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).

  • Patent number: 10253235
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronnie Glen Morgan, Kyriacos Agapiou, Samuel J. Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10221095
    Abstract: A variety of methods and compositions are disclosed, including, in one embodiment, a method of cementing in a subterranean formation, comprising: providing a set-delayed cement composition comprising water, pumice, hydrated lime, and a set retarder; activating the set-delayed cement composition; introducing the set-delayed cement composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the set-delayed cement composition to set in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Lance Everett Brothers, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10202751
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of cementing a surface with a set-delayed cement composition. The method comprises providing a set-delayed cement composition comprising water, pumice, hydrated lime, and a set retarder. The method further comprises placing the set-delayed cement composition into or onto a surface to be cemented and allowing the set-delayed cement composition to set in the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Samuel Jason Lewis, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Patent number: 10195764
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of forming a set cement shape. The method comprises providing a set-delayed cement composition comprising water, pumice, hydrated lime, and a set retarder; forming the set-delayed cement composition into a shape; and allowing the shaped set-delayed cement composition to set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Samuel Jason Lewis, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Publication number: 20190024503
    Abstract: The invention provides a method and system for treating a subterranean formation by 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: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: 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
  • Patent number: 10160900
    Abstract: Methods of using the set-delayed cement slurries and compositions resulting from the combination of the set-delayed cement slurries are also described. A method may comprise providing a first set-delayed cement slurry comprising a pozzolanic cement and/or a Portland cement, water, and a first cement set retarder; providing a second set-delayed cement slurry comprising calcium-aluminate and a second cement set retarder; mixing the first slurry and the second slurry to form a cement composition; and allowing the cement composition to set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronnie Glen Morgan, Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20180347310
    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: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Patent number: 10125299
    Abstract: Providing a treatment fluid comprising a base fluid and a lost circulation material comprising brown mud. The treatment fluid is introduced into a wellbore within the subterranean formation such that at least a portion of the brown 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: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Darrell Chad Brenneis, James Robert Benkley, Jiten Chatterji
  • Patent number: 10119060
    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 cane ash. The treatment fluid is introduced into a wellbore within the subterranean formation such that at least a portion of the cane ash 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: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Darrell Chad Brenneis, James Robert Benkley, Jiten Chatterji
  • Patent number: 10087359
    Abstract: Extended-life cement compositions are provided and, more particularly, extended-life cement compositions are provided that comprise a cementitious component comprising red mud solids and hydraulic cement. A method of cementing may comprise providing an extended-life cement composition comprising a cementitious component, water, and a cement set retarder, wherein the cementitious component comprises red mud solids and a hydraulic cement; activating the extended-life cement composition; introducing the extended-life cement composition into a subterranean formation; and allowing the extended-life cement composition to set in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Juan Humberto Martinez
  • Patent number: 10087358
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are cement compositions using set-delayed cement compositions in subterranean formations. The composition may comprise a set-delayed cement composition comprising pumice, hydrated lime, a cement set retarder, a synthetic smectite, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter James Boul, Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Ronnie Glen Morgan, Lance Everett Brothers, Pauline Akinyi Otieno
  • Patent number: 10082001
    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: October 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Lance Everett Brothers
  • Publication number: 20180245427
    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: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Walmy Cuello Jimenez, John P. Singh, Xueyu Pang, Marcos Aurelio Jaramillo, Krishna M. Ravi, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Patent number: 10053612
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a liquid agent that mitigates shrinkage of cement, particularly cement used in a hydrocarbon-producing well. The anti-shrinkage agent includes a slow-setting calcium aluminate cement as well as gypsum and may exhibit shelf-life stability, physical stability, or both. The present disclosure further relates to methods of cementing a hydrocarbon-producing well using the anti-shrinkage agent and to cements containing the anti-shrinkage agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Cody Glenn Harris, Samuel J. Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20180230357
    Abstract: Various embodiments disclosed relate to cement activator compositions for treatment of subterranean formations. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a method of treating a subterranean formation including placing in the subterranean formation a liquid cement activator composition including water, an alkali sulfate salt, a polyphosphate salt, and a stabilizer polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Janelle Haydon, Sean William Riggio, Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Samuel Lewis
  • Patent number: 10047270
    Abstract: A variety of cement compositions and methods of using cement compositions in subterranean formations. A method of formulating a cement composition may comprise: measuring 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 faun a cement composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou
  • Publication number: 20180171204
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and systems for cementing are included. The method comprises providing an extended-life calcium aluminophosphate cement composition comprising calcium aluminate cement, a polyphosphate, water, and a cement set retarder. The method further comprises mixing the extended-life calcium aluminophosphate cement composition with a cement set activator to activate the extended-life calcium aluminophosphate cement composition, introducing the activated extended-life calcium aluminophosphate cement composition into a subterranean formation, and allowing the activated extended-life calcium aluminophosphate cement composition to set in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Samuel J. Lewis, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20180171205
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and systems for treating a well are included. A method comprises introducing a treatment fluid comprising a calcium aluminate cement, a cement set retarder, and water into a wellbore. The method further comprises removing a portion of the treatment fluid from the wellbore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel J. Lewis, Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak
  • Publication number: 20180163121
    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: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyriacos Agapiou, Thomas Jason Pisklak, Samuel J. Lewis
  • Publication number: 20180148629
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and systems for cementing are included. The method comprises providing an extended-life cement composition comprising calcium-aluminate cement, water, a cement set retarder, and a delayed-release cement set activator. The method further comprises introducing the extended-life cement composition into a subterranean formation and allowing the extended-life cement composition to set in the subterranean formation. The extended-life cement composition has a thickening time of about two hours or longer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Kyriacos Agapiou, Samuel J. Lewis