04010799 is referenced by 174 patents and cites 5 patents.

Method for reducing the loss of power accompanying the transmission of electrical energy down a wellbore to heat a subterranean formation via electrical conduction between a plurality of wells completed therein, characterized by providing a low frequency alternating current to the conductors in the wellbore. Also disclosed are specific embodiments of the invention.

Title
Method for reducing power loss associated with electrical heating of a subterranean formation
Application Number
5/540434
Publication Number
4010799
Application Date
September 15, 1975
Publication Date
March 8, 1977
Inventor
Thomas K Perkins
Dallas
TX, US
Loyd R Kern
Irving
TX, US
Agent
Ronnie D Wilson
Assignee
Canada Cities Service
CA
Imperial Oil
CA
Petro Canada Exploration
CA
IPC
E21B 43/24
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