07360588 is referenced by 134 patents and cites 972 patents.

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsurface formation. Hydrocarbons and/or other products may be produced from a subsurface formation. Certain embodiments describe apparatus, methods, and/or processes used in treating a subsurface or hydrocarbon containing formation.

Title
Thermal processes for subsurface formations
Application Number
11/582567
Publication Number
7360588 (B2)
Application Date
October 17, 2006
Publication Date
April 22, 2008
Inventor
Guillermo Pastor Sanz
Houston
TX, US
Michael David Fairbanks
Katy
TX, US
Dong Sub Kim
Sugar Land
TX, US
Taixu Bai
Katy
TX, US
Frederick Gordon Carl Jr
Houston
TX, US
Gary Beer
Houston
TX, US
Etuan Zhang
Houston
TX, US
Mark Gregory Picha
Houston
TX, US
Lanny Gene Schoeling
Katy
TX, US
Christopher Kelvin Harris
Houston
TX, US
Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow
Houston
TX, US
Chester L Sandberg
Palo Alto
CA, US
Steven Paul Giles
Damon
TX, US
Peter Veenstra
Sugar Land
TX, US
Harold J Vinegar
Bellaire
TX, US
Assignee
Shell Oil Company
TX, US
IPC
E21B 47/06
E21B 36/02
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