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An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Heat may be provided from one or more heat sources. Heat may be allowed to transfer from the heat sources to a section of the formation. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Conditions in a section of the formation may be controlled to produced a desired product.

Title
In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation to produce a desired product
Application Number
10/131123
Publication Number
6880633 (B2)
Application Date
April 24, 2002
Publication Date
April 19, 2005
Inventor
Etuan Zhang
Houston
TX, US
Harold J Vinegar
Houston
TX, US
George Leo Stegemeier
Houston
TX, US
Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr
Bellaire
TX, US
Robert Charles Ryan
Houston
TX, US
Thomas David Fowler
Houston
TX, US
Eric Pierre de Rouffignac
Houston
TX, US
Ilya Emil Berchenko
Friendswood
TX, US
Scott Lee Wellington
Bellaire
TX, US
Assignee
Shell Oil Company
TX, US
IPC
E21B 047/06
E21B 043/34
E21B 043/30
E21B 043/243
E21B 043/24
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