[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0007650  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 30/Apr /2018                48/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/126499
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:25/Apr/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2014-26426

[22] Filing Date:12/2/2014

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
19/2/2013
13/770,029

[72] Inventors:1- JAMISON, Dale E.،2- SAVARI, Sharath

[73] Owner: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc, 10200 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston 77072 , Texas, USA

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

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: E21B 21/08; E21B 43/22, 49/00 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 7645725 B2 (WEAVER et al.) 12 January 2010
-US 20100263870 A1 (WILLBERG et al.) 21 October 2010

 
Examiner: Eng. Imad A. AlAhaidib

[54] METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS WITH INTERLOCKING LOST CIRCULATION MATERIALS
[57] Abstract: The present invention provides for methods of treating a fluid loss zone in a wellbore in a subterranean formation including providing interlocking notched particulates having an outer face comprising at least one notch therethrough; wherein the at least one notch has a shape and an inner perimeter value; providing interlocking protruding particulates having an outer perimeter portion that protrudes in an approximate equivalent to the shape and value of the inner perimeter of the at least one notch; introducing the interlocking protruding particulates and the interlocking notched particulates into the wellbore in the subterranean formation; interlocking the interlocking protruding particulates and the interlocking notched particulates through the at least one notch to form an interlocking network of at least one interlocking protruding particulate and at least one interlocking notched particulate; sealing at least a portion of the fluid loss zone.
No. of claims: 20     No. of figures: 3


 

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