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1. (WO2017171811) ENHANCING PROPPANT PERFORMANCE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/171811    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/025391
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C09K 8/80
E21B 43/267
Applicants: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
Inventors: MONTALVO, Janette Cortez
VO, Loan
LARSEN, Travis Hope
SINGH, Dipti
NGUYEN, Philip D.
Title: ENHANCING PROPPANT PERFORMANCE
Abstract:
A variety of systems, methods and compositions are disclosed, including, in one method, a method may comprise providing a concentrated proppant slurry comprising a slurry fluid and a proppant, preparing a fracturing fluid by combining components comprising the concentrated proppant slurry, a carrier fluid, and a dispersing agent, and introducing the fracturing fluid through a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation at an injection rate and pressure that is at or above the fracture gradient of the subterranean formation.