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Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher: In Situ thermal processing of hydrocarbons within a relatively impermeable formation. Shell Oil Company, July 5, 2005: US06913078 (197 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing 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 a relatively impermeable formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temper ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a coal formation to increase a permeability/porosity of the formation. Shell Oil Company, March 15, 2005: US06866097 (196 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 increase a ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Robert Martijn Van Hardeveld: In situ production of synthesis gas from a coal formation, the synthesis gas having a selected H2 to CO ratio. Shell Oil Company, April 19, 2005: US06880635 (194 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. A portion of a form ...


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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: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to increase a porosity of the formation. Shell Oil Company, May 2, 2006: US07036583 (194 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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Scott Lee Wellington, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Etuan Zhang: In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation in a reducing environment. Shell Oil Company, July 19, 2005: US06918442 (192 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. A reducing en ...


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John Michael Karanikas, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Phillip Temmons Baxley: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation with carbon dioxide sequestration. Shell Oil Company, March 29, 2005: US06871707 (190 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing 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. The portion ma ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using a movable heating element. Shell Oil Company, June 7, 2005: US06902004 (188 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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George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using pressure and/or temperature control. Shell Oil Company, April 12, 2005: US06877554 (188 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. P ...


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Angelo Yializis: Flash evaporation of monomer fluids. Spectrum Control, Christie Parker & Hale, September 4, 1990: US04954371 (185 worldwide citation)

A method for continuously supplying a uniform vapor of a polymerizable and/or cross-linkable material. A continuous liquid flow of said material is supplied at a temperature below both the decomposition temperature and the polymerization temperature of said material and atomized into a continuous fl ...


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Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Charles Robert Keedy, Robert Charles Ryan, Bruce Gerard Hunsucker: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using heat sources positioned within open wellbores. Shell Oil Company, August 8, 2006: US07086468 (184 worldwide citation)

A hydrocarbon containing 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 sources m ...



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