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US20150114640 PROPPANTS WITH IMPROVED STRENGTH  
Cements, such as alkali activated aluminosilicate, may be used as coatings on proppants, such as brown sand and white sand, to improve the strength thereof. The resulting coated proppants show...
US20140060832 SELF-SUSPENDING PROPPANTS FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING  
The invention provides for modified proppants, comprising a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating localizes on the surface of the proppant particle to produce the...
US20140000891 SELF-SUSPENDING PROPPANTS FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING  
The invention provides for modified proppants, comprising a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating localizes on the surface of the proppant particle to produce the...
US20130233545 SELF-SUSPENDING PROPPANTS FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING  
The present invention provides modified proppants, and methods for their manufacture. In embodiments, the modified proppant comprises a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the...
US20140299317 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING  
An improvement over known hydraulic fracturing fluids. Boundary layer kinetic mixing material is added to components of fracturing fluid wherein kinetic mixing material is a plurality of particles...
US20110120719 PROPPANTS FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING TECHNOLOGIES  
The invention is directed to systems and methods for forming and using proppant particles having desirable attributes.
US20150053403 IN SITU CHANNELIZATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INCREASING FRACTURE CONDUCTIVITY  
A method and system for increasing fracture conductivity. A treatment slurry stage has a continuous first solid particulate concentration and a discontinuous anchorant concentration between...
US20150204178 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING PROPPANTS  
A method is given for treating a wellbore in a subterranean formation by hydraulic fracturing, slickwater fracturing, gravel packing, and the like, by using plate-like materials as some or all of...
US20110180259 Hydraulic Fracturing Proppants  
A method is given for treating a wellbore in a subterranean formation by hydraulic fracturing, slickwater fracturing, gravel packing, and the like, by using plate-like materials as some or all of...
US20150252252 HUMIDITY-RESISTANT SELF-SUSPENDING PROPPANTS  
A dry self-suspending proppant comprises a proppant particle substrate and a coating on the proppant particle substrate. The coating is made from a hydrogel-forming polymer and a polyol or...
US20150068747 METHOD TO CONSOLIDATE SOLID MATERIALS DURING SUBTERRANEAN TREATMENT OPERATIONS  
Compositions include (1) aggregating compositions capable of forming deformable partial or complete coatings on formation surfaces, formation particle surfaces, downhole fluid solid surfaces,...
US20140190686 Electrically Conductive Proppant and Methods for Detecting, Locating and Characterizing the Electrically Conductive Proppant  
Electrically conductive sintered, substantially round and spherical particles and methods for producing such electrically conductive sintered, substantially round and spherical particles from an...
US20150096750 HIGH INTERNAL PHASE RATIO INVERT EMULSION  
A water-in-oil type emulsion having a dispersed particle volume fraction of greater than about 60 volume percent, based on the based on the total volume of the emulsion. Methods to produce the...
US20140338906 Proppant With Enhanced Interparticle Bonding  
Polymer-coated proppants for hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells have an outer layer portion that comprises an organofunctional coupling agent, preferably an organofunctional silane coupling...
US20150114641 PROPPANTS WITH IMPROVED FLOW BACK CAPACITY  
A deformable particulate material made of cement materials such as aluminosilicate cement and having an aspect ratio of greater than 1 to about 25 may be mixed with conventional proppants to give...
US20130112409 Proppant particulates and methods of using such particulates in subterranean applications  
The invention pertains to improved proppant particles comprising an aromatic polycondensation polymer having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of at least 120° C. when measured according to ASTM...
US20150027703 SOLID STATE DISPERSION  
A composition comprising, and methods of producing a solid state dispersion comprising particles dispersed in a water soluble polymer. Treatment fluids comprising, and methods of using the solid...
US20110220355 NON-SPHERICAL WELL TREATING PARTICULATES AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Non-spherical particulates are useful in the stimulation of subterranean formations. A proppant pack composed of the non-spherical particulates exhibits greater porosity than a corresponding...
US20140305643 GRANULATED INORGANIC PARTICULATES AND THEIR USE IN OILFIELD APPLICATIONS  
A granulated mica composition may include mica having an average particle size less than about 20 mesh, and 0.01% to about 1.0% of a water soluble binder. The granulated mica composition may have...
US20150259593 NON-SPHERICAL WELL TREATING PARTICULATES AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Non-spherical particulates are useful in the stimulation of subterranean formations. A proppant pack composed of the non-spherical particulates exhibits greater porosity than a corresponding...
US20090159280 Solid borozirconate and borotitanate cross-linkers  
A process is provided to prepare solid borozirconate and solid borotitanate cross-linkers, which comprises contacting zirconium or titanium complex with alkanolamine at particular mole ratios of...
US20150166880 Proppant Particles Formed from Slurry Droplets and Methods of Use  
Proppant particles formed from slurry droplets and methods of use are disclosed herein. The proppant particles can include a sintered ceramic material and can have a size of about 80 mesh to about...
US20140083695 METHODS OF ENHANCING FRACTURING STIMULATION IN SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS USING IN SITU FOAM GENERATION AND PRESSURE PULSING  
Methods of enhancing fracturing stimulation in subterranean formations using in situ foam generation and pressure pulsing including providing a jetting fluid comprising an aqueous base fluid;...
US20140262264 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING FRACTURE CONDUCTIVITY  
A method for treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore, comprising: providing a treatment slurry comprising a carrying fluid, a solid particulate and an agglomerant; injecting the...
US20080179057 Well Treating Agents of Metallic Spheres and Methods of Using the Same  
Hollow non-porous metallic spheres may be used in treatment of subterranean formations, including hydraulic fracturing and sand control methods, such as gravel packing. The spheres typically...
US20090008093 PROPPANTS FOR GEL CLEAN-UP  
Methods of incorporating a chemical breaker onto a proppant that will permit release of the breaker after the proppant has been placed in a hydraulic fracture are provided. The methods utilize a...
US20090044942 Cellulosic Particulates and Method of Manufacture and Use Thereof  
Spherical porous and non-porous cellulose particulates for use in sand control as well as stimulation procedures, may be prepared by first dissolving cellulosic materials (such as fibrous...
US20140262265 WELL STIMULATION WITH GAS HYDRATES  
Various methods for performing treatment operations at a wellsite having a subterranean formation with a reservoir therein are provided. The method involves introducing a treatment fluid comprised...
US20150232741 COMPOSITES FOR CONTROLLED RELEASE OF WELL TREATMENT AGENTS  
A well treatment composite which allows for the slow release of one or more well treatment agents into a subterranean formation and/or a wellbore penetrating the formation has a nano-sized...
US20140216741 COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT CERAMIC PROPPANT  
An ultra-lightweight, high strength ceramic proppant made from mixture of naturally occurring clays, preferably porcelain clay, kaolin and/or flint-clay, earthenware clay or other naturally...
US20110146985 Proppant Having A Glass-Ceramic Material  
The present invention relates to glass-ceramic proppants which can be used to prop open subterranean formation fractions, as well as other uses. Proppant formulations are further disclosed which...
US20080277115 INCREASING BUOYANCY OF WELL TREATING MATERIALS  
A composite proppant having an increased buoyancy comprising a proppant substrate such as a porous ceramic or a silica sand coated with a material of a lesser actual density than the apparent...
US20100000734 Controlling Coal Fines in Coal Bed Operations  
The migration of coal fines within a bed is reduced, inhibited or constrained by contacting the fines with nanoparticles, such as magnesium oxide crystals having an average particle size of about...
US20140110111 Resin-Coated Proppant And Methods Of Use  
A proppant comprises a particle and a polymeric coating disposed about the particle. The polymeric coating comprises the reaction product of a novolac polyol, an isocyanate, and an azole. The...
US20080058228 LOW BULK DENSITY PROPPANT AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME  
Materials and Methods for making low bulk density proppant capable of providing permeability at subterranean pressures. The low bulk density proppant is made from kaolin clay and at least one of...
US20150083414 ORGANOPHOSPHORUS CONTAINING COMPOSITES FOR USE IN WELL TREATMENT OPERATIONS  
A composite having a solid particulate and a surface modifying treatment agent on the solid particulate wherein the surface modifying treatment agent has a hydrophobic tail and an anchor for...
US20120000653 HIGH SOLIDS CONTENT SLURRY METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
A system and method are disclosed for low damage gravel packing. The system comprises a well bore; a gravel packing slurry comprising a carrier fluid and a solids mixture, wherein the solids...
US20120012313 METHOD OF FRACTURING A SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION AT OPTIMIZED AND PRE-DETERMINED CONDITIONS  
Prior to a hydraulic fracturing treatment, the requisite apparent viscosity of a transport fluid, μfluid, containing a proppant for a desired propped fracture length of a fracture, DPST, may be...
US20150122494 CONSOLIDATION COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION OPERATIONS  
Embodiments disclosed herein include methods comprising providing a consolidation composition comprising the reaction product of a liquid curable resin and a liquid curing agent, wherein the...
US20100326657 Treatment of particles for improved performance as proppants  
The disclosed invention relates to a process of using molten salt ion exchange to treat particles such as spherically shaped soda-lime-silica glass particles. The treated particles may be used as...
US20090250216 PROPPANTS CONTAINING DISPERSED PIEZOELECTRIC OR MAGNETOSTRICTIVE FILLERS OR MIXTURES THEREOF, TO ENABLE PROPPANT TRACKING AND MONITORING IN A DOWNHOLE ENVIRONMENT  
In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for “tagging” proppants so that they can be tracked and monitored in a downhole environment, based on the use of composite proppant compositions...
US20140124200 Oil and Gas Well Proppants Of Silicone-Resin-Modified Phenolic Resins  
Proppant particles coated with an arylolic resin/silicone resin copolymer, wherein the silicon resin contains D units and T units, are suitable for fracturing operations in geological formations...
US20120138296 HIGH SOLIDS CONTENT SLURRIES AND METHODS  
A slurry and method are disclosed for low damage gravel packing. The slurry comprises a solids mixture comprising a plurality of volume-averaged particle size distribution (PSD) modes such that a...
US20130087332 Composite formulations and methods of making and using same  
A method of servicing a wellbore comprising placing a composition comprising an emulsified resin composite into a fluid loss zone of the wellbore, wherein the emulsified resin composite comprises...
US20080251252 POLYMERIC GEL SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME IN HYDROCARBON RECOVERY  
Coacervate gels having excellent shear viscosities and other properties are made with anionic or cationic polymers, a smaller amount of a surfactant having a charge opposite that of the polymer,...
US20150152321 HETEROGENEOUS PROPPANT PLACEMENT  
A method for forming proppant aggregates, for example downhole in an injection well, includes injecting a slurry including a thermo-responsive polymer with a low critical solution temperature and...
US20130175032 Method of Enhancing Fracture Conductivity  
The method disclosed herein includes the introduction of proppant-free stage and a proppant laden stage into the wellbore and/or subterranean formation. The method increases the effective fracture...
US20120241153 Method of Enhancing Fracture Conductivity  
The method disclosed herein includes the introduction of proppant-free stage and a proppant laden stage into the wellbore and/or subterranean formation. The method increases the effective fracture...
US20150068746 CARBONATE BASED SLURRY FRACTURING USING SOLID ACID FOR UNCONVENTIONAL RESERVOIRS  
A method of using a slurry-like fracturing fluid for hydraulic fracturing in an unconventional reservoir: injecting the slurry-like fracturing fluid into the unconventional reservoir, the...
US20130126160 CROSSLINKED EPOXY VINYL ESTER PARTICLES AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
A plurality of particles comprising a crosslinked aromatic epoxy vinyl ester polymer, wherein a particle from the plurality of proppant particles swells not more than 20 percent by volume when...

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