Method and apparatus for automatic well stimulation

  • US 5,188,178 A
  • Filed: 08/01/1991
  • Issued: 02/23/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/01/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for stimulating production from a hydrocarbon producing well comprising:

  • a housing adapted to be mounted above a well and connected thereto through a check value, said housing defining a chamber;

    a magazine mounted in said chamber and accommodating a plurality of well stimulant sticks;

    means to sequentially advance said magazine to allow individual sticks of stimulant to be dispensed into said well causing the stimulation of the contents thereof for increased productivity.

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