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Jorge Lopez de Cardenas, Gary L Rytlewski, Matthew R Hackworth: System for completing multiple well intervals. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Fred G Pruner, Daryl R Wright, Bryan P Galloway, June 17, 2008: US07387165 (231 worldwide citation)

A system for completing a well with multiple zones of production includes a casing having a plurality of valves that are integrated therein for isolating each well zone. Communication is established between each underlying formation and the interior of the casing, and a treatment fluid is delivered ...


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Gary L Rytlewski, Ashish Sharma, Liana M Mitrea: Technique and apparatus for completing multiple zones. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Fred G Pruner, Dona C Edwards, Bryan P Galloway, January 29, 2008: US07322417 (139 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that is usable with a well includes a string and a plurality of tools that are mounted in the string. The string includes a passageway. The tools are mounted in the string and are adapted to be placed in a state to catch objects (free-falling objects and/or pumped-down objects, as just ...


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Gary Rytlewski: Testing, treating, or producing a multi-zone well. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Dan C Hu, Kevin B McGroff, Bryan P Galloway, May 27, 2008: US07377321 (97 worldwide citation)

An assembly having plural valves is run into a wellbore having plural zones, where each of the valves is actuatable by dropping a valve-actuating object into the corresponding valve. The valves are successively actuating, in a predetermined sequence, to an open state. The zones are successively test ...


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Gregor E Deans, Roderick MacKenzie, John A Kerr, David J Mathis, Eric Smedstad: Subsea communications system. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Trop Pruner & Hu P C, Jaime A Castaño, Bryan P Galloway, August 28, 2007: US07261162 (80 worldwide citation)

A subsea communications module includes an interface to communicate with a surface facility over a communications link using a packet-based protocol. The communications link can be implemented with a fiber optic line, wire-based line, and/or other types of communications lines.


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Jorge Lopez de Cardenas, Gary Rytlewski, Patrick Mukoro: System and method for completing multiple well intervals. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Winstead PC, Dona C Edwards, Bryan P Galloway, February 5, 2008: US07325616 (67 worldwide citation)

A system and method for completing a well with multiple zones of production includes a casing having a plurality of flapper valves integrated therein for isolating each well zone and a perforating gun string for selectively perforating the casing and underlying formation at each well zone to establi ...


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Terje Moen, Ole S Kvernstuen: Flow control device for an injection pipe string. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Jeremy P Welch, Bryan P Galloway, September 23, 2008: US07426962 (66 worldwide citation)

An injection pipe string (4) in a well (2) for the injection of a fluid into at least one reservoir (6) intersected by the string (4), in which at least parts of the injection string (4) opposite the at least one reservoir (6) are provided with one or more outflow positions/-zones. At least one pres ...


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Dinesh R Patel: Multiple interventionless actuated downhole valve and method. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Bryan P Galloway, Kevin P McEnaney, Jaime A Castaño, September 20, 2005: US06945331 (64 worldwide citation)

The multiple interventionless actuated downhole valve includes a valve movable between an open and a closed position to control communication between an annular region surrounding the valve and an internal bore and more specifically controlling communication between above and below the valve, and at ...


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Herve Ohmer, Klaus B Huber: System and method for isolating a wellbore region. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Bryan P Galloway, Jeremy P Welch, Robert VanSomeren, October 7, 2008: US07431098 (64 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided to isolate regions of a wellbore. The technique utilizes a swellable material packer that comprises a layer of swellable material disposed about a tubular member of a completion. When the layer is exposed to a substance that induces swelling of the swellable material, the lay ...


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Omer M Gurpinar, David J Rossi, Vidya B Verma, Philip W Pantella: Integrated reservoir optimization. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert P Lord, Dona C Edwards, Bryan P Galloway, January 13, 2009: US07478024 (62 worldwide citation)

A method of managing a fluid or gas reservoir is disclosed which assimilates diverse data having different acquisition time scales and spatial scales of coverage for iteratively producing a reservoir development plan that is used for optimizing an overall performance of a reservoir. The method inclu ...


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Harmel Defretin, Gordon B Duncan, Nicolas G Pacault, Christian Koeniger, Nigel D Leggett: Optical fiber conveyance, telemetry, and/or actuation. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Trop Pruner & Hu P C, Bryan P Galloway, Jaime A Castano, November 28, 2006: US07140435 (60 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus comprise a conveyance structure to carry a tool into a wellbore. The conveyance structure contains an optical fiber line to enable communication between the tool and well surface equipment. In one implementation, the conveyance structure comprises a slickline. In another implem ...