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US20150136390 EXTRACTING OIL FROM UNDERGROUND RESERVOIRS  
Methods to extract oil from underground reservoirs are disclosed comprising pumping a gas comprising oxygen into the reservoir, causing combustion, and using the heat and pressure generated by the...
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...
US20130146283 OIL RECOVERY PROCESS USING CROSSED HORTIZONAL WELLS  
Method of entailing the simultaneous production of oil and combustion gases using gravity phase segregation and gravity drainage to produce hydrocarbons from a subterranean oil-bearing formation,...
US20070193743 In situ method and system for extraction of oil from shale  
A system and process is disclosed for retorting oil shale and extracting shale oil and other hydrocarbons therefrom, in which a cased heat delivery well is drilled generally vertically through an...
US20050082058 Method for enhancing methane production from coal seams  
Discloses a three step process to stimulate well production of methane from coal seams, wherein step one provides for injection of a treating gas into a well bore intersecting a coal seam, step...
US20100200227 BITUMEN PRODUCTION METHOD  
A method for the production of a CO2 rich stream for sequestration in depleted oil sand reservoirs and the production and use of a CO2 rich oxidant for in situ bitumen production from oil sand...
US20080289819 Utilization of low BTU gas generated during in situ heating of organic-rich rock  
A method for utilizing gas produced from an in situ conversion process is provided. The method may include heating an organic-rich rock formation, for example an oil shale formation, in situ. The...
US20140090834 EM AND COMBUSTION STIMULATION OF HEAVY OIL  
A method of producing heavy oil from a heavy oil formation by combining electromagnetic heating to achieve fluid communication between wells, following by in situ combustion to mobilize and...
US20140166278 USE OF STEAM-ASSISTED GRAVITY DRAINAGE WITH OXYGEN ("SAGDOX") IN THE RECOVERY OF BITUMEN IN LEAN ZONES ("LZ-SAGDOX")  
A process to recover hydrocarbons from a reservoir having at least one lean zone, wherein said lean zone has an initial bitumen saturation level less than about 0.6, said process including: i)...
US20140060823 IN SITU COMBUSTION FOR STEAM RECOVERY INFILL  
Methods and systems produce petroleum products from a formation by a steam assisted process followed by an in situ combustion process. The steam assisted process utilizes an injector and first...
US20080135238 Method and apparatus for disposal of well flare gas in oil and gas drilling and recovery operations  
A wellhead gas recovery system and method for the generation of power from wellhead gas is provided. A gas conduit is used to direct wellhead gas from a wellhead casing or wellhead bore to a...
US20130233539 INCREASING OIL PRODUCTION  
A method of recovering petroleum from dormant oil wells or increasing the production of oil wells. An alkali or alkali earth carbonate is introduced into a water layer associated with a...
US20100078167 ENERGY EFFICIENT, LOW EMISSIONS SHALE OIL RECOVERY PROCESS  
A process relates to the energy efficient, environmentally friendly recovery of liquid and gaseous products from solid or semi-solid hydrocarbon resources, in particular, oil shale or tar sands....
US20140000878 METHOD FOR SHORTENING AN INJECTION PIPE FOR UNDERGROUND COAL GASIFICATION  
A method for automatically shortening an injection well liner for underground coal gasification is provided.
US20100206563 IN SITU COMBUSTION PROCESSES AND CONFIGURATIONS USING INJECTION AND PRODUCTION WELLS  
Methods and systems relate to in situ combustion utilizing configurations of injection and production wells to facilitate the in situ combustion. The wells define vertically deviated lengths that...
US20130098607 Steam Flooding with Oxygen Injection, and Cyclic Steam Stimulation with Oxygen Injection  
A process to recover heavy oil from a hydrocarbon reservoir, said process comprising injecting oxygen-containing gas and steam separately injected via separate wells into the reservoir to cause...
US20090200022 CRYOGENIC TREATMENT OF GAS  
Systems and methods of treating a gas stream are described. A method of treating a gas stream includes cryogenically separating a first gas stream to form a second gas stream and a third stream....
US20050082057 Recovery of heavy oils through in-situ combustion process  
An in-situ combustion process heats an oil-bearing formation so as to reduce the viscosity of heavy oil, and/or to extract oil from solid or semi-solid materials in the formation. Oxygen-enriched...
US20120067568 METHOD OF USING CARBON DIOXIDE IN RECOVERY OF FORMATION DEPOSITS  
The present invention relates to systems, apparatuses, and methods for providing a reliable, high purity source of CO2 that is used in the recovery of formation deposits, such as fossil fuels. At...
US20150060061 HEATER AND METHOD OF OPERATING  
A heater includes a heater housing with a fuel cell stack assembly disposed therein. The fuel cell stack assembly includes a plurality of fuel cells which convert chemical energy from a fuel into...
US20100155060 TRIANGLE AIR INJECTION AND IGNITION EXTRACTION METHOD AND SYSTEM  
The present invention is a process for recovering oil from an underground oil-containing reservoir. The process includes providing one or more injection wells for injecting a gaseous fluid (steam...
US20130075092 PROCESS FOR DISPERSING NANOCATALYSTS INTO PETROLEUM-BEARING FORMATIONS  
Embodiments include methods for recovering petroleum products from a formation containing heavy crude oil. In one embodiment, a method includes positioning a steam generator within the...
US20150144345 WASTE HEAT RECOVERY FROM DEPLETED RESERVOIR  
Described herein is a method of producing heated water from a hydrocarbon reservoir. The method includes injecting water into at least a portion of the hot bitumen-depleted zone to heat the water;...
US20140166279 EXTENDED REACH STEAM ASSISTED GRAVITY DRAINAGE WITH OXYGEN ("ERSAGDOX")  
A process to recover hydrocarbons from a reservoir, where the hydrocarbons have an initial viscosity greater than 100,000 cp, preferably greater than 1,000 cp, the process including: (a) Initially...
US20120222859 Dispersing Separated Hydrocarbon Gas into Separated Oil During Surface Well Testing for Improved Oil Mobility  
A surface well testing facility for dispersing separated hydrocarbon gas into separated oil from a multiphase well fluid for improved oil mobility and combustion efficiency. A multiphase fluid is...
US20100126719 INCREASING OIL PRODUCTION  
A method of recovering petroleum from dormant oil wells or increasing the production of oil wells is disclosed. An alkali or alkali earth carbonate is introduced into a water layer associated with...
US20130074470 IN-SITU COMBUSTION RECOVERY PROCESS USING SINGLE HORIZONTAL WELL TO PRODUCE OIL AND COMBUSTION GASES TO SURFACE  
An in-situ combustion process which process does not employ one or more separate gas venting wells. At least one vertical production well having a substantially vertical portion extending...
US20130146284 STAGGERED HORIZONTAL WELL OIL RECOVERY PROCESS  
An in situ combustion process entailing the simultaneous production of oil and combustion gases that combines fluid drive, gravity phase segregation and gravity drainage to produce hydrocarbons...
US20130341015 DOWNHOLE COMBUSTOR  
A downhole combustor system for a production well is provided. The downhole combustor includes a housing, a combustor and an exhaust port. The housing is configured and arranged to be positioned...
US20130206403 ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY PROCESS  
A method for recovering oil by injecting oxygen into an underground oil formation where in-situ combustion occurs. The oxygen may be co-injected with additional components to assist in the...
US20140196895 IN SITU COMBUSTION PROCESS WITH REDUCED C02 EMISSIONS  
The present invention provides a method of recovering a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation comprising: (i) injecting an oxygen-rich gas into said formation; (ii) combusting said...
US20130133884 HORIZONTAL WELL LINE-DRIVE OIL RECOVERY PROCESS  
An in situ combustion process entailing the simultaneous production of liquids and combustion gases that combines fluid drive, gravity phase segregation and gravity drainage to produce...
US20140345859 HYDROCARBON RECOVERY FACILITATED BY IN SITU COMBUSTION  
A process for hydrocarbon recovery from an oil sands deposit includes injecting an oxidizing gas into an oil sands reservoir through an injection well. The oxidizing gas supports in situ...
US20100258305 Method for recovery of stranded oil  
The present invention provides a method of recovering stranded oil wherein heated fluid is injected into a reservoir containing stranded oil in a region near the reservoir ceiling, or...
US20100139915 PRODUCER WELL PLUGGING FOR IN SITU COMBUSTION PROCESSES  
Methods and apparatus relate to controlling location of inflow into a production well during in situ combustion. The production well includes intervals closable to the inflow at identified times....
US20140352957 Oil Shale Exploitation Method  
An oil shale exploitation method comprises: forming a gas inlet pipeline (1) and a gas outlet pipeline (3) in an oil shale; forming a gasification channel (5) that connects the gas inlet pipeline...
US20090188667 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE RECOVERY OF HYDROCARBONS BY IN-SITU COMBUSTION  
A system and a method for recovering hydrocarbons from a reservoir containing hydrocarbons, by in-situ combustion. The system includes a primary liquid production wellbore having a substantially...
US20130199777 HEATING A HYDROCARBON RESERVOIR  
A system and methods are provided for heating a hydrocarbon reservoir, wherein the reservoir includes a reduced oil saturation zone in proximity to a heavy oil zone. The method includes injecting...
US20150198026 STEAM ENVIRONMENTALLY GENERATED DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A steam environmentally generated drainage system and method for producing hydrocarbons from a formation using in situ steam generation and gravity drainage. The system and method includes a first...
US20090200023 HEATING SUBSURFACE FORMATIONS BY OXIDIZING FUEL ON A FUEL CARRIER  
A method of heating a portion of a subsurface formation includes drawing fuel on a fuel carrier through an opening formed in the formation. Oxidant is supplied to the fuel at one or more locations...
US20100258265 RECOVERING ENERGY FROM A SUBSURFACE FORMATION  
A method of recovering energy from a subsurface hydrocarbon containing formation includes introducing an oxidizing fluid in a wellbore positioned in at least a first portion of the formation. At...
US20160333668 DEBRIS CATCHER  
A debris catcher can include an anchor connected to the wellbore tubular and a filter fixed to the anchor. The filter is positioned in a bore of the wellbore tubular and has an disintegrable...
US20160108707 METHODS OF TREATING A SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION WITH SHRINKABLE FIBERS  
Methods of treating a subterranean formation are disclosed that include introducing a treatment fluid including thermally shrinkable fibers and a particulate material into a subterranean formation...
US20160040519 System and Method for Facilitating Subterranean Hydrocarbon Extraction with Electrochemical Processes  
This disclosure includes systems and methods for extracting hydrocarbons from a geologic structure. Some systems use or include a well-bore that extends at least partially through the geologic...

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