Patent Number: 6,310,829

Title: Method and apparatus for improved communication in a wellbore utilizing acoustic signals

Abstract: A method and apparatus for acoustically actuating wellbore tools using two-way acoustic communication is disclosed.

Inventors: Green; Robert R. (Houston, TX), Harrell; John W. (Spring, TX)

Assignee: Baker Hughes Incorporated

International Classification: E21B 23/04 (20060101); E21B 47/18 (20060101); E21B 23/00 (20060101); E21B 47/12 (20060101); H04H 009/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018