ApplicationNo. 06/812639 filed on 12/23/1985
US Classes:166/305.1, Placing fluid into the formation166/280.1, Specific propping feature (EPO)166/308.1Fracturing (EPO)
ExaminersPrimary: Novosad, Stephen J.
Assistant: Odar, Thomas J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesE21B 43/25 (20060101)
E21B 43/00 (20060101)
E21B 43/26 (20060101)
AbstractA method of completing a production well for the recovery of gas from a coal seam is disclosed. The well is of the type having a casing cemented in the well and the method comprises the steps of providing perforations in the casing above and/or below the coal seam, and hydraulically fracturing the coal seam through the perforations in the casing.