Joseph Varkey, Byong Jun Kim, Garud Sridhar, Wayne Fulin, Noor F Sait, Matthew Billingham, Andrea Sbordone: Methods of using enhanced wellbore electrical cables. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, Jody Lynn DeStefanis, Charlotte Rutherford, April 9, 2013: US08413723 (7 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a method of deploying a cable into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation comprises providing a cable, wherein the cable comprises at least one insulated conductor, at least one armor wire layer surrounding the insulated conductor, a polymeric material disposed in interstit ...

Kai Hsu, Kentaro Indo, Peter S Hegeman, Carsten Sonne: Methods and apparatus to determine phase-change pressures. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, John Vereb, Michael Flynn, December 18, 2012: US08335650 (7 worldwide citation)

Example methods and apparatus to determine phase-change pressures are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes capturing a fluid in a chamber, pressurizing the fluid at a plurality of pressures, measuring a plurality of transmittances of a signal through the fluid at respective ones of the plu ...

Keith A Moriarty, Reinhart Ciglenec: Electrically activating a jarring tool. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, Jody DeStefanis, Robin Nava, August 6, 2013: US08499836 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of using jarring tool in a wellbore, where the jarring tool is electrically activated to apply an impact force transmitted to at least another tool in the well. The method may further comprise operating a hydraulic mechanism in response to electrical activation of the jarring tool to cause ...

Joseph Varkey, Vladimir Hernandez Solis, Ramon Hernandez Marti: Electrical cable. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, David Hofman, Jody DeStefanis, July 27, 2010: US07763802 (7 worldwide citation)

An electrical cable includes insulated primary conductors and at least one insulated secondary conductor, which extend along the cable. The primary conductors define interstitial spaces between adjacent primary conductors, and the primary conductors have approximately the same diameter. The primary ...

Iain Cooper, Bart Thomeer, Colin Whittaker, Carolina Dautriche, Murtaza Ziauddin, Gary Oddie, Fadhel Rezgui, Andrew Parry, Chris Lenn, Steve Davies, Warren Zemlak, Moussa Kane, Frank F Espinosa, Gokturk Tunc: Fluid diversion measurement methods and systems. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, David Cate, Robin Nava, February 2, 2010: US07654318 (6 worldwide citation)

Fluid diversion measurement systems and methods are described. One system includes a section of tubular having a main flow passage and a fluid diversion port, the section of tubular adapted to be either moving or stationary during a fluid diversion operation, at least two sensors in the section of t ...

Vladimir Hernandez Solis: Well depth measurement using time domain reflectometry. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, Jody DeStafanis, September 18, 2012: US08269647 (6 worldwide citation)

A component is deployed into a well on a carrier line that includes an electrical cable. A depth of the component in a well is determined using a time domain reflectometry technique.

Mark A Day: Blowout preventer positioning system. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, David Cate, Robin Nava, June 24, 2008: US07389820 (6 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of a blowout preventer system of the present invention includes a mast functionally connected a frame assembly and a carriage functionally connected to the mast. The carriage is adapted to carry and support a blowout preventer in a manner such that the blowout preventer may be moved al ...

Sylvie Daniel, Marie Noelle Dessinges: System, method, and apparatus for breaking fracturing fluids. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael M Dae, Michael Flynn, David Cate, November 29, 2011: US08066058 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for breaking a fracturing fluid includes identifying application parameter(s) including a subterranean formation temperature, and determining an acid precursor concentration in response to the application parameter(s). The method further includes providing a treatment fluid including a carr ...

Jose Vidal Noya, Soon Seong Chee, Sarmad Adnan: Optical coiled tubing log assembly. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, September 3, 2013: US08522869 (5 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic based logging assembly deliverable via coiled tubing. The downhole portion of the assembly is directed to develop a logging profile of a well by way of the fiber optic line. Thus, a downhole battery may be provided with the tool. Further, opto-electric interfaces may be provided with t ...

Bartley Patton: Coiled tubing and drilling system. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Michael Flynn, David Cate, Robin Nava, January 5, 2010: US07640999 (5 worldwide citation)

A technique facilitates combined drilling and coiled tubing operations from a single bed of a rig. A mast is mounted to the bed, and a coiled tubing injector is connected to the mast. The coiled tubing injector is able to move coiled tubing into and out of a wellbore. A starter head also is mounted ...