US 9,810,056 B2
Environment-based telemetry system
Keith Batke, Spring, TX (US); and Matthew White, Spring, TX (US)
Assigned to Nabors Drilling Technologies USA, Inc., Houston, TX (US)
Filed by NABORS DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC., Houston, TX (US)
Filed on Feb. 27, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/633,176.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/946,470, filed on Feb. 28, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0247400 A1, Sep. 3, 2015
Int. Cl. E21B 47/12 (2012.01); E21B 47/18 (2012.01); E21B 44/00 (2006.01); E21B 47/06 (2012.01)
CPC E21B 47/12 (2013.01) [E21B 44/00 (2013.01); E21B 47/06 (2013.01); E21B 47/122 (2013.01); E21B 47/18 (2013.01); E21B 47/187 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A telemetry system for use with a bottom hole assembly (BHA) of a downhole drilling system, comprising:
a processor configured to
activate the telemetry system to transmit drilling information upon a determination by the processor that the BHA has changed from a horizontal position to a vertical position.