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Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Patents
Assignee:
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Address:
Houston, TX
No. of patents:
2972
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE42733 Wear-resistant, variable diameter expansion tool and expansion methods September 27, 2011
The inventions provide apparatus and methods for radially expanding a tubular deployed in a subterranean well by moving an expansion tool axially through the well. An expansion tool apparatus may have wear faces attached to at least a portion of the outer periphery of a mandrel for c
RE42426 Apparatus and method for transmitting information to and communicating with a downhole device June 7, 2011
An apparatus for use in drilling or producing from a well bore, the apparatus comprising a downhole member such as a drilling device or a production device which is capable of being attached to a tubular such as a drill string, production string or the like, means for rotating a tubu
RE42245 System and method for real time reservoir management March 22, 2011
A method of real time field wide reservoir management comprising the steps of processing collected field wide reservoir data in accordance with one or more predetermined algorithms to obtain a resultant desired field wide production/injection forecast, generating a signal to one or more
RE42137 Universal cementing plug February 15, 2011
A cementing plug having a universal construction and improved wiping and extended wear characteristics. The cementing plug has a plug subassembly with a body member and an elastomeric jacket on the body member. The body member defines a central opening therethrough with a shoulder therei
RE41999 System and method for real time reservoir management December 14, 2010
A method of real time field wide reservoir management comprising the steps of processing collected field wide reservoir data in accordance with one or more predetermined algorithms to obtain a resultant desired field wide production/injection forecast, generating a signal to one or more
RE41508 Universal cementing plug August 17, 2010
A cementing plug having a universal construction and improved wiping and extended wear characteristics. The cementing plug has a plug subassembly with a body member and an elastomeric jacket on the body member. The body member defines a central opening therethrough with a shoulder therei
RE41118 Annular isolators for expandable tubulars in wellbores February 16, 2010
The present disclosure addressed apparatus and methods for forming an annular isolator in a borehole after installation of production tubing. Annular seal means are carried in or on production tubing as it is run into a borehole. In conjunction with expansion of the tubing, the seal is
RE41117 Universal cementing plug February 16, 2010
A cementing plug having a universal construction and improved wiping and extended wear characteristics. The cementing plug has a plug subassembly with a body member and an elastomeric jacket on the body member. The body member defines a central opening therethrough with a shoulder therei
RE41059 Expandable wellbore junction December 29, 2009
Multiple wellbores are interconnected utilizing a deflection device having a guide layer of lower hardness than the body of the deflection device, and a cutting tool having a guide portion and being operative to cut through the deflection device guide layer and a tubular structure lining
RE40197 Drill bit having an improved seal and lubrication method using same April 1, 2008
A drill bit (100) for drilling a wellbore that traverses subterranean formations includes a drill bit body (106) having a plurality of journal pins (112), each having a bearing surface (128), and a rotary cutter (104) rotatably mounted on each journal pin (112), each rotary cutter (1
RE40067 Downhole equipment tools and assembly procedures for the drilling, tie-in and completion of vert February 19, 2008
Single horizontal wells drilled through heterogeneous reservoirs are capable of greater oil productivity than vertical wells, often with lower produced GOR and WOR. Multiple drainholes tied-in to a vertical cased well are even more beneficial. Completion of such drainholes in many sa
RE39209 Production fluid control device and method for oil and/or gas wells August 1, 2006
A device and method for selectively controlling the flow of production fluid through a tubing string in an oil and gas well according to which a housing is connected to a tubing string for insertion into the well, and well fluid is passed from the ground surface into the housing. The
RE38642 Downhole equipment, tools and assembly procedures for the drilling, tie-in and completion of ver November 2, 2004
Single horizontal wells drilled through heterogeneous reservoirs are capable of greater oil productivity than vertical wells, often with lower produced GOR and WOR. Multiple drainholes tied-in to a vertical cased well are even more beneficial. Completion of such drainholes in many sandy
RE38636 Downhole equipment, tools and assembly procedures for the drilling, tie-in and completion of ver October 26, 2004
Single horizontal wells drilled through heterogeneous reservoirs are capable of greater oil productivity than vertical wells, often with lower produced GOR with WOR. Multiple drainholes tied-in to a vertical cased well are even more beneficial. Completion of such drainholes in many sandy
RE38616 Downhole equipment, tools and assembly procedures for the drilling, tie-in and completion of ver October 12, 2004
Single horizontal wells drilled through heterogeneous reservoirs are capable of greater oil productivity than vertical wells, often with lower produced GOR and WOR. Multiple drainholes tied-in to a vertical cased well are even more beneficial. Completion of such drainholes in many sandy
RE37867 Downhole equipment, tools and assembly procedures for the drilling, tie-in and completion of ver October 8, 2002
Single horizontal wells drilled through heterogeneous reservoirs are capable of greater oil productivity than vertical wells, often with lower produced GOR and WOR. Multiple drainholes tied-in to a vertical cased well are even more beneficial. Completion of such drainholes in many sandy
H2232 Methods for testing for bioaccumulation September 1, 2009
Methods comprising: providing a test substance, providing two solvents that are substantially immiscible, introducing a known amount of the test substance and known amounts of the two solvents into a single vessel to create a pre-equilibrium sample, adjusting the concentration of the tes
H2225 Method for testing for bioaccumulation October 7, 2008
For use in estimating or predicting bioaccumulation of a chemical analyte, even a surfactant, log P.sub.ow values for the analyte may be determined by calculating the log of the ratio of the concentrations of the analyte in n-octanol and in water, equilibrated using a slow-stir method. I
H2216 Method for testing for bioaccumulation May 6, 2008
For use in estimating or predicting bioaccumulation of a chemical analyte, even a surfactant, log P.sub.ow values for the analyte may be determined by calculating the log of the ratio of the concentrations of the analyte in n-octanol and in water, equilibrated using a slow-stir method. I
H2152 Telemetry system having amplitude modulation of Walsh functions April 4, 2006
A digital communications system employing modulated Walsh functions to convey data across a communications channel. In one embodiment, the system includes a transmitter having a constellation encoder, and a Walsh constellation modulator. The constellation encoder receives a sequence of
H1932 Wettability and fluid displacement in a well January 2, 2001
An inverter fluid that intermixes with a non-aqueous (e.g., oil) external/aqueous internal fluid to cause external/internal inversion is designed. This includes testing a selected inverter fluid with a test fluid having a composition nominally equivalent to the composition of the non
8586512 Cement compositions and methods utilizing nano-clay November 19, 2013
The present invention includes well treatment fluids and methods utilizing nano-particles. An embodiment of a method of the present invention may comprise introducing a treatment fluid comprising nano-clay into a subterranean formation. The treatment fluid may be selected from the gr
8586510 Methods and compositions for delaying the release of treatment chemicals November 19, 2013
A method comprising: providing at least one encaged treatment chemical that comprises a treatment chemical and a polymer carrier; placing the encaged treatment chemical into a portion of a subterranean formation; and allowing the treatment chemical to diffuse out of the encaged treat
8586509 Pre-coated particulates for preventing scale and diageneous reactions in subterranean formations November 19, 2013
Pre-coated particulate for use in a subterranean operation comprising a particulate; and a film coated onto a surface of the particulate. The film is formed by allowing an anionic polymer and a cationic surfactant to contact the surface of the particulate, and allowing the anionic po
8586508 Polysaccharide based cement additives November 19, 2013
A composition comprising a carboxylated, sulfonated polysaccharide and a wellbore servicing fluid. A wellbore servicing composition comprising a hydraulic cement and a carboxylated, sulfonated polysaccharide. A wellbore servicing composition comprising a polysaccharide having carboxy
8586507 Oil based drilling fluids with enhanced stability at high temperatures November 19, 2013
Ester based drilling fluids with enhanced stability at high temperatures for drilling, running casing in, and/or cementing a borehole in a subterranean formation. The drilling fluids comprise a monomeric or polymeric carbodiimide hydrolysis inhibitor.
8586138 Method of coating a porous substrate with a thermoplastic material from the outside of the subst November 19, 2013
A method of coating a first porous substrate with a thermoplastic material comprises the steps of: rotating the substrate about an axis of the substrate; and applying the material in a liquefied state onto the substrate, wherein the step of applying is performed from the outside of t
8584763 Managing pressurized fluid in a downhole tool November 19, 2013
A wellbore apparatus includes a connector sub assembly having a body, the body having a first end adapted to couple to a first perforating sub component and a second, axially opposed end adapted to couple to a second perforating sub component. The connector sub body defines a cavity
8584762 Downhole fluid flow control system having a fluidic module with a bridge network and method for November 19, 2013
A downhole fluid flow control system includes a fluidic module (150) having a main fluid pathway (152), a valve (162) and a bridge network. The valve (162) has a first position wherein fluid flow through the main fluid pathway (152) is allowed and a second position wherein fluid flow
8584757 Method and composition for treating fluids before injection into subterranean zones November 19, 2013
The invention relates to methods and compositions for producing or recovering an aqueous-based fluid to be utilized or injected in a wellbore or surrounding subterranean formation. The method comprises the step of contacting an aqueous-based fluid with an aqueous-soluble breaker comp
8584754 Delayed-tackifier coated particulates and methods relating thereto November 19, 2013
Delayed-tackifier coated particulates and treatment fluids comprising delayed-tackifier coated particulates wherein the tackifier is associated with a surfactant. The treatment fluids may be used in methods that include providing a treatment fluid that comprises an aqueous base fluid
8584753 Method and apparatus for creating an annular barrier in a subterranean wellbore November 19, 2013
Presented is a method of completing a subterranean well having an open wellbore extending through a subterranean formation having a target zone. In a preferred embodiment, a tubing assembly is placed in the wellbore, extending through the target zone. An annular space is defined between
8584519 Communication through an enclosure of a line November 19, 2013
A communication system can include a transmitter which transmits a signal, and at least one sensing device which receives the signal, the sensing device including a line contained in an enclosure, and the signal being detected by the line through a material of the enclosure. A sensing
8583377 Methods and systems of formation density measurements in the presence of invasion of drilling fl November 12, 2013
Formation density measurements in the presence of invasion of drilling fluids. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: irradiating a formation with gammas from a source of gammas, wherein drilling fluid has invaded the formation, and wherein Pe of the dri
8581592 Downhole methods and assemblies employing an at-bit antenna November 12, 2013
Logging tools and methods employing an at-bit loop antenna to acquire azimuthal resistivity measurements proximate to the bit enable low-latency geosteering signals to be generated. In some embodiments, the at-bit antenna is part of a bottom hole assembly that includes a drill bit, a
8581591 Method and system of determining an electrical property of a formation fluid November 12, 2013
Determining an electrical property of a formation fluid. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising drawing formation fluids into a tool within a borehole, applying a swept frequency electric field to the formation fluids by way of a first winding, inducing a
8581580 Downhole orientation sensing with nuclear spin gyroscope November 12, 2013
Downhole orientation sensing with a nuclear spin gyroscope. A method of sensing orientation of an instrument assembly in a subterranean well can include incorporating an atomic comagnetometer and an optical source into the instrument assembly, and installing the instrument assembly in th
8579028 Tackifying agent pre-coated particulates November 12, 2013
The present invention involves methods of using particulates coated with a tackifying agent that need not be used immediately once they are prepared and that provide increased viscosity when placed into an aqueous fluid. The described methods include the steps of contacting particulates
8579026 Safety structure for downhole power unit testing November 12, 2013
A safety apparatus for catching a test fixture released from a shaft of a downhole tool during the uphole calibration and testing of the shaft force generation capability of the tool. The safety apparatus includes a hollow body having a distal end that will partially envelope the test
8579025 Control screen assembly November 12, 2013
Screen assemblies capable of being disposed in a bore for hydrocarbon fluid production are described. The screen assemblies can support filter mediums and reduce or eliminate plugging by swellable material. One screen assembly includes filter mediums supported by a rigid member locat
8576660 Ultrasonic imaging in wells or tubulars November 5, 2013
An ultrasonic imaging method is provided. A wideband acoustic pulse is fired at a wall. A wideband response signal is received. The wideband response signal is processed to select an impedance measurement frequency. A wavelet having a characteristic frequency approximately equal to t
8575541 Systems and methods for real time monitoring and management of wellbore servicing fluids November 5, 2013
Disclosed are systems and methods for monitoring wellbore servicing fluids. One system includes a flow path fluidly coupled to a borehole and containing a wellbore servicing fluid that is exiting the borehole, the wellbore servicing fluid being configured to chemically react with and
8573325 Optimized pressure drilling with continuous tubing drill string November 5, 2013
A method of drilling a wellbore can include drilling the wellbore with a continuous tubing drill string, and sensing at least one parameter with an optical waveguide in the drill string. A well system can include a continuous tubing drill string, and an optical waveguide in the drill
8573311 Pressure pulse-initiated flow restrictor bypass system November 5, 2013
A method of variably restricting flow in a subterranean well can include resisting the flow through a sidewall of a tubular string, and then selectively opening a device in response to a predetermined pressure signal being transmitted. The opening of the device can substantially redu
8573304 Eccentric safety valve November 5, 2013
A safety valve for use in a subterranean well can include a housing assembly having a flow passage extending longitudinally through the housing assembly. An outer diameter of the housing assembly is eccentric relative to the flow passage. A well tool can include a magnetic coupling b
8573302 Surfactants and friction reducing polymers for the reduction of water blocks and gas condensates November 5, 2013
Improved treatment fluids and methods for use in subterranean operations including the treatment of low permeability shale formations. In one embodiment the methods comprise: providing a treatment fluid comprising an aqueous base fluid and a controlled wetting system that comprises: a
8573296 Limit collar November 5, 2013
A limit collar includes a limit component coupled to a surface of a wellbore tubular; and an interface component engaging the limit component. The interface component may include an extension, and wherein at least one surface of the extension is coupled to the limit component. The ex
8573066 Fluidic oscillator flowmeter for use with a subterranean well November 5, 2013
A fluidic oscillator can include a fluid switch, at least two fluid paths from the fluid switch, and a sensor which measures a frequency of fluctuations in flow through the fluidic oscillator. A method of measuring a flow rate of a fluid can include flowing the fluid through a fluidi
8569214 Methods of using polysaccharide based cement additives October 29, 2013
A method of servicing a wellbore comprising introducing to the wellbore a wellbore servicing fluid comprising an additive composition comprising a polysaccharide having carboxylate and sulfonate groups. A method of servicing a wellbore comprising preparing at the well site an additive
8569213 Drilling fluids having reduced sag potential and related methods October 29, 2013
Invert emulsion drilling fluids that have extended emulsion stability and reduced sag potential can be realized through incorporation of colloidal particles therein. The invert emulsion drilling fluids can be free of organophilic clays. The organophilic clay-free drilling fluids can

 
 
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