Baker Hughes Assigned Patent for Fluid Sampling and Analysis Downhole Using Microconduit System
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 17 -- Baker Hughes, Houston, has been assigned a patent (8,508,741) developed by Sunil Kumar, Celle, Germany, for a "fluid sampling and analysis downhole using microconduit system."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An apparatus and method for estimating a parameter of interest in a downhole fluid using fluid testing module. The fluid testing module may include: a substrate comprising at least one microconduit, and a sensor. The sensor may be disposed within the at least one microconduit or external. The apparatus may include a fluid transporter for moving fluid within the microconduit. The method includes estimating a parameter of interest using the fluid testing module."
The patent application was filed on April 11, 2011 (13/083,923). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,508,741.PN.&OS=PN/8,508,741&RS=PN/8,508,741
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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