Linden Duncan


Mechanical & Electrical March 11, 2015

Extracting hydrocarbons with thermal runaway

Linden Duncan did some experimenting with some thermal-enhanced oil recovery techniques using a monopole antenna and microwaves. Applications for this hybrid system include heavy oil, bitumen, and kerogen extraction. The results of this test are sufficiently convincing to require a larger-scale test.

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