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Inventor:
Halliday; William S.
Address:
Cypress, TX
No. of patents:
10
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7393813 Water-based drilling fluids using latex additives July 1, 2008
A water-based drilling fluid having a polymer latex capable of providing a deformable latex film on at least a portion of a subterranean formation has been discovered to provide reduced drilling fluid pressure invasion when used to drill in shale formations for hydrocarbon recovery o
7271131 Fluid loss control and sealing agent for drilling depleted sand formations September 18, 2007
An oil-based drilling fluid having a polymer latex capable of providing a deformable latex film on at least a portion of a subterranean sand formation has been discovered to inhibit or control fluid loss and act as a sealing agent when used to drill in sand formations for hydrocarbon
7087555 Drilling fluids comprising sized graphite particles August 8, 2006
Drilling fluid systems, graphite particle mixtures, and methods for use thereof including: (a) drilling fluid systems having effective rheology and lubricity properties comprising a suspension of graphite particles having a particle size distribution sufficient to permit greater than 65
6790812 Acid soluble, high fluid loss pill for lost circulation September 14, 2004
High fluid loss acid soluble lost circulation material and spotting pill comprising the lost circulation material. The spotting pill preferably is weighted to a density substantially the same as the drilling fluid used to treat the formation.
6635604 Low molecular weight water soluble organic compounds as crystallization point suppressants in br October 21, 2003
A brine for use during drilling operations, preferably a completion brine, comprising an amount of a low molecular weight water-soluble organic compound effective to reduce the crystallization point of the brine. The low molecular weight water soluble organic compound can be a variety of
6165945 Blends of glycol derivatives as gas hydrate inhibitors in water base drilling, drill-in, and com December 26, 2000
A drilling, drill-in, or completion fluid comprising water as a continuous phase, said continuous phase comprising a gas hydrate inhibiting amount of a blend comprising an ethylene glycol derivative and a propylene glycol derivative. The propylene glycol derivative is present in an amoun
6080704 Glycols as gas hydrate inhibitors in drilling, drill-in, and completion fluids June 27, 2000
The present invention provides a method for suppressing the formation of hydrates during drilling operations under conditions that are conducive to hydrate formation comprising using a water based fluid selected from the group consisting of a drilling, a drill-in, and a completion fluid,
5851958 Olefins and lubricants, rate of penetration enhancers, and spotting fluid additives for water-ba December 22, 1998
The present invention provides drilling fluid additives for water-based drilling muds comprising olefins having the following general structure:wherein n is between about 8-30; x is the number of carbon-carbon double bonds in said olefins; x is between about 1-n/2; and, said olefins comp
5837655 Purified paraffins as lubricants, rate of penetration enhancers, and spotting fluid additives fo November 17, 1998
The present invention provides non-toxic, biodegradable purified paraffins which may be used as lubricants, rate of penetration enhancers, and/or spotting fluids for water-based drilling muds. When used as a spotting fluid additive, the paraffin isomers preferably are supplemented with
5605879 Olefin isomers as lubricants, rate of penetration enhancers, and spotting fluid additives for wa February 25, 1997
The present invention provides non-toxic, biodegradable olefin isomers which may be used as lubricants, rate of penetration enhancers, and/or spotting fluids for water-based drilling muds. When used as a spotting fluid additive, the olefin isomers preferably are supplemented with fun










 
 
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