04438815 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 6 patents.

A method of gravel packing a subsurface well is disclosed wherein particulate material is fluidized in a gas/liquid foam carrier fluid and transported to the subsurface where the particulate material forms the gravel pack and the foam carrier fluid returns to the surface.

Title
Foam gravel packing
Application Number
6/323787
Publication Number
4438815
Application Date
November 23, 1981
Publication Date
March 27, 1984
Inventor
Ralph S Millhone
Brea
CA, US
Thomas D Elson
Chino
CA, US
Agent
Edward J Keeling
L S Gruber
G W Wasson
Assignee
Chevron Research Company
CA, US
IPC
E21B 43/04
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