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Disclosed embodiments relate to methods of completing wells in subterranean formations. An exemplary embodiment comprises forming an artificial barrier to water flow, wherein the artificial barrier is located at or above a hydrocarbon-water interface between a water-bearing formation zone and a hydrocarbon-bearing formation zone. The exemplary embodiment further comprises consolidating a portion of the hydrocarbon-bearing formation zone, wherein the artificial barrier is located between the consolidated portion of the hydrocarbon-bearing formation zone and the water-bearing formation zone.

Title
Methods of completing wells for controlling water and particulate production
Application Number
11/706737
Publication Number
7934557 (B2)
Application Date
February 15, 2007
Publication Date
May 3, 2011
Inventor
Philip D Nguyen
Duncan
OK, US
Agent
McDermott Will & Emery
Robert A Kent
Assignee
Halliburton Energy Services
OK, US
IPC
E21B 33/13
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