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Lewis R Norman, Billy F Slabaugh, Michael A McCabe, Ronnie G Morgan: Method of forming and using particulate slurries for well completion. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, September 1, 1998: US05799734 (156 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore utilizing a preformed high solids content slurry is prepared and transported to the wellsite. A portion of the slurry is admixed with a treatment fluid whereby the resultant solids content of the fluid is reduced and the fluid is ...


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Michael A McCabe, Phillip C Harris, Billy Slabaugh, Ronald J Powell, John M Terracina, Joseph G Yaritz, Chris E Shuchart: Methods of treating subterranean formation using borate cross-linking compositions. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, C Clark Dougherty Jr, February 15, 2000: US06024170 (147 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides improved methods of treating subterranean formations using borate cross-linking compositions and borate cross-linked well treating fluids. The borate cross-linking compositions are basically comprised of a low viscosity hydrocarbon liquid, an organophillic clay, a slig ...


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Philip D Nguyen, Jimmie D Weaver, Michael A McCabe, Johnny A Barton, O Marlene Isenberg: Methods and compositions for consolidating proppant in subterranean fractures. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, C Clark Dougherty Jr, May 4, 2004: US06729404 (83 worldwide citation)

Improved methods of coating dry proppant particles with a hardenable resin composition, suspending the coated proppant particles in a fracturing fluid and consolidating the proppant particles after being placed in fractures into high strength permeable masses are provided. As the fractures are forme ...


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Michael A McCabe: Temporary plugging agent. Halliburton Company, Robert A Kent, December 21, 1993: US05271464 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of temporarily plugging or sealing a subterranean formation by introducing a rapidly viscosifying liquid hydrocarbon into the formation. The method is accomplished by admixing a first component comprising an alkyl orthophosphate acid ester and an alkali metal ...


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Michael A McCabe, Lewis R Norman, James R Stanford: Method of gelling hydrocarbons and fracturing subterranean formations. Halliburton Company, Robert A Kent, May 7, 1996: US05514645 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a subterranean formation by rapidly viscosifying a normally liquid hydrocarbon. The method is accomplished by admixing (i) an alkyl orthophosphate acid ester and (ii) an alkali metal hydroxide present in an amount sufficient to at least partially n ...


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Chris E Shuchart, Billy F Slabaugh, John M Terracina, Michael A McCabe: Methods and compositions for breaking viscosified fluids. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Clark Dougherty Jr, September 14, 1999: US05950731 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of treating subterranean formations and viscosified aqueous well treating compositions which break into thin fluids at temperatures in the range of from about 100.degree. F., to about 300.degree. F. A breaker system is included in the compositions comprised o ...


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Jason E Bryant, David E McMechan, Michael A McCabe, J Michael Wilson, Karen L King: Treatment fluids having biocide and friction reducing properties and associated methods. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, May 11, 2010: US07712534 (26 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions that include a method comprising providing a treatment fluid that comprises an aqueous base fluid, a biocide, a biocide enhancer, a friction reducer, and a compatibility aid, and introducing the treatment fluid into a subterranean formation. A composition provided includes a ...


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Robert S Taylor, Gary P Funkhouser, Michael A McCabe, B Raghava Reddy: Methods and compositions for treating subterranean formations with gelled hydrocarbon fluids. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Baker Botts L, February 12, 2008: US07328744 (24 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method of treating a subterranean formation is provided comprising the steps of providing a gelled liquid hydrocarbon treatment fluid comprising a liquid hydrocarbon and a gelling agent that comprises a polyvalent metal salt of an organophosphonic acid ester or a polyvalent meta ...


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Jimmie D Weaver, Richard D Rickman, David B Allison, Michael A McCabe, Matt E Blauch: Methods for swelling swellable elements in a portion of a well using a water-in-oil emulsion. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, Booth Albanesi Schroeder, January 24, 2012: US08100190 (19 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for swelling hydrocarbon-swellable elements located in a portion of a well. The method comprises the steps of: (A) introducing a water-in-oil emulsion into the portion of the well, wherein the water-in-oil emulsion comprises: (i) a hydrocarbon liquid, wherein the hydrocarbon liq ...


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Michael A McCabe, J Michael Wilson, Jimmie D Weaver, James J Venditto: Biocidal well treatment method. Halliburton Company, Robert A Kent, May 21, 1991: US05016714 (19 worldwide citation)

Methods of treating a previously fractured bacteria contaminated subterranean formation penetrated by a well bore whereby the bacteria contamination is substantially reduced or eliminated are provided. The methods basically comprise mixing a bactericide with a fracturing fluid in an amount effective ...