KU program seeks to help Kansas oil, gas producers
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A program at the University of Kansas
works to use innovations to help improve the way independenct oil
producers in the state get their product.
The Tertiary Oil Recovery Project at the university helps the
state's oil industry, which, unlike major oil-producing states
likes Alaska and Texas, doesn't include large oil companies tapping
According to the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association, the
state has more than 2,100 licensed producers contributing to a $6.3
Jeremy Viscomi, director of technology transfer for the
univeristy's program, said the idea is to bring the latest
innovations to the companies themselves, from within the university
and other sources.