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Title: High power laser hydraulic fracturing, stimulation, tools systems and methods

Abstract

There are provided high power laser perforation, hydraulic fracturing systems, tools and methods for the stimulation and recovery of energy sources, such as hydrocarbons, from a formation. These systems, tools and methods provide predetermined laser beam energy patterns, to provide for the down hole volumetric removal of custom geometries of materials, sealing of perforations, reperforations, refractures and other downhole actives.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy, Inc., Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1471081
Patent Number(s):
10,053,967
Application Number:
14/082,026
Assignee:
Foro Energy, Inc. (Houston, TX)
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006270
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Nov 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Deutch, Paul D., Kellermann, Fred C., Zimmerman, Tom, Yearwood, John, Zediker, Mark S., De Witt, Ronald A., Faircloth, Brian O., and Ely, John. High power laser hydraulic fracturing, stimulation, tools systems and methods. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Deutch, Paul D., Kellermann, Fred C., Zimmerman, Tom, Yearwood, John, Zediker, Mark S., De Witt, Ronald A., Faircloth, Brian O., & Ely, John. High power laser hydraulic fracturing, stimulation, tools systems and methods. United States.
Deutch, Paul D., Kellermann, Fred C., Zimmerman, Tom, Yearwood, John, Zediker, Mark S., De Witt, Ronald A., Faircloth, Brian O., and Ely, John. Tue . "High power laser hydraulic fracturing, stimulation, tools systems and methods". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1471081.
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