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Michael A Freeman, Monica Norman, David A Ballard, Ping Jiang, Kenneth C Symes, Kishor Kumar Mistry: Method for the triggered release of polymer-degrading agents for oil field use. M I L L C, Conely Rose, November 16, 2004: US06818594 (96 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and related compositions for altering the physical and chemical properties of a substrate used in hydrocarbon exploitation, such as in downhole drilling operations. In a preferred embodiment a method involves formulating a fluid, tailored to the specific drilling conditions, th ...


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Michael A Freeman, Brian Nicholson: Handling of sheet materials. John Waddington, Klauber & Jackson, November 22, 1988: US04786046 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention provides that a vacuum drum with rows of vacuum ports over its surface is used to transport self adhesive labels from a first location at which the labels are applied (adhesive surface outwards) to the drum to a second location at which the labels are detached from the drum. The labels ...


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Frank Mueller, Michael A Freeman, Eric Hand: Hydrogen sulfide treatment system. M I L L C, Osha • Liang, June 1, 2010: US07727316 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for treating a process fluid. The system includes a modular arrangement that includes ten modules for; reducing the amount of dissolved and entrained hydrogen sulfide gas in the process fluid; monitoring the pH of the process fluid; storing the process fluid; ...


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Michael A Freeman, Taylor Caldwell Green III: Buffered well fluids. M I L L C, Rosenthal & Osha L, December 31, 2002: US06499546 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of a buffered acid wash to reduce the amount of oil in cuttings associated with the use of an invert emulsion well fluid. The buffered acid wash is sufficiently acidic as to convert all of the surfactant in the invert oil emulsion from one charge species into ...


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Michael A Freeman, Alex Stoian, Lewis J Dutel, Cory C Melancon, Richard Bingham, Paul Newman: Separation of tar from sand. M I L L C, Osha • Liang, April 6, 2010: US07691259 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for separating hydrocarbons from a solid source including a primary separation tank including a first hydrocarbon removing device to remove hydrocarbons from a slurry of water and solids. Further, the system including a transfer device between the primary separation tank and a secondary sep ...


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Frank Mueller, Michael A Freeman, Eric Hand: Methods of hydrogen sulfide treatment. M I, Osha • Liang, April 27, 2010: US07704299 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a process fluid that includes assembling a modular system, flowing the process fluid through the modular system, the flowing the process fluid through the modular system including degassing the process fluid, neutralizing the process fluid, reducin ...


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Michael A Freeman, Alex Stoian, Lewis J Dutel, Cory C Melancon, Richard Bingham, Paul Newman: Separation of tar from sand. M I L L C, Osha Liang, November 29, 2011: US08066870 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for separating hydrocarbons from a solid source including a primary separation tank including a first hydrocarbon removing device to remove hydrocarbons from a slurry of water and solids. Further, the system including a transfer device between the primary separation tank and a secondary sep ...


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Michael A Freeman: Well logging fluid for ultrasonic cement bond logging. M 1, Osha • Liang, May 29, 2012: US08186432 (2 worldwide citation)

A well logging fluid, and methods of using the same, include a base fluid selected from water, water-based mud, or oil-based mud, and an additive material selected from silica or cork or alike. The fluid has an impedance substantially different from that of the base fluid. Such a modified impedance ...


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Egil Ronaes, Michael A Freeman: Method and apparatus for measuring particle size distribution in drilling fluid. M I L L C, Schlumberger Norge, Osha Liang, April 23, 2013: US08427640 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring particle size distribution in a fluid material, involving inserting a laser beam instrument directly in the fluid flow line, wherein the laser beam instrument focuses a laser beam on a window directly coupled with the fluid flow line, wherein the fluid flow line comprises a fl ...


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Michael A Freeman, Bethicia B Prasek, Robert L Horton: Diverting compositions, fluid loss control pills, and breakers thereof. M I L L C, Osha • Liang, September 13, 2011: US08017563 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a well that includes selectively emplacing a fluid loss pill into the well, wherein the fluid loss pill includes at least one of diethylene glycol, triethylene glycol, and tetraethylene glycol, and wherein the at least one of diethylene glycol, triethylene glycol, and tetraethyl ...