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US20140284058 PRESSURE RESPONSE FRACTURE PORT TOOL FOR USE IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING APPLICATIONS  
A pressure response fracture port tool and method for its use reliably provides a noticeable indication at surface to an operator as to when the flow port is opened. The tool includes an outer...
US20140076571 DOWNHOLE TOOLS HAVING NON-TOXIC DEGRADABLE ELEMENTS  
Downhole tools for use in oil and gas production which degrade into non-toxic materials, a method of making them and methods of using them. A frac ball and a bridge plug comprised of polyglycolic...
US20150083426 SOLIDS DELIVERY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A WELL  
A method that is usable with a well includes introducing solids into a pneumatic stream to produce a solids-containing pneumatic stream; communicating the solids-containing pneumatic stream to a...
US20100282470 METHODS OF INCREASING FRACTURE RESISTANCE IN LOW PERMEABILITY FORMATIONS  
A method of increasing the fracture resistance of a low permeability formation that includes emplacing a wellbore fluid in a wellbore through the low permeability formation, the wellbore fluid...
US20130032346 METHOD OF FRACTURING USING ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT PROPPANT SUSPENSIONS AND GASEOUS STREAMS  
In a method of hydraulically fracturing a hydrocarbon-bearing subterranean formation, a proppant stage is introduced into the fracture which contains a gaseous fluid and an ultra lightweight...
US20100263872 Erosion Resistant Flow Connector  
A wellbore servicing apparatus, comprising an inlet space, a central space adjacent and in fluid communication with the inlet space along a central axis, a dome space adjacent and in fluid...
US20120273207 CHITOSAN AS BIOCIDE IN OILFIELD FLUIDS  
The current application discloses fluids and methods for treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore, such as hydraulic fracturing. In one aspect, there is provided an oilfield...
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A frac sleeve system includes an outer sleeve with openings, an inner sleeve with ports, a pressure seat, a bottom locking device and a spring device. In a closed configuration of the inner...
US20150240591 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING DEVICE AND PROCESS  
The present invention relates especially to a hydraulic fracturing device which comprises:—a tubular conduit (1);—and, against its external face, a cylindrical sleeve (2) whereof the opposite ends...
US20130112419 PROCESS AND PROCESS LINE FOR THE PREPARATION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FLUID  
A process and process line is provided for preparing a friction-reduced hydraulic fracturing fluid at a central location which can be readily transported to an oil or gas well in a formation at a...
US20120217013 HYDRAULIC FRACTURE DIVERTER APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF  
A downhole apparatus positionable along a pipe string in a wellbore. The apparatus including a tubular structure having an outermost diameter greater than an outer diameter of an adjacent portion...
US20120305254 METHODS TO IMPROVE STABILITY OF HIGH SOLID CONTENT FLUID  
A method of treating a subterranean formation of a well bore comprises providing a treatment fluid comprising a carrier fluid, a particulate material, a surfactant and micelles, wherein micelles...
US20140174746 SLEEVE VALVE  
An sleeve valve for a well assembly includes at least one set of passages extending through a tubular body between the central passage and an exterior of the tubular body and a sleeve slidably...
US20120043085 WELLBORE SERVICE FLUID AND METHODS OF USE  
A method is described to predict the composition of favorable bridging agents for a particular situation in which the solution thermodynamics of the chemicals used in the composition of the...
US20130043030 PROCESSES FOR FRACTURING A WELL  
Processes and systems for fracturing a formation are disclosed. Tools that may be selectively opened and closed are positioned on a tubular liner that in turn is positioned within a subterranean...
US20070284106 Method and apparatus for well drilling and completion  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for forming wellbores and in a single trip for also performing multistage wellbore treatments. The disclosed apparatus comprises a bore forming apparatus in the...
US20150075787 METHOD FOR DETERMINING REGIONS FOR STIMULATION ALONG A WELLBORE WITHIN A HYDROCARBON FORMATION, AND USING SUCH METHOD TO IMPROVE HYDROCARBON RECOVERY FROM THE RESERVOIR  
A method for determining along a length of a wellbore situated in an underground hydrocarbon-containing formation, regions within the formation where injection of a fluid at a pressure above...
US20060065400 Method and apparatus for stimulating a subterranean formation using liquefied natural gas  
Liquefied natural gas is used as a fracturing fluid to stimulate production of hydrocarbons from and/or injectability of fluids into subterranean formations. Proppants may be blended with the LNG...
US20110108277 Formation Treatment Using Electromagnetic Radiation  
A method of treating a subterranean formation includes injecting a magnetically permeable material into the formation and energizing the magnetically permeable material using electromagnetic...
US20130048292 METHOD OF USING FRACTURING FLUIDS CONTAINING CARBOXYALKYL TAMARIND  
The production of hydrocarbons from a hydrocarbon bearing formation is enhanced by introduction into the formation an aqueous fluid containing a carboxyalkyl tamarind powder. The fluid may be...
US20130255953 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING FRACTURING FLUIDS  
A method and system are provided for preparing a fracturing fluid for a fracture treatment in a subterranean formation using different types of fluids. A first mixture, formed with a consistent...
US20100089574 Methods and Apparatus for Wellbore Enhancement  
Methods for enhancing existing wells, such as increasing the diameter of an existing well by hydrothermal spallation are provided. Such methods may include providing a housing comprising a...
US20100126728 SINTERED SPHERICAL PELLETS  
Sintered, spherical composite pellets or particles comprising alumina fines, at least one of clay and bauxite and optionally a sintering aid, are described, along with a process for their...
US20150226035 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INJECTING FLUID AT SELECTED LOCATIONS ALONG A WELLBORE  
A system and method for selectively actuating sliding sleeves in valve sub-members which are placed downhole in a wellbore, via one or more darts inserted into said wellbore, to thereby open a...
US20100101795 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OF SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS  
Methods of hydraulically fracturing subterranean coal seams and formations resulting in improved permeability to stimulate Coalbed Methane. In one method, the coal seam is fractured using a...
US20140020893 Use of Expandable Self-Removing Filler Material in Fracturing Operations  
A method using a propping fluid comprising a first carrier fluid and a plurality of propping agents and a spacer fluid comprising a second carrier fluid and an expandable filler material. The...
US20110278010 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WELLBORE FLUID TREATMENT  
A tubing string assembly is disclosed for fluid treatment of a wellbore. The tubing string can be used for staged wellbore fluid treatment where a selected segment of the wellbore is treated,...
US20100300693 Enzyme Surfactant Fluids Used in Non-Gel Hydraulic Fracturing of Oil Wells  
The present application describes improved total recovery of oil, condensate and associated gas in a subterranean formation such that said hydrocarbons are released by a hydraulic fracturing...
US20100294495 Open Hole Completion Apparatus and Method for Use of Same  
An open hole completion apparatus (80) includes an outer tubing string (56) disposed in an open hole portion of a wellbore (32). The outer tubing string (56) includes a sand control screen (102)...
US20100270038 Kerogen Extraction from Subterranean Oil Shale Resources  
The present invention is directed to methods for extracting a kerogen-based product from subsurface (oil) shale formations, wherein such methods rely on fracturing and/or rubblizing portions of...
US20120048555 DELIVERY OF PARTICULATE MATERIAL BELOW GROUND  
A wellbore fluid comprising an aqueous carrier liquid, hydrophobic fibers suspended therein, hydrophobic particulate material also suspended in the carrier liquid, and a gas to wet the surfaces of...
US20130248191 METHODS OF FORMING HIGH-POROSITY FRACTURES IN WEAKLY CONSOLIDATED OR UNCONSOLIDATED FORMATIONS  
Methods of fracturing a subterranean formation penetrated by a well bore, that include the steps of placing a fracturing fluid comprising a first stabilizing substance into the subterranean...
US20110173139 SLAGGING COAL COMBUSTOR FOR CEMENTITIOUS SLAG PRODUCTION, METAL OXIDE REDUCTION, SHALE GAS AND OIL RECOVERY, ENVIROMENTAL REMEDIATION, EMISSION CONTROL AND CO2 SEQUESTRATION  
Systems, methods and processes teach by specific examples how the cost of sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) can be totally offset and turned into profits during coal powered electricity generation...
US20120234546 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FRACTURING A FORMATION AND A METHOD OF INCREASING DEPTH OF FRACTURING A FORMATION  
A system for fracturing a formation includes a tubular positionable within a formation borehole having at least one port therethrough configured to provide fluidic communication from inside the...
US20120118573 Fracturing with Telescoping Members and Sealing the Annular Space  
A fracturing operation is done in open hole. The annular space is spanned by telescoping members that are located behind isolation valves. A given bank of telescoping members can be uncovered and...
US20140069652 Well Treatment Device, Method, and System  
A down-hole treatment tool including a tool body having a bore therethrough, a treatment port orifice disposed on the body, a sliding sleeve within the bore of the body. A constant-volume annular...
US20130192838 NON-HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND PROCESSES  
Methods and systems of fracturing subterranean formations to are provided comprising pumping metacritical phase natural gas into a subterranean formation to create or extend one or more fissures...
US20130180721 Downhole Fluid Treatment Tool  
A treatment device and method for use in delivering fluid treatment to a wellbore is described. The device includes a first treatment housing and a second treatment housing, mounted along a tubing...
US20120234547 HYDRAULIC FRACTURE DIVERTER APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF  
An apparatus positionable along a downhole string. The apparatus includes a flexible structure retained on a surface of the string in a first condition. The flexible structure movable by a flow to...
US20120118566 NON-HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND PROCESSES  
Methods and systems of fracturing subterranean formations to are provided comprising pumping metacritical phase natural gas into a subterranean formation to create or extend one or more fissures...
US20120037373 DOWNHOLE FRACTURE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system for fracturing a subterranean formation includes a housing having one or more radially directed ports therein. A valve disposed within the housing proximate the one or more ports. A seat...
US20120125619 ACTIVE EXTERNAL CASING PACKER (ECP) FOR FRAC OPERATIONS IN OIL AND GAS WELLS  
A zonal isolation device (10; 20; 30; 300; 400; 500; 600) in the form of an active external casing packer is provided which includes a tubular section such as a casing or liner (1; 21; 31; 171;...
US20100263874 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FREEZE-THAW WELL STIMULATION USING ORIFICED REFRIGERATION TUBING  
A method and apparatus for introducing refrigerant into a wellbore, for freeze-fracturing a selected region of a subsurface formation, uses refrigerant diffuser pipe having multiple orifices in a...
US20140096970 MULTI-ZONE FRACTURING AND SAND CONTROL COMPLETION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF  
A multi-zone fracturing and sand control completion system employable in a borehole. The system includes a casing. A fracturing assembly including a fracturing telescoping unit extendable from the...
US20120048556 PLUG COUNTER, FRACING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A plug counter includes a seat receptive of a plug in a first position and capable of passing the plug in a second position. A first sleeve is in operable communication with the seat and is...
US20100282471 HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OF SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS  
Methods of hydraulically fracturing subterranean coal seams and formations resulting in improved permeability to stimulate Coalbed Methane. In one method, the coal seam is fractured using a...
US20150184064 Proppants and Anti-Flowback Additives Comprising Flash Calcined Clay, Methods of Manufacture, and Methods of Use  
Spherical and rod-shaped proppants and anti-flowback agents made from flash calcined clays, such as flash calcined kaolin, possess high strength and high conductivity. The starting material may...
US20140054041 APPARATUS FOR CREATING BIDIRECTIONAL ROTARY FORCE OR MOTION IN A DOWNHOLE DEVICE AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
A method for fracturing a wellbore in a formation, including positioning one or more bidirectional rotary sleeves on tubular members into the wellbore; engaging a unidirectional rotary source in a...
US20130153233 METHOD OF FRACTURING SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS WITH CROSSLINKED FLUID  
Subterranean formations, such as tight gas formations, may be subjected to hydraulic fracturing by introducing into the formation a fracturing fluid of an aqueous fluid, a hydratable polymer, a...
US20140096950 Hydraulic Fracturing Process for Deviated Wellbores  
A method of stimulating an interval in a hydrocarbon reservoir equipped with a deviated wellbore having a casing, wherein said interval comprises at least two sequential stages in said wellbore...