Patent Number: 6,983,797

Title: Lightweight high strength particles and methods of their use in wells

Abstract: Light weight high strength particles and methods of treating subterranean producing zones utilizing the particles are provided. The light weight high strength particles of the invention are basically comprised of sintered mixtures of a base material and hollow microspheres.

Inventors: Nguyen; Philip D. (Duncan, OK), Lord; David L. (Marlow, OK)

Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

International Classification: E21B 43/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/10/02018