3807500 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 4 patents.

A method for treating subterranean formations containing water sensitivity clays which have sustained permeability damage due to contact with fresh water, to increase the permeability of the subterranean formations, comprising injecting into the formation via wells drilled into such formations a solution of potassium chloride followed by treating with a heated fluid including steam having a temperature of at least 300.degree. F. for several hours, followed by treating the formation with mud acid or retarded mud acid.

Title
Method of treating subterranean formations to improve permeability
Application Number
05/340,504
Publication Number
3807500
Application Date
March 12, 1973
Publication Date
April 30, 1974
Inventor
Tate Jack F
Thigpen Jr Arnold B
Agent
Ries C G
Whaley T H
Assignee
Texaco
IPC
E21b 43/24
E21B 43/16
E21B 43/24
C09K 08/74
C09K 08/592
C09K 08/60
C09K 08/58
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