Patents by Inventor Paul Joseph Jones

Paul Joseph Jones 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).

  • Patent number: 10954426
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for a foamed treatment fluid in a wellbore. A method of treating a lost circulation zone comprising: introducing a foamed treatment fluid into a lost circulation zone in a subterranean formation, wherein the foamed treatment fluid comprises: a cement; a viscosifying agent; a thixotropic additive; a foaming surfactant; a gas; and water; allowing the foamed treatment fluid to set in the lost circulation zone to seal the lost circulation zone. A foamed treatment fluid comprising: a cement; a viscosifying agent; a thixotropic additive; a foaming surfactant; a gas; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Brendon Chia Han Tan, Samuel Jason Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Paul Joseph Jones
  • Publication number: 20210062066
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for cementing. An example method may comprise providing a cement composition. The cement composition may comprise a composite cementitious material comprising a micronized particulate solid and a monophase amorphous hydraulic binder. The micronized particulate solid may have a mean particle size of about 500 microns or less. The cement composition may further comprise water. The method may further comprise introducing the cement composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the cement composition to set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephanie Ruiz, Thomas Jason Pisklak, William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Paul Joseph Jones, Samuel Jason Lewis
  • Publication number: 20210047555
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to spacer fluids for use in subterranean operations and, more particularly, in certain embodiments, to spacer fluids that include a spacer additive comprising a solid scouring material and a biopolymer gum while being essential free of clay. An example method may comprise spacer fluid comprise water and a spacer additive. The spacer additive may comprise a solid scouring material and a biopolymer gum, wherein the solid scouring material comprises crystalline silica in an amount of about 5 wt. % or less, and wherein the spacer fluid is essentially free of clay. The example method may further comprise and introducing the spacer fluid into a wellbore to displace at least a portion of a first fluid in the wellbore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, Ryan Keeran
  • Publication number: 20210017442
    Abstract: A thixotropic composition having a cross-linkable polymer, cross-linking agent, initiator and a thixotropic agent. The thixotropic agent may be a clay or a saccharide polymer. The thixotropic composition may be introduced into a drill string via a batch or on-the-fly process to prevent loss of drilling fluid into the surrounding formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph JONES, Samuel J. LEWIS, Thomas Jason PISKLAK
  • Patent number: 10890046
    Abstract: Methods and systems including a wellbore having a pipe string extending through a wellhead and into the wellbore, wherein an annulus is formed between the pipe string and the wellbore, an isolation device that closes the wellbore in a closed pressure loop, a choke line in fluid communication with an interior of the pipe string through an outlet port of the wellhead, a choke valve fluidly coupled to the outlet port of the wellhead, wherein the choke valve is manipulable to control fluid flow through the choke line, and a crossover tool in the wellbore to divert incoming fluid from the interior of the pipe string to the annulus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: John P. Singh, Walmy Cuello Jimenez, Paul Joseph Jones, James Randolph Lovorn
  • Publication number: 20200362222
    Abstract: A method of cementing may comprise: providing a bulk dry cement, wherein the bulk dry cement comprises a dry blend of cement and a solid resin accelerator, wherein the solid resin accelerator comprises a liquid resin accelerator on a solid particle; preparing a cement slurry comprising: the bulk dry cement; water; and a liquid hardenable resin component; and introducing the cement slurry into a wellbore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel Jason Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20200270507
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for a foamed treatment fluid in a wellbore. A method of treating a lost circulation zone comprising: introducing a foamed treatment fluid into a lost circulation zone in a subterranean formation, wherein the foamed treatment fluid comprises: a cement; a viscosifying agent; a thixotropic additive; a foaming surfactant; a gas; and water; allowing the foamed treatment fluid to set in the lost circulation zone to seal the lost circulation zone. A foamed treatment fluid comprising: a cement; a viscosifying agent; a thixotropic additive; a foaming surfactant; a gas; and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Brendon Chia Han Tan, Samuel Jason Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Paul Joseph Jones
  • Publication number: 20200197562
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to bioresorbable polymers to be used as bone and tissue adhesives. The present invention is also directed to the synthesis of bioresorbable polymeric molecules bearing adhesive moieties and the use of such compounds in methods to glue and stabilize fractured bones and damaged tissues. The present invention is also directed to the use of such compounds as adhesive sealants for applications in wound care. The present invention is also directed to the use of such compounds as biodegradable ink for applications in tissue engineering and 3D printing. The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds as drug delivery platforms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Teng Xue, Gianluigi Luppi, Natalia Ruggeri Savietto, Howard K. Bowman III, Paul Joseph Spencer, Andreas Karau, Jian-Feng Zhang, Rosario Lizio, Marshall Scott Jones
  • Publication number: 20200032129
    Abstract: A method of preparing a solid surfactant composite may include: coating a liquid water-wetting surfactant on a solid carrier; and drying the solid carrier to produce the solid surfactant composite. A method may include: introducing a spacer fluid into a wellbore, the spacer fluid comprising a solid surfactant composite; and displacing a fluid in the wellbore using the spacer fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, Amlan Datta, Brittany Michelle Elbel, Kyriacos Agapiou
  • Patent number: 10533123
    Abstract: A method includes introducing a cementing composition into a subterranean formation, the cementing composition including a pumpable slurry of cement including an epoxy resin, an epoxy resin hardening agent, and a compatibilizer, where the compatibilizer is a lignite grafted copolymer; and allowing at least a portion of the cementing composition to harden. A composition includes a pumpable slurry of cement including an epoxy resin, an epoxy resin hardening agent, and a compatibilizer, where the compatibilizer is a lignite grafted copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Mahesh P. Kulkarni, Vandana N. Pandey, Abhimanyu Pramod Deshpande, Ganesh S. Pangu, Paul Joseph Jones, Ronnie Morgan
  • Patent number: 10513650
    Abstract: A fluid composition comprising: (A) a liquid hardenable resin component comprising a resin; and (B) a hardening agent component comprising a hardening agent for the resin; wherein at least one of the resin or the hardening agent comprises a molecule having at least one heavy atom. The substitution of one or more heavy atoms that have a higher atomic weight than the other atoms of the molecule, increases the molecular mass of the resin or hardening agent, and hence, the density of the fluid composition. A method of treating a treatment zone of a well, the method comprising: introducing the treatment fluid into a well bore; and allowing the treatment fluid to form a hardened mass the well bore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Greg Hundt, Jeffery Dwane Karcher, Paul Joseph Jones
  • Patent number: 10378296
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for preventing fluid flow and contamination to a cement body includes a resin cap covering an exposed end of the cement body. The cement body may attach an inner sleeve to an outer sleeve. The fluid flowing through the outer sleeve is prevented from contacting the exposed surface by the resin cap. Resin caps at both ends of the cement body along with resin layers along the side may be included. The resin prevents contamination and creation of micro-annuli in the cement body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Luke Christopher Downey, Paul Joseph Jones, Nicholas Frederick Budler, Lonnie C. Helms, Todd Anthony Stair
  • Patent number: 10329472
    Abstract: Fluid additives suitable for use in a wellbore (e.g., a liquid comprising an aqueous miscible fluid, a liquid surfactant, or both) may be converted into a liquid-infiltrated porous silica that is a flowable bulk solid. The flowable bulk solid may then be handled and stored as a traditional solid wellbore additive. For example, the flowable bulk solid may be added to an aqueous fluid to produce a wellbore fluid that is then introduced into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Lucas David Albrighton, Adam Matthew McKay, Paul Joseph Jones, Evan Baker Grimes, Evan Thomas Russell, Dominik Fry, Ryan Edward Barker, Sears T. Dealy, B. Raghava Reddy
  • Patent number: 10301527
    Abstract: A fluid composition comprising: (A) a liquid hardenable resin component comprising an epoxy resin; (B) a hardening agent component comprising a hardening agent for the epoxy resin; (C) an impact modifier component comprising an impact modifier selected to impart an increased impact resistance after hardening of the epoxy resin. A method of treating a treatment zone of a well, the method comprising: introducing the treatment fluid into a well bore; and allowing the treatment fluid to form a hardened mass the well bore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, Greg Hundt, Jeffery Dwane Karcher, Brittney Nicole Guillory
  • Patent number: 10287478
    Abstract: Curable resin compositions comprising an epoxy resin and a hydrazide curing agent and methods for using the curable resin compositions in cementing and/or remedial operations in a subterranean formation are provided. In one embodiment, the method may comprise combining an epoxy resin and a curing agent to form a curable resin composition, wherein the curing agent comprises a hydrazide curing agent; introducing the curable resin composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the curable resin composition to at least partially cure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Grady Kellum, Gregory Robert Hundt, Paul Joseph Jones, Jeffery Dwane Karcher
  • Patent number: 10253240
    Abstract: A compatibilized cement composition for the treatment of a subterranean formation and a method of treating a subterranean formation are disclosed. The method can include placing in a subterranean formation a composition including a compatibilized cement composition. The compatibilized cement composition can include a curable resin or cured product thereof, a cement slurry, and a compatibilizer composition, a reaction product thereof, or a combination thereof. The compatibilizer composition can include a substituted or unsubstituted C5-C50 hydrocarbon including at least one internal olefin and a polyether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, Ramesh Muthusamy, Abhimanyu Pramod Deshpande, Greg Robert Hundt, Jeffery Dwane Karcher, Brittney Nicole Guillory
  • Publication number: 20190085654
    Abstract: Methods and systems including a wellbore having a pipe string extending through a wellhead and into the wellbore, wherein an annulus is formed between the pipe string and the wellbore, an isolation device that closes the wellbore in a closed pressure loop, a choke line in fluid communication with an interior of the pipe string through an outlet port of the wellhead, a choke valve fluidly coupled to the outlet port of the wellhead, wherein the choke valve is manipulable to control fluid flow through the choke line, and a crossover tool in the wellbore to divert incoming fluid from the interior of the pipe string to the annulus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: John P. SINGH, Walmy CUELLO JIMENEZ, Paul Joseph JONES, James Randolph LOVORN
  • Patent number: 10144858
    Abstract: Compositions including a curable resin and organophilically-modified clay for subterranean oil well applications and methods of using the same. A method of treating a subterranean formation including placing in a subterranean formation a curable composition that includes at least one of a curable organic resin and a thermosetting polymer. The curable composition also includes an organophilically-modified clay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Seervices, Inc.
    Inventors: Herron J. Kennedy, Paul Joseph Jones, Lucas David Albrighton
  • Publication number: 20180334880
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and tools for use in creating rapidly forming plugs in situ in subterranean formations. In one instance, the disclosure provides a method that includes: placing a first pill comprising a calcium-aluminate-based cement composition at a plug location within the wellbore with the tubing; and placing a second pill comprising an alkaline fluid composition into the wellbore adjacent to the first pill with the tubing. In some cases there is a spacer fluid or spacer device between the first pill and the second pill. In some cases tubing having a mixing device is located at the bottom of the tubing in the wellbore to aid I mixing the first pill and the second pill to facilitate a chemical in situ reaction of the first pill and the second pill. The reaction between the first pill and the second pill forms a set plug at the plug location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Joseph JONES, Krishna P. RAVI, Kyriacos AGAPIOU
  • Publication number: 20180305602
    Abstract: A fluid composition comprising: (A) a liquid hardenable resin component comprising an epoxy resin; (B) a hardening agent component comprising a hardening agent for the epoxy resin; (C) an impact modifier component comprising an impact modifier selected to impart an increased impact resistance after hardening of the epoxy resin. A method of treating a treatment zone of a well, the method comprising: introducing the treatment fluid into a well bore; and allowing the treatment fluid to form a hardened mass the well bore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Jones, Greg Hundt, Jeffery Dwane Karcher, Brittney Nicole Guillory