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Dinesh R Patel, Rodney J Wetzel, Peter V Howard, Patrick W Bixenman: Well communication system. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Van Someren P C, Kevin P McEnaney, Jaime A Castano, May 29, 2007: US07222676 (77 worldwide citation)

A well system utilizes a control line system. The control line system is implemented with a completion of the type deployed in a wellbore. The control line system facilitates transmission of monitoring, command or other types of control and telemetry. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided ...


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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 ...


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Rodney J Wetzel, Sudhir Pai, David R Smith, Peter V Howard, Craig D Johnson, Michael Langlais, Jake A Danos, Patrick W Bixenman: Intelligent well system and method. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Robert A Van Someren, Kevin P McEnaney, Jaime A Castano, September 12, 2006: US07104324 (57 worldwide citation)

An intelligent well system and method has a sand face completion and a monitoring system to monitor application of a well operation. Various equipment and services may be used. In another aspect, the invention provides a monitoring system for determining placement of a well treatment. Yet another as ...


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Herve Ohmer: Apparatus and method for establishing branch wells from a parent well. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Jaime A Castano, Jeffrey E Griffin, September 4, 2001: US06283216 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for multilateral completion comprises providing a casing string having a casing, a branching sub connected to the casing, and a locating profile. An expanding tool positionable in the branching sub is adapted to mate with the locating profile to fix a position of the expanding ...


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Patrick W Bixenman, Craig D Johnson, Jake A Danos, Matthew R Hackworth: Screen and method having a partial screen wrap. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Van Someren P C, Jaime A Castano, Brigitte Jeffery Echols, February 1, 2005: US06848510 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a screen for a well that utilizes a partial screen wrapping used to advantage with side conduits (e.g., alternate flowpaths), control lines, intelligent completions devices, and the like. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided to comply with the rules requirin ...


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Chistophe M Rayssiguier, Michael R Johnson, Ronald E Pringle, John A Booker, Alexandre G E Kosmala: Communicating with devices positioned outside a liner in a wellbore. Schlumberger Technology, Jeffrey E Griffin, Jaime A Castano, April 30, 2002: US06378610 (48 worldwide citation)

A downhole string includes a liner and devices positioned outside the liner. One or more control lines extend from the liner devices along the exterior of the liner to one or more connectors that provide connection points inside the liner. The one or more connectors may include electrical connectors ...


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Klaus B Huber, Joe C Hromas: Azimuth-oriented perforating system and method. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Jeffrey E Griffin, Jaime A Castano, John J Ryberg, December 21, 1999: US06003599 (46 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for positioning a tool, such as a perforating gun, in a wellbore to orient the tool in a desired direction. An anchor having a first reference terminal is set in the wellbore, the first reference terminal pointing in a known direction. A second reference terminal is attached to the tool ...


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Grant E E George, Stephen M Begg: Deviated borehole drilling assembly. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Jaime A Castano, Jeffrey E Griffin, Brigitte L Jeffery, July 16, 2002: US06419023 (46 worldwide citation)

An assembly for formation and completion of deviated wellbores is disclosed which includes a toolguide and a casing section which can be used together or separately. The toolguide includes a lower orienting section and a whipstock having a sloping face, commonly known as the directional portion of a ...


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David Randolph Smith: System and technique to improve a well stimulation process. Sensor Highway, Wayne I Kanak, Jaime A Castano, Jeffrey E Griffin, July 6, 2004: US06758271 (43 worldwide citation)

A technique that is usable with a subterranean well includes introducing a fluid into the well in connection with a fluid efficiency test. The technique also includes measuring a temperature versus depth distribution along a section of the well in response to the introduction of the fluid.


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Grigory L Araux, Steven E Buchanan: Sealed ESP motor system. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Van Someren P C, Jaime A Castano, Brigitte Echols, March 8, 2005: US06863124 (39 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a submersible motor and pump system for use in a wellbore. More specifically, the present invention provides a submersible system having a sealed motor and a magnetic coupling to transmit torque from the sealed motor to the pump.