A tax credit recently approved by the Texas Railroad Commission under Statewide Rule 50 (Texas Administrative Code Rule 3.50) that qualifies leases using Locus BE’s unique non-living biological process for tertiary EOR to receive a 50% Severance tax break annually for the next 10 years.
The oil industry is in trouble, hit with the double whammy of a depressed economy due to the Coronavirus pandemic and an oil price war between Saudi and Russia. Layoffs are piling up. Salaries are being cut. Oil prices, in inflation adjusted terms, are the lowest they’ve been since the 70s and there’s no end in sight. We are all in full-on survival mode where every dollar counts. Everyone is asking a key question—what can be done to minimize operating costs while still generating maximum revenues through oil production?
AssurEOR, a new green paraffin remediation and reservoir stimulation treatment program from oil innovation company Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, has been selected as a New Technology Development of the Year finalist in the Texas Oil & Gas Awards. The environmentally-friendly line of treatments, which won the category in the Northeast Oil & Gas Awards earlier this year, is being lauded as a truly novel oilfield chemistry that safely and cost-effectively maximizes the performance of declining wells, reducing the need for new drilling to maintain production rates.