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Three phase downhole separator process

United States Patent

June 24, 2008
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Three Phase Downhole Separator Process (TPDSP) is a process which results in the separation of all three phases, (1) oil, (2) gas, and (3) water, at the downhole location in the well bore, water disposal injection downhole, and oil and gas production uphole.
Cognata; Louis John (Baytown, TX)
11/ 825,369
July 6, 2007
The field of endeavor is the Oil and Gas Production Industry. Reference Downhole Separation Technology Performance: Relationship to Geologic Conditions prepared for U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory Under Contract W-31-109-Eng-38, Prepared-by John A. Vell and John J. Quinn Argonne National Laboratory November 2004. This reference provides no method of separating three phases downhole.