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Turbocharger with cooled turbine housing, cooled bearing housing, and a
common coolant supply
A turbocharger has a turbine housing and a bearing housing that is connected to the turbine housing. Coolant is supplied to the bearing housing via the turbine...
Wind turbine system for detection of blade icing
The invention relates to a method for detecting icing and other loadings on blades of wind turbines. Advantageously, the method utilizes existing wind turbine...
Steam turbine control device
A steam turbine control device has first and second valves, first and second valve controllers, and a valve control adjuster. The first valve is provided in a...
Methods and apparatus for deployable swirl vanes
An aircraft control structure for drag management includes a nozzle structure configured to exhaust a swirling fluid stream. A plurality of swirl vanes are...
Energy reclamation from fluid-moving systems
A system includes a building, a fluid-moving system, and a turbine system. The fluid-moving system includes one or more conduits in or coupled to the data...
Turbomachine blade clearance control system
A turbomachine blade clearance system includes an actuator including an actuating portion that can be fixed to an interior surface of a turbomachine housing and...
Centrifugal impeller and turbomachine
A centrifugal turbomachine comprising a casing, a rotor assembly comprising at least one centrifugal impeller for a fluid flowing from an inlet side to an...
Assembly fixture for a stator vane assembly
A fixture for assembling a stator vane assembly for a gas turbine engine includes, an outer locating ring including a plurality of outer locating pins defining...
Vane profile for axial-flow compressor
A vane for an axial-flow compressor has a pressure surface generating positive pressure and a suction surface generating negative pressure, and both are located...
Turbomachine vane cooperating with a vane retention disk
A turbomachine vane for cooperating with a vane retention disk including a plurality of peripheral teeth, the vane including a shank including a neck and a bulb...
Fixture for an airfoil shroud and method for modifying an airfoil shroud
According to one aspect, a fixture for an airfoil shroud having a first end edge, a second end edge, a leading edge, a trailing edge, a radially outer side and...
Cooling passages for turbine buckets of a gas turbine engine
A turbine bucket may include a platform, an airfoil extending radially from the platform, and a number of cooling passages defined within the airfoil and near...
Gas turbine engine airfoil
An airfoil of a turbine engine according to an example of the present disclosure includes, among other things, pressure and suction sides extending in a radial...
Turbine split ring retention and anti-rotation method
A gas turbine engine disk split retainer ring system is provided and includes an apparatus and method for retaining a split ring in relation to a turbine cover...
Apparatus for extracting energy from a fluid flow
An apparatus for extracting energy from a fluid flow including a secondary fluid channel, a fluid driveable generator unit and a primary fluid channel. The...
Hydraulic cylinder safety stop
A safety device for maintaining a load raised cylinder linkage in selected extended position. A combination cylinder engagement rod and locking sleeve with a...
Rock bolter with alignment mechanism for swinging between drilling and
A rock drilling and bolting system includes a frame, a drill feed rail rotationally supported on the frame, the drill feed rail having a drill feed slidable on...
Wellbore operations involving computational methods that produce sag
Methods for analyzing sag in a section of a wellbore may utilize computational methods that produce sag profiles, which may be useful in performing further...
Systems and methods for measuring fluid additive concentrations for real
time drilling fluid management
Disclosed are systems and methods for monitoring drilling fluid components in real time. One system includes a flow path fluidly coupled to a borehole and...
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to communicate, by an information-bearing signal across a mechanical interface, between a pair of electromechanical...
System of monitoring rotational time of rotatable equipment
A system for monitoring rotational time of a rotational equipment. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems comprising a rotatable equipment, a...
Telemetry antenna arrangement
A sonde based antenna is used for communication within a wellbore. The sonde based antenna may include a toroidal antenna positioned about a conducting element....
Systems and methods for diagnosing a downhole telemetry link
Systems and methods for downhole telemetry diagnosis. A downhole telemetry system includes a plurality of joints of wired drill pipe connected end-to-end, a...
Method of data volume reduction for transmission on a limited
A method of recording and classifying data collected from an above ground marker for pipeline pig monitoring. Described herein is a method of extracting minimum...
Devices and methods for downhole acoustic imaging
An acoustic transducer assembly includes: a carrier configured to be disposed in an earth formation, the carrier having a carrier axis; an array of transducer...
Downhole seismic sensor with filler fluid and method of using same
A seismic sensor for a downhole tool positionable in a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation. The seismic sensor includes a sensor housing, a bobbin...
Analysis of drillstring dynamics using angular and linear motion data from
multiple accelerometer pairs
Downhole drilling vibration analysis uses angular and linear motion data on a drilling assembly. During drilling operations, pairs of accelerometers measure the...
Well drilling methods with event detection
A drilling method includes assigning values to behaviors of drilling parameters during a drilling operation; forming multiple parameter signatures, each of the...
Radial fishbone SAGD
The present disclosure relates to a particularly effective well configuration that can be used for SAGD and other steam based oil recovery methods. A central...
Cementitious fracture fluid and methods of use thereof
The present disclosure relates to cementitious fluids comprising additives configured to form a permeable cement matrix after curing of the cement. The...
Method and device for stimulating a treatment zone near a wellbore area of
a subterranean formation
The invention concerns a method for stimulating a treatment zone near a wellbore area in fluid connection with at least one porous zone of a subterranean...
Electrical and static fracturing of a reservoir
A method is provided for fracturing a geological hydrocarbon reservoir, including the static fracturing of the reservoir by hydraulic pressure, and the...
Long-stroke hydraulic lift system having reduced height
A lift and method for reciprocating a downhole pump includes an linear actuator, such as a piston-cylinder arrangement, located coaxially above the stuffing box...
Apparatus and method for connecting tubular members in a wellbore. A host tubular member has reinforcing annular members mounted thereon to provide regions of...
Systems and methods for optimizing drilling operations using transient
cuttings modeling and real-time data
Systems and methods for optimizing drilling results may be based on, inter alia, (1) real-time data collected during drilling, (2) a transiently modeled...
System and method for managing batteries for use in a downhole drilling
The present disclosure is directed at methods, systems, and techniques for managing batteries for use in a downhole drilling application. The system includes a...
Apparatus and method for cementing liner
A method of cementing a liner in a well includes mounting a valve assembly that is biased in a closed position to a running tool assembly. The running tool...
Sand control assemblies including flow rate regulators
A sand control completion system comprises: (A) a first flow rate regulator, wherein the first flow rate regulator is positioned in a first interval of a...
Downhole tools, system and method of using
The present disclosure relates to downhole tools, including downhole valves, which actuate via a pressure differential created across a shifting element having...
Casing mounted metering device
The present invention relates to an inflow control device for controlling the flow of fluid into a tubular deployed in a wellbore comprising coupling between...
Transition tool and method
A throttling valve formed by introducing an elongate tubular body into a tubular member through which fluid is flowing. The tubular body is provided with first...
Dual barrier open water completion
A method of completing a subsea borehole including connecting a first vessel to a subsea wellhead assembly via a riser. A borehole is drilled with a drill...
Apparatus and method for sealing a portion of a component disposed in a
An apparatus and method for substantially sealing an opening defined by a hydrocarbon well downhole component, wherein an interior portion of the downhole...
Downhole tool and method of use
A downhole tool useable for isolating sections of a wellbore that includes a mandrel that may be made of a composite material; and a metal slip disposed about...
Flow control in subterranean wells
A flow conveyed device for use in a well can include a body and a plurality of lines joined to the body, each of the lines having a lateral dimension that is...
Flow control in subterranean wells
A method of controlling flow in a subterranean well can include a device introduced into the well being conveyed by flow in the well, the device comprising a...
Fibrous barriers and deployment in subterranean wells
A fibrous plugging device for use in a subterranean well can include a body having fibers and a retainer material. The retainer material retains a shape of the...
The present invention generally relates to an anchor seal for an expandable tubular assembly. In one aspect, an anchoring seal assembly for creating a seal...
Downhole tool having setting valve for packing element
A downhole tool has a mandrel with packing elements. Collars between the packing elements define ports communicating with gaps between the packing elements and...
Wellbore isolation tool using sealing element having shape memory polymer
Anti-extrusion devices, packer elements, and inflatable packers include shape memory polymer (SMP) materials to enhance the operation of a packer, a bridge...