US Patent No: 7,493,957

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Methods for controlling water and sand production in subterranean wells

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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, TX3872

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dalrymple, Eldon D Duncan, OK 76 990
Eoff, Larry S Duncan, OK 173 2932
Nguyen, Philip D Duncan, OK 479 10301
Sierra, Leopoldo Houston, TX 14 114

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. (8)
7,934,557 Methods of completing wells for controlling water and particulate production 1 2007
8,962,535 Methods of diverting chelating agents in subterranean treatments 0 2009
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8,207,096 Compressible packer fluids and methods of making and using same 0 2009
* 8,875,786 Methods and compositions for sand control in injection wells 0 2010
* 2011/0232,906 Methods and Compositions for Sand Control in Injection Wells 2 2010
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