04303128 is referenced by 27 patents and cites 7 patents.

A portion of an injection well adjacent an oil-bearing earth formation is sealed off by spaced-apart high-pressure-resistant plugs, and water is charged into the bore-hole space between the plugs at a sufficient rate to effect sustained water pressure in the range of from 400 to 25,000 psi. Under such pressure sufficient current is passed between two electrodes in the water to convert from 10 to 33 barrels of water per hour into steam.

Title
Injection well with high-pressure, high-temperature in situ down-hole steam formation
Application Number
6/100704
Publication Number
4303128
Application Date
December 4, 1979
Publication Date
December 1, 1981
Inventor
Andrew W Marr Jr
P.O. Box 1464, Ardmore, 73401
OK, US
Agent
Berman Aisenberg & Platt
IPC
E21B 43/24
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