Patents by Inventor Samuel J. Lewis

Samuel J. Lewis 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: 11365601
    Abstract: Metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated can be positioned downhole in a wellbore prior to performing a wellbore operation. After the wellbore operation is performed, the layer can be activated to release the metal material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J. Lewis, Simon David Turton, Richard F. Vargo, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11352547
    Abstract: Treatment material for a wellbore operation can be mixed with a metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in a wellbore. The wellbore treatment material can be mixed with the metal material prior to being positioned downhole in the wellbore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Hallburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J. Lewis, Simon David Turton
  • Patent number: 11332655
    Abstract: Methods of wellbore cementing are provided. A method of generating a wellbore treatment fluid may include: classifying a plurality of solid particulates using correlations; calculating a reactive index and/or a water requirement for at least one of the solid particulates; and selecting two or more solid particulates from the plurality of solid particulates to create a wellbore treatment fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronnie Glen Morgan, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Walmy Cuello Jimenez, Gregory Robert Hundt, James Robert Benkley, Joseph I. Sanders, John P. Singh, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20220089936
    Abstract: A treatment fluid can include: a base fluid, wherein the base fluid comprises water; and a lost-circulation material, wherein the lost-circulation material comprises a polymer network having at least one branching point formed with a monomer and a cross-linking agent that comprises at least three active functional groups. The treatment fluid can maintain a pressure differential of at least 1 psi when tested with a cylindrical void that has a diameter of 0.02 inches. The monomer can be a vinyl ester-based monomer that is polymerized with the cross-linking agent to form the polymer network. The treatment fluid can be used in an oil and gas operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2020
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J Lewis, Aleksey V Kolasnikov, Claudia Carmen Pineda, Stephanie Ruiz
  • Publication number: 20220081603
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to downhole fluid additives including a clay, a hydroxylated polymer, a cation, and water. The disclosure further relates to downhole fluids, including drilling fluids, spaces, cements, and proppant delivery fluids containing such as downhole fluid additive and methods of using such fluids. The downhole fluid additive may have any of a variety of functions in the downhole fluid and may confer any of a variety of properties upon it, such as salt tolerance or desired viscosities even at high downhole temperatures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Vivek S. Goel, Peter James Boul, Xueyu Pang, Lee J. Hall, Jay P. Deville, Samuel J. Lewis, B. Raghava Reddy, Trissa Joseph, Xiangnan Ye
  • Patent number: 11254852
    Abstract: A variety of systems, methods and compositions are disclosed, including, in one method, a method of cementing may comprise: providing a cement composition comprising a hydraulic cement, water, and a functionalized polyethyleneimine retarder; placing the cement composition in a selected location; and allowing the cement composition to set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Tamal Kumar Sen, Vaishali Mishra, Shreya Mohan, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20220010192
    Abstract: A method of servicing a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation, comprising placing a wellbore servicing fluid (WSF) into the wellbore proximate a permeable zone having an average fracture width of about W microns, wherein the WSF comprises a particulate blend and water, and wherein the particulate blend comprises (a) a type A particulate material characterized by a weight average particle size of equal to or greater than about W/3 microns, and (b) a type B particulate material characterized by a weight average particle size of less than about W/3 microns, wherein a weight ratio of the type A particulate material to the type B particulate material is from about 0.05 to about 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Samuel J. Lewis, Sandip Prabhakar Patil, William Cecil Pearl, JR.
  • Patent number: 11180987
    Abstract: A conductive path can be formed using metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in the wellbore. The conductive path can be used to communicate signals or power downhole in the wellbore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J. Lewis, Lonnie Carl Helms
  • Publication number: 20210355366
    Abstract: A method comprising (a) contacting a suspension composition, water, and optionally one or more additives to form a wellbore servicing fluid at a location proximate a wellsite; wherein the suspension composition comprises a particulate material, an organic carrier fluid, and a suspension viscosifier; and (b) placing the wellbore servicing fluid in a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation. The wellsite comprises an offshore platform, a floating vessel, or combinations thereof; and wherein the wellbore is offshore. A suspension composition comprising a particulate material, an organic carrier fluid, and a suspension viscosifier; wherein the particulate material is substantially insoluble in the organic carrier fluid; wherein the particulate material comprises a water-interactive material and/or a water-insoluble material; and wherein the organic carrier fluid comprises a glycol and/or a glycol ether.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Rahul JADHAV, Gunnar LENDE, Samuel J. LEWIS
  • Patent number: 11174701
    Abstract: Remedial wellbore operations can be performed using metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in a wellbore. At least a portion of the wellbore can be plugged or sealed using the metal material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J. Lewis, Frank Vinicia Acosta Villarreal, Lonnie Carl Helms
  • Patent number: 11168241
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to downhole fluid additives including a clay, a hydroxylated polymer, a cation, and water. The disclosure further relates to downhole fluids, including drilling fluids, spaces, cements, and proppant delivery fluids containing such as downhole fluid additive and methods of using such fluids. The downhole fluid additive may have any of a variety of functions in the downhole fluid and may confer any of a variety of properties upon it, such as salt tolerance or desired viscosities even at high downhole temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Vivek S. Goel, Peter James Boul, Xueyu Pang, Lee J. Hall, Jay P. Deville, Samuel J. Lewis, B. Raghava Reddy, Trissa Joseph, Xiangnan Ye
  • Patent number: 11142679
    Abstract: Methods and systems of reducing lost circulation in a wellbore are provided. An example method includes providing a pozzolan slurry comprising a pozzolanic material and water; and providing a calcium slurry comprising a calcium source, a high pH activator, and water. The method further comprises allowing the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry to remain separate; wherein at least one of the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry comprise a thixotropic material; wherein at least one of the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry comprise a dispersant; wherein at least one of the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry comprise a weighting agent. The method additionally comprises mixing the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry to form a two-part thixotropic lost circulation slurry after the allowing the pozzolan slurry and the calcium slurry to remain separate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Pisklak, Samuel J. Lewis, Paul J. Jones
  • Patent number: 11131154
    Abstract: A centralizer apparatus for deployment in a subterranean wellbore, including a tubular adapted to be deployed in the subterranean wellbore such that a long axis of the tubular is parallel to a portion wellbore and a stack of fin modules stacked parallel to the long axis of the tubular. Each one of the fin modules includes a hub having an opening adapted to fit around the outer surface of the tubular, the hub including a stop structure configured to restrict the rotation of adjacent ones of the fin modules in the stack of fin module, and, one or more fin blades projecting from an outer surface of the hub. Rotating the tubular in one rotational direction aligns the fin modules into a screw-shaped state such that the one or more fin blades of adjacently stacked fin modules are progressively offset in a rotational direction perpendicular to the long axis of the tubular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel J. Lewis, Michael T. Pelletier, William Cecil Pearl, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11124452
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of cementing comprising: providing a cement composition comprising: water, a cement, and a non-aqueous liquid anti-shrinkage cement additive comprising calcined magnesium oxide and a non-aqueous liquid; introducing the cement composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the cement composition to set in the subterranean formation. Non-aqueous liquid anti-shrinkage cement additives, cement compositions, and systems are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel J Lewis, Thomas Singh Sodhi, Kyriacos Agapiou, Aleksey Kolasnikov
  • Patent number: 11078400
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods, compositions, and systems for cementing. A method of cementing may comprise: providing a composite cement composition comprising a pozzolan, an accelerator, and water, wherein the accelerator comprises a chloride salt and a sulfate salt, wherein the composite cement composition is free of Portland cement or comprises Portland cement in an amount of about 50% by weight of cementitious components or less; and allowing the composite cement composition to set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Sean William Riggio, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Thomas Singh Sodhi, Simone E A Lumsden, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20210222513
    Abstract: Metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated can be positioned downhole in a wellbore prior to performing a wellbore operation. After the wellbore operation is performed, the layer can be activated to release the metal material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, JR., Samuel J. Lewis, Simon David Turton, Richard F. Vargo, JR.
  • Publication number: 20210222512
    Abstract: Remedial wellbore operations can be performed using metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in a wellbore. At least a portion of the wellbore can be plugged or sealed using the metal material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, JR., Samuel J. Lewis, Frank Vinicia Acosta Villarreal, Lonnie Carl Helms
  • Publication number: 20210222047
    Abstract: Treatment material for a wellbore operation can be mixed with a metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in a wellbore. The wellbore treatment material can be mixed with the metal material prior to being positioned downhole in the wellbore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, Jr., Samuel J. Lewis, Simon David Turton
  • Publication number: 20210222547
    Abstract: A conductive path can be formed using metal material coated with a layer that is controllably activated to release the metal material downhole in the wellbore. The conductive path can be used to communicate signals or power downhole in the wellbore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: William Cecil Pearl, JR., Samuel J. Lewis, Lonnie Carl Helms
  • Publication number: 20210171818
    Abstract: A cement composition comprising a hydraulic cement, water and a suspension agent comprising a polymer formed via emulsion polymerization, wherein the polymer has a weight average molecular weight of at least 600,000. The cement composition may be introduced into a wellbore to cement a casing in place within the wellbore. The cement composition is able to maintain consistency and thickness even at high temperatures above 350° F.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: William Cecil PEARL, Jr., Samuel J. LEWIS