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1. (WO2018144659) NANOSILICA DISPERSION LOST CIRCULATION MATERIAL (LCM)

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144659    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/016331
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 02 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: C09K 8/504
Applicants: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
ARAMCO SERVICES COMPANY
Inventors: WAGLE, Vikrant
AL-YAMI, Abdullah
AL-HARETH, Nassar
Title: NANOSILICA DISPERSION LOST CIRCULATION MATERIAL (LCM)
Abstract:
A lost circulation material (LCM) is provided having an acidic nanosilica dispersion. The nanosilica dispersion of the LCM may form a gelled solid after interaction with a formation over a period. Methods of lost circulation control using LCMs are also provided.