Methods of zonal isolation and treatment diversion

  • US 9,322,260 B2
  • Filed: 06/12/2014
  • Issued: 04/26/2016
  • 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, andwherein at least one of the first amount of particulates, the second amount of particulates or the second amount of flakes are non-homogenous.

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