05431224 is referenced by 246 patents and cites 7 patents.

A method for improving hydrocarbon flow from a consolidated, tight reservoir rock having authigenic clay cementation includes thermally heating the reservoir rock in-situ surrounding a production well to change the mode of occurrence of clay cements within the rock so as to enhance reservoir permeability and carrying out rapid flowback into the production well.

Title
Method of thermal stimulation for recovery of hydrocarbons
Application Number
8/229988
Publication Number
5431224
Application Date
April 19, 1994
Publication Date
July 11, 1995
Inventor
Hooman Laali
Dallas
TX, US
Agent
George W Hager Jr
Alexander J McKillop
Assignee
Mobil Oil Corporation
VA, US
IPC
E21B 43/243
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