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Compositions and methods for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery
A method of using a fluid formulation for increasing flow, production, or recovery of oil and gas hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation. Components...
Artificial simultaneous production and maintenance system assisted by
mechanical pumping with flexible tubing...
A pumping system for the simultaneous extraction of fluids and maintenance of a well. The pumping system includes a hollow production tubing secured at the...
Underwater noise reduction system using open-ended resonator assembly and
A novel underwater noise abatement and deployment system are described. The system uses inverted open-ended resonators (e.g., Helmholtz resonators) to absorb...
Method for sweeping solids or displacing a fluid in a wellbore
A method and system for removing solids or displacing a fluid from a wellbore wherein a plurality of resilient rubber-like flexible reticulated open cell foam...
Method and apparatus for actuation of downhole sleeves and other devices
A downhole equalization assembly permits selective and remote opening of at least one downhole port or pathway to allow communication of pressure and/or fluid...
A downhole completion includes a production casing and a sliding sleeve assembly connected as part of the production casing. The completion includes a tubular...
Multi-zone cemented fracturing system
A method of cementing a liner string into a wellbore includes deploying a liner string into a wellbore; pumping cement slurry into a workstring; and pumping a...
Downhole system having compressable and expandable member to cover port
and method of displacing cement using...
A downhole system including a tubular having a wall with at least one port there through. At least one member arranged to cover the at least one port in a...
A solenoid-operated valve of the kind that is used in a subsea control pod comprises a valve assembly (2) and a solenoid assembly (1). The valve assembly (2)...
The invention provides a gate valve for control of production of petroleum, distinctive in that the valve comprises a coating or hard facing on the internal...
Method and apparatus for dropping a pump down plug or ball
An improved method and apparatus for dropping a ball, plug or dart during oil and gas well operations (e.g., cementing operations) employs a specially...
Methods for minimizing overdisplacement of proppant in fracture treatments
A method of treating a subterranean formation comprising generating a fracture in the subterranean formation, introducing a predetermined amount of proppant...
Pressure assisted blowout preventer
A blowout preventer (BOP) includes a pressure driven operator that is equipped with a balancing circuit to offset pressure inside the BOP. The operator, which...
Wireless measurement of the position of a piston in an accumulator of a
blowout preventer system
A measurement system including a container including an element moveable within an internal volume of the container. A sensor wirelessly measures the position...
A system and methodology facilitates utilization of a valve of a type which may be used as a subsea test tree. The valve comprises a valve element pivotably...
Device for drilling through a formation
In order to reduce the risk of accidents in mechanically drilling through a stratum and to expand the range of applications of the device for drilling through a...
Self-cleaning fluid jet for downhole cutting operations
Devices and methods for cutting a workpiece. A cutter is provided with a fluid jet generator that creates and projects a jet of fluid proximate the cut being...
Acoustic generator and associated methods and well systems
A well system and associated method can include an acoustic generator which can be used to excite a formation with acoustic waves transmitted from the acoustic...
Automatic rock debris catching and washing apparatus
The present invention provides an automatic rock debris catching and washing apparatus comprising an acquisition device, a filtration device, a collection...
Process for conversion of intractable oil-bearing, drill cutting wastes
from deep gas exploration wells to...
A process is disclosed which converts intractable, semi-solid drill cuttings into a free-flowing granular, soil-like SDC material, which, after appropriate...
Simultaneous tubular handling system
A system and method for building and handling oilfield tubular stands while drilling operations are simultaneously and independently occurring with one drilling...
Centring means in a rotary tong
The invention relates to a pipe clamping device comprising a housing which has a tubular center in which a pipe is to be positioned. The pipe clamping device...
Method and apparatus for connecting tubulars of a wellsite
A clam assembly for connecting adjacent tubulars positionable in a wellbore of a wellsite for passing fluid therethrough comprises at least one drive mechanism....
Drilling rig carriage movable along racks and including pinions driven by
According to one aspect, a drilling rig carriage is adapted to move along a drilling mast, and includes a body structure, electric motors coupled to the body...
Riser tension protector and method of use thereof
A riser tension protector and coiled tubing lift frame assembly including same for use as a backup heave compensator is described. The assembly includes a frame...
Systems and methods for providing fiber optics in downhole equipment
Systems and methods for installing an optical fiber in a downhole equipment system having multiple components that are installed in the field. Components such...
Downhole cutting tool
A tool for reaming a borehole includes a tubular body having a central axis, an uphole reamer section mounted to the body, and a downhole reamer section mounted...
Tricone rock bit for horizontal wells and hard formation wells
A tricone rock bit for horizontal wells and hard formation wells includes three head sections and three cones arranged at the lower ends of the head sections,...
Apparatus and methods for determining whirl of a rotating tool
In one aspect, a method of determining the presence of whirl for a rotating tool is disclosed that in one embodiment includes obtaining measurements (a.sub.x)...
Drill with remotely controlled operating modes and system and method for
providing the same
The present invention relates to a drilling system with a multi-function drill head used in, among other applications, oil and gas drilling. The system is used...
Rapid installation and removal ladder slide prevention system
A rapid installation and removal ladder slide prevention system is an easily installed and removed ladder slide prevention device that may be installed without...
A ladder lift is provided. The ladder lift may include a foldable platform, a frame, a motorized gear mechanism, a gear channel and a toggle switch. The gear...
A ladder guard secured between the rungs and stringers of the ladder to prevent use of the rungs as footholds or handholds and deter ascension of the ladder,...
Alarm system for rolling shutters
An alarm system for rolling shutter comprised of plurality of alarm sensors is described. An alarm sensor is comprised of a conductive wire that is threaded...
Noise dampening motor drive system for retractable covering for
A motor-drive system for retractable covering having a headrail with a horizontally disposed roller supporting a top edge of a flexible fabric material includes...
An aspect of the invention provides an electric curtain. The electric curtain includes a sunlight detector for obtaining light information of sunlight and a...
High efficiency roller shade and method for setting artificial stops
The present invention advantageously provides a motorized roller shade that includes a shade tube, a motor/controller unit and a power supply unit. The...
Device and method for increasing the wind load resistance and
disengage-ability of overhead roll-up doors
A door assembly having a flexible door panel wound and unwound on a drum or the like to selectively block or permit access through an opening, the flexible door...
System and method for a modular, locking headrail-retention mechanism
In accordance with the present disclosure, a system and method for Modular, Locking Headrail-Retention Mechanism is described. The module, locking...
Device for adjusting fabric angle of double fabric blinds
The present invention relates to double fabric blinds and, more particularly, to a device for adjusting a fabric angle of the double fabric blinds, which is...
Thermal shutter system
A thermal shutter system comprises a plurality of elongate shutters (1). The shutters are mounted for rotation about the elongate direction thereof and are...
Sealed magnetic-controlled window blind between two panes of glass
A sealed magnetic-controlled window blind between two panes of glass is disclosed. Raising or lowering the window blind which is sealed between two panes of...
Insulated door panels
Example insulated pliable door panels or curtains include various internal vapor barriers. The vapor barriers have a relatively high water vapor transmission...
Thermal break system
A thermal window system is provided where a cap is placed over an existing window frame. A top groove and a bottom groove are attached, along with side stops. A...
Gypsum composites used in fire resistant building components
A composite product includes gypsum in an amount of 60 to 90% by weight, fibers in an amount of 1.5 to 26% by weight substantially homogeneously distributed...
A door assembly comprises a stationary frame, a movable frame, and an adjusting assembly. The adjusting assembly comprises an adjusting element detachably...
Low-e panels and methods for forming the same
Embodiments provided herein describe low-e panels and methods for forming low-e panels. A transparent substrate is provided. A low-e stack is formed above the...
Vacuum insulated glass panel with spacers coated with micro particles and
method of forming same
A vacuum insulating glass (VIG) panel comprises first and second panels of glass spaced from another with a separation space therebetween. The VIG panel further...
Connecting joint for glazed wall and glazed wall
A connecting joint between two panels of a glazed wall is intended to cooperate with a face of each panel and includes: at least one support having a first...
A curved bypass door suitable for a shower or bath comprising a first door, a second door set back from the first door, and an upper track made of aluminum. In...