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Jim B Surjaatmadja, Timothy W Helton, Hazim H Abass: Coplanar angular jetting head for well perforating. Halliburton Company, Stephen R Christian, Neal R Kennedy, March 19, 1996: US05499678 (201 worldwide citation)

A coplanar jetting head for well perforating. The apparatus comprises a housing defining a plurality of jetting openings therein. The jetting openings are substantially coplanar and are angularly disposed with respect to a longitudinal axis of the housing. Each of the jetting openings has a jetting ...


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Billy W McDaniel, Hazim H Abass: Sand control well completion methods for poorly consolidated formations. Halliburton Company, Craig W Roddy, C Clark Dougherty Jr, August 20, 1996: US05547023 (91 worldwide citation)

Methods of completing poorly consolidated, weak, or otherwise unstable subterranean formations bounded by one or more consolidated formations to prevent well bore stability problems and/or sand production from the poorly consolidated or unstable formations are provided. The methods basically compris ...


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Philip D Nguyen, Jimmie D Weaver, Hazim H Abass, Steven F Wilson, Sanjay Vitthal, R Clay Cole, Bobby K Bowles: Unconsolidated formation stimulation with sand filtration. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Clark Dougherty Jr, October 5, 1999: US05960880 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of stimulating fluid production while preventing the migration of sand with produced fluids from an unconsolidated subterranean formation penetrated by a well bore. The methods basically comprise the steps of creating one or more fractures in the formation, inj ...


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James J Venditto, Hazim H Abass, David E McMechan, Matthew E Blauch: Method for controlling sand production of formations and for optimizing hydraulic fracturing through perforation orientation. Halliburton Company, Arnold White & Durkee, November 1, 1994: US05360066 (35 worldwide citation)

An improved method for fracturing oil wells is disclosed and claimed herein. In particular, the present invention involves the determination of the direction of fracture propagation, i.e., perpendicular to the minimum stress existing within a given formation and the alignment of perforations produce ...


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Hazim H Abass, David L Meadows, John L Brumley, David E McMechan, James J Venditto: Sand control well completion methods for poorly consolidated formations. Halliburton Company, Robert A Kent, C Clark Dougherty Jr, July 11, 1995: US05431225 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods of completing poorly consolidated subterranean formations bounded by one or more consolidated formations to prevent sand production from the poorly consolidated formations are provided. The methods basically comprise the steps of drilling a well bore into the consolidated boundary formation ...


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Matthew E Blauch, Milton B Enderlin, Hazim H Abass, David E McMechan: Method and apparatus for determining permeability, diffusivity, porosity, and gas storage in gas-containing substrates. Halliburton Company, Robert A Kent, Bradley M Ganz, November 30, 1993: US05265462 (7 worldwide citation)

The permeability and/or porosity of gas-containing substrates, particularly substrates of low permeability, can be determined by sealing a gas-containing substrate in a sealable "core analysis vessel" of known or ascertainable volume as soon as possible after removing the sample from the subsurface. ...


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Hazim H Abass, Mohammed H Alqam, Mirajuddin Khan, Abdulrahman A Al Mulhem: Determination of well shut-in time for curing resin-coated proppant particles. Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, June 17, 2008: US07387161 (5 worldwide citation)

A laboratory test method employs maximum acoustic wave velocity to determine cure time of a sample of curable resin-coated proppant (CRCP) that are packed in a pressurized chamber to simulate conditions in a reservoir rock formation during fracturing in which the CRCP will be used. The pressurized C ...


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Hazim H Abass, Matthew E Blauch, James J Venditto: Oriented-radial-cores retrieval for measurements of directional properties. Halliburton Company, Arnold White & Durkee, January 9, 1996: US05482122 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for the determination of anisotropic material properties in subterranean rock formations by means of radially oriented and generally equally angularly spaced sidewall cores obtained by use of a rotary sidewall coring tool. The measurement values obtained from testing of the sidewall cores a ...


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Hazim H Abass, Saeed Hedayati, James J Venditto: Method and apparatus for determining orientation of a wellbore relative to formation stress fields. Halliburton Company, Arnold White & Durkee, February 15, 1994: US05285683 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for determining the orientation of a wellbore relative to stress fields within a formation through analysis of pressure climb data during a test fracturing operation. The test fracturing operation may be formed in a plurality of wells having a known angular relation t ...


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Ayman R Al Nakhli, Hazim H Abass, Victor V Hilab, Mirajuddin R Khan, Ahmad S Al Otaibi: Chemically-induced pulsed fracturing method. Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Bracewell, Constance G Rhebergen, Kevin R Tamm, November 8, 2016: US09488042 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of increasing a stimulated reservoir volume in a wellbore in a gas-containing formation includes the steps of mixing an exothermic reaction component to achieve a pre-selected solution pH, the exothermic reaction component is operable to react at a wellbore temperature to generate a pressur ...