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US20140345855 RADIAL FISHBONE SAGD  
The present disclosure relates to a particularly effective well configuration that can be used for SAGD and other steam based oil recovery methods. A central wellpad originates injector and/or...
US20050092486 Coalbed gas production systems  
A method of stimulating coalbed methane production by injecting gas into a producer and subsequently placing the producer back on production is described. A decrease in water production may also...
US20140034296 WELL CONFIGURATIONS FOR LIMITED REFLUX  
Methods and systems produce petroleum products by steam assisted gravity drainage with dual producers separated vertically and laterally from at least one injector. Placement of the producers...
US20080283241 Downhole burner wells for in situ conversion of organic-rich rock formations  
A method for in situ heating of an organic-rich rock formation is provided. Preferably the organic-rich rock formation comprises kerogen. The method may include the steps of providing a first...
US20130175029 METHOD OF FORMING SUBTERRANEAN BARRIERS WITH MOLTEN WAX  
A method of permeating and infusing a formation around the borehole with wax by heating a formation surrounding a borehole and pumping molten wax into the formation, wherein the molten wax flows...
US20150047833 THERMALLY ASSISTED GRAVITY DRAINAGE (TAGD)  
A method for producing bitumen or heavy oil from a reservoir, the method comprising: defining at least one lateral section of the reservoir for placement of patterns of heater wells above a...
US20140345856 METHOD OF DRILLING A WELL  
The invention relates to a method of extracting oil from a reservoir. The method comprises the following steps: drilling of a first well; mounting and cementing of well pipes in the first well;...
US20130075084 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRILLING MULTILATERAL WELLS USING MAGNETIC RANGING WHILE DRILLING  
Systems and methods for drilling a multilateral well using magnetic ranging while drilling are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a method of drilling a multilateral well includes...
US20150260025 Multi-well solution mining exploitation of an evaporite mineral stratum  
A method for in situ solution mining of a mineral from an underground evaporite stratum using a set of wells in fluid communication with at least one mineral cavity with some wells operated in...
US20130231901 WELL PAD PLACEMENT  
A method can include assigning one or more constraints to an upper surface, assigning one or more constraints to a lower surface, defining a pad configuration, generating pad locations locatable...
US20120205096 METHOD FOR DISPLACEMENT OF WATER FROM A POROUS AND PERMEABLE FORMATION  
A method and system for displacing water from a porous geological formation are provided. The zone to be displaced is defined by the injection of water into one or more barrier wells around the...
US20150047832 Targeted Oriented Fracture Placement Using Two Adjacent Wells in Subterranean Porous Formations  
A method is taught of creating one or more targeted fractures in a subterranean formation. The method comprises the steps of drilling and completing two wells in the formation, conditioning said...
US20090301704 Recovery of Hydrocarbons Using Horizontal Wells  
A method of drilling a wellbore useful for the recovery of hydrocarbons from a subsurface reservoir, penetrated by one or more wellbores previously injected with steam, comprises drilling a...
US20150007981 Processing and Transport of Stranded Gas to Conserve Resources and Reduce Emissions  
A method of gas production from a field containing natural gas processing particularly for transport of stranded gas to conserve resources and reduce emissions includes extracting gas a gas supply...
US20120217006 DRILLING RIG HAVING RIG OPERATION LOADS SUPPORTED ON PRESSURE CONTROL EQUIPMENT  
Generally, the present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for using the pressure control equipment positioned at a wellbore location to support loads generated during rig operations....
US20100272515 METHOD OF DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING DEEP GEOTHERMAL RESERVOIRS  
A method of drilling, completing and producing a deep geothermal reservoir to allow the economical extraction of thermal energy from geologic strata, which may be termed as Hot Dry Rock (HDR).
US20150240611 SAGD OIL RECOVERY METHOD UTILIZING MULTI-LATERAL PRODUCTION WELLS AND/OR COMMON FLOW DIRECTION  
Improved SAGD methods for recovering heavy oil from underground formations. In a first aspect a method is provided for drilling, using multi-lateral drilling techniques, a series of horizontal...
US20140124194 SAGD OIL RECOVERY METHOD UTILIZING MULTI-LATERAL PRODUCTION WELLS AND/OR COMMON FLOW DIRECTION  
Improved SAGD methods for recovering heavy oil from underground formations. In a first aspect a method is provided for drilling, using multi-lateral drilling techniques, a series of horizontal...
US20070127897 Subsurface heaters with low sulfidation rates  
A system for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation includes a heater having an elongated ferromagnetic metal heater section. The heater is located in an opening in a formation. The heater...
US20100108310 OFFSET BARRIER WELLS IN SUBSURFACE FORMATIONS  
A plurality of first barrier wells are formed in a formation for a first barrier. A substantially constant spacing separates adjacent first barrier wells. The formation is analyzed to determine...
US20140262220 Cellar Oil Recovery Techniques for In Situ Operations  
Techniques for recovering hydrocarbons, such as heavy hydrocarbons or bitumen, from a cellar region below a horizontal production well can include providing a cellar well section that extends from...
US20130112402 Method for Forming a Geothermal Well  
Methods for forming a geothermal well are provided. A method for forming a geothermal well can include drilling a first wellbore having a substantially linear segment connected to an arcuate...
US20100319909 Enhanced Shale Oil Production By In Situ Heating Using Hydraulically Fractured Producing Wells  
A method for enhanced production of hydrocarbon fluids from an organic-rich rock formation such as an oil shale formation is provided. The method generally includes completing at least one heater...
US20120103598 SEQUENCING ALGORITHM FOR PLANNED DRILL HOLES  
A method for sequencing drill holes for a mobile drill rig is disclosed. The method may include receiving a hole pattern having a plurality of planned holes and generating at least a first group...
US20110132600 Optimized Well Spacing For In Situ Shale Oil Development  
A method for spacing heater wells for an in situ conversion process includes the steps of determining a direction along which thermal energy will travel most efficiently through a subsurface...
US20050051326 Method for making wells for removing fluid from a desired subterranean  
This invention provides a method for removing fluid from a desired subterranean formation. A substantially vertical main well that extends from a surface through the desired subterranean formation...
US20150129201 MULTIPURPOSING OF MULTILATERAL INFILL WELLS FOR BYPASS HYDROCARBON RECOVERY  
In selected aspects, the present invention provides methods and systems for recovering hydrocarbons from a reservoir involving gravity-dominated recovery processes, such as steam assisted gravity...
US20070039729 Method of increasing reservoir permeability  
In one configuration, the present invention is directed to a method and system for extracting hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon-containing deposit. One or more underground excavations designed to at...
US20150013967 HYDROCARBON RESOURCE HEATING SYSTEM INCLUDING RF ANTENNAS DRIVEN AT DIFFERENT PHASES AND RELATED METHODS  
A system for heating hydrocarbon resources in a subterranean formation having spaced-apart wellbores therein aligned in a plane may include radio frequency (RF) antennas to be positioned within...
US20090126927 Method and Equipment for the Reduction of Multiple Dispersions  
A method and equipment for reducing or avoiding multiple dispersions in fluid flows each consisting of two or more non-mixable fluid components with different specific gravities and viscosities,...
US20120037359 Systems and Methods for Improved Positioning of Pads  
Systems and methods for the automated positioning of pads and orienting of slot templates for the pads. The systems and methods also include automated adjustment of well path plans from a pad to...
US20080087420 Optimized well spacing for in situ shale oil development  
A method for spacing heater wells for an in situ conversion process is provided. The method includes the steps of determining a direction along which thermal energy will travel most efficiently...
US20070044957 Method for underground recovery of hydrocarbons  
The present invention discloses a method for installing, operating and servicing wells in a hydrocarbon deposit from a lined shaft and/or tunnel system that is installed above, into or under a...
US20110192591 METHOD FOR INCREASING FLUID RECOVERY FROM MULTIPLE LATERAL WELLBORES DRILLED THROUGH A SUBSURFACE FORMATION  
A method for creating a drainage network in a subsurface rock formation includes drilling a first plurality of wellbores extending laterally in a first direction. Each wellbore includes a main...
US20070204988 Piston-type water pump  
A pump apparatus is provided comprising: a housing; a water chamber in the housing; an hydraulic chamber in the housing; a rod member extending at least partially into each of the water chamber...
US20150000898 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DECREASING COMPACTION WITHIN A PYROLYZED ZONE  
Systems and methods for decreasing compaction within a pyrolyzed zone are disclosed herein. The methods include injecting a sealing fluid into the pyrolyzed zone and flowing the sealing fluid to a...
US20130098603 Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Processes With The Addition of Oxygen Addition  
A process to recover hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon reservoir, namely bitumen (API<10; in situ viscosity >100,000 c.p.), said process comprising; establishing a horizontal production well in said...
US20150075775 METHOD FOR DETERMINING REGIONS FOR STIMULATION ALONG TWO PARALLEL ADJACENT WELLBORES IN A HYDROCARBON FORMATION  
A method for determining along relatively uniformly spaced apart parallel first and second wellbores situated in an underground hydrocarbon-containing formation, regions within the formation,...
US20080271885 Granular electrical connections for in situ formation heating  
A method for heating a subsurface formation using electrical resistance heating is provided. In one aspect, the method includes creating a passage in the subsurface formation between a first...
US20130105147 Recovery From A Hydrocarbon Reservoir  
Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for improving production of hydrocarbon resources. A method for improving recovery from a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir includes...
US20080217003 Gas injection to inhibit migration during an in situ heat treatment process  
Methods of treating a subsurface formation are described herein. Methods for treating a subsurface treatment area in a formation may include introducing a fluid into the formation from a plurality...
US20150083398 PRODUCING HYDROCARBONS  
A method and apparatus for producing hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation. A first well is provided in the formation, the first well being separated by an isolating material into at least a...
US20150204179 In Situ Retorting of Hydrocarbons and A Selected Metal  
A method of producing hydrocarbons and a selected metal in situ from a fixed-bed hydrocarbon formation disposed below a ground surface and having a higher permeability zone substantially parallel...
US20110247802 BARRIER METHODS FOR USE IN SUBSURFACE HYDROCARBON FORMATIONS  
Systems and methods used in treating a subsurface formation are described herein. Some embodiments also generally relate to barriers that have novel components therein. Such barriers may be...
US20090200014 Systems and Methods for Improved Positioning of Pads  
Systems and methods for the automated positioning of pads and orienting of slot templates for the pads. The systems and methods also include automated adjsutment of well path plans from a pad to...
US20100170672 METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR HYDROCARBON RECOVERY  
A method of recovering hydrocarbons from a subterranean reservoir. The method includes drilling a substantially-vertical primary production well, drilling a plurality of offset production wells...
US20100206555 DRAINING A RESERVOIR WITH AN INTERBEDDED LAYER  
Methods and systems relate to recovering hydrocarbons from within formations in which hydrocarbon bearing reservoirs are separated from one another by a fluid flow obstructing natural stratum....
US20170081950 THERMAL CONDITIONING OF FISHBONES  
The present disclosure relates to a particularly effective well configuration that can be used for SAGD and other steam based oil recovery methods. Fishbone multilateral wells are combined with...
US20170051594 METHOD OF COMPLETING AND PRODUCING LONG LATERAL WELLBORES  
Long lateral wellbores are prepared for the production of hydrocarbons by preparing only a portion of the wellbore for production at a time, starting at a remote end of the long lateral wellbore....
US20160376882 GAS DIVERTER FOR WELL AND RESERVOIR STIMULATION  
The fracturing methods described in the present disclosure provide advantage over the current fracturing methods. The disclosed fracturing methods can change the fracture gradient of the downhole...

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