Patents by Inventor Michael L. Snoddy

Michael L. Snoddy 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: 4885540
    Abstract: Porosity logs of continuous core are generated using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Core containing naturally-occurring fluids is conveyed between poles of a magnet for NMR analysis. The NMR measures porosity and preferably oil and water saturation and even porosity distribution in the reservoir rock at intervals along the core. The core conveyor, the NMR, and data collection and display are controlled by a processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 1988
    Date of Patent: December 5, 1989
    Assignee: Amoco Corporation
    Inventors: Michael L. Snoddy, Houston B. Mount, II
  • Patent number: 4854163
    Abstract: A core trough is driven by drive means along a path adjacent analysis means for preliminary analysis of sectioned core taken during stratigraphic exploration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1989
    Assignee: Amoco Corporation
    Inventors: Houston B. Mount, II, Michael L. Snoddy