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We develop practical solutions for the recovery of unconventional oil resources using enhanced oil recovery methods

About Us

The Heavy OilOil shalesOil sands, & Carbonate Analysis and Recovery Methods (HOCAM) is a research group focused on finding solutions for the recovery of unconventional oil resources with very low API gravity. The main objective of HOCAM is to find environmentally friendly and economic production solutions for challenging reservoirs using enhanced oil recovery methods.

HOCAM is affiliated with the Harold Vance Petroleum Engineering DepartmentTexas A&M University

Principal Investigator


Berna Hascakir, PhD


Associate Professor

Holder of the Flotek Industries, Inc. Career Development Professorship


Phone: (979) 845-6614

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