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Title: System and method for monitoring integrity of a wellbore

Abstract

A detector assembly includes scintillators configured to generate a light signal in response to an impinging backscatter signal, where the scintillators are arranged in a first pattern, a plurality of first detectors, where each first detector is coupled to a scintillator and configured to receive a first portion of a light signal from that scintillator, and where the first detectors are arranged in a second pattern aligned with the first pattern, a plurality of second detectors, where each second detector is disposed adjacent a scintillator and configured to receive a second portion of the light signal from that scintillator, and where the plurality of second detectors is arranged in a third pattern, and a scintillator collimator including a plurality of openings and configured to selectively receive the backscatter signal, where the detector assembly is configured to provide depth resolution, azimuthal resolution, a defect type, a defect size, or combinations thereof.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, Morgantown, WV, and Albany, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1503527
Patent Number(s):
10208587
Application Number:
15/688,109
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01V - GEOPHYSICS
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21K - TECHNIQUES FOR HANDLING PARTICLES OR IONISING RADIATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0024293
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Aug 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, Cilia, Juan Pablo, Wang, Chengbao, Ross, William Robert, Yanoff, Brian David, Soloviev, Stanislav Ivanovich, and Mandal, Sudeep. System and method for monitoring integrity of a wellbore. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, Cilia, Juan Pablo, Wang, Chengbao, Ross, William Robert, Yanoff, Brian David, Soloviev, Stanislav Ivanovich, & Mandal, Sudeep. System and method for monitoring integrity of a wellbore. United States.
Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, Cilia, Juan Pablo, Wang, Chengbao, Ross, William Robert, Yanoff, Brian David, Soloviev, Stanislav Ivanovich, and Mandal, Sudeep. Tue . "System and method for monitoring integrity of a wellbore". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1503527.
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