Patents by Inventor Thomas Jason Pisklak

Thomas Jason Pisklak 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: 20200332172
    Abstract: Reactivity mapping methods are provided. A method may include: analyzing each of a group of inorganic particles to generate data about physical and/or chemical properties of the inorganic particles; and generating correlations between the properties of inorganic particles based on the data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, James Robert Benkley, Darrell Chad Brenneis, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Walmy Cuello Jimenez, John P. Singh
  • Publication number: 20200333318
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and compositions for wellbore cementing are provided. A method may comprise: analyzing an industrial byproduct and one or more additional components to generate data about physical and/or chemical properties of the industrial byproduct; determining a concentration of the byproduct and the one or more additional components based on the data to provide a settable composition having a twenty-four destructive compressive strength at 100° F. to 200° F. of about 50 psi or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: James Robert Benkley, Darrell Chad Brenneis, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Ronnie Glen Morgan
  • Patent number: 10781355
    Abstract: A variety of cement compositions and methods of using cement compositions in subterranean formations. A method of formulating a cement composition may comprise: surface area of a group of pozzolans, wherein the smallest measured surface area of the group of pozzolans and the largest measured surface area of the group of pozzolans vary by about 50% or greater. The method may further comprise selecting one or more pozzolans from the group of pozzolans. The method may further comprise adding components comprising lime and water to the selected one or more pozzolans to form a cement composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10752823
    Abstract: Provided here are a wellbore servicing composition, methods of making same, and methods of servicing a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation using same. The wellbore servicing composition comprises cement kiln dust (CKD), an organic acid, and water. A method of servicing a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation comprises placing the wellbore servicing composition into the wellbore. The wellbore servicing composition can be used as a spacer fluid in a wellbore servicing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephanie Ruiz, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Aleksey Kolasnikov
  • Patent number: 10753176
    Abstract: A method of detecting the presence of a downhole fluid at a particular location in a wellbore including pumping an activating fluid into a wellbore; contacting a flow controlling device in a pipe string casing with the activating fluid, the flow controlling device comprising at least one swellable element; activating the at least one swellable element in the flow controlling device; blocking fluids or controlling the flow of fluids entering or leaving the casing with the activated flow controlling device; allowing the pressure to change; and detecting the pressure change. An apparatus includes a pipe string in a wellbore and a flow controlling device in the pipe string casing, wherein the flow controlling device includes at least one swellable element, wherein upon activation, the at least one swellable element swells and fully or partially seals off the flow area of the flow controlling device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Walmy Cuello Jimenez, John P. Singh, Xueyu Pang, Marcos Aurelio Jaramillo, Krishna M. Ravi, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10655047
    Abstract: Methods and systems for plug-and-abandon applications are included. A method comprises providing an extended-life cement composition comprising calcium aluminate cement, water, and a cement set retarder. The method further comprises mixing the extended-life cement composition with a cement set activator to activate the extended-life cement composition, introducing the activated extended-life cement composition into a wellbore, and allowing the activated extended-life cement composition to set in the wellbore to form a plug in the wellbore. The plug has a permeability of less than 0.1 millidarcy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Patent number: 10641059
    Abstract: A method for using an extended-life settable composition is disclosed. The method includes providing an extended-life settable composition comprising red mud, calcium hydroxide, water, and a cement set retarder. The method further includes activating the extended-life settable composition. The method additionally includes introducing the extended-life settable composition into a subterranean formation and allowing the extended-life settable composition to set in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Juan Humberto Martinez, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Jiten Chatterji, Darrell Chad Brenneis
  • Patent number: 10633940
    Abstract: A method for reducing lost circulation in a subterranean formation. The method includes providing a treatment fluid comprising a base fluid and a lost circulation material comprising red mud. The treatment fluid is introduced into a wellbore within the subterranean formation such that at least a portion of the red mud bridges openings in the subterranean formation to reduce loss of fluid circulation into the subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Darrell Chad Brenneis, James Robert Benkley, Jiten Chatterji
  • Patent number: 10626057
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of spraying a surface with a set-delayed cement. The method comprises providing a set-delayed cement composition comprising water, pumice, hydrated lime, and a set retarder; spraying a surface with the set-delayed cement composition; and allowing the set-delayed cement composition to set on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Samuel Jason Lewis, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Patent number: 10598005
    Abstract: A method and system for treating a subterranean formation involves detecting the displacement and position of a downhole fluid having a pH through the fluids reaction with a pH-sensitive material, mobilizing a plug assembly comprising the material to contact one or more constrictions in a wellbore casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Prince, Krishna M. Ravi, John P. Singh, Marcos Aurelio Jaramillo, Walmy Cuello Jimenez, Andy Chang, Thomas Singh Sodhi, Xueyu Pang, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20200056083
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of treating a subterranean formation comprising creating at least one fracture in the subterranean formation, providing a fracturing fluid comprising proppant particulates and a geopolymer composition coated on the proppant particulates, wherein the geopolymer composition comprises an aluminosilicate source, a metal silicate source, and an activator, alternately injecting a spacer fluid and the fracturing fluid into the fracture such that a plurality of proppant aggregates are disposed in the fracture surrounded by the spacer fluid, wherein the proppant aggregates each comprise a portion of the proppant particulates coated with a volume of the geopolymer composition; and allowing the geopolymer composition to set in the formation such that the proppant aggregates gain consolidation strength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Tatyana V Khamatnurova, Philip D Nguyen, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10544649
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are cement compositions and methods of using cement compositions in subterranean formations. An embodiment comprises a method of cementing in a subterranean formation comprising: providing a cement composition comprising water, a pozzolan, hydrated lime, and a zeolite activator; introducing the cement composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the cement composition to set in the subterranean formation, wherein the zeolite activator accelerates compressive strength development of the cement composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Publication number: 20190367796
    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: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Sean William Riggio, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Thomas Singh Sodhi, Simone EA Lumsden, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20190367797
    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: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: 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: 20190358853
    Abstract: Methods of wellbore cementing are provided. A method of analyzing a solid particulate including: measuring a water requirement of the solid particulate; and determining an approximation of specific surface area of the solid particulate from the water requirement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronnie Glen Morgan, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Sean William Riggio, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20190300776
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to the use of alkali aluminates and alkali silicates with cement kiln dust to form a settable composition for use in subterranean operations. An embodiment provides a method comprising: introducing a settable composition comprising cement kiln dust, an alkali aluminate, an alkali silicate, and an aqueous carrier fluid into a subterranean formation; and allowing the settable composition to set and thereby reduce fluid flow through a portion of the subterranean formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10370579
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to the use of alkali aluminates and alkali silicates with cement kiln dust to form a settable composition for use in subterranean operations. An embodiment provides a method comprising: introducing a settable composition comprising cement kiln dust, an alkali aluminate, an alkali silicate, and an aqueous carrier fluid into a subterranean formation; and allowing the settable composition to set and thereby reduce fluid flow through a portion of the subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20190195044
    Abstract: A method for using an extended-life settable composition is disclosed. The method includes providing an extended-life settable composition comprising red mud, calcium hydroxide, water, and a cement set retarder. The method further includes activating the extended-life settable composition. The method additionally includes introducing the extended-life settable composition into a subterranean formation and allowing the extended-life settable composition to set in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Juan Humberto Martinez, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Jiten Chatterji, Darrell Chad Brenneis
  • Publication number: 20190185729
    Abstract: Methods and systems for the treatment of wells are disclosed. A method for treating a well comprises providing a treatment fluid comprising calcium-aluminate cement, water, and a cement set retarder; and introducing the treatment fluid into a wellbore. A system for treating a well comprises a treatment fluid comprising calcium-aluminate cement, water, and a cement set retarder; a vessel to contain the treatment fluid; a pumping system coupled to the vessel to pump the treatment fluid; and a conduit coupled to the pumping system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronnie Glen Morgan, Kyriacos Agapiou, Samuel J. Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak