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9040467 Coated and cured proppants  
Solid proppants are coated with a coating that exhibits the handling characteristics of a precured coating while also exhibiting the ability to form particle-to-particle bonds at the elevated...
9038717 Methods of transporting proppant particulates in a subterranean formation  
Methods of treating a wellbore in a subterranean formation including providing an oil-external treatment fluid, wherein the oil-external treatment fluid is a 3D-network comprising a chemical...
8993489 Coated and cured proppants  
Solid proppants are coated with a phenol-urethane coating in one or more layers by a method comprising coating a proppant solid and then curing the coated proppant under conditions sufficient to...
8985213 Micro proppants for far field stimulation  
A subterranean zone surrounding a well bore is fractured with a fracturing fluid. Micro proppant of 200 mesh or smaller is pumped into far field fractures of the subterranean zone and props the...
8978764 Multi-stage fracture injection process for enhanced resource production from shales  
The invention relates to a method of generating a network of fractures in a rock formation for extraction of hydrocarbon or other resource from the formation. The method includes the steps of i)...
8978759 Electrostatic particulate coating methods and apparatus for fracturing fluids  
A method and apparatus for making up fracturing fluid with coated proppant applies opposed electrical charges to the proppant and its coating to create a uniform coating without extensive...
8967263 Methods of treating a subterranean formation with stress-activated resins  
Methods of treating a subterranean formation including introducing a fracturing fluid into the subterranean formation at a pressure sufficient to create or enhance at least one fracture therein; a...
8960284 Methods of hindering the settling of proppant aggregates  
Providing a carrier fluid having a density; providing a proppant aggregates having a density higher than that of the carrier fluid; and, providing low-density particulates having a density lower...
8936085 Sealing by ball sealers  
In downhole treatments in the oilfield, ball sealers seated in perforations may not fully seal and may leak fluid through gaps and asperities between the balls and the perforations. A method is...
8936083 Methods of forming pillars and channels in propped fractures  
Methods of forming channels within propped fractures that are essentially free of proppants and more spacious than the interstitial spaces within traditional proppant packs. Specifically, various...
8899325 Method for removing contaminants from wastewater in hydraulic fracturing process  
A borehole is drilled from the surface to an underground shale matrix. A pipe is inserted into the borehole. Openings are created in the pipe in fluid communication with fractures in the shale...
8887803 Multi-interval wellbore treatment method  
A method of servicing a subterranean formation comprising providing a wellbore penetrating the subterranean formation and having a casing string disposed therein, the casing string comprising a...
8887808 Engineered methods and materials for wellbore strengthening in subterranean operations  
A method of wellbore strengthening may include providing a wellbore strengthening fluid comprising a drilling fluid, a particulate, and a fiber; introducing the wellbore strengthening fluid into a...
8881813 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...
8865632 Drag-reducing copolymer compositions  
A drag-reducing additive includes 40-85% by weight of a polymer emulsion that includes a polymer, a first surfactant, and a first solvent; 10-35% by weight of a second surfactant with an HLB...
8853137 Increasing fracture complexity in ultra-low permeable subterranean formation using degradable particulate  
A method of increasing the fracture complexity in a treatment zone of a subterranean formation is provided. The subterranean formation is characterized by having a matrix permeability less than...
8833452 Chemical diversion technique  
A method includes treating a first formation intersecting a wellbore, preparing a diversion fluid including an inactivated viscosifier and an inactivated thinning agent, and positioning an amount...
8826978 Method of testing the operation of a producing oil well operated using the formation hydrofracturing process  
This invention relates to oil production, more specifically, oil production using the formation hydrofracturing process, and can be used for monitoring the operation of a producing oil well.
8794322 Additives to suppress silica scale build-up  
Treatments and compounds can be useful in subterranean formations where particulates and/or surfaces may be subject to silica scale build-up. Certain embodiments pertain to utilizing silica scale...
8789595 Apparatus and method for sand consolidation  
An apparatus and method for preventing the migration of unconsolidated and/or loosely consolidated material into the wellbore. Such prevention is accomplished by introducing a well treatment...
8763700 Dual function proppants  
Proppants for use in fractured or gravel packed/frac packed oil and gas wells are provided with a contaminant removal component to remove one or more of the contaminants found in subterranean...
8763387 Hydraulic geofracture energy storage system  
Energy is stored by injecting fluid into a hydraulic fracture in the earth and producing the fluid hack while recovering power. The method is particularly adapted to storage of large amounts of...
8763699 Heterogeneous proppant placement in a fracture with removable channelant fill  
A method of heterogeneous proppant placement in a subterranean fracture is disclosed. The method comprises injecting a first treatment fluid comprising a gas and substantially free of macroscopic...
8757259 Heterogeneous proppant placement in a fracture with removable channelant fill  
A method of heterogeneous proppant placement in a subterranean fracture is disclosed. The method comprises injecting well treatment fluid including proppant (16) wherein the proppant comprises...
8757261 Methods and compositions for clay control  
Stabilizing a subterranean formation containing water-sensitive clays with methods including introducing a leading-edge fluid comprising a first base fluid and a first clay stabilizer solution...
8752627 System and method for low damage fracturing  
A method of fracturing a subterranean formation comprising at least in part shale formation, comprises providing a carrier fluid; providing a particulate blend including a first amount of...
8746335 Method for removing contaminants from wastewater in hydraulic fracturing process  
A borehole is drilled from the surface to an underground shale matrix. A pipe is inserted into the borehole. Openings are created in the pipe in fluid communication with fractures in the shale...
8739878 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...
8739871 Thermally-activated, high temperature particulate suspending agents and methods relating thereto  
A particulate suspending agent may be useful for mitigating particulate settling in wellbore applications with high-temperature and/or at near-neutral and higher pH values. Methods of treating a...
8728991 Ceramic particles with controlled pore and/or microsphere placement and/or size and method of making same  
The present invention relates to lightweight high strength microsphere containing ceramic particles having controlled microsphere placement and/or size and microsphere morphology, which produces...
8720556 Methods for initiating new fractures in a completed wellbore having existing fractures present  
Fracturing operations can be problematic in completed wellbores containing at least one existing fracture, since it can be difficult to seal an existing fracture and initiate a new fracture within...
8720555 Self-diverting high-rate water packs  
A method for diverting fluids across a perforation tunnel in high-rate water pack operations may include providing a wellbore extending into a subterranean formation, wherein a perforation tunnel...
8701763 Methods for treating hydrocarbon-bearing formations having brine  
Method of treating a hydrocarbon-bearing formation having brine and treated hydrocarbon-bearing formations. The method includes contacting a hydrocarbon-bearing formation with a composition...
8697612 Increasing fracture complexity in ultra-low permeable subterranean formation using degradable particulate  
A method of increasing the fracture complexity in a treatment zone of a subterranean formation is provided. The subterranean formation is characterized by having a matrix permeability less than...
8695704 Controlled release breaker composition for oil field applications  
The present invention relates to encapsulated breakers and the use of encapsulated breakers for breaking viscosified treatment fluids. One embodiment of the present invention provides a method of...
8689865 Process for enhanced production of heavy oil using microwaves  
A process for utilizing microwaves to heat H2O within a subterranean region wherein the heated H2O contacts heavy oil in the subterranean region to lower the viscosity of the heavy oil and improve...
8689875 Formation treatment using electromagnetic radiation  
Treating a subterranean formation includes injecting a magnetically permeable material into the formation and energizing the magnetically permeable material using electromagnetic radiation. The...
8685902 Proppant, proppant production method and use of proppant  
The invention relates to the area of oil and gas production (especially, to the production in which the propping technique is used for the stimulation of a well) and can be used in the development...
8657003 Methods of providing fluid loss control or diversion  
Methods of controlling fluid loss, providing fluid diversion, or plugging a portion of a well bore using a treatment fluid including relatively insoluble borate material particulates that are...
8657002 Degradable fiber systems for stimulation  
A method for minimizing the amount of metal crosslinked viscosifier necessary for treating a wellbore with proppant or gravel is given. The method includes using fibers to aid in transporting,...
8646530 Chemical diversion technique  
A method includes treating a first formation intersecting a wellbore, preparing a diversion fluid including an inactivated viscosifier and an inactivated thinning agent, and positioning an amount...
8636065 Heterogeneous proppant placement in a fracture with removable channelant fill  
A method of heterogeneous proppant placement in a subterranean fracture is disclosed. The method comprises injecting well treatment fluid including proppant (16) and proppant-spacing filler...
8613314 Methods to enhance the productivity of a well  
The invention discloses a method of treating a subterranean formation of a well bore, including the steps of providing a first treatment fluid substantially free of macroscopic particulates;...
8607870 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...
8596362 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...
8596361 Proppants and uses thereof  
Compositions comprising a proppant core having an outer surface and polymeric microspheres attached to at least a portion of the outer surface are described. The compositions are useful, for...
8584754 Delayed-tackifier coated particulates and methods relating thereto  
Delayed-tackifier coated particulates and treatment fluids comprising delayed-tackifier coated particulates wherein the tackifier is associated with a surfactant. The treatment fluids may be used...
8584755 Method for hydraulic fracturing of subterranean formation  
The invention provides economically effective methods for hydraulic fracturing a subterranean formation that ensure improvement of the hydraulic fracture conductivity because of forming strong...
8579028 Tackifying agent pre-coated particulates  
The present invention involves methods of using particulates coated with a tackifying agent that need not be used immediately once they are prepared and that provide increased viscosity when...
8580715 Fluorinated cationic surfactant  
A composition comprising a fluorinated pyridinium cationic compound of formula (I) wherein Rf is R1(CH2CH2)n—,R1 is a C7 to C20 perfluoroalkyl group interrupted by at least one catenary oxygen...

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