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Title: Method and system for advancement of a borehole using a high power laser

There is provided a system, apparatus and methods for the laser drilling of a borehole in the earth. There is further provided with in the systems a means for delivering high power laser energy down a deep borehole, while maintaining the high power to advance such boreholes deep into the earth and at highly efficient advancement rates, a laser bottom hole assembly, and fluid directing techniques and assemblies for removing the displaced material from the borehole.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1158779
Report Number(s):
8,826,973
12/543,986
DOE Contract Number:
AR0000044
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Foro Energy, Inc., Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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