Patents Assigned to The Reynoir Company
  • Patent number: 4294331
    Abstract: Improvements in a system for escaping from an offshore drilling or production platform in an emergency situation which includes a stable floating structure forming a safe haven anchored near but at a safe distance from the platform, an aerial cableway extending between the platform and the haven, and a personnel carrier movable along the cableway. The principal improvement is that the haven is a semi-submersible structure for increased stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 1979
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1981
    Assignee: The Reynoir Company
    Inventors: Ronald H. Reynoir, Robert A. Flautt, Clyde M. Leavitt
  • Patent number: 4203504
    Abstract: Improved method and system for escaping from an offshore drilling or production platform in an emergency situation. A stable buoyant structure is floated and anchored in a fixed position nearby but at a safe distance from the platform. The structure is constructed to form a safe haven and is connected to the platform by an aerial cableway along which a personnel carrier is movable in either direction. Preferably the haven is in the form of a self-propelled vessel provided with a helicopter platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 20, 1980
    Assignee: The Reynoir Company
    Inventors: Ronald H. Reynoir, Robert A. Flautt, Clyde M. Leavitt