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Bohdan Zakiewicz: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Oil Trieval Corporation, Kanz & Timmons, December 15, 1981: US04305463 (302 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems for removing hydrocarbons from subterranean deposits thereof. A fluid-impervious barrier screen is formed to isolate parts of the deposit or to isolate the deposit from adjacent fluid-permeable earth formations. The barrier screens are formed by fracturing a vertical zone in th ...


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Charles R Stahl, Michael A Gibson, Christian W Knudsen: Thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus. Carbotek, Neal J Mosely, September 22, 1987: US04694907 (301 worldwide citation)

A thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus for exploiting deep well reservoirs utilizes electric downhole steam generators to provide supplemental heat to generate high quality steam from hot pressurized water which is heated at the surface. A downhole electric heater placed within a wel ...


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John A Bennett, Ian R McAllister, Howard Welsh: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Bennett Pollution Controls, August 21, 1979: US04165282 (27 worldwide citation)

An oil recovery device having a downwardly and rearwardly traveling oil abosrbing belt, to pick up oil on a body of water. The belt travels around an upwardly and forwardly positioned drum to be engaged by a porous squeeze belt to remove the oil from the oil absorbing belt. Rearwardly of the belt is ...


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William E Showalter: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Union Oil Company of California, Gregory F Wirzbicki, Clark E De Larvin, August 20, 1991: US05040605 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for the recovery of a heavy oil, contained in an outcropping formation, without any significant adverse environmental impact. Broadly, the invention comprises indirectly heating an oil containing formation to reduce the viscosity of the oil therein and concurrentl ...


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Ramon Perez Cordova: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Racional Energy & Environment Company, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Lundeen PLLC, January 22, 2013: US08356678 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recovering oil from oil-containing sorbents, such as drill cuttings obtained from drilling with an oil-based mud. The method includes peptizing the substrate with an acid reagent and direct thermal desorption with combustion effluent gases at high temperature under turbule ...


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George Torrance: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Environmental Technologies & Remediations, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, August 17, 1993: US05236589 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for recovering oil from an oil spill site. A vessel transports buoyant, oil absorbent material to the spill site. The absorbent material is dispersed below the water surface and advances upward toward the water surface, thereby absorbing oil and water. The dispersed absorbent material is co ...


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Thomas A Reynolds, Roger A Sramek: Waste material processing for oil recovery. David E Lovejoy, August 30, 2011: US08006758 (2 worldwide citation)

An enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus for thermal processing of polymer-based waste to produce organic and inorganic processed materials. The organic and inorganic processed materials are injected as an injection stream into the ground to liberate ground oil. The liberated ground oil is with ...


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Keith Kautzman, Bruce Goines: Controlled verified remediation of excavated spoil. Wildfire Construction, Keaty Law Firm, July 4, 2017: US09694400

A system and method for controlled verified remediation of excavated contaminated spoil using a sorbent in a verified process of testing and analysis of spoil before and after remediation and of adjusting amounts of sorbent and supplemental water mixed with contaminated spoil.


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Wylie M Martin: Methode et dispositif de recuperation du petrole a la surface dun plan deau, Oil recovery method and apparatus. Wylie M Martin, MACRAE & CO, December 28, 1982: CA1138352

ABSTRACT An oil spill recovery method and apparatus isdisclosed. The method of recovery involves the pumping of anoil/water mixture from a concentration area to the submergedportion of a vertically oriented cylinder, open at both ends,and the separation of the oil from the water in the cylinder. Oil ...


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Mcallister Ian R, Bennett John A, Welsh Howard: Dispositif et methode de lechage du petrole, Oil recovery method and apparatus. Versatech Products, CARVER & COMPANY, June 15, 1982: CA1125662

Abstract of the Disclosure An oil recovery device having a downwardly and rear-warmly traveling oil absorbing belt, to pick up oil on a body of water. The belt travels around an upwardly and forwardly positioned drum to be engaged by a porous squeeze belt to remove the oil from the oil absorbing bel ...