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1. (WO2013119890) COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF WELL BORE TAR

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/119890    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/025252
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 09 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: C09K 8/12
C09K 8/24
C09K 8/524
Applicants: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Inventors: Livanec, Philip Wayne
Perez, Greg Paul
Title: COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF WELL BORE TAR
Abstract:
Of the many compositions and methods provided herein, one method includes a method comprising: contacting tar resident in a well bore with a tar stabilizing polymer comprising at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of a styrene polymer, an acrylate polymer, a styrene-acrylate polymer, and any combination thereof; and allowing the tar stabilizing polymer to interact with the tar to at least partially reduce the tendency of the tar to adhere to a surface.