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Harold J Vinegar, Dannie Antoine Aymond Jr, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy John McKinzie II, 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. Shell Oil Company, July 18, 2006: US07077198 (240 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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John Michael Ward, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ajay Madhav Madgavkar, Kevin Albert Maher, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, Robert Charles Ryan, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ thermal processing and remediation of an oil shale formation. Shell Oil Company, February 28, 2006: US07004251 (229 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Heat may be provided to a portion of the formation from one or more heat sources. Heat may be allowed to transfer from the heat sources to a selection of the formation. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be prod ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Dannie Antoine Aymond Jr, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy John McKinzie II, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, George Leo Stegemeier, John Michael Ward, Ronnie Wade Watkins, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ thermal processing and inhibiting migration of fluids into or out of an in situ oil shale formation. Shell Oil Company, April 25, 2006: US07032660 (212 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Fluid migration into and/or out of a treatment area in the formation may be inhibited. In some embodiments, a barrier may be used to inhibit migration of fluids into and/or out of the treatment area. Heat may be provided to the ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ajay Madhav Madgavkar, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy John McKinzie II, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, Robert Charles Ryan, George Leo Stegemeier, John Michael Ward, Scott Lee Wellington: Treatment of a hydrocarbon containing formation after heating. Shell Oil Company, October 31, 2006: US07128153 (189 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation is provided. In one embodiment, heat from one or more heaters may be provided to at least a portion of the formation. Heat may be allowed to transfer from the one or more heaters to at least a part of the formation. In certain embodiments, the ...


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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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Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ajay Madhav Madgavkar, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy John McKinzie, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, Robert Charles Ryan, George Leo Stegemeier, John Michael Ward, Scott Lee Wellington: Treatment of a hydrocarbon containing formation after heating. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, October 23, 2003: US20030196810-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation is provided. In one embodiment, heat from one or more heaters may be provided to at least a portion of the formation. Heat may be allowed to transfer from the one or more heaters to at least a part of the formation. In certain embodiments, the ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Dannie Antoine Aymond, Kevin Albert Maher, Billy John McKinzie, Bruce Donald Palfreyman, George Leo Stegemeier, John Michael Ward, Ronnie Wade Watkins, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ thermal processing and inhibiting migration of fluids into or out of an in situ oil shale formation. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, May 1, 2003: US20030080604-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Fluid migration into and/or out of a treatments area in the formation may be inhibited. In some embodiments, a barrier may be used to inhibit migration of fluids into and/or out of the treatment area. Heat may be provided to the ...



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