Methods for controlling water and sand production in subterranean wells

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7493957
APP PUB NO 20070012445A1
SERIAL NO

11183028

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Methods for stabilizing unconsolidated or weakly consolidated portions of a subterranean formation and controlling the production of water in those portions include introducing a consolidating agent into the subterranean formation so as to transform a portion of the subterranean formation surrounding the well bore into a consolidated region; and introducing a relative permeability modifier fluid into the subterranean formation so as to penetrate at least a portion of the consolidated region. Fracturing steps may be used to reconnect the well bore to portions of the formation (e.g., formation reservoirs) in certain embodiments. Optionally, preflush fluids, after-flush fluids, and shutting-in periods may be used as desired.

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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.HOUSTON, TX5277

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dalrymple, Eldon D Duncan , US 43 1271
Eoff, Larry S Duncan , US 112 3832
Nguyen, Philip D Duncan , US 374 12986
Sierra, Leopoldo Houston , US 11 139

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