Patent Number: 8,584,746

Title: Oilfield isolation element and method

Abstract: An isolation element includes a body having at least one sealing surface, an internal cavity within the body, and a chemical agent disposed within the internal cavity. The chemical agent is configured to substantially increase a rate of degradation of the body.

Inventors: Marya; Manuel P. (Sugar Land, TX), Fleming; John (Damon, TX), Phillips; Larry W. (Angleton, TX)

Assignee: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

International Classification: E21B 33/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018