09725999 cites 18 patents.

A system for recovering hydrocarbons comprises a downhole steam generator for coupling with a packer in an injector well, an umbilical device coupled to the downhole steam generator for lifting or lowering the downhole steam generator in the injector well, a first shear point disposed between the downhole steam generator and the packer, and a second shear point disposed between the umbilical device and the downhole steam generator, wherein the first shear point has a shear strength that is different than a shear strength of the second shear point.

Title
System and methods for steam generation and recovery of hydrocarbons
Application Number
14/252352
Publication Number
9725999 (B2)
Application Date
April 14, 2014
Publication Date
August 8, 2017
Inventor
Marvin J Schneider
League City
TX, US
Norman W Hein Jr
Tulsa
OK, US
Allen R Harrison
Houston
TX, US
Anthony Gus Castrogiovanni
Manorville
NY, US
Agent
Patterson & Sheridan L
Assignee
World Energy Systems Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
E21B 43/243
E21B 43/24
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