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Flournoy Kenoth H, Maddox Jr Jim, Tate Jack F: Oil recovery process usable in formations containing water having high concentrations of polyvalent ions. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, January 7, 1975: US3858656 (36 worldwide citation)

A dual surfactant system usable in the presence of from about 200 to about 18,000 parts per million polyvalent ions, such as calcium and/or magnesium, and a method of using said surfactant system for recovering petroleum from subterranean formations, said surfactant system comprising water soluble s ...


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Allen Joseph C, Tate Jack F: Multiple solvent miscible flooding technique for use in petroleum formation over-laying and in contact with water saturated porous formations. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, July 16, 1974: US3823777 (36 worldwide citation)

A petroleum recovery method employing a mixed solvent for use in formation in contact with and over-laying a substantially water saturated porous formation which is prone to bottom water coning. The mixed solvent density is less than the density of water and greater than the density of the formation ...


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Tate Jack F: Method for stimulating well production. Texaco, Whaley Thomas H, Ries Carl G, February 12, 1974: US3791446 (27 worldwide citation)

The production of hydrocarbons from a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation containing acid-soluble components, such as one composed at least in part of dolomite or limestone, is stimulated by injecting into the formation a composition comprising an aqueous solution of a mineral acid having dis ...


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Allen Joseph C, Tate Jack F: Vertical downward gas-driven miscible blanket flooding oil recovery process. Texaco, Whaley Thomas H, Ries Carl G, April 22, 1975: US3878892 (22 worldwide citation)

A vertical downward gas-driven miscible blanket oil recovery process wherein the spreading rate of the solvent blanket on top of the oil column is increased by adding to or using with the conventional solvent a high density solvent such as carbon disulfide, carbon tetrachloride or certain halogenate ...


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Allen Joseph C, Fontaine Marc F, Brown Alfred, Tate Jack F: Petroleum recovery process. Texaco, Whaley T H, Reis C G, July 9, 1974: US3822748 (19 worldwide citation)

A process for producing petroleum from a subterranean reservoir is provided whereby a solvent equal in density or more dense than water is circulated between upper and lower perforations in a first well in order to dissolve petroleum in an ever-widening volume around the well bore until communicatio ...


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Allen Joseph C, Tate Jack F: Miscible displacement of petroleum. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, November 26, 1974: US3850245 (17 worldwide citation)

A miscible displacement process for the recovery of petroleum from a petroleum-bearing formation is performed in situ by use of a solvent miscible with the petroleum and having a density greater than water followed by a gaseous driving fluid.


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Allen Joseph C, Tate Jack F, Park Jack H: Combined multiple solvent miscible flooding water injection technique for use in petroleum formations. Texaco, Ries C G, September 24, 1974: US3837399 (16 worldwide citation)

A petroleum recovery method employing a mixed solvent for use in subterranean petroleum-containing formations. The mixed solvent density is less than the density of water and greater than the density of the formation petroleum, and preferably has a boiling point less than the boiling point of the fo ...


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Sample Jr Thomas E, Hughes James W, Tate Jack F: Scale control. Texaco, Whaley Thomas H, Ries Carl G, Priem Kenneth R, December 9, 1975: US3925582 (15 worldwide citation)

A process for imparting scale-resistant properties to substrate surfaces normally susceptible to mineral scale formation while in contact with mineralized water containing less than about 5 percent hydrocarbons and wherein any heat flow is from the substrate surface into the mineralized water compri ...


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Maddox Jr Jim, Tate Jack F, Shupe Russell D: Secondary recovery method. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, Young James F, November 4, 1975: US3916994 (15 worldwide citation)

Significant improvement in the recovery of hydrocarbons from a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation containing acid-soluble components is accomplished by injecting into the formation via an injection well drilled into a formation communicating with an adjacent producing well and containing aci ...


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Allen Joseph C, Tate Jack F, Stelzer Roland B: Miscible displacement of petroleum using carbon disulfide and a hydrocarbon solvent. Texaco, Whaley Thomas H, Ries C G, November 12, 1974: US3847221 (13 worldwide citation)

A miscible displacement process for the recovery of petroleum from a petroleum bearing formation is performed in situ by the use of a solvent system miscible with the petroleum, the solvent system comprising carbon disulfide and a hydrocarbon solvent.