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12015010186304/16/15 new patent  Downhole tool for sidetracking
22015010186804/16/15 new patent  Balancing of drill bits
32015008271103/26/15Matrix tool bodies with erosion resistant and/or wear resistant matrix materials
42015008342903/26/15Wellbore annular pressure control system and method using gas lift in drilling fluid return line
52015007587803/19/15Cutting element for a downhole tool
62015006880403/12/15Downhole tool for increasing a wellbore diameter
72015006881503/12/15Fixed cutter drill bit with multiple cutting elements at first radial position to cut core
82015006881603/12/15Orientation of cutting element at first radial position to cut core
92015006881703/12/15Thermally stable polycrystalline diamond and methods of making the same
102015007376003/12/15System and selecting a drill bit and modifying a drill bit design
112015006014403/05/15Turbine blade for turbodrills
122015006015103/05/15Cutting elements with wear resistant diamond surface
132015005305002/26/15Cutter pocket design
142015005339102/26/15Radially expandable stabilizer
152015004791002/19/15Downhole cutting tools having rolling cutters with non-planar cutting surfaces
162015004791102/19/15Using magnetic force/field for drill bits and other cutting tools
172015004791302/19/15Cutters for fixed cutter bits
182015005007602/19/15Locking ring with tapered recesses
192015005008302/19/15Locking ring with stabilizing blades
202015002110101/22/15Polycrystalline diamond materials having improved abrasion resistance, thermal stability and impact resistance
212015002205101/22/15Fiber reinforced elastomeric stator
222015001406101/15/15Hydraulic actuation of a downhole tool assembly
232015001406701/15/15Cutter protection during leaching process
242015000804101/08/15High stiffness tool for expanding a wellbore
252014037415612/25/14Methods of reducing stress in downhole tools
262014037416312/25/14Actuating a downhole tool
272014037416912/25/14Retention of multiple rolling cutters
282014036717412/18/14Cutting structures and structures for retaining the same
292014036717812/18/14Cutting structures for fixed cutter drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
302014036760212/18/14Valve member with composite seal
312014036078912/11/14Spacing of rolling cutters on a fixed cutter bit
322014035295112/04/14Fine control of casing pressure
332014035304612/04/14Hybrid bit with roller cones near the bit axis
342014033988211/20/14Axially stable retention mechanism for picks and cutting elements
352014032651511/06/14Rotating cutting elements for pdc bits
362014030997810/16/14Methods for analyzing and designing bottom hole assemblies
372014029872810/09/14Cemented carbide composite for a downhole tool
382014029014610/02/14Polycrystalline diamond cutting elements with engineered porosity and manufacturing such cutting elements
392014025996209/18/14Carbonate pcd with a distribution of si and/or al
402014025996309/18/14Carbonate pcd and methods of making the same
412014026250809/18/14Underreamer for increasing a wellbore diameter
422014026251409/18/14Measuring torque in a downhole environment
432014026252309/18/14Underreamer for increasing a wellbore diameter
442014026252409/18/14Downhole turbine motor and related assemblies
452014026252509/18/14Underreamer for increasing a wellbore diameter
462014026252809/18/14Sidetracking system and related methods
472014026253609/18/14Downhole cutting tools having hybrid cutting structures
482014026254209/18/14Downhole tools including ternary boride-based cermet and methods of making the same
492014026254409/18/14Cutting structures for fixed cutter drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
502014026254509/18/14Cutting structures for fixed cutter drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
512014026265009/18/14Rotary shock absorption tool
522014026267709/18/14Locking clutch for downhole motor
532014025079809/11/14Thermally stable polycrystalline ultra-hard constructions
542014025161609/11/14Downhole tool for removing a casing portion
552014023874808/28/14Slotted liner drilling
562014022383608/14/14Composite cutter substrate to mitigate residual stress
572014021592708/07/14Polycrystalline diamond constructions having optimized material composition
582014021681908/07/14System and coupling a drill bit to a whipstock
592014021682708/07/14Cutter assemblies, downhole tools incorporating such cutter assemblies and methods of making such downhole tools
602014019695607/17/14High shear roller cone drill bits
612014018221507/03/14Thermally stable diamond polycrystalline diamond constructions
622014018293707/03/14Roller cone drill bit
632014018293807/03/14Piston strike face and bit interface for percussion hammer drill
642014018293907/03/14Percussion drill bit with conical cutting elements
652014018294007/03/14Underreamer for increasing a bore diameter
662014018294707/03/14Cutting insert for percussion drill bit
672014018294807/03/14Lower melting point binder metals
682014018379807/03/14Manufacture of cutting elements having lobes
692014018380007/03/14Manufacture of cutting elements having lobes
702014018597207/03/14Bearing assembly for a drilling tool
712014017483306/26/14Positioning stabilizer assembly using shoulder ring
722014017483406/26/14Rolling cutter with bottom support
732014016547506/19/14Method to improve efficiency of pcd leaching
742014016630506/19/14Milling cutter having undulating chip breaker
752014016636606/19/14Single-trip lateral coring systems and methods
762014016636706/19/14Coring bit to whipstock systems and methods
772014017031206/19/14Method of making rhenium coating
782014017230306/19/14Methods and systems for analyzing the quality of a wellbore
792014015836706/12/14Wellhead latch and removal systems
802014015035106/05/14Cutting element and a manufacturing a cutting element
812014014471205/29/14Eruption control in thermally stable pcd products by the addition of transition metal carbide
822014014909605/29/14Method of selecting drill bits
832014013041805/15/14Method of making carbonate pcd and sintering carbonate pcd on carbide substrate
842014013111705/15/14Sintering of thick solid carbonate-based pcd for drilling application
852014013111805/15/14Method of using spring loaded blocker to retain rolling cutters or mechanical lock cutters
862014012356205/08/14Thermally stable polycrystalline diamond material with gradient structure
872014012427005/08/14Pdc bits having rolling cutters and using mixed chamfers
882014012427105/08/14Cutting elements, methods for manufacturing such cutting elements, and tools incorporating such cutting elements
892014011679105/01/14Diamond bonded construction with thermally stable region
902014010949104/24/14Thermally stable diamond bonded materials and compacts
912014011012904/24/14Hydraulic disconnect
922014011018004/24/14Ultra-hard material cutting elements, methods of forming the same and bits incorporating the same
932014011018104/24/14Methods for designing fixed cutter bits and bits made using such methods
942014010279704/17/14Selective deployment of underreamers and stabilizers
952014010279804/17/14Stabilizing members for fixed cutter drill bit
962014010364304/17/14Friction welded heavy weight drill pipes
972014009702404/10/14Drill bits having depth of cut control features and methods of making and using the same
982014009715904/10/14System and brazing tsp materials to substrates
992014009513404/03/14Pdc drill bit with cutter design optimized with dynamic centerline analysis and having dynamic centerline trajectory
1002014008301903/27/14Matrix body fixed cuter bits
1012014006972503/13/14Ultra-hard constructions with erosion resistance
1022014006972703/13/14Ultra-hard constructions with improved attachment strength
1032014006093803/06/14Polycrystalline diamond material with high toughness and high wear resistance
1042014005409402/27/14Rolling cutter with close loop retaining ring
1052014005409502/27/14Highly wear resistant diamond insert with improved transition structure
1062014004194802/13/14Cutting elements having cutting edges with continuous varying radii and bits incorporating the same
1072014003431702/06/14Extended duration section mill and methods of use
1082014003439402/06/14Ball hole welding using the friction stir welding (fsw) process
1092014003439602/06/14Cutting elements with re-processed thermally stable polycrystalline diamond cutting layers, bits incorporating the same, and methods of making the same
1102014003439702/06/14Downhole reamer asymmetric cutting structures
1112014003985402/06/14Methods for modeling wear of fixed cutter bits and for designing and optimizing fixed cutter bits
1122014002711701/30/14System and cutting and removing casings from wellbore
1132014001367101/16/14Cutting elements, methods for manufacturing such cutting elements, and tools incorporating such cutting elements
1142014001391301/16/14Thermally stable pcd with pcbn transition layer
1152014000751201/09/14Techniques and materials for the accelerated removal of catalyst material from diamond bodies
1162013034110112/26/13Feature to eliminate shale packing/shale evacuation channel
1172013033395312/19/13Cutting elements retained within sleeves
1182013029218611/07/13Gage cutter protection for drilling bits
1192013028370110/31/13Manufacture of thermally stable cutting elements
1202013027001010/17/13Drill bits having depth of cut control features and methods of making and using the same
1212013026374810/10/13High pressure high temperature cell
1222013026412410/10/13Thermally stable materials, cutter elements with such thermally stable materials, and methods of forming the same
1232013025603110/03/13Down hole tool with adjustable fluid viscosity
1242013022837609/05/13Flow diverter ring for mud saver valves
1252013022070608/29/13Kerfing hybrid drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
1262013022070708/29/13Rolling cutter
1272013021365408/22/13Cementing whipstock apparatus and methods
1282013020640108/15/13Actuation a downhole tool
1292013019978408/08/13Extended whipstock and mill assembly
1302013019978508/08/13Multi-cycle pipe cutter and related methods
1312013017509507/11/13Pressure activated flow switch for a downhole tool
1322013017509607/11/13Percussion drilling assembly and hammer bit with gage and outer row reinforcement
1332013016815107/04/13System and method to facilitate the drilling of a deviated borehole
1342013016815507/04/13Diamond enhanced drilling insert with high impact resistance
1352013016815607/04/13Diamond enhanced insert with fine and ultrafine microstructure of pcd working surface resisting crack formation
1362013016815707/04/13Thermally stable polycrystalline ultrahard material reinforced with fibrous materials
1372013016815807/04/13Method for braze joining of carbonate pcd
1382013016815907/04/13Solid pcd cutter
1392013016816107/04/13Weighing scale system, apparatus and use
1402013015248006/20/13Methods for manufacturing polycrystalline ultra-hard constructions and polycrystalline ultra-hard constructions
1412013015330606/20/13Fixed cutter drill bit heel and back-ream cutter protections for abrasive applications
1422013014636106/13/13Apparatuses and methods for stabilizing downhole tools
1432013014636706/13/13Rolling cutter with improved rolling efficiency
1442013014636806/13/13Method for forming a cutting element and downhole tools incorporating the same
1452013014636906/13/13Diamond bonded construction with thermally stable region
1462013015115706/13/13Dynamic borehole azimuth measurements
1472013014009306/06/13Drill bit having geometrically sharp inserts
1482013014009406/06/13Rolling cutter using pin, ball or extrusion on the bit body as attachment methods
1492013013353105/30/13High pressure carbide component with surfaces incorporating gradient structures
1502013013395405/30/13Roller reamer compound wedge retention
1512013013395705/30/13Shear cutter with improved wear resistance of wc-co substrate
1522013012547505/23/13Tungsten rhenium compounds and composites and methods for forming the same
1532013010475505/02/13Construction and composition of preformed containers used in a high-pressure press
1542013009868204/25/13Optimized reaming system based upon weight on tool
1552013009868804/25/13Drill bits having rotating cutting structures thereon
1562013009244904/18/13Low coefficient of thermal expansion cermet compositions
1572013008444604/04/13High content pcbn compact including w-re binder
1582013006782703/21/13Polycrystalline diamond materials having improved abrasion resistance, thermal stability and impact resistance
1592013006205203/14/13Pressure lock for jars
1602013005554403/07/13Spray system for application of adhesive to a stator tube
1612013004828702/28/13Hydraulic stabilizer for use with a downhole casing cutter
1622013004838402/28/13Apparatus and controlling or limiting rotor orbit in moving cavity motors and pumps
1632013004838802/28/13Drill bit with cutting elements having functionally engineered wear surface
1642013004838902/28/13Fine polycrystalline diamond compact with a grain growth inhibitor layer between diamond and substrate
1652013003607702/07/13Neural net for use in drilling simulation
1662013002013401/24/13Fixed cutter drill bit with core fragmentation feature
1672013001500001/17/13Innovative cutting element and cutting structure using same
1682012032548012/27/12Dual string section mill
1692012031260212/13/12Highly wear resistant composite rotary seals with wear layer at inner diameter and/or outer diameter embedded inside or between rubber layers
1702012031678712/13/12Optimization of dynamically changing downhole tool settings
1712012030619612/06/12Anti-back off device for down hole tools and drive systems
1722012029842311/29/12Jet arrangement on an expandable downhole tool
1732012030328011/29/12Borehole independent neutron porosity measurement
1742012028822611/15/12Flow control through thrust bearing assembly
1752012028834311/15/12Machining long tube lengths and related methods
1762012027970911/08/12Expandable downhole casing coupling locator tool
1772012027328011/01/12Polycrystalline diamond compact cutters with conic shaped end
1782012027328111/01/12Methods of attaching rolling cutters in fixed cutter bits using sleeve, compression spring, and/or pin(s)/ball(s)
1792012026709910/25/12System and deploying a downhole casing patch
1802012026119610/18/12High diamond frame strength pcd materials
1812012025579310/11/12Matrix powder for matrix body fixed cutter bits
1822012024784110/04/12Coating on pdc/tsp cutter for accelerated leaching
1832012024702910/04/12Thermally stable diamond polycrystalline diamond constructions
1842012025367610/04/12Method of directional resistivity logging
1852012023456109/20/12Dual wiper plug system
1862012023461009/20/12Cutting structures for fixed cutter drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
1872012022733209/13/12Deep leach pressure vessel for shear cutters
1882012022803209/13/12Expandable window milling bit and methods of milling a window in casing
1892012021702508/30/12Metal expandable element back-up ring for high pressure/high temperature packer
1902012021128008/23/12Integrated reaming and measurement system and related methods of use
1912012020516308/16/12Kerfing hybrid drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
1922012019936308/09/12Downhole tool actuation
1932012018681707/26/12Multi-cycle pipe cutter and related methods
1942012018687907/26/12Drill bit having enhanced stabilization features and use thereof
1952012016823207/05/12Localized features and manufacturing methods for inserts of rock bits
1962012016352306/28/12Synchronization methods for downhole communication
1972012013836906/07/12Methods to manufacture downhole tools with finished features as an integral cage
1982012013953006/07/12Electromagnetic array for subterranean magnetic ranging operations
1992012013954306/07/12Methods for improved active ranging and target well magnetization
2002012013185505/31/12Diamond impregnated bits and using and manufacturing the same
2012012013185605/31/12Fabrication of ultrafine polycrystalline diamond with nano-sized grain growth inhibitor
2022012013247005/31/12Apparatus and controlling or limiting rotor orbit in moving cavity motors and pumps
2032012013247105/31/12Rolling cutter placement on pdc bits
2042012012569605/24/12Polycrystalline diamond constructions having optimized material composition
2052012012783005/24/12Downhole imaging system and related methods of use
2062012013068505/24/12Techniques for modeling/simulating, designing, optimizing and displaying hybrid drill bits
2072012011855905/17/12Rcd sealing elements with multiple elastomer materials
2082012010369905/03/12Interface design of tsp shear cutters
2092012010507605/03/12Method of correcting resistivity measurements for toll bending effects
2102012009745804/26/12Diamond bonded construction with thermally stable region
2112012009090004/19/12Special curve braze sheet for top loading cutter to get better braze strength
2122012007311303/29/12Adaptor flange for rotary control device
2132012007387903/29/12Downhole reamer asymmetric cutting structures
2142012007388103/29/12Rolling cutter
2152012006765103/22/12Hardfacing compositions, methods of applying the hardfacing compositions, and tools using such hardfacing compositions
2162012006110303/15/12Multiple ball- ball seat for hydraulic fracturing with reduced pumping pressure
2172012005509903/08/12Edm cuttable, high cbn content solid pcbn compact
2182012005118403/01/12Method of acoustic ranging
2192012004372602/23/12Multiple sealing element assembly
2202012004478302/23/12Acoustic waveform stacking using azimuthal and/or standoff binning
2212012004686802/23/12Downhole closed-loop geosteering methodology
2222012001817201/26/12Liner hanger fluid diverter tool and related methods
2232011030886412/22/11Impregnated drill bits and methods of manufacturing the same
2242011030537112/15/11Borehole image reconstruction using inversion and tool spatial sensitivity functions
2252011029676512/08/11Ultra-hard constructions with enhanced second phase
2262011029745412/08/11Rolling cutter assembled directly to the bit pockets
2272011029048712/01/11Cutting tool
2282011028423311/24/11Hydraulic actuation of a downhole tool assembly
2292011028429311/24/11Rolling cutter bit design
2302011028630711/24/11Acoustic logging while drilling tool having raised transducers
2312011028630811/24/11Downlinking communication system and method
2322011028630911/24/11Downlinking communication system and method using signal transition detection
2332011028010111/17/11Unipole and bipole acoustic logging while drilling tools
2342011028010211/17/11Methods for making acoustic anisotropy logging while drilling measurements
2352011027160311/10/11Diamond-bonded constructions with improved thermal and mechanical properties
2362011027257011/10/11Method and neutron logging using a position sensitive neutron detector
2372011025883610/27/11Percussion drilling assembly with annular locking member
2382011025961010/27/11High pressure and high temperature ball seat
2392011025338710/20/11Cementing whipstock apparatus and methods
2402011025345710/20/11Drag bit with utility blades
2412011024727810/13/11Polycrystalline diamond constructions having improved thermal stability
2422011024783210/13/11Expandable slip ring for use with liner hangers and liner top packers
2432011024037210/06/11Article of manufacture having a sub-surface friction stir welded channel
2442011024037410/06/11Downhole tool having a friction stirred surface region
2452011024377410/06/11Undercut stator for a positive displacment motor
2462011023220009/29/11Manufacture of thermally stable cutting elements
2472011023296809/29/11Borehole drilling optimization with multiple cutting structures
2482011023296909/29/11Downhole tool deactivation and re-activation
2492011021487109/08/11Flushing procedure for rotating control device

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