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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, October 17, 2006: US07121342 (281 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Taixu Bai, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Dong Sub Kim: Inhibiting effects of sloughing in wellbores. Shell Oil Company, April 15, 2008: US07357180 (156 worldwide citation)

Certain embodiments provide 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 are formed in one or more zones in the formation. The explosives are contro ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Frederick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, April 22, 2008: US07360588 (134 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Dong Sub Kim, Harold J Vinegar: Low temperature barriers for use with in situ processes. Shell Oil Company, June 16, 2009: US07546873 (115 worldwide citation)

A method of forming and maintaining a low temperature zone around at least a portion of a subsurface treatment area is described. The method includes reducing a temperature of heat transfer fluid with a refrigeration system. The heat transfer fluid is circulated through freeze well canisters and pla ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Ronald Marshall Bass, Dong Sub Kim, Stanley Leroy Mason, George Leo Stegemeier, Thomas Joseph Keltner, Frederick Gordon Carl Jr: Subsurface connection methods for subsurface heaters. Shell Oil Company, December 28, 2010: US07860377 (112 worldwide citation)

A system for heating a subsurface formation is described. The system includes a first elongated heater in a first opening in the formation. The first elongated heater includes an exposed metal section in a portion of the first opening. The portion is below a layer of the formation to be heated. The ...


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Phillip James Maziasz, John Paul Shingledecker, Michael Leonard Santella, Joachim Hugo Schneibel, Vinod Kumar Sikka, Harold J Vinegar, Randy Carl John, Dong Sub Kim: High strength alloys. Shell Oil Company, August 31, 2010: US07785427 (94 worldwide citation)

High strength metal alloys are described herein. At least one composition of a metal alloy includes chromium, nickel, copper, manganese, silicon, niobium, tungsten and iron. System, methods, and heaters that include the high strength metal alloys are described herein. At least one heater system may ...


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Phillip James Maziasz, John Paul Shingledecker, Michael Leonard Santella, Joachim Hugo Schneibel, Vinod Kumar Sikka, Harold J Vinegar, Randy Carl John, Dong Sub Kim: High strength alloys. Shell Oil Company, June 5, 2012: US08192682 (40 worldwide citation)

High strength metal alloys are described herein. At least one composition of a metal alloy includes chromium, nickel, copper, manganese, silicon, niobium, tungsten and iron. System, methods, and heaters that include the high strength metal alloys are described herein. At least one heater system may ...


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Cheon Youn Kim, Jeong Wan Kim, Gi Jong Ban, Dong Sub Kim: Overload circuit interrupter capable of electrical tripping and circuit breaker with the same. Human El Tech, Cheon Youn Kim, Rabin & Berdo P C, June 10, 2003: US06577478 (28 worldwide citation)

An overload circuit interrupter (OLCI), and a circuit breaker with the same, which diminish erroneous operation from being caused by a dimmer. The OLCI detects overload in an AC electrical wiring system and produces an overload trip signal that shuts the AC source off. The OLCI includes a current tr ...


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Dong Sub Kim: Methods for forming long subsurface heaters. Shell Oil Company, September 17, 2013: US08536497 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a longitudinal subsurface heater includes longitudinally welding an electrically conductive sheath of an insulated conductor heater along at least one longitudinal strip of metal. The longitudinal strip is formed into a tubular around the insulated conductor heater with the insu ...


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Jeong Wan Kim, Cheon Youn Kim, Dong Sub Kim, Gi Jong Ban: Circuit breaker with display function. Human El Tech, Rabin & Berdo P C, April 22, 2003: US06552884 (13 worldwide citation)

A circuit breaker which displays electronically state of the circuit breaker and the cause of the disconnection which enables users to determine whether to reconnect a conductor which connects a source and a load in power distribution system. An arc display part is coupled to an arc fault detector, ...



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