Pioneer Natural Resource Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Pioneer Natural Resource has a total of 29 patents globally, out of which 17 have been granted. Of these 29 patents, more than 27% patents are active. The United States of America is where Pioneer Natural Resource has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Canada and Italy. Parallelly, the United States of America seems to be the main focused R&D centre and also is the origin country of Pioneer Natural Resource.

Pioneer Natural Resource was founded in the year 1997 by T. Boone Pickens. The company operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company engages in onshore oil and gas drilling, exploration and production in the United States. As of December 2022, the market cap of Pioneer Natural Resource is $ 52.30 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Pioneer Natural Resource which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Pioneer Natural Resource patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Pioneer Natural Resource patent portfolio.

How many patents does the founder and CEO of Pioneer Natural Resource have?

The founder T. Boone Pickens has 0 patent and CEO Scott D. Sheffield has 0 patent.

How many patents does Pioneer Natural Resource have?

Pioneer Natural Resource has a total of 29 patents globally. These patents belong to 12 unique patent families. Out of 29 patents, 8 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Pioneer Natural Resource File Every Year?

Pioneer Natural Resource Patents Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantPioneer Natural Resource Applications FiledPioneer Natural Resource Patents Granted
202111
20201
20192
201863
20172
201621
201531
201411
201362
20121
201111

How many Pioneer Natural Resource patents are Alive/Dead?

Pioneer Natural Resource Patents Portfolio

How Many Patents did Pioneer Natural Resource File in Different Countries?

Pioneer Natural Resource Worldwide Patents

Countries in which Pioneer Natural Resource Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America16
Canada3
Italy1
Mexico1
Germany1
Australia1
Europe1

 

Where are the Research Centres of Pioneer Natural Resource Patents Located?

Research Centres of Pioneer Natural Resource Patents

10 Best Pioneer Natural Resource Patents

US8016032B2 is the most popular patent in the Pioneer Natural Resource portfolio. It has received 35 citations so far from companies like Halliburton Energy Services, Ncs Oilfield Services, and Baker Hughes.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Pioneer Natural Resource:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US8016032B235
US6587791B214
WO2018201114A113
US8418755B26
US20190249516A15
US20190120013A15
US10802171B24
US10401512B14
US10100605B23
US9051813B23

How many inventions of other companies were rejected due to Pioneer Natural Resource patents?

The statistics below share strategic R&D insights. It tells the companies that were trying to protect inventions similar to Pioneer Natural Resource invention. They couldn’t because Pioneer Natural Resource had protected those before them.

Examiners at the USPTO referred 8 Pioneer Natural Resource patents in 19 rejections (35 USC § 102 or 35 USC § 103 types).

The top citing companies in the Pioneer Natural Resource patent portfolio are Halliburton Energy Services, Superior Energy Services, and Landmark Graphics Corporation.

List of the Companies whose Patents were rejected citing Pioneer Natural Resource –

CompanyNumber of Patent Applications that faced Rejection Citing Pioneer Natural Resource PatentsNumber of Rejections (102 & 103)
Halliburton Energy Services24
Superior Energy Services11
Landmark Graphics Corporation11
Baker Hughes22
Saudi Arabian Oil11
ExxonMobil12
Wells Fargo13
Aramco Overseas Company14
Individual11

What Percentage of Pioneer Natural Resource US Patent Applications were Granted?

Pioneer Natural Resource (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 12 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 11 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 91.67%.

Below are the key stats of Pioneer Natural Resource patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Pioneer Natural Resource?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Arnold & Saunders5100.00%
Blank Rome Houston General475.00%
Charles Saron Knobloch2100.00%
Hulsey1100.00%

List of Pioneer Natural Resource Patents

Pioneer Natural Resource PatentTitle
US11125022B2Method For Predicting Drill Bit Wear
US10802171B2High Resolution Seismic Data Derived From Pre-Stack Inversion And Machine Learning
US10401512B1Micro seismic Density Volume Estimation
US10145207B2Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
US10100605B2Differential Safety Valve
US9982509B2Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
US9404353B2Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
US9051813B2Well Treatment Apparatus, System, And Method
US8434550B2Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
US8418755B2Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
US8016032B2Well Treatment Device, Method And System
US6587791B2System And Method For Assigning Exploration Risk To Seismic Attributes
US20210363833A1Method For Predicting Drill Bit Wear
US20190249516A1Low Pressure Reservoir Composite Plug Drill Out
US20190168271A1Reduced Emissions Method Of Cleaning Hydrocarbon Separator And Storage Tanks
US20190120013A1Differential Safety Valve
EP2895686B1Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
WO2018201114A1High Resolution Seismic Data Derived From Pre-Stack Inversion And Machine Learning
WO2015112714A1Differential Safety Valve
WO2014043164A4Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
WO2007035745A3Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
WO2003032008A3System And Method For Assigning Exploration Risk To Seismic Attributes
DE602013028231T2Borehole Treatment Device, Method And System
ITCO2002000003A1Dryer For Decanters Bottles Glasses Jars And Jars
CA2937834CDifferential Safety Valve
CA2623100CWell Treatment Device, Method, And System
CA2923797A1Well Treatment Device, Method, And System
MX252641BSystem And Method To Assess Exploration Risk By Seismic Attributes.
AU2002347811A1System And Method For Assigning Exploration Risk To Seismic Attributes

What are Pioneer Natural Resource’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Pioneer Natural Resource?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Pioneer Natural Resource in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Pioneer Natural Resource thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Pioneer Natural Resource’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on December 23, 2022

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