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Bertram T Willman: Method of treating reservoirs containing very viscous crude oil or bitumen. Exxon Production Research Co, E T Wheelock, June 28, 1983: US04390067 (339 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a field containing viscous oil or bitumen for subsequent production is described. The steps central to the process are drilling a horizontal well within the oil-bearing stratum, and heating the oil in the vicinity of the horizontal well to produce a hot liquid corridor. The ope ...


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Willman Bertram T: Methode de traitement des gisements de petrole brut tres visqueux ou de bitume, Method of treating reservoirs containing very viscous crude oil or bitumen. Esso Resources Canada, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, May 15, 1984: CA1167373

ABSTRACTA method for treating a field containing viscous oil or bitumenfor subsequent production is described. The steps central to the processare drilling a horizontal well within the oil-bearing stratum, and heatingthe oil in the vicinity of the horizontal well to produce a hot liquidcorridor. The ...



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