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Paul H Krumrine III, James S Falcone Jr, Michael Lefenfeld: Use of metal silicides in hydrocarbon production and transportation. SIGNA CHEMISTRY, J A Lindeman & Co PLLC, July 17, 2018: US10024500

A method of hydraulic fracturing is provided which uses metal silicides to generate significant pressure inside a wellbore. The method comprises injecting a fracturing fluid and an aqueous or reacting fluid into the wellbore to react with the fracturing fluid. The fracturing fluid comprises metal si ...


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Paul H Krumrine III, James S Falcone Jr, Michael Lefenfeld: Use of metal silicides in hydrocarbon production and transportation. SIGNA CHEMISTRY, J A Lindeman & Co PLLC, October 17, 2017: US09791108

A method of hydraulic fracturing is provided which uses metal silicides to generate significant pressure inside a wellbore. The method comprises injecting a fracturing fluid and an aqueous or reacting fluid into the wellbore to react with the fracturing fluid. The fracturing fluid comprises metal si ...


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Paul H Krumrine III, James S Falcone Jr, Michael Lefenfeld: Use of metal silicides in hydrocarbon production and transportation. SIGNA CHEMISTRY, J A Lindeman & Co PLLC, June 13, 2017: US09677392

A method of hydraulic fracturing is provided which uses metal silicides to generate significant pressure inside a wellbore. The method comprises injecting a fracturing fluid and an aqueous or reacting fluid into the wellbore to react with the fracturing fluid. The fracturing fluid comprises metal si ...


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Paul H Krumrine, James S Falcone, Michael Lefenfeld: Enhanced crude oil recovery using metal silicides. SIGNA CHEMISTRY, J A Lindeman & Co PLLC, May 23, 2017: US09657549

Enhanced oil recovery techniques include introduction of alkali metal silicides into subterranean reservoirs to generate hydrogen gas, heat, and alkali metal silicate solutions in situ upon contact with water. The alkali metal silicides, such as sodium silicide, are used to recover hydrocarbons, inc ...


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James S Falcone, Paul H Krumrine, Michael Lefenfeld: Foamed cement compositions containing metal silicides usable in subterranean well operations. SIGNA CHEMISTRY, J A Lindeman & Co PLLC, November 15, 2016: US09494012

The invention relates to cement compositions containing a metal silicide such as an alkali metal silicide or an alkaline earth metal silicide. Upon mixing with water, the metal silicide reacts to generate hydrogen gas, a silicate, and heat—each of which is advantageous for the large variety of uses ...