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John E Edwards: Method of logging a well equipped with a rod pump. Schlumberger Ipc, October 12, 2006: US20060225882-A1

A method of logging a rod-pumped well without removing the production string of tubing (30) is disclosed. The logging is accomplished with a soft-coated cable (100) or a soft-faced sleeve (130) which prevents abrasion or damage to a rod-pump barrel as a logging device or sonde (110) which is lowered ...


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Joseph Varkey: Cables with stranded wire strength members. Schlumberger Ipc, March 1, 2007: US20070044991-A1

High strength cables formed from strength members. The strength members are formed from bimetallic filament wires which may be encased within a jacket of polymeric material. The bimetallic filament wires wherein the filaments include a high strength core and a corrosion resistant alloy clad forming ...


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Joseph Varkey: Resilient electrical cables. Schlumberger Ipc, March 1, 2007: US20070044993-A1

Compression, stretch, and crush resistant cables which are useful for wellbores. The cables include belted insulated conductors, a compression and creep resistant jacket surrounding the insulated conductors, a filler material and compression resistant filler rods placed in interstitial spaces formed ...


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Joseph P Varkey, Byong Jun Kim: Methods of manufacturing enhanced electrical cables. Schlumberger Ipc, November 2, 2006: US20060242824-A1

Disclosed are methods of manufacturing electrical cables. In one embodiment of the invention, method for manufacturing a wellbore cable includes providing at least one insulated conductor, extruding a first polymeric material layer over the insulated conductor, serving a first layer of armor wires a ...


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Todor K Sheiretov, Dwight C Chilcoat, Robin A Ewan, Carl J Roy, Matthew Billingham, Franz Aguirre: Self-anchoring device with force amplification. Schlumberger Ipc, August 9, 2007: US20070181298-A1

A downhole tool is provided that includes a grip assembly for contacting a well formation. The grip assembly includes a gripper body; and a centralizer that is attached to and radially expandable with respect to the gripper body and that has a geometry which is lockable by a locking device. The grip ...


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Matthew Billingham, Robert Algie: Method and apparatus for assembling stackable gun system inside a well bore. Schlumberger Ipc, August 9, 2007: US20070181303-A1

A method for assembling a stackable perforating gun system inside a well bore is provided that includes attaching a first gun section of the stackable perforating gun system to a tracking assembly, and transporting the first gun section within the well bore using the tracking assembly. The method al ...


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Pierre Yves Corre, Gilles Carree: Expandable packer. Schlumberger Ipc, April 26, 2007: US20070089877-A1

Improved expandable packer is disclosed. The integral bodied composite packer is constructed entirely of a composite material. It can include an expandable middle portion with an elastomeric cover to engage an exterior surface of a well bore. The expandable portion can include continuous strands of ...


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Joseph Varkey, Garud Sridhar: Enhanced electrical cables. Schlumberger Ipc, May 17, 2007: US20070107928-A1

Electrical cables formed from at least one insulated conductor, a layer of inner armor wires disposed adjacent the insulated conductor, and a layer of shaped strength members disposed adjacent the outer periphery of the first layer of armor wires. A polymeric material is disposed in interstitial spa ...


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Joseph Varkey: Enhanced armor wires for wellbore cables. Schlumberger Ipc, May 10, 2007: US20070102186-A1

Cables used with wellbore devices to analyze geologic formations adjacent a wellbore including one or more armor wires, the armor wires formed of a high strength core surrounded by a corrosion resistant alloy clad. The alloy clad includes such alloys as beryllium-copper based alloys, nickel-chromium ...


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Joseph Varkey: Methods of manufacturing composite slickline cables. Schlumberger Ipc, November 23, 2006: US20060260739-A1

Disclosed are wellbore electric cables, and methods of manufacturing such cables, and in one aspect, methods of manufacturing wireline composite slickline cables. Some embodiments are methods which include preparing a slickline cable by providing an inner metallic tube containing at least one conduc ...