Oklahoma Inventors develop Cementing composition

Oklahoma Inventors develop Cementing composition
Published: 21 May 2007


Craig W. Roddy, Ricky L. Covington and Jiten Chatterji, all from Duncan, Okla., have developed cementing compositions that comprise cement kiln dust.

According to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "Cementing compositions are provided that comprise water, cement kiln dust, vitrified shale, zeolite, and/or amorphous silica, that utilize a packing volume fraction such that the solid particulate materials of the fluid are in a hindered settling state."

An abstract of the invention, released by the Patent Office, said: "Methods of cementing are provided that utilize compositions comprising water, cement kiln dust, vitrified shale, zeolite, and/or amorphous silica, that utilize a packing volume fraction such that the solid particulate materials of the fluid are in a hindered settling state."