US Patent No: 7,998,910

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Treatment fluids comprising relative permeability modifiers and methods of use

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Treatment fluids for and methods of treating subterranean formations are provided. In certain embodiments, a method is provided comprising providing a treatment fluid comprising a relative permeability modifier, a delayed filter cake breaker, and a carrier fluid, contacting at least a portion of a filter cake in a subterranean formation with the treatment fluid, and removing at least a portion of the filter cake.

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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.HOUSTON, TX4112

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Todd, Bradley L Duncan, OK 221 4036

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HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. (132)
5,990,052 Foamed fracturing fluid 54 1996
5,765,642 Subterranean formation fracturing methods 218 1996
5,833,000 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 251 1997
5,791,415 Stimulating wells in unconsolidated formations 144 1997
5,924,488 Methods of preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 163 1997
5,908,073 Preventing well fracture proppant flow-back 188 1997
5,944,106 Well treating fluids and methods 66 1997
5,909,774 Synthetic oil-water emulsion drill-in fluid cleanup methods 41 1997
6,070,664 Well treating fluids and methods 56 1998
5,853,048 Control of fine particulate flowback in subterranean wells 242 1998
6,024,170 Methods of treating subterranean formation using borate cross-linking compositions 141 1998
6,047,772 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 229 1998
6,187,839 Methods of sealing compositions and methods 101 1999
6,209,646 Controlling the release of chemical additives in well treating fluids 225 1999
6,283,210 Proactive conformance for oil or gas wells 39 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 189 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
6,444,316 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 74 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
6,476,169 Methods of reducing subterranean formation water permeability 54 2000
6,364,016 Methods of reducing the water permeability of subterranean formations 42 2000
6,607,035 Preventing flow through subterranean zones 46 2000
6,390,195 Methods and compositions for forming permeable cement sand screens in well bores 147 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
6,543,276 Oil well bore hole filter cake breaker fluid test apparatus and method 12 2001
6,488,763 Light weight high temperature well cement compositions and methods 244 2001
6,497,283 Well cement additives, compositions and methods 73 2001
6,626,241 Method of frac packing through existing gravel packed screens 86 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
6,767,867 Methods of treating subterranean zones penetrated by well bores 69 2002
6,527,051 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 199 2002
6,554,071 Encapsulated chemicals for use in controlled time release applications and methods 192 2002
7,091,159 Compositions for and methods of stabilizing subterranean formations containing clays 28 2002
6,896,058 Methods of introducing treating fluids into subterranean producing zones 74 2002
6,743,288 Well cement additives, compositions and methods 53 2002
6,846,420 Process for removing oil from solid materials recovered from a well bore 30 2002
6,877,563 Methods of drilling and completing well bores 45 2003
7,220,708 Drilling fluid component 25 2003
6,983,798 Methods and fluid compositions for depositing and removing filter cake in a well bore 14 2003
6,924,254 Viscous well treating fluids and methods 10 2003
6,764,981 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized chitosan-based compound 90 2003
6,981,552 Well treatment fluid and methods with oxidized polysaccharide-based polymers 69 2003
6,918,445 Methods and compositions for treating subterranean zones using environmentally safe polymer breakers 17 2003
6,681,856 Methods of cementing in subterranean zones penetrated by well bores using biodegradable dispersants 139 2003
2004/0229,756 Method for stimulating hydrocarbon production and reducing the production of water from a subterranean formation 39 2003
6,978,836 Methods for controlling water and particulate production 70 2003
7,036,587 Methods of diverting treating fluids in subterranean zones and degradable diverting materials 86 2003
7,182,136 Methods of reducing water permeability for acidizing a subterranean formation 23 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
7,001,872 Subterranean formation treating fluid and methods of fracturing subterranean formations 44 2003
7,195,071 Enzyme compositions and methods of using these compositions to degrade succinoglycan 1 2003
2005/0028,976 Compositions and methods for controlling the release of chemicals placed on particulates 101 2003
7,036,589 Methods for fracturing stimulation 42 2003
7,080,688 Compositions and methods for degrading filter cake 78 2003
7,021,383 Subterranean treatment fluids and methods of using these fluids to stimulate subterranean formations 36 2003
7,276,466 Compositions and methods for reducing the viscosity of a fluid 27 2003
6,997,259 Methods for forming a permeable and stable mass in a subterranean formation 62 2003
7,036,588 Treatment fluids comprising starch and ceramic particulate bridging agents and methods of using these fluids to provide fluid loss control 12 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
7,159,658 Methods and compositions for treating subterranean zones 8 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 72 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 63 2003
7,140,438 Orthoester compositions and methods of use in subterranean applications 50 2004
2004/0229,757 Methods and compositions for reducing the production of water and stimulating hydrocarbon production from a subterranean formation 32 2004
2005/0164,894 Methods and compositions for the diversion of aqueous injection fluids in injection operations 16 2004
7,036,586 Methods of cementing in subterranean formations using crack resistant cement compositions 65 2004
7,036,590 Two stage subterranean zone fracturing fluids and methods 20 2004
7,159,656 Methods of reducing the permeabilities of horizontal well bore sections 62 2004
2005/0183,741 Methods of cleaning and cutting using jetted fluids 47 2004
7,093,664 One-time use composite tool formed of fibers and a biodegradable resin 88 2004
2005/0155,796 Permeability-modifying drilling fluids and methods of use 26 2004
7,114,568 Hydrophobically modified polymers for a well completion spacer fluid 22 2004
2005/0059,556 Treatment fluids and methods of use in subterranean formations 49 2004
2004/0220,058 Compositions and methods of stabilizing subterranean formations containing reactive shales 34 2004
2005/0277,554 Aqueous tackifier and methods of controlling particulates 99 2004
7,216,707 Cement compositions with improved fluid loss characteristics and methods of cementing using such cement compositions 23 2004
7,117,942 Methods useful for controlling fluid loss during sand control operations 42 2004
7,207,387 Methods and compositions for use with spacer fluids used in subterranean well bores 35 2004
2006/0016,596 Treatment fluids and methods of use in subterranean formations 50 2004
2006/0032,633 Methods and compositions for carrier fluids comprising water-absorbent fibers 65 2004
2006/0046,938 Methods and compositions for delinking crosslinked fluids 44 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
7,273,099 Methods of stimulating a subterranean formation comprising multiple production intervals 68 2004
2006/0169,182 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 43 2005
2006/0172,893 Methods and compositions relating to the hydrolysis of water-hydrolysable materials 44 2005
2005/0130,848 Compositions and methods for improving fracture conductivity in a subterranean well 66 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
2005/0137,094 Subterranean formation treatment fluids and methods of using such fluids 14 2005
7,216,705 Methods of placing treatment chemicals 31 2005
2006/0185,848 Fracturing fluids comprising degradable diverting agents and methods of use in subterranean formations 59 2005
2005/0199,396 Methods useful for controlling fluid loss in subterranean treatments 24 2005
2005/0194,140 Methods useful for diverting aqueous fluids in subterranean operations 41 2005
2007/0012,445 Methods for controlling water and sand production in subterranean wells 41 2005
2005/0261,137 Methods and fluid compositions for depositing and removing filter cake in a well bore 1 2005
2007/0049,501 Fluid-loss control pills comprising breakers that comprise orthoesters and/or poly(orthoesters) and methods of use 24 2005
7,398,825 Methods of controlling sand and water production in subterranean zones 40 2005
2007/0114,032 Methods of consolidating unconsolidated particulates in subterranean formations 33 2005
2007/0123,433 Treatment fluids and methods using zeolite and a delayed release acid for treating a subterranean formation 4 2005
7,211,548 Treatment fluids comprising starch and ceramic particulate bridging agents and methods of using these fluids to provide fluid loss control 7 2006
7,431,088 Methods of controlled acidization in a wellbore 4 2006
2007/0173,416 Well treatment compositions for use in acidizing a well 7 2006
2006/0137,875 Methods useful for controlling fluid loss in subterranean formations 48 2006
2006/0205,608 Filter cake degradation compositions and methods of use in subterranean operations 23 2006
2006/0234,874 Methods and compositions for reducing the production of water and stimulating hydrocarbon production from a subterranean formation 34 2006
2006/0240,994 Methods and compositions for reducing the production of water and stimulating hydrocarbon production from a subterranean formation 31 2006
2006/0283,592 Method useful for controlling fluid loss in subterranean formations 61 2006
2006/0266,522 Methods useful for controlling fluid loss during sand control operations 45 2006
2006/0283,597 Methods of degrading filter cakes in a subterranean formation 40 2006
2008/0070,805 Drill-in fluids and associated methods 19 2006
2008/0070,807 Drill-in fluids and associated methods 20 2006
2008/0070,808 Drill-in fluids and associated methods 20 2006
2007/0029,087 Methods for controlling water and sand production in subterranean wells 20 2006
2008/0139,415 Acid-generating fluid loss control additives and associated methods 21 2006
2008/0139,411 Methods of treating subterranean formations using hydrophobically modified polymers and compositions of the same 19 2006
2007/0111,898 Methods and compositions for treating subterranean zones 2 2007
2008/0173,448 Methods for treating intervals of a subterranean formation having variable permeability 18 2007
2008/0173,451 Methods for increasing gas production from a subterranean formation 8 2007
2008/0194,430 Treatment fluids comprising diutan and associated methods 8 2007
2008/0196,897 Methods of completing wells for controlling water and particulate production 17 2007
2007/0281,868 Acidic treatment fluids comprising xanthan and associated methods 34 2007
2008/0110,624 Methods for controlling water and particulate production in subterranean wells 26 2008
 
HALLIBURTON COMPANY (33)
4,462,718 Oil well treating method and composition 59 1978
4,366,071 Oil well treating method and composition 80 1980
4,366,072 Oil well treating method and composition 62 1980
4,366,073 Oil well treating method and composition 55 1980
4,366,074 Oil well treating method and composition 77 1980
4,374,739 Oil well treating method and composition 66 1980
4,395,340 Enhanced oil recovery methods and systems 39 1981
4,401,789 Enhanced oil recovery methods and systems 38 1981
4,439,334 Enhanced oil recovery methods and systems 38 1981
4,460,627 Polymeric well treating method 77 1982
4,532,052 Polymeric well treating method 138 1982
4,470,915 Method and compositions for fracturing subterranean formations 167 1982
4,554,081 High density well drilling, completion and workover brines, fluid loss reducing additives therefor and methods of use 72 1984
4,536,303 Methods of minimizing fines migration in subterranean formations 41 1984
4,563,292 Methods for stabilizing fines contained in subterranean formations 40 1984
4,536,305 Methods for stabilizing swelling clays or migrating fines in subterranean formations 48 1984
4,693,639 Clay stabilizing agent preparation and use 45 1986
4,828,726 Stabilizing clayey formations 64 1987
4,961,466 Method for effecting controlled break in polysaccharide gels 152 1989
5,097,904 Method for clay stabilization with quaternary amines 62 1991
5,146,986 Methods of reducing the water permeability of water and oil producing subterranean formations 50 1991
5,211,234 Horizontal well completion methods 99 1992
5,249,628 Horizontal well completions 174 1992
5,295,542 Well gravel packing methods 126 1992
5,271,466 Subterranean formation treating with dual delayed crosslinking gelled fluids 59 1992
5,363,916 Method of gravel packing a well 150 1993
5,373,901 Encapsulated breakers and method for use in treating subterranean formations 232 1993
5,325,923 Well completions with expandable casing portions 263 1993
5,386,874 Perphosphate viscosity breakers in well fracture fluids 137 1993
5,396,957 Well completions with expandable casing portions 269 1994
5,499,678 Coplanar angular jetting head for well perforating 184 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
 
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (25)
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
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 (13)
5,681,796 Borate crosslinked fracturing fluid and method 33 1994
6,172,011 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 181 1996
5,704,426 Zonal isolation method and apparatus 48 1996
5,979,557 Methods for limiting the inflow of formation water and for stimulating subterranean formations 246 1997
6,242,390 Cleanup additive 158 1998
6,194,356 Gelling composition for wellbore service fluids 65 1998
6,599,863 Fracturing process and composition 243 1999
6,569,814 Fluids and techniques for hydrocarbon well completion 161 2000
6,803,348 Hydrophobically modified polymers for water control 37 2000
6,637,517 Compositions containing aqueous viscosifying surfactants and methods for applying such compositions in subterranean formations 63 2002
7,008,908 Selective stimulation with selective water reduction 23 2002
7,081,439 Methods for controlling the fluid loss properties of viscoelastic surfactant based fluids 73 2003
2009/0203,555 Use of Relative Permeability Modifiers in Treating Subterranean Formations 3 2008
 
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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 178 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 157 1993
6,326,458 Continuous process for the manufacture of lactide and lactide polymers 155 1993
5,594,095 Viscosity-modified lactide polymer composition and process for manufacture thereof 161 1994
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6,485,947 Production of lactate using crabtree negative organisms in varying culture conditions 164 2000
 
BJ SERVICES COMPANY (8)
5,497,830 Coated breaker for crosslinked acid 138 1995
5,735,349 Compositions and methods for modifying the permeability of subterranean formations 85 1996
6,169,058 Compositions and methods for hydraulic fracturing 239 1997
6,509,301 Well treatment fluids and methods for the use thereof 98 2000
6,508,305 Compositions and methods for cementing using elastic particles 296 2000
6,793,018 Fracturing using gel with ester delayed breaking 111 2002
6,767,869 Well service fluid and method of making and using the same 56 2002
6,983,801 Well treatment fluid compositions and methods for their use 62 2004
 
M-I L.L.C. (7)
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5,637,556 Process and water-base fluid for controlling the dispersion of solids application to drilling 44 1995
5,728,653 Method for inhibiting reactive argillaceous formations and use thereof in a drilling fluid 33 1995
5,669,456 Process and water-base fluid utilizing hydrophobically modified cellulose derivatives as filtrate reducers 41 1996
5,972,848 Method for inhibiting reactive argillaceous formations and use thereof in a drilling fluid 31 1996
6,884,760 Water based wellbore fluids 26 2002
6,817,414 Acid coated sand for gravel pack and filter cake clean-up 90 2002
 
NALCO COMPANY (6)
5,342,530 Clay stabilizer 78 1992
5,643,460 Method for separating oil from water in petroleum production 29 1995
6,454,003 Composition and method for recovering hydrocarbon fluids from a subterranean reservoir 156 2000
6,627,719 Cationic latex terpolymers for sludge dewatering 30 2001
6,569,983 Method and composition for recovering hydrocarbon fluids from a subterranean reservoir 40 2001
6,787,506 Use of dispersion polymers as friction reducers in aqueous fracturing fluids 45 2002
 
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4,848,467 Formation fracturing process 181 1988
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4,986,354 Composition and placement process for oil field chemicals 178 1988
4,957,165 Well treatment process 175 1989
 
SHELL OIL COMPANY (5)
4,797,262 Downflow fluidized catalytic cracking system 136 1987
5,248,665 Drilling fluids comprising polycyclic polyether polyol 32 1991
5,464,060 Universal fluids for drilling and cementing wells 192 1994
5,460,226 Formation fracturing 151 1994
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VENTURE CHEMICALS, INC. (5)
4,956,104 Organophilic polymers 27 1989
6,358,889 Viscosified aqueous chitosan-containing well drilling and servicing fluids 34 2001
6,562,762 Method of and composition for reducing the loss of fluid during well drilling, completion or workover operations 25 2001
6,656,885 Anhydride-modified chitosan, method of preparation thereof, and fluids containing same 20 2002
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6,855,672 Copolymers useful for gelling acids 27 2001
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4,730,028 Process for preparing hydrophobically associating terpolymers containing sulfonate functionality 39 1986
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4,886,354 Method and apparatus for measuring crystal formation 124 1988
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5,439,055 Control of particulate flowback in subterranean wells 284 1994
5,445,223 Delayed borate crosslinked fracturing fluid having increased temperature range 40 1994
 
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4,526,695 Composition for reducing the permeability of subterranean formations 161 1983
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Marathon Oil Company (3)
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Mobil Oil Corporation (3)
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Union Oil Company of California (3)
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5,051,197 Scale removal treatment 26 1990
5,244,042 Lanthanide-crosslinked polymers for subterranean injection 36 1992
 
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4,785,884 Consolidation of partially cured resin coated particulate material 196 1988
 
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CLEANSORB LIMITED (2)
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