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US20140246192 MULTI-STAGE SEAL FOR WELL FRACTURING  
A fracturing system including a ring gasket disposed between a fracturing tree and a wellhead component is provided. In one embodiment, the ring gasket includes multiple sealing stages that seal...
US20140196891 SELF-CONTAINED GAS IMPULSE CREATION  
A self-contained gas impulse apparatus includes a gas impulse unit for generating a plurality of gas blasts when supplied with pressurized gas. A gas supply unit is connected by a gas conduit to...
US20140224482 Subterranean Formation Oil Mobility Quicklook  
A downhole tool is conveyed within a wellbore extending into a subterranean formation, and then utilized to obtain measurements at multiple different depths of investigation within the...
US20130192822 Mine Dewatering System And Method  
A system and method for efficiently and effectively removing water from mine areas is presented. In one embodiment, one or more directionally drilled dewatering wells are drilled into the geologic...
US20150114628 Downhole Pressure/Thermal Perturbation Scanning Using High Resolution Distributed Temperature Sensing  
A system, method and computer readable medium for determining a feature in a wellbore is disclosed. A distributed temperature sensing system is disposed along the wellbore. A thermal perturbation...
US20110067529 WRENCHING TONG  
A torque measuring flange is provided for use with a tong arrangement. The torque measuring flange includes a top plate and a bottom plate and one or more cylinders disposed between one or more...
US20150021017 INSPECTION METHODS FOR REPROCESSING NON-METALLIC OILFIELD TOOLS  
The disclosure relates to the treatment of non-metallic sucker rods, made of metal, particularly to the method of reclamation of used rods already used in the mechanical deep-pumping extraction of...
US20120305241 ATOMIC BATTERY POWERED DOWNHOLE COMPLETIONS ASSEMBLY  
A completions assembly having an autonomous self-sustaining portion powered by an atomic battery. The atomic battery may be of a non-based beta voltaic variety configured to provide uninterrupted...
US20130160995 REDUCING AXIAL WAVE REFLECTIONS AND IDENTIFYING STICKING IN WIRELINE CABLES  
Techniques are described for axial vibration control of wireline tools and cables during logging operations. In undesirable cases the axial vibrations may lead to or exasperate the stick-slip...
US20140158348 Multi-Position Weight Down Locating Tool  
A weight down system comprises a wellbore comprising a plurality of restrictions, and a weight down tool. The weight down tool comprises a central mandrel configured to be coupled to a wellbore...
US20150251231 OPERATION OF LANDFILL SITES  
A landfill 10 is lined with an impermeable liner material at 12 and filled with waste, such as household waste. When the landfill is full, it is capped by a cap 14. Degradation of the body of...
US20110308790 IN SITU METHANOGENESIS MODELING AND RISK ANALYSIS  
This invention generally relates to natural gas and methylotrophic energy generation, bio-generated fuels and microbiology. In alternative embodiments, the invention provides nutrient amendments...
US20110192592 Use of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in Well Treatments  
A method of servicing a wellbore, comprising placing into a wellbore a first wellbore composition comprising a plurality of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) sensors having a first...
US20130160997 GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method of managing ground water resources, where bores are used to extract ground water such as for agricultural, mining and town water supply purposes. It involves a...
US20130220600 WELL DRILLING SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH PUMP DRAWING FLUID FROM ANNULUS  
A well pressure control method can include regulating pressure in a wellbore by operating a suction pump which draws fluid from an annulus formed between a drill string and the wellbore, the fluid...
US20130292126 Methods Of Using Enhanced Wellbore Electrical Cables  
An embodiment of a method of deploying a cable into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation comprises providing a cable, wherein the cable comprises at least one insulated conductor, at...
US20120325460 Well Watchman Pumping And Control System  
A well watchman pumping and control system capable of operating in a wide range of ambient conditions is described. The system automatically maintains water level in a water storage vessel, while...
US20110192597 Use of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in Well Treatments  
A method of servicing a wellbore, comprising placing a plurality of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) sensors in a wellbore composition, pumping the wellbore composition into the wellbore at...
US20140251600 ENCAPSULATED MICROSENSORS FOR RESERVOIR INTERROGATION  
In one general embodiment, a system includes at least one microsensor configured to detect one or more conditions of a fluidic medium of a reservoir; and a receptacle, wherein the receptacle...
US20140174725 Downhole Cable Sensor  
A method and apparatus for evaluating the subterranean formation of a wellbore is presented. The method includes conveying a downhole tool in a wellbore via a cable, and determining the torque in...
US20110226469 VIRTUAL FLOWMETER FOR A WELL  
A technique includes inducing a distributed temperature change along a portion of a wellbore and measuring a time varying temperature along the portion of the wellbore due to the induced change....
US20140290938 Circumferential Displacement Tool System  
Just above an oil wellbore, an example circumferential displacement tool grips a threaded coupling in performing a circumferential displacement method of properly tightening the coupling to an...
US20150114630 Systems and Methods for Optimal Spacing of Horizontal Wells  
Systems and methods for optimal spacing of horizontal wells that maximizes coverage of a predetermined area within an irregular boundary by the horizontal wells.
US20110162834 SURFACE INSTRUMENTATION CONFIGURATION FOR DRILLING RIG OPERATION  
One embodiment includes an apparatus comprising a surface slip to support drill tubing and having a communications instrument.
US20130319659 Open-Hole Logging Instrument And Method For Making Ultra-Deep Magnetic And Resistivity Measurements  
Methods and systems are provided for obtaining both magnetic and apparent resistivity ultra-deep reading electromagnetic measurements at the same time and/or by a single tool. The system can...
US20110036568 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LOGGING A WELL BELOW A SUBMERSIBLE PUMP DEPLOYED ON COILED TUBING  
An apparatus for characterizing well effluents comprises coiled tubing, an artificial lift mechanism operatively attached to the coiled tubing and a logging tool fitted with a multitude of sensors...
US20140116687 GRAPHICAL EVALUATOR FOR TUBULAR MAKEUP  
A method of connecting a first threaded tubular to a second threaded tubular includes: engaging threads of the tubulars; and rotating the first tubular relative to the second tubular, thereby...
US20120103599 RESERVOIR PRESSURE TESTING TO DETERMINE HYDRATE COMPOSITION  
The present invention relates to a method and system for identifying one or more characteristics within a subterranean reservoir of natural gas.
US20110272143 SAND PRODUCTION CONTROL THROUGH THE USE OF MAGNETIC FORCES  
A process for controlling the production of loose sand particles within an underground formation through the use of magnetic forces is provided. The loose sand particles are magnetized and then...
US20140110107 ENHANCED GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS AND RESERVOIR OPTIMIZATION  
Systems and methods for maximizing energy recovery from a subterranean formation are herein disclosed. According to one embodiment, a selected subterranean open-hole interval is isolated and at...
US20150198032 SONIC LOGGING FOR ASSESSING WELL INTEGRITY  
Methods are disclosed for detecting fluid in at least one annulus around at least one casing installed in a borehole traversing a formation utilizing a sonic tool. The sonic tool is activated in...
US20150240579 Pressure Control in Drilling Operations with Choke Position Determined by Cv Curve  
A method of controlling pressure in a wellbore can include determining a desired position for a choke, the determining being based on a Cv curve for the choke, and adjusting the choke to the...
US20110042075 LOGGING SYSTEM AND METHODOLOGY  
A technique facilitates the logging of hot, subterranean environments with a variety of logging tools. Logging tools with temperature limit ratings may be employed in environments that would...
US20110308788 CONTROLLING WELL OPERATIONS BASED ON MONITORED PARAMETERS OF CEMENT HEALTH  
A method of controlling a well operation can include monitoring at least one parameter of cement lining a wellbore, the monitoring being performed via at least one optical waveguide, and modifying...
US20150068735 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZED WELL CREATION IN A SHALE FORMATION  
Systems and methods for optimized well creation in a shale formation are described herein. The method may include determining a first planned stimulation location within the formation. The first...
US20130333878 ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCE USAGE FOR IN SITU HEAT TREATMENT PROCESSES  
Systems, methods, and heaters for treating a subsurface formation are described herein. At least one method for providing power to one or more subsurface heaters is described herein. The method...
US20150096745 Downhole Monitoring Using Magnetostrictive Probe  
A system, method and apparatus for controlling a downhole operation is disclosed. A tool is operated to perform the downhole operation at a selected downhole location using a first value of an...
US20130277047 Downhole Delivery Of Chemicals With A Micro-Tubing System  
A technique utilizes micro-tubing to facilitate performance of a well treatment in which the micro-tubing is deployed for cooperation with a larger tubing, such as a coiled tubing positioned in...
US20130068452 SETTING THE VALUE OF AN OPERATIONAL PARAMETER OF A WELL  
A method of setting the value of an operational parameter of a well is provided. The method includes providing a measure related to the actual value of the parameter; setting a maximum limit for...
US20150159480 Method Of Testing A Barrier In A Wellbore  
A method of testing a barrier in a wellbore that includes isolating a volume in the wellbore between an isolation device connected with an apparatus and the barrier, and pressure testing the...
US20150176357 Impact Sensing During Jarring Operations  
A jarring tool operable for coupling within and generating an impact imparted to a downhole tool string. The jarring tool includes an upper housing, a lower housing, and a shaft coupled with the...
US20110011581 System and Method for Servicing a Wellbore  
A method of servicing a wellbore, comprising establishing a pumping profile having a performance plan, determining a remaining life estimate for a first wellbore servicing device, wherein the...
US20110308792 METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OIL POOL BASED ON A RESERVOIR MODEL GRADUALLY DEFORMED BY MEANS OF COSIMULATIONS  
A method is disclosed for operating an oil pool based on a reservoir model gradually deformed by means of cosimulations. A map of a property of the pool is obtained by a stochastic simulation of a...
US20130292111 METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING A WELL LOG OF A QUANTITATIVE PROPERTY FROM SAMPLE MEASUREMENTS AND LOG DATA  
A method of constructing a well log of a quantitative property representative of a porous formation, from sample measurements and log data, is disclosed. A quantitative property (mineralogical...
US20110061861 CLUSTERED WELLHEAD TRUNKLINE PROTECTION AND TESTING SYSTEM WITH ESP SPEED CONTROLLER AND EMERGENCY ISOLATION VALVE  
The systems and processes of the present invention includes ESP variable speed drive controllers that function in conjunction with a safety logic solver, pressure sensors, and an emergency...
US20150176370 TUBULAR STRESS MEASUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Present embodiments are directed to a tubular stress measurement system including a first sensor configured to detect a parameter indicative of an axial or circumferential position of the...
US20130032336 ESTABLISHING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN WELL PAIRS IN OIL SANDS BY DILATION WITH STEAM OR WATER CIRCULATION AT ELEVATED PRESSURES  
A method of establishing fluid communication between a well pair in an oil-sand reservoir is provided, where dilatable oil sands in the reservoir form a barrier to fluid communication between the...
US20130199775 Monitoring Flow Past Submersible Well Pump Motor with Sail Switch  
An electric submersible well pumping system (ESP) has a sail switch to measure fluid speed within the wellbore in the areas surrounding the motor to thereby determine fluid speed adjacent the...
US20140151033 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING WELLBORE FRACTURE OPERATIONS  
Methods for performing oilfield operations are provided. The methods involve performing a fracture operation. The fracture operation involves generating fractures and a fracture network about the...
US20120234533 PRECISION MARKING OF SUBSURFACE LOCATIONS  
A method for performing a downhole operation includes marking at least one location in a wellbore using a magnetized material. The magnetized material may generate a magnetic field stronger than a...