[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009359  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141498
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:12/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2010-17418

[22] Filing Date:21/12/2010

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.

[72] Inventors:1- Yuming Xie،2- Dilip K. Chatterjee،3- Christopher E. Coker،4- Christopher Y. Fang

[73] Owner: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC., 10200 Bellaire Boulevard, Texas 77072, Houston, USA

[74] Agent: Abu-Gazaleh Intellectual Property L.L.C




Int. Cl.: B32B 17/02 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 2007/0166541 Al (SMITH et al) 19 July 2007
-US 4,654,266 A (KACHNIK) 31 March 1987
-US 4,440,866 A (LUNGHOFER et al) 03 April 1984
Examiner: Nouf AlNassban

[57] Abstract: The present invention relates to glass-ceramic proppants which can be used to prop open subterranean formation fractions, as well as other uses. Proppant formulations are further disclosed which use one or more proppants of the present invention. Methods to prop open subterranean formation fractions are further disclosed. In addition, other uses for the proppants of the present invention are further disclosed, as well as methods of making the glass-ceramic proppants.
No. of claims: 76     No. of figures: 4


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