3804182 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 6 patents.

Seismic energy for geophysical prospecting is provided by drilling a shot-hole to a selected depth using a cutting tool such as a hydraulic jet nozzle or a downhole drill motor attached to a non-rotating, continuous flexible spooled conduit; pumping a liquid explosive and detonating means actuatable from the earth surface down the conduit, through the cutting tool and into the shot-hole; withdrawing the conduit and cutting tool from the shot-hole; and detonating the explosive.

Method of placing explosive charges
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
July 27, 1972
Publication Date
April 16, 1974
Luke Robert R
Adair James C
Denkler Harold L
Moran Tom M
Shell Oil Company
E21b 07/18
G01V 01/02
G01V 01/104
E21B 19/22
E21B 21/10
E21B 19/00
F42D 01/10
F42D 01/00
E21B 07/00
E21B 21/00
E21B 07/18
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