Methods of zonal isolation and treatment diversion

  • US 8,905,133 B2
  • Filed: 05/11/2011
  • Issued: 12/09/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/11/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a well bore, comprising:

  • providing a treatment fluid comprising a blend including a first amount of particulates having a first average particle size between about 3 mm and 2 cm and a second amount of particulates having a second average size between about 1.6 and 20 times smaller than the first average particle size or a second amount of flakes having a second average size up to 10 times smaller than the first average particle size;

    introducing the treatment fluid into the well bore; and

    ,creating a plug with said treatment fluid,wherein the first amount of particulates, the second amount of particulates and the second amount of flakes are not fibers.

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