US Patent No. 10,920,133

COMPOSITIONS FOR DUST CONTROL AND METHODS MAKING AND USING SAME


Patent No. 10,920,133
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Compositions For Dust Control And Methods Making And Using Same
Inventorship Sarkis Kakadjian, Houston, TX (US)
Jose Garza, Houston, TX (US)
Marvin Solomon, Houston, TX (US)
Assignee NexTier Completion Solutions Inc., Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,920,133

1. A treated dust-containing material composition comprising:a dust-containing material, and
an effective amount of an oil based dust suppression composition comprising:
(a) at least one sugar alcohol ester, and
(b) at least one glyceride,
wherein the oil based dust suppression composition reduces dust of the dust-containing material from about 30% to about 100%,
wherein the oil based dust suppression composition is free or substantially free of water or an aqueous solution, and
wherein the at least one sugar alcohol ester improves flowability and reduces screen out propensity of the treated dust-containing material.