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Vinegar Harold J, Bai Taixu: Inhibiting wellbore deformation during in situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Shell Canada, May 6, 2004: WO/2004/038175 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation (122) is described. The method may include providing' heat from one or more heaters (128) to at least a portion of the formation. At least one heater may be located in at least one wellbore (120) in the formation. At least one wellbore may be ...


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Bai Taixu, Kim Dong Sub, Rambow Frederick Henry Kreisle, Vinegar Harold J: Inhibiting effects of sloughing in wellbores. Shell Int Research, January 3, 2007: EP1738058-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for treating a subsurface formation. The method includes providing one or more explosives into portions of one or more wellbores selected for the explosion in the formation. The wellbores formed are in one or more zones in the formation. The method also includes contr ...


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Vinegar Harold J, Bai Taixu: Procede dinhibition de la deformation dun forage lors du traitement thermique in situ dune formation contenant des hydrocarbures, Inhibiting wellbore deformation during in situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation. Shell Canada, Shell Canada, Smart & Biggar, August 23, 2011: CA2502882

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation (122) is described. The method may include providing' heat from one or more heaters (128) to at least a portion of the formation. At least one heater may be located in at least one wellbore (120) in the formation. At least one wellbore may be ...


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