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A system for recovery of hydrocarbons or thermal energy from host-rock fotions bearing coal, oil-shale, tar-sands or oil by use of a hydrologic cell which conveys a reacting fluid under pressure to a source-aquifer, thereafter extracting thermal energy or hydrocarbons from said host-rock, moving said hydrocarbons or thermal energy to said sink-aquifer and then removing the hydrocarbons or thermal energy to the surface for ultimate use.

Title
Hydrologic cells for recovery of hydrocarbons or thermal energy from coal, oil-shale, tar-sands and oil-bearing formations
Application Number
8/936150
Publication Number
5868202
Application Date
September 22, 1997
Publication Date
February 9, 1999
Inventor
Kenneth J Hsu
Zurich
CH
Agent
Helfgott & Karas P C
Assignee
Tarim Associates for Scientific Mineral and Oil Exploration
CH
IPC
E21B 43/24
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