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Publication numberUS3706344 B1
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 9, 1985
Filing dateOct 15, 1970
Priority dateOct 15, 1970
Publication numberUS 3706344 B1, US 3706344B1, US-B1-3706344, US3706344 B1, US3706344B1
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet

US 3706344 B1
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Classifications
International ClassificationE21B43/116, E21B43/00, E21B43/1185, E21B43/11, E21B43/14
Cooperative ClassificationE21B43/11855, E21B43/14, E21B43/116
European ClassificationE21B43/116, E21B43/1185D, E21B43/14
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Aug 28, 1986ASAssignment
Owner name: HALLIBURTON COMPANY
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May 16, 1986ASAssignment
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May 16, 1986AS02Assignment of assignor's interest
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Effective date: 19850928
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Jul 9, 1985B1Reexamination certificate first reexamination
Mar 8, 1984AS02Assignment of assignor's interest
Owner name: PEABODY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, GALION, OH A DE
Owner name: VANN, ROY R, SR.
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Feb 14, 1984RRRequest for reexamination filed
Effective date: 19831125
Feb 22, 1982ASAssignment
Owner name: GEO VANN, INC. A CORP. OF NEW MEXICO
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Effective date: 19820217