20010049342-A1 is referenced by 7 patents.

A method for accelerating the conversion of kerogen to hydrocarbons in a subterranean formation containing organic-rich rock that is located in the vicinity of reservoir-quality strata. Sufficient heat is generated in the reservoir-quality strata such that it heats the organic-rich rock in the subterranean formation and accelerates the conversion of kerogen to hydrocarbons in the formation.

Title
Method for production of hydrocarbons from organic-rich rock
Application Number
9/812184
Publication Number
20010049342
Application Date
March 19, 2001
Publication Date
December 6, 2001
Inventor
Kevin M Bohacs
Houston
TX, US
Michele M Thomas
Houston
TX, US
Quinn R Passey
Kingwood
TX, US
Agent
Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company
TX, US
Agent
Gary D Lawson
TX, US
IPC
E21B 01/00
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