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9038734 Underwater oil and gas leak containment systems and methods  
A system and method are disclosed for containing an underwater gas or oil leak. The system and method may include a vortex device comprising a vortex chamber, a high pressure inlet tangentially...
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,...
9010438 Fluid treatment system  
A fluid treatment system comprises a fluid treatment module having a fluid inlet and first and second fluid outlets. A pump is provided to establish a first pressure differential between the fluid...
9010440 Method and apparatus for centrifugal separation  
Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to methods and apparatus for centrifugal separation. In one embodiment, a separator includes an outer tubular having ends sealed from the...
9004177 Subsea production systems and methods  
A subsea production system, comprising a plurality of wells located on a sea floor, the wells producing a fluid comprising hydrocarbons; a cold flow center on the sea floor, the cold flow center...
8978771 Subsea machine and methods for separating components of a material stream  
Systems and methods include using a subsea machine for separating a mixture received from a seabed well. The subsea machine includes: a chamber configured to receive and separate by gravity the...
8919449 Offshore drilling and production systems and methods  
A method of drilling and producing from an offshore structure, comprising drilling a first well from the offshore structure with a drilling riser; completing the first well with a first subsurface...
8887813 Underwater oil and gas leak containment systems and methods  
A system and method are disclosed for containing an underwater gas or oil leak. The system and method may include a vortex device comprising a vortex chamber, a high pressure inlet tangentially...
8857519 Method of retrofitting subsea equipment with separation and boosting  
A subsea production and separation system comprising a subsea well drilled into a sea floor; a subsea tree located on the sea floor at a top portion of the subsea well; a manifold located on the...
8801938 Method and device for underwater recovery of products or pollutants  
An apparatus, method, and system for recovering oil from a submerged oil source, wherein the system includes a submerged conduit having at least two openings, with a first opening capable of being...
8783359 Apparatus and system for processing solids in subsea drilling or excavation  
An apparatus, system and method is disclosed for processing geological solids or wellbore cuttings generated by excavation or drilling under a body of water. An apparatus for processing solids in...
8753517 Method and apparatus for removing metallic matter from an oil well circulating completion fluid stream  
A method and apparatus for removing metallic material from a circulating well fluid stream provides a treatment vessel that is divided into first and second sections. Each of the sections includes...
8739882 Subsea cooler  
The present invention regards a subsea cooling unit having an inlet for a hot fluid and an outlet for cooled fluid, the cooling unit comprising a number of coils exposed to seawater, and means for...
8714262 Methods of limiting or reducing the amount of oil in a sea using a fluid director  
According to an embodiment, a method of limiting the amount of oil in a sea comprises: positioning a device for directing the flow of a fluid adjacent to a wellhead, wherein the device comprises:...
8622138 Apparatus and method for recovering fluids from a well and/or injecting fluids into a well  
Methods and apparatus for diverting fluids either into or from a well are described. Some embodiments include a diverter conduit that is located in a bore of a tree. The invention relates...
8607877 Pumping module and system  
This invention relates to equipment and a subsea pumping system using a subsea module installed on the sea bed, preferably away from a production well and intended to pump hydrocarbons having a...
8607894 Offshore thermal treatment of drill cuttings fed from a bulk transfer system  
A system for offshore disposal of drill cuttings including a cleaning system for treating contaminated drill cuttings into drill cuttings and contaminants; a transport system for moving the drill...
8597506 Subsea gravity separator  
A large diameter subsea gravity separator for ultra deep water conditions of 2000 to more than 4000 m includes a vessel having a shell which defines a cylindrical tubular portion and closure...
8590297 Hydraulically-powered compressor  
Apparatus and method for processing a process fluid at a remote location, with the apparatus including a pump located at a first location and configured to provide a pressurized working fluid. The...
8574351 Apparatus and method for gas liquid separation in oil and gas drilling operations  
A two phase gas-liquid separation apparatus is provided that shapes the flow in a flow shaping line. Shaping the two-phase flow allows centrifugal force to send the heavier, denser liquid to the...
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...
8550568 Collecting device and a method for using same  
The present invention relates to a collecting device (1) for solids material which is moved by means of a fluid from a first location on a seabed, on an offshore installation or on land to a...
8511386 Pumping module and system  
A subsea pumping system using a subsea module is installed on the sea bed, preferably away from production wells and intended to pump hydrocarbons having a high associated gas fraction produced by...
8496063 Separation of drill cuttings from drilling fluid on a seabed  
A method and device for recovering drilling fluid used in connection with the provision of a subsea well, in which the drilling fluid is circulated from a vessel on a sea surface via a drill...
8496815 Iodine recovery systems  
Systems and methods for the recovery of iodine are described. In particular, recovery systems and methods produce an iodine complex from an aqueous brine containing iodide. A head tank for...
8453747 Method for liquid control in multiphase fluid pipelines  
A method for control of liquid or liquid slugs in multi phase fluid pipelines, including a multiphase pipeline for the transportation of a fluid, consisting of mainly gas and some liquid such as...
8425667 System and method for multiphase pump lubrication  
A subsea system includes a multiphase pump, configured to transfer a multiphase fluid and a multiphase separator, configured to separate the multiphase fluid into solid, liquid, and gaseous...
8424608 System and method for remediating hydrates  
A system for remediating hydrates has a heat storage box with an interior volume, a heater for heating fluid flowing into the hot fluid inlet of the heat storage box, a heat exchanger positioned...
8413725 Subsea fluid separator  
The present application is directed to a subsea separator. The subsea separator suitably comprises (a) a housing having an inlet for receiving a fluid mixture, a non-gaseous fluid outlet located...
8397821 Caisson two-phase emulsion reducer  
A seafloor pump assembly is installed within a caisson that has an upper end for receiving a flow of fluid containing gas and liquid. The pump assembly is enclosed within a shroud that has an...
8393398 Device for controlling slugging  
A device for inhibiting severe slug flow in a multiphase fluid stream flowing through a pipeline and into a riser, wherein, the device is positioned immediately upstream of the riser and comprises...
8374834 Statistical method for analyzing the performance of oilfield equipment  
A statistical methodology is disclosed to provide time-to-event estimates for oilfield equipment. A method according to the present invention extracts unbiased information from equipment...
8327941 Flow control device and method for a downhole oil-water separator  
A downhole device having an oil/water separator having a well fluid inlet, an oil stream outlet conduit, and a water stream outlet conduit; a removable flow-restrictor located in at least one of...
8322430 Pipes, systems, and methods for transporting fluids  
There is disclosed a system adapted to transport two fluids and a gas comprising a nozzle comprising a first nozzle portion comprising the first fluid and the gas, and a second nozzle portion...
8322464 Method and apparatus for vacuum collecting and gravity depositing drill cuttings  
A system for continuously feeding drill cuttings extracted from a cutting source into a liquid. The system has an open bottomed vacuum hood, means for positioning the open bottom of the vacuum...
8322435 Pressure driven system  
A pressure driven pumping system includes a piston disposed within a first bore of a housing to separate a process chamber from a working chamber. A rod member coupled to the separating member...
8322434 Vertical annular separation and pumping system with outer annulus liquid discharge arrangement  
A Vertical Annular Separation and Pumping System (VASPS) utilizing a outer annulus liquid discharge arrangement to replace a standard pump shroud associated with an electrical submersible pump....
8316963 Cuttings processing system  
A method for using a vessel assembly including two or more vessels in multiple drilling unit operations, the method including using a vessel in the container assembly for cuttings storage, and...
8298428 Cleaning magnet device for cleaning drilling fluid  
A cleaning magnet device (1a-1c) for cleaning drilling fluid, the cleaning magnet (1a-1c) being disposed in a liquid flow, and the cleaning magnet (1a-1c) being provided with a removable material...
8282711 Subsea installation and method for separation of liquid and gas  
The present invention relates to a subsea installation for treatment of hydrocarbons from a subsea well, having a pipe system comprising a first manifold (2) connected to at least one well (1) and...
8273151 Horizontal liquid/gas separation device, and separation method, in particular for the liquid and gaseous phases of a crude oil  
A liquid/gas separator device for separating liquid and gaseous phases of a fluid, in particular crude oil, the device comprising a network of first and second separator pipes disposed...
8235123 Separating device  
The invention comprises a sealing body (15) separating device) which can be used to separate fluids in risers used in offshore oil production from drilling vessels at the sea surface. The...
8226742 Liquid/gas separation device and liquid/gas separation method, in particular for crude oil liquid and gaseous phases  
A liquid/gas separator device for separating the liquid and gaseous phases of a fluid, the device having first and second vertically-disposed elongate reservoirs. The first reservoir has a first...
8220551 Subsea toroidal water separator  
A compact, low footprint water separation system for use in subsea well operations. A subsea production tree has a vertical passage and at least one laterally extending branch. A subsea gravity...
8197577 System and method for underwater oil and gas separator  
A passive hydrocarbon containment system for containing hydrocarbons in a fluid comprises a subsea separator dome, an oil pathway in fluid communication with a hydrocarbon collector disposed...
8173012 Marine oil leak recovery and marine petroleum mining method  
A vertical flexible oil flow director hose is used to recover, to guide, and to filter the spilled oil from its source beneath the sea floor to the surface of water and to accumulate the floating...
8157014 Subsea solids processing apparatuses and methods  
In a dual-gradient drilling apparatus, a subsea solids processing unit includes a housing, a solids processing mechanism disposed in the housing between a drilling mud inlet and a drilling mud...
8141718 Separation device  
A separation device for the separation of constituents of different density, in particular of a fluid fed from a well hole, exhibits a container in which the fluid at least partially after entry...
8136600 Vertical annular separation and pumping system with integrated pump shroud and baffle  
A Vertical Annular Separation and Pumping System (VASPS) utilizing an isolation baffle to replace a standard pump shroud associated with an electrical submersible pump. The isolation baffle may be...
8080157 Downhole gravitational water separator  
A gravity water separation system that may be integrated within a well completion. A diverted flowpath is provided for produced hydrocarbons, external to the completion tubing. As produced...

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