Methods for improving the productivity of oil producing wells

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2012-09-11

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Gary A. Pope
Mukul M. Sharma
Jimmie R. Baran, Jr.
Vishal Bang

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Methods for treating clastic formations bearing brine and at least one of black oil or volatile oil using a composition containing a nonionic polymer and solvent. The solvent at least one of solubilizes or displaces at least one of brine or oil in the clastic formation. Methods for treating a formation having at least one fracture using a composition containing a nonionic polymer and solvent. Methods for making a composition for treating a clastic formation bearing brine and at least one of black oil or volatile oil.

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