A method of using microwave heating or radiofrequency to catalyze hydrogen gas from petroleum reservoirs after hydraulic fracturing.
Reference Number: 2021-081
- Efficient hydrogen production
- Oil and Gas Exploration
Features, Benefits, and Advantages:
- Speeds up hydrocarbon cracking process
- Forms higher purity hydrogen with negligible CO2 emissions
- Requires only one well
Intellectual Property: A U.S. Provisional Application #63/245,981 was filed on Sep 20, 2021.
Development Stage: Proof of concept completed, but field testing is needed to validate the technology and quantify the outputs.