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9033042 Forming bitumen barriers in subsurface hydrocarbon formations  
Systems and methods used in treating a subsurface formation are described herein. Some embodiments also generally relate to barriers and/or methods to seal barriers. A method used to treat a...
9033039 Producer snorkel or injector toe-dip to accelerate communication between SAGD producer and injector  
Methods and systems relating to steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) utilizing well pairs that are at least initially in fluid communication through drilled bores toward their toe ends. At least...
9033033 Electrokinetic enhanced hydrocarbon recovery from oil shale  
Disclosed herein are methods for extracting a kerogen-based product from subsurface (oil) shale formations. These methods rely on chemically modifying the shale-bound kerogen using a chemical...
9033054 Metal to metal seal for downhole tools  
A metal to metal seal for downhole tools. A sealing device includes a metal seal. A nonmetal seal may be used to bias the metal seal in a radial direction in response to a pressure differential...
9033003 Fluidic impulse generator  
A device for vibrating tubing as it is inserted into a wellbore is disclosed. The device has a fluidic switch that has no moving parts. The fluidic switch is connected to a piston that oscillates...
9034805 Fluid treatment systems, compositions and methods for metal ion stabilization in aqueous solutions  
Fluid treatment systems and compositions are provided including (a) at least one material including (1) at least one carboxylic acid functional group and (2) at least one sulfur-containing group...
9033047 Enhanced oil recovery in low permeability reservoirs  
A method for enhancing hydrocarbon recovery in low permeability reservoirs comprises first providing a subterranean reservoir comprising one or more hydrocarbons and water therewithin and a...
9033048 Apparatuses and methods for determining wellbore influx condition using qualitative indications  
Apparatuses and methods useable in drilling installations having a mud loop for detecting ongoing or imminent kick events are provided. An apparatus includes a first sensor configured to measure a...
9033060 Tubular anchoring system and method  
A tubular anchoring system includes a frustoconical member and a sleeve with at least one first surface that is radially alterable in response to longitudinal movement of the frustoconical member...
9033051 System for diversion of fluid flow from a wellhead  
A system for the diversion of flow from a wellhead has a mudline closure mechanism suitable for attachment to the wellhead, a blowout preventer connected or interconnected to the mudline control...
9033056 Pressure activated down hole systems and methods  
Systems and methods for activating a down hole tool in a wellbore. A piston is moveable from a first position to a second position for activating the down hole tool. The piston includes a first...
9033050 ROV drive bucket plug  
A plug plugs into a ROV drive bucket limiting rotation of a drive shaft therein to say 15° and reducing the build-up of marine growth in the bucket. As shown it includes a polyethylene body (which...
9033052 Rotating and reciprocating swivel apparatus and method  
What is provided is a method and apparatus wherein a rotating and reciprocating swivel can be detachably connected to an annular blowout preventer thereby separating the drilling fluid or mud into...
9033053 Method and device for extending lifetime of a wellhead  
A method and a device are for extending the lifetime of a Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is provided with at least a first high-pressure hydraulic valve pack, a first low-pressure hydraulic...
9033038 Speed control devices and methods for drop down tools  
An apparatus for evaluating an earth formation intersected by a wellbore may include a logging tool conveyed into the wellbore through a drilling tubular, a speed control device associated with...
9033045 Apparatus and method for fracturing portions of an earth formation  
A method of fracturing an earth formation is disclosed. The method includes: isolating a section of a borehole in the earth formation; introducing a fluid into the isolated section and...
9034799 Thermoset nanocomposite particles, processing for their production, and their use in oil and natural gas drilling applications  
Use of two different methods, either each by itself or in combination, to enhance the stiffness, strength, maximum possible use temperature, and environmental resistance of thermoset polymer...
9033037 Instrumented tubing and method for determining a contribution to fluid production  
An instrumented tubing for determining a contribution of a given zone to fluid production of a reservoir, the instrumented tubing including a tube having an open end for collecting a fluid flowing...
9033057 Internal gripping system  
A system for securing a first tubular to a second tubular including a housing having at least one group of at least one window therein. A gripping assembly is disposed in the housing and has at...
9033043 Wettability analysis of disaggregated material  
A method for determining wettability of a solid, such as a reservoir rock material includes disaggregating the material, for example by grinding and placing the disaggregated material on the...
9032987 Gas compression system  
The invention relates to a wet gas compression system comprising a compact flow conditioner (21), intended to be placed below sea level in close vicinity to a well head or on a dry installation,...
9033049 Blowout preventer shut-in assembly of last resort  
A system for drilling and/or producing a subsea wellbore comprises a primary BOP comprising a primary ram BOP. In addition, the system comprises a secondary BOP releasably connected to the primary...
9033055 Selectively degradable passage restriction and method  
An actuation system and method includes a tubular defining a passage, and an assembly disposed with the tubular. The assembly includes a restriction operatively arranged to receive a restrictor...
9033040 Use of composite of lightweight hollow core having adhered or embedded cement in cementing a well  
A lightweight composite having an activated surface contains a lightweight hollow core particle having cement grains which may be adhered to the hollow core or embedded in the surface of the...
9033035 Method for fracturing a formation using a fracturing fluid mixture  
A method for fracturing a formation in a reservoir uses a fracturing fluid mixture comprising natural gas and a base fluid. The method comprises: determining certain reservoir conditions of the...
9034180 Reactor tank  
Disclosed is an improved water treatment cavitation reactor cone. The tank operates on a continuous flow of fluids which are subjected to ultrasonic waves in combination with a high level of...
9027646 Fracturing fluid water reuse system and method  
Methods of processing a fluid recovered from an oil or gas extraction operation for reuse in a hydraulic fracturing fluid are described. The methods include providing an amount of a produced fluid...
9027657 Wireline cable for use with downhole tractor assemblies  
A wireline cable includes an electrically conductive cable core for transmitting electrical power, an inner armor layer disposed around the cable core, and an outer armor layer disposed around the...
9027655 Degradable slip element  
A slip element, including a substrate at least partially formed from a material degradable upon exposure to a fluid; and an outer surface disposed on the substrate. A method of removing a slip...
9027659 Low stress traction system  
A technique enables anchoring of a tool in a wellbore. The technique provides traction against a well component without creating high stress concentrations that weaken the well component. An...
9027654 Valve with shuttle  
A valve for use in a flow management system comprising a valve including a body, a shuttle, and a seat closure, a rotatable shaft passing through the body and the seat closure, the rotatable shaft...
9031674 Lift-gas optimization with choke control  
A method of optimizing production of wells using choke control includes generating, for each well, an intermediate solution to optimize the production of each well. The generating includes using...
9027650 Remotely-controlled downhole device and method for using same  
An apparatus for use downhole is disclosed. The apparatus includes a downhole device and an actuation device that includes: a housing including an annular chamber configured to house a first fluid...
9027653 Secondary system and method for activating a down hole device  
Disclosed is a secondary system and method for initiating a down hole operation in a wellbore when a primary activation system fails. The primary activation system is configured to provide fluid...
9029155 Direct measurement of fluid contamination  
The present disclosure relates to apparatuses and methods to detect a fluid contamination level of a fluid sample. The method may comprise providing a fluid sample downhole from a subterranean...
9027637 Flow control screen assembly having an adjustable inflow control device  
A well system has a fluid flow path for the inflow of production fluid. An inflow control device is disposed within the fluid flow path. The inflow control device has at least first and second...
9027636 Tunable down-hole stimulation system  
Tunable down-hole stimulation systems feature closed-loop control of pumps and tunable down-hole stimulators. Stimulators generate and hydraulically transmit broad vibration spectra tuned for...
9027643 Method of removing cutters  
A method for enhanced degradation of a cutting structure on a drill shoe is provided. The cutting structure may be degraded at an accelerated rate after achieving a desired objective. Degradation...
9027645 Fishing tool  
Fishing tools for retrieving objects, i.e., “fish,” lodged within a wellbore are disclosed. The fishing tool comprises a tubular member having a tubular member bore with at least one profiled...
9027642 Dual-purpose steam injection and production tool  
A dual-purpose tool can be used for steam injection and production in a wellbore. A mandrel deploys in the wellbore to communicate steam in a steam injection operation and to communicate...
9031705 Adjustable systems and methods for increasing the efficiency of a kalina cycle  
A Kalina Cycle control system monitors one or more operating parameters of the Kalina Cycle. The system calculates one or more optimal operating parameters that allow the Kalina Cycle to operate...
9027651 Barrier valve system and method of closing same by withdrawing upper completion  
A completion system, including a barrier valve transitionable between an open position and a closed position. An upper completion is operatively coupled with the barrier valve for mechanically...
9027658 System and method for casing hanger running  
In certain embodiments, a hanger running tool includes an inner sleeve and an outer sleeve. The inner sleeve has a first mating surface configured to engage a second mating surface of a hanger to...
9027652 Method for conveying balls downhole using a ball carrier medium  
A method is provided for safely delivering actuators such as balls from a ball injector to a downhole tool in a wellbore. A structure or carrier medium, such as a slug of gel or foam, is...
9027217 Blowout preventer head removal tools and methods  
Specialized tools and methods are presented for use on blowout preventers on oil and gas rigs. The specialized tools releseably attach to a threaded, blowout-preventer head to remove the same. In...
9027649 Rotating and reciprocating swivel apparatus and method  
What is provided is a method and apparatus wherein a swivel can be detachably connected to an annular blowout preventer thereby separating the drilling fluid or mud into upper and lower sections...
9027638 Cyclic steam stimulation using RF  
A method of producing hydrocarbons from a well. The method begins by injecting steam into a well. The bitumen in the formation is then heated with the injected steam, followed by ceasing the...
9027639 Sand control screen assembly with internal control lines  
Disclosed are sand control screens and completion assemblies that receive, retain, and protect control lines during installation and operation thereof. One disclosed completion assembly includes a...
9027656 Positive locked slim hole suspension and sealing system with single trip deployment and retrievable tool  
A tool is provided for installing a mandrel in a wellhead assembly. The tool includes an assembly having multiple independently translatable and rotatable members. The tool includes an inner...
9027644 Oligomeric and polymeric electronically-modified boronic acids and methods of using the same  
Crosslinked gelling agents employed during subterranean operations use electronically-modified boronic acids to enable higher operating temperatures while allowing reduced gelling agent loadings;...