Patent Number: 7,086,472

Title: Device and method of collecting solids from a well

Abstract: Exemplary embodiments include a method and a device for temporary storage of solid particles such as drill cuttings from a hole section for surface casing in a wellbore. In certain embodiments, the device having at least one collecting device placed on the seabed near a template over the mouth of a well. When the receptacle element in the collecting device is to be emptied, the collecting device is brought up to and on board a vessel on the surface of the sea.

Inventors: Incoronato; Arne (N-4056, Tananger, NO)


International Classification: E21B 29/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018