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James V Leggett III, Vladimir Dubinsky, John W Harrell, William Thomas Balogh, Paul J G Seaton, Andrew G Brooks, Roger P Herbert: Drilling system with an acoustic measurement-while-driving system for determining parameters of interest and controlling the drilling direction. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Madan Mossman & Sriram P C, July 11, 2000: US06088294 (262 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for drilling boreholes having a downhole subassembly which contains an acoustic measurement-while-drilling system. The acoustic system contains an acoustic transmitter and receiver for determining the acoustic velocity through the formations surrounding the bo ...


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William Banning Vail III, Tomislav Skerl, Damir S Skerl: Mud motor assembly. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, April 4, 2017: US09611693 (1 worldwide citation)

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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William Banning Vail III: Mud motor assembly. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, August 29, 2017: US09745799

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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William Banning Vail III, Robert L Dekle, Damir S Skerl, James E Chitwood: Universal drilling and completion system. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, March 7, 2017: US09587435

Methods and apparatus are described to drill and complete wellbores. Such wellbores include extended reach horizontal wellbores, for example in shales, deep subsea extended reach wellbores, and multilateral wellbores. Specifically, the invention provides simple threaded subassemblies that are added ...


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Samuel Ariaratnam, Jason Lueke, Hong Ting Derek Choi, Shu Jun Shan: Directional drilling using mechanical waves detectors. Alcorp, Davis & Bujold PLLC, Michael J Bujold, April 24, 2018: US09951606

A method and apparatus for directional drilling using mechanical wave detectors and a drill string having a drill bit at a drill bit end of the drill string. During an underground drilling operation in an underground formation, a mechanical wave signal is transmitted using a mechanical wave transmit ...


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William Banning Vail III, Tomislav Skerl, Damir S Skerl: Mud motor assembly. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, October 31, 2017: US09803424

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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MUD MOTOR ASSEMBLY. Smart Drilling and Completion, May 4, 2017: US20170122033-A1

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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UNIVERSAL DRILLING AND COMPLETION SYSTEM. SMART DRILLING AND COMPLETION, June 22, 2017: US20170175468-A1

Methods and apparatus are described to drill and complete wellbores. Such wellbores include extended reach horizontal wellbores, for example in shales, deep subsea extended reach wellbores, and multilateral wellbores. Specifically, the invention provides simple threaded subassemblies that are added ...


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MUD MOTOR ASSEMBLY. Smart Drilling and Completion, December 14, 2017: US20170356247-A1

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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UNIVERSAL DRILLING AND COMPLETION SYSTEM. Smart Drilling and Completion, May 9, 2019: US20190136652-A1

Methods and apparatus are described to drill and complete wellbores. Such wellbores include extended reach horizontal wellbores, for example in shales, deep subsea extended reach wellbores, and multilateral wellbores. Specifically, the invention provides simple threaded subassemblies that are added ...