Patents by Inventor Phillip Rivera, Jr.

Phillip Rivera, Jr. 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: 20150184466
    Abstract: An improved system and method for moving a drilling rig is described herein. In one embodiment, the system can comprise a lift cylinder maneuverable in a longitudinal direction, a casing having a portion of lift cylinder attached at the center of the casing, and an anchor where a top portion of the anchor is connected to the bottom portion of the lift cylinder. The casing can be mateable at the bottom portion of a drilling rig. The walking system can further comprise a pair of traverse cylinders mounted on opposite sides of the anchor and a skid pad, on which a portion of the traverse cylinder is connected. The traverse cylinder can be maneuverable in a lateral direction. The skid pad can be connected to the bottom portion of the mounting plate. Furthermore, the skid pad can be capable of supporting the weight of the drilling rig.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: Phillip Rivera, SR., Phillip Rivera, JR.
  • Publication number: 20130305632
    Abstract: A system and method for erecting a drilling rig is disclosed herein. A system for erecting a drilling rig can comprise a substructure comprising a base platform. Additionally, the rig can comprise a modular rig mast comprising a plurality of sections, the plurality of sections comprising a first section, and the rig mast mountable to the substructure. Lastly, the rig can comprise a first one or more lifting means, the one or more lifting means each having a first end connected to the rig mast and a second end connected to the structure, the lifting means capable of lifting the rig mast from a horizontal position to a vertical position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Inventors: Phillip Rivera, Sr., Phillip Rivera, Jr.