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11/13/14
20140336436
 Treatment of aromatic hydrocarbon stream patent thumbnailTreatment of aromatic hydrocarbon stream
The invention is directed to a process of contacting at least one zeolite, selected from the mww family of zeolites, with an aromatic hydrocarbon stream in a system comprising at least one reactor containing the at least one zeolite, wherein the conditions in the reactor are adjusted in response to at least one measurement of the system so as to preferentially increase oxygenate removal or to preferentially increase olefin removal.. .
11/13/14
20140336434
 Method for removal of organic amines from hydrocarbon streams patent thumbnailMethod for removal of organic amines from hydrocarbon streams
The present invention relates to a method for removal of an organic amine from a liquid hydrocarbon stream containing the amine, comprising: a) adding water to the hydrocarbon stream containing the amine, b) bubbling carbon dioxide through the hydrocarbon stream containing the amine, and c) separating a solid phase formed containing the amine from a liquid phase.. .
11/13/14
20140336433
 Process for initiating operations of a separation apparatus patent thumbnailProcess for initiating operations of a separation apparatus
One exemplary embodiment can be a process for initiating operations of a separation apparatus. The process may include passing a hydrocarbon carrier having a sulfiding agent through an exchanger for heating the hydrocarbon carrier prior to entering a stripper..
11/13/14
20140336430
 Alkylation unit and process patent thumbnailAlkylation unit and process
A process for producing alkylated hydrocarbons includes the steps of: (a) combining a first feed stream comprising an olefin and an isoparaffin with an alkylation catalyst stream in a first alkylation reactor, (b) removing heat of reaction from the first alkylation reactor, (c) passing an effluent of the first alkylation reactor to a first reaction zone of a second alkylation reactor operating adiabatically to thereby form a first reaction zone effluent, (d) passing the first reaction zone effluent to a second reaction zone of the second alkylation reactor for mixture with a second feed stream comprising an olefin and an isoparaffin, and (e) passing an effluent of the second alkylation reactor to a settler for separation into a hydrocarbon stream and an alkylation catalyst effluent stream. An alkylation unit for carrying out the process is also disclosed..
11/13/14
20140336429
 Hydrogenation of aromatics and other unsaturated organic compounds patent thumbnailHydrogenation of aromatics and other unsaturated organic compounds
The present invention relates to supported ni-catalysts optionally comprising zn as a promoter, methods for the production of said catalysts and uses of said catalysts for the hydrogenation of a hydrocarbon feed.. .
11/13/14
20140336427
 Methods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream including a deoxygenated pyrolysis product patent thumbnailMethods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream including a deoxygenated pyrolysis product
Methods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream are provided. In an embodiment, a method of upgrading a hydrocarbon stream includes providing the hydrocarbon stream that includes a deoxygenated pyrolysis product.
11/13/14
20140336418
 Production of fuel from chemicals derived from biomass patent thumbnailProduction of fuel from chemicals derived from biomass
Hydrocarbons may be formed from six carbon sugars. This process involves obtaining a quantity of a hexose sugar.
11/13/14
20140336411
 Catalyst for the oxidation of hydrocarbons consisting of molybdenum, vanadium, niobium, tellurium, manganese and cobalt patent thumbnailCatalyst for the oxidation of hydrocarbons consisting of molybdenum, vanadium, niobium, tellurium, manganese and cobalt
A catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, in particular for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid, comprising a) molybdenum (mo), b) vanadium (v), c) niobium (nb), d) tellurium (te), e) manganese (mn) and cobalt, in which the molar ratio of at least one element, which is selected from manganese and cobalt, to molybdenum lies in the range 0.01 to 0.2. Furthermore, a catalyst for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, a use of the catalyst material or of the catalyst, a method for producing a catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, and a method for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid..
11/13/14
20140336346
 Purification of a hydrocarbon stream patent thumbnailPurification of a hydrocarbon stream
A process for producing a purified hydrocarbon stream can include contacting a hydrocarbon stream contaminated with one or more organoaluminum compounds with a chemical agent that is capable of reacting with the one or more organoaluminum compounds.. .
11/13/14
20140336311
 Shoe sole comprising a rubber composition based on nitrile-butadiene rubber, an oil and a resin patent thumbnailShoe sole comprising a rubber composition based on nitrile-butadiene rubber, an oil and a resin
A crosslinking system, such that the elastomer composition based on a nitrile-butadiene rubber and a mixture of two plasticizers, one liquid plasticizer and one resin, makes it possible to obtain shoe soles having a good grip on various floors, while retaining a good wear resistance and a low hydrocarbon absorption.. .
11/13/14
20140336287
Protected reduced metal catalyst
The invention relates to a process for producing a protected reduced supported metal catalyst powder, in particular catalysts used in a variety of chemical reactions, such as the hydrogenation of hydrocarbon compounds in petrochemical and oleo-chemical processes; the hydrogenation of unsaturated fats and oils, and unsaturated hydrocarbon resins; and in the fischer tropsch process. This invention also relates to a composition comprising said catalyst and a liquid.
11/13/14
20140336286
Modified fischer-tropsch monolith catalysts and methods for preparation and use thereof
Disclosed are hybrid synthesis gas conversion catalysts containing at least one fischer-tropsch component and at least one acidic component deposited on a monolith catalyst support for use in synthesis gas conversion processes and methods for preparing the catalysts. Also disclosed are synthesis gas conversion processes in which the hybrid synthesis gas conversion catalysts are contacted with synthesis gas to produce a hydrocarbon product containing at least 50 wt % c5+ hydrocarbons.
11/13/14
20140336041
Rhodium catalysts for ethanol reforming
Hydrotalcite-like compound of the formula (i): catalyst synthesis process involving such a compound, and the use of this catalyst for hydrocarbons reforming and for ethanol reforming.. .
11/13/14
20140336037
Electrocatalyst for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide
An electrocatalyst for the electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to hydrocarbons is provided. The electrocatalyst for the electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide includes copper material supported on carbon nanotubes.
11/13/14
20140335586
System and method for converting acids to hydrocarbon fuels
Herein disclosed is a method comprising: converting at least a portion of the biomass into medium-chain fatty acids or carboxylic acids ranging from c4 to c9; reacting at least a portion of the medium-chain fatty acids or carboxylic acids in a ketonization reactor to produce a ketonization product; and reacting at least a portion of the ketonization product in a hydrodeoxygenation reactor to remove substantially all oxygen and produce a hydrodeoxygenation product comprising n-paraffins. Herein also disclosed is a system comprising: a fermentation unit to convert the biomass into medium-chain fatty acids or carboxylic acids ranging from c4 to c9; a ketonization reactor configured to receive at least a portion of the medium-chain fatty acids or carboxylic acids and to produce a ketonization product; and a hydrodeoxygenation reactor configured to receive at least a portion of the ketonization product and to produce a hydrodeoxygenation product comprising n-paraffins..
11/13/14
20140335439
Polymer ion exchange membrane and method of preparing same
Disclosed are a polymer ion exchange membrane having a self-hydration capability at a high temperature under low humidity, a method of preparing the polymer ion exchange membrane, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell system including the polymer ion exchange membrane. The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a hydrocarbon-based proton conductive polymercoating layer, and has a nano-crack on the hydrophobic surface and thus may secure ion conductivity and self-hydration capability under low humidity and remarkably improve electrochemical performance of an electrolyte..
11/13/14
20140335405
Nonaqueous electrolytes and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary batteries employing the same
A nonaqueous electrolyte containing a monofluorophosphate and/or a difluorophosphate and a compound having a specific chemical structure or specific properties. The nonaqueous electrolyte can contain at least one of a saturated chain hydrocarbon, a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon, an aromatic compound having a halogen atom and an ether having a fluorine atom..
11/13/14
20140335261
De-acidification of fats and oils
The present invention relates to a method for treating vegetable oils and/or animal fats comprising a vacuum steam stripping operation, condensing the neutral oils from vapour phase at an elevated temperature, retaining and sending back to the stripping column, allowing steam, volatile fatty acids, micronutrients together with other volatiles to pass to a cold condensation zone, and condensing the volatile fatty acids, micronutrients together with other volatiles in the cold condensation zone, producing a condensate and a stream of steam, non-condensable gases along with traces of fatty acids and other lighter hydrocarbons vapours. The invention may include a distillation step, either between the high and low temperature condensation zones or following the cold condensation zone..
11/13/14
20140335167
Consumer products comprising silane-modified oils
A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The silane-modified oil is substantially stripped of substantially stripped of reagents prior to formulating into the consumer products, such that the silane-modified oil comprises less than about 10%, preferably less than about 5%, preferably less than about 1%, preferably less than about 0.1%, by weight of said silane-modified oil, of residual reagent comprising silicon..
11/13/14
20140335035
Consumer products comprising silane-modified oils
A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The consumer product further comprises a particulate benefit agent..
11/13/14
20140335034
Consumer products comprising silane-modified oils
A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The consumer product further comprises a preservative..
11/13/14
20140335033
Consumer products comprising silane-modified oils
A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The consumer product further comprises a perfume..
11/13/14
20140335032
Consumer products comprising silane-modified oils
A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The consumer product further comprises a hydroxyl functional organic species and is substantially free of silica particles..
11/13/14
20140335013
Catalytic dehydration of alcohols using phase pure, calcined single- and multi-site heterogeneous catalysts
The disclosure describes a new class of isomorphously metal-substituted aluminophosphate materials with high phase purity that are capable of performing selective brönsted acid catalyzed chemical transformations, such as transforming alcohols to olefins, with high conversions and selectivities using mild conditions. Isomorphous substitutions of functional metal ions for both the aluminum ions and the phosphorous ions were successful in various alpo structures, along with multiple metal substitutions into a single aluminum site and/or a phosphorous site.
11/13/14
20140335010
Process for high-yield production of graphene via detonation of carbon-containing material
A method of producing pristine graphene particles through a one-step, gas-phase, catalyst-free detonation of a mixture of one or more carbon-containing compounds hydrocarbon compounds and one or more oxidizing agents is provided. The detonation reaction occurs very quickly and at relatively high temperature, greater than 3000 k, to generate graphene nanosheets that can be recovered from the reaction vessel, such as in the form of an aerosol.
11/13/14
20140335006
Method for producing tetrahalosilanes
A method produces tetrahalosilanes (six4) (x=halogen, more particularly cl, f) from processed rock masses including high-viscosity hydrocarbons and sio2 and/or silicates, or from the residue masses obtained in the course of such processing. The masses may be heated in a stream of hydrogen halide, and the (six4) which forms in the course of this heating is captured or distilled off.
11/13/14
20140334989
Zpgm diesel oxidation catalysts and methods of making and using same
Diesel oxidation zpgm catalyst systems are disclosed. Zpgm catalyst systems may oxidize toxic gases, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides that may be included in exhaust gases.
11/13/14
20140332727
Steam reforming
A process for the steam reforming of hydrocarbons comprises partially oxidising a feedgas comprising a hydrocarbon feedstock with an oxygen-containing gas in the presence of steam to form a partially oxidised hydrocarbon gas mixture at a temperature >1200° c. And passing the resultant partially oxidised hydrocarbon gas mixture through a bed of steam reforming catalyst, wherein the bed comprises a first layer and a second layer, each layer comprising a catalytically active metal on an oxidic support wherein the oxidic support for the first layer is a zirconia..
11/13/14
20140332726
Alkaline earth metal/metal oxide supported catalysts
Disclosed is a hydrocarbon gas reforming supported catalyst, and methods for its use, that includes a catalytic material capable of catalyzing the production of a gaseous mixture comprising hydrogen and carbon monoxide from a hydrocarbon gas, and a support material comprising an alkaline earth metal/metal oxide compound having a structure of d-e, wherein d is a m1 or m1m2, m1 and m2 each individually being an alkaline earth metal selected from the group consisting of mg, ca, ba, and sr, e is a metal oxide selected from the group consisting of al2o4, sio2, zro2, tio2, and ceo2, wherein the catalytic material is attached to the support material.. .
11/13/14
20140332725
Clay mineral supported catalysts
Disclosed is a hydrocarbon gas reforming supported catalyst, and methods for its use, that includes a catalytic material capable of catalyzing the production of a gaseous mixture comprising hydrogen and carbon monoxide from a hydrocarbon gas, and a clay support material comprising a clay mineral, wherein the catalytic material is attached to the clay support material.. .
11/13/14
20140332679
Apparatus and method relating to an improved mass spectrometer
The present disclosure provides a mass spectrometer including means for producing a primary beam of ions for bombarding a sample under vacuum and a detector for detecting a secondary beam of ions released from the sample. The primary beam of ions includes a gaseous mixture of a cluster forming gas and one or more hydrogen-rich hydrocarbons..
11/13/14
20140332451
Fracture water treatment method and system
A method and system for treatment of flow-back and produced water from a hydrocarbon well in which fracturing operations are carried out using a phase separation and creating of positive charge in the water.. .
11/13/14
20140332447
Process and system for treating oil sands produced gases and liquids
The present disclosure provides a process and system for removing at least a portion of organosulfur compounds from an oil sands produced gas and transferring the organosulfur compounds to a bitumen-based liquid. One example of the system includes an absorber to contact the gas with an amount of liquid hydrocarbon sufficient to absorb some of the organosulfur compounds, producing an organosulfur enriched liquid hydrocarbon.
11/13/14
20140332445
Pyrolysis reactor materials and methods
In one aspect, the invention includes a reactor apparatus for pyrolyzing a hydrocarbon feedstock, the apparatus including: a reactor component comprising a refractory material in oxide form, the refractory material having a melting point of at least 2060° c. And which remains in oxide form when exposed to a gas having an oxygen partial pressure of 10−15 bar, a carbon partial pressure above the carbon partial pressure of the zirconium carbide and zirconium oxide phase transition at the same temperature, and at temperatures below the temperature of the zirconium triple point at the oxygen partial pressure of 10−15 bar; and ii) when exposed to a gas having an oxygen partial pressure of 10−15 bar and at temperatures above the zirconium triple point at the oxygen partial pressure of 10−15 bar.
11/13/14
20140332391
Fracture water treatment method and system
A method and system for treatment of flow-back and produced water from a hydrocarbon well in which fracturing operations are carried out using a phase separation and creating of positive charge in the water.. .
11/13/14
20140332379
Hydrocarbon gas sensor
Provided is a gas sensor capable of accurately obtaining a hydrocarbon gas concentration even if a measurement gas contains water vapor. A main pumping cell adjusts an oxygen partial pressure of a first internal space such that a hydrocarbon gas in a measurement gas is not substantially burned in the first internal space.
11/13/14
20140332378
Hydrocarbon gas sensor
Provided is a gas sensor capable of accurately obtaining a hydrocarbon gas concentration even if a measurement gas contains water vapor. A main pumping cell adjusts an oxygen partial pressure of a first internal space such that a hydrocarbon gas in a measurement gas is not substantially burned in the first internal space.
11/13/14
20140332372
Plasma etching method
An isotropic etching process can be performed with high uniformity. A plasma etching method of etching an etching target layer containing silicon includes preparing a processing target object having the etching target layer in a processing chamber; removing an oxide film on a surface of the etching target layer by generating plasma of a first processing gas that contains a fluorocarbon gas or a fluorohydrocarbon gas but does not contain oxygen; removing a carbon-based reaction product generated when the removing of the oxide film by generating plasma of a second processing gas that does not contain oxygen; and etching the etching target layer without applying a high frequency bias power to a lower electrode serving as a mounting table configured to mount the processing target object thereon by generating plasma of a third processing gas containing a fluorocarbon gas or a fluorohydrocarbon gas with a microwave..
11/13/14
20140332366
Treatment of hydrocarbon containing materials
An apparatus for separating a hydrocarbon content from a material matrix composes the hydrocarbon content and a water content, the apparatus comprising: a material feeder arranged to feed material through a treatment chamber, the treatment chamber comprising a window which is substantially transparent to microwaves; a microwave emitter arranged in use to expose feed material in the treatment chamber to microwaves via the window in order to cause rapid heating of at least part of the water content of the matrix to form steam, so as to remove at least part of the hydrocarbon content from the matrix; wherein the material feeder and treatment chamber are arranged so that in use, the treatment chamber is substantially tilted with material/matrix.. .
11/13/14
20140332282
Method for cleaning oil from drill cuttings
This application relates to an apparatus and method for cleaning drill cuttings recovered from a wellbore. Specifically, the apparatus includes an effective system for handling and washing drill cuttings at a well site to remove hydrocarbon contaminants.
11/13/14
20140332218
Apparatus and methods for recovery of hydrocarbons
Embodiments of the invention described herein relate to methods and apparatus for recovery of viscous hydrocarbons from subterranean reservoirs. In one embodiment, a system for recovering hydrocarbons comprises a downhole steam generator for coupling with a packer in an injector well, an umbilical device coupled to the downhole steam generator for lifting or lowering the downhole steam generator in the injector well, a first shear point disposed between the downhole steam generator and the packer, and a second shear point disposed between the umbilical device and the downhole steam generator, wherein the first shear point has a shear strength that is different than a shear strength of the second shear point..
11/13/14
20140332212
Compositions and methods for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery
Compositions of and methods of using a fluid formulation for increasing flow, production, and/or recovery of oil and gas hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation.. .
11/13/14
20140332210
Top-down oil recovery
Methods relate to producing hydrocarbons, such as bitumen in an oil sands reservoir. The methods include utilizing an injector well with multiple horizontal laterals to provide downward fluid drive toward a producer well.
11/13/14
20140332208
Seawater transportation for utilization in hydrocarbon-related processes
Systems and methods for transporting seawater from a seawater source to an inland site for utilization as a drilling and/or fracturing fluid are disclosed. In an aspect, systems and methods are disclosed wherein seawater is pumped from an ocean at a coastal location and transported to an inland drilling and hydraulic fracturing site, thereby providing a consistent, large volume supply of seawater for use in drilling and/or hydraulic fracturing operations.
11/13/14
20140332201
Apparatus and methods for recovery of hydrocarbons
Embodiments of the invention described herein relate to methods and apparatus for recovery of viscous hydrocarbons from subterranean reservoirs. In one embodiment, a completion string for an enhanced oil recovery system is provided.
11/13/14
20140331686
Gas turbine combined cycle system
In a combined cycle gas turbine configuration having at least two power blocks, stack emissions (particularly nitrous oxides or nox but also carbon monoxide co and unburned hydrocarbons, uhc) are controlled concurrently with part load power output. In one power block a combined cycle power plant has a relatively large heavy-duty industrial gas turbine fired to about 1,700° c.
11/13/14
20140331548
Tracers and method of marking hydrocarbon liquids
Wherein, each x is independently selected from a hydrogen, bromine, or fluorine atom, a partially or fully halogenated alkyl group, a linear, branched or cyclic c1-c20 alkyl group and a phenyl group substituted with one or more halogen atoms, an alkyl group or a halogenated alkyl group; each y is independently selected from a bromine, or fluorine atom, a partially or fully halogenated alkyl group, a branched or cyclic c1-c9 alkyl group and a phenyl group substituted with at least one alkyl and/or a halogenated alkyl group; z is selected from (i) a phenyl group substituted with one or more halogen atoms, an aliphatic or halogenated aliphatic group, (ii) a partially or fully halogenated alkyl group or (iii) a linear, branched or cyclic c1-c20 alkyl group provided that when each y is a fluorine atom, z is not a linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl group.. .
11/13/14
20140331546
Process for removing water and water soluble contaminants from biofuels
Water may be removed from a biofuel or biofuel intermediate by using a demulsifier. The demulsifier includes the product of oxyalkylating a resin prepared from a formulation including a phenol and a compound selected from the group consisting of an aldehyde, a diamine a polyamine and mixtures thereof.
11/13/14
20140331545
Bio-oil upgrading process
A method for upgrading pyrolysis oil into a hydrocarbon fuel involves obtaining a quantity of pyrolysis oil, separating the pyrolysis oil into an organic phase and an aqueous phase, and then upgrading the organic phase into a hydrocarbon fuel by reacting the organic phase with hydrogen gas using a catalyst. The catalyst used in the reaction includes a support material, an active metal and a zirconia promoter material.
11/06/14
20140330061
Hydrocarbon conversion process and molecular sieve of mfs framework type with controllable average size
Wherein (p) is in the range from 0.005 to 0.05, (q) is in the range from 0.01 to 3, (r) is in the range from 0.03 to 2 and (s) is in the range from 10 to 75 (based on total weight of said synthesis mixture); wherein the crystals of molecular sieve formed having an average diameter (d) of less than or equal to 1.5 micron and an average thickness (t) of less than or equal to 300 nanometers.. .
11/06/14
20140330057
Process for converting a biomass material
A process for converting a biomass material comprising a) pyrolyzing a biomass material to produce a biomass-derived pyrolysis product; b) mixing at least part of the biomass-derived pyrolysis product and a petroleum-derived hydrocarbon composition, which petroleum derived hydrocarbon composition has a c7-asphaltenes content of equal to or more than 0.2 wt %, based on the total weight of the petroleum-derived hydrocarbon composition, to produce a hydrocarbon-containing mixture; c) dewatering the hydrocarbon-containing mixture to produce a dewatered hydrocarbon-containing mixture; d) contacting the dewatered hydrocarbon-containing mixture with hydrogen in one or more ebullating bed reactors comprising a catalyst at a temperature in the range from 350 to 500° c. To produce a reaction product..
11/06/14
20140330054
Method for inhibitng the plugging of conduits by gas hydrates
A method for inhibiting the plugging of a conduit containing a flowable mixture comprising at least an amount of hydrocarbons capable of forming hydrates in the presence of water and an amount of water, which method comprises adding to the mixture an amount of a functionalized dendrimer effective to inhibit formation and/or accumulation of hydrates in the mixture at conduit temperatures and pressures; and flowing the mixture containing the functionalized dendrimer and any hydrates through the conduit wherein the functionalized dendrimer comprises at least one ammonium functional end group.. .
11/06/14
20140330052
Apparatus and method for processing any fluid or mixture of fluids or any gas or mixture of gases such as air, and in particular, a mixture of fluid or gaseous hydrocarbons with air
Two connection bridges allowing a magnetic connection between said central magnetic ring and each of the magnetic rings at both ends.. .
11/06/14
20140330036
Saturated and unsaturated silahydrocarbons via iron and cobalt pyridine diimine catalyzed olefin silylation
The present invention relates to processes for the synthesis of saturated and unsaturated silahydrocarbons using iron-containing or cobalt-containing catalysts. The processes of the invention can produce tetraalkylsilanes, phenyltrialkylsilanes, substituted phenyltrialkylsilanes and their mixtures, which are useful as lubricants and hydraulic fluids, as well as alkyl alkenylsilanes, phenyl alkenylsilanes and substituted phenyl alkenylsilanes and their mixtures, which are useful in the synthesis of saturated silahydrocarbons and other organofunctional silanes..
11/06/14
20140330013
Cyclic azine compound having nitrogen-containing fused aromatic group, method for producing same, and organic electroluminescent element comprising same as constituent component
Wherein, y is c—h or a nitrogen atom, ar1 is a c6-18 aromatic hydrocarbon group, which may be substituted with an c1-4 alkyl group or a phenyl group, ar2 is a hydrogen atom, or a c6-18 aromatic hydrocarbon group, which may be substituted with a phenyl group or a pyridyl group, or is a nitrogen-containing condensed ring c9-15 aromatic group, ar3 is a nitrogen-containing condensed ring c9-15 aromatic group, x is a phenylene group, and n is an integer in the range of 0-3. The cyclic azine compound is useful as a constituent of an organic electroluminescent device..
11/06/14
20140329994
Branched polymers
The present invention is directed to branched reactive water-soluble polymers comprising at least two polymer arms, such as poly(ethylene glycol), attached to a central aliphatic hydrocarbon core molecule through heteroatom linkages. The branched polymers bear at least one functional group for reacting with a biologically active agent to form a biologically active conjugate.
11/06/14
20140329939
Graft polymer, and thermoreversibly cross-linked bitumen/polymer composition containing such a graft polymer
A thermoreversibly cross-linked graft polymer, which may be used in bituminous asphalt, includes: a main polymer chain p consisting of conjugated diene units; at least one side graft g having the following general formula (1): r—(och2ch2)m—s—, where r is a straight or branched saturated hydrocarbon chain having at least 18 carbon atoms, and m is an integer varying from 0 to 20, the graft g being connected to the main polymer chain p via the sulfur atom of formula (1); and at least one graft g′ having the following general formula (4): —s—r′—s—, where r′ is a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon grouping having from 2 to 40 carbon atoms, optionally including one or more heteroatoms, the graft g′ being connected to the main polymer chain p via each sulfur atom of formula (4).. .
11/06/14
20140329735
Fragrancing composition of pickering emulsion type
The present invention relates to a composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion, comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium: (i) a dispersed oily phase comprising at least one apolar hydrocarbon-based oil; (ii) a continuous aqueous-alcoholic phase comprising at least one c1-c4 monoalcohol; (iii) at least 1% by weight of fragrancing substance(s), relative to the total weight of the said composition; (iv) magnesium silicate particles; and (v) at least one polyalkylene glycol.. .
11/06/14
20140329683
Agricultural formulations with aromatic solvents and acyl morpholines
A formulation comprising at least one agriculturally active ingredient; at least one aromatic hydrocarbon; and at least one acyl morpholine according to the formula well as (i), where r is h, ch3 or c2h5, is provided, as we a method for treating a plant or seed with such a formulation.. .
11/06/14
20140329680
Hydrocarbons and metals induce bio-catalyst to modify development process in plants and fruits
The present invention is directed to methods of modifying the plant development process comprising of exposing a plant or plant part to volatiles biosynthesized by one or more bacteria or enzymes. Specifically, the embodiment uses one or more bacteria selected from the plant growth promoting bacteria group consisting of rhodococcus spp., pseudomonas spp., or xanthobacter spp., or a mixture thereof.
11/06/14
20140329040
Melt processible semicrystalline fluoropolymer comprising repeating units arising from tetrafluoroethylene and a hydrocarbon monomer having a functional group and a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond, and multilayer articles therefrom
Disclosed is a melt processable semicrystalline fluoropolymer comprising: (a) about 0.001 to about 25 weight percent of repeating units arising from a hydrocarbon monomer having a functional group and a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond, wherein said functional group is at least one selected from the group consisting of amine, amide, hydroxyl, phosphonate, sulfonate, nitrile, boronate and epoxidehydrocarbon monomer; and (b) the remaining weight percent of repeating units arising from tetrafluoroethylene. This melt processable semicrystalline fluoropolymer is impermeable to fuels and is useful as a lining for petroleum fuel tubing, as well as chemical resistance coating for, or adhesive between, perfluoropolymer and other polymers, metals and inorganics..
11/06/14
20140329003
Electrode-forming composition
The present invention pertains to a solvent based electrode-forming composition which comprises at least one vinylidene fluoride (vdf) polymer and a graphene oxide with an oxygen content of no more than 25 wt % dispersed in an organic solvent, wherein the vdf polymer comprises recurring units derived from vinylidene fluoride (vdf) and from at least one (meth)acrylic monomer (ma) having formula (i) here below: wherein: —r1, r2 and r3, equal to or different from each other, are independently selected from a hydrogen atom and a c1-c3 hydrocarbon group, and —roh is a hydrogen atom or a c1-c5 hydrocarbon moiety comprising at least one hydroxyl group. The present invention further relates to a process for manufacturing said electrode-forming composition, and the use thereof for manufacturing an electrode of secondary lithium batteries..
11/06/14
20140328781
Cosmetic composition comprising an urea or amide based alpha-alkoxysilane
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition, in particular a composition for making up and/or caring for keratin materials, preferably a nail makeup, comprising the compound of chemical formula (i) below: (i) in which: m represents an integer equal to 0 or 1; n represents an integer between 2 and 8; r1 represents a group (c1-c20)alkyl or an aryl group, or alternatively, when m is equal to 0, r1 may also represent a carbonyl; r2 and r3 represent an ethoxy group or a group (c1-c20)alkyl, optionally substituted with an amino group; y represents a polyurea or a polyurethane or alternatively a hydrocarbon-based group comprising from 2 to 100 carbon atoms. The invention also relates to a cosmetic process, in particular a makeup or hair shaping process, preferably a process for making up keratin materials, in particular the nails and/or the hair, characterized in that it comprises at least one step which consists in applying a cosmetic composition as above defined to keratin materials..
11/06/14
20140328774
Oil-in-water skin care composition
An oil-in-water emulsion skin care composition comprising from about 3% to about 25%, by weight of the composition, of a hydrocarbon oil or a mixture thereof, from about 2% to about 15%, by weight of the composition, of silicone particles or a mixture thereof, from about 0.1% to about 5%, of an emulsifier or a mixture thereof, and from about 30% to about 90%, by weight of the composition, of water. The composition provides a pleasing skin sensory without much affecting occlusivity..
11/06/14
20140328767
Method and device for producing optimized lipid-based micro/nano-bubbles
A method of producing lipid-based micro/nano bubbles includes steps of (a) preparing a lipid mixture including one or more first lipids with different phase transition temperature, and a second lipid bonding with a hydrophilic polymer moiety or molecules capable of getting across a lipid membrane and decreasing van der waals forces between lipid bilayers; (b) emulsifying the lipid mixture with a solvent, to form a transparent lipid carrier solution; (c) placing the transparent lipid carrier solution in a closed vessel with halo-substituted hydrocarbon; (d) manipulating temperature of the transparent lipid carrier solution to be close to a main phase transition temperature thereof; and (e) agitating in a mechanical manner the vessel containing the transparent lipid carrier solution to form micro/nano bubbles within the closed vessel. This method contributes to form micro/nano bubbles with desired diameters in a way of optimal material utilization efficiency..
11/06/14
20140328749
Use of a process for hydrogen production
The present invention relates to the use of a process for hydrogen production in which at least a part of a hydrocarbonaceous feed gas (a) is passed into a reformer (c), wherein the feed gas is contacted in the reformer with a catalyst and the feed gas is converted to hydrogen and solid carbon, for the direct production of a hydrogenous gas at filling stations for sale to a consumer, and also to a reactor (d) for hydrogen production.. .
11/06/14
20140327919
Remote seal for pressure sensor
A system for sensing downhole pressure in in a hydrocarbon well using a fabry-perot (f-p) sensor in series with a fiber bragg grating and maintaining the back pressure on the sensor system with a surface sealing system and a surface pressure control system.. .
11/06/14
20140327242
Tubular component for boring and exploiting hydrocarbons wells and resultant threaded joint
An assembly for producing a threaded connection for drilling or working hydrocarbon wells, the connection including first and second tubular components with an axis of revolution, each including respective male and female ends, at least one of the male or female ends finishing in a terminal surface including a first abutment surface that can come into interfering contact when connection is made against a second abutment surface provided on a shoulder produced on the other end, at least one of the first and second abutment surfaces being hollowed out by a groove, thereby defining an exterior abutment zone and an interior abutment zone. In the connection made state, the exterior and interior abutment zones are not coplanar, such that contact pressure of the interior abutment zone exerted in vicinity of the groove is greater than or equal to a minimum value for contact pressure exerted in the exterior abutment zone..
11/06/14
20140326677
Treatment of produced water
A method of treating produced water containing hydrocarbons includes introducing microbubbles of a lift gas into the produced water in a separation stage to float oil to a surface of the produced water. The top layer of oil is removed from the surface of the produced water.
11/06/14
20140326642
Hydrogenation refining catalyst and method for producing a hydrocarbon oil
The hydrotreating catalyst of the present invention is a hydrotreating catalyst including a catalyst support including an amorphous composite metal oxide having solid acidity, and at least one active metal supported by the catalyst support and selected from noble metals of group 8 to group 10 in the periodic table, wherein the hydrotreating catalyst contains a carbonaceous substance including a carbon atom, and the content of the carbonaceous substance in the hydrotreating catalyst is 0.05 to 1% by mass in terms of the carbon atom.. .
11/06/14
20140326641
Method of preparing a catalyst usable in hydroconversion comprising at least one zeolite nu-86
The invention relates to a method of preparing a catalyst comprising a) preparation of a support comprising 0.2 to 30 wt % of zeolite nu-86 and from 70 to 99.8 wt % of a porous mineral matrix, the percentages by weight being expressed relative to the total weight of said support, b) impregnation of the support prepared according to step a) with at least one solution containing at least one precursor of at least one metal selected from group viii metals and group vib metals, used alone or as a mixture, c) at least one ripening step, and d) at least one drying step carried out at a temperature below 150° c., without a subsequent calcining step. The present invention also relates to a process for hydrocracking hydrocarbon feeds using the catalyst prepared according to the method of preparation according to the invention..
11/06/14
20140326640
Fischer-tropsch jet fuel process
The invention provides a fischer-tropsch jet fuel refining process which has a jet fuel yield in excess of 60% by mass, said process including at least four of the following five conversion processes: a. Hydrocracking one or more of a ft kerosene and heavier material fraction and a c9 and heavier ft syncrude fraction; b.
11/06/14
20140326639
Integrated gas-to-liquid condensate process and apparatus
A process for production of middle distillate fraction from gas-to-liquid (gtl) conversion comprising providing a feed stream comprising natural gas and separating a condensate from the feed stream to produce a condensate stream and a feed stream; processing the feed stream via a fischer-tropsch (ft) reaction to generate a long chain hydrocarbon product stream; processing the product stream via a heavy paraffinic conversion in order to produce a ft product stream; treating the condensate stream with a desulfurization step to generate a condensate product stream; combining the ft product stream with the condensate product stream to provide a distillate feed stream; and performing a distillation step on the distillation feed stream, wherein the processing steps occur substantially concurrently with the treating step and wherein distillation provides for isolation of middle distillate products. Middle distillate fractions and fuel oils/fuel oil blends obtained according to the process are also provided..
11/06/14
20140326610
Electrochemical reduction device and method for manufacturing hydride of aromatic hydrocarbon compound or n-containing heterocyclic aromatic compound
An electrolysis cell has an electrolyte membrane, a reduction electrode, and an oxygen evolving electrode. The electrolyte membrane is formed of a material having protonic conductivity (ionomer).
11/06/14
20140326511
Enhanced smear effect fracture plugging process for drilling systems
This invention relates to drilling a well, particularly an oil or gas well, where casing or liner will be installed to stabilize the wellbore. The present invention is intended to permit more drilling and longer lengths of casing or liner to be installed at one time.
11/06/14
20140326510
Wireline drilling system
A wireline drilling system for the hydrocarbon exploration and production industry incorporating a drilling cuttings removal system which acts to remove and store cuttings displaced by a drill bit during drilling operations. The cuttings removal system may employ a screw member having a tapered lower portion and a narrow upper portion to transport drilling cuttings to a cuttings basket and distribute the cuttings therein.
11/06/14
20140326464
Motor winding wire for a hydrocarbon application
A motor winding wire. The motor winding wire may be configured for use in, and direct exposure to, a hydrocarbon environment.
11/06/14
20140326453
Methods of hydraulically fracturing and recovering hydrocarbons
There is provided synthetic proppants, and in particular polysilocarb derived ceramic proppants. There is further provided hydraulic fracturing treatments utilizing these proppants, and methods of enhance hydrocarbon recovery..
11/06/14
20140326451
Vortex plunger arrangement
A plunger assembly arranged to minimize uneven wear spots thereon during the plunger assembly's horizontal and vertical travel within a hydrocarbon producing well conduit. The plunger assembly comprises an elongated central mandrel having a bore extending longitudinally therethrough for transmitting gaseous fluids from a well, through the plunger assembly, a pair of longitudinally spaced-apart sets of arcuately shaped wear pads guidably supported on outer portions of the elongated central mandrel, and at least one tangentially directed nozzle arranged to direct gaseous fluids from the bore of the elongated central mandrel against an inner side of at least one of the arcuately shaped wear pads arranged on the outer portions of the elongated central mandrel..
11/06/14
20140326445
Subterranean tool with sealed electronic passage across multiple sections
The invention relates generally to oil and gas exploration and production and, more particularly, to a system and associated method for producing hydrocarbons from multiple layers of subterranean formations, and the mixing or comingling of such hydrocarbons as necessary or desired during the production process. A subterranean tool is disclosed, having a plurality of tubular sections connected by a novel non-threaded linear connection system.
11/06/14
20140326141
Process for removing hydrocarbons and noxious gasses from reactors and media-packed equipment
A process for quickly removing hydrocarbon contaminants and noxious gases in a safe and effective manner from catalytic reactors, other media packed process vessels and associated equipment in the vapor phase without using steam. The cleaning agent contains one or more solvents, such as terpenes or other organic solvents.
11/06/14
20140326049
Method and apparatus for real-time measurement of fuel gas compositions and heating values
An exemplary embodiment can be an apparatus for real-time, in situ measurement of gas compositions and heating values. The apparatus includes a near infrared sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrocarbons and carbon dioxide, a mid infrared sensor for measuring concentrations of carbon monoxide and a semiconductor based sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen gas.


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