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Lloyd James R, Williams Robert E, Bayless Jack H, Ortloff Gerald D, Bruce George H: Method and apparatus for drilling in deep water. Esso Production Research Company, Gilchrist James E, July 23, 1974: US3825065 (35 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses apparatus and methods for conducting operations in an underwater well from a floating vessel without use of a riser pipe. The system includes an elongated member having a hollow longitudinal bore extending from its upper end to its lower end and sized to permit a drill st ...


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Ayers Jr Robert C, Bayless Jack H, Graham John W, Lloyd James R, Loth William D, Williams Robert E: Method and apparatus for controlling wells. Esso Production Research Company, December 25, 1973: US3780809 (23 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus are disclosed for controlling flow of fluid through a conduit disposed within a well extending beneath the surface of the earth. The apparatus includes a subsurface valve situated on the conduit and provided with means for actuating the valve between an open and clos ...


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Bayless Jack H, Hagedorn Alton R: Technique for insulating a wellbore with silicate foam. Exxon Production Research Company, Eatherton Lewis H, January 21, 1975: US3861469 (13 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a method for thermally insulating a well for use in thermal processes for oil recovery. The well is insulated by boiling a silicate solution in contact with the well tubing to form a coating of alkali metal silicate foam on the tubing. Steam injection is continued without substan ...


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Bayless Jack H: Steam oil recovery process. February 6, 1973: US3714985 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a method for recovering oil from a subterranean oil bearing formation using steam. The steam is generated from water which has been treated to reduce the concentration of scale forming anions and to retain substantially all of the scale forming cations. The generated saturated st ...


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Penberthy Jr Walter L, Bayless Jack H, West Robert C: Method for insulating a well. Esso Production Research Company, May 23, 1972: US3664424 (6 worldwide citation)

An improved method for thermally insulating a well for use in a thermal process for oil recovery. In a process for forming a coating of alkali metal silicate on a tubing string within the well, excess alkali metal silicate solution is displaced from the tubing-well annular space by a fluid having a ...


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Penberthy Walter L, Bayless Jack H, Ayers Jr Robert C: Well insulation method. Esso Production Research Company, May 23, 1972: US3664425 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for thermally insulating a well which may be used in a thermal process for oil recovery. The well is insulated by boiling a solution containing a water-soluble alkali metal silicate and a foaming agent in contact with the well tubing to form a coating of alkali metal silicate on the tubing. ...


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Bayless Jack H, Williams Robert E: Recuperation de petrole lourd au moyen de peroxyde dhydrogene, Recovery of viscous oil from geological reservoirs using hydrogen peroxide. Novatec Production Systems, SIM & MCBURNEY, October 27, 1992: CA1309336

RECOVERY OF VISCOUS OILFROM GEOLOGICAL RESERVOIRS USING HYDROGEN PEROXIDE ABSTRACT OF THE INVENTION Viscous oil in a geological formation is recovered byproducing hydrogen peroxide near the formation, injectinghydrogen peroxide into the formation to effect itsdecomposition and reaction of oxygen wit ...


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