Global Patent Index - EP 1083297 A2

EP 1083297 A2 20010314 - Apparatus for freeing an object underground, and the application of such apparatus

Title (en)

Apparatus for freeing an object underground, and the application of such apparatus

Title (de)

Gerät zum Lösen eines sich im Erdreich befindenden Gegenstandes und die Verwendung dieses Geräts

Title (fr)

Appareil de dégagement d'un objet enterré et l'application d'un tel appareil

Publication

EP 1083297 A2 20010314 (EN)

Application

EP 00203119 A 20000911

Priority

NL 1013025 A 19990910

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to a method for freeing an object underground, such as a pipe or a drilling rod used for horizontal drilling. The apparatus according to the invention comprises a body (1) having an opening for receiving the object (A) to be freed. The body is provided in the circumferential direction of object (A) with soil material-loosening means (3). These soil material-loosening means (3) are for example nozzles through which an aqueous solution is spurted. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

E21B 31/03

IPC 8 full level

E21B 31/00 (2006.01); E21B 31/03 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

E21B 31/00 (2013.01); E21B 31/03 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1083297 A2 20010314; EP 1083297 A3 20030326; NL 1013025 C2 20010313

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 00203119 A 20000911; NL 1013025 A 19990910