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Vinegar Harold J, Wellington Scott Lee, Stegemeier George Leo, Maher Kevin Albert, Aymond Dannie Antoine, Mckinzie Billy John, Ward John Michael, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Palfreyman Bruce Donald: Recuperation in situ dans une formation contenant des hydrocarbur es au moyen de barrieres, In situ recovery from a hydrocarbon containing formation using barriers. Shell Canada, Shell Canada, Smart & Biggar, CA2463110 (1 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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Vinegar Harold J, Wellington Scott Lee, Stegemeier George Leo, Maher Kevin Albert, Aymond Dannie Antoine, Mckinzie Billy John, Ward John Michael, Watkins Ronnie Wade, Palfreyman Bruce Donald: In situ recovery from a hydrocarbon containing formation using barriers. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Shell Canada, May 1, 2003: WO/2003/036041

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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Vinegar Harold J, Wellington Scott Lee, Stegemeier George Leo, Ward John Michael, Palfreyman Bruce Donald, de, Rouffignac Eric Pierre, Mckinzie Billy John, Maher Kevin Albert: Remediation of a hydrocarbon containing formation. Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij, Shell Canada, May 1, 2003: WO/2003/035811

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 a section of the formation. In certain embodiments, the heat ...