Production of bitumen from a tar sand formation

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Publication Type patent
Author Perkins, Thomas K.
Title Production of bitumen from a tar sand formation
Date 1976-05-25
Description A method of producing bitumen from a subterranean tar sand formation while heating the formation via electrical conduction between a plurality of wells completed therein characterized by a plurality of steps. First, a high back pressure is maintained on the wells. Next, an immiscible fluid is injected into the formation through one of the wells. Thereafter, the bitumen is produced through one of the wells.
Publisher United States Patent and Trademark Office
Subject bitumen production; subterranean tar sand; patent
Bibliographic Citation Perkins, T. K. (1976). Production of bitumen from a tar sand formation. United States Patent 3,958,636. United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Relation Has Part United States Patent 3,958,636
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Date Created 2015-01-28
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 214354
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qv6kqc
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