1
Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Thomas David Fowler, Bruce Gerard Hunsucker, John Michael Karanikas, Charles Robert Keedy, Robert Charles Ryan, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of a relatively impermeable formation using an open wellbore. Shell Oil Company, May 9, 2006: US07040400 (262 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a relatively low permeability formation containing heavy hydrocarbons in situ may include providing heat from one or more heat sources to a portion of the formation. The heat may be allowed to transfer from the heat sources to a selected section of the formation. The transferre ...


2
Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Thomas David Fowler, Bruce Gerard Hunsucker, John Michael Karanikas, Charles Robert Keedy, Robert Charles Ryan, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of a relatively impermeable formation using an open wellbore. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, July 10, 2003: US20030130136-A1

A method for treating a relatively low permeability formation containing heavy hydrocarbons in situ may include providing heat from one or more heat sources to a portion of the formation. The heat may be allowed to transfer from the heat sources to a selected section of the formation. The transferre ...