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Ernest E Carter Jr: Methods for encapsulating buried waste in situ with molten wax. Arnold White & Durkee, March 9, 1999: US05879110 (126 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for constructing, verifying, and maintaining underground vaults that isolate and contain radioactive burial sites. The method employs a buoyant lift technique to isolate a block of soil containing the contaminates from the surrounding soil. An impermeable synthetic liner is emb ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Ernest E Carter, Jaime Santos Son, Taixu Bai, Mohamad Fereydoon Khoda Verdian: Wax barrier for use with in situ processes for treating formations. Shell Oil Company, April 27, 2010: US07703513 (115 worldwide citation)

Methods for forming a barrier around at least a portion of a treatment area in a subsurface formation are described herein. A material including wax may be introduced into one or more wellbores. The material introduced into two or more wells may mix in the formation and congeal to form a barrier to ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr: Process for the excavation of buried waste. Howrey, October 3, 2006: US07114880 (106 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of excavating large quantities of non-homogenous radioactive contaminated waste, desirably without releasing radioactive contaminated dust or exposing personnel to its hazards. The excavation of buried waste is performed in the presence of a suppression fluid that coats the was ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr, Roberto E Frulla, Paul J Pettit, Frank L Sanford, R Kent Saugier: Method and apparatus for in situ installation of underground containment barriers under contaminated lands. Halliburton NUS Environmental, Arnold White & Durkee, August 6, 1996: US05542782 (86 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cutting soil and constructing sub-surface containment barriers, such as for constructing subsurface containment walls or basins around and under contaminated soils, comprises an elongated beam for abutting an extended length of soil. The beam comprises a cutting assembly that create ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr, Eugene E Baker: Inflatable anchor element and packer employing same. Halliburton Company, Joseph A Walkowski, Thomas R Weaver, January 10, 1984: US04424861 (72 worldwide citation)

An inflatable packer element utilizing metal cable employed to reinforce the elastomeric packer bladder as an anchoring element. Steel cable is exposed along at least a portion of the packer element surface to engage a casing, liner or other conduit wall, or the wall of an open well bore. A seal may ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr: Inflation anchor. Halliburton Company, Joseph A Walkowski, Thomas R Weaver, November 8, 1983: US04413653 (57 worldwide citation)

An hydraulically inflatable anchoring device for use in pipelines. A woven fabric of braided steel cable is employed as the outer cover of the device, being expanded and maintained against the inside of a pipeline by inflation of an elastomeric bladder within. The anchoring device is configured in t ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr: In situ construction of containment vault under a radioactive or hazardous waste site. Arnold White & Durkee, May 18, 1999: US05905184 (26 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for constructing, verifying, and maintaining underground vaults that isolate and contain radioactive burial sites. The method employs a buoyant lift technique to isolate a block of soil containing the contaminates from the surrounding soil. An impermeable synthetic liner is emb ...


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Eugene E Baker, Ernest E Carter Jr: Inflatable packer assembly with control valve. Halliburton Company, John H Tregoning, James R Duzan, Lucian Wayne Beavers, April 7, 1981: US04260164 (26 worldwide citation)

An inflatable packer assembly includes a cylindrical mandrel with a cylindrical valve body concentrically disposed about the mandrel. The valve body includes an inlet communicating with an interior of the mandrel and an outlet for directing fluid to an inflatable element of the packer assembly. Firs ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr, Frank L Sanford, R Kent Saugier: Apparatus for in situ installation of underground containment barriers under contaminated lands. Halliburton NUS Corporation, June 16, 1998: US05765965 (24 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for constructing a subsurface containment barrier under a waste site disposed in soil is provided. The apparatus uses a reciprocating cutting and barrier forming device which forms a continuous elongate panel through the soil having a defined width. The reciprocating cutting and barrier ...


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Ernest E Carter Jr: Inflatable packer with liquid resin anchored reinforcing sheath. Halliburton Company, Lucian Wayne Beavers, Joseph A Walkowski, Thomas R Weaver, February 8, 1983: US04372562 (23 worldwide citation)

An inflatable packer includes a reinforcing element constructed from first and second layers of alternately biased calendered steel cables. Fixed and sliding end shoes each are a single machined structure and include a roughened inner cylindrical surface disposed about an end of the reinforcing elem ...