08490707 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 101 patents.

The subject disclosure relates to apparatus and methods that are particularly suited for creating a seal in a borehole annulus. More particularly, the subject disclosure relates to a seal with enhanced sealing capability. In one embodiment the subject disclosure relates to a reinforced and permanent swellable packer device.

Title
Oilfield apparatus and method comprising swellable elastomers
Application Number
13/4442
Publication Number
8490707 (B2)
Application Date
January 11, 2011
Publication Date
July 23, 2013
Inventor
Nitin Vaidya
Sugar Land
TX, US
Partha Ganguly
Sugar Land
TX, US
Kuo Chiang Chen
Sugar Land
TX, US
Sudeep Maheshwari
Cambridge
MA, US
Francois Auzerais
Boston
MA, US
Agathe Robisson
Cambridge
MA, US
Agent
Jakub Michna
Rachel E Greene
Bridget Laffey
Assignee
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
TX, US
IPC
E21B 33/12
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