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Enhanced oil recovery (EOR)
Industry recovers an average of around 35% of oil from reservoirs. The rest remains trapped in the rock. Boosting oil recovery could unlock around 300 billion barrels of oil, according to the International Energy Agency.
After a break of 15 years, Schoonebeek, one of north-west Europe’s largest onshore oilfields, is back on-stream thanks to technological advances and human resourcefulness.