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Jean Pierre Anquetil, Michel Deflin, Jean Claude Clement, Emmanuel E A Neel: Spinel dehydrogenation catalyst. Shell Oil Company, Shell Oil Company, September 2, 1980: US04220560 (21 worldwide citation)

Spinels promoted with an alkali metal oxide and vanadium, oxide are useful catalysts for the dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons to the corresponding more unsaturated hydrocarbons and result in an improved catalyst.


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Timothy John Frank, Robert Joe Coon, David Martin: Method of creating a wellbore in an underground formation. Beverlee G Steinberg, Shell Oil Company, June 7, 2001: US20010002626-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of creating a wellbore in an underground formation comprising drilling a borehole in the underground formation using a drilling tubular, capable of being expanded, to which a downhole motor driving a drill bit has been connected, and, after drilling to the desired casing setting depth, expa ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Gordon Thomas Shahin, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a coal formation and tuning production. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, April 15, 2004: US20040069486-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A coal formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. The mixture may be ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Dannie Antoine Aymond, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy J McKinzie, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, George Leo Stegemeier, John Michael Ward, Ronnie Wade Watkins, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ recovery from a hydrocarbon containing formation using barriers. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, October 16, 2003: US20030192691-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is described for inhibiting migration of fluids into and/or out of a treatment area undergoing an in situ conversion process. Barriers in the formation proximate a treatment area may be used to inhibit migration of fluids. Inhibition of migration of fluids may occur before, during, and/or a ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, John Michael Karanikas, Kevin Albert Maher, Meliha Deniz Sumnu Dindoruk, Harold J Vinegar: In situ production of a blending agent from a hydrocarbon containing formation. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, March 4, 2004: US20040040715-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An in situ process for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation is provided. The process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of the formation. The heat may be allowed to transfer from the reaction zone to a part of the formation such that heat from one or mor ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Ronald Marshall Bass: In situ recovery from a hydrocarbon containing formation using conductor-in-conduit heat sources with an electrically conductive material in the overburden. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, February 5, 2004: US20040020642-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a system may be used to heat a hydrocarbon containing formation. The system may include a conduit placed within an opening in the formation. A conductor may be placed within the conduit. The conductor may provide heat to a portion of the formation. In some embodiments, an electrica ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Gordon Thomas Shahin, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to produce a hydrocarbon condensate. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, January 22, 2004: US20040015023-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat input int ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Gordon Thomas Shahin, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a coal formation to increase a permeability/porosity of the formation. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, June 10, 2004: US20040108111-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A coal formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat may increase a ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to produce a mixture with a selected hydrogen content. Shell Oil Company, Del S Christensen, Shell Oil Company, November 20, 2003: US20030213594-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. T ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Harold J Vinegar, John Michael Karanikas, James Louis Menotti, John Matthew Coles, Bruce Gerard Hunsucker, Lawrence James Bielamowicz, Fredrick Gordon Carl: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using conductor in conduit heat sources. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, March 14, 2002: US20020029881-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation from heat sources to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a desired temperature ...