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Jeff Beckel, Roger Keese: Method of transporting and storing an oilfield proppant. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Rodney Warfford, Michael Dae, David Cate, November 23, 2010: US07837427 (62 worldwide citation)

A method of transporting and storing an oilfield proppant is provided that includes transporting the proppant to a storage facility by use of a dump truck; providing a load assembly at the storage facility which comprises a load hopper and a load conveyor; transferring the proppant from the dump tru ...


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Brian Clark, J Ernest Brown, Marc Jean Thiercelin, Arkady Segal, Ian D Bryant, Matthew J Miller, Valerie Jochen: Method and apparatus of reservoir stimulation while running casing. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, David Cate, Robin Nava, March 22, 2011: US07909096 (52 worldwide citation)

A method for stimulating a reservoir formation while running a casing string into the wellbore includes the steps of: connecting a stimulation assembly to a casing string, the stimulation assembly including a packer actuator in operational connection with a packer and a logging sensor; running the c ...


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John Daniels, George Waters, Mark Norris, J Ernest Brown, Ian D Bryant, Kevin Mauth, Jason Swaren: Methods of producing flow-through passages in casing, and methods of using such casing. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, David Cate, Robin Nava, September 20, 2011: US08020620 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods of making and using wellbore casing are described, one method comprising providing a plurality of flow-through passages in a portion of a casing while the casing is out of hole; temporarily plugging the flow-through passages with a composition while out of hole; running the casing in hole in ...


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Jean Louis Pessin, Gregoire Jacob, Josh Rayner: System for precisely controlling a discharge rate of a product from a feeder bin. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, David Cate, Robin Nava, December 7, 2010: US07845516 (43 worldwide citation)

A system for precisely controlling a discharge rate of a discharged product is provided that includes a feeder bin having an internal chamber; a product disposed in the internal chamber of the feeder bin; and a discharge device that receives a portion of the product and discharges it at a discharge ...


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Rod Shampine, Paul Dwyer, Ronnie Stover, Mike Lloyd, Jean Louis Pessin, Edward Leugemors, Larry D Welch, Joe Hubenschmidt, Philippe Gambier, William Troy Huey, Tom Allan: Method of pumping an oilfield fluid and split stream oilfield pumping systems. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, David Cate, Robin Nava, December 7, 2010: US07845413 (41 worldwide citation)

A method of pumping an oilfield fluid from a well surface to a wellbore is provided that includes providing a clean stream; operating one or more clean pumps to pump the clean stream from the well surface to the wellbore; providing a dirty stream including a solid material disposed in a fluid carrie ...


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Dean M Willberg, Marina Bulova, Christopher N Fredd, Alexey Vostrukhov, Curtis L Boney, John Lassek, Ann M W Hoefer, Philip F Sullivan: Degradable material assisted diversion or isolation. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, Daryl Wright, Robin Nava, May 1, 2012: US08167043 (27 worldwide citation)

A method for well treatment by forming a temporary plug in a fracture, a perforation, a wellbore, or more than one of these locations, in a well penetrating a subterranean formation is provided, in which the method of well treatment includes: injecting a slurry comprising a degradable material, allo ...


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Mohan K R Panga, Philip F Sullivan, Balkrishna Gadiyar, Ryan Hartman, Bruno Drochon, John W Still, Bryan Stamm: High solids content slurries and methods. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, David Cate, Robin Nava, February 21, 2012: US08119574 (23 worldwide citation)

A slurry and method are disclosed for low damage gravel packing. The slurry comprises a solids mixture comprising a plurality of volume-averaged particle size distribution (PSD) modes such that a packed volume fraction (PVF) exceeds 0.75; a carrier fluid in an amount to provide a solids volume fract ...


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Julio C Guerrero, Hitoshi Tashiro, Bartley Patton, Hubertus V Thomeer, Robin Mallalieu: Wellsite systems utilizing deployable structure. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, Michael Flynn, David Cate, March 1, 2011: US07896088 (17 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for deploying an instrument usable with a well comprises at least one reversibly expandable structure, at least one actuator operable to change a perimeter dimension of the at least one reversibly expandable structure, at least one instrument disposed interior of the at least one revers ...


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Syed A Ali, Gunnar Debruijn, Laurent Delabroy, Emmanuel Therond, Bruno Drochon, Cecilia Nguyen: Compositions and methods for cleaning a wellbore prior to cementing. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, August 27, 2013: US08517100 (17 worldwide citation)

Single-phase microemulsions, comprising a solvent, a surfactant blend and a carrier fluid, are effective spacer fluids for use during cementing operations. The solvent may be selected from the group consisting of monoterpenes, diterpenes, and alkyl or aryl esters of short-chain alcohols. The surfact ...


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Ismail El Kholy, Gregoire Jacob, Jean Louis Pessin: Dry polymer hydration apparatus and methods of use. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Dae, Michael Flynn, David Cate, September 14, 2010: US07794135 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are apparatus and methods for preparing wellbore viscous treatment gels from dry polymer and water. The apparatus includes an eductor which slurries dry polymer with water, at least two input tubes, wherein one input tube is connected with the eductor, and another to a water source. The ap ...