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US20100307756 GEOTHERMAL CIRCULATION SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method for configuring a geothermal circulation system in a target underground region, comprising at least one injection wellbore (1) and at least one production...
US20110036584 DETERMINING FLUID RHEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES  
Controlling a well injection operation, such as a well fracturing operation, includes identifying a flow characteristic of a fracturing fluid, identifying a flow characteristic of a base fluid...
US20130199782 GRAVEL AND FRACTURE PACKING USING FIBERS  
A technique includes completing a well, including installing a tubing string that includes a screen in the well and installing a fiber-based material outside of the screen. The technique further...
US20120055676 Fluid Loss Control in Viscoelastic Surfactant Fracturing Fluids Using Water Soluble Polymers  
Water soluble uncrosslinked polysaccharides may be fluid loss control agents for viscoelastic surfactant (VES) fluids used for stimulation (e.g. fracturing) or well completion in hydrocarbon...
US20140158357 NOZZLE SELECTIVE PERFORATING JET ASSEMBLY  
A downhole hydraulic tool employing multiple nozzles in a selectable fashion from an oilfield surface. At least one of the nozzles of the tool is equipped with a burst disk such that fluid...
US20110259593 Method of over-pressured well fracturing with periodic shock waves  
Fractures are initiated or extended into earth formations from a well by providing pressured fluid in said wellbore at pressures exceeding the fracture gradient pressure of said formation and by...
US20120285685 Method of Using Asparaginase as a Polyacrylamide Enzyme Breaker  
Asparaginase, such as asparaginase derived from Aspergillus oryzae, may be used to break down or defragment polyacrylamides in oil field applications. The asparaginase is useful in reducing the...
US20120292031 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING METHODS AND WELL CASING PLUGS  
A hydraulic fracturing method includes injecting a fluid containing a transitory binder and filler into a substantially horizontal well casing without any placement apparatus present in the...
US20130146292 HETEROGENEOUS PROPPANT PLACEMENT IN A FRACTURE WITH REMOVABLE EXTRAMETRICAL MATERIAL FILL  
A method of injecting well treatment fluid including proppant and proppant-spacing filler material through a wellbore into the fracture, heterogeneously placing the proppant in the fracture in a...
US20050022991 Particulates and methods of utilizing these particulates in subterranean applications  
The present invention involves reduced specific gravity particulates and their use in subterranean applications such as production enhancement and completion. One embodiment of the present...
US20120125617 METHODS TO CREATE HIGH CONDUCTIVITY FRACTURES THAT CONNECT HYDRAULIC FRACTURE NETWORKS IN A WELL  
The invention discloses a method of treating a subterranean formation of a well bore, that provides a first treatment fluid; subsequently, pumps the first treatment fluid to initiate a network of...
US20150204175 Method for Enhancing Fracture Propagation in Subterranean Formations  
The present invention provides a method of hydraulically fracturing a well penetrating an subterranean formation by optimizing the spacing of fractures along a wellbore to form a complex network...
US20120305255 Method of Treating the Near-Wellbore Zone of the Reservoir  
The invention describes a method for treating near-wellbore zones involving the steps of injecting a magnesium metal with a catalyst into the desired area of the formation to be treated....
US20150065399 Methods and Compositions for Enhanced Acid Stimulation of Carbonate and Sand Stone Formations  
An operations fluid is provided for treatment operations on wellbores associated with hydrocarbon production, the operations fluid comprising: water, an inorganic primary acid; and an alkyl acid...
US20130146293 Methods for Unconventional Gas Reservoir Stimulation With Stress Unloading For Enhancing Fracture Network Connectivity  
The invention discloses a method for use in a wellbore in a tight gas shale formation, comprising: providing a hydraulic fracturing fluid to initiate at least a fracture in the shale; injecting a...
US20140166293 METHOD FOR EXTENDING A NETWORK OF EXISTING FRACTURES  
The present invention relates to a method for extending a network of existing fractures in a subterranean formation. This method comprises pumping a first fluid into a pressurized volume to...
US20080245527 Use Of A Chopper Mechanism To Add Fibers To A Well  
A chopper mechanism for providing a fiber to a fluid at an oilfield. The chopper mechanism may be employed to process the fiber from an uncut form to a cut form in order to provide a mixture of...
US20150075789 Boronated Biopolymer Crosslinking Agents and Methods Relating Thereto  
Boronated biopolymer crosslinking agents useful in producing viscosified treatment fluids that include an aqueous fluid, a base polymer, and the boronated biopolymer crosslinking agent, wherein...
US20140020901 HIGH PRESSURE ISOLATION SYSTEM FOR WELL STIMULATION THROUGH PRODUCTION TUBING  
A fracturing system includes a fracturing spool that mounts onto a wellhead assembly for injecting fracturing fluid into a well beneath the wellhead assembly. The fracturing system includes an...
US20140000899 Fracturing System and Method for an Underground Formation Using Natural Gas and an Inert Purging Fluid  
A method for fracturing a downhole formation, includes: preparing an energized fracturing fluid including mixing gaseous natural gas and a fracturing base fluid in a mixer; injecting the energized...
US20130146294 Method for Controlling Loss of Drilling Fluid  
Methods for drilling and treating for lost returns continuously while drilling are provided. High fluid loss drilling fluid is used, along with particulate material that forms an immobile mass in...
US20130233559 Surfactant Additives for Stimulating Subterranean Formation During Fracturing Operations  
The present invention relates to surfactant additives useful for restoring permeability of a subterranean formation and methods of use thereof. One embodiment of the present invention provides a...
US20120000662 VISCOSITY DIFFERENTIAL FRACTURING FOR ENHANCED APPLICATION OF AMENDMENTS TO GROUND AND GROUNDWATER  
Viscosity Differential Fracturing uses pneumatic and hydraulic fracturing techniques and a viscosity differential to achieve greater networking, higher amendment loading rates and more controlled...
US20150013964 TREATMENT PLUG, METHOD OF ANCHORING AND SEALING THE SAME TO A STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF TREATING A FORMATION  
A treatment plug includes, an anchor runnable and settable within a structure having, at least one slip movably engaged with the anchor to move radially into engagement with the structure in...
US20110162849 Method and System for Determining Formation Properties Based on Fracture Treatment  
A method and system for determining formation properties based on a fracture treatment that may include collecting data from a fracture treatment for a well. A flow regime of the fracture...
US20140008072 ELECTRICAL FRACTURING OF A RESERVOIR  
A device is provided for fracturing a geological hydrocarbon reservoir including two packers defining between them a confined space in a well drilled in the reservoir; a pump for increasing the...
US20110174491 BOTTOM HOLE ASSEMBLY WITH PORTED COMPLETION AND METHODS OF FRACTURING THEREWITH  
A ported completion and method for use in fracturing multi-zone wells. A casing assembly having a plurality of casing lengths and one or more collars positioned so as to couple together the casing...
US20100307744 USE OF ENCAPSULATED CHEMICAL DURING FRACTURING  
A process for hydraulic fracturing of a subterranean reservoir formation penetrated by a wellbore includes pumping a fracturing fluid or other aqueous fluid which is an aqueous suspension of...
US20080202757 METHOD OF STIMULATING A COALBED METHANE WELL  
A method of stimulating gas production from a coalbed methane well that involves injecting a foam forming liquid and an expandable fluid into a coal seam proximate the wellbore. When the wellbore...
US20130341029 HIGH STRAIN RATE METHOD OF PRODUCING OPTIMIZED FRACTURE NETWORKS IN RESERVOIRS  
A system of fracturing a geological formation penetrated by a borehole. At least one borehole is drilled into or proximate the geological formation. An energetic charge is placed in the borehole....
US20150240613 METHOD OF FRACTURING MULTIPLE ZONES WITHIN A WELL USING PROPELLANT PRE-FRACTURING  
A method of fracturing multiple zones within a wellbore formed in a subterranean formation is carried out by forming flow-through passages in two or more zones within the wellbore that are spaced...
US20130032349 Method Of Fracturing Multiple Zones Within A Well Using Propellant Pre-Fracturing  
A method of fracturing multiple zones within a wellbore formed in a subterranean formation is carried out by forming flow-through passages in two or more zones within the wellbore that are spaced...
US20130319667 DEGRADABLE LATEX AND METHOD  
Disclosed herein is a degradable latex comprising a stable dispersion of macromolecules in a liquid medium, wherein the macromolecules comprise a primary moiety comprising a plurality of...
US20130092377 USE OF A CHOPPER MECHANISM TO ADD FIBERS TO A WELL  
A chopper mechanism for providing a fiber to a fluid at an oilfield. The chopper mechanism may be employed to process the fiber from an uncut form to a cut form in order to provide a mixture of...
US20150114651 DOWNHOLE FRACTURING SYSTEM AND TECHNIQUE  
A system that is usable with a well includes a first tubing string and a plurality of tubing segments. The first tubing string is deployed in the well and includes a plurality of valve assemblies,...
US20120121523 Compositions having hase rheology modifiers  
A monomer compound that contains at least one polymerizable functional group per molecule, and at least one bicycloheptyl-, bicycloheptenyl-, or branched (C5-C42)alkyl-polyether radical per...
US20060278394 System and method for perforating and fracturing in a well  
A technique is provided to facilitate a well related procedure involving perforation and fracturing processes. A crane is used to lower fracturing equipment into a wellbore. Additionally, a...
US20140014338 Method of Increasing the Permeability of a Subterranean Formation by Creating a Multiple Fracture Network  
The stimulated rock volume (SRV) of a subterranean formation may be increased by pumping viscous fracturing fluid into the formation in a first stage to create or enlarge a primary fracture,...
US20130312972 System To Heat Water For Hydraulic Fracturing  
Generally, a system for hydraulic fracturing of a geologic formation. Specifically, a transportable heating apparatus and method for the production of heated water for use in hydraulic fracturing...
US20150252660 FIBER AGGLOMERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method is provided of adding material to an oilfield application in which a material is agglomerated into a compacted volume. The compacted volume is delivered into a processing system to...
US20120160499 PROCESS FOR TRANSPORTING FRACTURE ("FRAC") FLUID ADDITIVES TO OIL AND GAS WELLS UTILIZING ION EXCHANGE RESIN  
There is disclosed a process for transporting fracture fluid additives underground to oil and gas wells by attaching a fracture fluid additive to an ion exchange resin and flowing the ion exchange...
US20110297382 PROCESS FOR TRANSPORTING FRACTURE ("FRAC") FLUID ADDITIVES TO OIL AND GAS WELLS UTILIZING ION EXCHANGE RESIN  
There is disclosed a process for transporting fracture fluid additives underground to oil and gas wells by attaching a fracture fluid additive to an ion exchange resin and flowing the ion exchange...
US20130327529 FAR FIELD FRACTURING OF SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS  
A method of fracturing a subterranean formation includes providing a fracture field with multiple fractures. An explosive is injected into a selected fracture and detonated to increase...
US20140124207 Production Enhancement Method for Fractured Wellbores  
Wellbores are fractured by setting open hole packers on a string with access through valves on the string between the set packers. Setting the packers creates wellbore stress so that fractures...
US20130192837 METHOD OF INCREASING EFFICIENCY IN A HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPERATION  
Multiple zones of a subterranean formation penetrated by a multi-zoned completed well may be fractured by pumping into one or more zones an acidizing solution at or above the fracturing pressure...
US20090229827 Treatment Fluids Having Biocide and Friction Reducing Properties and Associated Methods  
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...
US20140209312 Use of Ionized Water in Hydraulic Fracturing  
A method and system for generating an ionized fluid, injecting the ionized fluid into fissures in a subterranean formation, pressurizing the ionized fluid, whereby the crystalline structure of a...
US20140202701 Iron Control Agents and Related Methods  
The disclosure herein relates to iron control during subterranean operations, and more specifically, to reducing iron precipitation during subterranean operations to avoid formation damage; a...
US20140158345 DUAL-PUMP FORMATION FRACTURING  
Methods comprising conveying a downhole tool within a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation, wherein the downhole tool comprises a first pump and a second pump, and wherein at least one...
US20120080192 HYDRAULIC FRACTURE COMPOSITION AND METHOD  
A method for improving the performance of fracturing processes in oil production fields may rely on polymer coated particles carried in the fracturing fluid. The particles may include heavy...