Petro Nakutnyy

Manager, SRC EOR Processes at Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

Petro Nakutnyy is the manager of SRC’s Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Processes Business Unit, Energy Division. His major technical responsibility is to conduct applied research and development of EOR processes and laboratory engineering design for the petroleum industry’s EOR projects. He has worked on a variety of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in light, medium and heavy oil reservoirs, including chemical flooding, permeability modification and water shut-off, electrical heating and artificial intelligence. Petro’s team encompasses nearly three decades of experience and expertise in gas and chemical EOR solutions for conventional and unconventional oil reservoirs in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Petro holds a Master of Applied Science degree in petroleum engineering and is a registered professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.