Patents by Inventor Jeffrey A. Russek

Jeffrey A. Russek has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220243115
    Abstract: Methods can include introducing a cleaning fluid into a near-wellbore zone of an injection well penetrating a subterranean formation, wherein the cleaning fluid includes: 0.5 wt % to about 5 wt % of a surfactant blend comprising an alkoxy carbonate surfactant and an internal olefin sulfonate surfactant; salt water having a total dissolved solids (TDS) of about 15,000 mg/L or greater; and 0 wt % to about 0.05 wt % of an organic acid; and dispersing a hydrocarbon from the near-wellbore zone in the cleaning fluid. Compositions for cleaning a near-wellbore zone of a subterranean formation can include 0.5 wt % to about 5 wt % of a surfactant blend comprising an alkoxy carbonate surfactant and an internal olefin sulfonate surfactant; salt water having a total dissolved solids (TDS) of about 15,000 mg/L or greater; and 0 wt % to about 0.05 wt % of an organic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations LLC
    Inventors: Lirio Quintero, Jeffrey A. Russek
  • Patent number: 10465105
    Abstract: A method of reducing an amount of a sulfur-containing compound in a reservoir fluid includes contacting a treatment fluid comprising an aqueous medium and an enzymatic scavenger with a precipitating fluid to precipitate the enzymatic scavenger; contacting the precipitated enzymatic scavenger with the reservoir fluid comprising the sulfur-containing compound; and reducing a number of the sulfur-containing compound in the reservoir fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Soma Chakraborty, Prasad Dhulipala, Jeffrey Russek, Sunder Ramachandran, Jack Lynn
  • Publication number: 20190309213
    Abstract: A method of reducing an amount of a sulfur-containing compound in a reservoir fluid includes contacting a treatment fluid comprising an aqueous medium and an enzymatic scavenger with a precipitating fluid to precipitate the enzymatic scavenger; contacting the precipitated enzymatic scavenger with the reservoir fluid comprising the sulfur-containing compound; and reducing a number of the sulfur-containing compound in the reservoir fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC
    Inventors: Soma Chakraborty, Prasad Dhulipala, Jeffrey Russek, Sunder Ramachandran, Jack Lynn