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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, October 17, 2006: US07121342 (279 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Taixu Bai, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Dong Sub Kim: Inhibiting effects of sloughing in wellbores. Shell Oil Company, April 15, 2008: US07357180 (156 worldwide citation)

Certain embodiments provide a method for treating a subsurface formation. The method includes providing one or more explosives into portions of one or more wellbores selected for the explosion in the formation. The wellbores are formed in one or more zones in the formation. The explosives are contro ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Frederick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, April 22, 2008: US07360588 (134 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Dennis Edward Dria, Michelle Yvonne Shuck: Compaction monitoring system. Shell Oil Company, July 17, 2007: US07245791 (30 worldwide citation)

Methods for determining a preferred application of a plurality of transducers or sensors to a structure are disclosed for monitoring and imaging deformation of the structure as it is subjected to various forces.


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Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Dennis Edward Dria, David Ralph Stewart: Apparatus and method for monitoring compaction. Shell Oil Company, February 15, 2005: US06854327 (22 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for continuous, passive detection and measurement of tensile and compressional strain in a structure utilizing a shielded optic fiber, the optic fiber having one or more Bragg gratings thereon, the gratings and shield being disposed in a curved path on the structure and a bas ...


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Dennis Edward Dria, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Moye Wicks III: Method for monitoring fluid properties. Shell Oil Company, August 12, 2008: US07409858 (19 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring fluid properties with a distributed sensor in a wellbore having an inner surface, a top and a bottom comprising causing the distributed sensor to assume a helical shape, pulling the distributed sensor towards the bottom of the wellbore, while retaining the helical shape of th ...


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Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Brad W Davis, Brooks Childers, Travis Hall, Phillip Edward Abshire: Method of deployment for real time casing imaging. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Cantor Colburn, September 27, 2011: US08025445 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for imaging a structure disposed in a borehole penetrating the earth, the method including: selecting a splice housing having a first port configured to seal the housing to a first fiber optic cable and a second port configured to seal the housing to a fiber optic sensor configured to image ...


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Michele Scott Albrecht, Jeremiah Glen Pearce, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, David Ralph Stewart: Monitoring system for well casing. Shell Oil Company, March 10, 2015: US08973434 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for use in a wellbore, comprises a length of casing, a structure that is configured to deform with deformation of the casing, said structure being affixed to the length of casing at substantially the same radial position along the length of casing, and a sensing device that is configured to ...


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Jeremiah Glen Pearce, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Dennis Edward Dria: Distributed acoustic sensing with fiber Bragg gratings. Shell Oil Company, November 20, 2012: US08315486 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for obtaining information about a subsurface formation from acoustic signals that contain information about to the subsurface formation, comprises: providing a fiber optic having a proximal end and a remote end, with the proximal end being coupled to a light source and a proximal photodetec ...


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Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow: High spatial resolution distributed temperature sensing system. Shell Oil Company, February 19, 2013: US08380021 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for making temperature and pressure measurements distributed over a distance comprises a plurality of Bragg grating measurement points disposed in an optical fiber with a predetermined spacing between adjacent Bragg grating measurement points and a substrate with the optical fiber disposed ...



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