[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0007625  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 30/Apr /2018                48/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/126241
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:19/Apr/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2010-16309

[22] Filing Date:14/7/2010

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
US
15/7/2009
28/5/2010
61/225,611
12/789,613

[72] Inventors:1- Brian Clark،2- Thomas H. Zimmerman،3- Kuo-Chiang Chen،4- Emmanuel Rioufol،5- John Algeroy،6- Patrick McKinley

[73] Owner: PRAD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED, P.O. Box 71, Craigmuir Chambers, Road Town, Tortola 1110, Virgin Islands

[74] Agent: Suleiman I. Al-Ammar Law Office

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: E21B 31/06; E21B 47/12 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 6459383B1 (PANEX CORP) 01 October 2002
-US 7400262B2 (BAKER HUGHES INC) 15July 2008
-US 6727827B1 (SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGYCORP) 27 April 2004
-WO 2008070509A2 (BAKER HUGHES INC) 12 June 2008
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Examiner: Eng. Ahmed Saleem AlHinai

[54] WIRELESS TRANSFER OF POWER AND DATA BETWEEN A MOTHER WELLBORE AND A LATERAL WELLBORE
[57] Abstract: A technique enables wireless communication of signals in a well. The technique is employed for communication of power signals and/or data signals between a mother wellbore and at least one lateral wellbore. A first wireless device is positioned in a mother wellbore proximate a lateral wellbore, and a second wireless device is positioned in the lateral wellbore. The power and/or data signal is transferred wirelessly between the first and second wireless devices via magnetic fields. A plurality of the first and second wireless devices may be employed in cooperating pairs to enable communication between the mother wellbore and a plurality of lateral wellbores.
No. of claims: 15     No. of figures: 38


 

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