Ground Supporting Energy Recovery Medium with Carbohydrate-Based Thickener, Salt and Proppant in Base Liquid

Herbert Hofstätter (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Energy recovery medium for insertion into a ground hole in a ground comprising a recoverable energy carrying medium, wherein the energy recovery medium comprises a base liquid, a carbohydrate-based thickener mixed in the base liquid, a salt dissolved in the base liquid and configured for increasing a density of the base liquid, and proppant particles dispersed within the mixture of the base liquid, the thickener and the salt.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2016230081
IPCE21B 43/ 267 A I
Priority date18/09/14
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2016

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