04787450 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 16 patents.

A method is provided whereby continuous injection of lift gas into a producing geothermal well, preferably from a liquid-dominated reservoir, increases production flow of geothermal fluids from the well by initiating a steam distillation effect within the wellbore. Apparatus is also provided for continuously injecting the lift gas during production from the well.

Title
Gas lift process for restoring flow in depleted geothermal reservoirs
Application Number
7/47851
Publication Number
4787450
Application Date
May 7, 1987
Publication Date
November 29, 1988
Inventor
Alice A Probst
Fullerton
CA, US
Stephen D Pye
Brea
CA, US
Gregory R Andersen
Whittier
CA, US
Agent
G Wirzbicki
Assignee
Union Oil Company of California
CA, US
IPC
E21B 43/40
E21B 43/00
E21B 41/02
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