Completed Exploration and Production Projects

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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 perry-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 Syste

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
Project Number Project Name Primary Performer
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 niversity 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