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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. 03/06/2014 > 57 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories.
20140060800 - Enhancing well fluid recovery: A system usable with a well includes a waveform generator for enhancing fluid recovery from a reservoir by controlling a production pump or an injection pump downhole in the well with waveform signals to create a pressure wave which propagates into the reservoir and enhances the recovery of the fluid.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060801 - Preload and centralizing device for milling subterranean barrier valves: A device is associated with a downhole tool to control the weight that can be set down on the tool while the tool is operating. A shroud is secured to the string that supports the tool with interior modular biasing components that for run in extend the tool past the... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140060802 - Method and apparatus for delivering high power laser energy over long distances: Workover and completion systems, devices and methods for utilizing 10 kW or more laser energy transmitted deep into the earth with the suppression of associated nonlinear phenomena. Systems and devices for the laser workover and completion of a borehole in the earth. These systems and devices can deliver high power... Agent: Foro Energy Inc.
20140060803 - Magnetic key for operating a multi-position downhole tool: A downhole tool for use in a wellbore tubular string comprises a housing having a bore therethrough forming part of a fluid flowpath through the wellbore tubular string, a sliding member operable to slide with respect to the housing, a plurality of magnetic pins, and a corresponding plurality of springs.... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060804 - Well cleaning device: A tool for cleaning a casing of an oil well may include an elongate housing configured to be lowered into a well casing. A discharge head may be disposed at one end of the housing, the discharge head including a first electrode having a first end surface, a first insulator... Agent:
20140060805 - Fluid seal with swellable material packing: The present disclosure provides a casing seal for a wellhead, including a casing with an internal surface having an annular groove therein. A fluid seal is disposed in the annular groove and includes an internal bead for sealing against a cylindrical surface of an inner case or tube. A swellable... Agent: Freudenberg Oil & Gas, LLC
20140060806 - Systems, methods, and devices for isolating portions of a wellhead from fluid pressure: A wellhead system is provided. In one embodiment, the wellhead system includes a bypass sleeve for temporarily isolating portions of a wellhead assembly from pressurized fracing fluid. The bypass sleeve may include a generally tubular body having a tool interface, a lock ring disposed at least partially around the body,... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140060807 - Injector for logging or intervention string: A well logging- or well intervention string injector includes two adjacent motorized endless chains with gripper elements for bearing against the string. The gripping elements have an engagement packer against the string. The gripping elements run over the back supporting rollers carried by separate back supporting roller brackets. The back... Agent: C6 Technologies As
20140060808 - Device for reducing rod string backspin in progressive cavity pump: A backspin reducing device for reducing an amount or a rate of backspin of a rod string when lifting the rotor apart from the stator of an oil or gas downhole progressive cavity pump. The backspin reducing device includes a substantially cylindrical housing having one or more threaded pin receptacles... Agent: Titus Tools Inc.
20140060809 - Back pressure valve: A system in some embodiments includes a back pressure valve configured to mount in a mineral extraction system. The back pressure valve comprises a cylindrical body comprising a venting port coaxial with a longitudinal axis of the cylindrical body and a plunger disposed in the venting port, wherein the plunger... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140060810 - Systems, methods, and devices for isolating portions of a wellhead from fluid pressure: A wellhead system is provided. In one embodiment, the wellhead system includes a bypass sleeve for temporarily isolating portions of a wellhead assembly from pressurized fracing fluid. The bypass sleeve may include a generally tubular body having a tool interface, a lock ring disposed at least partially around the body,... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140060811 - Downhole elastomeric components including barrier coatings: An apparatus for performing a downhole operation includes: a carrier configured to be disposed in a borehole in an earth formation; and a deformable component configured to be disposed in the borehole, the deformable component including an elastomeric material and a barrier coating disposed on a surface of the elastomeric... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140060812 - Standoff device for downhole tools using slip elements: A device and method for use is provided for grippingly engaging a tubular, in particular for gripping a wellbore casing. Drillable bridge plugs may use hardened buttons or other slip arrangements and materials that may be susceptible to damage when the bridge is being run into the wellbore. It may... Agent: Weatherford/lamb, Inc.
20140060813 - Expandable fracture plug seat apparatus: An annular seat structure, for use in subterranean well stimulation operations, is operative in conjunction with associated expansion control structure to permit a predetermined number of fracture plug members to axially pass therethrough. In an illustrated embodiment thereof, the annular seat structure is movable between a retracted position having a... Agent: Utex Industries, Inc.
20140060814 - Pulse fracturing device and method: A method of inducing fracture in at least a portion of a geologic structure includes inducing acoustic waves into a fluid medium present in a borehole extending at least partially into the structure. Embodiments may include preheating or pressurizing the fluid medium prior to inducing the acoustic wave therein. A... Agent:
20140060815 - Functionally gradient elastomer material for downhole sealing element: A sealing device of enhanced configuration for use in downhole in a well. The device may include an element of elastomeric and unitary construction. At the same time, however, the element may include a substantially cured outer shell disposed about a substantially under-cured inner core. Thus, enhanced robustness and durability... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060816 - Multiple sectioned wire-wrapped screens: Operators manufacture a wellscreen by forming a wire-wrapped screen on a base pipe. Rather than stopping and restarting winding, the desired length of screen is completed along the base pipe, and then the wire screen is segmented into a plurality of screen sections as required for the various zones and... Agent: Weatherford/lamb, Inc.
20140060817 - Heavy duty rope sockets and related methods: A rope socket comprises a slip cone subassembly having a straight outer diameter and a tapered inner diameter. A plurality of slips is positioned within the slip cone body. A retainer ring holds the slips together. A guide plug is positioned within the slips to maintain the slips in an... Agent: National Oilwell Varco, L.p
20140060818 - Method of analysis of polymerizable monomeric species in a complex mixture: Method of selective quantitation of a polymerizable monomeric species in a well spacer fluid, said method comprising the steps of adding at least one solvent having a refractive index of less than about 1.33 to a sample of the complex mixture to produce a solvent phase, and measuring the refractive... Agent:
20140060819 - Determining surface wetting of metal with changing well fluids: Methods and apparatuses for determining surface wetting of a metallic material with changing well fluids. In general, the methods according to the invention include measuring electrical impedance spectroscopy (“EIS”) for a system simulating downhole conditions for the wetting of a surface. Methods and apparatuses for making EIS measurements model double-layer... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060820 - Drill bit for performing electromagnetic measurements in a subterranean formation: A drill bit for measuring the electromagnetic propagation resistivity of a subterranean formation is disclosed. The drill bit includes a shank portion and a cutting portion with a raised face. The drill bit includes a transmitter element and a receiver element disposed on the raised face. The transmitter element propagates... Agent:
20140060821 - Downhole x-ray source fluid identification system and method: A method and system for determining a property of a sample of fluid in a borehole. A fluid sample is collected in a downhole tool. While collecting, X-rays are transmitted proximate the fluid from an X-ray source in the tool and an X-ray flux that is a function of a... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060822 - Method for determining properties of a hydrocarbon reservoir formation and produced fluids in the process of production: An acoustic signal is recorded at least once, the signal being a response of a wellbore-reservoir system onto acoustic impulses of pressure. A source of the pressure impulses is an electric submersible pump located inside the wellbore. The acoustic signal is recorded at least once by at least one sensor... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060823 - In situ combustion for steam recovery infill: Methods and systems produce petroleum products from a formation by a steam assisted process followed by an in situ combustion process. The steam assisted process utilizes an injector and first producer to form a steam chamber within the formation as the products are recovered. The in situ combustion then starts... Agent: Conocophillips Company
20140060824 - Reducing differential sticking during sampling: A method includes lowering a downhole tool via a pipe into a wellbore drilled through a formation via the pipe and establishing a fluid communication between the downhole tool and the formation at a location in the wellbore. The method also includes extracting from the formation a first fluid stream... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060825 - Direct steam generation co2 output control: Methods and systems generate steam and carbon dioxide mixtures suitable for injection to assist in recovering hydrocarbons from oil sands based on concentration of the carbon dioxide in the mixtures as influenced by temperature of water introduced into a direct steam generator. Increasing temperature of the water to above 200°... Agent: Conocophillips Company
20140060830 - Method and apparatus for treating a well: A method for treating a well includes positioning a seat within the well that is capable of catching an obstruction which will prevent flow of fluid downstream of the seat. According to one embodiment of the invention, the seat is formed by expanding a sleeve with a ring positioned around... Agent: Texian Resources
20140060829 - Methods for forming highly conductive propped fractures: Methods of propping subterranean fractures using swellable particulates. Some methods alternate the placement into a fracture of proppant and swellable particulates. Other methods alternate the placement into a fracture of proppant-free fluid and swellable particulates. Still other methods combine proppant and swellable particulates into a single fluid and place that... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060828 - Methods for hindering settling of proppant aggregates in subterranean operations: Methods of treating subterranean formations with treatment fluids comprising foam particulates are provided. One embodiment provides a method of fracturing a subterranean formation comprising introducing a fracturing fluid into the subterranean formation at a pressure sufficient to create or enhance at least one fracture therein; providing proppant aggregates themselves comprising... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060826 - Methods of forming pillars and channels in propped fractures: Methods of forming highly conductive pillars and channels in propped fractures in a subterranean formation including a) introducing high-density proppants into a fracture within a subterranean formation, wherein the fracture has a lower portion and an upper portion; b) introducing a spacer gel into the fracture; c) introducing low-density proppants... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060827 - Methods of hindering the settling of proppant aggregates: Methods comprising providing a carrier fluid having a density; providing a proppant aggregates having a density higher than that of the carrier fluid; and, providing low-density particulates having a density lower than that of the carrier fluid. Then the carrier fluid, proppant aggregates, and low-density particulates are combined to create... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060831 - Well treatment methods and systems: Methods, fluids, equipment and/or systems for treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore, which use less water, less energy, less equipment, have a smaller wellsite footprint, a reduced carbon dioxide emission, an improved distribution of proppant among a plurality of flow paths, an improved stimulation of reservoir fluid production,... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060833 - Process for the production of coated proppants: The present invention relates to a process for the production of coated proppants, proppants obtainable by such a process, uses thereof and processes using the proppants. The process for the production of coated proppants comprises the following steps: (a) mixing a proppant with a polyol component and an isocyanate component,... Agent: Ashland-sudchemie-kemfest Gmbh
20140060832 - Self-suspending proppants for hydraulic fracturing: The invention provides for modified proppants, comprising a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating localizes on the surface of the proppant particle to produce the modified proppant, methods of manufacturing such proppants and methods of use.... Agent: Soane Energy, LLC
20140060834 - Controlled electrolytic metallic materials for wellbore sealing and strengthening: Contacting the wellbore with a fluid composition and forming a metallic powder barrier at or near the tip of a fracture extending from the wellbore into a subterranean formation may strengthen a wellbore. The fluid composition may include a base fluid and a metallic powder having a plurality of metallic... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140060835 - Invert emulsion transition fluid containing calcium aluminate cement: A transition fluid comprises: a hydrocarbon liquid, wherein the hydrocarbon liquid is the external phase of the transition fluid; an aqueous liquid, wherein the aqueous liquid is the internal phase of the transition fluid and wherein the aqueous liquid comprises a water-soluble salt; and a calcium aluminate cement. A method... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060836 - Methods for maintaining zonal isolation in a subterranean well: A cement for use in wells in which carbon dioxide is injected, stored or extracted, comprises elastomer particles. In the event of cement-matrix failure, or bonding failure between the cement/casing interface or the cement/borehole-wall interface, the elastomer particles swell when contacted by carbon dioxide. The swelling seals voids in the... Agent:
20140060837 - Method and apparatus for treating a well: A tool for forming an obstruction in the production casing of an oil or gas well includes a sleeve adapted to be secured to the casing and having an annular abutting surface that captures a body or a cage having a solid body within the casing thereby forming an obstruction.... Agent: Texian Resources
20140060838 - Downhole robotic micro-drilling system: t
20140060839 - Fracturing a well formation: A fracturing tool includes a container structure, and a puncher charge arranged in the container structure, where the puncher charge if detonated is configured to extend an opening through the container structure without creating a perforation tunnel in a formation surrounding the well. An energetic material is to be initiated... Agent: North Schlumberger Oilfield Technologies (xi'an) Co., Ltd.
20140060840 - Altering a composition at a location accessed through an elongate conduit: A composition flowing along an elongate conduit to a location accessed by that conduit contains a precursor substance which, arriving at the location, is converted electrochemically to chemically reactive intermediate. This intermediate reacts with another constituent of the composition, thereby bringing about a change in the composition. The reactive intermediate... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060841 - Fluorous additives for use in a fluorous-based treatment fluid: A treatment fluid comprises: a liquid fluorinated compound; and at least one additive, wherein the additive: (A) comprises carbon and at least one fluorine functional group; and (B) is soluble or dispersible in the liquid fluorinated compound. A method of treating a portion of a well comprises: forming the treatment... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060842 - Electrostatic particulate coating methods and apparatus for fracturing fluids: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for making up fracturing fluid with coated proppant. The method applies opposed electrical charges to the proppant and its coating to create a uniform coating without extensive mechanical mixing, and additionally, the method applies opposed electrical charges to the coated proppant and fracturing fluid... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060843 - Wellbore servicing compositions and methods of making and using same: A method of servicing a wellbore in a subterranean formation comprising placing a wellbore servicing fluid comprising a lost-circulation composite material into a wellbore, wherein the lost-circulation composite material comprises a swellable component and a reinforcing component. A wellbore servicing fluid comprising a reinforcing component disposed within a swellable component... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060844 - Well cleaning method: A method for cleaning a casing of an oil well is disclosed. Operational parameters for a cleaning tool may be defined based, at least in part, on results of a survey of the well. The cleaning tool may include a discharge head to generate electrical discharges between a pair of... Agent:
20140060845 - Fluid composition for wellbore and pipeline cleanout and method of use thereof: A fluid composition for cleanout of wellbores and pipe systems includes an effective amount of an amphiphilic chemical combined with an effective amount of a friction reducer in an aqueous solution of a base liquid. A remainder of the composition includes the base liquid.... Agent:
20140060846 - Downhole casing system: The present invention relates to a casing module for being part of a downhole casing system, comprising a base pipe extending in a longitudinal direction and having a circumference, a functional assembly mounted over the base pipe to define a casing module flow path between the functional assembly and the... Agent: Welltec A/s
20140060847 - Device for operations in proximity of an underwater installation: A seabed positioned subsea installation comprise processing equipment. The subsea installation is provided with at least one guide way and at least one manipulator device. The base of the manipulator device is movably attached to the at least one guide way, and the subsea installation further comprises a frame extending... Agent: Oilfield Technology Group As
20140060848 - Plug and pressure testing method and apparatus: A plug assembly and method for pressure testing a shaft having a generally cylindrical member with a deformable outer surface comprised of alternating soft and rigid ribs and a central void for reception of a sealing component having a sealable central bore, a tubular adapter capable of releasable attachment to... Agent: The Subsea Company
20140060849 - Cap system for subsea equipment: A cap system for subsea equipment that can be employed on various subsea equipment including but not limited to a vertical monobore tree, a horizontal tree, a wellhead and a tubing head spool. The cap system includes a cap assembly that has the flexibility of installation and retrieval for open... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140060850 - Control system for a subsea well: A control system for a subsea well is provided. The control system comprises a tree comprising a hydraulic control supply line for use in opening a downhole safety valve as a result of hydraulic pressure in the line. A part of the line is carried by a structure which is... Agent:
20140060851 - Oil and gas riser spider with low frequency antenna apparatus and method: Apparatus and methods for tracking a plurality of marine riser assets are provided. Part of a riser lifecycle monitoring system, the apparatus can include an oil and gas riser spider to connect a plurality of riser pipe sections during assembly of a riser pipe string. The riser spider forms an... Agent: Vetco Gray Inc.
20140060852 - Pressure testing valve and method of using the same: A wellbore system comprising a casing, and a pressure testing valve incorporated within the casing and comprising a sleeve positioned within a housing and transitional from a first to a second position, and from the second to a third position, wherein, when the sleeve is in the first and second... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140060853 - Multi-purpose fluid conducting swivel assembly: A fluid conducting swivel assembly permits selective transmission of control fluid under pressure through the swivel assembly, while reducing rotational friction and protecting the integrity of fluid pressure sealing elements of such swivel assembly during rotation. The fluid conducting swivel has sufficient strength to accommodate high axial loading and torque... Agent:
20140060854 - Hydraulic disconnect apparatus and method of use: A hydraulic disconnect apparatus is disclosed for disconnecting a pipe string or coiled tubing string from a bottom hole assembly for drilling, work over, or plug and abandonment of oil and gas wells. Disconnection is accomplished by pumping a circulation ball from surface through the pipe or coiled tubing string... Agent:
20140060855 - Angled-penetrator device and system: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a tubing hanger having an angled auxiliary bore is provided. The auxiliary bore may receive a penetrator for a cabling system that powers a submersible pump. The auxiliary bore is angled with respect to the production bore of the tubing hanger. As a result,... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140060856 - Resettable downhole torque limiter and related methods of use: Disclosed is a torque limiter having driver mandrel and driven axially aligned mandrels, a piston movable into and out of an engaged position wherein the driver and driven mandrels are coupled together to transmit torque there between. Hydraulically locking the movable piston in an engaged position. Disengaging the hydraulic lock... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.02/27/2014 > 25 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories.
20140054026 - Air release assembly for use with providing heated water for well related activities: A system is provided that allows relatively low temperature water to be withdrawn from a pipeline for heating and then returning the heated water to the pipeline, wherein the assembly includes a device for limiting or preventing excess air within the pipeline to also be drawn into the one or... Agent: Enservco Corporation
20140054027 - Coarse hard-metal particle internal injection torch and associated compositions, systems, and methods: Internal coarse particle injection plasma transferred arc torch nozzles comprising: a heat-resistant nozzle body; at least one coarse hard-metal particle internal injection port; at least one fine hard-metal particle and matrix internal injection port; at least one gas port; and a cathode. Related systems, apparatus, compositions, and methods involving such... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140054028 - Bitumen recovery process: t
20140054029 - Pressure measurement in highly deviated wells: A pressure measurement system for use with a subterranean well can include a chamber positioned in the well, the chamber having an upper portion and a lower portion as positioned in the well, and a device which, in response to gravity acting on the device, selects the upper portion of... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140054031 - Method and system for well and reservoir management in open hole completions as well as method and system for producing crude oil: According to the method for well and reservoir management in open hole completions, a data acquisition module (100) is advanced through the weilbore and acquires data providing information revealing fractures in the wall of the weilbore, and at least one blocking system (1002, 3000), on the basis of the data... Agent: Maersk Olie Og Gas A/s
20140054030 - Speed control devices and methods for drop down tools: An apparatus for evaluating an earth formation intersected by a wellbore may include a logging tool conveyed into the wellbore through a drilling tubular, a speed control device associated with the logging tool, and a sensor operatively associated with the logging tool. In use, the speed control device varies an... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140054032 - In situ retorting and refining of hydrocarbons: A method of producing hydrocarbons in situ from a fixed-bed hydrocarbon formation disposed below a ground surface and having a higher permeability zone substantially parallel to, and between a top lower permeability zone and a bottom lower permeability zone. The steps include providing at least one injection well and first... Agent:
20140054033 - Methods and compositions for screenless completion: Methods are provided that include a method of a) placing a hydrojetting tool into a subterranean formation; b) introducing a jetting fluid that includes an aqueous base fluid, a stabilizing agent, and a cutting agent into the subterranean formation by use of the hydrojetting tool at a rate sufficient to... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140054034 - Methods and compositions for enhancing well productivity in weakly consolidated or unconsolidated formations: Methods of fracturing a subterranean formation that include the steps of placing a stabilizing fluid comprising a formation stabilizing agent and a degradable fluid loss controlling agent into the subterranean formation at a pressure sufficient to create or enhance at least one fracture therein, wherein the degradable fluid loss controlling... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140054035 - Methods for propping fractures using proppant-laden aggregates and shear-thickening fluids: Methods comprising first introducing a solids-free fracturing fluid into a subterranean formation at a rate sufficient to enhance or create at least one fracture therein. Once a fracture is created or enhanced, a treatment fluid comprising a carrier fluid and a shear-thickening fluid is placed into the fracture. The shear-thickening... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140054036 - Apparatus and method for drilling a wellbore, setting a liner and cementing the wellbore during a single trip: A method of forming a wellbore is provided that in one embodiment includes conveying an inner string and an outer string downhole; attaching the inner string to the outer string at a first location and forming the wellbore; and attaching the inner string to the outer string at a second... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140054037 - Methods for completing subterranean wells: Methods for cementing a subterranean well comprise installing a casing string into a borehole, wherein the casing string comprises a metal having a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) lower than about 6×10−6/° C. A cement sheath is then placed between the exterior surface of the casing string and the formation... Agent:
20140054039 - Materials and methods to prevent fluid loss in subterranean formations: Methods of preventing fluid loss in a downhole formation may include preparing an emulsion containing: an oleaginous phase; an aqueous phase; one or more fibers; injecting the emulsion into the wellbore; allowing the one or more fibers within the emulsion to seal a permeable interval of the formation. In another... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140054038 - Methods for completing subterranean wells: Well cement compositions comprise water, an inorganic cement and one or more fillers having a thermal expansion coefficient (CTE) that is lower than about 3×10−6/° C. The presence of low-CTE fillers may reduce cement-sheath shrinkage when the well temperature falls during stimulation treatments, cyclic steam injection or when the well... Agent:
20140054040 - Methods to enhance matrix acidizing in low permeabilty reservoirs: The subject disclosure relates to matrix acidizing. More specifically, the subject disclosure relates to manipulating downhole pressure to promote in-situ mixing. In particular, downhole pressure is temporarily reduced to allow churning of the dissolved CO2 to facilitate mixing efficiency within the wormholes and the matrix around the wormholes.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140054041 - Apparatus for creating bidirectional rotary force or motion in a downhole device and method of using same: A method for fracturing a wellbore in a formation, including positioning one or more bidirectional rotary sleeves on tubular members into the wellbore; engaging a unidirectional rotary source in a first position with a first bidirectional rotary sleeve of the one or more bidirectional rotary sleeves; operating the unidirectional rotary... Agent:
20140054042 - Centre for the preparation of additives for hydraulic fracturing operations and hydraulic fracturing process employing the preparation centre: Compact and transportable preparation centre which can be used for fracturing operations on gas or oil fields, capable of metering out and dissolving two different polymers in the powder form, and including: two pneumatic means respectively supplying two storage hoppers for two separate polymers; two means for supplying and metering... Agent:
20140054043 - Resilient foam debris barrier: A space filler material is used to prevent accumulation of debris that could later foul the operation of adjacent moving parts. In one application a void space that is subsequently closed by actuated parts is initially filled with a material that is highly compressible and has voids that allow it... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140054044 - Orienting a subsea tubing hanger assembly: An apparatus includes an engagement device to be disposed on a landing string. The engagement device includes a retracted state to allow the apparatus to be run inside a riser and an expanded state to engage the riser to secure the apparatus to the riser. The apparatus further includes an... Agent:
20140054045 - Smart downhole control: A downhole control system can include a pair of drive lines passing through a wellbore member such as a tubing hanger, and a plurality of hydraulic switches, each in communication with the drive lines. Each hydraulic switch can have a unique pressure band, wherein the switch only responds when the... Agent: Vetco Gray U.k., Limited
20140054046 - Rotation inhibiting apparatus: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to methods and apparatus to inhibit rotation within a drilling rig. The apparatus may include a first member connected to a first component of the drilling rig, and a second member connected to the first member and connected to a second component of the drilling rig,... Agent: Frank's Casing Crew And Rental Tools, Inc.
20140054047 - Expandable liner hanger and method of use: An expandable liner hanger system for forging a pressure seal and hanging of the liner weight against outer casing string in a wellbore that includes an outer casing string, and an inner casing string positioned within the outer casing string and having an inner diameter. The system also includes an... Agent: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
20140054049 - Expandable packer: Methods and apparatus include tubing expanded to create a seal in an annulus surrounding the tubing. The tubing includes a sealing material selected to cause forming of undulations in a diameter of the tubing upon expansion of the tubing. Various factors of the sealing material such as deviations in its... Agent:
20140054048 - System and method for enhanced sealing of well tubulars: A well isolation includes a radially expandable sealing element that engages an interior wall of the wellbore tubular and a radially expandable expansion cone in telescopic relationship with the sealing element. The expansion cone expands the sealing element and a swage telescopically engages and expands the expansion cone.... Agent: Owen Oil Tools
20140054050 - Gas fracture injection to overcome retrograde condensation in gas wells: Disclosed is a well configuration and method of forming the configuration and producing hydrocarbons from the configuration. In one embodiment, multiple fractures are formed from a wellbore in a subterranean hydrocarbon gas formation. One fracture is filled with material to create a flow barrier that modifies the flow pattern of... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.02/20/2014 > 44 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.
20140048245 - Replaceable wear plates for use with blind shear rams: A shear ram assembly including upper and lower ram blocks having blades positioned on opposing sides of pipe and other, more ductile items, and arranged to close around and shear the pipe and the more ductile items. The shear ram assembly includes pipe guide arms attached to the upper ram... Agent: Hydril Usa Manufacturing LLC
20140048246 - Reverse rotation protection for borehole pumps: A reverse rotation protection for borehole pumps is disposed in a drive head. The reverse rotation protection includes a housing and a clamping tool for securing a polished rod. The clamping tool includes at least two exchangeable contact elements with which the polished rod can be fixed releasably.... Agent:
20140048247 - Hydraulic jar with low reset force: A hydraulic jar for delivering impacts downhole. The jarring mechanism includes a cup-type piston that moves through a seal bore. The cup is deformable in response to fluid pressure so that it expands each time it moves through the seal bore to compensate for wear on the lip. Since only... Agent: Thru Tubing Solutions, Inc.
20140048248 - Control line running system: A control line running system includes a control line storage unit and a guiding system having a guiding device and a guide rail for guiding a control line from the control line storage unit toward a well center. The system may also include a control line manipulator assembly for moving... Agent: Weatherford/lamb, Inc.
20140048249 - Guide device for coiled tubing: A coiled tubing guide-in device is applied to oil field coiled tubing operation and used for guiding a coiled tubing into injector head gripper blocks. The coiled tubing guide-in device mainly consists of a slip connecting head, a locking sleeve, a floating sleeve, a guide head, and a traction steel... Agent: Drilling Research Institute , Cnpc
20140048250 - Valve with shuttle: A valve with a shuttle for use in a flow management system is capable of bypassing a backflow.... Agent:
20140048251 - Removable fracturing plug of particulate material housed in a sheath set by expansion of a passage through the sheath: The removable plug features a solid material that is housed in a porous container that has its shape changed to transition from the run in shape to the set shape. A swage is moved through a passage in the container to enlarge the passage and move the container to a... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140048252 - Removable fracturing plug of particulate material housed in a sheath set by relative end movement of the sheath: The removable plug features a solid material that is housed in a porous container that has its shape changed to transition from the run in shape to the set shape. A running string and setting tool that creates relative movement deliver the plug and pull on its lower end while... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140048253 - High output, radial engine-powered, road-transportable apparatus used in on-site oil and gas operations: A transportable process platform is provided for maximizing process operations therefrom without exceeding transport weight requirement. Each platform supports a power unit comprising a driven component coupled to a lightweight radial engine. The radial engine is configurable with one or more supplemental cylinder rows to increase the power output to... Agent:
20140048256 - Downhole tester valve having rapid charging capabilities and method for use thereof: A downhole tester valve (100) includes a housing assembly (106) and a mandrel assembly (172, 174) that define therebetween an operating fluid chamber (176), a biasing fluid chamber (184) and a power fluid chamber (180). A valve assembly (126) disposed within the housing assembly (106) is operable between open and... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048254 - System and method of assessing a wellbore servicing fluid or a component thereof: A method of assessing a wellbore servicing fluid or a component thereof comprising providing a plurality of test organisms, dividing the plurality of test organisms into a control group and at least one test group, subjecting the at least one test group to the wellbore servicing fluid or component thereof... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048255 - Automated relief valve control system and method: A pressure relief valve system for use in a downhole operation may include a pressure relief valve configured to relieve pressure from high pressure tubing extending between a pump and a wellhead, and may include a sensor operably disposed to detect pressure in the high pressure tubing. The pressure relief... Agent:
20140048257 - Downhole fluid-gas directional compressor: An oil and gas downhole device is disclosed wherein the device separates the oil and gas from undesired water, which returns to the formation.... Agent:
20140048259 - Preconditioning for bitumen displacement: Methods and systems produce petroleum products with multiple horizontal wells through which injection processes precondition and displace the hydrocarbons in a formation. The wells extend through the formation spaced apart from one another in a lateral direction. Before fluid communication is established between the wells, cyclic injections and production of... Agent:
20140048260 - Hydration acceleration surfactants in conjunction with high molecular weight polymers, and methods and compositions relating thereto: A hydration acceleration surfactant may be utilized in conjunction with high molecular weight polymers in forming high viscosity, aqueous based treatment fluids. Forming such fluids may involve mixing an aqueous base fluid, a hydration acceleration surfactant, a crosslinker polymer, and a base polymer, thereby yielding a treatment fluid, wherein the... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048261 - Treatment fluids comprising a stabilizing compound having quaternized amine groups and methods for use thereof: Methods for mitigating precipitation during matrix acidizing of a subterranean formation. The methods generally comprise introducing a treatment fluid into a subterranean formation. The treatment fluid comprises a chelating agent; a hydrofluoric acid source; and a stabilizing compound. The stabilizing compound has two or more quaternized amine groups. In some... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048262 - Methods for pillar placement in fracturing: Methods for placing proppant aggregates using a diverting fluid comprising a diverting agent and a packing fluid. Proppant aggregates are introduced into a fracture that is fluidically connected to a wellbore through a plurality of perforations. Thereafter, a diverting diverting fluid is introduced into the wellbore to seal some perforations... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048263 - Pressure activated down hole systems and methods: Systems and methods for activating a down hole tool in a wellbore. A piston is moveable from a first position to a second position for activating the down hole tool. The piston includes a first side exposed to an activation chamber, and a second side operatively coupled to the down... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048265 - Cohesive settable cement system: A lightweight cross-linked gelled settable cement fluid system derived by pre-hydrating a water gelling agent, and then using that to mix with a cement blend which results in a very stable cement blend, which will matriculate through any fluid and not disperse, and form a cohesive plug wherever it comes... Agent:
20140048264 - Geopolymer cement compositions and methods of use: Methods and compositions for cementing operations that include pumice in geopolymer cement compositions comprising slag.... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048266 - Methods for determining reactive index for cement kiln dust, associated compositions and methods of use: A variety of methods and compositions are disclosed, including, in one embodiment, a method of treating a well comprising: providing a treatment fluid comprising a base fluid and a blended cementitious component, wherein the blended cementitious component comprises kiln dust from two or more different sources; and introducing the treatment... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048267 - Two-part set-delayed cement compositions: A variety of methods and compositions are disclosed, including, in one embodiment a method of cementing comprising: providing a pozzolan slurry comprising a pozzolan and water; providing a lime slurry comprising hydrated lime and water; allowing the pozzolan slurry and the lime slurry to remain separate for about one day... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048268 - Method for hydraulically fracturing a well using an oil-fired frac water heater: The present invention overcomes many of the disadvantages of prior art mobile oil field heat exchange systems by providing an oil-fired heat exchange system. The present invention is a self-contained unit which is easily transported to remote locations. The present invention includes a single-pass tubular coil heat exchanger contained within... Agent:
20140048269 - Fluid injection system and method: A system for injecting fluids into a well having a fluid supply tine that is connected to a mandrel at the top of the production tree. The system is designed so that all components of the system are packaged together and run to the production tree in one run. The... Agent: Vetco Gray U.k., Limited
20140048270 - Methods and devices for hydraulic fracturing design and optimization: a modification to zipper frac: The present invention provides a method of optimizing the placement of fractures along deviated wellbores by identifying at least two parallel lateral wellbores in a subterranean formation comprising at least a first wellbore and a second wellbore; introducing a first fracture and a second fracture in the first wellbore; introducing... Agent: Texas Tech University System
20140048271 - Sliding sleeve valve and method for fluid treating a subterranean formation: A sliding sleeve valve for wellbore operations includes: a tubular body including a tubular wall including an outer surface and an inner surface defining an inner bore; a fluid port extending through the tubular wall and providing fluidic communication between the outer surface and the inner bore; a sliding sleeve... Agent: Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.
20140048272 - Low-viscosity treatment fluids for transporting proppant: A method of treating a subterranean formation using low-viscosity subterranean treatment fluids with proppants suspended in gel fragments, including providing a fracturing fluid comprising an aqueous base fluid, a proppant, and swellable micro-gel fragments, wherein the fracturing fluid has a low-viscosity in the range of about 0 to about 800... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048273 - Method, system, and composition for producing oil: A method, system, and composition for producing oil from a formation utilizing an oil recovery formulation comprising a surfactant, an alkali, a polymer, and a paraffin inhibitor are provided.... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20140048274 - Modular, distributed, rov retrievable subsea control system, associated deepwater subsea blowout preventer stack configuration, and methods of use: A distributed function control module adapted for use in a modular blowout preventer (BOP) stack for use subsea comprises a housing adapted to be manipulated by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with a stab portion adapted to be received into a BOP stack control module receiver. Control electronics, adapted to... Agent: Oceaneering International, Inc.
20140048275 - Modular, distributed, rov retrievable subsea control system, associated deepwater subsea blowout preventer stack configuration, and methods of use: A distributed function control module adapted for use in a modular blowout preventer (BOP) stack for use subsea comprises a housing adapted to be manipulated by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with a stab portion adapted to be received into a BOP stack control module receiver. Control electronics, adapted to... Agent: Oceaneering International, Inc.
20140048276 - Riser for coil tubing/wire line injection: The present invention is directed to a system including a self supporting riser (SSR) which is connected to a well to provide fluid communication to fossil hydrocarbon reservoirs deep below the seafloor. The SSR is constructed of a plurality of joints comprising regular joints and specialty joints that define the... Agent: My Technologies, L.L.C.
20140048277 - Subsea production system with downhole equipment suspension system: A subsea production system for a well including a subsea production tree, a tubing hanger, and a production tubing extending into the well and supported by the tubing hanger. A downhole equipment suspension system includes a suspension head supported directly or indirectly by the production tree above and separately from... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140048278 - Subsea well assembly and associated method: Subsea well assembly having a Xmas tree (107, 207) and wellhead (103). From a tubing hanger (113) a tubing extends into the well. A part of a production flow passage extends vertically from the tubing hanger (113) in a vertical bore (111) of the Xmas tree. A fail close production... Agent: Aker Subsea As
20140048279 - Swellable screen assembly with inflow control: Disclosed is a swellable screen assembly having inflow control capabilities. One swellable screen assembly includes a base pipe comprising a sidewall portion defining at least one opening therein, a rigid member disposed about a first portion of the base pipe and having a piston arranged therein. The piston has a... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048282 - Method and apparatus for autonomous downhole fluid selection with pathway dependent resistance system: Apparatus and methods for controlling the flow of fluid, such as formation fluid, through an oilfield tubular positioned in a wellbore extending through a subterranean formation. Fluid flow is autonomously controlled in response to change in a fluid flow characteristic, such as density or viscosity. In one embodiment, a fluid... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048280 - Method and apparatus for controlling fluid flow in an autonomous valve using a sticky switch: Apparatus and methods are described for autonomously controlling fluid flow in a tubular in a wellbore. A fluid is flowed through an inlet passageway into a biasing mechanism. A fluid flow distribution is established across the biasing mechanism. The fluid flow distribution is altered in response to a change in... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048281 - Pressure activated down hole systems and methods: Systems and methods for activating a down hole tool in a wellbore. A piston is moveable from a first position to a second position for activating the down hole tool. The piston includes a first side exposed to a first chamber, and a second side exposed to a second chamber.... Agent: Haliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140048283 - Pressure pulse well tool: Implementations described herein are directed to a pressure pulse well tool, which may include an upper valve assembly configured to move between a start position and a stop position in a housing. The pressure pulse well tool may also include an activation valve subassembly disposed within the upper valve assembly.... Agent:
20140048284 - Drill rod break-out wrench and method of use: A drill rod break-out wrench is utilized to disengage and remove drill rods from a drill string. The wrench has a lower body section with a flat, cut-out cavity configured to receive the upper end of the topmost drill rod in a drill string. The upper body section of the... Agent:
20140048285 - System and method for downhole electrical transmission: A technique facilitates transmission of electric signals across well components which move relative to each other in a wellbore environment. The well components are movably, e.g. rotatably, coupled to each other via one or more conductive bearings. Each conductive bearing has a conductive rolling element which enables relative movement, e.g.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140048286 - Systems and methods for a modular drum with a common power pack unit: The system includes a modular drum unit disposed in a first skid. The modular drum unit may include a drum and a winch. The system also includes a power pack assembly disposed in a second skid. The power pack unit may comprise a power source. The system also includes a... Agent:
20140048287 - Manipulatable spider components adapted for cooperation with a vertically reciprocating control line guide: A method and apparatus are provided for installing control lines and pipe into a well. The pipe-holding spider that is normally mounted on the rig floor is adapted for easy disassembly and reassembly when the pipe slips within the spider are not engaged with the outer surface of the pipe... Agent: Frank's Casing Crew And Rental Tools, Inc.
20140048288 - Hydrostatic pressure actuated stroke amplifier for downhole force generator: Methods and apparatus are presented for a hybrid downhole force generator (DFG) using a stroke amplifier driven by hydrostatic pressure for a low-force, long-stroke portion of setting a downhole tool and a DFG powered shaft for a high-force, short-stroke portion of setting the tool. The stroke amplifier has a piston... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.02/13/2014 > 31 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.
20140041852 - Steam distribution apparatus and method for enhanced oil recovery of viscous oil: Methods and apparatus for enhanced and improved viscous oil recovery are disclosed. A horizontal well is drilled through the viscous oil formation. A specially designed tubing string includes outlets that deliver steam more uniformly into the entire horizontal extent of the well borehole. Heat from the steam mobilizes and lowers... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20140041851 - Wellhead lubricator cover: In the area of oilfield wellhead equipment, and specifically the wellhead lubricator, there is often the problem of the fluid or gas inside the lubricator and/or wellhead freezing in cold winter climates. A wellhead lubricator cover is described which can be secured around the wellhead, thereby isolating the wellhead lubricator... Agent:
20140041853 - Coiled tubing injector skate: A coiled tubing injector skate having rollers that independently adjust position to more uniformly distribute roller loading forces is provided. The skate includes a frame and at least one roller having a roller shaft with a first end retained by the frame and a second end retained by the frame.... Agent:
20140041854 - Stabberless elevator assembly with spider interlock control: A collar locating assembly ensures that that an elevator slip assembly does not engage against a pipe collar or coupling. An interlock system controls the operation of elevator slips, as well as related spider slips, in order to prevent unwanted simultaneous disengagement of both elevator and spider slips.... Agent:
20140041855 - Mobile hydraulic workover rig: A rig including a base structure, a derrick extending from the base structure, a hydraulic lift cylinder connected to the upper end of the derrick, a lower slip assembly connected to the base structure, an upper slip assembly, and at least two snub cylinders connected to the base and the... Agent: Rodgers Technology, LLC
20140041856 - System for producing and separating oil: The present invention is directed to a system for producing and separating oil. The system comprises an oil-bearing formation, a low salinity aqueous fluid having an ionic strength of less than 0.15M and having a total dissolved solids content of from 200 ppm to 10000 ppm, a brine solution having... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20140041857 - Setting tool, anchoring and sealing device and system: An anchoring and sealing device includes at least one slip, a seal and a tubular in operable communication with the at least one slip and the seal. The anchoring and sealing device is configured to cause radial movement of the at least one slip into anchoring engagement with a structure... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20140041858 - High temperature packers: Self-initialized packers for use in high temperature steam injection applications in wellbores are provided. The packers include an actuating mechanism for setting a packing element for sealing within an openhole or cased hole. The actuating mechanism includes an actuator sleeve that includes an actuating element constructed from a shape memory... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20140041859 - Reversible ported sub assembly: A reversible ported sub assembly has an upper connection assembly, a ported lower end assembly and a reversible ported jetting member. The reversible ported jetting member has a central through-bore and jet ports extending laterally from the central through-bore to the outer surface of the ported jetting member at an... Agent:
20140041863 - Dual barrier side pocket mandrel with gauge: A dual barrier side pocket mandrel with gauge includes a gas lift barrier valve mandrel with permanent sensors and at least two pockets for accepting gas lift barrier valves, wherein the pockets are connected via a port. The mandrel also includes a production conduit along a central longitudinal axis. The... Agent:
20140041861 - Hydraulic position indicator system: A system useful for monitoring or controlling the back pressure of fluid in a wellbore is disclosed. The system may include: a choke assembly including: a housing having an inlet, an outlet, and a bore; a choke member disposed in the bore for controlling a flow of a fluid from... Agent: M-i L.L.C.
20140041864 - Method and system for evaluating groups of threaded connections: A method associated with the selection of tubulars for hydrocarbon production is described based upon evaluating the performance limits of threaded connections. Constituents of an evaluation group of threaded connections are determined and then a first group of the connections is evaluated via model analysis over a range of conditions.... Agent:
20140041865 - Methods and systems for providing a package of sensors to enhance subterranean operations: A method and system for autonomously enhancing the performance of rig operations at a rig-site, including subterranean operations at a rig-site. The system may include an integrated control system, wherein the integrated control system monitors one or more parameters of sensor units of the rig operations, and a central computer... Agent:
20140041860 - Systems and methods for modeling and triggering safety barriers: Modeling and triggering safety barriers. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are a non-transitory machine-readable storage medium includes executable instructions that, when executed, cause one or more processors to model, using one or more models, safety barriers in one or more drilling rigs based on drilling rig safety barrier... Agent: Landmark Graphics Corporation
20140041862 - Use of magnetic liquids for imaging and mapping porous subterranean formations: Methods and systems for illuminating the pore space or portions thereof of a subterranean formation may use magneto-responsive ionic liquid surfactant. For example, a method may include injecting a treatment fluid comprising a base fluid and at least one magneto-responsive ionic liquid surfactant into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140041866 - Systems and methods for locating wellbore servicing tools within a wellbore: Disclosed are methods and systems for accurately locating wellbore servicing tools within a wellbore. A positioning system includes an elongate housing defining a piston bore with first and second axial ends, a sleeve arranged within the piston bore and having an upset extending radially outward therefrom, one or more lugs... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140041867 - Enhanced oil recovery initiated with zero emission in-situ combustion: The invention provides an enhanced oil recovery process that may be used in light oil reservoirs, and which is particularly beneficial in high-relief formations. The process includes an initial injection of air into the formation through an injection well to support the in-situ combustion and mobilize formation fluids. Produced flue... Agent:
20140041868 - Method and apparatus for drilling and completion fluid separation: A method and apparatus for separating drilling or completion fluids is described. The apparatus may include a fluid container that is operable to at least temporarily contain a drilling or completion fluid. The fluid container may have an inlet port and at least one outlet port. The apparatus may further... Agent:
20140041869 - Method and system for servicing a wellbore: A wellbore servicing composition comprising a base fluid, the base fluid comprising a substantially aqueous fluid, a brine, an emulsion, an invert emulsion, an oleaginous fluid, or combinations thereof, a quantity of template assisted crystallization beads, and a wellbore servicing fluid component, the wellbore servicing fluid component comprising a quantity... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140041870 - Method for reducing permeability of a subterranean reservoir: The present invention provides a method of isolating a selected reservoir zone in a subterranean reservoir comprising at least the step of squeezing a treatment fluid into the selected reservoir zone, the treatment fluid comprising: a viscosifying agent; a fluid loss control agent; and a particulate material. The invention further... Agent: M-i Drilling Fluids Uk Limited
20140041872 - Enhancing production of clathrates by use of thermosyphons: A method and system for initiating hydrocarbon production from a reservoir are provided. This method and system utilize thermosyphons. The system and method utilize one or more sealed, elongated, hollow tubular containers supported in earth in a geothermal heat zone below the reservoir and extending upwardly therefrom into the reservoir.... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20140041871 - Initiating production of clathrates by use of thermosyphons: A method and system for initiating hydrocarbon production from a reservoir are provided. This method and system utilize thermosyphons. The system and method utilize one or more sealed, elongated, hollow tubular containers supported in earth in a geothermal heat zone below the reservoir and extending upwardly therefrom into the reservoir.... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
20140041873 - Method and apparatus for local supply of a treatment fluid to a well portion: An apparatus is for supplying a treatment fluid to a well portion. A container is provided with a fluid chamber which is in closable fluid communication with at least one first outlet, the fluid chamber being defined by front and rear pistons. The front piston, in a starting position, forms... Agent: Archer Norge As
20140041875 - Alkylaryl sulphonate compositions and use thereof for the enhanced recovery of hydrocarbons: A surfactant composition includes an alkaryl sulphonate compound (a) and an alkaryl sulphonate compound (b). The difference between the optimum salinity of compound (a) and the optimum salinity of compound (b) is greater than or equal to 3 g/L. The surfactant composition can easily be adapted to various operating conditions,... Agent: Total S.a.
20140041874 - Wellbore servicing system and methods of use: A wellbore servicing system comprising a flowpath comprising a first conduit from a water source to a mixer, a first fluid stream being communicated via the first conduit, the mixer, a wellbore servicing fluid being mixed within the mixer, and a second conduit from the fluid mixer to a wellbore,... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20140041876 - Downhole tools and methods for selectively accessing a tubular annulus of a wellbore: A downhole tool is provided that selectively opens and closes an axial/lateral bore of a tubular string positioned in a wellbore used to produce hydrocarbons or other fluids. When integrated into a tubular string, the downhole tool allows individual producing zones within a wellbore to be isolated between stimulation stages... Agent: Colorado School Of Mines
20140041877 - Well treatment fluids containing an ylide or a vitamin b and methods of using the same: Viscosifying polymers are effectively degraded during a well treatment operation with an ylide breaker or a vitamin B cofactor. The vitamin B cofactor is an ylide, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B9 or vitamin B12 or mixtures thereof. Such breakers are effective at room and elevated... Agent:
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20140041878 - Hybrid riser system: A hybrid riser system comprises a lower riser section secured between a lower subsea anchor and an upper buoyant structure, and an upper riser section extending between the lower riser section and a surface or near surface vessel. The lower riser section comprises an elongate support and one or more... Agent: Magma Global Limited
20140041880 - Hybrid expansion cone: An expansion cone comprising a cone body having a first expansion surface with a diameter that increases from a leading edge to a first expansion diameter. A resilient sleeve disposed on an actuation mandrel that is coupled to the cone body. Movement of the actuation mandrel relative to the cone... Agent: Enventure Global Technology, LLC
20140041881 - Single trip liner setting and drilling assembly: A liner assembly (100) includes a drill string (120) to drill a borehole (105) in a formation (110). The liner assembly further includes a liner assembly releasably coupled to the drill string to move with the drill string in the borehole while the drill string drills, and to be released... Agent:Previous industry: Heat exchange
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