Patent Number: 9,803,131

Title: Oil and gas well proppants of silicone-resin-modified phenolic resins

Abstract: Proppant particles coated with an arylolic resin/silicone resin copolymer, wherein the silicon resin contains D units and T units, are suitable for fracturing operations in geological formations and retain their deformability over time without becoming excessively brittle.

Inventors: Fournier; Frances Marie (Ypsilanti, MI)

Assignee: Wacker Chemical Corporation

International Classification: C09K 8/80 (20060101); E21B 43/267 (20060101); C09K 8/62 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-10-31 0:00:00