09540916 cites 16 patents.

Embodiments of the invention described herein relate to methods and apparatus for recovery of viscous hydrocarbons from subterranean reservoirs. In one embodiment, a completion string for an enhanced oil recovery system is provided. The completion string includes an umbilical device having a plurality of conduits disposed therein, a downhole steam generator coupled to the umbilical device by a connect/disconnect device, and a conduit extending from the downhole steam generator through a packer.

Title
Apparatus and methods for recovery of hydrocarbons
Application Number
14/275199
Publication Number
9540916 (B2)
Application Date
May 12, 2014
Publication Date
January 10, 2017
Inventor
Norman W Hein Jr
Tulsa
OK, US
Allen R Harrison
Houston
TX, US
Marvin J Schneider
League City
TX, US
Anthony Gus Castrogiovanni
Manorville
NY, US
Agent
Patterson & Sheridan L
Assignee
WORLD ENERGY SYSTEMS INCORPORATED
TX, US
IPC
E21B 36/00
E21B 43/243
E21B 43/24
E21B 17/06
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