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Lemuel T York, Allan S Richardson, Beat Kuttel: Top drive well casing system and method. Canrig Drilling Technology, Baker Botts L, January 20, 2004: US06679333 (116 worldwide citation)

A well casing system is disclosed for the handling and make-up of casing on a drilling rig in conjunction with a top drive is disclosed. The system comprises a top drive, a casing make-up assembly, links, link tilts, and transfer and lifting elevators. The operator can remotely manipulate the elevat ...


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Allan S Richarson, Beat Kuttel: Drilling method and apparatus. Canrig Drilling Technology, Baker Botts L, April 18, 2000: US06050348 (78 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for precisely controlling the rotation of a drill string. A sensor monitors the rotation of the drill string and transmits the rotational information to a computer. The computer controls the rotation of the motor driving the drill string and rotates the drill string through an ...


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Allan S Richardson: Power tong wrench. Canrig Drilling Technology, Baker Botts L, July 4, 2000: US06082225 (37 worldwide citation)

A power tong wrench having an open slot to accommodate a range of pipe diameters capable of making and breaking pipe threads and spinning in or out the threads and in which hydraulic power is supplied with a pump disposed within a rotary assembly, which pump is powered through a non-mechanical coupl ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Thomas Scarborough, Chris Papouras: Directional drilling control. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, November 2, 2010: US07823655 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using a quill to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore in a direction having a horizontal component, wherein the quill and the hydraulic motor are coupled to opposing ends of a drill string, by monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool driven by the h ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, Chris Papouras, John Thomas Scarborough: Automated MSE-based drilling apparatus and methods. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, May 10, 2011: US07938197 (35 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for MSE-based drilling operation and/or optimization, comprising detecting MSE parameters, utilizing the MSE parameters to determine MSE, and automatically adjusting drilling operational parameters as a function of the determined MSE.


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Scott Boone: Well prog execution facilitation system and method. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, December 28, 2010: US07860593 (21 worldwide citation)

A prog analysis and execution system and method. The system includes a computer control system, an interface engine in communication with the computer control system, the interface engine being configured to receive prog information, and an action item development engine in communication with the co ...


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Larry M Fikowski, Glenda Fikowski legal representative, Douglas A Hunter, Friedhold Brost: Pipe-handling apparatus. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, November 16, 2010: US07832974 (19 worldwide citation)

A pipe-handling apparatus for moving a pipe to and from a drilling floor of a drilling rig includes a main support structure, a ramp extendable between the main support structure and the drilling floor, a pipe carrier mounted on the main support structure for moving relative thereto between a lower ...


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Lemuel T York, Allan S Richardson, Beat Kuttel: Top drive well casing system. Canrig Drilling Technology, Baker Botts L, July 26, 2005: US06920926 (17 worldwide citation)

A well casing system is disclosed for the handling and make-up of casing on a drilling rig in conjunction with a top drive is disclosed. The system comprises a top drive, a casing make-up assembly, links, link tilts, and transfer and lifting elevators. The operator can remotely manipulate the elevat ...


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B Beat Kuttel, Brian C Ellis, S Casimir Sulima, Graham Lamb, Faisal J Yousef: Tubular running tool. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, November 4, 2008: US07445050 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for handling a tubular segment, coupling the tubular segment with a tubular string, and handling the tubular string in a well bore. The apparatus has a tubular engagement assembly, which connects to a drive shaft of a top drive. The tubular engagement assembly has a self-en ...


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Pradeep Annaiyappa, Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Scarborough: Method, device and system for drilling rig modification. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, July 10, 2012: US08215417 (13 worldwide citation)

A method, device and system for augmenting a traditional drilling or workover rig with automated operational, monitoring and reporting systems. The automation system comprises integratable components of various automated operational systems, combined in a device easily adapted to install into the op ...