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Number: 175/1
Name: Boring or penetrating the earth > With seismic shock generating
Description: Process or apparatus which includes a step or means for boring a hole in the earth, combined with a step or means located within the hole relating to subjecting the earth to a force to initiate a seismic wave in the earth.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8616302 Pulsed electric rock drilling apparatus with non-rotating bit and directional control Dec. 31, 2013
8567496 System and method for managing a subterranean formation Oct. 29, 2013
8400872 Seismic source which incorporates earth coupling as part of the transmitter resonance Mar. 19, 2013
8157011 System and method for performing a fracture operation on a subterranean formation Apr. 17, 2012
7748446 Seismic source and method of generating a seismic wave in a formation Jul. 6, 2010
7426439 Method and apparatus for marine seismic data acquisition Sep. 16, 2008
7234537 Sonic drill Jun. 26, 2007
7178626 Method of seismic evaluation of subterranean strata Feb. 20, 2007
7059426 Acoustic flow pulsing apparatus and method for drill string Jun. 13, 2006
6985815 Instantaneous spectral analysis Jan. 10, 2006
6976392 Atomic clock for downhole applications Dec. 20, 2005
6910542 Acoustic flow pulsing apparatus and method for drill string Jun. 28, 2005
6837105 Atomic clock for downhole applications Jan. 4, 2005
6782970 Acoustic source using a shaftless electrical hammer Aug. 31, 2004
6747914 Use of minor borehole obstructions as seismic sources Jun. 8, 2004
6286612 Shutoff valve for marine acoustic generator Sep. 11, 2001
6237701 Impulsive suction pulse generator for borehole May. 29, 2001
6164388 Electropulse method of holes boring and boring machine Dec. 26, 2000
5950736 Method and apparatus for improving drilling efficiency by application of a traveling wave to drilling fluid Sep. 14, 1999
5896938 Portable electrohydraulic mining drill Apr. 27, 1999
5615172 Autonomous data transmission apparatus Mar. 25, 1997
5534668 Deadweight dropping type wave source Jul. 9, 1996
5416281 Deadweight dropping type wave source May. 16, 1995
5382760 Seismic well source Jan. 17, 1995
5372207 Seismic prospecting method and device using a drill bit working in a well Dec. 13, 1994
5319610 Hydraulic acoustic wave generator system for drillstrings Jun. 7, 1994
5313025 Displacement amplified acoustic transmitter May. 17, 1994
5115881 Anti-bounce device for a mass striking a target element May. 26, 1992
4895218 Multishot downhole explosive device as a seismic source Jan. 23, 1990
4867266 Seismic energy source Sep. 19, 1989
4796723 System for transmitting energy through an apparatus usable for subsoil prospection, lowered inside a well or drill hole Jan. 10, 1989
4773501 Device for generating seismic impulses inside a drilling through the fall of a weight onto an anchored target element Sep. 27, 1988
4669540 Topping and tamping plug Jun. 2, 1987
4582147 Directional drilling Apr. 15, 1986
4569412 Seismic source Feb. 11, 1986
4474250 Measuring while drilling Oct. 2, 1984
4252209 Downhole liquid pressure seismic source and bit positioning system Feb. 24, 1981
4252210 Methods of and apparatus for generating seismic waves Feb. 24, 1981
4148375 Seismic vibration source Apr. 10, 1979
4103756 Stress wave generator Aug. 1, 1978
4057780 Method for describing fractures in subterranean earth formations Nov. 8, 1977
4040329 Method and arrangement for charging of shotholes Aug. 9, 1977
4038631 Method for generating and detecting seismic shear wave energy in the earth Jul. 26, 1977
4033429 Downhole seismic source Jul. 5, 1977
3997021 Pressurized gas discharging apparatus for use as a down-bore seismic impulse source Dec. 14, 1976
3986430 Loading of boreholes with explosives Oct. 19, 1976
3979140 Seismic method for logging position of a deep borehole in the earth Sep. 7, 1976
3979724 Seismic method for determining the position of the bottom of a long pipe in a deep borehole Sep. 7, 1976











 
 
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