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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 (291 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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Taixu Bai, Harold J Vinegar, Kirk Samuel Hansen: Inhibiting wellbore deformation during in situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation. Shell Oil Company, May 22, 2007: US07219734 (203 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation is described. The method may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of the formation. At least one heater may be located in at least one wellbore in the formation. At least one wellbore may be sized, at least in ...


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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 (157 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 (137 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, Ernest E Carter, Jaime Santos Son, Taixu Bai, Mohamad Fereydoon Khoda Verdian: Wax barrier for use with in situ processes for treating formations. Shell Oil Company, April 27, 2010: US07703513 (115 worldwide citation)

Methods for forming a barrier around at least a portion of a treatment area in a subsurface formation are described herein. A material including wax may be introduced into one or more wellbores. The material introduced into two or more wells may mix in the formation and congeal to form a barrier to ...


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Taixu Bai, Harold J Vinegar, Kirk Samuel Hansen: Inhibiting wellbore deformation during in situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, July 29, 2004: US20040145969-A1

A method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation is described. The method may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of the formation. At least one heater may be located in at least one wellbore in the formation. At least one wellbore may be sized, at least in ...


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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, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, March 10, 2005: US20050051327-A1

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, 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, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, June 14, 2007: US20070131411-A1

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, Ernest E Carter, Jaime Santos Son, Taixu Bai, Mohamad Fereydoon Khoda Verdian: Wax barrier for use with in situ processes for treating formations. Shell Oil Company, August 7, 2008: US20080185147-A1

Methods for forming a barrier around at least a portion of a treatment area in a subsurface formation are described herein. A material including wax may be introduced into one or more wellbores. The material introduced into two or more wells may mix in the formation and congeal to form a barrier to ...


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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, December 8, 2005: US20050269088-A1

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 ...