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Wellbore manufacturing processes for in situ heat treatment processes

United States Patent

December 11, 2012
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A method includes making coiled tubing at a coiled tubing manufacturing unit coupled to a coiled tubing transportation system. One or more coiled tubing reels are transported from the coiled tubing manufacturing unit to one or more moveable well drilling systems using the coiled tubing transportation system. The coiled tubing transportation system runs from the tubing manufacturing unit to one or more movable well drilling systems, and then back to the coiled tubing manufacturing unit.
Davidson; Ian Alexander (Spring, TX), Geddes; Cameron James (Calgary, CA), Rudolf; Randall Lynn (Carrollton, TX), Selby; Bruce Allen (Houston, TX), MacDonald; Duncan Charles (Houston, TX)
Shell Oil Company (Houston, TX)
12/ 106,109
April 18, 2008
GOVERNMENT INTEREST The Government has certain rights in the invention pursuant to Agreement Nos. SD 10634 and NFE 062050824 between Sandia National Laboratories (operating under Agreement DE-AC04-94AL85000Sa for the U.S. Department of Energy) and Shell Exploration and Production Company.