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Harold J Vinegar, Xueying Xie, David Scott Miller: Varying heating in dawsonite zones in hydrocarbon containing formations. Shell Oil Company, July 7, 2009: US07556096 (174 worldwide citation)

A method for treating an oil shale formation comprising dawsonite includes assessing a dawsonite composition of one or more zones in the formation. Heat from one or more heaters is provided to the formation such that different amounts of heat are provided to zones with different dawsonite compositio ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Xueying Xie, David Scott Miller, Jean Charles Ginestra: Varying properties along lengths of temperature limited heaters. Shell Oil Company, July 26, 2011: US07986869 (74 worldwide citation)

A system for heating a subsurface formation is described. The system includes an elongated heater in an opening in the formation. The elongated heater includes two or more portions along the length of the heater that have different power outputs. At least one portion of the elongated heater includes ...


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Xueying Xie, Oluropo Rufus Ayodele, Harold J Vinegar, Christopher Kelvin Harris, John Michael Karanikas, Chester Ledlie Sandberg, Dhruv Arora: Perforated electrical conductors for treating subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, June 9, 2015: US09051829 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for treating a subsurface formation includes a plurality of conduits at least partially located in a portion of a hydrocarbon containing formation. At least part of two of the conduits are aligned in relation to each other such that electrical current will flow from a first conduit to a sec ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Xueying Xie, David Scott Miller, Jean Charles Ginestra: Varying properties along lengths of temperature limited heaters. Shell Oil Company, March 1, 2007: US20070045268-A1

A system for heating a subsurface formation is described. The system includes an elongated heater in an opening in the formation. The elongated heater includes two or more portions along the length of the heater that have different power outputs. At least one portion of the elongated heater includes ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Xueying Xie, David Scott Miller: Varying heating in dawsonite zones in hydrocarbon containing formations. Shell Oil Company, May 8, 2008: US20080107577-A1

A method for treating an oil shale formation comprising dawsonite includes assessing a dawsonite composition of one or more zones in the formation. Heat from one or more heaters is provided to the formation such that different amounts of heat are provided to zones with different dawsonite compositio ...


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Xueying Xie, Oluropo Rufus Ayodele, Harold J Vinegar, Christopher Kelvin Harris, John Michael Karanikas, Chester Ledlie Sandberg, Dhruv Arora: Perforated electrical conductors for treating subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, June 17, 2010: US20100147521-A1

A system for treating a subsurface formation includes a plurality of conduits at least partially located in a portion of a hydrocarbon containing formation. At least part of two of the conduits are aligned in relation to each other such that electrical current will flow from a first conduit to a sec ...


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Xueying Xie, Oluropo Rufus Ayodele, Harold J Vinegar, Christopher Kelvin Harris, John Michael Karanikas, Chester Ledlie Sandberg, Dhruv Arora: Systems and methods for treating a subsurface formation with electrical conductors. Shell Oil Company, June 17, 2010: US20100147522-A1

A system for treating a subsurface formation includes a wellbore at least partially located in a hydrocarbon containing formation. The wellbore includes a substantially vertical portion and at least two substantially horizontal or inclined portions coupled to the vertical portion. A first conductor ...