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Title: Integrated blending control system

This patent describes a proppant control system. It comprises: storage bin means for storing particulate material; surge bin means for receiving a flow of the particulate material from the storage bin means; first conveyor means for providing a flow of particulate material to the surge bin means from the storage bin means; second conveyor means for transferring a controllable quantity of the particulate material from the surge bin means; and proppant control means. The control means include: first speed control means for remotely controlling the speed of the first conveyor means; and second speed control means for remotely controlling the speed of the second conveyor means.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5463830
Report Number(s):
US 4850750
PPN: US 7098602A
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 16 Sep 1987
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; PROPPING AGENTS; MATERIALS HANDLING; CONVEYORS; MIXING; NATURAL GAS WELLS; OIL WELLS; REMOTE CONTROL; STORAGE; WELL COMPLETION; CONTROL; EQUIPMENT; HAULAGE EQUIPMENT; MATERIALS HANDLING EQUIPMENT; WELLS 020300* -- Petroleum-- Drilling & Production; 030300 -- Natural Gas-- Drilling, Production, & Processing