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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. 10/28/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20100270015 - In situ thermal processing of an oil shale formation: A oil shale formation may be treated using an in situ thermal process. A mixture of hydrocarbons, H2, and/or other formation fluids may be produced from the formation. Heat may be applied to the formation to raise a temperature of a portion of the formation to a pyrolysis temperature. Heat... Agent: Del Christensen Shell Oil Company
20100270016 - Compositions and methods for servicing subterranean wells: This invention relates to methods for servicing subterranean wells, in particular, fluid compositions and methods for remedial operations during which the fluid compositions are pumped into a wellbore and make contact with well cements placed during primary cementing or previous remedial cementing operations.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation David Cate
20100270017 - Delayed breaker: A process that includes pumping a first wellbore fluid comprising an oxidative degradable polymer into a wellbore through a subterranean formation; pumping a second wellbore fluid comprising a pH-activated oxidative breaker into the wellbore; pumping a third wellbore fluid comprising a delayed acid source into the wellbore; and allowing the... Agent: Osha Liang/mi
20100270018 - Fishing tool: A packer tool (10) for milling and retrieving a packer from the casing of a well bore is provided. The tool (10) comprises an upper milling portion (14), a lower attachment portion (16) at least partially located within the upper milling portion (14), and a debris retainer (28,128,228) for capturing... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20100270019 - Method of obtaining a treatment composition for improving the productivity of hydrocarbon producing wells: A method of obtaining a treatment composition for treating a hydrocarbon-bearing clastic formation having brine therein to enhance recovery of hydrocarbon from the formation. The method comprises: obtaining a formation information set comprising a temperature value, brine content value, and brine composition data obtained from a geological zone of the... Agent: Chalker Flores, LLP
20100270020 - Methods for treating hydrocarbon-bearing formations with fluorinated anionic surfactant compositions: Methods of treating a hydrocarbon-bearing formation having brine and liquid hydrocarbons and treated hydrocarbon-bearing formations. The methods include contacting the hydrocarbon-bearing formation with a composition comprising solvent and a fluorinated anionic surfactant. In some embodiments, the solvent solubilizes the brine in the hydrocarbon-bearing formation without causing the fluorinated anionic surfactant... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20100270021 - Methods for treating hydrocarbon-bearing formations with fluorinated polymer compositions: A method of treating a hydrocarbon-bearing formation and treated hydrocarbon-bearing formations. The method includes contacting the hydrocarbon-bearing formation with a composition having solvent and a fluorinated polymer. The fluorinated polymer has units having formula (I): A method for making a composition containing these units is also disclosed.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20100270022 - Deep water completions fracturing fluid compositions: It has been discovered that fracturing fluid compositions can be designed for successful deep water completion fracturing fluid operations. These fluids must be pumped relatively long distances from offshore platforms to the reservoir, and they are often subjected to a wide temperature range. Under these conditions, it is necessary to... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100270023 - Methods and compositions for packing void spaces and stabilizing formations surrounding a wellbore: Methods are provided that include a method comprising mixing particulates with a consolidating agent emulsion to form a slurry; creating a foamed slurry by adding a foaming agent and a gas to the slurry; placing the foamed slurry into a portion of a subterranean formation so as to create a... Agent: Robert A. Kent
20100270024 - Method and apparatus for the continuous treatment of a water well: An apparatus for the continuous treating of a water well with chlorine or hydrogen peroxide to do away with shock chlorination includes an inlet pipe, which is mounted in the cover on a water well and an elongated tube extending downwardly from the bottom end of the pipe into the... Agent: George A. Seaby Seaby & Associates
20100270025 - Riser buoyancy adjustable thrust column: An offshore drilling riser joint has a central riser pipe, a number of auxiliary lines mounted around it, and a buoyancy module assembly of a buoyant material. A pair of upper thrust sleeves slide over two of the auxiliary lines, each of the upper thrust sleeves having a flange in... Agent: Patent Department Ge Oil & Gas
20100270029 - Back pressured hydraulic pump for sucker rod: Disclosed is an apparatus comprising a hydraulic cylinder assembly, a load connected to the cylinder, a reversible hydraulic pump assembly, a pressurized supply of hydraulic fluid, first and second conduits for hydraulic fluid, and a control system. The hydraulic cylinder assembly comprises a cylinder sealed by an upper head and... Agent: John R. Casperson
20100270027 - Method for determining distinct alternative paths between two object sets in 2-d and 3-d heterogeneous data: Distinct paths (40), e.g., locally optimal, are determined in a heterogeneous velocity field (32) between a source object and a target object (33) using gradients (35) of a two-way total arrival time field (34). The foregoing technique may be used to assess hydrocarbon reservoir connectivity.... Agent: Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company
20100270026 - Spectral shaping inversion and migration of seismic data: A geophysical model of a subsurface region is generated based on seismic data, e.g., seismic reflection data. Migration and seismic inversion are applied to the seismic data to generate estimates of one or more physical or seismic properties of the subsurface region. Seismic inversion, such as spectral shaping inversion, is... Agent: Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company
20100270028 - Submersible pumping systems and methods for deep well applications: Submersible pumping systems, devices and methods for extracting liquids in deep well applications are disclosed. In the various embodiments, a submersible pumping system includes a power supply and a power converter coupled to the power supply. A subsurface unit may be coupled to the power converter and positioned in the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100270030 - Full function downhole valve: Downhole valves comprise a housing having a bore, a port, upper and lower recesses disposed in an inner wall surface of the bore, the upper recess disposed above the port and the lower recess disposed below the port, and upper and lower pistons disposed in the bore. The upper and... Agent: Greenberg Traurig (hou) Intellectual Property Department
20100270031 - Downhole dissolvable plug: In one or more embodiments, a downhole plug is disclosed. The downhole plug can include a housing having an aperture disposed generally through the center of the housing, a stopper having a composition of at least two different materials, one or more covers at least partially disposed on the stopper,... Agent: Schlumberger Reservoir Completions
20100270032 - System, method and apparatus for thermal wellhead having high power cable for in-situ upgrading processing: A thermal wellhead having a high voltage cable for in-situ upgrading and processing unconventional oil reservoirs is disclosed. An electrical cable has a power umbilical with an electrical heater on a lower end and an electrical connector opposite the heater. An upper portion of the cable has a second electrical... Agent: Patent Department Ge Oil & Gas
20100270033 - Tubular guiding and gripping apparatus and method: A method and an apparatus to guide a tubular member are described herein. The apparatus includes a bore with a longitudinal axis extending therethrough and configured to support a tubular member, the apparatus having a first opening formed at a first side thereof, a second opening formed at a second... Agent: Osha Liang LLP - Frank's International
20100270034 - Wired multi-opening circulating sub: System and method for circulating fluid within a well bore. A circulation sub configured with communication elements on its ends to link the sub to a downhole communication network. A slideable piston in the sub isolates or exposes an outer port on the sub to an inner fluid flow along... Agent: Conley Rose P.c
20100270037 - Method of creating a wellbore system: A method is disclosed of creating a wellbore system, the method comprising arranging an expandable tubular element in a wellbore formed in an earth formation whereby a lower end portion of the wall of the tubular element extends radially outward and in axially reverse direction so as to form an... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100270036 - Method of expanding a tubular element in a wellbore: A method for radially expanding a tubular element in a wellbore formed in an earth formation comprises arranging the tubular element in the wellbore such that a lower end portion of the wall of the tubular element extends radially outward and in an axially reverse direction so as to define... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100270035 - System and method to expand tubulars below restrictions: A method and apparatus for expanding a tubular below a restriction in a wellbore. An expandable tubular may comprise a first end having a first wall thickness, a second end having a second wall thickness, and a middle section disposed between the first and second ends and having a third... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100270038 - Kerogen extraction from subterranean oil shale resources: The present invention is directed to methods for extracting a kerogen-based product from subsurface (oil) shale formations, wherein such methods rely on fracturing and/or rubblizing portions of said formations so as to enhance their fluid permeability, and wherein such methods further rely on chemically modifying the shale-bound kerogen so as... Agent: Merchant & Gould - Chevron10/21/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20100263856 - Slickline conveyed bottom hole assembly with tractor: A bottom hole assembly is run into the wellbore on slickline with a tractor to assist in movement of the bottom hole assembly through a deviation in either direction. The tractor can have retractable drive components and can be responsive to tension in the slickline to turn it on and... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100263857 - Composite cement retainer: A downhole plug is provided. In one or more embodiments, the plug includes a body and an element system disposed about the body. The plug further includes a first and second back-up ring member having two or more tapered wedges. The tapered wedges are at least partially separated by two... Agent: Edmonds Nolte, PC
20100263858 - Swelling seal: A swelling seal comprises a swellable material configured to swell upon exposure to an activator medium, and a de-emulsifying component configured to encourage separation of at least one constituent phase from an emulsion comprising an activator medium. Once separated, the activating medium may be used to activate the swellable material... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP
20100263859 - Wellbore system: A wellbore system is disclosed, comprising a wellbore extending into an earth formation, the wellbore containing a body of fluid, and an expandable tubular element arranged in the wellbore, whereby a lower end portion of the wall of the tubular element is bent radially outward and in axially reverse direction... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100263860 - System and method to provide well service unit with integrated gas delivery: A technique enables improved efficiency with respect to various coiled tubing and well servicing operations. The technique utilizes a combined mobile unit having several types of equipment combined into at least one transportable unit. The combined mobile unit may comprise a coiled tubing reel having coiled tubing, a well servicing... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation David Cate
20100263861 - System and method for optimizing gravel deposition in subterranean wells: A system for optimizing gravel deposition in a completion interval of a well. The system includes a pumping system that is operable to deliver a gravel pack slurry to the completion interval, an actuator system that is operable to control properties of the gravel pack slurry and a sensor system... Agent: Lawrence R. Youst Lawrence Youst PLLC
20100263862 - Formation fluid evaluation: In-situ formation fluid evaluation methods and apparatus configured to measure a first resonance frequency of a first fluid using a first densimeter downhole, wherein a first density of the first fluid is known; measure a second resonance frequency of a second fluid using a second densimeter downhole, wherein the second... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20100263863 - Microemulsions used as spacer fluids: Nanoemulsions, miniemulsions, microemulsion systems with excess oil or water or both (Winsor III) or single phase microemulsions (Winsor IV) may be pre-formed and used as one or more fluid pills during hydrocarbon recovery operations after drilling with OBM or SBM. The nanoemulsions, miniemulsions, microemulsion systems with excess oil or water... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100263864 - Bidirectional gravel packing in subterranean wells: Systems and methods for bidirectional gravel packing of wells. A gravel packing method includes flowing a gravel slurry in one direction in an annulus formed between a wellbore and a gravel packing assembly, and flowing another gravel slurry in an opposite direction in the annulus. A well system includes a... Agent: SmithIPServices, P.C.
20100263865 - Proppants and uses thereof: Compositions comprising a proppant core having an outer surface and polymeric microspheres attached to at least a portion of the outer surface are described. The compositions are useful, for example, to increase the productivity of a hydrocarbon oil or gas bearing well.... Agent: Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, P.A.
20100263866 - Multifunctional particles for downhole formation treatments: An aqueous, viscoelastic fluid gelled with a viscosifier, e.g. a viscoelastic surfactant, is stabilized and improved with an effective amount of a particulate additive such as alkaline earth metal oxides, alkaline earth metal hydroxides, transition metal oxides, transition metal hydroxides, post-transition metal oxides, and post-transition metal hydroxides. These fluids are... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100263867 - Utilizing electromagnetic radiation to activate filtercake breakers downhole: A downhole wellbore filtercake breaker is disclosed comprising one or more breaker chemicals (or activators thereof) capable of being activated with radiation to form one or more breaker reaction products which in turn are capable of reacting with the filtercake to chemically break down the filtercake. There is also disclosed... Agent: Gordon G. Waggett, P.C.
20100263868 - Tool and method for abrasive formation of openings in downhole structures: An abrasive slurry tool, the tool being attachable to a running string, the tool including a high-pressure assembly, the assembly including a nozzle assembly; and a low-pressure assembly in abrasive fluid communication with the high-pressure assembly, the low-pressure assembly comprising a low pressure holding tank configured to carry recharge abrasive... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100263869 - Method and apparatus for stimulating production from oil and gas wells by freeze-thaw cycling: In a well stimulation method, a subsurface formation is fractured by freezing a water-containing zone within the formation in the vicinity of a well, thereby generating expansive pressures which expand or created cracks and fissures in the formation. The frozen zone is then allowed to thaw. This freeze-thaw process causes... Agent: Donald V. Tomkins C/o Tomkins Law Office
20100263870 - Methods of contacting and/or treating a subterranean formation: Methods of contacting a subterranean formation are described which provide improved control or reduction of particulate migration, transport or flowback in wellbores and reservoirs, and which may do so without sacrificing substantial hydraulic conductivity. One method comprises injecting into a well-bore intersecting the subterranean formation a fluid composition comprising a... Agent: Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, P.A.
20100263872 - Erosion resistant flow connector: A wellbore servicing apparatus, comprising an inlet space, a central space adjacent and in fluid communication with the inlet space along a central axis, a dome space adjacent and in fluid communication with the central space along the central axis, and a plurality of channels adjacent to and in fluid... Agent: John W. Wustenberg
20100263874 - Method and apparatus for freeze-thaw well stimulation using orificed refrigeration tubing: A method and apparatus for introducing refrigerant into a wellbore, for freeze-fracturing a selected region of a subsurface formation, uses refrigerant diffuser pipe having multiple orifices in a selected pattern along a designated section of its length. The orificed supply tubing is disposed within a refrigerant return conduit, thereby forming... Agent: Donald V. Tomkins C/o Tomkins Law Office
20100263873 - Method and apparatus for use in selectively fracing a well: An apparatus for selectively fracing a well includes a tubular body having an exterior surface, and an interior surface that defines an interior bore. An annular flow area that has at least one fluid flow port extends radially through the tubular body to permit fluids from the interior bore to... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20100263871 - Open hole frac system: A fracturing operation is done in open hole without annular space isolation. The annular space is spanned by telescoping members that are located behind isolation valves. A given bank of telescoping members can be uncovered and the telescoping members extended to span the annular space and engage the formation in... Agent: Mossman, Kumar And Tyler, PC
20100263875 - Drilling systems for cleaning wellbores, bits for wellbore cleaning, methods of forming such bits, and methods of cleaning wellbores using such bits: Wellbore cleaning bits include a bit body, at least one cutting structure on the bit body, and a shank configured to attach the bit body to a drill string. Drilling systems for cleaning wellbores include a wellbore cleaning bit coupled to a drill string. The wellbore cleaning bit may include... Agent: Traskbritt, P.C.
20100263876 - Combination down hole tool: A series of down hole tools are assembled from a common subassembly to which are added various specialty parts to make a flow back plug, a bridge plug or a plug with a disintegratable check valve. The subassembly may be used, as is, as a ball drop plug. The components... Agent: G. Turner Moller
20100263877 - Installable load shoulder for a wellhead: A system for supporting tubing with an installable load shoulder. The system includes a wellhead formed with an enlarged first circumferential groove in the wall of the vertical bore of the wellhead, and a second circumferential groove extending upwardly or downwardly from the first circumferential groove. At least one opening... Agent: Greenlee Sullivan P.C.
20100263878 - Method of expanding a tubular element in a wellbore: A method of radially expanding a tubular element in a wellbore formed in an earth formation comprises arranging the tubular element in the wellbore such that a lower end portion of the wall of the tubular element extends radially outward and in an axially reverse direction so as to form... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20100263879 - Spooled device guide system: A technique facilitates coiled tubing operations in offshore environments. The technique employs a spooled device, which is disposed on a reel located on an offshore facility. A guide system is mounted on the offshore facility to guide the spooled device from the reel, along a desired path, and down through... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation - Hcs
20100263880 - Downhole seal: A downhole seal comprises a seal body having a swellable material configured to swell upon exposure to a swelling activator to establish a seal within a wellbore, and at least one protection element configured to protect at least a portion of the seal body when the downhole seal is translated... Agent: Fulwider Patton LLP- None available for 10/01/2010
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