04336839 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 6 patents.

Direct firing downbole steam generator basically comprises an injector assembly axially connected with a combustion chamber. Downstream of the combustion chamber and oriented so as to receive its output is a heat exchanger wherein preheated water is injected into the heat exchanger through a plurality of one-way valves, vaporized and injected through a nozzle, packer and check valve into the well formation.

Title
Direct firing downhole steam generator
Application Number
6/202990
Publication Number
4336839
Application Date
November 3, 1980
Publication Date
June 29, 1982
Inventor
Robert L Binsley
Sepulveda
CA, US
David E Wright
Canoga Park
CA, US
William R Wagner
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Harry B Field
H F Hamann
Assignee
Rockwell International Corporation
CA, US
IPC
E21B 36/00
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