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7854261 Method and an apparatus for separation and injection of water from a water- and hydrocarbon-containing outflow down in a production well  
A method and apparatus of separating, in a production well, water from a water- and hydrocarbon-containing production flow emanating from at least one surrounding production formation; and also of...
7849921 Water treatment method for heavy oil production  
A process for treating produced water to generate high pressure steam. Produced water from heavy oil recovery operations is treated by first removing oil and grease. Pretreated produced water is...
7845406 Enhanced oil recovery system for use with a geopressured-geothermal conversion system  
A system and series of methods, which utilize Geopressured-Geothermal (GPGT) energy for the enhanced recovery of formation crude oil. The system is designed to interface with a conversion system...
7841407 Method for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation  
Methods of generating subsurface heat for treating a hydrocarbon containing formation are described herein. The methods include providing a stream that includes water to a plurality of wellbores....
7814975 Heavy oil recovery with fluid water and carbon dioxide  
Diluted wet combustion forms a hot process fluid or VASTgas including carbon dioxide (CO2) and fluid water which is delivered to geologic formations and/or to surface mined materials to reduce the...
7814977 Installation for enhanced oil recovery using water-soluble polymers and method of implementing  
Installation for enhanced oil recovery comprising in succession: a polymer storage hopper, a grinding device and a pressurized injection pump. The grinding device has a chamber for grinding and...
7810565 Systems for extracting fluids from the earth's subsurface and for generating electricity without greenhouse gas emissions  
An embodiment is an apparatus for generating a driver gas, for recovering fluid from the Earth's subsurface. The apparatus includes a fuel reformer, adapted to react a fuel with water to produce...
7802625 System and method for producing a well using a gas  
Systems and methods for producing a well using a gas are disclosed herein. A compressed lift gas can be provided to a well to obtain a production stream. The production stream can be separated to...
7789158 Flow control system having a downhole check valve selectively operable from a surface of a well  
A flow control system includes a pump positioned in a well to remove liquid from the well. A check valve is positioned in the well and includes an open position and a closed position. The check...
7786054 Biocide for well stimulation and treatment fluids  
A well stimulation and or treatment fluid that includes water, other additives, and a biocide consisting of 3,5-dimethyl-1,3,5-thiadiazinane-2-thione in an amount effective to inhibit bacterial...
7731843 Method and apparatus for treatment of water for an injection well  
The invention concerns a method and an apparatus (10) for treatment of water (26) to be injected into a subsea injection well, the apparatus (10) being disposed in water overlying the well,...
7726398 Water flooding method  
A method of recovering hydrocarbons from a porous subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation by: (a) reducing the salinity of a saline source water by reverse osmosis using a membrane having a...
7686079 Method for removing silica from evaporator concentrate  
A method for removing silica from evaporator concentrate to facilitate disposal of the concentrate. An alkaline earth compound is mixed with the concentrate in a crystallizer. Silica in the...
7681643 Treatment of brines for deep well injection  
A process for conditioning of wastewater treatment brines for deep well injection during recovery of heavy hydrocarbon oils in situ. High pressure steam is used to mobilize oil, which is recovered...
7677309 Method for increased oil recovery from an oil field  
A method for increasing oil recovery from an oil reservoir in which method surplus gas streams from a plant for synthesis of higher hydrocarbons from natural gas is injected into the reservoir, is...
7676420 Electronic settlement of petroleum and gas distributions  
In one embodiment, a system can include a centralized storage module, for example a database, that stores data relating to petroleum, natural gas and other related products taken from several...
7673685 Method for oil recovery from an oil field  
A method for increasing oil recovery from an oil reservoir in which method surplus gas streams from a plant for synthesis of higher hydrocarbons from natural gas is injected into the reservoir, is...
7662275 Methods of managing water in oil shale development  
The present disclosure relates to a system and method of providing water management and utilization during the process of dewatering and retorting of oil shale. More specifically, the process...
7654330 Apparatus, methods, and systems for extracting petroleum using a portable coal reformer  
Apparatus, methods, and systems for extracting oil or natural gas from a well using a portable coal reformer. In one example, the method may include reforming coal by reaction with water to...
7654320 System and method for processing a mixture of hydrocarbon and CO2 gas produced from a hydrocarbon reservoir  
A system and method is disclosed for treating a mixture of hydrocarbon and carbon dioxide gas produced from a hydrocarbon reservoir. The system includes a gas power turbine adapted to burn the...
7650939 Portable and modular system for extracting petroleum and generating power  
An embodiment is a portable, modular apparatus, having one or more modules, for recovering oil from an oil well and generating electric power, and including a chassis to support a fuel reformer, a...
7628204 Wastewater disposal with in situ steam production  
Oil-contaminated clay dispersions in final tailings pond water from a bitumen extraction operation are used in downhole catalytic steam production for an in situ process such as SAGD to produce...
7604051 Method and device for separation of particles from injection water  
A method and device for separating particles from injection water, the injection water being used for the stimulation of a petroleum reservoir. The water is drawn from a water reservoir, cleaned...
7600567 Desalination method  
A method of recovering hydrocarbons from a porous subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation comprising the steps of: a) feeding to at least on reverse osmosis unit of a desalination assembly a...
7597144 Process for recovering heavy oil utilizing one or more membranes  
An oil recovery process utilizes one or more membranes to remove silica and/or oil from produced water. In one method, the process includes separating oil from produced water and precipitating...
7591309 Method for production of high pressure steam from produced water  
An evaporation based method for generation of high pressure steam from produced water in the heavy oil production industry. De-oiled produced water is processed through a high pH/high pressure...
7562708 Method and apparatus for capture and sequester of carbon dioxide and extraction of energy from large land masses during and after extraction of hydrocarbon fuels or contaminants using energy and critical fluids  
A closed loop system for increasing yield, reducing post process pollution, reducing energy consumed during and after extraction of fuels or contaminants in formations and for sequestering of...
7559362 Downhole flow reversal apparatus  
A water reinjection arrangement for a coal bed methane well to minimize water disposal problems at the well surface. Water is withdrawn by a motor driven pump from an upper coal seam through...
7556095 Solution mining dawsonite from hydrocarbon containing formations with a chelating agent  
A method for treating an oil shale formation comprising dawsonite includes providing heat from one or more heaters to the formation to heat the formation. Hydrocarbon fluids are produced from the...
7467660 Pumped carbon mining methane production process  
The invention is a continuous process for producing methane from an underground coal bed or an above ground carbon-containing resource using hydrogen as a recycling working fluid. For an...
7455109 Water flooding method  
A method of recovering hydrocarbons from a porous subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation comprising: (a) feeding a first stream comprising a high salinity water to a first side of a...
7441603 Hydrocarbon recovery from impermeable oil shales  
An economic method for in situ maturing and production of oil shale or other deep-lying, impermeable resources containing immobile hydrocarbons. Vertical fractures are created using horizontal or...
7426959 Systems and methods for producing oil and/or gas  
A system including a mechanism for recovering oil and/or gas from an underground formation, the oil and/or gas comprising one or more sulfur compounds; a mechanism for converting at least a portion...
7363973 Method and apparatus for stimulating heavy oil production  
A process for the recovery of hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon bearing formation having an extraction chamber where the extraction chamber has an extraction surface. The process has the steps of...
7341102 Flue gas injection for heavy oil recovery  
A variety of methods for thermal recovery of natural gas and bitumen from a formation containing the latter. In general, the methods incorporate a series of existing, but previously uncombined...
7299868 Method and system for recovery of hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon-bearing information  
A method and system for recovery of hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon-bearing formation. A gaseous component of the produced hydrocarbon-containing fluid is separated from the fluid. The gaseous...
7294156 Integrated process for bitumen recovery, separation and emulsification for steam generation  
The invention relates to a process for splitting bitumen into two fractions and rendering a heavier bottom fraction as a useable emulsion fuel. The process is particularly effective in creating an...
7290608 Method and system for pumping in an oil well  
An effluent pumping method and system include a pump having a rotor and a stator, the rotor being fastened by a first end to a tubular driving string; a device for driving the string into rotation;...
7204314 Fluid removal from gas wells  
A method of removing produced fluid from a well producing both gas and liquid comprises utilising produced gas flowing from a formation to power a produced liquid pump. The produced liquid from the...
7168488 Method and plant or increasing oil recovery by gas injection  
A method and a plant for simultaneous production of a gas for injection into an oil field and production of methanol, dimethyl ether and/or other oxygenated hydrocarbons or production of higher...
7150320 Water treatment method for heavy oil production  
A process for treating produced water to generate high pressure steam. Produced water from heavy oil recovery operations is treated by first removing oil and grease. If necessary, the pH is then...
7128150 Acid gas disposal method  
This invention is method of recovering gas from a gas-bearing subterranean formation in which gas is produced from an upper portion of the formation and a waste gas is injected into a lower portion...
7096942 In situ thermal processing of a relatively permeable formation while controlling pressure  
A method for treating a relatively permeable formation containing heavy hydrocarbons in situ may include providing heat from one or more heat sources to a portion of the formation. The heat may be...
7093655 Method for the recovery of hydrocarbons from hydrates  
A method for recovering hydrocarbon trapped in a hydrate formation, comprising the steps of (a) contacting the hydrate formation with an aqueous solution comprising from 10% to 75% by weight of a...
7093661 Subsea production system  
Methods and arrangements for production of petroleum products from a subsea well. The methods comprise control of a downhole separator, supplying power fluid to a downhole turbine/pump hydraulic...
7077199 In situ thermal processing of an oil reservoir formation  
An in situ process for treating an oil containing formation is provided. The process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of the formation. The heat may be...
7040398 In situ thermal processing of a relatively permeable formation in a reducing environment  
A method for treating a relatively permeable formation containing heavy hydrocarbons in situ may include providing heat from one or more heat sources to a portion of the formation. The heat may be...
7017661 Production of synthesis gas from a coal formation  
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...
6991033 In situ thermal processing while controlling pressure in an oil shale formation  
An oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. Heat may be provided to the treatment area. Heat may be allowed to transfer from at least one heat source to a section of the...
6923258 In situ thermal processsing of a hydrocarbon containing formation to produce a mixture with a selected hydrogen content  
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...
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