins Geology and Resource Studies

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-AC21-92MC28138

Development of a Natural Gas Systems Analysis Model (GSAM)

ICF Resources Inc.

Completed LNG Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-AF26-06NT05482

Liquefied Natural Gas Partnership

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)

DOE-HQ

LNG Primer

National Energy Technology Laboratory

DE-FC26-02NT41653

Novel Process to Use Salt Caverns to Receive Ship-Borne LNG

Conversion Gas Imports, LLC

DE-FC26-03NT42027

New York State LNG Demonstration Program

New York State Electric and Gas Corp

DE-FG26-04NT42030

LNG Dispersion Modeling

Gas Technology Institute, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

FWP-47515

LNG Risk Assessment

Sandia National Laboratory

Completed Arctic Resources Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FC26-01NT41248 1.02.01

Grindability of Low-Ranked Alaskan Coal

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 1.03.01

Effects of Village Power Quality on Fuel Consumption and Operating Expenses

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 1.03.05

Capture of Heat Energy from Diesel Engine After-Cooler Circuit

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 2.04.01

Testing of a 5-kW SOFC on Diesel Reformate for Remote Power Applications

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 3.05.01

Evaluation of Wax Deposition and It's Control During Production of Alaska North Slope Oils

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248 3.05.02

Phase Behavior, Solid Organic Precipitation, and Mobility Characterization Studies in Support of Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery on the Alaska North Slope

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.04.3

Novel Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramic Borehole Sealants for Arctic Environment

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.03.1

Characterization and Alteration of Wettability States of Alaskan Reservoirs to Improve Oil Recovery Efficiency

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.05.3

Chemical and Microbial Characterization of North Slope Viscous Oil to Assess Viscosity Reduction and Enhanced Recovery

University of Alaska Fairbanks

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