2021: Generation of Hydrogen by Microwave Heating with Hydraulic Fracturing of Petroleum Reservoirs


A method of using microwave heating or radiofrequency to catalyze hydrogen gas from petroleum reservoirs after hydraulic fracturing.

Reference Number: 2021-081

Market Applications:

  • Efficient hydrogen production
  • Mining
  • 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.





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