07766099 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 214 patents.

The present invention relates to improved methods for drilling well bores penetrating producing zones while controlling formation particulates. Some embodiments of the present invention provide methods of consolidating formation particulates surrounding a well bore comprising the steps of providing a drilling composition comprising a drilling fluid and a consolidating material, using the drilling composition to drill at least a portion of the well bore, allowing the consolidating material in the drilling composition to penetrate into the walls of the well bore, and allowing the consolidating material in the drilling composition to consolidate at least a portion of the formation particulates surrounding the well bore.

Title
Methods of drilling and consolidating subterranean formation particulates
Application Number
12/256644
Publication Number
7766099 (B2)
Application Date
October 23, 2008
Publication Date
August 3, 2010
Inventor
Philip D Nguyen
Duncan
OK, US
Agent
Robert A Kent
Assignee
Halliburton Energy Services
OK, US
IPC
E21B 33/13
E21B 7/00
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