Patent granted for conformance control research

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On March 1, 2022

A U.S. patent for “Re-crosslinking particle gel for CO2 conformance control and CO2 leakage blocking” has been awarded to the Curators of the University of Missouri from Missouri S&T inventors:

  • Dr. Baojun Bai, Lester R. Birbeck Endowed Professor of Petroleum Engineering
  • Dr. Thomas Schuman, professor of chemistry
  • Dr. Yifu Long, a 2021 Missouri S&T petroleum engineering graduate

This patent and a previous patent awarded last November are related technologies developed for conformance control in oilfields.

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