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1. (WO2017200373) SHALE STABILIZATION FLUIDS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/200373    International Application No.:    PCT/MY2016/000030
Publication Date: Fri Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri May 20 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C09K 8/504
C09K 8/506
Applicants: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
SCHLUMBERGER CANADA LIMITED
SERVICES PETROLIERS SCHLUMBERGER
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY B.V.
Inventors: FU, Diankui
KALININ, Daniel
GOH, Soo Hui
LING, Kong Teng
Title: SHALE STABILIZATION FLUIDS
Abstract:
A method for treating a subterranean formation containing shale is disclosed including introducing to the subterranean formation a shale stabilizer, a surfactant, and a triggering agent simultaneously with or prior to introducing an alkali silicate to the subterranean formation, and allowing the alkali silicate and triggering agent to react to form a reaction product. Coating the surface of at least a portion of the shale with the reaction product is also disclosed.