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Thomas H Zimmerman, Julian J Pop, Joseph L Perkins: Down hole tool for determination of formation properties. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Henry N Garrana, John H Bouchard, August 29, 1989: US04860581 (281 worldwide citation)

The apparatus of the present invention relates to a down hole tool capable of extraction of valid samples and making pressure measurements useful in calculating formation permeability. The tool incorporates the features of a staddle packing to allow formation fluid specimens to be taken at large flo ...


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Anthony F Veneruso: Apparatus for electromagnetically coupling power and data signals between a first unit and a second unit and in particular between well bore apparatus and the surface. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Henry N Garrana, John H Bouchard, February 13, 1990: US04901069 (227 worldwide citation)

In the representative embodiment of the new and improved apparatus disclosed herein, the apparatus, including a core of a specific material, couples a first unit to a second unit. The first unit may, for example, be a downhole tool, the second unit being surface equipment. The first unit may also be ...


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Omer M Gurpinar, David J Rossi, Vidya B Verma, Philip W Pantella: Intergrated reservoir optimization. Schlumberger Technology, John H Bouchard, Darita J M Maseles, December 27, 2005: US06980940 (203 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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Anthony F Veneruso: Apparatus for electromagnetically coupling power and data signals between well bore apparatus and the surface. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Henry N Garrana, John H Bouchard, February 21, 1989: US04806928 (199 worldwide citation)

In the representative embodiment of the new and improved apparatus disclosed herein, a downhole tool adapted to be coupled in a pipe string and positioned in a well bore is provided with one or more electrical devices cooperatively arranged to receive power from surface power sources or to transmit ...


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Patrick F Dutton: Apparatus for automatically correcting erroneous data and for storing the corrected data in a common pool alternate memory array. International Business Machines, Curtis G Rose, John H Bouchard, Shelley M Beckstrand, March 31, 1987: US04654847 (182 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed which detects the existence of an error, in a computer system, corrects the error, and takes steps to ensure that the error will never again re-occur. The error resides in the integrity of data stored in a main memory. When the data is read from memory and found to be erron ...


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Eric M Schwarz, Stamatis Vassiliadis: Dynamic multiple instruction stream multiple data multiple pipeline apparatus for floating-point single instruction stream single data architectures. International Business Machines Corporation, David S Romney, John H Bouchard, April 10, 1990: US04916652 (180 worldwide citation)

A dynamic multiple instruction stream, multiple data, multiple pipeline (MIMD) apparatus simultaneously executes more than one instruction associated with a multiple number of instruction streams utilizing multiple data associated with the multiple number of instruction streams in a multiple number ...


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Christopher L Farmer: Simulation gridding method and apparatus including a structured areal gridder adapted for use by a reservoir simulator. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, John H Bouchard, August 22, 2000: US06106561 (172 worldwide citation)

A Flogrid Simulation Gridding Program includes a Flogrid structured gridder. The structured gridder includes a structured areal gridder and a block gridder. The structured areal gridder will build an areal grid on an uppermost horizon of an earth formation by performing the following steps: (1) buil ...


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Steven L Gregor: Store queue for a tightly coupled multiple processor configuration with two-level cache buffer storage. International Business Machines, David S Romney, John H Bouchard, June 11, 1991: US05023776 (155 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system includes a system of store queues and write buffers in a hierarchical first level and second level memory system including a first level store queue for storing instructions and/or data from a processor of the multiprocessor system prior to storage in a first level of cache, ...


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James M Upchurch: Well tool control system and method. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Henry N Garrana, John H Bouchard, January 10, 1989: US04796699 (127 worldwide citation)

In accordance with illustrative embodiments disclosed herein, a formation testing tool suspended in a well on a pipe string includes a valve actuator control system which responds to a command signal having a certain signature. The command signal is applied at the surface to the well annulus, and in ...


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Paula X Mossaides: Method and apparatus for displaying images. Tektronix, Francis I Gray, John H Bouchard, Allston L Jones, April 2, 1985: US04509043 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for independently displaying one of a plurality of images on a display and for superimposing the plurality of images onto one another to produce a composite image. One or more bit planes are selected to constitute a group (defined to be a "surface"), and one or mo ...