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Prediction of asphaltene onset pressure gradients downhole
A method for predicting asphaltene onset pressure in a reservoir is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes performing downhole fluid analysis of...
Apparatus and method for determining orientation of a device and mill
position in a wellbore utilizing...
In one aspect, a method of performing an operation in a wellbore is disclosed that in one embodiment may include: placing a first device at a first location in...
Well tool for use in a well pipe
A well tool (10) for use in a well pipe comprises a housing (11) and a pulse generator (14) provided within the housing (11). The pulse generator (14) comprises...
Downhole imaging systems and methods
Downhole Camera systems and methods. Certain systems include a high-speed video camera configured with a 360 degree optical field-of-view, a jet-flushing system...
Modular instrumented shell for a top drive assembly and method of using
An instrumented shell for sensing drilling parameters of a drilling assembly positionable at a wellsite. The drilling assembly includes a top drive assembly and...
Coiled tubing injector with load sensing tubing guide
The invention pertains to methods and apparatus for monitoring loads on an arched tubing guide of a coiled tubing injector caused by tension on coiled tubing....
Method and apparatus for reducing stick-slip
A method and apparatus for damping stick-slip oscillations in a drill string. In one embodiment a method includes damping the stick-slip oscillations using a...
Optimized salinity for enhanced water flood applications
Methods for enhanced oil recovery from subterranean formations by treating a produced water prior to injection into the subterranean hydrocarbon reservoir and...
Traveling undercut solution mining systems and methods
In-situ solution mining method of an ore bed, particularly containing trona, which comprises exposing to a solvent an ore region inside a borehole drilled in...
Method to underdisplace hydraulic fractures in horizontal or deviated well
A method for underdisplacing fracture proppant in a well bore. The method can include providing a set retainer having a passage configured to receive a wiper...
Hydraulic fracturing system and method
A hydraulic fracturing system and method for enhancing effective permeability of earth formations to increase hydrocarbon production, enhance operation...
Completing a well in a reservoir
Methods and systems for completing a well including injecting stimulation fluid to stimulate a first interval in the reservoir. The stimulation fluid has a...
Method of heating a hydrocarbon resource including slidably positioning an
RF transmission line and related...
A method for heating hydrocarbon resources in a subterranean formation may include positioning a tubular conductor within a wellbore in the subterranean...
Apparatus and methods for stimulating reservoirs using fluids containing
nano/micro heat transfer elements
In one aspect, a method of stimulating flow of a fluid present in a subsurface reservoir to a wellbore is provided, which method, in one non-limiting...
Shaft seal pressure compensation apparatus
A pressure compensating system that minimizes the pressure differences across multiple shaft seals in a rod driven downhole pumping apparatus. The system...
Gravel packing apparatus having a jumper tube protection assembly
A gravel packing apparatus is provided, including first and second joints, each including a sand control screen assembly including a base pipe and a filter...
Recovery or storage process
A method for recovering gases and/or liquids stored within one or more gas and/or liquid reservoirs comprising locating the upper consolidated boundary of the...
Power wave optimization for oil and gas extracting processes
Disclosed is a method for restoring, maintaining, or increasing well productivity or reducing a water cut. The method comprises positioning an acoustic device...
Modular assembly for processing a flowback composition stream and methods
of processing the same
A method for processing a flowback composition stream from a well head includes controlling a first flow rate of the flow back composition stream to a second...
Controlled pressure equalization
Systems and methods for controlled equalization of fluid pressure are described. The system can include a flow restricting nozzle in line with an accumulator...
Straddle packer equalization and self recovery module
A packer that may be used to isolate a portion of a wellbore and a method of using the packer within the wellbore. The packer includes a body with a central...
Interventionless downhole screen and method of actuation
An interventionless downhole screen that is resistant to plugging during run-in-hole operations and a method for remotely actuating the screen. The screen...
Sealing device having high differential pressure opening capability
A sealing device is used in a flow control apparatus, the sealing device including a static seal and a protective seal or fluid restriction. The protective seal...
A shear valve (1) for use in a downhole tool between the annulus and tubing in a well comprises an outer housing (11) and an internal body (13) movable in a...
Synchronic dual packer with energized slip joint
A downhole tool having a first packing element and a second packing element configured to synchronically set to selectively hydraulically isolate a portion of...
Interventionless method of setting a casing to casing annular packer
An annular packer to create an annulus seal that includes a solid mandrel with a first end, second end, central bore, and exterior. The annular packer includes...
Variable ram packer with strain reduction features
A variable ram packer has an elastomeric body having a central semi-cylindrical recess and wings extending from opposite lateral sides of the recess. Inserts...
Spherical blowout preventer with energizeable packer seal and method of
A blowout preventer includes a housing having a flow path therethrough in fluid communication with a wellbore penetrating a subsurface formation and a sealing...
Mudline suspension metal-to-metal sealing system
Generally, the present disclosure is directed to metal-to-metal sealing systems and methods for use with the various pressure-retaining components, and in...
Method of cutting a control line outside of a tubular
A method of cutting a control line mounted on an outer surface of a downhole tubular that includes providing a cutting tool having a main body, and a cutting...
Apparatus and methods for overcoming an obstruction in a wellbore
Apparatus and methods for penetrating a downhole target within a wellbore include providing a body with a longitudinal axis, a first end, and a second end into...
Conditioning ferrous alloys into cracking susceptible and fragmentable
elements for use in a well
A technique includes providing a tool to be deployed in a well to perform a downhole function. The downhole function requires a minimum structural integrity for...
Coring tools with improved reliability during core jams, and related
An inner barrel assembly for use with a coring tool may include a sleeve located coaxially within an inner barrel in a telescoping manner. The core barrel...
Liner hanger system
An improved liner hanger system is disclosed. The improved liner hanger system comprises a liner hanger positioned within a casing. The liner hanger comprises a...
Tubing hanger running tool system and method
A system including a tubing hanger running tool (THRT), including one or more stab connectors, and a planetary gear system, wherein the planetary gear system is...
Tubulars handling system and apparatus
System and apparatus (1) for moving a tubular between a substantially horizontal position and an upward angled position, e.g. substantially vertical position....
A rod elevator including a first latching mechanism and a second latching mechanism connected to one another in a spaced apart relationship for connecting a...
Blowout preventer transport and handling system
A blowout preventer transport and handling system for a blowout preventer on a well rig. The system includes a skid for a receipt of a blowout preventer. A pair...
A centralizer assembly is disclosed that allows for the assembly to be deployed in-situ. The centralizer assembly includes flexible members that can be extended...
Cylinder release arrangement
The invention relates a cylinder release arrangement, wherein at least one cylinder is arranged with a piston within the cylinder, and a cylinder head closing...
The invention relates to a safety joint and a method of operation, the safety joint comprising: a first riser part and a second riser part overlapping in an...
Method and system for data-transfer via a drill pipe
The present invention relates to a drill-pipe communication assembly. The drill-pipe communication assembly includes a first drill pipe and an insulated tube...
Unbonded flexible armored riser pipe
An unbonded flexible armored pipe for transportation of fluids. The pipe has a center axis and a length and includes a carcass and an innermost sealing sheath...
Coated apparatus for improved corrosion resistance and associated system
and method for artificial lift
Embodiments provide a coated apparatus for improved corrosion resistance and associated system and system and method for artificial lift.
Cutting element, tool and method of cutting within a borehole
A cutting element includes, a body having two planes, each of the two planes defining a plurality of edges, and a support extending from a first of the two...
Cutting assembly suitable for use on a drillable drill bit
A cutting assembly suitable for use on a drillable drill bit includes one or more cutting members comprising pre-formed pockets. A set of one or more cutters...
Rotary steerable drilling tool with electromagnetic steering system
A rotary steerable drilling tool with an electromagnetic steering system can include a drill collar, a bit shaft, an orientation control module, a mud tube, a...
Increasing formation strength through the use of temperature and
temperature coupled particulate to increase...
A method of increasing near-wellbore rock strength so as to mitigate or remediate lost circulation events through increased hoop stress in the near-wellbore in...
All electric powered mobile jumbo drill machine
An all-electric powered mobile jumbo drill machine configured to use provided AC electric power and on board battery provided electric power and operated in a...
Multiple motor/pump array
According to one embodiment, a multiple motor and/or pump array module for a drilling tool comprises a plurality of motors and/or pumps extending axially along...