04702316 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 15 patents.

A method for diverting steam injection in injection wells by the use of perforation ball sealers composed of polymer compounds covered with a thin coating of elastomer of low enough density to float in the injected fluids, yet able to stand the adverse temperatures of steam injection.

Title
Injectivity profile in steam injection wells via ball sealers
Application Number
6/816095
Publication Number
4702316
Application Date
January 3, 1986
Publication Date
October 27, 1987
Inventor
Edwin T Strom
Dallas
TX, US
Alfred R Jennings Jr
Plano
TX, US
Harold S Chung
Princeton
NJ, US
Agent
Charles A Malone
Michael G Gilman
Alexander J McKillop
Assignee
Mobil Oil Corporation
NY, US
IPC
E21B 43/24
E21B 33/138
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