Patents by Inventor John Thomas Lattal

John Thomas Lattal 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: 20210324720
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods and systems for hydrofracturing processes utilizing native drilling cuttings to enhance wellbore permeability. The native drilling cuttings are obtained during drilling operations and may be used in hydrofracturing applications without further grinding or processing. The native drilling cuttings can be combined into a slurry and injected into a well for the hydrofracturing application. In some cases, the native drilling cuttings are dried before combining them with the slurry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Neil Trotter, Caleb Kimbrell Carroll, Harold Gordon Riordan, Leonardo F. Chaves Leal, Matthew David Sonnier, Jonathon Donald Fisher, Harry Martin Fernau, John Thomas Lattal, Amos Sunghyun Kim