BP agrees to create a Centre for Petroleum and Surface Chemistry (BP-CPSC) at the University of Surrey

5-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP is to invest up to $7 million to establish a research group at the University of Surrey to study fundamental science and recovery processes related to heavy and viscous oils. These oils form a significant proportion of the world’s remaining oil resources and research is required to improve efficiency and reduce the footprint of development.

The group will consist of 2 academic posts, 2 technical posts, 2 post-doctoral researchers and 4 post-graduate students. “The research will be used to help improved recovery and minimize impact of heavy and viscous oil production globally,” said Chris West, of BP’s unconventional oil technology group.


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