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

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