Full Name

2009 Small Producer

Green Oil™ CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery for America's Small Oil Producers

Subcontractor: Pioneer Astronautics, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Robert Zubrin
Project Number Project Status
09123-14 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Martha Cather
Pioneer Energy, Inc.; J&L Allen, Inc; Carnegie Mellon University; American Power Ventures
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
February 11, 2011 November 30, 2013
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$1,143,746.00 $553,314.00 $579,223.00
Project Objectives

The goal of this project is to make EOR at small producer fields feasible, by developing truckportable equipment CO2 on-site and at scale of operation of approximately 1 million cubic feet per day. This is sufficent to generate about 100 additional barrels of oil per day, a relevant rate for small oil producers.


File Name File Type Date
09123-14-FR-Green_Oil_Co2-Enhanced_Recovery_Americas_Small_Oil_Producer-08-09-13_P Final Report 08/13
RPSEA Green Oil; Technology Project Website