ZA8103413B - In situ coal gasification operations - Google Patents

In situ coal gasification operations

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Publication number
ZA8103413B
ZA8103413B ZA00813413A ZA8103413A ZA8103413B ZA 8103413 B ZA8103413 B ZA 8103413B ZA 00813413 A ZA00813413 A ZA 00813413A ZA 8103413 A ZA8103413 A ZA 8103413A ZA 8103413 B ZA8103413 B ZA 8103413B
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South Africa
Prior art keywords
coal gasification
situ coal
gasification operations
operations
situ
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ZA00813413A
Inventor
R Boyd
D Fischer
A Humphrey
S King
D Whitman
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R Boyd
D Fischer
A Humphrey
S King
D Whitman
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Priority to US06/152,716 priority Critical patent/US4306621A/en
Application filed by R Boyd, D Fischer, A Humphrey, S King, D Whitman filed Critical R Boyd
Publication of ZA8103413B publication Critical patent/ZA8103413B/en

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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/16Enhanced recovery methods for obtaining hydrocarbons
    • E21B43/24Enhanced recovery methods for obtaining hydrocarbons using heat, e.g. steam injection
    • E21B43/243Combustion in situ
    • E21B43/247Combustion in situ in association with fracturing processes or crevice forming processes
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/30Specific pattern of wells, e.g. optimizing the spacing of wells
ZA00813413A 1980-05-23 1981-05-21 In situ coal gasification operations ZA8103413B (en)

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US06/152,716 US4306621A (en) 1980-05-23 1980-05-23 Method for in situ coal gasification operations

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ZA8103413B true ZA8103413B (en) 1982-05-26

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