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Jilin Oilfield EOR

Brief description:


Country: China

Project type: Storage

Scale: Small

Using captured CO2 from a natural gas processing plant in EOR operations at Jilin oilfield

Status: Operative

Year of operation 2009
Industry: Other

Transport of CO2 by: none

Type of storage: EOR

Volume: 200,000 tonnes/CO2


China National Petroleum Company is injecting around 200,000 tonnes per annum of CO2, captured at a natural gas processing plant, as part of enhanced oil recovery operations at its Jilin oilfield, at Songyuan, Jilin province.

The company plans to increase CO2 injection to more than 800,000tpa by 2015 as part of a second development phase. The project, which began injection in 2009, was China's first commercial CO2 EOR operation.

More information

CCUS-EOR at Jilin Oilfield, CNPC video, December 2011

Companies involved