08720541 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 108 patents.

A tubular handling apparatus including a tubular member running tool adapted to provide load-bearing, and preferably torquing, capacity upon the gripping of a tubular is provided. The running tool includes a slotted member having a plurality of elongated slots, a recessed member associated with the slotted member and having a plurality of recesses, and a plurality of gripping elements disposed between the slotted member and recessed member. Each such gripping element is adapted to move with an engaged tubular so as to grip the tubular. A tubular member elevator associated to the running tool, as well as related floor slips, are also encompassed. Methods of casing running are also included.

Title
Tubular handling device and methods
Application Number
12/982644
Publication Number
8720541 (B2)
Application Date
December 30, 2010
Publication Date
May 13, 2014
Inventor
Beat K├╝ttel
Spring
TX, US
Faisal J Yousef
Houston
TX, US
Craig Weems
Houston
TX, US
Brian Ellis
Houston
TX, US
Agent
Haynes and Boone
Assignee
First Subsea
GB
Canrig Drilling Technology
TX, US
IPC
E21B 19/16
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