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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Thomas Scarborough, Chris Papouras: Directional drilling control. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, November 2, 2010: US07823655 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using a quill to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore in a direction having a horizontal component, wherein the quill and the hydraulic motor are coupled to opposing ends of a drill string, by monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool driven by the h ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, Chris Papouras, John Thomas Scarborough: Automated MSE-based drilling apparatus and methods. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, May 10, 2011: US07938197 (35 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for MSE-based drilling operation and/or optimization, comprising detecting MSE parameters, utilizing the MSE parameters to determine MSE, and automatically adjusting drilling operational parameters as a function of the determined MSE.


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Scott Boone: Well prog execution facilitation system and method. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, December 28, 2010: US07860593 (21 worldwide citation)

A prog analysis and execution system and method. The system includes a computer control system, an interface engine in communication with the computer control system, the interface engine being configured to receive prog information, and an action item development engine in communication with the co ...


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Pradeep Annaiyappa, Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Scarborough: Method, device and system for drilling rig modification. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, July 10, 2012: US08215417 (13 worldwide citation)

A method, device and system for augmenting a traditional drilling or workover rig with automated operational, monitoring and reporting systems. The automation system comprises integratable components of various automated operational systems, combined in a device easily adapted to install into the op ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Küttel, John Thomas Scarborough, Chris Papouras: Directional drilling control apparatus and methods. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, January 29, 2013: US08360171 (7 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for using a quill to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore in a direction having a horizontal component, wherein the quill and the hydraulic motor are coupled to opposing ends of a drill string, by monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool driven by the h ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Thomas Scarborough, Chris Papouras: Directional drilling control apparatus and methods. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes and Boone, December 10, 2013: US08602126 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore having a non-vertical component that includes a quill adapted to transfer torque, rotation, or position between a drive assembly and a drillstring, a bottom hole assembly (BHA) including a toolface orientation detector and a ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, Chris Papouras, John Thomas Scarborough: Automated mse-based drilling apparatus and methods. Nabors Global Holdings, Haynes And Boone, July 3, 2008: US20080156531-A1

Methods and apparatus for MSE-based drilling operation and/or optimization, comprising detecting MSE parameters, utilizing the MSE parameters to determine MSE, and automatically adjusting drilling operational parameters as a function of the determined MSE.


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Pradeep Annaiyappa, Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, John Scarborough: Method, device and system for drilling rig modification. Haynes And Boone, July 24, 2008: US20080173480-A1

A method, device and system for augmenting a traditional drilling or workover rig with automated operational, monitoring and reporting systems. The automation system comprises integratable components of various automated operational systems, combined in a device easily adapted to install into the op ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Kuttel, Tommy Scarborough: Directional Drilling Control. Nabors Global Holdings, Dave R Hofman, Attorney for Applicants, March 26, 2009: US20090078462-A1

Methods and apparatus for using a quill to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore in a direction having a horizontal component, wherein the quill and the hydraulic motor are coupled to opposing ends of a drill string, by monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool driven by the h ...


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Scott Boone, Brian Ellis, Beat Küttel, John Thomas Scarborough, Chris Papouras: Directional drilling control apparatus and methods. Canrig Drilling Technology, Haynes And Boone, February 3, 2011: US20110024187-A1

Methods and apparatus for using a quill to steer a hydraulic motor when elongating a wellbore in a direction having a horizontal component, wherein the quill and the hydraulic motor are coupled to opposing ends of a drill string, by monitoring an actual toolface orientation of a tool driven by the h ...