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Luis F Rivas, John Reis, Mridul Kumar: Production of oil from low permeability formations by sequential steam fracturing. Chevron Research and Technology Company, Edward J Keeling, David J Power, Robert D Touslee, February 4, 1992: US05085276 (235 worldwide citation)

A production method for low permeability formations is disclosed. Short steam cycles followed by production of fluids to the surface from a single wellbore is described. The method may be practiced in sequential manner, thereby accessing multiple intervals of hydrogen containing formation. Reflashin ...


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Mridul Kumar: Oil production from diatomite formations by fracture steamdrive. Chevron Research and Technology Company, W K Turner, D J Power, April 26, 1994: US05305829 (234 worldwide citation)

A steam drive method for low permeability formations is described which utilizes a plurality of wellbores in an elongated pattern configuration. The wells initially undergo a cyclic steaming and production operation, wherein as each steaming cycle is initiated a fracture system is created having a h ...


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Mridul Kumar: Method for optimizing steamflood performance. Chevron Research and Technology Company, W K Turner, David J Power, December 29, 1992: US05174377 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an invention for optimizing recovery of petroleum from a subterranean, petroleum containing formation by improving the efficiency of a steam drive through a linear heat reduction schedule and a partial shut-in of the producing well after steam breakthrough. The linear heat reduction sch ...


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Mridul Kumar, Frederic Gadelle, Akshay Sahni: Method, system and program storage device for reservoir simulation utilizing heavy oil solution gas drive. Chevron U, April 28, 2015: US09020793 (1 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and a program storage device for predicting a property of a fluid, such as fluid production from a subterranean reservoir containing heavy oil entrained with gas is described. The method includes developing a baseline correlation of gas relative permeability krg versus gas saturat ...


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Mridul Kumar, Frederic Gadelle, Akshay Sahni: Method, system and program storage device for reservoir simulation utilizing heavy oil solution gas drive. Chevron USA, Chevron Corporation, June 26, 2008: US20080154563-A1

A method, a system and a program storage device for predicting a property of a fluid, such as fluid production from a subterranean reservoir containing heavy oil entrained with gas is described. The method includes developing a baseline correlation of gas relative permeability krg versus gas saturat ...