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The United States of Oil

By John Lippert - 2013-04-02T12:33:57Z

Photograph by Spencer Lowell/Bloomberg Markets

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Targeting Deep Oil   

Whiting Petroleum drills a well for carbon dioxide-enhanced oil recovery in the Permian Basin that underlies parts of west Texas and New Mexico, targeting oil about 5,000 feet down. Improved reservoir mapping and real-time computer monitoring allows Whiting to increase pressure in parts of the field and decrease it in others, thereby steering the CO2 to the most lucrative locations in the reservoir.

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