CSP for thermal EOR: Weathering the storm

Despite the decline in global oil prices, CSP developers involved in providing solar applications for thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) remain optimistic.

GlassPoint's 7 MW solar thermal EOR facility in Oman. Image: GlassPoint.

By Ángela Castillo

In fact, the limited oil resources that heavy crude-extracting countries with ample sunshine have and the long-term nature of EOR projects might prove to be a golden opportunity for CSP developers to adopt forward-looking strategies. On the one hand, it could provide the right...

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