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Title: Gas injection to inhibit migration during an in situ heat treatment process

Abstract

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 of wells offset from a treatment area of an in situ heat treatment process to inhibit outward migration of formation fluid from the in situ heat treatment process.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Houston, TX
  2. Bellaire, TX
  3. Fitchburg, MA
  4. Keene, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Shell Oil Company (Houston, TX)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1014726
Patent Number(s):
7,841,401
Application Number:
US Patent Application 11/975,678
Assignee:
Shell Oil Company (Houston, TX)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Kuhlman, Myron Ira, Vinegar, Harold J, Baker, Ralph Sterman, and Heron, Goren. Gas injection to inhibit migration during an in situ heat treatment process. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Kuhlman, Myron Ira, Vinegar, Harold J, Baker, Ralph Sterman, & Heron, Goren. Gas injection to inhibit migration during an in situ heat treatment process. United States.
Kuhlman, Myron Ira, Vinegar, Harold J, Baker, Ralph Sterman, and Heron, Goren. Tue . "Gas injection to inhibit migration during an in situ heat treatment process". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1014726.
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