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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, October 17, 2006: US07121342 (278 worldwide citation)


A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Frederick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, April 22, 2008: US07360588 (134 worldwide citation)


A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Michael David Fairbanks: Inhibiting reflux in a heated well of an in situ conversion system. Shell Oil Company, January 22, 2008: US07320364 (130 worldwide citation)


Certain embodiments provide a method for treating a subsurface formation. The method includes using heaters to form a heated portion of the subsurface formation. A production conduit is used to direct formation fluid in a vapor phase from the heated portion of the subsurface formation towards a surf ...


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Michael David Fairbanks, Thomas Joseph Keltner, Billy John McKinzie II, Stephen Palmer Hirshblond: Methods and systems for producing fluid from an in situ conversion process. Shell Oil Company, May 17, 2011: US07942197 (74 worldwide citation)


A system that includes a plurality of heat sources configured to heat a portion of a formation is described. At least one production well is in the formation. A bottom portion of the production well is a sump in an underburden of the formation below the heated portion of the formation. Fluids from t ...


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Michael David Fairbanks, Thomas Joseph Keltner, Billy John McKinzie II, Stephen Palmer Hirshblond: Methods and systems for producing fluid from an in situ conversion process. Shell Oil Company, July 31, 2012: US08230927 (34 worldwide citation)


A system configured to heat a portion of a formation includes a plurality of heat sources. At least one production well is in the formation. A bottom portion of the production well is a sump in an underburden of the formation below the heated portion of the formation. Fluids from the heated portion ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, March 10, 2005: US20050051327-A1


A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, June 14, 2007: US20070131411-A1


A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Michael David Fairbanks, Thomas Joseph Keltner, Billy John McKinzie, Stephen Palmer Hirshblond: Methods and systems for producing fluid from an in situ conversion process. Shell Oil Company, June 14, 2007: US20070133961-A1


A system that includes a plurality of heat sources configured to heat a portion of a formation is described. At least one production well is in the formation. A bottom portion of the production well is a sump in an underburden of the formation below the heated portion of the formation. Fluids from t ...


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Michael David Fairbanks: Inhibiting reflux in a heated well of an in situ conversion system. Shell Oil Company, December 8, 2005: US20050269095-A1


Certain embodiments provide a method for treating a subsurface formation. The method includes using heaters to form a heated portion of the subsurface formation. A production conduit is used to direct formation fluid in a vapor phase from the heated portion of the subsurface formation towards a surf ...


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Michael David Fairbanks, Thomas Joseph Keltner, Billy John McKinzie II, Stephen Palmer Hirshblond: Methods and systems for producing fluid from an in situ conversion process. Shell Oil Company, December 15, 2011: US20110303413-A1


A system that includes a plurality of heat sources configured to heat a portion of a formation is described. At least one production well is in the formation. A bottom portion of the production well is a sump in an underburden of the formation below the heated portion of the formation. Fluids from t ...



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