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US3706344B1
US3706344B1 US3706344DA US3706344B1 US 3706344 B1 US3706344 B1 US 3706344B1 US 3706344D A US3706344D A US 3706344DA US 3706344 B1 US3706344 B1 US 3706344B1
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GEO INTERNATIONAL CORP
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GEO INTERNATIONAL Corp 1 LANDMARK SQ STAMFORD CT A DE CORP
GEO INTERNATIONAL Corp A DE CORP
GEO VANN Inc 16350 PARK TEN PLACE DRIVE HOUSTON TX A NM CORP
GEO VANN Inc A CORP OF NEW MEXICO
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PEABODY INTERNATIONAL Corp A DE CORP
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/11Perforators; Permeators
    • E21B43/116Gun or shaped charge perforators
    • E21B43/1185Ignition systems
    • E21B43/11855Ignition systems mechanically actuated, e.g. by movement of a wireline or a drop-bar
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/11Perforators; Permeators
    • E21B43/116Gun or shaped charge perforators
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/14Obtaining from a multiple-zone well
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US3912013A (en) * 1974-11-11 1975-10-14 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating method
US3957115A (en) * 1974-04-15 1976-05-18 Otis Engineering Corporation Method and apparatus for treating wells
US3990507A (en) * 1974-11-11 1976-11-09 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating apparatus
US4009757A (en) * 1975-02-03 1977-03-01 Vann Roy Randell Sand consolidation method
US4078611A (en) * 1975-10-14 1978-03-14 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating method
US4105073A (en) * 1977-09-26 1978-08-08 Brieger Emmet F Tubing conveyed sand consolidating method
US4299287A (en) * 1980-05-19 1981-11-10 Geo Vann, Inc. Bar actuated vent assembly and perforating gun
US4330039A (en) * 1980-07-07 1982-05-18 Geo Vann, Inc. Pressure actuated vent assembly for slanted wellbores
US4372384A (en) * 1980-09-19 1983-02-08 Geo Vann, Inc. Well completion method and apparatus
US4375834A (en) * 1979-05-16 1983-03-08 D & D Company Ltd. Casing perforation method and apparatus
FR2542804A1 (en) * 1983-03-17 1984-09-21 Flopetrol Perforators for wells of the oil type
US4480690A (en) * 1981-02-17 1984-11-06 Geo Vann, Inc. Accelerated downhole pressure testing
EP0132330A2 (en) * 1983-07-21 1985-01-30 Halliburton Company Tubing conveyed well perforating system
US4526233A (en) * 1984-01-20 1985-07-02 Baker Oil Tools, Inc. Releasable coupling for tubing conveyed subterranean well perforating gun
US4544034A (en) * 1983-03-31 1985-10-01 Geo Vann, Inc. Actuation of a gun firing head
US4554981A (en) * 1983-08-01 1985-11-26 Hughes Tool Company Tubing pressurized firing apparatus for a tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4566544A (en) * 1984-10-29 1986-01-28 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Firing system for tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4576233A (en) * 1982-09-28 1986-03-18 Geo Vann, Inc. Differential pressure actuated vent assembly
EP0179586A2 (en) * 1984-10-24 1986-04-30 Halliburton Company Detonating assembly for tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4598771A (en) * 1981-02-23 1986-07-08 Geo Vann, Inc. Method and apparatus for firing a perforating gun and simultaneously recording the downhole pressure
US4603741A (en) * 1985-02-19 1986-08-05 Hughes Tool Company Weight actuated tubing valve
US4629009A (en) * 1984-09-10 1986-12-16 Dresser Industries, Inc. Method and apparatus for firing borehole perforating apparatus
US4648471A (en) * 1983-11-02 1987-03-10 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Control system for borehole tools
US4756363A (en) * 1987-01-15 1988-07-12 Nl Industries, Inc. Apparatus for releasing a perforation gun
USRE32755E (en) * 1981-02-17 1988-09-27 Halliburton Company Accelerated downhole pressure testing
US5025861A (en) * 1989-12-15 1991-06-25 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Tubing and wireline conveyed perforating method and apparatus
US5078210A (en) * 1989-09-06 1992-01-07 Halliburton Company Time delay perforating apparatus
US5148868A (en) * 1991-08-12 1992-09-22 Christian J B Method and apparatus for perforating tubing
US5287741A (en) * 1992-08-31 1994-02-22 Halliburton Company Methods of perforating and testing wells using coiled tubing
US5366014A (en) * 1993-11-04 1994-11-22 Halliburton Company Method and apparatus for perforating a well using a modular perforating gun system
US5398760A (en) * 1993-10-08 1995-03-21 Halliburton Company Methods of perforating a well using coiled tubing
US5423382A (en) * 1993-11-10 1995-06-13 Dresser Industries, Inc. Apparatus for releasing perforating gun equipment from a well casing
US5503014A (en) * 1994-07-28 1996-04-02 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Method and apparatus for testing wells using dual coiled tubing
US5701957A (en) * 1996-02-05 1997-12-30 Halliburton Company Well perforator isolation apparatus and method
US5829538A (en) * 1997-03-10 1998-11-03 Owen Oil Tools, Inc. Full bore gun system and method
US6062310A (en) * 1997-03-10 2000-05-16 Owen Oil Tools, Inc. Full bore gun system
US6173783B1 (en) * 1999-05-17 2001-01-16 John Abbott-Brown Method of completing and producing hydrocarbons in a well
US6435278B1 (en) * 2000-08-09 2002-08-20 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Firing head/perforating gun latching system and associated methods
US6708761B2 (en) 2001-11-13 2004-03-23 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Apparatus for absorbing a shock and method for use of same
US20060048937A1 (en) * 2004-09-09 2006-03-09 Pinto C J Perforation method and apparatus
US20090236094A1 (en) * 2008-03-18 2009-09-24 Marsh Roger J Full Bore Cementable Gun System
US8893785B2 (en) 2012-06-12 2014-11-25 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Location of downhole lines
US8919236B2 (en) 2012-10-09 2014-12-30 William T. Bell Perforating gun drop sub

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US2169559A (en) * 1937-07-06 1939-08-15 Halliburton Oil Well Cementing Formation tester
US2456977A (en) * 1941-11-01 1948-12-21 Mccullough Tool Company Well casing perforating gun and cartridge
US2530966A (en) * 1943-04-17 1950-11-21 Standard Oil Dev Co Well completion apparatus
US2760408A (en) * 1953-05-19 1956-08-28 Johnston Testers Inc Firing head
US2745495A (en) * 1953-05-19 1956-05-15 Johnston Testers Inc Method of completing oil wells
US2847072A (en) * 1953-06-15 1958-08-12 Borg Warner Methods for dual completion of oil and gas wells
US2906339A (en) * 1954-03-30 1959-09-29 Wilber H Griffin Method and apparatus for completing wells
US2935131A (en) * 1957-06-05 1960-05-03 Jersey Prod Res Co Method and apparatus for completing a well in a plurality of zones
US3011551A (en) * 1958-11-06 1961-12-05 Halliburton Co Fracturing gun
US3291207A (en) * 1960-12-19 1966-12-13 Exxon Production Research Co Well completion method

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3957115A (en) * 1974-04-15 1976-05-18 Otis Engineering Corporation Method and apparatus for treating wells
US3912013A (en) * 1974-11-11 1975-10-14 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating method
US3990507A (en) * 1974-11-11 1976-11-09 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating apparatus
US4009757A (en) * 1975-02-03 1977-03-01 Vann Roy Randell Sand consolidation method
US4078611A (en) * 1975-10-14 1978-03-14 Vann Roy Randell High temperature perforating method
US4105073A (en) * 1977-09-26 1978-08-08 Brieger Emmet F Tubing conveyed sand consolidating method
US4375834A (en) * 1979-05-16 1983-03-08 D & D Company Ltd. Casing perforation method and apparatus
US4299287A (en) * 1980-05-19 1981-11-10 Geo Vann, Inc. Bar actuated vent assembly and perforating gun
US4330039A (en) * 1980-07-07 1982-05-18 Geo Vann, Inc. Pressure actuated vent assembly for slanted wellbores
US4372384A (en) * 1980-09-19 1983-02-08 Geo Vann, Inc. Well completion method and apparatus
US4480690A (en) * 1981-02-17 1984-11-06 Geo Vann, Inc. Accelerated downhole pressure testing
USRE32755E (en) * 1981-02-17 1988-09-27 Halliburton Company Accelerated downhole pressure testing
US4598771A (en) * 1981-02-23 1986-07-08 Geo Vann, Inc. Method and apparatus for firing a perforating gun and simultaneously recording the downhole pressure
US4576233A (en) * 1982-09-28 1986-03-18 Geo Vann, Inc. Differential pressure actuated vent assembly
FR2542804A1 (en) * 1983-03-17 1984-09-21 Flopetrol Perforators for wells of the oil type
US4544034A (en) * 1983-03-31 1985-10-01 Geo Vann, Inc. Actuation of a gun firing head
EP0132330A2 (en) * 1983-07-21 1985-01-30 Halliburton Company Tubing conveyed well perforating system
EP0132330A3 (en) * 1983-07-21 1986-05-07 Halliburton Company Tubing conveyed well perforating system
US4512418A (en) * 1983-07-21 1985-04-23 Halliburton Company Mechanically initiated tubing conveyed perforator system
US4554981A (en) * 1983-08-01 1985-11-26 Hughes Tool Company Tubing pressurized firing apparatus for a tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4648471A (en) * 1983-11-02 1987-03-10 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Control system for borehole tools
US4526233A (en) * 1984-01-20 1985-07-02 Baker Oil Tools, Inc. Releasable coupling for tubing conveyed subterranean well perforating gun
US4629009A (en) * 1984-09-10 1986-12-16 Dresser Industries, Inc. Method and apparatus for firing borehole perforating apparatus
EP0179586A3 (en) * 1984-10-24 1988-02-10 Halliburton Company Detonating assembly for tubing conveyed perforating gun
EP0179586A2 (en) * 1984-10-24 1986-04-30 Halliburton Company Detonating assembly for tubing conveyed perforating gun
EP0180520A2 (en) * 1984-10-29 1986-05-07 Schlumberger Limited Firing system for tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4566544A (en) * 1984-10-29 1986-01-28 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Firing system for tubing conveyed perforating gun
EP0180520A3 (en) * 1984-10-29 1988-02-24 Schlumberger Limited Firing system for tubing conveyed perforating gun
US4603741A (en) * 1985-02-19 1986-08-05 Hughes Tool Company Weight actuated tubing valve
US4756363A (en) * 1987-01-15 1988-07-12 Nl Industries, Inc. Apparatus for releasing a perforation gun
US5078210A (en) * 1989-09-06 1992-01-07 Halliburton Company Time delay perforating apparatus
US5025861A (en) * 1989-12-15 1991-06-25 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Tubing and wireline conveyed perforating method and apparatus
US5148868A (en) * 1991-08-12 1992-09-22 Christian J B Method and apparatus for perforating tubing
US5287741A (en) * 1992-08-31 1994-02-22 Halliburton Company Methods of perforating and testing wells using coiled tubing
US5353875A (en) * 1992-08-31 1994-10-11 Halliburton Company Methods of perforating and testing wells using coiled tubing
US5398760A (en) * 1993-10-08 1995-03-21 Halliburton Company Methods of perforating a well using coiled tubing
US5366014A (en) * 1993-11-04 1994-11-22 Halliburton Company Method and apparatus for perforating a well using a modular perforating gun system
US5423382A (en) * 1993-11-10 1995-06-13 Dresser Industries, Inc. Apparatus for releasing perforating gun equipment from a well casing
US5503014A (en) * 1994-07-28 1996-04-02 Schlumberger Technology Corporation Method and apparatus for testing wells using dual coiled tubing
US5701957A (en) * 1996-02-05 1997-12-30 Halliburton Company Well perforator isolation apparatus and method
EP0968353A1 (en) * 1997-03-10 2000-01-05 Owen Oil Tools, Inc. Full bore gun system
US5829538A (en) * 1997-03-10 1998-11-03 Owen Oil Tools, Inc. Full bore gun system and method
EP0968353A4 (en) * 1997-03-10 2000-05-03 Owen Oil Tools Inc Full bore gun system
US6062310A (en) * 1997-03-10 2000-05-16 Owen Oil Tools, Inc. Full bore gun system
US6173783B1 (en) * 1999-05-17 2001-01-16 John Abbott-Brown Method of completing and producing hydrocarbons in a well
US6435278B1 (en) * 2000-08-09 2002-08-20 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Firing head/perforating gun latching system and associated methods
US6708761B2 (en) 2001-11-13 2004-03-23 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Apparatus for absorbing a shock and method for use of same
US8028751B2 (en) 2002-03-27 2011-10-04 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Perforation method and apparatus
US20090200021A1 (en) * 2002-03-27 2009-08-13 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Perforation method and apparatus
US20060048937A1 (en) * 2004-09-09 2006-03-09 Pinto C J Perforation method and apparatus
US7686082B2 (en) * 2008-03-18 2010-03-30 Baker Hughes Incorporated Full bore cementable gun system
US20090236094A1 (en) * 2008-03-18 2009-09-24 Marsh Roger J Full Bore Cementable Gun System
US8893785B2 (en) 2012-06-12 2014-11-25 Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Location of downhole lines
US8919236B2 (en) 2012-10-09 2014-12-30 William T. Bell Perforating gun drop sub

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