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Camshaft adjusting system
A camshaft adjusting system (1) having a camshaft adjuster (2) and a camshaft (3), wherein the camshaft adjuster (2) has a drive element (4) and an output...
Camshaft phaser actuated by an electric motor
A camshaft phaser is provided for controllably varying the phaser relationship between a crankshaft and a camshaft in an internal combustion engine which...
Actuator for lobe switching camshaft system
Systems and methods for actuating lobe switching in a camshaft system in an engine are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises deploying a first...
Switchable rocker arm with improved switching response time
A rocker arm includes a follower which follows a first lobe of a camshaft and is mounted to a rocker arm body; a lock pin that is selectively moveable in a lock...
System and method for thermal chemical conversion of waste
A waste-to-energy conversion apparatus comprising a primary combustion chamber capable of holding a load of waste, and the primary combustion chamber further...
Cogeneration device including hydrocondenser
Device for improving the production of heat by cogeneration comprising a hot source producing steam which is expanded in a turbine the exhaust of which is...
Energy storage power plant and method for operating such a power plant
An energy storage power plant for harvesting electric energy, and suitable for converting electric energy into thermal energy is provided. The thermal energy...
Harness support and mount
A disclosed harness assembly includes a base including a mounting surface and an opening that receives a mount end of a harness clip. A lockable clip is...
Reducing the influence of thermal expansion of connector pins on a
substrate in a vacuum pump
A vacuum pump including a pump main unit and a control unit is disclosed. The control unit includes a substrate having electronic elements mounted thereon and...
Integrated nacelle inlet and metallic fan containment case
A fan nacelle includes a metallic fan containment case. A nacelle inlet is secured to the metallic fan containment case by permanent fastening elements. A gas...
Hans bell housing for inflating and deflating a balloon envelope
A fixed housing that is configured to be coupled to a balloon envelope and an impeller housing disposed within the fixed housing, wherein the impeller housing...
In a compressor (11) of a turbocharger (1), a compressor wheel (14) is provided in a housing (12) to be capable of rotating. When the wheel (14) rotates, air...
Individually compliant segments for split ring hydrodynamic face seal
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed toward a face seal including a stator ring configured to be disposed about a rotor of a turbine, wherein...
Inlet guide vane assembly
An inlet guide vane assembly is disclosed, which comprises: a housing, configured with a first penetration part and a plurality of first grooves; at least one...
Seal arrangement for segmented gas turbine engine components
A seal arrangement for segmented turbine components comprises a sealing strip and a resilient cord element compressed against the strip to provide positive...
Method of extending the service life of used turbocharger compressor
A method is provided for extending the service life of a used metallic compressor wheel having a damaged surface. The method generally comprises the steps of...
Overmolded vane platform
A vane includes a platform with a fixture overmolded by a sheath.
Inter-turbine ducts with variable area ratios
A turbine section of a gas turbine engine is annular about a longitudinal axis. The turbine section includes a first turbine with a first inlet and a first...
System and method for tunnel air ventilation
In one example, we describe a method and system for Tunnel Air Ventilation, which is very practical, economical, and easy to install or implement. The repair...
Rock anchoring system and method
This invention discloses an underground rock anchoring system comprising a rock bolt having a bolt shaft operatively locatable in an elongate rectilinear hole...
Optical window assemblies
Optical window assemblies are provided. An example apparatus includes a first fixture defining a fluid flow passageway. The example apparatus also includes a...
Pressure measurement cell for use in an infusion or injection system
A pressure measurement cell for use in an infusion or injection system for the injection of a fluid, with a housing in which at least one filter unit, through...
Pressure compensated capacitive micromachined ultrasound transducer for
An apparatus for interrogating a subsurface material includes a carrier configured to be conveyed through a borehole penetrating the earth, an array of acoustic...
Detection of position of a plunger in a well
A system for detecting when a plunger reaches a bottom of a well includes a pressure sensor configured to measure a pressure of the well and provide a measured...
System and method for detecting underground cross-bores
A system for detecting an underground cross-bore includes a mechanical sensing device attached to an underground travel element to form a combination adapted...
Modeling acid distribution for acid stimulation of a formation
A method of evaluating a stimulation operation includes: receiving parameter information for the stimulation operation, the stimulation operation including...
Electromagnetic ranging source suitable for use in a drill string
An electromagnetic ranging source includes: a tubular body having a circumference; a ferromagnetic core conforming to the tubular body and extending at least...
Cement acoustic properties from ultrasonic signal amplitude dispersions in
Apparatus and methods for characterizing the physical state of a barrier installed in a borehole traversing a formation including locating an ultrasonic tool...
Method and system for tracking time in a downhole tool without the need
for a battery
Time is tracked in a downhole tool to indicate whether timestamps associated with data samples or events in a log indicate either real time or a duration of...
Method for real-time downhole processing and detection of bed boundary for
In some embodiments, an apparatus and a system, as well as a method and an article, may operate to acquire input data to determine properties of a formation,...
Fracturing sequential operation method using signal responsive ported subs
The method allows a pressure test of a string with external packers without having the packer setting apparatus exposed to tubing pressure so that at a later...
Recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir
Methods and apparatus for recovering heavy oil from subterranean reservoirs. A steam-utilizing heavy oil recovery process may be used to recover the heavy oil...
Thermal mobilization of heavy hydrocarbon deposits
A method is provided for applying a thermal process to a lower zone underlying an overlying hydrocarbon zone with thermal energy from the thermal process...
Formation treatment evaluation
Measuring a parameter characteristic of a formation in an oil well with a device configured to generate a sensing field within a volume of the formation and...
Pressure compensation for a backup well pump
Primary and secondary pump assemblies are mounted to and supported by a supporting device in a well. The supporting device has a valve that has a first position...
Method and system for recovering, and displacing fluid from, a pipe
In one aspect, the present invention relates to a method for displacing fluid from a pipe. The method includes engaging a fluid-displacement system with the...
Perforating packer casing evaluation methods
Packers may be inflated within the wellbore to engage and isolate a portion of the wellbore casing. Charges included within the packers may then be fired to...
Method of installation of flexible borehole liner under artesian
An apparatus and method for facilitating eversion of a flexible liner down a borehole when an artesian head condition is producing a rate of water flow out of...
Disclosed is a coating for inhibiting the formation of scales on one or more surfaces of a component used in the production of subsurface fluids. The coating...
GUI-facilitated centralizing methods and systems
Graphical User Interface (GUI) facilitated centralization methods and system, including a method that includes displaying a graphical representation of a...
Connection system for subsea flow interface equipment
A system for connecting flow interface equipment to a subsea tree or manifold is disclosed. The system relates to an apparatus adapted to inject fluids into a...
Mobile electric power generation for hydraulic fracturing of subsurface
Providing mobile electric power comprising a power generation transport configured to convert hydrocarbon fuel to electricity and an inlet and exhaust transport...
Fabrication and use of well-based obstruction forming object
An apparatus that is usable within a well includes a string and an object. The object is adapted to be communicated into the well through a passageway of the...
Multizone treatment system
A technique provides a system and methodology for treating a plurality of zones, e.g. well zones. A plurality of flow control devices is located along a tubular...
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for of controlling the flow of a fluid. The fluid comprises a liquid phase and a dissolved gas phase. The fluid...
Stacked tray ball dropper for subterranean fracking operations
A ball dropper has a stack of trays that have solid portions for supporting a ball and open portions to allow a ball to pass through a tray. Fixed barriers...
Tension hanger system and method
Present embodiments are directed towards a system comprising a tension hanger having a parent bowl configured to mount in a mineral extraction system, wherein...
Connector apparatus for subsea blowout preventer
According to one aspect, an apparatus is adapted to be operably coupled to a subsea blowout preventer and includes a first tubular member defining an internal...
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...
Method of installing a multi-bowl wellhead assembly
A method of completing a well includes lowering a wellhead onto a base at an upper end of the well. A hub with internal threads and an external circumferential...