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Number: 405/130
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Temperature modification or control of earthen formation
Description: Method or apparatus wherein the heat content of an earthen deposit is altered.

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405/131 Heating 142

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8448708 Method and apparatus for freeze-thaw well stimulation using orificed refrigeration tubing May. 28, 2013
8365478 Intermediate vapor collection within encapsulated control infrastructures Feb. 5, 2013
8366917 Methods of recovering minerals from hydrocarbonaceous material using a constructed infrastructure and associated systems Feb. 5, 2013
8366918 Vapor collection and barrier systems for encapsulated control infrastructures Feb. 5, 2013
8349171 Methods of recovering hydrocarbons from hydrocarbonaceous material using a constructed infrastructure and associated systems maintained under positive pressure Jan. 8, 2013
8267170 Offset barrier wells in subsurface formations Sep. 18, 2012
8161757 Processes and means for reducing the intensity of tropical cyclones Apr. 24, 2012
8109047 System for recovering hydrocarbons from water-containing hydrocarbonaceous material using a constructed infrastructure Feb. 7, 2012
8016049 Method and apparatus for installing a borehole heat exchanger in the earth Sep. 13, 2011
7712999 Method and apparatus for drying soil May. 11, 2010
7647971 Method of developing subsurface freeze zone Jan. 19, 2010
7647972 Subsurface freeze zone using formation fractures Jan. 19, 2010
7623968 Determination of porosity and fluid saturation of underground formations Nov. 24, 2009
7575053 Low temperature monitoring system for subsurface barriers Aug. 18, 2009
7549470 Solution mining and heating by oxidation for treating hydrocarbon containing formations Jun. 23, 2009
7546873 Low temperature barriers for use with in situ processes Jun. 16, 2009
7516785 Method of developing subsurface freeze zone Apr. 14, 2009
7516787 Method of developing a subsurface freeze zone using formation fractures Apr. 14, 2009
7438501 Ground freezing installation accommodating thermal contraction of metal feed pipes Oct. 21, 2008
7077198 In situ recovery from a hydrocarbon containing formation using barriers Jul. 18, 2006
7032660 In situ thermal processing and inhibiting migration of fluids into or out of an in situ oil shale formation Apr. 25, 2006
6976809 Method of preventing frost heave stress concentrations in chilled buried pipelines Dec. 20, 2005
6854929 Isolation of soil with a low temperature barrier prior to conductive thermal treatment of the soil Feb. 15, 2005
6679655 Permafrost support system and method for vacuum-insulated pipe Jan. 20, 2004
6565724 System and method for electrochemical stabilization of soil and the strengthened soil structure resulting from the above method May. 20, 2003
6276873 Ground water remediation control process Aug. 21, 2001
5944444 Control system for draining, irrigating and heating an athletic field Aug. 31, 1999
5842813 Method of cold technology based irrigation of areas affected by aridity Dec. 1, 1998
5804069 Apparatus for extracting water from marine sediments Sep. 8, 1998
5730550 Method for placement of a permeable remediation zone in situ Mar. 24, 1998
5681130 Active cooling-based surface confinement system for thermal soil treatment Oct. 28, 1997
5667339 Cryogenic method and system for remediating contaminataed earth Sep. 16, 1997
5660055 Apparatus for extraction of marine sediments via freezing Aug. 26, 1997
5636457 Method of dredging via freezing and removing sediment Jun. 10, 1997
5618134 Self-refrigeration keel-type foundation system Apr. 8, 1997
5564862 Method of improved landfill mining Oct. 15, 1996
5558779 Method and apparatus for extracting water from marine sediments Sep. 24, 1996
5551799 Cryogenic method and system for remediating contaminated earth Sep. 3, 1996
5476992 In-situ remediation of contaminated heterogeneous soils Dec. 19, 1995
5441366 Method and apparatus for compacting garbage dumps by means of depth vibration Aug. 15, 1995
5416257 Open frozen barrier flow control and remediation of hazardous soil May. 16, 1995
5380127 Non-entry method of underground excavation in weak or water bearing grounds Jan. 10, 1995
5345033 Method for the neutralization of hazardous materials Sep. 6, 1994
5339893 Apparatus for containing toxic spills employing hybrid thermosyphons Aug. 23, 1994
5324137 Cryogenic method and system for remediating contaminated earth Jun. 28, 1994
5261794 Fluid pressure feeding apparatus Nov. 16, 1993
5078544 Arrangement for the changeover of liquids when transported by means of a three chamber tube feeder Jan. 7, 1992
5054541 Ground coil assembly Oct. 8, 1991
5055185 Anti-freeze separator assembly Oct. 8, 1991
5050386 Method and apparatus for containment of hazardous material migration in the earth Sep. 24, 1991

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