Patent Number: 8,876,437

Title: Use of elastomers to produce gels for treating a wellbore

Abstract: A method of treating an earth formation that includes introducing at least one blocked isocyanate in a liquid phase into the earthen formation; introducing at least one active hydrogen compound into the earthen formation; and contacting the blocked isocyante and the active hydrogen compound form an elastomeric gel is disclosed.

Inventors: Ballard; David Antony (Aberdeenshire, GB)

Assignee: M-I L.L.C.

International Classification: C09K 17/00 (20060101); C09K 8/00 (20060101); C09K 8/54 (20060101); E21B 43/16 (20060101); C09K 8/60 (20060101); C09K 8/524 (20060101); E02D 3/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00