Patents by Inventor Manuel Marya

Manuel Marya 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).

  • Publication number: 20210321521
    Abstract: Thermally induced graphene sensing circuitry and methods for producing circuits from such thermally induced circuits are presented in conjunction with applications to hydrocarbon exploration and production, and related subterranean activities. The thermally induced graphene circuity advantageously brings electrically interconnections otherwise absent on oilfield service tools, enabling components and tools to become smart.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Alireza Zolfaghari, Srinand Karuppoor
  • Patent number: 11141787
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for a method of making a part using powder metallurgy and material extrusion. The method includes forming a mold of a first material using material extrusion. The method includes depositing a second material within the mold. The second material is deposited as a powder. The method includes compacting the second material within the mold, and heating the mold and the second material within the mold. During the heating, the mold is separated from the material by melting, evaporating, or burning of the first material, and the second material is sintered. Also provided for are parts made by the method and a system for making such parts. The system includes a material extrusion head and a powder deposition head. Each head is articulable along three axes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Srinand Karuppoor, Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20210222787
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for a valve including a surface movably engaged with another surface. A coating is on the surface and is characterized by: a CoF of less than 0.1; a hardness in excess of 1,200 HVN; impermeability to liquids at pressures ranging from 15 and 20,000 psi; a surface finish of 63 or less; and a thickness ranging from 0.5 to 20 mils. The disclosure provides for material constructions including a continuous phase, including a transition metal, and a discontinuous phase, including a solid dry lubricant. The disclosure also provides for a method of depositing a coating that includes depositing a first layer of a coating onto a surface using electroplating, electroless plating, thermal spraying, or cladding, and then depositing a second layer of the coating onto a surface of the first layer using sputtering, ion beam, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, cathodic arc, or chemical vapor deposition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Ronald Manson, Christian Meade
  • Patent number: 11002701
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for apparatus, including coated parts, where a base material of the part is coated with a multilayer coating. The multilayer coating includes at least three layers, including at least two electrically conductive layers. Also provided is a method for making apparatus, which includes providing a part and applying a multilayer coating to the base material of the part. Further provided is a method of monitoring and diagnosing a condition of a coated part. The method includes providing a coated part having a multilayer coating on a base material, measuring an electrical response of the multilayer coating, and correlating the electrical response with a condition of the multilayer coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: CAMERON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Ronald Manson, Christian Meade
  • Patent number: 10995871
    Abstract: A valve including a surface movably engaged with another surface. A coating is on the surface. The surface can have a CoF of less than 0.1; a hardness in excess of 1,200 HVN; impermeability to liquids at pressures ranging from 15 and 20,000 psi; a surface finish of 63 or less; and a thickness ranging from 0.5 to 20 mils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: CAMERON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Ronald Manson, Christian Meade
  • Publication number: 20210108294
    Abstract: An environmentally resistant alloy is disclosed having a transition metal that upon being included in the Ni Cr Al alloy causes no liquid phases below 1310° C., creates over 45% of a gamma phase above 900° C. up to 1310° C., creates over 30% comprised of a gamma prime phase between 450° C. and 600° C., and wherein the gamma prime phase is characterized by a formula (Ni,Co)x(Cr,Al,Mo)y wherein x and y are integers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventor: Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20210071306
    Abstract: Artificial lift pump components such as couplings are disclosed, all having a body formed from a selected material, the body having an inner diameter and an outer diameter, a first surface treatment introducing carbon, nitrogen, boron into the material to form a first and hard layer, and a second layer defined as an deposited coating to the first layer that is also made of a carbon, nitrogen, or boron and is further characterized as being ceramic like (hard) and having a low-friction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Bing Han, Manuel Marya, Yuteng Liang
  • Publication number: 20200407852
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for anti-scale deposition coatings for use on surface, such as on oilfield parts. The coating includes a first, sublayer of a metal, ceramic, or metal-ceramic composite, which is characterized in having a hardness in excess of 35 HRC. The coating includes a second, top layer over the first layer, that is a polymer. A surface of the first layer may be conditioned to have a roughened or patterned topology for receipt of and adherence with the at least one top layer. The first layer may provide the coating with hardness, and the at least one top layer may provide the coating with low-friction and anti-scale properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Virendra Singh
  • Publication number: 20200406357
    Abstract: Wear resistant self-lubricating additive manufacturing parts and part features are disclosed in use with oilfield service operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Srinand Karuppoor
  • Patent number: 10830014
    Abstract: A downhole tool includes a compact heat source including an inner housing having thermal insulation. The compact heat source includes an electrically activated heat source disposed in the inner housing and configured to receive electrical energy to generate first thermal energy. Additionally, the compact heat source includes active metal exothermic materials disposed in the inner housing and configured to receive the first thermal energy from the electrically activated heat source to initiate a first exothermic reaction in the active metal exothermic materials that generates second thermal energy. Further, the compact heat source includes a thermite material disposed in the inner housing. The thermite material is configured to receive the second thermal energy from the first exothermic reaction and ignite a second exothermic reaction of the thermite material to generate third thermal energy. Additionally, the compact heat source is configured to output the third thermal energy out of the inner housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Manuel Marya
  • Patent number: 10746014
    Abstract: A method and a system for monitoring a condition of an elastic element used in a downhole tool are provided. The method comprises acquiring an output signal from a flexible-type sensor installed in the elastic element, the sensor sensing at least one of strain and stress of the elastic element, and estimating a condition of the elastic element based on the output signal from the sensor. The system comprises a flexible-type sensor installed in the elastic element, the sensor sensing at least one of strain and stress of the elastic element and a processor to acquire an output signal from the sensor and estimate a condition of the elastic element based on the output signal from the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaei Ito, Manuel Marya, Tsutomu Yamate, Osamu Osawa
  • Publication number: 20200141890
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for apparatus, including coated parts, where a base material of the part is coated with a multilayer coating. The multilayer coating includes at least three layers, including at least two electrically conductive layers. Also provided is a method for making apparatus, which includes providing a part and applying a multilayer coating to the base material of the part. Further provided is a method of monitoring and diagnosing a condition of a coated part. The method includes providing a coated part having a multilayer coating on a base material, measuring an electrical response of the multilayer coating, and correlating the electrical response with a condition of the multilayer coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Ronald Manson, Christian Meade
  • Publication number: 20200141509
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for a valve including a surface movably engaged with another surface. A coating is on the surface and is characterized by: a CoF of less than 0.1; a hardness in excess of 1,200 HVN; impermeability to liquids at pressures ranging from 15 and 20,000 psi; a surface finish of 63 or less; and a thickness ranging from 0.5 to 20 mils. The disclosure provides for material constructions including a continuous phase, including a transition metal, and a discontinuous phase, including a solid dry lubricant. The disclosure also provides for a method of depositing a coating that includes depositing a first layer of a coating onto a surface using electroplating, electroless plating, thermal spraying, or cladding, and then depositing a second layer of the coating onto a surface of the first layer using sputtering, ion beam, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, cathodic arc, or chemical vapor deposition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Manuel Marya, Ronald Manson, Christian Meade
  • Publication number: 20200114427
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for a method of making a part using powder metallurgy and material extrusion. The method includes forming a mold of a first material using material extrusion. The method includes depositing a second material within the mold. The second material is deposited as a powder. The method includes compacting the second material within the mold, and heating the mold and the second material within the mold. During the heating, the mold is separated from the material by melting, evaporating, or burning of the first material, and the second material is sintered. Also provided for are parts made by the method and a system for making such parts. The system includes a material extrusion head and a powder deposition head. Each head is articulable along three axes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Srinand Karuppoor, Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20200040692
    Abstract: A method includes fitting an elastomeric component about a perimeter surface of a tool that includes a longitudinal axis, the elastomeric component including carbon-based nanoplatelets in an elastomeric matrix; and tripping the tool into a bore in a geologic formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Jushik Yun, Xiaohong Ren, Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20200001358
    Abstract: A consolidated material formed by powder metallurgy is provided. The consolidated material includes particles of a first component consolidated with particles of a second component. The first component is a transition metal selected from group 4, group 5, group 6, or group 7 of the periodic table of the elements, or an alloy thereof. The second component is a solid lubricant. Also provided is a method of making the consolidated material and articles made from the consolidated material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Manuel Marya
  • Patent number: 10443339
    Abstract: A bore tool can include a component that includes a longitudinal axis and a perimeter surface disposed at one or more radii from the longitudinal axis; and an elastomeric component disposed about the perimeter surface where the elastomeric component includes an elastomeric material that includes carbon-based nanoplatelets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jushik Yun, Xiaohong Ren, Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20190249540
    Abstract: A method and a system for monitoring a condition of an elastic element used in a downhole tool are provided. The method comprises acquiring an output signal from a flexible-type sensor installed in the elastic element, the sensor sensing at least one of strain and stress of the elastic element, and estimating a condition of the elastic element based on the output signal from the sensor. The system comprises a flexible-type sensor installed in the elastic element, the sensor sensing at least one of strain and stress of the elastic element and a processor to acquire an output signal from the sensor and estimate a condition of the elastic element based on the output signal from the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Masaei Ito, Manuel Marya, Tsutomu Yamate, Osamu Osawa
  • Publication number: 20190228879
    Abstract: A method includes depositing a polymeric electrical insulation layer about at least a portion of a length of an electrical conductor that includes copper, depositing a barrier layer, which includes a sol-gel layer, about at least a portion of the polymeric electrical insulation layer to form at least a portion of a coated electrical conductor, and forming a submersible component that includes at least a portion of the coated electrical conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Jushik Yun, Manuel Marya
  • Publication number: 20190144975
    Abstract: Alloys and processes for making and using same. In some examples, an alloy can include greater than 50 wt % to less than 65 wt % bismuth; greater than 35 wt % to less than 50 wt % tin; about 0.01 wt % to about 2.5 wt % indium; and at least one of: about 0.01 wt % to about 2.5 wt % antimony, about 0.01 wt % to about 0.5 wt % gallium, about 0.01 wt % to about 4 wt % zinc, and about 0.01 wt % to about 2.5 wt % chromium, with all weight percent values based on a total weight of the alloy. In other examples, an alloy can include greater than 50 wt % to less than 65 wt % bismuth; greater than 35 wt % to less than 50 wt % tin; about 0.01 wt % to about 2.5 wt % indium, and less than 1 wt % of lead, with all weight percent values based on a total weight of the alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventor: Manuel Marya