[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0007521  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 30/Apr /2018                48/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/125685
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:05/Apr/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2013-25649

[22] Filing Date:23/10/2013

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.

[72] Inventors:1- Christopher M. Jones،2- Wei Zhang،3- Robert Atkinson،4- Michael T. Pelletier

[73] Owner: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., 10200 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, Texas, USA

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




Int. Cl.: E21B 49/08 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 4940088 A (GOLDSCHILD) 10 July 1990
-US 20070101808 A1 (IRANI et al.) 10 May 2007
-US 4583595 A (CZERNICHOW et al.) 22 April 1986
-US 3859851 A (URBANSKY) 14 January 1975
-US 2728397 A (RUSKA) 27 December 1955
Examiner: Eng. Imad A. AlAhaidib

[57] Abstract: In some embodiments, an apparatus and a system, as well as a method and an article, may operate to terminate sampling of fluid into one of a set of fluid sampling chambers sharing a common inflow sampling line by operating a set of closure mechanisms. Further activity may include initiating sampling of the fluid into another one of the set of fluid sampling chambers, wherein the fluid sampling chambers are configured to sample the fluid in the sampling line in a selected sequence, such that filling a prior fluid sampling chamber as part of the sequence enables sampling in the next fluid sampling chamber as part of the sequence, and wherein the closure mechanisms comprise individual check valves and a common diversion valve or individual diversion valves. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
No. of claims: 19     No. of figures: 7


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