Patents by Inventor Brandon B. Shirley

Brandon B. Shirley has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10233714
    Abstract: A wellhead hanger assembly is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a wellhead hanger, a running tool coupled to the wellhead hanger, and a torque sleeve positioned to transmit torque from the running tool to the wellhead hanger. The running tool can be in castellated engagement with the torque sleeve via a first set of castellations and mating slots, and the wellhead hanger can be in castellated engagement with the torque sleeve via a second set of castellations and mating slots. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Cameron International Corporation
    Inventors: Shuang Yong Cheah, Choon Keat Lai, Haw Keat Lim, Brandon B. Shirley
  • Publication number: 20170350223
    Abstract: An adjustable fracturing system is provided. The system includes an adjustment joint configured to be varied in length to facilitate coupling of a fracturing manifold to a fracturing tree. In one embodiment, the system may also include the fracturing manifold and the fracturing tree. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Kirk P. Guidry, James D. Cavanagh, Brandon B. Shirley
  • Patent number: 9689229
    Abstract: Rotating mandrel casing hangers are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a casing hanger having a lower end configured to engage a casing string and a running tool configured to engage the casing hanger. The system is configured to facilitate rotation of the casing hanger within a casing head to rotate the casing string while cementing the casing string within a well. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Cameron International Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hanson, James D. Cavanagh, Michael F. Levert, Jr., Brandon B. Shirley, Kyle A. Sommerfeld, Timothy W. Lim, Adam J. Christopherson
  • Publication number: 20170167218
    Abstract: A wellhead hanger assembly is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a wellhead hanger, a running tool coupled to the wellhead hanger, and a torque sleeve positioned to transmit torque from the running tool to the wellhead hanger. The running tool can be in castellated engagement with the torque sleeve via a first set of castellations and mating slots, and the wellhead hanger can be in castellated engagement with the torque sleeve via a second set of castellations and mating slots. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Shuang Yong Cheah, Choon Keat Lai, Haw Keat Lim, Brandon B. Shirley
  • Patent number: 9631469
    Abstract: An adjustable fracturing system (10) is provided. The system includes an adjustment joint (60, 62, 64, 130, 170, 224) configured to be varied in length to facilitate coupling of a fracturing manifold (22) to a fracturing tree (20). In one embodiment, the system may also include the fracturing manifold and the fracturing tree. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Camerson International Corporation
    Inventors: Kirk P. Guidry, James D. Cavanagh, Brandon B. Shirley
  • Publication number: 20140311753
    Abstract: Rotating mandrel casing hangers are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a casing hanger having a lower end configured to engage a casing string and a running tool configured to engage the casing hanger. The system is configured to facilitate rotation of the casing hanger within a casing head to rotate the casing string while cementing the casing string within a well. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hanson, James D. Cavanagh, Michael F. Levert, JR., Brandon B. Shirley, Kyle A. Sommerfeld, Timothy W. Lim, Adam J. Christopherson
  • Publication number: 20140246211
    Abstract: An adjustable fracturing system (10) is provided. The system includes an adjustment joint (60, 62, 64, 130, 170, 224) configured to be varied in length to facilitate coupling of a fracturing manifold (22) to a fracturing tree (20). In one embodiment, the system may also include the fracturing manifold and the fracturing tree. Additional systems, devices, and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Inventors: Kirk P. Guidry, James D. Cavanagh, Brandon B. Shirley