Patents by Inventor Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich

Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich 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: 20210131253
    Abstract: A fracturing controller, a method for controlling fracture diversion, and a hydraulic fracturing system are provided herein. One example of a method for controlling fracture diversion of a fracture during hydraulic fracturing, includes: (1) providing a first fracturing treatment for the fracture at a first pump rate, (2) subsequently providing a low rate treatment for the fracture at a reduced pump rate less than the first pump rate, and (3) changing the reduced pump rate based on proppant bridging in the fracture during the low rate treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Harold Grayson Walters
  • Patent number: 10989033
    Abstract: A treating tube may be positionable in a wellbore to create a passage internal to the treating tube and a passage in an annulus between the treating tube and a wellbore casing. Fluid may be injected into a fracturing zone from above or below a pay zone adjacent to the wellbore through a first of the two passages to expand the fracturing zone downhole or uphole, respectively, into the pay zone. Additional fluid may be injected into the pay zone through the second of the two passages to control the continued expansion of the pay zone into a desired shape. As proppant is routed through the first passage and deposited into the fractures, fluid flow in the second passage may be reversed to allow fluid to flow from the pay zone to the surface of the wellbore to control the placement of the proppant in the pay zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Michael Wayne Sanders
  • Patent number: 10970620
    Abstract: Historical information about a significant input parameter is stored in a data analytics model of a hydrocarbon reservoir. A historical deep recursive neural network (RNN) model is built based on time-series production data from the hydrocarbon reservoir as a function of the significant input parameter in the data analytics model. The historical deep RNN neural network model is stored on a data storage device. An experiment using the historical deep neural network model is designed to predict the significant input parameter. The experiment is run to produce a significant experimental input parameter. The significant experimental input parameter is compared to the significant input parameter stored in the data analytics model to determine a difference. The data analytics model is adjusted to reduce the difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Srinath Madasu, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Yucel Akkutlu, Brice Y. Kim
  • Patent number: 10954763
    Abstract: A method for directing a proppant in a subterranean formation including providing a first wellbore and a second wellbore, wherein the first wellbore and the second wellbore are disposed about a target area of the subterranean formation; creating a pressure differential between the first wellbore and the second wellbore, such that the pressure of one of the first wellbore or the second wellbore is at a higher pressure and the other of the first wellbore or second wellbore is at a lower pressure; and initiating a fracturing pressure in the higher pressure wellbore by pumping a fracturing fluid in the wellbore, the fracturing pressure sufficient to create a fracture at a predetermined location; whereby the fracturing fluid is drawn from the fractured wellbore toward the lower pressurized wellbore as a result of the pressure differential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Philip D. Nguyen, Mehdi A. Shahri, James W. Ogle, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Jesse Clay Hampton
  • Publication number: 20210048381
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring mechanical properties of a downhole material, including first and second fixtures each of the fixtures containing a force application fixture to apply a stress to a specimen of the downhole material. A confining sleeve wraps around portions of the first and second fixtures to form a sealed specimen chamber defined by an inner surface of the confining sleeve and ends of the first and second fixtures nearest the specimen. Wall of a confining chamber contain the first and second fixtures, the confining sleeve and the specimen therein. The confining chamber holds a hydraulic fluid therein such that the hydraulic fluid can exert a confining pressure on the confining sleeve to maintain the seal of the specimen chamber and to maintain contact between the inner surface of the confining sleeve and the specimen when the stress is applied to the specimen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Chase Russell Gamwell, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Jie Bai, Ronnie Glen Morgan
  • Publication number: 20200399989
    Abstract: The disclosure improves the analysis of the hydraulic fracturing (HF) break down process of a well system. The analysis can use as inputs collected HF data such as the HF fluid pressure, HF fluid flow rate, and HF fluid composition over one or more time intervals. In some aspects, the perforation parameters and stratigraphic well placement can also be used as inputs. The analysis can also use as inputs the HF model inputs that were used in collecting the HF data. The analysis can determine an effectiveness parameter of the received inputs. HF model inputs can be selected that would best fit a HF job plan goal for the current well system. In some aspects, the HF model inputs can be communicated to a well system controller of the current well system to further direct HF job plan operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Jianfu Ma
  • Publication number: 20200362680
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to a method and system that estimates the number of active fractures for a given hydraulic fracturing fluid pressure. The hydraulic fracturing pressure can be correlated to a corresponding hydraulic fracturing fluid absorption rate of downhole fractures. Using the pressure and rate correlation, an active fracture ratio can be determined and then utilized to estimate the number of active fractures at a given hydraulic fracturing fluid pressure. In other aspects, a target fluid pressure is represented by a curve or other shape corresponding to a fluid friction model so that the fluid pressure correlation to the fluid absorption rate can be utilized to compute the active fracture ratio. The disclosed system is operable to control a well site pump system to adjust the fluid pressure and fluid composition, to monitor the downhole fluid, to collect the fluid values, and to compute an estimated active fracture ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Dinesh Ananda Shetty, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Tirumani N. Swaminathan, Jianfu Ma
  • Publication number: 20200308945
    Abstract: A downhole tool for injecting fluid in a wellbore intersecting a subterranean formation. The tool can include a housing, a piston assembly moveably received in a chamber in the housing and dividing the chamber into an extension cavity and a retraction cavity, a rod assembly moveable within the housing and including a conduit, a nozzle in fluid communication with the conduit. The tool can release fluid in a cyclical pattern powered by pressurized fluid flowing through the conduit or a power source such as a pump with control lines in fluid communication with the cavities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Jim B. Surjaatmadja, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich
  • Patent number: 10738584
    Abstract: Methods of increasing fracture complexity including introducing a solids-free high viscosity fracturing fluid into a subterranean formation at a pressure above the fracture gradient to create a dominate fracture, and thereafter introducing a low-viscosity pad fluid comprising micro-proppant and meso-proppant into the subterranean formation at a pressure above the fracture gradient to create a secondary branch fracture. The micro-proppant and meso-proppant are placed into the secondary branch fracture. A low-viscosity proppant slurry comprising macro-proppant and micro-proppant is introduced into the subterranean formation at a pressure above the fracture gradient, where the macro-proppant and micro-proppant are introduced into the dominate fracture. Fracture closure stress is applied and the meso-proppant transmits the closure stress to form tertiary branch fractures. The macro-proppant may also transmit the closure stress to form additional secondary branch fractures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft
  • Patent number: 10683739
    Abstract: Methods including introducing a first high-viscosity treatment fluid (HVTF) into a subterranean formation through an opening and applying incrementally increased fracturing rate steps (IIFRSs) to the first HVTF to create or enhance a dominate fracture, wherein between each IIFRS applied to the first HVTF a downhole pressure slope over time will increase, decline, or stabilize at a first HVTF measured pressure slope. Evaluating the first HVTF measured pressure slope prior to applying a subsequent IIFRS to the first HVTF. Introducing a first low-viscosity treatment fluid (LVTF) through the opening to create or enhance a secondary azimuth fracture extending from the dominate fracture, and performing a first net pressure operation after the first LVTF is introduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Matthew Lewis Lahman, Jesse Clay Hampton, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Stephen Byrne Persac
  • Patent number: 10677707
    Abstract: Systems and methods for evaluating permeability at unsteady-state pressure conditions and areal distribution of microproppants are provided. In some embodiments, the methods comprise: obtaining a first dataset relating to a positive permeability through a split core plug sample of a subterranean formation at a plurality of different differential pressures; obtaining a second dataset relating to a positive permeability through the split core plug sample at each different differential pressure after a plurality of microproppant particles have been placed between two halves of the sample; extrapolating a baseline positive permeability of the sample at a differential pressure equal to zero based on the first dataset; extrapolating a treated positive permeability of the sample at a differential pressure equal to zero based on the second dataset; calculating a closure resistance of the fracture and the fracture closure pressure using the second dataset; and estimating a proppant areal placement factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Brice Kim, Ibrahim Yucel Akkutlu
  • Patent number: 10648309
    Abstract: Methods including introducing a high-viscosity treatment fluid into a subterranean formation through an opening and applying incrementally increased fracturing rate steps (IIFRSs) to create or enhance a dominate fracture, wherein between each IIFRS a downhole pressure slope over time will increase, decline, or stabilize at a HVTF measured pressure slope. Further evaluating the HVTF measured pressure slope prior to applying a subsequent IIFRS. Performing a particulate sequence transport operation with a first, second, and third low-viscosity treatment fluid (LVTF), wherein the LVTFs collectively create or enhance at least one near-wellbore secondary azimuth fracture and at least one far-field secondary azimuth fracture extending from the dominate fracture, and further propping the dominate fracture, near-wellbore, and far-field secondary azimuth fractures with the particulates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Matthew Lewis Lahman, Jesse Clay Hampton, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Stephen Byrne Persac
  • Patent number: 10612354
    Abstract: A downhole hydra-jetting apparatus has a substantially cylindrical guide housing having an outer surface and an inner surface, and defining a cavity longitudinally extending through the guide housing; a plurality of retractable guide members attached radially around the guide housing; and a substantially cylindrical jet housing having an outer surface and an inner surface, and defining a cavity longitudinally extending through the jet housing, with a plurality of jetting nozzles defined in, and radially positioned about, the jet housing. Each of the plurality of jetting nozzles are adjustable relative to the guide housing to allow substantial alignment of projections from the plurality of jetting nozzles and the plurality of guide members when the guide members are extended radially from the outer surface of the guide housing and the apparatus is actively moved through a downhole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Jim B. Surjaatmadja, Timothy P. O'Connell
  • Publication number: 20200032633
    Abstract: Methods of diverting fluid flow, controlling fluid loss, and/or providing zonal isolation in subterranean formations are provided. In some embodiments, the methods comprise: providing a particulate material that comprises an electrically controlled propellant; placing the particulate material in at least a first portion of the subterranean formation; introducing a treatment fluid into the subterranean formation; and allowing the particulate material to at least partially divert the flow of the treatment fluid away from the first portion of the formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Norman R. Warpinski, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Enrique Antonio Reyes
  • Publication number: 20200032601
    Abstract: Systems and methods using electrically controlled propellant to operate equipment in subterranean formations are provided. In some embodiments, the methods comprise: providing a tool assembly that comprises a tool body and an electrically controlled propellant; and placing the tool assembly in at least a portion of a subterranean formation. Electrical current may be applied to at least a portion of the electrically controlled propellant to ignite the portion of the propellant to operate a portion of the tool assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Norman R. Warpinski, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Harold Grayson Walters
  • Publication number: 20190390523
    Abstract: A method to produce reconstituted structures that recreate the chemical, geological, and structural characteristics of a portion of a target reservoir formation by using drill cuttings material from the target reservoir formation. The method includes providing drill cuttings material from a known reservoir formation and grinding the drill cuttings material to particulates of one or more known particle sizes. In particular, an actual core sample may be replicated via a three-dimensional printer using the ground drill cuttings material from the target reservoir formation. A representative reconstituted structure may also be formed by applying a load to the ground drill cuttings material from the target reservoir formation. A slot flow device may also be formed via either three-dimensional printing with drill cutting particulates or the application of a load to the drill cutting particulates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Philip D. NGUYEN, Vladimir Nikolayevich MARTYSEViCH, Tatyana V. KHAMATN U RGVA, Christopher R. PARTGN
  • Publication number: 20190382643
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for mitigating the embedment of proppant into fracture faces in subterranean formations are provided. In some embodiments, the methods comprise: introducing a treatment fluid into a subterranean formation at or above a pressure sufficient to create or enhance one or more fractures in the subterranean formation; introducing an anchoring agent into the subterranean formation to deposit the anchoring agent on a portion of a fracture face in the one or more fractures within the subterranean formation; introducing a first particulate material comprising fine particulates into the subterranean formation to attach to the anchoring agent on the portion of the fracture face, wherein said fine particulates have a mean particle size of up to about 50 ?m; introducing a second particulate material comprising proppant into the one or more fractures in the subterranean formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Ronald Glen Dusterhoft, Loan K. Vo, Kenneth E. Williams, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich
  • Patent number: 10436004
    Abstract: Methods including isolating a first treatment zone comprising an opening into a subterranean formation. A high-viscosity treatment fluid (HVTF) is introduced through the opening and incrementally increased fracturing rate steps (IIFRSs) are applied to create or enhance a dominate fracture, wherein between each IIFRS a downhole pressure slope over time will increase, decline, or stabilize at a measured pressure slope. The measured pressure slope is evaluated to determine whether an increasing pressure slope, a stabilizing pressure slope, or a declining pressure slope exists to determine whether and when to apply a subsequent IIFRS. The result is increasing a volume of the dominate fracture due to efficient dominate fracturing with generated back pressure until a first maximum fracturing rate is reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Matthew Lewis Lahman, Jesse Clay Hampton, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Stephen Byrne Persac
  • Patent number: 10428633
    Abstract: Methods including introducing a first high-viscosity treatment fluid (HVTF) into a subterranean formation through an opening and applying incrementally increased fracturing rate steps (IIFRSs) to the first HVTF to create or enhance a dominate fracture, wherein between each IIFRS applied to the first HVTF a downhole pressure slope over time will increase, decline, or stabilize at a first HVTF measured pressure slope. Evaluating the first HVTF measured pressure slope prior to applying a subsequent IIFRS to the first HVTF. Introducing a first low-viscosity treatment fluid (LVTF) through the opening to create or enhance a secondary azimuth fracture extending from the dominate fracture, and introducing a low-viscosity diversion fluid pill (LVDF) pill through the opening to create a fluidic seal therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip D. Nguyen, Matthew Lewis Lahman, Jesse Clay Hampton, Vladimir Nikolayevich Martysevich, Stephen Byrne Persac, Shea Nicholas Evans
  • Publication number: 20190264552
    Abstract: A method for directing a proppant in a subterranean formation including providing a first wellbore and a second wellbore, wherein the first wellbore and the second wellbore are disposed about a target area of the subterranean formation; creating a pressure differential between the first wellbore and the second wellbore, such that the pressure of one of the first wellbore or the second wellbore is at a higher pressure and the other of the first wellbore or second wellbore is at a lower pressure; and initiating a fracturing pressure in the higher pressure wellbore by pumping a fracturing fluid in the wellbore, the fracturing pressure sufficient to create a fracture at a predetermined location; whereby the fracturing fluid is drawn from the fractured wellbore toward the lower pressurized wellbore as a result of the pressure differential.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES
    Inventors: Vladimir Nikolayevich MARTYSEVICH, Philip D. NGUYEN, Mehdi A. SHAHRI, James W. OGLE, Ronald Glen DUSTERHOFT, Jesse Clay HAMPTON