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Methods and systems using encapsulated tracers and chemicals for reservoir interrogation and manipulation

United States Patent

November 4, 2014
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An apparatus, method, and system of reservoir interrogation. A tracer is encapsulating in a receptacle. The receptacle containing the tracer is injected into the reservoir. The tracer is analyzed for reservoir interrogation.
Roberts; Jeffery (Livermore, CA), Aines; Roger D. (Livermore, CA), Duoss; Eric B. (Dublin, CA), Spadaccini; Christopher M. (Oakland, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC. (Livermore, CA)
13/ 546,925
July 11, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.