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A method for producing a crude product is disclosed. Formation fluid is produced from a subsurface in situ heat treatment process. The formation fluid is separated to produce a liquid stream and a first gas stream. The first gas stream includes olefins. The liquid stream is fractionated to produce one or more crude products. At least one of the crude products has a boiling range distribution from 38° C. and 343° C. as determined by ASTM Method D5307. The crude product having the boiling range distribution from 38° C. and 343° C. is catalytically cracked to produce one or more additional crude products. At least one of the additional crude products is a second gas stream. The second gas stream has a boiling point of at most 38° C. at 0.101 MPa.

Title
Methods of cracking a crude product to produce additional crude products
Application Number
11/584819
Publication Number
7584789 (B2)
Application Date
October 20, 2006
Publication Date
September 8, 2009
Inventor
Vijay Nair
Katy
TX, US
Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria Roes
Houston
TX, US
Weijian Mo
Sugar Land
TX, US
Assignee
Shell Oil Company
TX, US
IPC
E21B 43/34
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