[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0004529  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2016                32/2016  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2016/89625
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:18/Dec/2016

[21] Application No.:GC 2012-22031

[22] Filing Date:25/8/2012

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
22/8/2011
‎13/214,795‎

[72] Inventors:1- Anil K. Sadana،2- Jiaxiang Ren،3- Ping Duan،4- David P. Gerrard

[73] Owner: Baker Hughes Incorporated, 2929 Allen Parkway, Suite 2100, Texas 77019, Houston, USA

[74] Agent: Saba & Co. T.M.P

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: E21B43/34, E21B43/38 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-WO 0166910 A1 (HOLT. TORLEIF et a1.) 13 September 2001
-US 2009-0101355 A1 (PETERSON, ELMER R. et a1.) 23 April 2009
-US 4241787 A (PRICE, ERNEST H.) 30 December 1980
-US 2008-0236843 A1 (SCOTT. BRIAN et al.) 02 October 2008

 
Examiner: Eng. Imad A. AlAhaidib

[54] METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTIVELY CONTROLLING FLUID FLOW
[57] Abstract: A flow control device and a method of controlling a flow, the flow control device including a flow path for a fluid therethrough and a material at least partially defining the flow path, the material operatively arranged with a surface energy less than that of the fluid for passively impeding an undesirable component of the fluid more than a desirable component of the fluid.
No. of claims: 20     No. of figures: 5


 

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