About Research & Development Department, Oil India Limited
Oil India Limitedâ€™s world class R&D Centre, established in 1985, has state-of-the-art facilities and has delivered pioneering results in source rock evaluation, formation water clarification & re-injection, water-oil ratio control, rheological studies of waxy crude, and coal oil co-processingâ€™s.
With a view to provide techno-economically feasible solution of the problems encountered by OIL in its daily operations in the field of exploration, drilling, production, transportation and pollution control, the R&D Centre has been recognized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India recently.
Over the past two decades, OIL R&D Centre has developed applications of latest techniques of Geochemistry for exploration and reservoir studies, process for produced formation water clarification to 10 ppm level, gelled fluid formulations to reduce wax deposition problems, and the well performance optimization measures have led to improved production from many wells.
Major Areas of Research
â€¢ Geochemical Exploration
â€¢ Oil & Gas Production
â€¢ Oil Field Chemicals
â€¢ Pipeline Transportation
â€¢ Enhanced Oil Recovery
â€¢ Pollution Control
â€¢ Alternate Sources of Energy