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1. (WO2007011986) METHOD OF INCREASING RESERVOIR PERMEABILITY
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2007/011986    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/027971
Publication Date: 25.01.2007 International Filing Date: 18.07.2006
IPC:
E21B 43/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: OIL SANDS UNDERGROUND MINING, INC. [CA/CA]; 3700, 400-3rd Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4H2 (CA) (For All Designated States Except US).
WATSON, John, David [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
KOBLER, Michael, Helmut [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BROCK, Dana [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: WATSON, John, David; (US).
KOBLER, Michael, Helmut; (US).
BROCK, Dana; (US)
Agent: SWARTZ, Douglas, W.; SHERIDAN ROSS P.C., Suite 1200, 1560 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202-5141 (US)
Priority Data:
60/700,387 18.07.2005 US
60/753,694 23.12.2005 US
Title (EN) METHOD OF INCREASING RESERVOIR PERMEABILITY
(FR) PROCEDE PERMETTANT D'ACCROITRE LA PERMEABILITE D'UN RESERVOIR
Abstract: front page image
(EN)In one configuration, the present invention is directed to a method and system for extracting hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon-containing deposit. One or more underground excavations designed to at least partially cave in are used to increase the permeability of the deposit.
(FR)Dans une configuration, la présente invention concerne un procédé et un système permettant d'extraire des hydrocarbures d'un dépôt contenant des hydrocarbures. Une ou plusieurs excavations souterraines conçues pour au moins partiellement s'affaisser sont utilisées pour augmenter la perméabilité de ce dépôt.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)