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Vinegar Harold J, Arora Dhruv, Ayodele Oluropo Rufus, Bass Ronald J, Bros Robert, Brouwer Roald, Burns David Booth, Cao Renfang Richard, Colomenares Tulio, Cruz Antonio Maria Guimaraes Leite, de Rouffingnac Eric Pierre, de St Remey Ed, Den Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Dindoruk Deniz, Edburg David Alston, Fonseca Ocampos Ernesto Raphael, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Harley Guy, Harvey Albert Destrehan Iii, Hwang Horng Jye, Jaiswal Namit, Karanikas John Michael, Kilgore James, Kim Dong Sub, Koenders Burgard, Li Zhen, Lo King Him, Macdonald Duncan Charles, Marwede Jochen, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John Ii, Mcneil Bob, Mo Weijan, Muylle Michel Serge Marie, Nair Vijay, Nguyen Scott Vinh, Patni Sandeep, Pino Henry, Pollard Richard, Prince Wright Robert George, Raghu Damodaran, Renkema Duurt, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, Ryan Robert Charles, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Son Jaime Santos, Stanecki John Andrew, Syihab Zuher, Venditto James Joseph, Xie Xueying, Zheng Jane Q: Systems, methods, and processes utilized for treating hydrocarbon containing subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, Vinegar Harold J, Arora Dhruv, Ayodele Oluropo Rufus, Bass Ronald J, Bros Robert, Brouwer Roald, Burns David Booth, Cao Renfang Richard, Colomenares Tulio, Cruz Antonio Maria Guimaraes Leite, de Rouffingnac Eric Pierre, de St Remey Ed, Den Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Dindoruk Deniz, Edburg David Alston, Fonseca Ocampos Ernesto Raphael, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Harley Guy, Harvey Albert Destrehan Iii, Hwang Horng Jye, Jaiswal Namit, Karanikas John Michael, Kilgore James, Kim Dong Sub, Koenders Burgard, Li Zhen, Lo King Him, Macdonald Duncan Charles, Marwede Jochen, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John Ii, Mcneil Bob, Mo Weijan, Muylle Michel Serge Marie, Nair Vijay, Nguyen Scott Vinh, Patni Sandeep, Pino Henry, Pollard Richard, Prince Wright Robert George, Raghu Damodaran, Renkema Duurt, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, Ryan Robert Charles, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Son Jaime Santos, Stanecki John Andrew, Syihab Zuher, Venditto James Joseph, Xie Xueying, Zheng Jane Q, CHRISTENSEN Del S, October 22, 2009: WO/2009/129143 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, processes, and/or heaters for treating a subsurface formation are described herein. Some embodiments also generally relate to heaters that have novel components therein. Such heaters may be obtained by using the systems and methods described. Some embodiments also generally relate ...


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Harris Christopher Kelvin, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Vinegar Harold J: Temperature limited heaters used to heat subsurface formations. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Vinegar Harold J, November 10, 2005: WO/2005/106196 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a heater, comprising: a ferromagnetic member; an electrical conductor electrically coupled to the ferromagnetic member, wherein the electrical conductor is configured to provide heat output below the Curie temperature of the ferromagnetic member. The electrical conductor is co ...


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Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth Michael, Deeg Wolfgang, Del, Paggio Alan Anthony, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, Hsu Chia Fu, John Randy Carl, Keltner Thomas Joseph, Kim Dong Sub, Lambirth Gene Richard, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John, Menotti James, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem Jan Antoon Henri, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James: Systems and processes for use in treating subsurface formations. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth Michael, Deeg Wolfgang, Del, Paggio Alan Anthony, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, Hsu Chia Fu, John Randy Carl, Keltner Thomas Joseph, Kim Dong Sub, Lambirth Gene Richard, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John, Menotti James, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem Jan Antoon Henri, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James, November 2, 2006: WO/2006/116122 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and/or heaters for treating subsurfaces formations are described. Some systems and methods generally relate to heaters and heating systems for subsurface formations. Some systems and methods generally relate to novel components used for these heaters and heating systems. Some syste ...


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Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth, Deeg Wolfgang, Del, Paggio Alan, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, John Randy, Keltner Thomas J, Kim Dong Sub, Lambrith Gene, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John Ii, Menotti James L, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Guus, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James, Baker Ralph S, Abbasi Farhang, Bond Wim M, de, Rouffignac Eric Pierre, Den, Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Farmayan Walter, Giles Steven Paul, Brignac Joseph P Jr, Goel Naval, Herron Gorem, Karanikas John M, Li Ruijian, Maziasz Phillip James, Minderhoud Johannes Kornelis, Mo Weijian, Muylle Michel Serge Marie, Munshi Abdul Wahid, Nelson Richarg Gene, Mandema Remco Hugo, Ryan Robert Charles, Pingo Almanda Monica M, Santella Michael L, Schoeling Lanny Gene, Shingledecker John Paul, Siddoway Mark Alan, Sikka Vinod K, Vitek John Michael: Systems , methods , and processes for use in treating subsurface formations. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth, Deeg Wolfgang, Del, Paggio Alan, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, John Randy, Keltner Thomas J, Kim Dong Sub, Lambrith Gene, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John, Ii, Menotti James L, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Guus, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James, Baker Ralph S, Abbasi Farhang, Bond Wim M, de, Rouffignac Eric Pierre, Den, Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Farmayan Walter, Giles Steven Paul, Brignac Joseph P Jr, Goel Naval, Herron Gorem, Karanikas John M, Li Ruijian, Maziasz Phillip James, Minderhoud Johannes Kornelis, Mo Weijian, Muylle Michel Serge Marie, Munshi Abdul Wahid, Nelson Richarg Gene, Mandema Remco Hugo, Ryan Robert Charles, Pingo Almanda Monica, M, Santella Michael L, Schoeling Lanny Gene, Shingledecker John Paul, Siddoway Mark Alan, Sikka Vinod K, Vitek John Michael, CHRISTENSEN Del S, October 4, 2007: WO/2007/111642 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and/or heaters for treating subsurface formations are described. Some systems and methods generally relate to heaters and heating systems for subsurface formations. Some systems and methods generally relate to novel components used for these heaters and heating systems. Some system ...


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Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth Michael, Deeg Wolfgang, Paggio Alan Anthony Del, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, Hsu Chia Fu, John Randy Carl, Keltner Thomas Joseph, Kin Dong Sub, Lamberth Gene Richard, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John Ii, Menotti James L, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Mari, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem Jan Antoon Hen, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James, Samuel Allan James: Systems and processes for use in treating subsurface formations. Shell Int Research, Vinegar Harold J, Bass Ronald Marshall, Carl Frederick Gordon, Cowan Kenneth Michael, Deeg Wolfgang, Paggio Alan Anthony Del, Diaz Zaida, Fairbanks Michael David, Fowler Thomas David, Ginestra Jean Charles, Hamilton Paul Taylor, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Hirshblond Stephen Palmer, Hsu Chia Fu, John Randy Carl, Keltner Thomas Joseph, Kin Dong Sub, Lamberth Gene Richard, Mason Stanley Leroy, Mckinzie Billy John Ii, Menotti James L, Miller David Scott, Miller David Scott, Nair Vijay, Roes Augustinus Wilhelmus Mari, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Schoeber Willem Jan Antoon Hen, Stegemeier George Leo, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Wong Sau Wai, Xie Xueying, Coit William George, Griffin Peter Terry, Samuel Allan James, December 12, 2007: GB2439028-A

Systems, methods, and/or heaters for treating subsurfaces formations are described. Some systems and methods generally relate to heaters and heating systems for subsurface formations. Some systems and methods generally relate to novel components used for these heaters and heating systems. Some syste ...


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Harris Christopher Kelvin, Vinegar Harold J: Temperature limited heaters with thermally conductive fluid used to heat subsurface formations. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Vinegar Harold J, November 10, 2005: WO/2005/106195

The invention provides a system that includes a heater comprising one or more electrical conductors. The heater is configured to generate a heat output during application of electrical current to the heater. The heater comprises a ferromagnetic material. A conduit at least partially surrounds the he ...


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REMEY Edward Everett de St, GIULIANI Valerio, HARRIS Christopher Kelvin: Éléments chauffants à conducteur isolé avec couches semi-conductrices, Insulated conductor heaters with semiconductor layers. Shell Oil Company, Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, REMEY Edward Everett de St, GIULIANI Valerio, HARRIS Christopher Kelvin, CHRISTENSEN Del S, October 13, 2011: WO/2011/127275

A heater used to heat a subsurface formation includes an electrical conductor, a semiconductor layer at least partially surrounding the electrical conductor, an insulation layer at least partially surrounding the electrical conductor, an electrically conductive sheath at least partially surrounding ...


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Harris Christopher Kelvin, Karanikas John Michael, Nguyen Scott Vinh: Parallel heater system for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Karanikas John Michael, Nguyen Scott Vinh, CHRISTENSEN Del S, October 30, 2008: WO/2008/131171

A heating system for a subsurface formation is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of substantially horizontally oriented or inclined heater sections located in a hydrocarbon containing layer in the formation. At least a portion of two of the heater sections are substantially parallel to each ...


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Vinegar Harold J, Karanikas John Michael, Abbasi Faraz, Anderson Karl Gregory, Bass Ronald J, Beers Gary Lee, Brignac Joseph P Jr, Burns David, Clomburg Lloyd Anthony, Costello Michael, Davidson Ian Alexander, Den, Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Farmayan Walter, Fonseca Ernesto, Geddes Cam, Giles Steven Paul, Goodwin Charles R, Guimerans Rosalvina, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Harvy Bert, Hwang H Jay, Kim Dong Sub, Macdonald Duncan, Mansure Arthur J, Marwede Jochen, Munshi Abdul, Nguyen Scott Vinh, Pierce Dennis, Pierce Robert, Prince Wright Robert, Renkema Duurt, Rudolf Randy, Ryan Robert Charles, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Selby Bruce, Siddoway Mark Alan, Stanecki John, Tsai Kuochen, Zhang Etuan: Systems, methods, and processes for use in treating subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, Vinegar Harold J, Karanikas John Michael, Abbasi Faraz, Anderson Karl Gregory, Bass Ronald J, Beers Gary Lee, Brignac Joseph P Jr, Burns David, Clomburg Lloyd Anthony, Costello Michael, Davidson Ian Alexander, Den, Boestert Johannes Leendert Willem Cornelis, Farmayan Walter, Fonseca Ernesto, Geddes Cam, Giles Steven Paul, Goodwin Charles R, Guimerans Rosalvina, Harris Christopher Kelvin, Harvy Bert, Hwang H Jay, Kim Dong Sub, Macdonald Duncan, Mansure Arthur J, Marwede Jochen, Munshi Abdul, Nguyen Scott Vinh, Pierce Dennis, Pierce Robert, Prince Wright Robert, Renkema Duurt, Rudolf Randy, Ryan Robert Charles, Sandberg Chester Ledlie, Selby Bruce, Siddoway Mark Alan, Stanecki John, Tsai Kuochen, Zhang Etuan, CHRISTENSEN Del S, October 30, 2008: WO/2008/131212

Systems, methods, and/or heaters for treating a subsurface formation are described herein. Some embodiments also generally relate to heaters that have novel components therein. Such heaters may be obtained by using the systems and methods described.