US Patent No: 7,484,564

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Delayed tackifying compositions and associated methods involving controlling particulate migration

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Methods and compositions relating to delayed tackifying compositions that comprise an aqueous tackifying agent and a delayed acid-releasing activator that may be used to stabilize particulates and reduce particulate migration within a subterranean formation.

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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.HOUSTON, TX3909

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McMechan, David Duncan, OK 16 200
Todd, Bradley L Duncan, OK 217 3855
Welton, Thomas D Duncan, OK 200 1249

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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. (112)
5,697,440 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 137 1996
5,799,734 Method of forming and using particulate slurries for well completion 135 1996
5,787,986 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 151 1996
5,765,642 Subterranean formation fracturing methods 217 1996
5,839,510 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 161 1997
5,833,000 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 242 1997
5,791,415 Stimulating wells in unconsolidated formations 143 1997
5,723,416 Well servicing fluid for trenchless directional drilling 42 1997
5,775,425 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 174 1997
5,924,488 Methods of preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 159 1997
5,908,073 Preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 182 1997
5,921,317 Coating well proppant with hardenable resin-fiber composites 108 1997
5,960,878 Methods of protecting well tubular goods from corrosion 56 1998
5,853,048 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 233 1998
5,871,049 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 148 1998
6,024,170 Methods of treating subterranean formation using borate cross-linking compositions 141 1998
6,016,870 Compositions and methods for consolidating unconsolidated subterranean zones 95 1998
5,996,693 Methods and compositions for cementing pipe in well bores 55 1998
6,047,772 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 223 1998
6,209,646 Controlling the release of chemical additives in well treating fluids 219 1999
6,214,773 High temperature, low residue well treating fluids and methods 146 1999
6,311,773 Resin composition and methods of consolidating particulate solids in wells with or without closure pressure 184 2000
6,209,643 Method of controlling particulate flowback in subterranean wells and introducing treatment chemicals 192 2000
6,357,527 Encapsulated breakers and method for use in treating subterranean formations 147 2000
6,202,751 Methods and compositions for forming permeable cement sand screens in well bores 144 2000
6,422,314 Well drilling and servicing fluids and methods of removing filter cake deposited thereby 157 2000
6,390,195 Methods and compositions for forming permeable cement sand screens in well bores 144 2000
6,364,945 Methods and compositions for forming permeable cement sand screens in well bores 139 2000
6,494,263 Well drilling and servicing fluids and methods of removing filter cake deposited thereby 155 2001
6,330,917 Resilient well cement compositions and methods 146 2001
6,488,091 Subterranean formation treating fluid concentrates, treating fluids and methods 185 2001
6,488,763 Light weight high temperature well cement compositions and methods 242 2001
6,761,218 Methods and apparatus for improving performance of gravel packing systems 77 2002
6,737,385 Well drilling and servicing fluids and methods of removing filter cake deposited thereby 51 2002
6,691,780 Tracking of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 56 2002
6,729,404 Methods and compositions for consolidating proppant in subterranean fractures 77 2002
6,527,051 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 191 2002
6,554,071 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 186 2002
6,742,590 Methods of treating subterranean formations using solid particles and other larger solid materials 32 2002
6,896,058 Methods of introducing treating fluids into subterranean producing zones 72 2002
6,877,563 Methods of drilling and completing well bores 42 2003
6,764,981 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized chitosan-based compound 88 2003
6,981,552 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized polysaccharide-based polymers 69 2003
6,987,083 Xanthan gels in brines and methods of using such xanthan gels in subterranean formations 52 2003
6,904,971 Cement compositions with improved corrosion resistance and methods of cementing in subterranean formations 107 2003
6,681,856 Methods of cementing in subterranean zones penetrated by well bores using biodegradable dispersants 138 2003
6,978,836 Methods for controlling water and particulate production 70 2003
6,793,730 Methods of cementing 63 2003
7,032,663 Permeable cement and sand control methods utilizing permeable cement in subterranean well bores 40 2003
7,036,587 Methods of diverting treating fluids in subterranean zones and degradable diverting materials 85 2003
7,044,220 Compositions and methods for improving proppant pack permeability and fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 75 2003
7,044,224 Permeable cement and methods of fracturing utilizing permeable cement in subterranean well bores 54 2003
7,066,258 Reduced-density proppants and methods of using reduced-density proppants to enhance their transport in well bores and fractures 95 2003
2005/0028,976 Compositions and methods for controlling the release of chemicals placed on particulates 99 2003
7,080,688 Compositions and methods for degrading filter cake 77 2003
7,276,466 Compositions and methods for reducing the viscosity of a fluid 26 2003
7,040,403 Methods for controlling migration of particulates in a subterranean formation 43 2003
6,997,259 Methods for forming a permeable and stable mass in a subterranean formation 62 2003
7,032,667 Methods for enhancing the consolidation strength of resin coated particulates 29 2003
7,021,377 Methods of removing filter cake from well producing zones 34 2003
2005/0059,557 Subterranean treatment fluids and methods of treating subterranean formations 49 2003
7,000,701 Compositions and methods for weighting a breaker coating for uniform distribution in a particulate pack 25 2003
7,007,752 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized polysaccharide-based polymers 71 2003
7,195,068 Filter cake degradation compositions and methods of use in subterranean operations 51 2003
2005/0034,861 On-the fly coating of acid-releasing degradable material onto a particulate 61 2003
7,140,438 Orthoester compositions and methods of use in subterranean applications 49 2004
7,096,947 Fluid loss control additives for use in fracturing subterranean formations 43 2004
7,036,586 Methods of cementing in subterranean formations using crack resistant cement compositions 65 2004
7,156,174 Contained micro-particles for use in well bore operations 68 2004
7,204,312 Compositions and methods for the delivery of chemical components in subterranean well bores 61 2004
2005/0183,741 Methods of cleaning and cutting using jetted fluids 46 2004
7,168,489 Orthoester compositions and methods for reducing the viscosified treatment fluids 41 2004
7,063,151 Methods of preparing and using coated particulates 53 2004
7,147,067 Zeolite-containing drilling fluids 41 2004
7,172,022 Cement compositions containing degradable materials and methods of cementing in subterranean formations 65 2004
7,093,664 One-time use composite tool formed of fibers and a biodegradable resin 81 2004
2005/0059,556 Treatment fluids and methods of use in subterranean formations 47 2004
7,131,491 Aqueous-based tackifier fluids and methods of use 102 2004
2005/0277,554 Aqueous tackifier and methods of controlling particulates 97 2004
2006/0016,596 Treatment fluids and methods of use in subterranean formations 50 2004
7,165,617 Viscosified treatment fluids and associated methods of use 43 2004
2006/0032,633 Methods and compositions for carrier fluids comprising water-absorbent fibers 63 2004
7,322,412 Casing shoes and methods of reverse-circulation cementing of casing 89 2004
2006/0046,938 Methods and compositions for delinking crosslinked fluids 44 2004
7,299,869 Carbon foam particulates and methods of using carbon foam particulates in subterranean applications 20 2004
7,178,596 Methods for improving proppant pack permeability and fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 82 2004
7,306,037 Compositions and methods for particulate consolidation 56 2004
7,303,014 Casing strings and methods of using such strings in subterranean cementing operations 59 2004
7,093,658 Foamed treatment fluids, foaming additives, and associated methods 33 2004
2006/0105,917 In-situ filter cake degradation compositions and methods of use in subterranean formations 48 2004
2006/0105,918 Methods of degrading filter cakes in subterranean formations 40 2004
7,204,311 Methods for controlling migration of particulates in a subterranean formation 43 2004
7,261,157 Methods of controlling particulate segregation in slurries 16 2004
2006/0118,300 Methods for improving low-quality proppant and method of using low-quality proppant in subterranean operations 17 2004
2006/0169,182 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 43 2005
7,267,170 Self-degrading fibers and associated methods of use and manufacture 48 2005
2008/0009,423 Self-degrading fibers and associated methods of use and manufacture 18 2005
7,228,904 Compositions and methods for improving fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 40 2005
2005/0130,848 Compositions and methods for improving fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 64 2005
2006/0169,450 Degradable particulate generation and associated methods 39 2005
2006/0172,894 Degradable particulate generation and associated methods 38 2005
2006/0172,895 Degradable particulate generation and associated methods 38 2005
2007/0298,977 Degradable particulate generation and associated methods 21 2005
7,216,705 Methods of placing treatment chemicals 29 2005
2006/0185,848 Fracturing fluids comprising degradable diverting agents and methods of use in subterranean formations 58 2005
7,261,156 Methods using particulates coated with treatment chemical partitioning agents 65 2005
7,264,051 Methods of using partitioned, coated particulates 66 2005
2006/0258,543 Degradable surfactants and methods for use cross-reference to related applications 29 2005
2006/0258,544 Degradable surfactants and methods for use 31 2005
2006/0276,345 Methods controlling the degradation rate of hydrolytically degradable materials 38 2005
2007/0042,912 Delayed tackifying compositions and associated methods involving controlling particulate migration 34 2005
2006/0283,597 Methods of degrading filter cakes in a subterranean formation 40 2006
 
HALLIBURTON COMPANY (25)
4,470,915 Method and compositions for fracturing subterranean formations 167 1982
4,665,988 Method of preparation of variable permeability fill material for use in subterranean formations 116 1986
4,772,646 Concentrated hydrophilic polymer suspensions 41 1986
4,829,100 Continuously forming and transporting consolidatable resin coated particulate materials in aqueous gels 166 1987
4,961,466 Method for effecting controlled break in polysaccharide gels 152 1989
5,128,390 Methods of forming consolidatable resin coated particulate materials in aqueous gels 111 1991
5,095,987 Method of forming and using high density particulate slurries for well completion 93 1991
5,249,627 Method for stimulating methane production from coal seams 63 1992
5,249,628 Horizontal well completions 173 1992
5,295,542 Well gravel packing methods 126 1992
5,278,203 Method of preparing and improved liquid gelling agent concentrate and suspendable gelling agent 45 1992
5,304,620 Method of crosslinking cellulose and guar derivatives for treating subterranean formations 77 1993
5,363,916 Method of gravel packing a well 150 1993
5,373,901 Encapsulated breakers and method for use in treating subterranean formations 225 1993
5,325,923 Well completions with expandable casing portions 262 1993
5,386,874 Perphosphate viscosity breakers in well fracture fluids 137 1993
5,381,864 Well treating methods using particulate blends 148 1993
5,396,957 Well completions with expandable casing portions 266 1994
5,499,678 Coplanar angular jetting head for well perforating 180 1994
5,501,276 Drilling fluid and filter cake removal methods and compositions 60 1994
5,492,178 Well treating methods and devices using particulate blends 122 1994
5,591,700 Fracturing fluid with encapsulated breaker 153 1994
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2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 19 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 19 2009
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5,979,557 Methods for limiting the inflow of formation water and for stimulating subterranean formations 239 1997
6,242,390 Cleanup additive 158 1998
6,599,863 Fracturing process and composition 237 1999
6,569,814 Fluids and techniques for hydrocarbon well completion 160 2000
6,534,449 Removal of wellbore residues 61 2000
6,450,260 Sand consolidation with flexible gel system 98 2000
6,840,318 Method for treating subterranean formation 56 2002
6,837,309 Methods and fluid compositions designed to cause tip screenouts 96 2002
6,978,838 Method for removing filter cake from injection wells 49 2003
6,883,608 Gravel packing method 62 2003
7,265,079 Self-destructing filter cake 67 2003
7,166,560 Generating Acid Downhole in Acid Fracturing 66 2003
7,066,260 Dissolving filter cake 49 2003
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BJ SERVICES COMPANY (10)
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M-I L.L.C. (6)
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7,829,507 Subterranean treatment fluids comprising a degradable bridging agent and methods of treating subterranean formations 4 2003
7,648,946 Methods of degrading filter cakes in subterranean formations 6 2004
8,030,249 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 1 2005
7,662,753 Degradable surfactants and methods for use 2 2005
7,608,567 Degradable surfactants and methods for use 14 2005
7,640,985 Methods of directional drilling and forming kickoff plugs using self-degrading cement in subterranean well bores 0 2005
7,637,319 Kickoff plugs comprising a self-degrading cement in subterranean well bores 0 2005
7,595,280 Delayed tackifying compositions and associated methods involving controlling particulate migration 12 2005
7,677,315 Degradable surfactants and methods for use 2 2005
7,608,566 Degradable particulates as friction reducers for the flow of solid particulates and associated methods of use 12 2006
7,598,208 Filter cake degradation compositions and methods of use in subterranean operations 13 2006
7,686,080 Acid-generating fluid loss control additives and associated methods 1 2006
7,674,753 Treatment fluids and methods of forming degradable filter cakes comprising aliphatic polyester and their use in subterranean formations 0 2006
8,329,621 Degradable particulates and associated methods 0 2007
7,727,937 Acidic treatment fluids comprising xanthan and associated methods 1 2007
8,598,092 Methods of preparing degradable materials and methods of use in subterranean formations 0 2007
7,833,944 Methods and compositions using crosslinked aliphatic polyesters in well bore applications 5 2009
7,795,186 Fluid-loss control pills comprising breakers that comprise orthoesters and/or poly(orthoesters) and methods of use 0 2009
8,082,992 Methods of fluid-controlled geometry stimulation 0 2009
8,030,251 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 0 2010
 
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (3)
8,141,637 Manipulation of flow underground 0 2009
8,459,353 Delivery of particulate material below ground 0 2010
8,448,706 Delivery of particulate material below ground 0 2010
 
ETHICON, INC. (1)
7,932,305 Viscous α-cyanoacrylate compositions 0 2008

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