|FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. REGISTER now for FREE|
USPTO Class 175 | Browse by Industry: Previous - Next | All
10/2007 | Recent | 08: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sp | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | | 07: D | N | O | S | A | J | J | M | A | M | F | J | | 06: 12 | 11 | 10 | 09 | 8 | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | Dec | Nov | | 2010 | 2009 |
Boring or penetrating the earth October listing of patent apps 10/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 10/25/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing of patent apps
20070246261 - Ac coiled tubing rig with automated drilling system: A method of automatic drilling of a well with coil tubing or drill pipe tubing utilizes AC motors coupled to variable frequency drives controlled by a programmable logic controller. For example, a coil tube injector is supported in a mast for injecting coil tube from a reel and into a... Agent: Sean W. Goodwin
20070246263 - Pressure safety system for use with a dynamic annular pressure control system: A method for controlling formation pressure during the drilling of a borehole through a subterranean formation includes selectively pumping a drilling fluid through a drill string extended into a borehole, out a drill bit at the bottom end of the drill string, and into an annular space between drill string... Agent: Richard A. Fagin
20070246260 - Edging and trenching blade: The invention features an elongated blade having at least one first tooth near a first end extending in one direction and at least one second tooth near a second end extending in the opposite direction. The body of the blade can be a generally rectangular plate. There can be at... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070246262 - Earth drilling rig having electronically controlled air compressor: In an earth drilling rig in which an air compressor and one or more hydraulic pumps are driven by the same engine, the intake throttle of the compressor is controlled by an electronic controller having a proportional integral derivative control. The controller minimizes unloading of the compressor, allowing the engine... Agent: Howson And Howson
20070246264 - Worm and collar drive drill rig: A drilling or service rig includes a worm drive disposed within and rotatably supported within a mast having one open side. The worm drive defines a helical groove, and a collar is disposed on the worm drive and engages the helical groove. Rotation of the worm drive causes movement of... Agent: Edward Yoo C/o Bennett Jones
20070246265 - Drill string flow control valves and methods: Drill string flow control valves and more particularly, drill string flow control valves for prevention of u-tubing of fluid flow in drill strings are provided. Drill string flow control valves may comprise a valve housing, a valve sleeve axially movable within a valve housing from a closed position to an... Agent: Mark A. Tidwell / Charles Kulkarni Jackson Walker L.L.P.
20070246266 - Drill bit: A drill bit (20) for connection to a casing string (R), wherein the bit (20) comprises an annular bit face (21) which is built-up by a matrix and which comprises a sintered diamond-metal powder mixture, wherein the bit face (21) includes a plurality of radially orientated liquid delivery slots (16,... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP10/18/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing of patent apps
20070240903 - Earth penetrating apparatus and method employing radar imaging and rate sensing: An earth penetrating apparatus includes a cutting tool and a sensor housing. A radar unit, rate sensor unit, processor, and transmitter are provided in the sensor housing. An antenna arrangement is coupled to the radar unit and configured for transmitting and receiving electromagnetic signals in a relatively forward and/or lateral... Agent: Attention Of: Mark A. Hollingsworth Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC
20070240904 - Methods for designing and fabricating earth-boring rotary drill bits having predictable walk characteristics and drill bits configured to exhibit predicted walk characteristics: Walk characteristics of an earth-boring rotary drill bit may be predicted by measuring locations and orientations of cutting elements thereof and calculating the magnitude and direction of an imbalance force of the drill bit using the measurements obtained. The calculated imbalance force may be compared to the imbalance force of... Agent: Trask Britt
20070240905 - Drill bit with multiple cutter geometries: A drill bit has cutting elements with multiple cutting surface geometries that are positioned so that their cutting profiles overlap, but do not completely contain or engulf one another. The different cutting surface geometries and the specific overlap create a zone of high density in the middle regions of the... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section
20070240906 - Tapered reamer bit: A tapered reamer bit which achieves a reaming function at least in part by tension fracturing a geographic formation such that the resulting fragments of the formation are forced upward and/or backward and without relying on multiple rotatably positionable cylinders disposed on the reamer bit. Because of the tooth placement... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.C.
20070240907 - Method and apparatus for operating an actuator: A drilling or flushing medium is used in the operation of an actuator for controlling an earth working device which uses the drilling or flushing medium for its operation as well. The actuator is acted upon by the medium , which can be retained in the actuator through suitable operation... Agent: Henry M. Feiereisen Henry M. Feiereisen, LLC
20070240908 - Top drive assembly: A top drive assembly for wellsite operations may include a quill, a swivel including a swivel housing and a swivel bearing therein in which the quill is supported, a drive system for applying torque to the quill, and link arm hangers extending from the swivel housing and formed to accept... Agent: Bennett Jones C/o Ms Roseann Caldwell
20070240909 - Scissors type vertical elevated substructure: A scissors type vertical elevated substructure. The base and the surface of the substructure are articulated through folding legs. The nodes of the legs are articulated through connection rods and form double parallelograms which are mirror images and share a common base. There is a guide device on the base.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070240910 - High-strength, high-toughness matrix bit bodies: A new composition for forming a matrix body which includes spherical sintered tungsten carbide and an infiltration binder including one or more metals or alloys is disclosed. In some embodiments, the composition may include a Group VIIIB metal selected from one of Ni, Co, Fe, and alloys thereof. Moreover, the... Agent: Osha, Liang LLP / Smith10/11/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing of patent apps
20070235227 - Steering tool: A steering tool for use in drilling a borehole, including a tubular housing, a tool actuating device movably supported within the housing, a plurality of hydraulically actuated steering devices circumferentially spaced about the housing, and a hydraulic control system interposed between the tool actuating device and the steering devices for... Agent: Emery Jamieson Terrence N. Kuharchuk
20070235223 - Systems and methods for managing downhole pressure: A system comprising a drilling vessel, a riser connected to the drilling vessel, a drillstring within the riser, the drillstring extending into a borehole, a drill bit connectable to the drillstring, a pump system comprising an inlet in the riser and an outlet to the drilling vessel, and a pump... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20070235224 - Drill pipe with vibration dampening liner: An instrumented drill pipe including an elastomeric tubular liner secured to the inner surface of a tubular member. The elastomeric liner has an interior surface configured to form a plurality of lobes extending radially inwardly and spaced circumferentially about the liner. An elongated measurement instrument assembly is positioned within the... Agent: Dunlap, Codding & Rogers P.C.
20070235225 - Electromagnetic wave resistivity tool having a tilted antenna for geosteering within a desired payzone: This invention is directed to a downhole method and apparatus for simultaneously determining the horizontal resistivity, vertical resistivity, and relative dip angle for anisotropic earth formations. The present invention accomplishes this objective by using an antenna configuration in which a transmitter antenna and a receiver antenna are oriented in non-parallel... Agent: Krueger Iselin LLP (1391)
20070235226 - Method and apparatus for rescaling measurements while drilling in different environments: A method of using a survey system comprising at least one sensor. The method comprises operating the survey system to provide information regarding the orientation of the sensor relative to the Earth at a first resolution level while the sensor is a first distance relative to the Earth's surface and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070235228 - Drill, wall protector and drilling method: A drill includes a main body and a high-hard tip attached to a front end of the body. The tip has a width greater than the diameter of the body and has an angular cutting portion. In order to form a hole having a greater distal end in a wall,... Agent: Casella & Hespos
20070235229 - Powered hand slips: Hand slips having an automated device for raising and lowering the hand slips including a mounting bracket, a motor and a yoke connected to the hand slips using a suitable linkage.... Agent: Ted M. Anthony
20070235230 - Pdc cutter for high compressive strength and highly abrasive formations: A PDC cutter utilizes the combination of an elliptical shape with higher thermal resistance obtained through leaching to provide a cutter which is more effective than a cutter using either concept alone. The PDC cutter includes a tungsten carbide portion with protrusions extending from a surface thereof in a pattern.... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section10/04/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing of patent apps
20070227773 - Positioning control system for moving element and laser drilling machine: A positioning control system for positioning a moving element on a basis of position command data is provided with a feedback loop. The system is also provided with a loop gain modifier for determining a loop gain, which is to be used in a following positioning operation, on a basis... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070227774 - Method for controlling fluid pressure in a borehole using a dynamic annular pressure control system: A method for controlling formation pressure during the drilling of a borehole through a subterranean formation includes selectively pumping a drilling fluid through a drill string extended into a borehole, out a drill bit at the bottom end of the drill string, and into an annular space between drill string... Agent: Richard A. Fagin
20070227775 - Shape memory alloy actuated steerable drilling tool: A rotary steerable apparatus is provided having an actuator for pushing the bit or pointing the bit that includes a shape memory alloy. An elongated form of the alloy, such as a wire or rod, is employed in a mechanism that applies force in a direction transverse to the wellbore... Agent: Burleson Cooke L.L.P.
20070227779 - Jet motor: The invention comprises a downhole jet motor, and a method of using same, that can be utilized to drill or to clean a well bore or tubing. The jet motor comprises a power shaft partially surrounded by a control sleeve defining a blind annular space, closed at the upper end... Agent: Keeling Patents And Trademarks
20070227776 - Borehole telemetry system: An acoustic telemetry apparatus and methods for communicating digital data from a down-hole location through a borehole to the surface or between locations within the borehole are described including a receiver and a transmitter linked by an acoustic channel wherein acoustic channel has a cross-sectional area of 58 cm2 or... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department
20070227777 - Down-the-hole hammer with pilot and method of enlarging a hole: A down-the-hole hammer includes a piston movably disposed in a casing and a percussion bit at an end of the casing. The percussion bit includes an integral bit and shank and a pilot removably fastened at a forward end of the bit. A method of enlarging a preexisting hole is... Agent: Wrb-ip LLP
20070227778 - Methods for the installation of earth anchors: An adapter attachment for an auger which includes an connecting shaft sized and shaped to be attached to the pilot bit hole present in the end of an auger, after the removal of pilot bit. The adapter also includes a bolt flange for connection to a foundation anchor installation plate/tool... Agent: Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, Lc Attn: BoxIPDept.
20070227780 - Drill string system for performing measurement while drilling and logging while drilling operations: A drill string system for performing measurement while drilling and logging while drilling operations for oil and gas drilling is provided. The drill string system includes a drill string section having a bore defined by an inner length of surface of a pipe wall which has an outer surface. A... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20070227781 - High density row on roller cone bit: An earth-boring bit has a high density row on one of its cones. Each cone has a nose area and a gage area with a heel row of teeth at the gage area. One of the cones has a farther intermediate row of teeth and another one of the cones... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
20070227782 - Hard composite cutting insert and method of making the same: A hard composite cutting insert useful for cutting strata such as earth or rock that includes a body that is tough. The body contains a member that is harder than the body (i.e., has a harder region). The combination of the tough body with the harder member (or region) embedded... Agent: Kennametal Inc.Previous industry: Electricity: conductors and insulators
Next industry: Weighing scales
RSS FEED for 20130613:
Integrate FreshPatents.com into your RSS reader/aggregator or website to track weekly updates.
For more info, read this article.
Thank you for viewing Boring or penetrating the earth patents on the FreshPatents.com website. These are patent applications which have been filed in the United States. There are a variety ways to browse Boring or penetrating the earth patent applications on our website including browsing by date, agent, inventor, and industry. If you are interested in receiving occasional emails regarding Boring or penetrating the earth patents we recommend signing up for free keyword monitoring by email.
FreshPatents.com Support - Terms & Conditions
Results in 0.32822 seconds