04127173 is referenced by 105 patents and cites 10 patents.

A method of forming a gravel pack in a wellbore is disclosed which involves disposing a pipe adjacent the incompetent formation, depositing gravel around the pipe, consolidating the resulting gravel bed using a suitable resinous material, and removing the pipe to leave a high permeability, high strength, self-supporting annular gravel sheath.

Title
Method of gravel packing a well
Application Number
5/819800
Publication Number
4127173
Application Date
July 28, 1977
Publication Date
November 28, 1978
Inventor
John W Graham
Alvin
TX, US
Larry A Watkins
Abqaiq
SA
Agent
Gary D Lawson
Michael A Nametz
Assignee
Exxon Production Research Company
TX, US
IPC
E21B 43/04
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