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Title: Electric motor for laser-mechanical drilling

Abstract

A high power laser drilling system utilizing an electric motor laser bottom hole assembly. A high power laser beam travels within the electric motor for advancing a borehole. High power laser drilling system includes a down hole electrical motor having a hollow rotor for conveying a high power laser beam through the electrical motor.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Foro Energy, Inc., Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1190917
Patent Number(s):
9074422
Application Number:
13/403,287
Assignee:
Foro Energy, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B23 - MACHINE TOOLS B23K - SOLDERING OR UNSOLDERING
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Grubb, Daryl L., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S.. Electric motor for laser-mechanical drilling. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Grubb, Daryl L., Faircloth, Brian O., & Zediker, Mark S.. Electric motor for laser-mechanical drilling. United States.
Grubb, Daryl L., Faircloth, Brian O., and Zediker, Mark S.. Tue . "Electric motor for laser-mechanical drilling". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1190917.
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