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, TX3716

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McMechan, David Duncan, OK 16 230
Todd, Bradley L Duncan, OK 226 4139
Welton, Thomas D Duncan, OK 207 1440

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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 137 1996
5,787,986 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 161 1996
5,765,642 Subterranean formation fracturing methods 222 1996
5,839,510 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 169 1997
5,833,000 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 259 1997
5,791,415 Stimulating wells in unconsolidated formations 144 1997
5,723,416 Well servicing fluid for trenchless directional drilling 42 1997
5,775,425 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 185 1997
5,924,488 Methods of preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 163 1997
5,908,073 Preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 193 1997
5,921,317 Coating well proppant with hardenable resin-fiber composites 110 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 250 1998
5,871,049 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 158 1998
6,024,170 Methods of treating subterranean formation using borate cross-linking compositions 142 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 57 1998
6,047,772 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 234 1998
6,209,646 Controlling the release of chemical additives in well treating fluids 227 1999
6,214,773 High temperature, low residue well treating fluids and methods 147 1999
6,311,773 Resin composition and methods of consolidating particulate solids in wells with or without closure pressure 191 2000
* 6,209,643 Method of controlling particulate flowback in subterranean wells and introducing treatment chemicals 194 2000
6,357,527 Encapsulated breakers and method for use in treating subterranean formations 149 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 148 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 156 2001
6,330,917 Resilient well cement compositions and methods 147 2001
6,488,091 Subterranean formation treating fluid concentrates, treating fluids and methods 191 2001
6,488,763 Light weight high temperature well cement compositions and methods 246 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 52 2002
6,691,780 Tracking of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 57 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 200 2002
6,554,071 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 193 2002
6,742,590 Methods of treating subterranean formations using solid particles and other larger solid materials 33 2002
6,896,058 Methods of introducing treating fluids into subterranean producing zones 75 2002
6,877,563 Methods of drilling and completing well bores 47 2003
6,764,981 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized chitosan-based compound 92 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 54 2003
6,904,971 Cement compositions with improved corrosion resistance and methods of cementing in subterranean formations 112 2003
6,681,856 Methods of cementing in subterranean zones penetrated by well bores using biodegradable dispersants 139 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 42 2003
7,036,587 Methods of diverting treating fluids in subterranean zones and degradable diverting materials 87 2003
7,044,220 Compositions and methods for improving proppant pack permeability and fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 83 2003
7,044,224 Permeable cement and methods of fracturing utilizing permeable cement in subterranean well bores 56 2003
7,066,258 Reduced-density proppants and methods of using reduced-density proppants to enhance their transport in well bores and fractures 96 2003
2005/0028,976 Compositions and methods for controlling the release of chemicals placed on particulates 102 2003
7,080,688 Compositions and methods for degrading filter cake 78 2003
7,276,466 Compositions and methods for reducing the viscosity of a fluid 27 2003
7,040,403 Methods for controlling migration of particulates in a subterranean formation 44 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 35 2003
2005/0059,557 Subterranean treatment fluids and methods of treating subterranean formations 51 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 73 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 64 2003
7,140,438 Orthoester compositions and methods of use in subterranean applications 51 2004
7,096,947 Fluid loss control additives for use in fracturing subterranean formations 44 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 72 2004
7,204,312 Compositions and methods for the delivery of chemical components in subterranean well bores 66 2004
2005/0183,741 Methods of cleaning and cutting using jetted fluids 48 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 56 2004
7,147,067 Zeolite-containing drilling fluids 42 2004
7,172,022 Cement compositions containing degradable materials and methods of cementing in subterranean formations 67 2004
7,093,664 One-time use composite tool formed of fibers and a biodegradable resin 90 2004
2005/0059,556 Treatment fluids and methods of use in subterranean formations 49 2004
* 7,131,491 Aqueous-based tackifier fluids and methods of use 107 2004
* 2005/0277,554 Aqueous tackifier and methods of controlling particulates 102 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 44 2004
2006/0032,633 Methods and compositions for carrier fluids comprising water-absorbent fibers 65 2004
7,322,412 Casing shoes and methods of reverse-circulation cementing of casing 98 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 84 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 60 2004
* 7,093,658 Foamed treatment fluids, foaming additives, and associated methods 34 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 45 2004
7,261,157 Methods of controlling particulate segregation in slurries 18 2004
* 2006/0118,300 Methods for improving low-quality proppant and method of using low-quality proppant in subterranean operations 19 2004
2006/0169,182 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 44 2005
7,267,170 Self-degrading fibers and associated methods of use and manufacture 52 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 42 2005
2005/0130,848 Compositions and methods for improving fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 67 2005
2006/0169,450 Degradable particulate generation and associated methods 40 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 22 2005
7,216,705 Methods of placing treatment chemicals 33 2005
2006/0185,848 Fracturing fluids comprising degradable diverting agents and methods of use in subterranean formations 62 2005
7,261,156 Methods using particulates coated with treatment chemical partitioning agents 67 2005
7,264,051 Methods of using partitioned, coated particulates 68 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 41 2005
2007/0042,912 Delayed tackifying compositions and associated methods involving controlling particulate migration 36 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 118 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 112 1991
5,095,987 Method of forming and using high density particulate slurries for well completion 94 1991
5,249,627 Method for stimulating methane production from coal seams 68 1992
5,249,628 Horizontal well completions 174 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 46 1992
5,304,620 Method of crosslinking cellulose and guar derivatives for treating subterranean formations 82 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 234 1993
5,325,923 Well completions with expandable casing portions 266 1993
5,386,874 Perphosphate viscosity breakers in well fracture fluids 137 1993
5,381,864 Well treating methods using particulate blends 151 1993
5,396,957 Well completions with expandable casing portions 274 1994
5,499,678 Coplanar angular jetting head for well perforating 188 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 154 1994
5,604,186 Encapsulated enzyme breaker and method for use in treating subterranean formations 156 1995
5,501,274 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 75 1995
5,582,249 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 135 1995
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (20)
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
2009/0132,648 CONTENT DELIVERY AND GLOBAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NETWORK SYSTEM 26 2009
 
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (15)
6,172,011 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 181 1996
5,979,557 Methods for limiting the inflow of formation water and for stimulating subterranean formations 256 1997
6,242,390 Cleanup additive 158 1998
6,599,863 Fracturing process and composition 244 1999
6,569,814 Fluids and techniques for hydrocarbon well completion 162 2000
6,534,449 Removal of wellbore residues 63 2000
6,450,260 Sand consolidation with flexible gel system 98 2000
6,840,318 Method for treating subterranean formation 60 2002
6,837,309 Methods and fluid compositions designed to cause tip screenouts 98 2002
6,978,838 Method for removing filter cake from injection wells 54 2003
6,883,608 Gravel packing method 64 2003
7,265,079 Self-destructing filter cake 72 2003
7,166,560 Generating Acid Downhole in Acid Fracturing 74 2003
7,066,260 Dissolving filter cake 51 2003
7,219,731 Degradable additive for viscoelastic surfactant based fluid systems 67 2005
 
BJ SERVICES COMPANY (10)
5,497,830 Coated breaker for crosslinked acid 139 1995
5,613,558 Method for controlling the set time of cement 60 1995
6,110,875 Methods and materials for degrading xanthan 67 1997
6,169,058 Compositions and methods for hydraulic fracturing 245 1997
6,302,209 Surfactant compositions and uses therefor 96 1998
6,509,301 Well treatment fluids and methods for the use thereof 99 2000
6,508,305 Compositions and methods for cementing using elastic particles 300 2000
6,439,309 Compositions and methods for controlling particulate movement in wellbores and subterranean formations 155 2000
6,793,018 Fracturing using gel with ester delayed breaking 117 2002
6,983,801 Well treatment fluid compositions and methods for their use 62 2004
 
CARGILL, INCORPORATED (10)
5,142,023 Continuous process for manufacture of lactide polymers with controlled optical purity 204 1992
5,247,059 Continuous process for the manufacture of a purified lactide from esters of lactic acid 162 1992
5,475,080 Paper having a melt-stable lactide polymer coating and process for manufacture thereof 220 1993
5,359,026 Poly(lactide) copolymer and process for manufacture thereof 180 1993
5,484,881 Melt-stable amorphous lactide polymer film and process for manufacturing thereof 182 1993
5,536,807 Melt-stable semi-crystalline lactide polymer film and process for manufacture thereof 158 1993
6,326,458 Continuous process for the manufacture of lactide and lactide polymers 157 1993
5,594,095 Viscosity-modified lactide polymer composition and process for manufacture thereof 163 1994
5,849,401 Compostable multilayer structures, methods for manufacture, and articles prepared therefrom 174 1996
6,485,947 Production of lactate using crabtree negative organisms in varying culture conditions 168 2000
 
M-I L.L.C. (6)
6,308,788 Conductive medium for openhole logging and logging while drilling 44 2000
6,818,594 Method for the triggered release of polymer-degrading agents for oil field use 69 2000
6,861,394 Internal breaker 36 2001
6,817,414 Acid coated sand for gravel pack and filter cake clean-up 90 2002
6,959,767 Remediation treatment of sustained casing pressures (SCP) in wells with top down surface injection of fluids and additives 36 2003
7,132,389 Acid-coated sand for gravel pack and filter cake clean-up 21 2004
 
MASI TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. (6)
5,916,849 Polysaccharide-containing well drilling and servicing fluids 49 1998
6,123,159 Aphron-containing well drilling and servicing fluids of enhanced stability 78 1998
5,977,030 Method of increasing the LSRV of aqueous fluids and oil-in-water emulsions prepared thereby 54 1999
6,148,917 Method of releasing stuck pipe or tools and spotting fluids therefor 83 1999
6,422,326 Aphron-containing well drilling and servicing fluids of enhanced stability 56 2000
6,716,797 Aphron-containing well drilling and servicing fluids 44 2001
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (5)
4,715,967 Composition and method for temporarily reducing permeability of subterranean formations 154 1985
4,848,467 Formation fracturing process 183 1988
4,986,353 Placement process for oil field chemicals 157 1988
4,986,354 Composition and placement process for oil field chemicals 179 1988
4,957,165 Well treatment process 177 1989
 
Mobil Oil Corporation (5)
4,502,540 Tertiary oil recovery 46 1983
4,793,416 Organic crosslinking of polymers for CO2 flooding profile control 51 1987
5,360,068 Formation fracturing 122 1993
5,402,846 Unique method of hydraulic fracturing 168 1993
5,492,177 Method for consolidating a subterranean formation 60 1994
 
SHELL OIL COMPANY (5)
4,797,262 Downflow fluidized catalytic cracking system 136 1987
5,314,031 Directional drilling plug 41 1992
5,464,060 Universal fluids for drilling and cementing wells 194 1994
5,460,226 Formation fracturing 151 1994
6,260,622 Apparatus and method of injecting treatment fluids into a formation surrounding an underground borehole 125 1998
 
Union Oil Company of California (5)
4,261,421 Method for selectively acidizing the less permeable zones of a high temperature subterranean formation 66 1980
4,267,887 Method for acidizing high temperature subterranean formations 27 1980
5,213,446 Drilling mud disposal technique 54 1991
5,161,615 Method for reducing water production from wells 57 1991
5,203,834 Foamed gels having selective permeability 57 1992
 
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED (4)
5,602,083 Use of sized salts as bridging agent for oil based fluids 40 1995
6,059,034 Formation treatment method using deformable particles 210 1998
6,330,916 Formation treatment method using deformable particles 206 2000
7,205,264 Well treatment method using fluid containing lactic acid or salt thereof 25 2004
 
CONOCO INC. (3)
4,817,721 Reducing the permeability of a rock formation 130 1987
4,886,354 Method and apparatus for measuring crystal formation 124 1988
4,986,355 Process for the preparation of fluid loss additive and gel breaker 181 1989
 
DOWELL SCHLUMBERGER INCORPORATED (3)
4,681,165 Aqueous chemical wash compositions 48 1984
5,330,005 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 294 1993
5,439,055 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 289 1994
 
EXXON PRODUCTION RESEARCH COMPANY (3)
4,387,769 Method for reducing the permeability of subterranean formations 182 1981
4,526,695 Composition for reducing the permeability of subterranean formations 161 1983
4,716,964 Use of degradable ball sealers to seal casing perforations in well treatment fluid diversion 176 1986
 
TECHNISAND, INC. (3)
6,114,410 Proppant containing bondable particles and removable particles 155 1998
6,328,105 Proppant containing bondable particles and removable particles 166 2000
7,049,272 Downhole chemical delivery system for oil and gas wells 63 2002
 
TETRA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
6,131,661 Method for removing filtercake 112 1998
6,143,698 Method for removing filtercake 122 1998
6,886,635 Filter cake removal fluid and method 35 2002
 
TUCC TECHNOLOGY, LLC (3)
5,607,905 Well drilling and servicing fluids which deposit an easily removable filter cake 93 1994
5,783,527 Well drilling and servicing fluids which deposit an easily removable filter cake 87 1996
6,300,286 Divalent cation-containing well drilling and service fluid 43 1999
 
BORDEN CHEMICAL, INC. (2)
4,694,905 Precured coated particulate material 159 1986
4,785,884 Consolidation of partially cured resin coated particulate material 196 1988
 
CARBO CERAMICS INC. (2)
5,964,291 Well treatment 167 1996
5,893,416 Oil well treatment 145 1997
 
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS WATER TREATMENTS LIMITED (2)
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4,777,200 Polymeric compositions and methods of using them 80 1986
 
CLEANSORB LIMITED (2)
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KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (2)
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6,135,987 Synthetic fiber 173 1999
 
Marathon Oil Company (2)
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6,189,615 Application of a stabilized polymer gel to an alkaline treatment region for improved hydrocarbon recovery 141 1998
 
NALCO COMPANY (2)
5,034,139 Polymer composition comprising phosphorous-containing gelling agent and process thereof 63 1989
6,454,003 Composition and method for recovering hydrocarbon fluids from a subterranean reservoir 157 2000
 
Societe Nationale Elf Aquitaine (2)
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5,555,936 Scleroglucan gel applied to the oil industry 36 1995
 
Sunburst Chemicals, Inc. (2)
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The Procter & Gamble Company (2)
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AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
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AMOCO CORPORATION (1)
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ATLANTIC RICHFIELD COMPANY (1)
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Bishop; Phillip W. (1)
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BROWN UNIVERSITY (1)
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ELIOKEM (1)
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Halliburton Services (1)
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NATUREWORKS LLC (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (1)
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YALE UNIVERSITY (1)
6,432,155 Compositions containing phosphate and xanthan gum variants 37 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
6,394,185 Product and process for coating wellbore screens 112 2000
2001/0016,562 Encapsulated breakers, compositions and methods of use 149 2000
6,710,019 Wellbore fluid 139 2001
6,949,491 Method and materials for hydraulic fracturing of wells 86 2002
2003/0130,133 Well treatment fluid 146 2002
7,069,994 Method for hydraulic fracturing with squeeze pressure 37 2004
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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. (20)
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
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7,686,080 Acid-generating fluid loss control additives and associated methods 2 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
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8,598,092 Methods of preparing degradable materials and methods of use in subterranean formations 1 2007
7,833,944 Methods and compositions using crosslinked aliphatic polyesters in well bore applications 8 2009
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