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8567502 Filtration of dangerous or undesirable contaminants  
Nanoparticle-treated substrates, such as screens, sand beds or proppant beds, may effectively filter and purify fluids such as waste water or fluids produced from a formation, as well as other...
8567495 System and method for detecting pressure in a subterranean environment  
A sensor is configured to sense pressure in an isolated or subterranean environment. The sensor is configured to act as a capacitor with a capacitance that varies as a function of pressure. The...
8567492 Modified packer with non-extrusion ring  
Embodiments of the present disclosure generally provide a packer for use within a conduit, such as casing, having non-extrusion rings. The non-extrusion ring is comprised of rigid segments, a...
8561699 Well screens having enhanced well treatment capabilities  
A well screen assembly with enhanced well treatment capabilities. A well screen assembly can include a well treatment substance secured to the well screen assembly, and at least one reactive...
8561722 Methods of controllably milling a window in a cased wellbore using a pressure differential to cause movement of a mill  
A method of controllably milling a window in at least a portion of a cased wellbore comprises: interconnecting a mill advancing device and a mill; applying a pressure differential between the mill...
8561709 Liner top packer seal assembly and method  
Disclosed herein is a method of sealing a liner top packer to a tubular. The method includes, positioning the liner top packer within a tubular and moving a sleeve of the liner top packer in a...
8561698 Downhole fluid injection  
Downhole tools and methods are provided for injecting fluid into a formation. A downhole tool may include a first chamber of injection fluid separated from a second chamber of working fluid by a...
8561695 Apparatus and method for testing solids production in a wellbore  
An apparatus and method is disclosed for conducting a fluid and solids production test in a subterranean well. A testing apparatus may be inserted into a wellbore. The apparatus may employ a...
8561706 Riser pipe with rigid auxiliary lines and offset connectors  
The connection system allows to assemble two sections of a riser pipe used for offshore drilling, the riser pipe comprising a main tube and at least one auxiliary line arranged parallel to said...
8561689 Swellable downhole apparatus and support assembly  
A downhole apparatus has a radially expanding portion comprising a swellable elastomeric material selected to increase in volume on exposure to at least one predetermined fluid. A support assembly...
8561705 Lead impression wear bushing  
A wear bushing having a lead impression block is landed axially above a casing hanger and actuated to test an elevation of lock ring grooves formed in a wellhead. Then, drilling operations are...
8561684 Down-hole actuation device storage apparatus and method for launching  
An apparatus for holding and launching down-hole actuation devices that has a body, a bottom end, a top end and a long bore between the ends. Moveable and protruding into the long bore are...
8561696 Method of placing ball sealers for fluid diversion  
A method for placing ball sealers within a well formed within a subterranean formation for sealing holes in a casing of the well is carried out by performing at least one of two operations. The...
8564315 Downhole corrosion monitoring  
Apparatus and methods for measuring an effect of corrosion with a corrosion sensor. The apparatus includes at least a portion of a metal material configured to be disposed within a borehole and...
8561703 Compliant dart-style reverse-flow check valve  
An apparatus usable with a well includes a gas lift valve having a check valve arrangement located between an annulus and a passageway of a tubing. The check valve arrangement is adapted to...
8561707 Ultra-low friction coatings for drill stem assemblies  
Provided are drill stem assemblies with ultra-low friction coatings for subterraneous drilling operations. In one form, the coated drill stem assemblies for subterraneous rotary drilling operations...
8561693 Mobile well services assembly  
A mobile assembly usable in at least one well services operation includes a chassis, a drum disposed on the chassis having a spooled element disposed thereon for use in the at least one well...
8561702 Hot fluid recovery of heavy oil with steam and carbon dioxide  
Combustion gases with relatively high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), steam, and/or hot water, may be used to improve recovery of heavy hydrocarbons from geologic formations and/or from surface...
8561726 Vertical drilling system for controlling deviation  
Systems and methods for controlling deviations during drilling operations include securing a plurality of stabilizers to a lower portion of a drill string. The stabilizers can have a substantially...
8561701 Methods for cementing in a subterranean formation using a cement composition containing calcium silicate hydrate seeds  
According to an embodiment, a method of cementing in a subterranean formation comprises: introducing a cement composition into the subterranean formation, wherein the cement composition comprises:...
8561694 Monitoring downhole production flow in an oil or gas  
An apparatus monitors a production flow from a gravel pack into a tubular sand screen disposed concentrically around downhole production tubing in an oil or gas well. A tubular sample layer is...
8561704 Flow energy dissipation for downhole injection flow control devices  
A well system can include a flow control device which regulates flow of a fluid from an interior of the device outwardly through an exit port, and a deflector which outwardly overlies the exit port...
8561813 Cyclonic debris evacuation apparatus and method for a pump  
A cyclonic debris evacuation apparatus and method for removing debris in a pumping system. The apparatus includes a valve rod, a cyclone component, cup component, ring component, and ring coupler...
8561690 Expansion cone assembly for setting a liner hanger in a wellbore casing  
An expansion cone assembly (200) for setting a liner hanger. The expansion cone assembly (200) includes a cone mandrel (202) having an outer frustoconical surface (220), a lead cone (206) slidably...
8561685 Mobile hydraulic workover rig  
A hydraulic workover rig including a base structure, a derrick extending from the base structure, a hydraulic lift cylinder connected to the upper end of the derrick, a lower slip assembly...
8561687 Pressure containment devices and methods of using same  
Moveable and split packer cups for use above a conventional coiled tubing fracturing or stimulation tool are described as well as methods for running these tools into a wellbore. These devices can...
8561697 Downhole tool delivery system with self activating perforation gun  
An apparatus for use in deployment of downhole tools is disclosed. Preferably, the apparatus includes at least an in-ground well casing, a housing providing a hermetically sealed electronics...
8561686 Downhole fluid communication apparatus and method  
A probe for establishing fluid communication between a downhole tool and a subterranean formation is provided. The downhole tool is positioned in a wellbore penetrating the subterranean formation....
8561692 Downhole safety joint  
A downhole safety joint for use in a wellbore is described. The downhole safety joint includes an upper tubular member having an upper threaded end and a lower external threaded section; a lower...
8561708 ID centralizer  
An apparatus and methods of spacing a tool from walls of tubing are provided as embodiments of the present invention. The apparatus can include a centralizer that is inserted in the tubing, the...
8561710 Seal system and method  
A tool for setting an annular seal, including an inner body, a first outer body coaxial with the longitudinal axis, and a second outer body coaxial with the longitudinal axis, wherein the second...
8561700 Method and apparatus for cementing while running casing in a well bore  
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 configured valving member with curved and flat...
8561683 Wellbore tubular cutter  
An apparatus and a method for cutting a wellbore tubular may include an upper section and a lower section mating at a juncture plane defined by a plane transverse to the longitudinal axis of the...
8561691 Method and apparatus for erosion control for use with flow control devices  
A flow control device for use in a wellbore which has a nozzle with an output to provide a jet of fluid and a structure proximate the nozzle. The structure is positioned a set distance away from...
8561688 Compact jar for dislodging tools in an oil or gas well  
This invention relates to a jar used to dislodge tools stuck in a well. The jar includes two housing portions movable with respect to each other. A release collet forms a portion of one of the...
8555956 Linear induction motor-operated downhole tool  
A tool that is usable with a well includes a tool operator and a linear induction motor, which actuates the tool operator.
8555984 Linear rod pump operating method  
A method for operating a linear rod pump to pump fluids, such as water and/or hydrocarbons, from a subterranean formation or reservoir, include a linear rod pump having a mechanical rack and pinion...
8556000 Device for monitoring a drilling or coring operation and installation comprising such a device  
Device comprising equipment for measuring parameters of a drilling or coring operation by means of a drillbit fixed to the end of a drill string, measurement equipment (7) being housed in a chamber...
8555959 Compression assembly and method for actuating downhole packing elements  
A compression assembly (500) for actuating packing elements of a through tubing bridge plug in a casing string of a wellbore. The compression assembly (500) includes a support assembly (502) and an...
8555987 Method of creating a wellbore system  
A method of creating a wellbore system comprises arranging an expandable tubular element in a wellbore whereby a lower end portion of the wall of the tubular element extends radially outward and in...
8555982 Method for setting up a hybrid tower in an expanse of water, hybrid tower associated installation for exploiting fluids  
A method includes the positioning of a rising column (22) in a vertical configuration and the total immersion of a buoy for retaining the rising column (22). The method includes the insertion of a...
8555964 Centraliser  
A centralizer (10) for centralizing a tubular in a conduit is described. The centralizer comprises a body comprising a upper body portion (12) and a lower body portion (14) and a plurality of arms...
8555985 Permeability modification  
Downhole apparatus for location in a bore which intersects a fluid-producing formation comprises a bore wall-supporting member configurable to provide and maintain a bore wall supporting force for...
8555957 Crude oil production equipment  
A crude oil production equipment includes a submersible pump coupled with a driving shaft, a linear motor, an oil pipe, a well casing, a filter pipe, an outer passage, an inner tube, an upper valve...
8555978 Dual pathway riser and its use for production of petroleum products in multi-phase fluid pipelines  
Disclosed is a tubing system for transporting a gas-liquid flow from a well to a production platform or processing facility. It includes a dual pathway section between the well and the production...
8555914 Method for autonomous control of a chemical injection systems for oil and gas wells  
A control program for a positive displacement metering system measures the time required for the travel of a free piston in a cylinder of known volume to determine an average flow rate during a...
8555973 Methods and compositions for controlling formation fines and reducing proppant flow-back  
Remedial methods of controlling particulates within a subterranean formation comprising first, placing a resin composition into an unconsolidated zone of a subterranean formation; and second,...
8555963 Gripper assembly for downhole tools  
A gripper assembly for anchoring a tool within a downhole passage and for possibly assisting movement of the tool within the passage. The gripper assembly includes an elongated mandrel and flexible...
8560098 System for remotely monitoring a site for anticipated failure and maintenance with a plurality of controls  
A system to monitor a status from a secondary location of a plurality of equipment on a drilling site, while simultaneously enabling preventive maintenance is described herein. A user can view at...
8555976 Emergency disconnect sequence timer display and method  
A rig control interface, system, and method. The rig control interface includes an emergency disconnect sequence button configured to initiate an emergency disconnect sequence signal to be sent to...