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Title: Encapsulated microenergetic material

Abstract

Providing high energy materials that can be placed in previously created fractures and activating them in place to extend or change an existing fracture system. Also detecting the location of fractures or permeable pathways and a means to assess the extent and efficiency of proppant emplacement.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1422795
Patent Number(s):
9896921
Application Number:
15/392,799
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Dec 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Roberts, Jeffery James, Aines, Roger D., Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., and Vandersall, Kevin S. Encapsulated microenergetic material. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Roberts, Jeffery James, Aines, Roger D., Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., & Vandersall, Kevin S. Encapsulated microenergetic material. United States.
Roberts, Jeffery James, Aines, Roger D., Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., and Vandersall, Kevin S. Tue . "Encapsulated microenergetic material". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1422795.
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