Patents by Inventor Christian Perol

Christian Perol 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: 9033617
    Abstract: The invention relates to a structure for transporting, installing, and dismantling a deck (1) of an off-shore exploitation rig, for installing, and dismantling this deck (1) on at least one supporting column, characterized in that it comprises two transport barges (20) and means (30) for supporting and raising the deck (1), temporarily connected to said deck and to said barges and configured to be supported by these barges for supporting said deck between said barges and a method for transporting, installing, and dismantling the deck (1) using the structure for transporting, installing, and dismantling the deck (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: TECHNIP FRANCE
    Inventors: Christian Perol, Marc Cahay
  • Publication number: 20120110819
    Abstract: A structure for transporting, installing and dismantling a deck (1) of an off-shore exploitation rig, for installing and dismantling this deck (1) on at least one supporting column. Two transport barges. Apparatus for supporting and raising the deck (1), independent of the deck on the one hand and independent of the barges on the other hand, and the apparatus able to be supported by the barges for supporting the deck between the barges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventors: Christian Perol, Marc Cahay
  • Patent number: 7934887
    Abstract: A complementary locking system for locking legs to the deck of a jack-up offshore drilling platform is disabled. The system includes at each leg, at least one assembly comprising plates forming two counter-racks that engage with a leg rack and, on one side of the plates, at least one internal element for connecting the internal edges of the plates, at least one external element for connecting the external edges of the plates and at least one intermediate member for connecting said at least one internal element to said at least one external element. Methods of installing said complementary locking system on the legs of a jack-up offshore drilling platform are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Assignee: Technip France
    Inventors: Pierre-Armand Thomas, Christian Perol, Marc Cahay
  • Publication number: 20080279637
    Abstract: The invention relates to a complementary locking system for locking legs to the deck of a jack-up offshore drilling platform. The inventive system comprises the following elements at each leg, namely: at least one assembly comprising plates forming two counter-racks which are intended to be engaged with a leg rack and, on one side of the plates, at least one internal element for connecting the internal edges of the plates, at least one external element for connecting the external edges of the plates and at least one intermediate member for connecting said at least one internal element to said at least one external element. The invention also relates to methods of installing said complementary locking system on the legs of a jack-up offshore drilling platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2006
    Publication date: November 13, 2008
    Inventors: Pierre-Armand Thomas, Christian Perol, Marc Cahay