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Roger J Card, Paul R Howard, Jean Pierre Feraud: Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells. Dowell Schlumberger Incorporated, Stephen A Littlefield, July 19, 1994: US05330005 (335 worldwide citation)

The addition of fibrous materials in intimate mixture with particulates for fracturing and gravel packing decreases or eliminates the flowback of proppant and/or formation fines while stabilizing the sand pack and lowering the demand for high polymer loadings in the placement fluids. Preferred fiber ...


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Roger J Card, Jean Pierre Feraud, Paul R Howard: Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells. Dowell a Division of Schlumberger Technology, John E Vick Jr, August 8, 1995: US05439055 (312 worldwide citation)

The addition of fibrous materials in intimate mixture with particulates for fracturing and gravel packing decreases or eliminates the flowback of proppant and/or formation fines while stabilizing the sand pack and lowering the demand for high polymer loadings in the placement fluids. Preferred fiber ...


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Jim D Weaver, James R Stanford, Brahmadeo Dewprashad, Philip D Nguyen: Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, November 10, 1998: US05833000 (304 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a subterranean formation with a particulate laden fluid whereby particulate flowback is reduced or prevented. The method includes the steps of providing a fluid suspension including a mixture of a particulate upon which at least a partial coating o ...


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Bohdan Zakiewicz: Oil recovery method and apparatus. Oil Trieval Corporation, Kanz & Timmons, December 15, 1981: US04305463 (302 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems for removing hydrocarbons from subterranean deposits thereof. A fluid-impervious barrier screen is formed to isolate parts of the deposit or to isolate the deposit from adjacent fluid-permeable earth formations. The barrier screens are formed by fracturing a vertical zone in th ...


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Jim D Weaver, Philip D Nguyen, James R Stanford, Brahmadeo T Dewprashad: Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, April 11, 2000: US06047772 (270 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a subterranean formation with a particulate laden fluid whereby particulate flowback is reduced or prevented. The method includes the steps of providing a fluid suspension including a mixture of a particulate, a tackifying compound and a multifunct ...


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Terry Ruel C: Method of pyrolysis of coal in situ. In Situ Technology, Burton Crandell & Polumbus, December 9, 1975: US3924680 (255 worldwide citation)

A method of pyrolysis of coal in situ includes the steps of establishing a pair of passages between a sub-surface coal formation and the surface with the coal passages being adapted to separately remove liquids and gases from the coal formation, establishing a sump at the bottom of the passages whic ...


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Alfred R Jennings Jr: Disposal of produced formation fines during oil recovery. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Michael G Gilman, Charles A Malone, November 29, 1988: US04787452 (244 worldwide citation)

Recovered formation fines are pumped in slurry form into an injection well during an enhanced oil recovery process e.g. a steam flood. Said injection can be done incrementally in stages in conjunction with said process. Said fines improve the sweep efficiency of the injected medium. This method is a ...


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Ronald E Sweatman: Methods of sealing subterranean zones. Halliburton Energy Services, Craig W Roddy, C Clark Dougherty Jr, June 22, 1999: US05913364 (242 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides improved methods of sealing a subterranean zone to remedy the uncontrolled flow of fluids into and out of the zone. The methods basically comprise preparing a sealing composition and placing the composition into the zone to be sealed. The placement of the composition i ...


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Roy R Vann: Method and apparatus for isolating and treating subsurface stratas. Marcus L Bates, November 14, 1978: US04125159 (235 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to method and apparatus for isolating and treating one of a plurality of selected zones located downhole in a borehole by freezing spaced-apart portions of the formation so that the zone to be treated is located therebetween. Treatment fluid is pumped down the apparatus of the ...


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Bradley L Todd, Billy F Slabaugh, Ronald J Powell, Joseph G Yaritz: Resin composition and methods of consolidating particulate solids in wells with or without closure pressure. Halliburton Energy Services, Robert A Kent, C Clark Dougherty Jr, November 6, 2001: US06311773 (234 worldwide citation)

Improved hardenable resin compositions and methods of consolidating particulate solids in subterranean zones penetrated by well bores are provided. The improved hardenable resin compositions of the invention are basically comprised of a hardenable organic resin, an aminosilane resin-to-particulate s ...