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Matthew E Blauch, Thomas D Welton, Philip D Nguyen: Aqueous-based tackifier fluids and methods of use. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, November 7, 2006: US07131491 (139 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to aqueous based tackifier fluids and their use in stabilizing particulates in propped fractures. Some embodiments of the present invention provide methods of creating a proppant pack in a subterranean formation, comprising introducing an aqueous servicing fluid compris ...


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Matthew E Blauch, Philip D Nguyen, Thomas D Welton: Methods for improving proppant pack permeability and fracture conductivity in a subterranean well. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, February 20, 2007: US07178596 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compositions and methods for enhancing subterranean well productivity by enhancing fracture conductivity. A method of increasing the conductivity of a fracture in a portion of a subterranean formation comprising providing a slurry comprising a fracturing fluid, a degra ...


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Philip D Nguyen, Thomas D Welton, Billy F Slabaugh, Matthew E Blauch, Mark A Parker, Jimmie D Weaver, Bobby K Bowles: Methods using particulates coated with treatment chemical partitioning agents. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, August 28, 2007: US07261156 (94 worldwide citation)

Methods of treating a portion of a subterranean formation comprising: providing partitioned, coated particulates that comprise particulates, an adhesive substance, and a partitioning agent, and wherein the partitioning agent comprises a subterranean treatment chemical; substantially slurrying the pa ...


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Philip D Nguyen, Thomas D Welton, Billy F Slabaugh, Matthew E Blauch, Mark A Parker, Jimmie D Weaver, Bobby K Bowles: Methods of using partitioned, coated particulates. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, September 4, 2007: US07264051 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods of treating a portion of a subterranean formation comprising: providing partitioned, coated particulates that comprise particulates, an adhesive substance, and a partitioning agent, and wherein the adhesive substance comprises an aqueous tackifying agent or a silyl modified polyamide; substa ...


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James J Venditto, David E McMechan, Matthew E Blauch: Method for optimizing hydraulic fracturing through control of perforation orientation. Halliburton Company, Arnold White & Durkee, June 7, 1994: US05318123 (87 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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Matthew E Blauch, Tommy R Gardner, Karen L King, James J Venditto: Gas well treatment compositions and methods. Halliburton Company, Dougherty Hessin Beavers & Gilbert, May 10, 1994: US05310002 (85 worldwide citation)

An additive for addition to conventional well treatment fluids to enhance the ability of the fluids to be recovered from subterranean formations, to generate a foam in association with the fluids and/or to enhance the ability of the fluids to remove water and other connate fluids interlocked with ga ...


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Thomas D Welton, Philip D Nguyen, Matthew E Blauch: Methods for controlling migration of particulates in a subterranean formation. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, April 17, 2007: US07204311 (56 worldwide citation)

Method of treating a portion of a subterranean formation comprising: placing a pre-pad fluid into a portion of a subterranean formation wherein the pre-pad fluid comprises a low-viscosity aqueous tackifying composition that comprises an aqueous tackifier compound and an aqueous fluid; placing a frac ...


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Matthew E Blauch, Thomas D Welton, Philip D Nguyen, James J Venditto: Remediation of subterranean formations using vibrational waves and consolidating agents. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, August 19, 2008: US07413010 (45 worldwide citation)

Methods of remediating a subterranean formation comprising directing vibrational waves at a portion of the subterranean formation containing fines; allowing the vibrational waves to displace at least a portion of the fines; and introducing a consolidating agent into the portion of the subterranean f ...


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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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Philip D Nguyen, Matthew E Blauch, Thomas D Welton: Methods of controlling particulate segregation in slurries. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts, August 28, 2007: US07261157 (30 worldwide citation)

Methods for controlling particulate segregation comprising providing a mixture of an aqueous tackifying composition with a treatment fluid; slurrying the mixture with a first type of solid particulates and a second type of solid particulates and wherein the first type of solid particulates have a te ...