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Methods for forming a barrier around at least a portion of a treatment area in a subsurface formation are described herein. A material including wax may be introduced into one or more wellbores. The material introduced into two or more wells may mix in the formation and congeal to form a barrier to fluid flow.

Title
Wax barrier for use with in situ processes for treating formations
Application Number
11/975714
Publication Number
7703513 (B2)
Application Date
October 19, 2007
Publication Date
April 27, 2010
Inventor
Mohamad Fereydoon Khoda Verdian
The Woodlands
TX, US
Taixu Bai
Katy
TX, US
Jaime Santos Son
Houston
TX, US
Ernest E Carter
Sugar Land
TX, US
Harold J Vinegar
Bellaire
TX, US
Assignee
Shell Oil Company
TX, US
IPC
E21B 43/24
E21B 36/04
E21B 33/138
E21B 21/00
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