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Title: Apparatus for downhole drilling communications and method for making and using the same

Abstract

An apparatus for downhole drilling communications is presented. The apparatus includes a spool and end pieces for maintaining the spool at the bottom of a drill string near a drill bit during drilling operations. The apparatus provides a cable for communicating signals between a downhole electronics package and a surface receiver in order to perform measurements while drilling. A method of forming the apparatus is also set forth wherein the apparatus is formed about a central spindle and lathe. 6 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
597106
Patent Number(s):
5722488
Application Number:
PAN: 8-633,263
Assignee:
Sandia Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 3 Mar 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
44 INSTRUMENTATION, INCLUDING NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE DETECTORS; MWD SYSTEMS; WELL DRILLING; DESIGN; DATA TRANSMISSION; FABRICATION; OPERATION

Citation Formats

Normann, R A, Lockwood, G J, and Gonzales, M. Apparatus for downhole drilling communications and method for making and using the same. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Normann, R A, Lockwood, G J, & Gonzales, M. Apparatus for downhole drilling communications and method for making and using the same. United States.
Normann, R A, Lockwood, G J, and Gonzales, M. Tue . "Apparatus for downhole drilling communications and method for making and using the same". United States.
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abstractNote = {An apparatus for downhole drilling communications is presented. The apparatus includes a spool and end pieces for maintaining the spool at the bottom of a drill string near a drill bit during drilling operations. The apparatus provides a cable for communicating signals between a downhole electronics package and a surface receiver in order to perform measurements while drilling. A method of forming the apparatus is also set forth wherein the apparatus is formed about a central spindle and lathe. 6 figs.},
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