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Dennis J Graue: Upgrading and recovery of heavy crude oils and natural bitumens by in situ hydrovisbreaking. World Energy Systems Incorporated, Arthur F Zobal, Geoffrey A Mantooth, December 11, 2001: US06328104 (284 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for the in situ conversion and recovery of heavy crude oils and natural bitumens from subsurface formations using either a continuous operation with one or more vertical injection boreholes and one or more vertical production boreholes in which multiple, uncased, horizontal bo ...


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Emsley A Davis: Apparatus and method for repairing and preventing para-stomal hernias. Arthur F Zobal, James C Fails, Geoffrey A Mantooth, August 8, 1989: US04854316 (160 worldwide citation)

A sheet-like inner member formed of prosthetic mesh has an opening formed therethrough. A tubular member formed of prosthetic mesh has two opposite ends with an opening extending therethrough between its two ends. The inner member is connected to the tubular member at or near one end thereof such th ...


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Linda L Kerr, Robert J Torres: Method and system for incrementally changing window size on a display. International Business Machines Corporation, Geoffrey A Mantooth, July 13, 1993: US05227771 (158 worldwide citation)

A window displayed on a user interface can be incrementally enlarged or reduced by selecting an appropriate sizing icon. There are provided an enlarge icon and a reduce icon in the window title bar. To resize the window, the user selects the appropriate icon with the cursor. The window will change i ...


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William W McKinney: Method of attaching objects to bone. Geoffrey A Mantooth, December 1, 1992: US05167665 (141 worldwide citation)

An object is attached to a bone by using blind rivets. The blind rivets can be set from the outside of the bone. Each blind rivet has a body, with a head on one end, and a mandrel extending from the head end of the body. A hole is formed in the bone. The rivet is inserted through the object and into ...


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Emsley A Davis: Compressive intramedullary nail. Arthur F Zobal, Geoffrey A Mantooth, October 15, 1991: US05057103 (107 worldwide citation)

A nail is inserted into the medullary canal of a fractured bone to fixate the bone segments in order to promote healing. The nail provides compressive force to close the fracture and further promote healing. The nail has an outer member and an inner member that is slidable within the outer member. T ...


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Johnnie E Floyd: Fluid filled and pressurized lens with flexible optical boundary having variable focal length. Geoffrey A Mantooth, November 4, 1997: US05684637 (100 worldwide citation)

A flexible boundary fluid lens cell is disclosed. The fluid lens cell has a membrane edge retention arrangement which retains flexible lens membranes so the membranes may freely change slope about the membrane edge portions in response to varying fluid pressure within the lens cell, thereby precludi ...


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Helmuth Kutta, Robin Wiser Halladay: Nitrile derivative for sand control. Atlantic Richfield Company, James C Fails, Arthur F Zobal, Geoffrey A Mantooth, October 26, 1993: US05256729 (72 worldwide citation)

A composition and method for consolidating proppant or gravel for propping fractures about, or for gravel packs for sand control in, wells in subterranean formations characterized by an improvement in which there is used a combination of reactants, including a capped diisocyanate that will produce p ...


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Helmuth Kutta, Robin Wiser Halladay: Method of using nitrile derivative for sand control. Atlantic Richfield Company, James C Fails, Arthur F Zobal, Geoffrey A Mantooth, April 6, 1993: US05199491 (72 worldwide citation)

A composition and method for consolidating proppant or gravel for propping fractures about, or for gravel packs for sand control in, wells in subterranean formations characterized by an improvement in which there is used a combination of reactants, including a capped diisocyanate that will produce p ...


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Paul A Ravaris: Moment of inertia golf putter. Geoffrey A Mantooth, August 23, 1994: US05340106 (69 worldwide citation)

Described herein is the specification for a golf club, specifically a putter, with an improved moment of inertia and improved sole to reduce the adverse effects of grounding the club head. The putter increases peripheral weighting relative to the center of gravity by incorporating a non-rectangular ...


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Leonard J Keller, Austin N Stanton: Processes and means for waste resources utilization. Geoffrey A Mantooth, August 4, 1992: US05134944 (67 worldwide citation)

Gasification, slagging, melting, and vaporizing components of waste materials and reactive carbon fuel, in variable proportions, at low pressures, using oxygen and steam reactants, effects very high temperatures, producing syngas (hydrogen and carbon monoxide), molten slag and molten metals. Integra ...



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