Patent Number: 7,131,494

Title: Screen and method having a partial screen wrap

Abstract: The present invention provides a screen for a well that utilizes a partial screen wrapping used to advantage with side conduits (e.g., alternate flowpaths), control lines, intelligent completions devices, and the like. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided to comply with the rules requiring an abstract that will allow a searcher or other reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter of the technical disclosure. It is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims.

Inventors: Bixenman; Patrick W. (Holywood, IE), Johnson; Craig D. (Montgomery, TX), Danos; Jake A. (Youngsville, LA), Hackworth; Matthew R. (Bartlesville, OK)

Assignee: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

International Classification: E21B 43/08 (20060101); E21B 43/117 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00