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Randy C Tolman, Kris J Nygaard, Abdel Wadood M El Rabaa, William A Sorem: Method for treating multiple wellbore intervals. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, April 8, 2003: US06543538 (231 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method for treating multiple intervals in a wellbore by perforating at least one interval then treating and isolating the perforated interval(s) without removing the perforating device from the wellbore during the treatment or isolation. The invention can be applied to hydr ...


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Randy C Tolman, Lawrence O Carlson, David A Kinison, Kris J Nygaard, Glenn S Goss, William A Sorem, Lee L Shafer: Method and apparatus for stimulation of multiple formation intervals. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, May 28, 2002: US06394184 (149 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an apparatus and method for perforating and treating multiple intervals of one or more subterranean formations intersected by a wellbore by deploying a bottom-hole assembly (“BHA”) having a perforating device and at least one sealing mechanism within said wellbore. The BHA may ...


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Quinn R Passey, Michele M Thomas, Kevin M Bohacs: Method for production of hydrocarbons from organic-rich rock. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, July 19, 2005: US06918444 (136 worldwide citation)

A method for accelerating the conversion of kerogen to hydrocarbons in a subterranean formation containing organic-rich rock that is located in the vicinity of reservoir-quality strata. Sufficient heat is generated in the reservoir-quality strata such that it heats the organic-rich rock in the subte ...


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William A Symington, Michele M Thomas, Quinn R Passey, Abdel Wadood M El Rabaa, Jeff H Moss, Robert D Kaminsky: Methods of treating a subterranean formation to convert organic matter into producible hydrocarbons. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, February 19, 2008: US07331385 (127 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided that include the steps of providing wells in a formation, establishing one or more fractures (12) in the formation, such that each fracture intersects at least one of the wells (16, 18), placing electrically conductive material in the fractures, and generating electric current t ...


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Eugene R Thomas, Thomas A Paulley, Donald J Victory, Harry W Deckman: Downhole gas separation method and system. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, June 29, 2004: US06755251 (124 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and system of separating a multi-component fluid in a wellbore. At least one fluid separation membrane comprising a feed side and a permeate side is incorporated in the wellbore. A flowing stream of the multi-component fluid obtained from a subterranean zone being in fluid ...


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Eugene R Thomas, P Scott Northrop, Hua Hu: Acid gas disposal method. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, October 31, 2006: US07128150 (122 worldwide citation)

This invention is method of recovering gas from a gas-bearing subterranean formation in which gas is produced from an upper portion of the formation and a waste gas is injected into a lower portion of the formation to dispose of the waste gas. The waste gas is injected within a 3000 foot (914 m) rad ...


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Craig S Calvert, Thomas A Jones: Process for constructing three-dimensional geologic models having adjustable geologic interfaces. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Keith A Bell, November 12, 2002: US06480790 (103 worldwide citation)

A process for constructing a three-dimensional geologic model of a subsurface earth volume in which the positions of geologic interfaces within the model are adjusted as the model is being constructed. The resulting geologic model should be consistent with all available geologic and geophysical info ...


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Randy C Tolman, Lawrence O Carlson, David A Kinison, Kris J Nygaard, Glenn S Goss, William A Sorem, Lee L Shafer: Method and apparatus for stimulation of multiple formation intervals. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, February 18, 2003: US06520255 (103 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods of, as well as apparatus and systems for, perforating and treating multiple intervals of one or more subterranean formations intersected by a wellbore by deploying a bottom-hole assembly (“BHA”) having a perforating device and a sealing mechanism within said wellbore. ...


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Richard D Raines: Method for installing tubular members axially into an over-pressured region of the earth. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Kelly A Morgan, August 15, 2000: US06102119 (96 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for installing a tubular member, having an upper end and a closed lower end, axially into and through an over-pressured region of the earth by using a mandrel to drive the tubular member from near the bottom, which results in a significant section of the tubular member being pu ...


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Leonard J Srnka: Remote reservoir resistivity mapping. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, J Paul Plummer, August 5, 2003: US06603313 (79 worldwide citation)

A method for surface estimation of reservoir properties, wherein location of and average earth resistivities above, below, and horizontally adjacent to the subsurface geologic formation are first determined using geological and geophysical data in the vicinity of the subsurface geologic formation. T ...