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Title: Method for establishing high permeability flow path between boreholes

Abstract

A method for linking adjacent boreholes in a subterranean formation, particularly in a coal gasification array, by firing a high velocity terradynamic projectile from one borehole to the other.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Pleasanton, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863155
Patent Number(s):
4106574
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; establishing; permeability; flow; path; boreholes; linking; adjacent; subterranean; formation; particularly; coal; gasification; array; firing; velocity; terradynamic; projectile; borehole; subterranean formation; flow path; coal gasification; coal gas; /175/166/

Citation Formats

Dow, Jerome P. Method for establishing high permeability flow path between boreholes. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Dow, Jerome P. Method for establishing high permeability flow path between boreholes. United States.
Dow, Jerome P. Sun . "Method for establishing high permeability flow path between boreholes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863155.
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year = {1978},
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