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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation with a selected moisture content. Shell Oil Company, May 10, 2005: US06889769 (183 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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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 oxygen containing formation fluids. Shell Oil Company, November 22, 2005: US06966372 (179 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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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation with a selected hydrogen content. Shell Oil Company, September 27, 2005: US06948563 (178 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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Stephen B Kessler, T David Marro: Vaporization of volatile materials. Bruce F Jacobs, August 1, 2000: US06095153 (178 worldwide citation)

Vaporization of volatile materials while avoiding combustion and denaturation of such material provide an alternative to combustion as means of volatilizing bioactive and flavor compounds to make such compounds available for inhalation without generating toxic or carcinogenic substances that are by- ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Kevin Albert Maher, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, James Louis Menotti, John Matthew Coles: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation using a natural distributed combustor. Shell Oil Company, June 28, 2005: US06910536 (176 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, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, George Leo Stegemeier, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a coal formation with a selected ratio of heat sources to production wells. Shell Oil Company, November 1, 2005: US06959761 (174 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. The mixture may be ...


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George Leo Stegemeier, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, Etuan Zhang, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: Situ thermal processing of a coal formation using pressure and/or temperature control. Shell Oil Company, December 13, 2005: US06973967 (173 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. Pressure within the ...


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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, IIya 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 in a reducing environment. Shell Oil Company, February 14, 2006: US06997255 (171 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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Scott Lee Wellington, Harold J Vinegar, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, Ilya Emil Berchenko, George Leo Stegemeier, Kevin Albert Maher, Etuan Zhang, Gordon Thomas Shahin Jr, Thomas David Fowler, Robert Charles Ryan: In situ thermal processing of a hydrocarbon containing formation with a selected hydrogen to carbon ratio. February 7, 2006: US06994168 (171 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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Sylvain J Pirson, The American National Bank executor: Method for oil recovery by in situ exfoliation drive. Dunlap & Codding, January 1, 1985: US04491179 (171 worldwide citation)

A method for recovering oil from a bed of tight reservoir rock in which a chamber is formed at the base of the bed followed by alternately combusting rubble in the chamber while recovering oil liberated by pyrolysis and spalling the walls of the chamber by injection of a coolant when oil production ...



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