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Scott Lee Wellington, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Thomas David Fowler, John Michael Karanikas, Robert Charles Ryan, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation to produce a condensate. Shell Oil Company, August 2, 2005: US06923257 (213 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat input into the format ...


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Margaret Ann Messier, Steven Dexter Crane, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Kevin Albert Maher, Meliha Deniz Sumnu Dindoruk, Bruce Edmunds Roberts, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington: In situ thermal recovery from a relatively permeable formation with controlled production rate. Shell Oil Company, June 6, 2006: US07055600 (212 worldwide citation)

A method for treating a relatively permeable 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 transferred heat ...


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Ilya Emil Berchenko, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, George Leo Stegemeier, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using repeating triangular patterns of heat sources. Shell Oil Company, May 24, 2005: US06896053 (211 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. H ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a coal formation using a movable heating element. Shell Oil Company, August 29, 2006: US07096953 (210 worldwide citation)

A coal formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat may be applied ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: Thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to increase a permeability of the formation. Shell Oil Company, October 11, 2005: US06953087 (208 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. H ...


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Ilya Emil Berchenko, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Thomas David Fowler, John Michael Karanikas, Robert Charles Ryan, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation using a pattern of heat sources. Shell Oil Company, January 31, 2006: US06991032 (205 worldwide citation)

A oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat sources m ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to produce hydrocarbons having a selected carbon number range. Shell Oil Company, February 7, 2006: US06994160 (203 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. A ...


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Ilya Emil Berchenko, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Thomas David Fowler, John Michael Karanikas, Robert Charles Ryan, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation using a pattern of heat sources. Shell Oil Company, June 5, 2007: US07225866 (199 worldwide citation)

A oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat sources m ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processsing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to produce a mixture with a selected hydrogen content. Shell Oil Company, August 2, 2005: US06923258 (199 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. T ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Etuan Zhang: Thermal processing of an oil shale formation to increase permeability of the formation. Shell Oil Company, May 9, 2006: US07040397 (199 worldwide citation)

An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat may also ...



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