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Ramon Elias, Michael Prats: Hydrocarbon recovery systems and methods. Guy McClung, November 16, 1999: US05984010 (236 worldwide citation)

A method has been invented for recovering hydrocarbons from an earth formation containing hydrocarbons, the method including injecting a recovery injectant (e.g., but not limited to, saturated or supersaturated steam), into the earth formation at a plurality of injection points, the injection points ...


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Ramon Elias, Michael Prats: Systems and methods for hydrocarbon recovery. Guy McClung, January 16, 2001: US06173775 (232 worldwide citation)

A method has been invented for recovering hydrocarbons from an earth formation containing hydrocarbons, the method including injecting a recovery injectant into the earth formation at a plurality of injection points spaced apart by about 14 to about 208 feet, and producing hydrocarbons from the form ...


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Dennis L Downing: Moving object monitoring system. Guy McClung, November 23, 1999: US05988645 (184 worldwide citation)

A method has been invented for monitoring an object passing through a frame space of a light panel, the light panel having at least one light emitter on the first side, the at least one light emitter for continuously emitting a fan-shaped light beam, across the frame through which and beyond which a ...


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Michael T Smalley, David M Haugen: Tubular patch. Weatherford Lamb, Guy McClung, July 28, 1998: US05785120 (176 worldwide citation)

A tubular patch system has been invented for patching operations which, in one aspect, is useful as a "through tubing" tubular patch system and has a body and a series of selectively expandable members which, once having passed through a tubular of a first diameter, are expandable in a tubular of a ...


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David M Haugen, William A Blizzard Jr, Mark W Schnitker, Steve R Delgado, Thurman B Carter, John D Roberts, Joseph D Mills, Frederick T Tilton, Paul J Johantges, Charles W Pleasants: Wellbore milling and drilling. Weatherford Lamb, Guy McClung, March 30, 1999: US05887655 (161 worldwide citation)

Wellbore operations (e.g. for milling and/or drilling) are disclosed which require a reduced number of tool trips into a wellbore to create a cut-out pocket, opening, or window in a tubular such as casing in the wellbore; and, in some aspects, to continue into a formation adjacent a main wellbore fo ...


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Kenneth R Newman, Nelson A Haver, David J Speller: Wellbore tractor and method of moving an item through a wellbore. CTES L C, Guy McClung, August 18, 1998: US05794703 (146 worldwide citation)

A new wellbore tractor system has been invented which, in one aspect has at least two slip units for alternately and releasably anchoring the system within a wellbore or within a tubular member and at least two movement units for moving an item in a wellbore, such as, but not limited to cable, tubin ...


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David J Costello, Aleksei Y Dergatchev, Warren E Parkhurst, Valeri G Polushkin, Sergey A Kokhanovsky: Laser skin perforator. Cell Robotics, Guy McClung, September 10, 1996: US05554153 (139 worldwide citation)

A laser perforator is disclosed for perforating skin with a perforation to permit blood under a surface of the skin to flow out, the perforator in one embodiment having a laser light source for producing an output laser beam, and a mode distribution means for intercepting the output laser beam to co ...


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Michael T Smalley, Thomas R Bailey, Ralph D Wright, David M Haugen, Frederick T Tilton: Wellbore tubular patch system. Weatherford Lamb, Guy McClung, November 7, 2000: US06142230 (136 worldwide citation)

A wellbore tubular patch for patching a hole in a wellbore has been invented, the tubular patch in certain aspects having an expandable top member having a hollow tubular body and a top end and a bottom end, an expandable bottom member having a hollow tubular body and a top end and a bottom end, an ...


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David M Haugen, Frederick T Tilton, Joseph D Mills, Randy P Hutchings, Guy L McClung III, Steve R Delgado: Wellbore milling-- drilling. Weatherford Lamb, Guy McClung, March 30, 1999: US05887668 (130 worldwide citation)

A tool for wellbore sidetracking operations has been invented, the tool, in one aspect, having a body, a milling section on the body for milling an opening in a tubular in a first wellbore in a formation, the milling section having milling material thereon, and a drilling section on the body for dri ...


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Danial G Shaw, Billy MacCline: Self-aligning top drive. Triten Corporation, Guy McClung, November 7, 1989: US04878546 (111 worldwide citation)

A self-aligning top drive device and gimballing apparatus therefor. The gimballing apparatus provides horizontal and tilting movement to maintain alignment between a top drive and a tubular or tubulars suspended in a derrick, the gimballing provided by pivot pins extending from the sides of the top ...