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Pogonowski Ivo C: Method of sealing two telescopic pipes together. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, Nichols Theron H, May 27, 1975: US3885298 (108 worldwide citation)

At least two methods of swaging one vertical smaller tubular member internally of a larger tubular member are disclosed. One device for practicing the method comprises a cylindrical swage block for loosely fitting in the large tubular member and resting on the upper edge of the inner smaller tubular ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C, Saadeh Fuad T: Percussion-rotary drilling mechanism with mud drive turbine. Texaco, Whaley T H, Ries C G, April 30, 1974: US3807512 (56 worldwide citation)

A percussion-rotary drilling mechanism comprising a rotary drill bit and a percussion drill bit is disclosed with a mud driven turbine wheel for actuating the latter drill bit. Likewise, two reciprocators for receiving rotary motion from the turbine wheel and for generating reciprocal movement in th ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Assembly system for a detachably connected offshore marine structure. Texaco, February 20, 1973: US3716994 (26 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an offshore marine structure characteristic of the kind adapted to be positioned in a body of water. The structure includes a lower pedestal that is anchored, piled or otherwise firmly fixed to the floor of the body of water. A deck section normally elevated above the water' ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Flexible storage container for offshore facility. Texaco, February 22, 1972: US3643447 (22 worldwide citation)

A submergible flexible storage container for storing crude product anchored to columns beneath an offshore drilling and production platform or similar support structure. The container includes inlet and outlet means for receiving crude product and for disposing of crude product to a floating vessel. ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Subterranean clamping mechanism for submarine wells. Texaco, June 26, 1973: US3741517 (22 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a marine apparatus which includes a clamping device that is submergible beneath the water's surface to be aligned with, and to squeezably deform the upstanding well casing of an uncontrollably flowing well. The apparatus includes a clamping yoke having spaced apart arms whic ...


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Saadeh Fuad T, Pogonowski Ivo C: Marine fender. Texaco, July 20, 1971: US3593531 (19 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a fender for marine structures such as a support leg or column positioned to elevate a working platform above the water's surface. The fender is comprised of shock-absorbing members at least partially submerged to receive and absorb the impact of floating vessels, debris or ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Multiunit offshore platform. Texaco, March 23, 1971: US3572044 (19 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an offshore platform for use in relatively deep water, being equipped for exploratory purposes and/or for producing crude oil from a subsurface wellhead. The platform comprises a floatable hull section that detachably engages an intermediary jacket. The latter supportedly re ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C, Carmichael Paul D: Articulated marine platform. Texaco, January 9, 1973: US3708985 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a monopad articulated marine structure for offshore waters, which unit comprises an anchoring base, a work platform which is normally positioned above the water's surface, and an intermediate support column. The latter is operably connected at opposed ends to the respective ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Reversed slope skirt pile marine platform anchoring. Texaco, February 1, 1972: US3638436 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a marine platform for supporting a deck or a similar working structure above the water's surface at an offshore location. The platform includes an uprightly positioned support jacket that extends to the sea floor, having anchoring means at the lower end for fixedly positioni ...


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Pogonowski Ivo C: Water surface skimmer with check valve. Texaco, September 26, 1972: US3693801 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a skimmer device for use on the surface of a body of water. The skimmer is actuated by a vacuum source to promote a flow of a lighter than water coating material floating at the water's surface, through the skimmer by way of a submerged inlet. Valve means provided in the ski ...