The swiss army knife of SAGD
SAGD, which only became popular in the last 10 years, has potential for all sorts of modifications. But what if you could get blanket approval to use any and all of these modifications in one scheme?
With AppIntel, you can get newly submitted applications relevant to your operations. Just set up AppIntel hit alerts for the word
thermal bitumen. When a new application that contains this keyword is submitted to the regulator, you get an instant email notifying you.
One operator applied for the swiss army knife of SAGD. If approved, his new project will be able to use many different technologies to enhance SAGD without further application.
He has asked for steam, solvent, and methane injection, coupled with radio frequency heating, resistive and electromagnetic heating, and circulation strings -- all in the same application!
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Flexibility - what's it worth?
What if you were able to use appropriate bitumen recovery technology without waiting for additional permission? Would that allow quicker production increases and higher returns?
Just ask some of those companies who are still waiting for approvals over six years later.
Planning for quick approvals
How do some companies get quick approvals when other are waiting for years?
The best way is to read the applications of others. Look for regulator objections and how they were resolved.
The fastest way to find closed applications is by using AppIntel.
Keep abreast of new developments in heavy oil recovery
Wouldn't it be nice to instantly hear when a competitor tries a new recovery strategy in the field? AppIntel keeps you up to speed on new paradigms.
Details of new recovery technology are disclosed in regulatory applications. The regulator is a very picky adjudicator. They want all the technical details. You can see it all through AppIntel.
You can have new applications within 20 miles of your operation sent to you as soon as they are submitted. These area alerts are delivered daily.
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Tags: Thermal, Scheduling, Cut costs, Heavy Oil
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