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Well stimulation methods and proppant

Baker Hughes

Well stimulation methods and proppant

Well stimulation methods and proppant

Schlumberger Technology

Determining proppant and fluid distribution

Date/App# patent app List of recent Fracture-related patents
03/26/15
20150087712
 Estrogen receptor ligands and methods of use thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Estrogen receptor ligands and methods of use thereof
The present invention relates to methods for reducing testosterone levels in a male subject and methods of treating, suppressing, reducing the incidence, reducing the severity, or inhibiting prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer, castration resistant prostate cancer (crpc), metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mcrpc), and methods of reducing high or increasing psa levels and/or increasing shbg levels in a subject suffering from prostate cancer, advanced prostate cancer, castration resistant prostate cancer (crpc) and metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mcrpc). The compounds of this invention suppress free or total testosterone levels despite castrate levels secondary to adt and reduce high or increasing psa levels.
03/26/15
20150087674
 Compositions and methods for the treatment of severe pain patent thumbnailnew patent Compositions and methods for the treatment of severe pain
The invention relates to the compounds of formula i or its pharmaceutical acceptable salts, as well as polymorphs, solvates, enantiomers, stereoisomers and hydrates thereof. The pharmaceutical compositions comprising an effective amount of compounds of formula i, and methods for the treatment of severe pain may be formulated for oral, buccal, rectal, topical, transdermal, transmucosal, intravenous, parenteral administration, syrup, or injection.
03/26/15
20150087564
 Novel  enhancing fracture conductivity patent thumbnailnew patent Novel enhancing fracture conductivity
Propping compositions comprising: a hardenable, liquid external phase comprising an element selected from the group consisting of: a cement, a cement foam, a polymer, a resin, an aluminum, a flowable carrier fluid, and any combination thereof; and an internal phase that is either gas or liquid and that is immiscible with the external phase; wherein the internal phase exits the propping composition as the hardenable external phase hardens, leaving behind an hardened, interconnected porous network. Some propping compositions may require contact with a treatment for removal from the hardenable external phase and the treatment for removal may comprise at least one material selected from the group consisting of: an acid, a base, a chelant, an oxidizer, a solvent, and any combination thereof..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
03/26/15
20150086839
 Active substance patent thumbnailnew patent Active substance
According to one embodiment, there is provided an active substance. The active substance includes secondary particles and a carbon material phase formed on at least a part of a surface of each of the secondary particles.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150086308
 Fracture sand silo system and methods of deployment and retraction of same patent thumbnailnew patent Fracture sand silo system and methods of deployment and retraction of same
The present invention is directed to novel transportable silo systems for storage of materials. The invention relates to self-erecting silo storage systems for use in the oil and natural gas mining and drilling industries.
Solaris Oilfield Site Services Operating Llc
03/26/15
20150084353
 Passive safety mechanism utilizing self-fracturing shape memory material patent thumbnailnew patent Passive safety mechanism utilizing self-fracturing shape memory material
A system includes a structure having a first structural element and a second structural element. The system also includes a latch configured to releasably secure the first structural element to the second structural element.
Raytheon Company
03/26/15
20150083421
 Mandrel-less launch toe initiation sleeve (tis) patent thumbnailnew patent Mandrel-less launch toe initiation sleeve (tis)
The present invention is a valve tool utilized for hydraulically fracturing multiple zones in an oil and gas well without perforating the cement casing. An oil/gas well completion method involves the use of a valve that is installed as part of the casing string of the well.
Target Completions, Llc
03/26/15
20150083420
 Method for optimizing conductivity in a hydraulic fracturing operation patent thumbnailnew patent Method for optimizing conductivity in a hydraulic fracturing operation
A method of distributing proppant in a spatial arrangement throughout a created or enlarged fracture by pumping into a subterranean formation penetrated by a well multiple stages of fracturing fluid wherein a fluid laden with proppant is pumped into the well and a fluid substantially free of proppant is then pumped into the well; the fluid of the fluid laden with proppant and the fluid substantially free of proppant being the same. Vertically extending pillars are created within the formation.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
03/26/15
20150083418
 Well stimulation methods and proppant patent thumbnailnew patent Well stimulation methods and proppant
A well stimulation method includes using a well formation containing fractures and placing proppant in the fractures. A plurality of individual particles of the proppant includes a core containing a swellable material.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
03/26/15
20150083405
 Method of conducting diagnostics on a subterranean formation patent thumbnailnew patent Method of conducting diagnostics on a subterranean formation
A method including providing sensors in injection and observation wells; increasing pressure within the injection well until a fracture extends from an initiation location through a portion of a subterranean formation to an intersection location in the observation well, wherein increasing pressure within the injection well comprises introducing fluid into the injection well; obtaining a measurement indicative of fracture initiation from the first sensor; determining a height of the fracture at the injection well; obtaining a measurement indicative of fracture intersection from the second sensor; determining a volume of fluid introduced between the fracture initiation and the fracture intersection; determining a distance between the initiation location and the intersection location; determining a time lapse between the fracture initiation and the fracture intersection; and using the determined values, calculating a hydraulic fracturing characteristic.. .
Shell Oil Company
03/26/15
20150083404
new patent

Determining proppant and fluid distribution


A method may include modeling a bulk electromagnetic (em) characteristic of a composite material including a fracturing fluid, a proppant, and a sensing additive. The method may further include generating a modeled propped fracture pattern for a subterranean formation having the composite material injected therein, and generating a three dimensional (3d) arrangement of cells based upon the bulk em characteristic and the modeled propped fracture pattern using an effective medium theory (emt) model, with each cell having a modeled localized em characteristic associated therewith.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
03/26/15
20150083398
new patent

Producing hydrocarbons


A method and apparatus for producing hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation. A first well is provided in the formation, the first well being separated by an isolating material into at least a first and second zone, the first zone being substantially isolated from the second zone.
Statoil Gulf Services Llc
03/26/15
20150083140
new patent

Mandibulomaxillary stabilization system


A mandibuiomaxillary fracture stabilization system, methods of forming the system, and methods of using the system are described. The system includes upper and lower splints that can be custom molded to fit the teeth of a patient and a locking mechanism that can temporarily lock the splints to one another.
Clemson University
03/19/15
20150082425

Securing accessible systems using base function encoding


Systems and techniques for securing accessible computer-executable program code and systems are provided. One or more base functions may be generated and blended with existing program code, such that it may be difficult or impossible for a potential attacker to distinguish the base functions from the existing code.
Irdeto Canada Corporation
03/19/15
20150080967

System for making a bone repair


A method and system is provided for repairing bone fractures at locations where high levels of stability are required. The system employs two plates to buttress a fracture from both the dorsal and volar sides.
Swiss Ortho, Llc
03/19/15
20150080638

Therapeutic magnetic pouch for pet collar


Disclosed is a therapeutic magnetic pouch for a pet collar. The device includes a pouch having an interior volume in which magnets can be placed.
03/19/15
20150079398

Fracture-resistant layered-substrates and articles including the same


Embodiments of a layered-substrate comprising a substrate and a layer disposed thereon, wherein the layered-substrate is able to withstand fracture when assembled with a device that is dropped from a height of at least 100 cm onto a drop surface, are disclosed. The layered-substrate may exhibit a hardness of at least about 10 gpa or at least about 20 gpa.
Corning Incorporated
03/19/15
20150078955

Method of producing austenitic iron/carbon/manganese steel sheets having a high strength and excellent toughness and being suitable for cold forming, and sheets thus produced


A hot-rolled austenitic iron/carbon/manganese steel sheet is provided. The strength of which is greater than 900 mpa, the product (strength (in mpa)×elongation at fracture (in %)) of which is greater than 45000 and the chemical composition of which includes, the contents being expressed by weight 0.5%≦c≦0.7%, 17%≦mn≦24%, si≦3%, al≦0.050%, s≦0.030%, p≦0.080% and n≦0.1%.
Arcelormittal France
03/19/15
20150078954

Method of producing austenitic iron/carbon/manganese steel sheets having a high strength and excellent toughness and being suitable for cold forming and sheets thus produced


A cold-rolled austenitic iron/carbon/manganese steel sheet is provided. The strength of which is greater than 950 mpa, the product (strength (in mpa)×elongation at fracture (in %)) of which is greater than 45000 and the chemical composition of which includes, the contents being expressed by weight 0.5%≦c≦0.7%, 17%≦mn≦24%, si≦3%, al≦0.050%, s≦0.030%, p≦0.080% and n≦0.1%.
Arcelormittal France
03/19/15
20150075797

Well treatment


Rapidly pulsed injection fracture acidizing. A method comprises rapidly pulsed injection of a high reactivity fracture treatment fluid mode or substage alternated with one or more low reactivity treatment fluid modes or substages..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
03/19/15
20150075791

Mandrel-less launch toe initiation sleeve (tis)


The present invention is a valve tool utilized for hydraulically fracturing multiple zones in an oil and gas well without perforating the cement casing. An oil/gas well completion method involves the use of a valve that is installed as part of the casing string of the well.
Target Completions, Llc
03/19/15
20150075787

Method for determining regions for stimulation along a wellbore within a hydrocarbon formation, and using such method to improve hydrocarbon recovery from the reservoir


A method for determining along a length of a wellbore situated in an underground hydrocarbon-containing formation, regions within the formation where injection of a fluid at a pressure above formation dilation pressure may be advantageous in stimulating production of oil into the wellbore. An initial information-gathering procedure is conducted prior to formation dilation/fracturing, wherein fluid is supplied under a pressure less than formation dilation or fracture pressure, to discrete intervals along the wellbore, and sensors measure and data is recorded regarding the ease of penetration of such fluid into the various regions of the formation.
03/19/15
20150075785

System and detecting screen-out using a fracturing valve for mitigation


A system and method for detecting screen-out using a fracturing valve for mitigation is disclosed herein. The fracture method can comprise fracturing a well using a fracturing valve, while a downhole pressure is less than a predetermined threshold.
Flowpro Well Technology A.s
03/19/15
20150075784

Phased stimulation methods


A method of stimulating a subterranean formation is provided. The method includes determining a final fracture spacing.
Shell Oil Company
03/19/15
20150075782

System and methods for treating subsurface formations containing fractures


Methods of treating hydrocarbon containing formations are described herein. A method for treating a mudstone formation includes providing a substantially horizontal or inclined wellbore to mudstone formation; providing acid to the portion of mudstone formation such that a size of the fractures is increased; and allowing hydrocarbons to flow through the fractures..
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System
03/19/15
20150075775

Method for determining regions for stimulation along two parallel adjacent wellbores in a hydrocarbon formation


A method for determining along relatively uniformly spaced apart parallel first and second wellbores situated in an underground hydrocarbon-containing formation, regions within the formation, including in particular regions between such wellbores, where injection of a fluid at a pressure above formation dilation pressure may be advantageous in stimulating production of oil into the second of the two wellbores, and subsequently injecting fluid at pressures above formation dilation pressures at the discrete regions along such wellbores determined to be in need. An initial information-gathering procedure is conducted, wherein fluid is supplied under a pressure less than formation dilation or fracture pressure, to discrete intervals along a first wellbore, and sensors in the second wellbore measure and data is recorded regarding the ease of penetration of such fluid into the various regions of the formation intermediate the two wellbores.
03/19/15
20150075677

Aluminum alloy sheet excellent in press-formability and shape fixability and production of same


An aluminum alloy sheet which has high strength enabling application to automobile body sheet and which is excellent in press-formability and shape fixability and a method of production of the same are provided. Aluminum alloy sheet having a composition of ingredients which contains mg, fe, and ti, restricts the impurity si to less than 0.20 mass %, and has a balance of al and unavoidable impurities and a metal structure with an average grain size of less than 15 μm and having second phase particles with a circle equivalent diameter of 3 μm or more in a number of less than 300/mm2 and having a tensile strength of 240 mpa or more, a yield strength of less than 130 mpa, an elongation of 30% or more, and a plane strain fracture limit at a strain rate of 20/sec of 0.20 or more..
Nippon Light Metal Company, Ltd.
03/19/15
20150075221

Method for cutting toughened glass plate


A method for cutting a strengthened glass sheet according to a first embodiment of the present invention includes: a step of collecting and scanning laser light in an intermediate layer, thereby forming a first reformed region along a first cutting-scheduled line; and a step of applying an external force to propagate a crack from the first reformed region as a start point in a thickness direction of the strengthened glass sheet, thereby dividing the strengthened glass sheet. In the step of forming the first reformed region, a width d1 (mm) of the first reformed region in the thickness direction is set to d1<2×103×kc2/{π×(ct)2} based on a fracture toughness kc (mpa·√m) of the strengthened glass sheet and the tensile stress ct (mpa) remaining in the intermediate layer..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited
03/12/15
20150073486

Bone plate


Bones fracture in any number of various ways and, in order to properly reduce a fracture, it may be necessary to place compression screws in any number of combinations along a bone plate to bring the various bone fragments together. A bone plate is provided with an optimal number and combination of threaded holes and non-threaded holes.
Emerge Medical, Inc.
03/12/15
20150073414

Intramedullary rod fixation system


A method for fixation of a fracture of a bone having an intramedullary canal. An intramedullary rod is inserted into the intramedullary canal of the bone, wherein the intramedullary rod includes at least one proximal hole and at least one distal hole.
03/12/15
20150072434

Methods for assessing risk of bone fracture


The invention generally relates to methods for assessing risk of bone fracture. In certain embodiments, methods of the invention involve a) conducting an assay to determine a characteristic of keratinized tissue obtained from a mammal, b) analyzing at least one bone-fracture risk factor associated with the mammal, and c) correlating results from steps (a) and (b), thereby assessing the risk of bone fracture of a bone of the mammal..
Crescent Diagnostics Limited
03/12/15
20150068746

Carbonate based slurry fracturing using solid acid for unconventional reservoirs


A method of using a slurry-like fracturing fluid for hydraulic fracturing in an unconventional reservoir: injecting the slurry-like fracturing fluid into the unconventional reservoir, the slurry-like fracturing fluid comprises a particulate portion and a slurry water, the particulate portion comprises a solid acid component, injecting the slurry-like fracturing fluid is operable to generate a network of fractures, the slurry-like fracturing fluid is operable to reduce a reservoir temperature from a resting reservoir temperature, permitting the slurry-like fracturing fluid to cure into a permeable bed, allowing the reservoir temperature to return to the resting reservoir temperature to trigger the hydrolysis of the solid acid, hydrolyzing the solid acid to produce a liquid acid, and stimulating the network of fractures with the liquid acid to increase permeability of the permeable bed in the network of fractures in the unconventional reservoir, the increased permeability operable to create a sweet spot.. .
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
03/12/15
20150068730

Breaking of frangible isolation elements


A down hole pressure isolation tool is placed in a pipe string and includes a pair of pressure discs having one side that is highly resistant to applied pressure and one side that ruptures when much lower pressures are applied to it. The weak sides of the pressure discs face each other.
03/12/15
20150068604

Spalling methods to form multi-junction photovoltaic structure


A method cleaving a semiconductor material that includes providing a germanium substrate having a germanium and tin alloy layer is present therein. A stressor layer is deposited on a surface of the germanium substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation
03/12/15
20150068293

Method and device for monitoring the malfunction of apu turbine vane fracture and rotor shaft jam


The present invention relates to a method and device for monitoring apu turbine vane fracture and rotor shaft jam. The method for monitoring apu turbine vane fracture and rotor shaft jam comprises: acquiring apu messages at multiple time points within a period; obtaining the operation parameters of the apu according to the apu messages, the operation parameters including at least the start time sta; calculating the average value avg and the deviation index δ of the start time sta within the period; and determining the circumstance of the turbine vane fracture and rotation shaft jam of apu is in stable phase, decline phase or malfunction phase according to the deviation index δ..
Air China Limited
03/05/15
20150067875

Securing accessible systems using variable dependent coding


Systems and techniques for securing accessible computer-executable program code and systems are provided. One or more base functions may be generated and blended with existing program code, such that it may be difficult or impossible for a potential attacker to distinguish the base functions from the existing code.
Irdeto Canada Corporation
03/05/15
20150067874

Securing accessible systems using cross-linking


Systems and techniques for securing accessible computer-executable program code and systems are provided. One or more base functions may be generated and blended with existing program code, such that it may be difficult or impossible for a potential attacker to distinguish the base functions from the existing code.
Irdeto Canada Corporation
03/05/15
20150066465

Method for exploiting a subsurface deposit comprising at least one geological outcrop by means of photogrammetry


The invention relates to a method for exploiting (exp) a subsurface deposit comprising at least one outcrop, the exploitation (exp) of the deposit is based on a geological model (mod) formed from a photogrammetry. The method reconstructs the geological outcrops in three dimensions (r3d) from photographs (pho), and interprets the geological elements thereof, such as the sedimentary surfaces, the geological facies, the fault lines and the fractures, the inclination of the beds, etc.
Ifp Energies Nouvelles
03/05/15
20150066446

Connection conditions for modeling fluid transport in a well system environment


In some aspects, flow path connection conditions are generated for a flow path intersection in a one-dimensional fluid flow model. The one-dimensional fluid flow model represents a flow of well system fluid in a well system environment.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
03/05/15
20150066095

Systems and methods for using polyaxial plates


Certain embodiments of the invention provide plates for treating periarticular fractures or other non-full body weight bearing applications that combine polyaxial fixation with a low profile and enhanced contouring that more closely conforms to bone. Such plates can be designed to achieve buttressing effect and/or to be used in a reinforcement mode.
Smith & Nephew, Inc.
03/05/15
20150066093

Proximal tibial posterior plateau locking compression plate


A proximal posterior tibial plateau locking compression plate is revealed. This locking compression plate mainly includes a fixing plate and a pressing head having at least one threaded fixing hole and bent forward from the fixing plate.
03/05/15
20150066085

Systems and methods for internal bone fixation


Internal bone fixation devices and methods for using the devices for repairing a weakened or fractured bone are disclosed herein. A device for use in repairing a fractured bone includes a delivery catheter having an elongated shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween, wherein the delivery catheter has an inner void for passage of at least one reinforcing material and an inner lumen for passage of a light source; a conformable member releasably engaging the distal end of the delivery catheter, wherein the conformable member moves from a deflated state to an inflated state when the at least one reinforcing material is delivered to the conformable member; and an adapter releasably engaging the proximal end of the delivery catheter for receiving the light source and the at least one reinforcing material..
Illuminoss Medical, Inc.
03/05/15
20150066029

Method of reinforcing a sternum after a sternotomy or a sternal fracture


A method for reinforcing a sternum after a sternotomy or a sternal fracture. The method includes i) applying a plurality of elongated members along at least one longitudinal lateral edge of the sternum, wherein the elongated members are each provided with a first connection part and a second connection part; ii) slidably joining a first connection part of a first elongated member with a second connection part of an adjacent preceding elongated member along the longitudinal lateral edge of the sternum; iii) slidably joining a second connection part of the first elongated member with a first connection part of an adjacent following elongated member along the same longitudinal lateral edge of the sternum; iv) fitting a projecting portion of one or more of said elongated members in an intercostal space adjacent to the longitudinal lateral edge of the sternum; and v) fixing the elongated members to the sternum..
Sic Brevetti S.r.l.
03/05/15
20150066028

Systems and methods for internal bone fixation


Internal bone fixation devices and methods for using the devices for repairing a weakened or fractured bone are disclosed herein. According to aspects illustrated herein, there is provided a device for repairing a fractured bone that includes a delivery catheter having an elongated shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween, the delivery catheter having an inner void for passing at least one reinforcing material, and an inner lumen for accepting a light pipe, wherein a distal end of the inner lumen terminates in an optical lens; a conformable member releasably engaging the distal end of the delivery catheter, the conformable member moving from a deflated state to an inflated state when the at least one reinforcing material is delivered to the conformable member; and an adapter releasably engaging the proximal end of the delivery catheter for receiving the light pipe and the at least one reinforcing material..
Illuminoss Medical, Inc.
03/05/15
20150065428

Method for articular cartilage and joint formation


The invention is a method of applying a joint inducing protein preferably bmp-9 or bmp-3 to an ossification center in order to create a joint, articular cartilage, or an endochondral cap. The ossification center may be one that occurs naturally such as in the case of amputation, wound healing or fracture, or, it may be artificially induced by the application of an ossification center inducing protein, which may include other bmp family proteins such as bmp-2, bmp-4 or bmp-7.
03/05/15
20150064557

Cathode active material including lithium transition metal phosphate particles, preparation method thereof, and lithium secondary battery including the same


Provided are a cathode active material including lithium transition metal phosphate particles, wherein the lithium transition metal phosphate particles include a first secondary particle formed by agglomeration of two or more first primary particles, and a second secondary particle formed by agglomeration of two or more second primary particles in the first secondary particle, and a method of preparing the same. Since the cathode active material according to an embodiment of the present invention may include first primary particles and second primary particles having different average particle diameters, the exfoliation of the cathode active material from a cathode collector may be minimized and performance characteristics, such as high output characteristics and an increase in available capacity, of a secondary battery may be further improved.
Lg Chem, Ltd.
03/05/15
20150063650

Identifying potential fracture treatment locations in a formation based on production potential


The present disclosure relates to identifying potential fracture treatment locations in a rock formation for oil and/or gas production based on production potential. One example method includes receiving internal imaging data of a core sample of a rock formation; generating a digital core sample model of the structure of the core sample based on the internal imaging data; analyzing the core sample model to determine the density distribution of a deposit in the core sample; and determining a production potential value from the density distribution of the deposit..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
03/05/15
20150061304

Vehicular handle device


An object of the present invention is to provide a vehicular handle device capable of preventing a fracture in an elastic piece, thereby ensuring that a shaft component 4 is prevented from coming off or becoming unmountable. Provided is a vehicular handle device including: a handle base 2 fixed to a vehicle and holding an operating handle 1; and a shaft component 4 inserted into and attached to a bearing portion 3 provided in the handle base 2.
Alpha Corporation
03/05/15
20150060635

Marine pod breakaway connection


A marine pod breakaway connection includes a breakaway connector connecting ends of a vertical shaft in an upper housing section and a vertical shaft in a lower housing section. The breakaway connector is configured to yield or fracture to allow the vertical shafts to separate during a breakaway condition when the lower housing section separates from the upper housing section.
Caterpillar Inc.
03/05/15
20150060626

Vehicle slide rail device


A vehicle slide rail device is provided. The slide rail device includes a locking portion 51 which forms a region that is located between the first supported portion 50a and the second supported portion 53 of the lock spring 50, a pressed portion 50b, which is pressed by the lock release lever 40, formed on a portion of the lock spring between the second supported portion and the locking portion 51 that is positioned closest to the first supported portion, and a fracture-inducing portion provided on a portion of the lock spring between the pressed portion and the locking portion that is positioned closest to the first supported portion of the lock spring..
Shiroki Corporation
03/05/15
20150060368

Treatment of gas well production wastewaters


A method of treating a wastewater is provided and can be used, for example, to treat a gas well production wastewater to form a wastewater brine. The method can involve crystallizing sodium chloride by evaporation of the wastewater brine with concurrent production of a liquor comprising calcium chloride solution.
Prochemtech International, Inc.
03/05/15
20150060068

Electrophilic acid gas-reactive fluid, proppant, and process for enhanced fracturing and recovery of energy producing materials


An electrophilic acid gas-reactive fracturing and recovery fluid, proppant, and process are detailed. The fluid expands in volume to provide rapid and controlled increases in pressure that enhances fracturing in subterranean bedrock for recovery of energy-producing materials.
Battelle Memorial Institute
03/05/15
20150060058

Method for performing a stimulation operation with proppant placement at a wellsite


A method of performing a stimulation operation at a wellsite is provided. The wellsite has a wellbore penetrating a formation having fractures therein.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
03/05/15
20150060053

Method for adaptive optimizing of heterogeneous proppant placement under uncertainty


Apparatus and methods for delivering and placing proppant to a subterranean formation fracture including identifying control variables and uncertain parameters of the proppant delivery and placement, optimizing a performance metric of the proppant delivery and placement under uncertainty, calculating sensitivity indices and ranking parameters according to a relative contribution in total variance for an optimized control variable, and updating a probability distribution for parameters, repeating optimizing comprising the probability distribution, and evaluating a risk profile of the optimized performance metric using a processor. Some embodiments may deliver proppant to the fracture using updated optimized values of control variables..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
02/26/15
20150057669

Three-dimensional structure produced from a material containing polyhydroxyalkanoate, kit for preparation of bone filler, and intramedullary rod


Provided is a material for preventing bone cement from leaking out from bone during packing of the bone cement into a bone fracture site. The bone cement can be prevented from leaking out from the bone by employing a three-dimensional structure produced from a material containing a polyhydroxyalkanoate, when packing the bone cement into the bone fracture site..
National University Corporation Nagoya University
02/26/15
20150057668

Joint distraction device for arthroscopic surgery


A joint distraction device for use in an arthroscopic surgery is provided. The device has a joint distraction mechanism, situated in between two bone fixation surfaces, and is capable of changing the relative distance between these two surfaces.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
02/26/15
20150057663

Intramedullary nail, system, and method with dynamic compression


The present invention describes an intramedullary nail for use in orthopedic surgery for the fixation of bone fractures and fusion sites. The nail employs one or more internal loaded springs, biocompatible elastic or rubber bands, or other mechanism that provides continuous dynamic compression across the healing site throughout the healing process.
02/26/15
20150056494

Separator with heat resistant insulation layer


A separator with a heat resistant insulation layer includes a porous substrate layer and a heat resistant insulation layer formed on one surface or both surfaces of the porous substrate layer and containing inorganic particles and a binder. The ratio of tensile strength in md direction×fracture strain in md direction to the tensile strength in td direction×fracture strain in rd direction is in a range from 0.3 to 20.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


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