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Title: Method and apparatus for producing thermal vapor stream

Abstract

Method and apparatus for producing a thermal vapor stream for injecting into a subterranean formation for the recovery of liquefiable minerals therefrom, including a pressure vessel containing a high pressure combustion chamber for producing a heating gas for introduction into a heating gas injector. The heating gas injector is partly immersed in a steam generating section of the pressure vessel such that the heating gas is passed through the steam generating section to produce steam and combustion products which are directed between the pressure vessel and the combustion chamber for simultaneously cooling of the combustion chamber by further heating of the steam and combustion gases.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Spring, TX
  2. Houston, TX
  3. Sugar Land, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Carmel Energy, Inc
OSTI Identifier:
863357
Patent Number(s):
4156421
Assignee:
Carmel Energy, Inc. (DE)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F22 - STEAM GENERATION F22B - METHODS OF STEAM GENERATION
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-2880
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; apparatus; producing; thermal; vapor; stream; injecting; subterranean; formation; recovery; liquefiable; minerals; therefrom; including; pressure; vessel; containing; combustion; chamber; heating; gas; introduction; injector; partly; immersed; steam; generating; section; passed; produce; products; directed; simultaneously; cooling; gases; steam generating; thermal vapor; subterranean formation; combustion products; pressure vessel; combustion chamber; combustion gases; vapor stream; combustion gas; vessel containing; combustion product; heating gas; gas injector; minerals therefrom; generating section; liquefiable minerals; /122/60/166/

Citation Formats

Cradeur, Robert R, Sperry, John S, and Krajicek, Richard W. Method and apparatus for producing thermal vapor stream. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Cradeur, Robert R, Sperry, John S, & Krajicek, Richard W. Method and apparatus for producing thermal vapor stream. United States.
Cradeur, Robert R, Sperry, John S, and Krajicek, Richard W. Mon . "Method and apparatus for producing thermal vapor stream". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863357.
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title = {Method and apparatus for producing thermal vapor stream},
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abstractNote = {Method and apparatus for producing a thermal vapor stream for injecting into a subterranean formation for the recovery of liquefiable minerals therefrom, including a pressure vessel containing a high pressure combustion chamber for producing a heating gas for introduction into a heating gas injector. The heating gas injector is partly immersed in a steam generating section of the pressure vessel such that the heating gas is passed through the steam generating section to produce steam and combustion products which are directed between the pressure vessel and the combustion chamber for simultaneously cooling of the combustion chamber by further heating of the steam and combustion gases.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
}

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