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A method of producing fluid organic products from kerogen in situ in a body of oil shale by the application of alternating electric fields having a frequency between 100 kilohertz and 100 megahertz to heat the kerogen in the oil shale to a temperature in the range of 200.degree. C. to 360.degree. C. and to maintain the kerogen in this temperature range for a period of time sufficient to convert a substantial portion of the kerogen in oil shale to fluid organic products which may be collected through fissures produced in the oil shale formation by flowing to a well bore having a collection sump.

Title
Method for production of organic products from kerogen
Application Number
696976
Publication Number
4193451
Application Date
October 25, 1977
Publication Date
March 18, 1980
Inventor
Thonet C Dauphine
Acton
MA, US
Agent
H W Arnold
J D Pannone
M D Bartlett
Assignee
The Badger Company
MA, US
IPC
E21B 43/26
E21B 43/24
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