Apparatus and method for recovering fluids from a well and/or injecting fluids into a well

  • US 8,122,948 B2
  • Filed: 04/27/2010
  • Issued: 02/28/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/31/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A christmas tree of an oil or gas well, comprising:

  • a tree body having a production bore;

    a lateral branch having a branch bore forming part of a first flowpath to and from the production bore;

    a choke body disposed on the lateral branch, the choke body having a choke bore communicating with the branch bore to form a part of the first flowpath or a second flowpath with an export line; and

    a diverter having an internal passage, a part of the diverter being locatable in a diverter bore either in the lateral branch or choke body, the internal passage communicating with either the first or second flowpaths via the diverter bore.

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