Patents by Inventor Muhammad ARSALAN

Muhammad ARSALAN 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: 11998988
    Abstract: Presented here are nanocomposites and rechargeable batteries. In certain embodiments, nanocomposites a nanocomposite is resistant to thermal runaway, and useful as an electrode material in rechargeable batteries that are safe, reliable, and stable when operated at high temperature and high pressure. The present disclosure also provides methods of preparing rechargeable batteries. For example, rechargeable batteries that include nanocomposites of the present disclosure as an electrode material have, in some embodiments, an enhanced performance and stability over a broad temperature range from room temperature to high temperatures. These batteries fill an important need by providing a safe and reliable power source for devices operated at high temperatures and pressures such as downhole equipment used in the oil industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Edreese Alsharaeh, Yasmin Mussa
  • Publication number: 20240167352
    Abstract: A woven sleeve includes a tubular member that includes circumferentially oriented fibers and axially oriented fibers. The tubular member is configured to adjust between a relaxed state in which the tubular member is positioned around a well tool and an extended state in which the tubular member is in tight contact with an outer surface of the well tool across substantially an entire inner surface of the tubular member to limit an extent to which the well tool can expand radially outward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Henrik Wanvik Clayborough, Jarl André Fellinghaug, Stian Marius Hansen
  • Publication number: 20240167366
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing power to a device of a downhole tool within a subterranean well during production operations include an energy harvesting system located within a tubular. The energy harvesting system has a turbine assembly with a turbine rotary member rotating relative to a turbine housing. A turbine magnetic array has a plurality of turbine magnets arranged in a ring shape. A power generator assembly has an input shaft assembly operable to provide a rotational energy to a power generator. A generator magnetic array of the input shaft assembly has a plurality of generator magnets arranged in a ring shape. A turbine sleeve surrounds the input shaft assembly, and forms a sealed barrier between the input shaft assembly and the turbine assembly. The turbine sleeve is formed entirely of a non-magnetic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicants: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, Wireless Instrumentation Systems AS
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Jarl André Fellinghaug, Henrik Clayborough, Stian Marius Hansen
  • Publication number: 20240125297
    Abstract: A method of handling a wind turbine is provided including a nacelle coupled via a yawing system to a tower for protection against high wind load, the method including: supplying a control signal to a yawing actuator of the yawing system, while the nacelle is in a first orientation; exerting, by the yawing actuator, a torque to the nacelle relative to the tower, thereby turning the nacelle to a second orientation being a downwind orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Martin Folmer Andersen, Soeren Trabjerg Brun, Thomas Esbensen, Carla Hagler, Muhammad Arsalan Khan, Oscar Ramirez Requeson, Ryan A. Sievers, Henrik Stensgaard Toft
  • Patent number: 11920469
    Abstract: A method of determining a fluid parameter includes receiving, by a processor and from a plurality of sensors coupled to a flexible tube, fluid information. The flexible tube includes a throat arranged in a first position with respect to a fixed end. The fluid information includes a strain or pressure at a first portion of the flexible tube and a strain or pressure at a second portion of the flexible tube. The method also includes determining a first fluid parameter of the fluid and transmitting, from the processor to a controller operationally coupled to the throat, second position information including a second position of the throat different than the first position. The method also includes receiving, with the throat in the second position, second fluid information and determining, based on the second fluid information, a second fluid parameter of the fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Sakethraman Mahalingam, Muhammad Arsalan, Jinjiang Xiao
  • Patent number: 11920424
    Abstract: A system including a bottom hole assembly and a ram positioned below a barrier of a well and methods for deploying the same are described. The ram is configured to secure the bottom hole assembly at an end of the bottom hole assembly to secure the bottom hole assembly within the well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Stian Marius Hansen, Jarl André Fellinghaug
  • Patent number: 11813674
    Abstract: Presented here are nanocomposites and electrochemical storage systems (e.g., rechargeable batteries and supercapacitors), which are resistant to thermal runaway and are safe, reliable, and stable electrode materials for electrochemical storage systems (e.g., rechargeable batteries and supercapacitors) operated at high temperature and high pressure, and methods of making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Edreese Alsharaeh, Nada Althubaiti, Zahra Bayhan, Yasmin Mussa
  • Patent number: 11777335
    Abstract: Embodiments provide systems and methods for creating and storing energy using the magnetohydrodynamic principle and the flow of a conductive fluid through a magnetic field downhole in a pipeline system. The system can also be configured to determine water holdup using the magnetohydrodynamic principle. The energy the system generates can be used to control electric valves and other electronic devices along the pipeline. The power storing and generating system can be configured to include permanent magnets, electrode pairs, isolation material, and a conductive flowing multiphase media. The multiphase media, i.e., oil, gas, water, or a mixture, flows through a pipeline that has electrodes in direct contact with the media and magnets also configured adjacent the media. The electrode pairs can be arranged inside of the pipeline opposite each other, with a permanent magnet placed between the electrodes and flush to the inside of the pipe, with flux lines perpendicular to the flow direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Frode Hveding, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Publication number: 20230280149
    Abstract: An apparatus for applying pressure to a pipe and measuring internal pressure. The apparatus including jacket disposed on the pipe, one or more of a first set of strain gauges disposed on a wall of the pipe, one or more of a second set of strain gauges disposed on the wall of the pipe, and a temperature sensor disposed on the wall of the pipe. The pipe has an inner diameter, an outer diameter, and a length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2022
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Applicants: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, Aramco Overseas Company UK Ltd
    Inventors: Sakethraman Mahalingam, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Publication number: 20230221460
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for constrained multi-phase virtual flow metering and forecasting is described. The method includes predicting instantaneous flow rates and forecasting future target flow rates and well dynamics. The method includes constructing a virtual sensing model trained using forecasted target flow rates and well dynamics. The method includes building a constrained forecasting model by combining unconstrained flow forecasting models, well dynamics models, and virtual sensing models, wherein the constrained forecasting model forecasts multi-phase flow rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Inventors: Tao Lin, Weichang Li, Muhammad Arsalan, Abdulla Al Sarraf
  • Patent number: 11698288
    Abstract: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method for remotely sensing vibration includes transmitting a collection of optical pulses through an optical fiber at a predetermined frequency, detecting a collection of backscattered Rayleigh traces from the optical fiber based on a vibration of the optical fiber at a vibration frequency at a location along the optical fiber, determining a normalized differential trace based on the collection of Rayleigh traces, determining, based on the normalized differential trace, the location in the optical fiber of the vibration, and determining, based on the raw Rayleigh traces, the vibration frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignees: Saudi Arabian Oil Company, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Frode Hveding, Islam Ashry, Mao Yuan, Mohd Sharizal Bin Alias, Boon Siew Ooi, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Patent number: 11686815
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method for air-writing character recognition includes: determining a position of an object in a monitoring space using a plurality of millimeter-wave radars, where each millimeter-wave radar of the plurality of millimeter-wave radars has a field of view, and where an intersection of the fields of view of the plurality of millimeter-wave radars forms the monitoring space; tracking the position of the object in the monitoring space over time using the plurality of millimeter-wave radars; determining a character symbol depicted by the tracked position of the object over time using a neural network (NN); and providing a signal based on the determined character symbol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Avik Santra, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Patent number: 11658286
    Abstract: Presented in the present disclosure are nanocomposites and rechargeable batteries which are resistant to thermal runaway and are safe, reliable, and stable electrode materials for rechargeable batteries operated at high temperature and high pressure. The nanocomposites include a plurality of transition metal oxide nanoparticles, a plurality of ultrathin sheets of a first two-dimensional (2D) material, and a plurality of ultrathin sheets of a different 2D material, which act in synergy to provide an improved thermal stability, an increased surface area, and enhanced electrochemical properties to the nanocomposites. For example, rechargeable batteries that include the nanocomposites as an electrode material have an enhanced performance and stability over a broad temperature range from room temperature to high temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Muhammad Arsalan, Edreese Alsharaeh, Yasmin Mussa, Faheem Ahmed
  • Publication number: 20230142742
    Abstract: Techniques include flowing a multiphase fluid from a hydrocarbon production well through a conduit; measuring, with an ultrasonic tomographic multiphase flow meter (UMM), ultrasonic waveforms generated by the UMM from the multiphase fluid; measuring properties of the multiphase fluid with fluid measurement sensors coupled to the conduit; identifying the ultrasonic waveforms and the properties with a machine-learning control system; determining multiphase fractions of the multiphase fluid from the one or more ultrasonic waveforms with a first ML model; determining a total flow rate of the multiphase fluid from the measured properties of the multiphase fluid with a second ML model; and determining a volumetric flow rate of a liquid phase or a gas phase based on the determined multiphase fraction and the determined total flow rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Inventors: Tao Lin, Weichang Li, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Patent number: 11644351
    Abstract: A multiphase flow measurement apparatus includes a tubular, a first microwave resonator, a second microwave resonator, and a coplanar waveguide resonator. The tubular includes a wall formed to define an inner bore configured to flow a multiphase fluid. The first microwave resonator has a first helical shape with a first longitudinal length and is configured to generate a first electric field that rotates. The second microwave resonator has a second helical shape with a second longitudinal length different from the first longitudinal length of the first microwave resonator and is configured to generate a second electric field that rotates. The first and second microwave resonators are mutually orthogonal to each other and cooperatively configured to measure a salinity of the multiphase fluid flowing through the inner bore. The coplanar waveguide resonator is configured to generate a third electric field to measure a flow rate of the multiphase fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignees: Saudi Arabian Oil Company, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Muhammad Akram Karimi, Muhammad Arsalan, Atif Shamim
  • Publication number: 20230114088
    Abstract: A system for controlling and optimizing hydrocarbon production may include sensors that capture sensor data pertaining to wellhead pressure values in a well. The system may also include a multiphase flow meter that captures production data pertaining to multiphase production flow rates of the well. The system may include an access module to access an estimated parameter value associated with a second time and a parameter that pertains to production. The estimated parameter value is predicted by a data-driven model for describing production fluid dynamics of the well, based on the sensor data and the production data obtained at a first time. The system includes a processor to update the data-driven model using a data assimilation algorithm and the production data received at the second time. The processor generates, using the updated data-driven model, an optimal control setting of a control tool for causing an adjustment to a production system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Applicants: Aramco Innovations LLC, SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Anton Gryzlov, Sergey Safonov, Muqbil Alkhalaf, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Patent number: 11614516
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method includes: receiving reflected radar signals with a millimeter-wave radar; generating a displacement signal indicative of a displacement of a target based on the reflected radar signals; filtering the displacement signal using a bandpass filter to generate a filtered displacement signal; determining a first rate indicative of a heartbeat rate of the target based on the filtered displacement signal; tracking a second rate indicative of the heartbeat rate of the target with a track using a Kalman filter; updating the track based on the first rate; and updating a setting of the bandpass filter based on the updated track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Avik Santra, Muhammad Arsalan, Christoph Will
  • Patent number: 11585891
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method includes: receiving radar signals with a millimeter-wave radar; generating range data based on the received radar signals; detecting a target based on the range data; performing ellipse fitting on in-phase (I) and quadrature (Q) signals associated with the detected target to generate compensated I and Q signals associated with the detected target; classifying the compensated I and Q signals; when the classification of the compensated I and Q signals correspond to a first class, determining a displacement signal based on the compensated I and Q signals, and determining a vital sign based on the displacement signal; and when the classification of the compensated I and Q signals correspond to a second class, discarding the compensated I and Q signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Avik Santra, Muhammad Arsalan, Christoph Will
  • Publication number: 20230004697
    Abstract: A method may include obtaining, from various sensors, acquired sensor data regarding various multiphase flows in a multiphase flow meter that are sampled at a predetermined sampling frequency. The acquired sensor data may describe various transient signals that correspond to various gas droplets. The method may further include generating, based on the acquired sensor data, a flow model for the multiphase flow meter. The method may further include updating the flow model to produce a first updated flow model using simulated flow data. The method may further include updating the first updated flow model to produce a second updated flow model using simulated sensor data. The second updated flow model may be used to determine one or more flow rates within a multiphase flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicants: Aramco Innovations LLC, SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Anton Gryzlov, Sergey Safonov, Muqbil Alkhalaf, Muhammad Arsalan
  • Patent number: 11519767
    Abstract: A flow measurement assembly that includes a production string and a flow meter fluidically coupled to the production string. The flow meter includes a variable Venturi tube attached to and configured to flow production fluid received from the production string. The variable Venturi tube includes an end fixed to the production string and at least one Venturi throat. The flow meter also includes an actuator configured to move the variable Venturi tube with respect to the fixed end. The flow meter includes a processor communicatively coupled sensors coupled to the variable Venturi tube. The processor determines, based on a first fluid parameter and the second fluid parameter received from the sensors, at least one of a mass flow rate of the production fluid, a density of the production fluid, a viscosity of the production fluid, or a coefficient of discharge of the production fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Sakethraman Mahalingam, Muhammad Arsalan