Chevron Launches Largest Solar Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Project with BrightSource

By John Addison (10/4/11) Chevron Technology Ventures launched an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) demonstration project using solar energy to recover oil. The 29MW project uses BrightSource technology including 7,644 mirrors to focus the sun’s energy onto a solar boiler. The steam produced is injected into oil reservoirs to increase oil production. ... Read More...