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Kerry D Savage: Method of heating an oil shale formation. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, Ronald G Gillespie, June 25, 1985: US04524826 (255 worldwide citation)

A method of heating an oil shale formation to produce shale oil includes radiating RF energy into the oil shale formation for a predetermined first time interval from a first borehole which penetrates said oil shale formation. Shale oil is produced when available during said first time interval from ...


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Kerry D Savage, Hans J Paap: Hydrocarbon stratum retorting means and method. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, June 3, 1986: US04592423 (229 worldwide citation)

The system and the method of the present invention for the in-situ retorting of a hydrocarbon stratum, having a borehole traversing it, with electrical energy at a radio frequency (hereinafter referred to as rf energy) includes apparatus for conducting the rf energy from an rf energy source down a b ...


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Eike Rietsch: Method for determining the extent of subsurface reaction involving acoustic signals. Deutsche Texaco Aktiengesellschaft, Carl G Ries, Robert A Kulason, Ronald G Gillespie, June 28, 1983: US04390973 (171 worldwide citation)

A method determines the extent of subsurface reactions in which random acoustic signals are radiated from a whole area covered by the reaction or from a boundary region, hereafter termed reaction front, between largely undisturbed rocks and those already covered by the reaction. The signals are reco ...


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Robert W Pitts Jr: Fiber optic well logging means and method. Texaco, Thomas H Whaley, Carl G Ries, Ronald G Gillespie, July 24, 1979: US04162400 (70 worldwide citation)

A well logging system provides at least one output corresponding to a condition sensed in a borehole traversing an earth formation. The well logging system includes a logging instrument which includes a sensor sensing the condition and providing electrical pulses corresponding in number and peak amp ...


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Anthony F Sammells, Peter G Pa Ang: Method for reducing carbon dioxide to provide a product. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, October 8, 1985: US04545872 (63 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for reducing carbon dioxide to at least one useful product includes two redox couple electrolyte solutions separated by a first membrane having photosensitizers. The carbon dioxide to be reduced is provided to a second membrane which is contiguous to one of the redox couple e ...


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Robert W Pitts Jr: Well logging system. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, Carl G Ries, Ronald G Gillespie, February 19, 1980: US04189705 (62 worldwide citation)

A well logging system includes a logging tool adapted to be passed through a borehole traversing an earth formation. The logging tool contains a sensor sensing a condition of the earth formation and providing electrical pulses corresponding in number and peak amplitude to the sensed condition. A fir ...


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Peter G P Ang, Anthony F Sammells, Abraham Morduchowitz: Means and method for reducing carbn dioxide to provide an oxalate product. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, June 17, 1986: US04595465 (57 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for converting metallic elements to metallic oxalates in the presence of carbon dioxide includes two redox couple electrolyte solutions separated by a first membrane having photosensitizers. The carbon dioxide to be reduced is provided to a second membrane which is contiguous ...


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Anthony F Sammells: Means and method for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to provide a product. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, August 26, 1986: US04608132 (50 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to a product includes a housing divided into two sections by membrane. An electrolyte solution including a non-aqueous electrolyte dimethylformamide and a supporting electrolyte is provided to the two sections of the housing. A ...


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Abraham Morduchowitz, Peter G P Ang: Means and method for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to provide a product. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, August 26, 1986: US04608133 (50 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to a product includes a housing divided into two sections by a membrane. An electrolyte solution including a non-aqueous electrolyte and a supporting electrolyte is provided to the two sections of the housing. A cathode is loca ...


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Charles L Gray Jr, Herbert A Rundell, Thomas M Williams: Method and system for detecting and identifying abnormal drilling conditions. Texaco, Robert A Kulason, James J O Loughlin, Ronald G Gillespie, August 19, 1986: US04606415 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and system for detecting and identifying abnormal drilling conditions. It determines the normal pump speed-pressure ratio over the range of usual working conditions. It measures the output pressure from the pump. And it measures the speed of the pump. Then it detects a change from the norma ...