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Loyd W Jones, John D Alkire: Corrosion inhibitor for amine gas sweetening systems. Standard Oil Company, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, September 17, 1985: US04541946 (18 worldwide citation)

A corrosion inhibitor composition useful for preventing corrosion by solvents used in treating sour gas streams, comprising a quaternary pyridine salt, a surface-active agent and/or a thio compound and an effective amount of a water soluble nickel compound. The composition can also contain a demulsi ...


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Tommy M Warren, James F Brett, Warren J Winters: Drilling system and flow control apparatus for downhole drilling motors. Amoco Corporation, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, March 6, 1990: US04905775 (17 worldwide citation)

To divert sufficient fluid flow through an unsealed bearing section of a downhole drilling motor, a flow control apparatus is provided for insertion between the power section of the motor and the bottom of a drill bit which is to be turned by the motor. The flow control apparatus includes a variable ...


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Tommy M Warren, Suzanne M Behr: Low pressure drill bit. Amoco Corporation, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, December 19, 1989: US04887677 (17 worldwide citation)

A drill bit includes a drill bit body, a cutting member and a fluid course extending in front of the cutting member. The fluid course includes a progressively widening diffuser having a particular design which allows pressure recovery in a fluid flowed through an axial bore of the drill bit body, th ...


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Bruce L Shannon: System to produce a brine-based drilling fluid. The Standard Oil Company, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, May 21, 1985: US04518568 (14 worldwide citation)

A water-based drilling fluid preparation system having an enclosed mixing chamber, a salt barrel, and piping means for selectively directing fluids exiting the mixing chamber means through the salt supply and to and from a suction pit. The mixing chamber has a first inlet for supplying a first fluid ...


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Michael B Smith: Maximizing fracture extension in massive hydraulic fracturing. Standard Oil Company, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, March 6, 1984: US04434848 (13 worldwide citation)

During fracture treatment of a subterranean formation, multiple hydraulic fracturing cycles are performed wherein the bottomhole treating pressure of a wellbore is controlled to not exceed a maximum bottomhole treating pressure for the formation, thereby attaining maximum principle fracture extensio ...


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William D Wakley, J Robert Worrell, Grant A Young: Hydrocyclone separator. Amoco Corporation, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, October 23, 1990: US04964994 (13 worldwide citation)

A hydrocyclone separator for separating oil from water includes a substantially cylindrical first portion with a central overflow outlet and at least one tangential flow inlet, an essentially single angled conical second portion, and a substantially cylindrical third portion, with a central underflo ...


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Pierre A Beynet, J Thomas von Aschwege: Multiterminators for riser pipes. Standard Oil Company, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, May 14, 1985: US04516881 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improvement over the simple terminator, which has been applied at the mudline, and at the platform level, to resist very large stresses in the riser pipes when the vertically moored platform (VMP) is subjected to wind, tide and current. A second or short terminator is used with ...


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J Robert Worrell, William D Wakley, Grant A Young: Hydrocyclone separation system. Amoco Corporation, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, May 22, 1990: US04927536 (12 worldwide citation)

A hydrocyclone separation system is disclosed for separating a fluid mixture into at least two separate density components and for precluding remixing of semi-separated higher density components. A first and second hydrocyclone separators each has a central overflow outlet, a tangential fluid inlet, ...


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Houston B Mount II: Method and apparatus for determining cement conditions. Amoco Corporation, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, January 24, 1989: US04800537 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of use thereof are disclosed herein for determining cement conditions adjacent a casing set within a wellbore. At least one acoustic transmitting and receiving transducer and at least one acoustic receiving transducer are positioned into contact with the interior surface of t ...


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Kenneth G Nolte, Michael B Smith: Height control technique in hydraulic fracturing treatments. The Standard Oil Company, Scott H Brown, Fred E Hook, October 23, 1984: US04478282 (12 worldwide citation)

To control adverse vertical height growth of the fracture created during hydraulic fracturing treatments of subterranean formations, a nonproppant fluid stage is injected during the treatment. The nonproppant stage comprises a transport fluid and a flow block material. The flow block material can be ...