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Bradley L Todd, Phillip M Starr, Loren C Swor, Kenneth L Schwendemann, Trinidad Munoz Jr: Biodegradable downhole tools. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Conley Rose P C, April 8, 2008: US07353879 (187 worldwide citation)

A disposable downhole tool or a component thereof comprises an effective amount of biodegradable material such that the tool or the component thereof desirably decomposes when exposed to a wellbore environment. In an embodiment, the biodegradable material comprises a degradable polymer. The biodegra ...


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Bradley L Todd, Rajesh K Saini, Loren C Swor, Phillip M Starr: One-time use composite tool formed of fibers and a biodegradable resin. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Baker Botts L, August 22, 2006: US07093664 (182 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to disposable composite downhole tool formed of a resin-coated fiber. The fiber is formed of a degradable polymer, such as a poly(lactide) or polyanhydride. The resin is formed of the same degradable polymer as the fiber. It chemically bonds to the fiber, thereby ma ...


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Philip M Starr, Loren C Swor, Don S Folds: Dissolvable downhole tools. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Conley Rose P C, January 30, 2007: US07168494 (156 worldwide citation)

A disposable downhole tool comprises a material that dissolves when exposed to a chemical solution, an ultraviolet light, a nuclear source, or a combination thereof. In an embodiment, the material comprises an epoxy resin, a fiberglass, or a combination thereof. In another embodiment, the material c ...


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Phillip M Starr, Loren C Swor, Kenneth L Schwendemann: Disposable downhole tool with segmented compression element and method. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Baker Botts L, May 1, 2007: US07210533 (102 worldwide citation)

A disposable downhole tool includes an elongated body and a compression element. The compression element is disposed about the elongated body. The compression element includes at least one preconfigured division at disposal of the disposable downhole tool.


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Phillip M Starr, Loren C Swor, Steven G Streich: Method for removing a tool from a well. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Haynes & Boone, May 16, 2006: US07044230 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore, according to which a tool is fabricated of a material that breaks up or dissolves in the presence of a fluid and is inserted in the wellbore for performing a function in the wellbore. The fluid is then introduced to the tool to ...


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Michael L Patterson, Loren C Swor, Phillip M Starr, Raymund Meijs, Danny D Delozier, David Armstrong, Steven G Streich: Method for removing a tool from a well. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Haynes & Boone, August 9, 2005: US06926086 (71 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a subterranean formation surrounding a wellbore, according to which a tool inserted into the wellbore for performing a function in the wellbore is fabricated of a material that breaks up upon detonation of an explosive mounted on the tool, thus allowing the pieces of the tool to ...


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Loren C Swor, Donald Smith, David Armstrong, Brian K Wilkinson, Phillip M Starr, Stephen E Tilghman: Sealing plug and method for removing same from a well. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Conley Rose P C, February 12, 2008: US07328750 (54 worldwide citation)

A tool and a method for sealing a casing or a wellbore according to which a device is supported on a mandrel and expands into engagement with the casing or the wellbore. An explosive cutter is also supported on the mandrel and is adapted to explode to cut the mandrel and the device and release the e ...


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Loren C Swor, Lee Wayne Stepp, Donald W Winslow: Retrievable high pressure, high temperature packer apparatus with anti-extrusion system. Halliburton Energy Services, Stephen R Christian, Anthony L Rahhal, August 15, 2000: US06102117 (46 worldwide citation)

A packer apparatus for sealing between a tubing string and a casing in a wellbore is disclosed. The packer apparatus includes a seal assembly disposed about a packer mandrel. Upper and lower seal wedges are disposed about the packer mandrel above and below the seal assembly and may be inserted betwe ...


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Loren C Swor, Donald R Smith, Robert P Clayton, Alton L Branch, Jeffrey A Jordan: System and method for servicing a wellbore. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenberg, Conley Rose P C, March 22, 2011: US07909108 (45 worldwide citation)

A wellbore servicing system, comprising a plurality of sleeve systems disposed in a wellbore, each sleeve system comprising a seat and a dart configured to selectively seal against the seat to the exclusion of other seats, the seats each comprising an upper seat landing surface and the darts each co ...


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Kenneth G Neal, Kevin T Berscheidt, Don S Folds, Ronald L Hinkie, Loren C Swor, Brian K Wilkinson: Bridge plug. Halliburton Energy Services, John W Wustenburg, John F Booth, December 23, 2003: US06666275 (39 worldwide citation)

A retrievable bridge plug assembly having an internal “pump through” bypass passage and a wedge assembly, slips and seals disposed thereon. A retrieving tool is provided for running, setting, releasing and retrieving the bridge plug assembly. A tubing sensor is included to prevent setting of the bri ...