Authorized by the Ministry of Sciences and Technology of PRC, the State Key Laboratory of Enhanced Oil Recovery (SKL-EOR) was established in April, 2008. It is one of the first 36 state key laboratories based in industries in China. SKL-EOR is supervised by State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC). Prof. SONG Xinmin, vice president of RIPED, serves as the director of SKL-EOR, and Mr. HAN Dakuang, academician of CAE, works as the director of SKL-EOR Academic Committee.
According to the development strategy of Chinese petroleum industry, SKL-EOR focuses its research activities on fundamental theory research and applied techniques development. Its research areas cover oil & gas accumulation and evaluation, reservoirs & fluid flow through porous media, water flooding, chemical flooding, gas injection and thermal recovery.
In the light of the strategy of “ Openness, Mobility, Collaboration, Competition”, SKL-EOR has been making every endeavor to strengthen academic exchange and cooperation, promote integration of research and application , propel the EOR technology progress, and develop its independent capacity for technology innovation.