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The present invention relates to well bore operations, and more particularly, to contained micro-particles, and methods for using such contained micro-particles in cementing operations. An exemplary method of facilitating the use of micro-particles in a well bore fluid comprises the steps of providing contained micro-particles, and adding the contained micro-particles to the well bore fluid. In an exemplary embodiment, the well bore fluids of the present invention comprise encapsulated micro-particles. In another exemplary embodiment, the well bore fluids of the present invention comprise pelletized micro-particles.

Title
Contained micro-particles for use in well bore operations
Application Number
10/768864
Publication Number
7156174 (B2)
Application Date
January 30, 2004
Publication Date
January 2, 2007
Inventor
Bradley L Todd
Duncan
OK, US
Craig W Roddy
Duncan
OK, US
Agent
Fletcher Yoder
Craig W Roddy
Assignee
Halliburton Energy Services
OK, US
IPC
E21B 33/138
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