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1. (WO2015047301) EXPANDABLE PARTICULATES AND METHODS OF USE AND PREPARATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047301    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/062192
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 28 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: E21B 43/26
E21B 43/14
Applicants: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Inventors: NGUYEN, Philip, D.
OGLE, James, William
ALWATTARI, Ali
VO, Loan, Kim
Title: EXPANDABLE PARTICULATES AND METHODS OF USE AND PREPARATION
Abstract:
Embodiments relate to preparation of expandable particulates and their use in fracturing operations. An embodiment provides a method for treating a subterranean formation comprising: introducing a treatment fluid comprising expandable particulates into the subterranean formation, wherein the expandable particulates each comprise a particulate substrate, a swellable material coating the particulate substrate, and an exterior coating comprising a resin; and depositing at least a portion of the expandable particulates in the subterranean formation.