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Moye Wicks III, Hans E Kubitschek, William E King: Level actuated apparatus for delivering chemicals. Shell Oil Company, December 27, 1977: US04064572 (28 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for metering a small, measured amount of liquid chemicals, actuated by the effect of a cycling fluid level upon an air pump chamber connected to a chamber containing soluble, solid chemicals.


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Szabolcs Roland Balkanyi, James George Broze, Jose Oscar Esparza, Gregory John Hatton, Ajay Praful Mehta, Chien Kuei Tsai, Moye Wicks III, George John Zabaras: Method and apparatus for a cold flow subsea hydrocarbon production system. Shell Oil Company, William E Hickman, May 12, 2009: US07530398 (22 worldwide citation)

A system for assuring subsea hydrocarbon production flow in pipelines by chilling the hydrocarbon production flow in a heat exchanger and causing solids to form, periodically removing deposits and placing them in a slurry utilizing a closed loop pig launching and receiving systems.


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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 (20 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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Boyd B Moore, Moye Wicks III: Determination of steam quality in thermal injection wells. Shell Oil Company, April 15, 1986: US04581926 (20 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring the quality rate of the steam injected into a hydrocarbon formation in a thermal recovery process. The method measures the density and flow rate of the steam downhole using a mechanical/electrical apparatus. The quality of the steam is calculated from the measure ...


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Szabolcs Roland Balkanyi, James George Broze, Joseph Oscar Esparza, Gregory John Hatton, Ajay Praful Mehta, Chien Kuei Tsai, Moye Wicks III, George John Zabaras: Method and apparatus for a cold flow subsea hydrocarbon production system. Shell Oil Company, William E Hickman, April 5, 2011: US07918283 (19 worldwide citation)

A system for assuring subsea hydrocarbon production flow in pipelines by chilling the hydrocarbon production flow in a heat exchanger and causing solids to form, periodically removing deposits and placing them in a slurry utilizing a closed loop pig launching and receiving systems.


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Moye Wicks III, Boyd B Moore: Steam quality and flow rate measurement. Shell Oil Company, March 10, 1992: US05094103 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring both the quality and flow rate of steam injected into a hydrocarbon formation in a thermal recovery process. The method measures both the quantity of water and the flow rate of the steam. Both measurements can be made at any location in the borehole to determine ...


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Boyd B Moore, Moye Wicks III: Temperature compensated wire-conducting tube and method of manufacture. Shell Oil Company, June 16, 1992: US05122209 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for manufacturing a continuous metal tube having a plurality of electrical conductors disposed therein, by using a spring member to depress the electrical conductors while a flat metal strip is formed into a tubular member and welded to enclose the electrical conductors. The s ...


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Boyd B Moore, Moye Wicks III: Direct current motor for operation at elevated temperatures in a hostile environment. Shell Oil Company, August 25, 1992: US05142180 (11 worldwide citation)

A permanent magnet motor for operation at elevated temperatures wherein the magnets are clamped to the motor shaft by means of high temperature plastic bushings. The bushings have a coefficient of thermal expansion that exceeds the coefficient of thermal expansion of the motor shaft.


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Moye Wicks III, Gregory S Lester, Joe O Esparza: Shell Oil Company, Del S Christensen, November 8, 1994: US05361830 (11 worldwide citation)

Vibrations are created in a flow conduit by constraining a bluff object having a plurality of positions between which flow of fluid forces the bluff object. In a preferred embodiment, the vibration technique is utilized in a gravel packing tool. Gravel pack sand is placed while the gravel pack tool ...


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Moye Wicks III, Joe O Esparza: Gravel pack apparatus and method. Shell Oil company, Del S Christensen, December 28, 1993: US05273114 (11 worldwide citation)

A wash down placement of a screen into sand within a well borehole is improved by vibration of a wash pipe as the wash pipe is removed from the screen. A compacted sand gravel pack around the screen is achieved. The vibrations are created by constraining a bluff object having a plurality of position ...