Issam S Bousaid: Recovery of oil by a combination of low temperature oxidation and hot water or steam injection. Texaco, T H Whaley, C G Ries, Charles L Bauer, August 24, 1976: US03976137 (15 worldwide citation)

A method for the recovery of low gravity viscous oil or bitumens from a subterranean formation by the injection of a mixture of an oxygen-containing gas and hot water or steam into either the upper or lower section of the formation wherein the ratio of oxygen to water is used to control the oxidatio ...