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US20150041369 METHOD OF TREATING CRUDE OIL WITH ULTRASOUND VIBRATIONS AND MICROWAVE ENERGY  
The present invention relates to methods of treating heavy crude oil on the surface or in situ. The methods of the present invention include: (a) mixing the heavy crude oil with a solvent; (b)...
US20140332206 STIMULATION METHOD  
The present invention relates to a stimulation system for stimulation of oil production in an oil field. The stimulation system comprises a plurality wells, wherein a plurality of activation...
US20130333896 APPLICATION OF HIGH INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND TO THE DISPLACEMENT OF DRILLING MUD  
A method for disrupting an obstruction from a wellbore includes determining a location of an obstruction within a wellbore. An ultrasound transducer is deployed down an interior of a casing in the...
US20130146281 Method and Acidizing Tool for Deep Acid Stimulation Using Ultrasound  
A method of deep acid stimulation for a zone to be treated in an underground formation using an acidizing tool, the method including the steps of introducing the acidizing tool into the well bore,...
US20120061077 Sonic Enhanced Oil Recovery System and Method  
To increase oil recovery from an oil reservoir, an acoustic transmitter is disposed in a source well and an acoustic receiver is disposed in a producing well. A portion of the oil reservoir is...
US20090090503 HYDRAULIC ACTUATED PUMP SYSTEM  
The invention is directed to a hydraulic actuated pump system which lifts production fluids and re-circulating hydraulic fluid from a petroleum well. Additives may be added to the hydraulic fluid...
US20140262229 ACOUSTIC ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEM FOR GAS PRODUCTION WELL DELIQUIFICATION  
An acoustic artificial lift system and method for deliquification of gas production wells is provided. The artificial lift system comprises a down-hole acoustic tool suspended by a power...
US20060065392 System and method for crude oil production stemming from natural emanations and leaks from capped oil wells  
A system and method for gathering and recovering natural and artificial accumulations of crude oil from natural emanations and capped oil wells, respectively. For a natural emanation or leak from...
US20100006281 Harvesting hydrocarbons and water from methane hydrate deposits and shale seams  
A method of extraction of fuels, organic pollutants, and elements from Methane hydrate deposits, shale seams and the soil is described which freezes the zone and heats the center carrying the...
US20100044032 Method for completion, maintenance and stimulation of oil and gas wells  
A method for inducing motion in solid particulates in a solid/liquid mixture located in proximity to the periphery of a wellbore or in the formation zone adjacent to a wellbore in an oil or gas...
US20140216728 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO INITIATE PERMEABILITY IN BORE HOLES WITHOUT PERFORATING TOOLS  
A shockwave generator pre-treats one or more production zones within a well to facilitate recovery of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons from the well. The well may be heated to a particular...
US20060254766 Acoustic inhibition of hydrates, scales and paraffins  
Devices and methods for inhibiting the deposition of methane or natural gas hydrates, as well as scales, paraffins and other undesirable deposits within a wellbore using acoustic energy. An...
US20120247757 Downhole Oscillator  
An exemplary embodiment of the downhole oscillator includes an outer housing at least partially surrounding a motor and a removably coupled eccentric member. The motor at least partially drives...
US20140014328 HYDRAULIC ACTUATED PUMP SYSTEM  
The invention is directed to a hydraulic actuated pump system which lifts production fluids and re-circulating hydraulic fluid from a petroleum well. Additives may be added to the hydraulic fluid...
US20120043076 HYDRAULIC ACTUATED PUMP SYSTEM  
The invention is directed to a hydraulic actuated pump system which lifts production fluids and re-circulating hydraulic fluid from a petroleum well. Additives may be added to the hydraulic fluid...
US20140027110 PLASMA SOURCE FOR GENERATING NONLINEAR, WIDE-BAND, PERIODIC, DIRECTED, ELASTIC OSCILLATIONS AND A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STIMULATING WELLS, DEPOSITS AND BOREHOLES USING THE PLASMA SOURCE  
A plasma source for generating nonlinear, wide-band, periodic, directed, elastic oscillations in a fluid medium. The plasma source includes a plasma emitter having two electrodes defining a gap, a...
US20080135234 Method for Increasing Oilfield Recovery Rates and Oil Production  
The invention relates to the oil-extracting industry and is intended for increasing petroefficiency of an oilfield and petroleum production in oily and depleted oil layers. The invention may be...
US20140352947 STIMULATION METHOD  
The present invention relates to a stimulation method for stimulating oil- or gas-containing parts of a formation, said parts being situated between an injection or a production well and a...
US20080302528 Borehole Seismic Pulse Generation Using Rapid-Opening Valve  
During a surge-pulsing operation in a borehole (e.g an oil-well undergoing remediation) liquid is stored under pressure upstream of a valve, and then released through the valve suddenly enough to...
US20130340999 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRILLING HAMMER COMMUNICATION, FORMATION EVALUATION AND DRILLING OPTIMIZATION  
A system and method are provided for producing controlled vibrations within a borehole. In one example, the system includes an encoder plate having a first surface, an anvil plate having a second...
US20070193737 METHOD OF INTENSIFICATION OF NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION FROM COAL BEDS  
A method of intensification of natural gas production from the coal beds, comprising exposure of the coal bed to pressure pulsing is disclosed. An embodiment comprises exposure of the coal bed to...
US20090032248 METHOD FOR PRODUCTION, SUBSTITUTION, OR MINING OF GAS HYDRATE  
A gas hydrate is produced by injecting guest molecules into voids in a layer of which temperature and pressure condition allows the guest molecules to cause to form hydrate, in a form of emulsion...
US20100193180 METHOD FOR PRODUCTION, SUBSTITUTION, OR MINING OF GAS HYDRATE  
A gas hydrate is produced by injecting guest molecules into voids in a layer of which temperature and pressure condition allows the guest molecules to cause to form hydrate, in a form of emulsion...
US20140290935 STIMULATION METHOD  
The present invention relates to a stimulation method comprising the steps of arranging a fluid-activated gun in a well through a well head and/or a blowout preventer, dividing the well into a...
US20150136386 ENHANCING WELL FLUID RECOVERY  
A system usable with a well includes a waveform generator for enhancing fluid recovery from a reservoir by controlling a production pump or an injection pump downhole in the well with waveform...
US20090008088 Oscillating Fluid Flow in a Wellbore  
A system for oscillating compressible working fluid in a wellbore defined in a subterranean formation includes a fluid supply and a fluid oscillator device. The fluid supply communicates...
US20120043075 METHOD AND ASSEMBLY FOR RECOVERING OIL USING ELASTIC VIBRATION ENERGY  
A method and assembly for recovering oil using elastic vibration energy involves placing a downhole apparatus in a well, which downhole apparatus is connected to aboveground power supply units and...
US20140216727 HYDRAULIC DRILLSTRING SOUND GENERATOR  
Acoustic radiators for coal bed methane or shale gas production are configured to be strategically placed on drillstrings within gas production exhaust boreholes and hydraulically powered so they...
US20080156483 OIL RECOVERY ENHANCEMENT METHOD  
Oil recovery enhancement method that calls for lowering a vibroacoustic downhole emitter into a well down to the production layer depth and for performing acoustic impact on the formation, wherein...
US20090065197 ENHANCING WELL FLUID RECOVERY  
A technique that is usable with a well includes communicating fluid downhole in the well. The technique includes enhancing fluid recovery from a reservoir by, downhole in the well, controlling the...
US20090200019 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY USING AN IN-SITU SEISMIC ENERGY GENERATOR  
Disclosed are systems and methods for generating seismic acoustic waves, and more particularly a downhole electro-hydraulic seismic pressure wave source to enhance oil recovery.
US20120211225 Method and apparatus for enhancement of fracture fluid clean-up with periodic shock waves  
The method and apparatus for enhancing fluid removal from a fracture in a geologic formation by applying periodic/cyclic shock waves to the fracture in a formation surrounding a wellbore which has...
US20100206556 ENHANCING THE RECOVERY OF CRUDE OIL WELLS  
Described is a method for introducing at least one manufactured gas in the area of an oil reservoir for the purpose of enhancing the recovery of the oil reservoir. The gas is at least temporarily...
US20110108268 METHOD OF TREATING BOTTOM-HOLE FORMATION ZONE  
The invention relates to the methods of treating a bottom-hole formation zone to increase in well productivity and rocks permeability. According to this method a pulse generator should be tripped...
US20070102152 RECOVERY OF HYDROCARBONS USING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
A method of recovering hydrocarbon such as heavy oil or bitumen from an underground oil-rich reservoir formation such as oil sand or oil shale is provided. One or more substantially vertical wells...
US20130153211 WAVE STIMULATION  
According to some embodiments, a borehole deployable apparatus is described that can be used to generate strong vibrations in a subterranean rock formation. In some embodiments, the apparatus...
US20090288820 Method Of Manufacture And The Use Of A Functional Proppant For Determination Of Subterranean Fracture Geometries  
Proppants having added functional properties are provided, as are methods that use the proppants to track and trace the characteristics of a fracture in a geologic formation. Information obtained...
US20080156482 Method for the Treatment of the Obstructed Zones of the Parent Rock of Hydrocarbon-Producing Strata Adjacent to a Gas and Oil Well Drilling Zone in Order to Increase Productivity  
The invention relates to a device and method for treating the backfilled area of the productive stratum adjacent to the drilling area of oil and gas wells using high pressure pulses. The...
US20050194130 Seismic source and method of generating a seismic wave in a formation  
A Seismic source comprising an actuator having a rotary part (104) and a reciprocative part (105), conversion means (109) in the form of corrugated surfaces to convert a rotation of the rotary...
US20140262230 Acoustic Artificial Lift System For Gas Production Well Deliquification  
An artificial lift system and method for deliquification of gas production wells is provided. The artificial lift system comprises a downhole tool suspended by a power conductive cable in a...
US20090308599 Method of enhancing treatment fluid placement in shale, clay, and/or coal bed formations  
Provided are methods that include a method comprising: placing a treatment fluid into a well bore that penetrates a subterranean formation, wherein the subterranean formation comprises at least...
US20120175107 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING SHOCK WAVES IN THE BOREHOLE OF WELLS FILLED BY LIQUID  
The method and apparatus for producing shock waves in a well wherein a device connected to the bottom of the tubing string in the borehole of the well filled by liquid and containing the upper and...
US20050098314 Method and apparatus for desorbing methane from coal formations via pressure waves or acoustic vibrations  
One embodiment of this method involves using an acoustic device (including devices that emit acoustic waves at subsonic, sonic, and ultrasonic frequencies) that induces pressure changes at high...
US20090178801 Methods for injecting a consolidation fluid into a wellbore at a subterranian location  
Disclosed are apparatuses and methods for stabilizing portions of a subterranean formation and controlling the production of water from those subterranean formations. In one aspect, a method of...
US20090120633 Method for Stimulating a Well Using Fluid Pressure Waves  
Methods for cleaning or stimulating a well include providing an isolation device, providing a penetration device, isolating a zone, and penetrating a portion of the formation utilizing the...
US20070295500 METHOD OF TREATING BOTTOM-HOLE FORMATION ZONE  
The invention relates to the methods of treating a bottom-hole formation zone to increase in well productivity and rocks permeability. According to this method a pulse generator should be tripped...
US20080073076 REDUCTION OF EXPANSION FORCE VIA RESONANT VIBRATION OF A SWAGE  
An apparatus includes a body shaped to deform a wellbore tool in a predetermined manner. A vibration device applies a vibration to the body to reduce a frictional force caused when the body...
US20060249286 Method and device for producing wave action on a production stratum  
A process for producing a wave action on a productive stratum consists in that a vibro-seismic action is performed on the bottom zone of a well by a hydraulic shock onto it, said shock being...
US20110139441 SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR STIMULATING WELLS AND MANAGING A NATURAL RESOURCE RESERVOIR  
The invention provides a system, method and downhole tool for stimulating a borehole of wells in reservoir. The invention allows a user to determine the type of stimulation adequate to promote...
US20120305240 System and Method for Ultrasonically Treating Liquids in Wells and Corresponding Use of Said System  
A treatment device for treating liquids in oil, gas or water wells comprises an ultrasonic treatment device (1). The ultrasonic treatment device (1) includes a resonator (2), a transducer (9) and...

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