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ROTOR STAGE OF AXIAL TURBINE WITH COAK LOCKING THE VANE ROOTS
Rotor stage of an axial turbine for the gas or steam expansion comprising a shaft, adapted to rotate around a main axis, and a plurality of vanes, the shaft...
BANDED CERAMIC VALVE AND/OR PORT PLATE
Valve and/or port plates incorporating or formed entirely of ceramic can each be provided with a reinforcing band. The band, which can optionally be metal, can...
APPARATUS FOR DISPERSING EXPLOSION PREVENTION MIXTURE
An apparatus for dispersing liquid flame retardant mixtures mounts in the bucket of mine scoop. The apparatus has a housing which is generally sized to fit...
MINE STOPPING PANEL WITH END CAPS AND LOUVER CONNECTIONS
A mine stopping panel is disclosed. The panel includes first and second channel-shaped panel members having a telescoping sliding fit one inside the other. An...
CUTTING TOOL HOLDING DEVICE
A cutting tool holding device for holding a cutting tool is provided. The cutting tool holding device includes a base, a holder, and a fastening member. The...
DOWNHOLE TOOL WITH EXPANDER RING
In at least some embodiments, a downhole tool includes a tool body defining a tool centerline, and a recessed ring guide intermediate to ends of the tool body....
Automated Fluid Fraction Sampling System
Systems and methods for automated fluid sampling for tracer testing are described. In one aspect, an automated fluid sampling system includes a pressurized...
BOREHOLE STRESS METER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING WELLBORE FORMATION
A Wellbore stress meter system and method for determining wellbore formation instability, comprising a first load cell, a first pressure sensor with a pressure...
METHODS FOR OBTAINING DATA FROM A SUBTERRANEAN FORMATION
Various embodiments disclosed relate to methods of obtaining data from a subterranean formation and systems for performing the method. In various embodiments,...
PROBABALISTIC MODELING AND ANALYSIS OF HYDROCARBON-CONTAINING RESERVOIRS
Methods and systems are provided for modeling an aspect of a hydrocarbon-containing reservoir by constructing a first factor graph having variables and factors...
A communications system for deployment within a subsurface hydrocarbon production system, the communications system comprising at least a section of production...
INDICATOR AND METHOD OF VERIFYING A TOOL HAS REACHED A PORTION OF A
An indicator including a body configured to be run within a tubular from a first portion to a second portion of the tubular. A sensor disposed at the body...
METHODS, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEMS FOR STEAM FLOW PROFILING
Provided herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable medium for profiling steam injected into a formation. In one embodiment, the method includes...
Tracking System for Drilling Boreholes
The present invention is directed to a system that has a first sensor assembly coupled to a mobile platform that traverses a predetermined subsurface path and...
Dynamic Point-the-bit Rotary Steerable Drilling Tool and Measuring Method
The invention relates to a dynamic point-the-bit rotary steerable drilling tool and a measuring method thereof. The dynamic point-the-bit rotary steerable...
BORING TOOL TRACKING FUNDAMENTALLY BASED ON DRILL STRING LENGTH, PITCH AND
A boring tool moves having a pitch orientation, a yaw orientation and a roll orientation and is steerable underground using the roll orientation. A maximum...
DRILLING MODELING CALIBRATION, INCLUDING ESTIMATION OF DRILL STRING
STRETCH AND TWIST
This disclosure is related to real-time calibration of drilling modeling programs and to the estimation of pipe stretch to perform corrections for the...
MANAGING WELLBORE OPERATIONS USING UNCERTAINTY CALCULATIONS
Techniques for controlling a bottom hole assembly (BHA) in a wellbore include determining a model of BHA dynamics; determining a predicted wellbore trajectory,...
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DAMPING VIBRATIONS IN A TOOL STRING SYSTEM
The invention provides a control system and method for limiting vibrations in a tool string system, comprising a relatively heavy rotatable device, such as a...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OFFSHORE (TOPSIDE OR SUBSEA) AND ONSHORE WATER
REINJECTION FOR SECONDARY RECOVERY
A system includes a fluid injection system. The fluid injection system includes a rotary isobaric pressure exchanger (IPX) configured to receive a first fluid,...
Gas Separators And Related Methods
A weighted intake member for a gas separator is mountable on a flow tube and defines an intake port. The weighted intake member includes a weight proximate the...
Methods and Apparatus for Removing Liquid from a Gas Producing Well
A method for pumping fluid at a wellhead is provided. The invented method will improve liquid removal by eliminating the need to transport liquid produced from...
FRACTURING SYSTEM LAYOUTS
Systems for stimulation of a formation include a variable frequency drive configured to receive and output medium voltage power and in communication with high...
APPARATUS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR FRACTURING A GEOLOGICAL FORMATION
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to apparatus, systems, and methods of fracturing a geological structure including the...
CIRCULATED HEATED TRANSFER FLUID HEATING OF SUBSURFACE HYDROCARBON
A method of heating a subsurface formation includes introducing a molten salt into a first passageway of a conduit-in-conduit heater at a first location. The...
OPTIMIZING FLOW CONTROL DEVICE PROPERTIES ON INJECTOR WELLS IN LIQUID
The disclosed embodiments include a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product that includes executable instructions that when...
METHOD FOR INCREASING GAS RECOVERY IN FRACTURES PROXIMATE FRACTURE TREATED
There is provided processes for producing gaseous hydrocarbon material from a subterranean formation. A process includes hydraulically fracturing the...
Well Alarms And Event Detection
A technique facilitates smart alarming, event detection, and/or event mitigation. The smart alarming may be achieved by, for example, automating detection...
STUFFING BOX LEAK CONTAINMENT APPARATUS
A containment apparatus for protecting a surrounding environment from leaks originating from a stuffing box is provided. In some embodiments, the containment...
Alignment System for Perforating Gun
An apparatus for restraining the movement of a gun charge holder within a gun tube including a snap ring with an alignment end that engages an end fitting and...
Apparatus for Carrying Chemical Tracers on Downhole Tubulars, Wellscreens,
and the Like
An access device installs on a wellscreen joint during manufacture and allows access to one or more spaces or layers where tracer elements can be installed...
DOWNHOLE SCREEN TRACER RETENTION
A screen assembly can include a tracer retaining mechanism for retaining a tracer in an annular area defined between a screen portion and a base pipe. The...
Downhole Method and Apparatus
A method of injecting fluid into a formation, comprises exerting a mechanical force on a wall of a bore extending through a formation to modify the...
HYDRAULIC CONNECTOR SYSTEM
A system including a mineral extraction system, including a tubular with a fluid passage, a hydraulic connector system configured to couple to the tubular, the...
OPTIMIZING FLOW CONTROL DEVICE PROPERTIES FOR A LIQUID INJECTION WELL
USING A COUPLED WELLBORE-RESERVOIR MODEL
The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for determining optimal flow control device (FCD) properties that would...
METHODS, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEMS FOR STEAM FLOW PROFILING
Provided herein are embodiments of flow control devices, static mixers, and wellbore assemblies for use in the injection of steam into a formation. Usage of...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING A GAS OR OIL WELL
An apparatus for maintaining a gas or oil well, including: a first opening proximate a first end; a second opening proximate a second end; a wall connecting...
Ice Preventing System and Method for a Gas Well
An ice preventing system for a flow passage of a well or pipe line includes a fluid tank holding an ice prohibiting fluid and a pressure inducer positioned in...
WELLBORE ISOLATION WHILE PLACING VALVES ON PRODUCTION
An internal completion string is anchored within a closed casing valve of a production liner in a wellbore. The internal completion string comprises a packer...
ADJUSTABLE STEAM INJECTION TOOL
An adjustable fluid injection tool for use in a wellbore may be used to provide steam to a wellbore annulus. The tool may be adjusted immediately before being...
GRAVEL PACK-CIRCULATING SLEEVE WITH HYDRAULIC LOCK
A system and method for selectively locking open or close a gravel pack-circulating sleeve is disclosed. The sleeve is movably coupled to a first chamber...
DOWNHOLE ISOLATION VALVE
An isolation valve for use with a tubular string includes a tubular housing for connection with the tubular string; a closure member disposed in the housing...
Multi-stage Fracturing with Smart Frack Sleeves While Leaving a Full Flow
Fracking ports are initially obstructed with respective biased sleeves that have an associated release device responsive to a unique signal. The signal can be...
Chemical Injection Valve System
A technique facilitates controlled injection of a chemical injection fluid at a desired downhole location. A chemical injection valve is mounted along a well...
VALVE WITH INTEGRAL PISTON
A technique facilitates valve operations in many applications including well related applications. A valve utilizes a piston which moves along an arc. The...
BALL VALVE WITH SEALING ELEMENT
An example ball valve includes a body defining a first valve port and a second valve port circumferentially offset from each other on the body by 180.degree.....
A system and associated method for monitoring pressure of water at a sub-surface water location. The system includes a chamber, enclosing a fluid, and a fluid...
Cementing a Liner Using Reverse Circulation
A method for reverse circulation cementing of a liner in a wellbore extending through a subterranean formation is presented. A running tool with expansion...
Retrievable Downhole Tool
A retrievable downhole tool has a mandrel, an upper radially expandable slip carried by the mandrel, a lower radially expandable slip carried by the mandrel, a...
TEST PACKER AND METHOD FOR USE
A downhole tool having a throughbore is disclosed for use in a tubular located in a wellbore. The downhole tool has a sealing element configured to seal an...