About the EOR TCP

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Technical Collaboration Programme (EOR TCP) was created in 1979 under the International Energy Agency (IEA). The EOR TCP evaluates and disseminates research and development results of enhanced oil recovery technology – with a focus on improving the economics of EOR, increasing the recovery of hydrocarbons originally in place and extending the life of existing hydrocarbon fields.

The EOR TCP remains an important network for public organizations, national oil companies, and private enterprises. The activities of the EOR TCP mainly cover information exchange carried out by the participating member countries, including: Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Russia, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States of America and Venezuela.


Virtual event – 30 November 2021

Virtual Event Hosted by Australia

Register here (free) to access recorded event

The 2021 EOR TCP Symposium is a day-long virtual event with presentations from member countries. The theme of the symposium will be “Sustainable Hydrocarbon Supply”, and intends to cover the broad range of EOR technologies being researched and implemented around the world to extend the producing life of existing hydrocarbon fields. The importance of existing hydrocarbon fields is highlighted by the decreasing trend of new field discoveries, and for their role in meeting demand while reducing emissions in a carbon constrained future.

Event program is available to view here

The EOR TCP is organised under the auspices of the International Energy Agency (IEA) but is functionally and legally autonomous. Views, findings and publications of the EOR TCP do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or its individual member countries.

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