Petroleum Technology Research Centre

From Global Energy Monitor

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is a "not-for-profit research and development organization" that was founded in 1998 by "Natural Resources Canada, Saskatchewan Industry and Resources, Saskatchewan Research Council and the University of Regina, with support from the western Canadian oil and gas industry."[1]

PTRC is undertaking the Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring and Storage Project, which it describes as an "8-year $80 million international project studies CO2 injection and storage underground in depleted oil fields. The project’s Final Phase (2005-2011) is building on the successes of the First Phase (2000 – 2004) to deliver the framework necessary to encourage implementation of CO2 geological storage on a worldwide basis."[2]

Contact Details

Petroleum Technology Research Centre
6 Research Drive
Regina, SK, Canada
S4S 7J7
Phone: 306-787-7497
Fax: 306-787-8811

Articles and Resources


  1. Petroleum Technology Research Centre, "About PTRC", Petroleum Technology Research Centre website, accessed May 2008.
  2. Petroleum Technology Research Centre, "Weyburn-Midale CO2 Project", Petroleum Technology Research Centre website, accessed May 2008.

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