Halliburton Energy Service, Inc.
|Halliburton Energy Service, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140338913||TREATMENT FLUID CONTAINING A CORROSION INHIBITOR OF A WEAK BASE - A treatment fluid comprising: water; a formate; and a corrosion inhibitor, wherein the corrosion inhibitor is capable of providing: (A) a pH of at least 10; and (B) a corrosion rate equal to or less than 4 mils per year wherein carbon dioxide accounts for at least 100 psi (0.7 MPa) of the total pressure, for a test fluid consisting essentially of: the water; the formate; and the corrosion inhibitor, and in the same proportions as in the treatment fluid, whereas a substantially identical test fluid without the corrosion inhibitor has a pH of less than 10 and a corrosion rate of greater than 4 mils per year under the testing conditions. The treatment fluid can further comprise a scale inhibitor. A method of treating a portion of a well comprises: forming the treatment fluid; and introducing the treatment fluid into the well.||11-20-2014|
|20140033815||RELAXIVITY-INSENSITIVE MEASUREMENT OF FORMATION PERMEABILITY - Systems and methods that provide relaxivity-insensitive permeability logs. At least some logging system embodiments include a logging tool assembly that measures spin-spin relaxation time distributions of formation fluid nuclei at different positions along a borehole. A processor operates on the measurements to provide a permeability log that is relatively insensitive to relaxivity coefficient changes and hence insensitive to changes in formation fluids. Thus, permeability logs will be relatively unaffected by invasion of the borehole fluids into the formation, even if surfactants in the borehole fluid cause large changes in formation wettability. For each position logged within a borehole, the processor may process the measured relaxation time distribution to determine a Swanson parameter value; adjust the Swanson parameter value to reduce dependence on relaxivity; and convert the adjusted value to a permeability measurement. Examples are included below to demonstrate the markedly increased permeability measurement accuracy.||02-06-2014|
|20130113468||METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING LINEAR DISPLACMENT - For some embodiments, a system includes a moveable structure, moveable in at least a linear direction relative to a supporting structure, a magnetic field sensor assembly including a magnetic field sensor, and a magnet, wherein one of the magnet and the magnetic field sensor is coupled to the moveable structure, and wherein the other of the magnet and the magnetic field sensor assembly is coupled to the supporting structure, and wherein the magnetic field sensor assembly is configured to determine the relative position of the magnet to the magnetic field sensor.||05-09-2013|
|20130025869||Thermally Stable, Nonionic Foaming Agent for Foam Fracturing Fluids - A method foamed fracturing may include providing a wellbore that extends into a subterranean formation and introducing a foamed fracturing fluid into the subterranean formation at a pressure sufficient to create or enhance at least one fracture in at least a portion of the subterranean formation. The foamed fracturing fluid may generally include an aqueous base fluid, a sugar derivative foaming agent, and a gas.||01-31-2013|
|20120241172||PIPE CONVEYED EXTENDABLE WELL LOGGING TOOL - A pipe conveyed extendable well logging assembly includes a deployment system for extending and retracting a well logging tool relative to the pipe while downhole. The logging tool may be releasably latched to the pipe, and may include position sensors for position feedback and depth correction.||09-27-2012|
|20120190595||Carboxylic Acid and Oxidizer Clean-Up Compositions and Associated Methods of Use in Subterranean Applications - Methods of reducing the viscosity of a viscosified treatment fluid; providing a clean-up composition comprising a carboxylic acid; a chlorite-based breaker system comprising an alkali metal compound and an activator wherein the activator comprises a metal and an amine. Placing a viscosified treatment fluid in a subterranean formation via a well bore penetrating the subterranean formation; first contacting the viscosified treatment fluid with the chlorite-based breaker; and then contacting the viscosified treatment fluid with the clean-up composition; and, allowing the viscosity of the viscosified treatment fluid to reduce.||07-26-2012|
Patent applications by Halliburton Energy Service, Inc.