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Lisa A Cantu, Edward F McBride, Marion W Osborne: Formation fracturing process. Conoco, E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company, July 18, 1989: US04848467 (201 worldwide citation)

Hydroxyacetic acid condensation product is used as a fluid loss material in a formation fracturing process in which a fracturing fluid comprising a hydrolyzable aqueous gel is used. The hydroxyacetic acid condensation product degrades at formation conditions to provide hydroxyacetic acid which break ...


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Claude Vercaemer, Peter Allan Goode: Technique for fracturing subterranean formations. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert A Van Someren, Jeffrey Griffin, Brigitte Jeffery Echols, April 20, 2004: US06722437 (128 worldwide citation)

A technique for stimulating production of fluids from a subterranean formation. The technique utilizes a tubular member disposed within a wellbore. The tubular member comprises transverse openings that facilitate a formation fracturing process. Subsequent to fracturing, a completion element may be d ...


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Lyle V Lehman, Christopher A Wright: Mitigating risk by using fracture mapping to alter formation fracturing process. Halliburton Energy Services, Pinnacle Technologies, Robert A Kent, E Harry Gilbert III, August 30, 2005: US06935424 (14 worldwide citation)

A formation fracturing method with which to mitigate risk to hydrocarbon productivity includes pumping fracturing fluid, during at least part of a fracturing job time period, into a well to fracture a formation; generating signals, within the fracturing job time period, in response to at least one d ...


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Driver W B: Tight oil or gas formation fracturing process. October 1, 1974: US3838736 (12 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, a process of fracturing tight oil or gas formations by drilling a band of small holes into the oil or gas formation from a well borehole, so that more explosive or hydraulic fracturing fluids can be placed at a selected depth and positioned to provide more lifting and fra ...


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Cantu Lisa A, Mc Bride Edward F, Osborne Marion: Formation fracturing process.. Conoco, Du Pont, December 12, 1990: EP0401431-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

Hydroxyacetic acid condensation product is used as a fluid loss material in a formation fracturing process in which a fracturing fluid comprising a hydrolyzable aqueous gel is used. The hydroxyacetic acid condensation product degrades at formation conditions to provide hydroxyacetic acid which break ...


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Claude Vercaemer, Peter Allan Goode: Technique for fracturing subterranean formations. Schlumberger Technology Corporation Schlumberger Reservoir Completions, April 24, 2003: US20030075333-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A technique for stimulating production of fluids from a subterranean formation. The technique utilizes a tubular member disposed within a wellbore. The tubular member comprises transverse openings that facilitate a formation fracturing process. Subsequent to fracturing, a completion element may be d ...


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PERSHIKOVA ELENA MIKHAILOVNA, BARMATOV EVGENY BORISOVICH, LYAPUNOV KONSTANTIN MIKHAILOVICH: METHODES DE PREVENTION DENTRAINEMENT DAGENT DE SOUTEMENT DE FRACTURES, ET FILTRE A GRAVIER, METHODS FOR PREVENTING PROPPANT CARRYOVER FROM FRACTURES, AND GRAVEL-PACKED FILTER. SCHLUMBERGER CANADA, SCHLUMBERGER CANADA, SMART & BIGGAR, August 25, 2015: CA2763680 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the oil and gas industry, in particular, to methods affecting the formation productivity at the oil and gas production stage. A method for fracture propping in a subsurface layer, which ensures a reliable protection of wells from the proppant carryover from the fracture, ha ...


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Lehman Lyle V, Wright Christopher A: Attenuation du risque par lutilisation de cartographie fractographique pour modifier le processus de fracturation, Mitigating risk by using fracture mapping to alter formation fracturing process. Halliburton Energy Services, Pinnacle Technologies, Halliburton Energy Services, Pinnacle Technologies, Ogilvy Renault Sencrl, March 15, 2011: CA2441537 (1 worldwide citation)

A formation fracturing method with which to mitigate risk to hydrocarbon productivity includes pumping fracturing fluid, during at least part of a fracturing job time period, into a well to fracture a formation; generating signals, within the fracturing job time period, in response to at least one d ...


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Stuart R Keller, Timothy I Morrow, Max Deffenbaugh, Mark M Disko, David A Stiles: Apparatus and method for detecting fracture geometry using acoustic telemetry. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, ExxonMobil Upstream Resarch Company—Law Department, January 31, 2017: US09557434

An electro-acoustic system for downhole telemetry employs a series of communications nodes spaced along a string of casing within a wellbore. The nodes allow wireless communication between transceivers residing within the communications nodes and a receiver at the surface. The transceivers provide n ...