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Crosslinkable, /polymerizable and combinations thereof charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent…

Molaire Consulting

Crosslinkable, /polymerizable and combinations thereof charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent…

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

Tokyo Electron Limited

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

Method of manufacturing semiconductor device

Water-repellent protective film, and chemical solution for forming protective film

Date/App# patent app List of recent Hydrocarbon-related patents
06/25/15
20150179998
 Electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailElectrode, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
(r1 to r6 are each one of a hydrogen group (—h), a monovalent hydrocarbon group, a monovalent hydroxyl-group-containing hydrocarbon group, a monovalent group obtained by bonding one or more monovalent hydrocarbon groups and one or more oxygen bonds (—o—), a monovalent group obtained by bonding one or more monovalent hydroxyl-group-containing hydrocarbon groups and one or more oxygen bonds, and a monovalent group obtained by bonding two or more thereof.). .
06/25/15
20150179714
 Crosslinkable, /polymerizable and combinations thereof charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof for organic light emitting diodes and other organic electronics and photonics applications and mothod of making same. patent thumbnailCrosslinkable, /polymerizable and combinations thereof charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof for organic light emitting diodes and other organic electronics and photonics applications and mothod of making same.
The present invention provides crosslinkable, polymerizable and combinations thereof charge transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof comprising at least two nonpolymeric compounds each independently corresponding to the structure (r1y1)p[(z1y2)mr2y3]nz2y4r3 wherein m is zero or one; n is zero up to an integer at which said compound starts to become a polymer; p is an integer of from one to eight; each r1 and r3 is independently a monovalent aliphatic or cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, an aromatic group or a multicyclic aromatic nucleus; r2, z1, and z2 each independently represent multivalent aliphatic or cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon groups having 1 to 20 carbon atoms or an aromatic group; and y1, y2, y3, and y4 each independently represent one or more linking groups. The present invention also provides methods for making the same..
Molaire Consulting
06/25/15
20150179466
 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device patent thumbnailMethod of manufacturing semiconductor device
Provided is a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method includes providing an object to be processed including a multilayer film formed by alternately laminating a first film and a second film having different dielectric coefficients within a processing container of a plasma processing apparatus; and repeatedly performing a sequence including: supplying a first gas including o2 gas or n2 gas, and a rare gas into the processing container and exciting the first gas, supplying a second gas including a fluorocarbon gas or a fluorohydrocarbon gas into the processing container and exciting the second gas, and supplying a third gas including hbr gas, a fluorine-containing gas, and a fluorocarbon gas or a fluorohydrocarbon gas into the processing container and exciting the third gas, so that the multilayer film is etched through a mask..
Tokyo Electron Limited
06/25/15
20150179433
 Water-repellent protective film, and chemical solution for forming protective film patent thumbnailWater-repellent protective film, and chemical solution for forming protective film
(r1 represents a c1-c18 monovalent hydrocarbon group the hydrogen elements of which may partially or entirely be replaced with a fluorine element(s). R2 mutually independently represents a monovalent organic group having a c1-c18 hydrocarbon group the hydrogen elements of which may partially or entirely be replaced with a fluorine element(s).
06/25/15
20150178326
 Hydrocarbon data management software execution system patent thumbnailHydrocarbon data management software execution system
A hydrocarbon production tracking system and method of execution are disclosed. Generally, the system includes a plurality of processing units useable to execute a hydrocarbon production tracking system application that processes and tracks historical data regarding hydrocarbon production assets via a hydrocarbon production asset database including field operations data and formulas modeling field operations an organization over a lifetime of each of a plurality of hydrocarbon production assets associated with the organization.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.
06/25/15
20150177351
 Methods of investigating formation samples using nmr data patent thumbnailMethods of investigating formation samples using nmr data
A methods are provided for investigating a sample containing hydrocarbons by subjecting the sample to a nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) sequence using nmr equipment, using the nmr equipment to detect signals from the sample in response to the nmr sequence, analyzing the signals to extract a distribution of relaxation times (or diffusions), and computing a value for a parameter of the sample as a function of at least one of the relaxation times (or diffusions), wherein the computing utilizes a correction factor that modifies the value for the parameter as a function of relaxation time for at least short relaxation times (or as a function of diffusion for at least large diffusion coefficients).. .
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/25/15
20150176900
 Hybrid oxy-coal burner for eaf steelmaking patent thumbnailHybrid oxy-coal burner for eaf steelmaking
Methods and apparatus for processing a metal using a hybrid burner are described herein. The costs of melting and refining metal, such as iron, using standard burners is subject to fluctuation.
L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour L'etude Et Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
06/25/15
20150176893
 Enhanced techniques for dewatering thick  fine tailings patent thumbnailEnhanced techniques for dewatering thick fine tailings
Techniques for dewatering thick fine tailings may include one or more pre-treatment steps, such as pre-shearing to reduce the yield stress prior to flocculation, hydrocarbon removal below a threshold to improve flocculation and dewatering, flocculant dosing on a clay basis, and providing certain properties of the thick fine tailings related to coarse and fine particle sizes and/or chemistry such as divalent cation content. Various advantages may result from pre-treatments based on thick fine tailings properties, such as reduced flocculant dosage requirements, improved dispersion of flocculant into the thick fine tailings and/or enhanced dewatering, for example.
Suncor Energy Inc.
06/25/15
20150176891
 Method for the liquefaction of a hydrocarbon-rich fraction patent thumbnailMethod for the liquefaction of a hydrocarbon-rich fraction
According to the invention, that partial stream (6-14) of the hydrocarbon-rich fraction (3) to be liquefied which circulates in the expander refrigeration circuit is expanded in two stages so as to perform work (x1, x2), wherein the partial stream (9) expanded in the first expansion stage (x1) is cooled (e) and subsequently supplied (10) to the second expansion stage (x2).. .
06/25/15
20150176764
 Tank patent thumbnailTank
A tank for storage of hydrocarbon liquids on the seabed, being of double hull construction which is compartmented to form a plurality of chambers, such that the tank may be safely towed from its build location or shipyard, to offshore deployment location as marine warranty compliant vessel, having appropriate intact and damaged stability characteristics. There is also provided a method for deploying a tank for storage of hydrocarbon liquids on the seabed, the method comprising the step of towing the tank having un-ballasted storage areas and compartments to the location of deployment; flooding at least partially the storage area to achieve substantial neutral buoyancy of the tank to allow decent of the tank up to a submerged equilibrium; allowing decent of the tank to the seabed and injecting air into at least one compartment for maintaining equilibrium between the pressure applied by the surrounding sea and the pressure inside compartments and storage area..
Seacaptaur Ip Pty Ltd.
06/25/15
20150176458

Method and system for purifying nox in internal combustion engine


In a method for purifying nox in an internal combustion engine, a catalyst of a nitrogen oxide purification device is regenerated by control of an air-fuel ratio (lean→rich) through one or more control of an engine fuel injection device (10-1), a throttle valve (10-2), and an egr valve (10-3) in an intermediate/high-load operating condition. On the other hand, a nitrogen oxide purification catalyst is regenerated through a chemical reaction between nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbon generated during the injection of fuel in a secondary fuel injection device in a low-load operating condition.
Hyundai Motor Company
06/25/15
20150176395

Hydrocarbon well performance monitoring system


A method for real-time data acquisition and presentation of force, position, load, pressures, and movement within a subterranean well pumping system, such as an oil well. Data is gathered using sensors attached to a surface level pump drive and wellhead system.
06/25/15
20150176388

Systems and methods for stimulating a subterranean formation


Systems and methods for stimulating a subterranean formation. The methods may include flowing, with a carrier fluid stream, an autonomous perforation device within a casing conduit that is defined by a casing string that extends within a subterranean formation.
06/25/15
20150176383

Recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir


A method of recovering heavy oil from a subterranean reservoir. The method includes injecting steam into a subterranean reservoir to heat heavy oil in the subterranean reservoir and thereby produce heavy oil of reduced viscosity; injecting a multi-purpose agent into the subterranean reservoir; and producing the heavy oil of reduced viscosity from the subterranean reservoir after injecting the steam and the multi-purpose agent.
06/25/15
20150176382

Recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir


A method of establishing fluid communication between a first point and a second point within a subterranean reservoir includes injecting a first penetrating liquid at a first injection pressure and at a first injection temperature into the subterranean reservoir at the first point, and establishing fluid communication through a heavy-oil containing region by allowing the first penetrating liquid to penetrate into and completely through the heavy-oil containing region between the first point and the second point. The first penetrating liquid temperature of the first penetrating liquid remains at or below the first injection temperature within the subterranean reservoir, and the first penetrating liquid is configured to dilute heavy oil, and comprises a first penetrating liquid polar compound that is at least partially miscible with water..
06/25/15
20150176381

Recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir


A method of recovering heavy oil from a subterranean heavy oil reservoir. The method includes conducting an exothermic chemical reaction of feedstock chemicals to produce a reaction product that that is a first solvent and injecting an injected solvent including the reaction product into the subterranean heavy oil reservoir.
06/25/15
20150176380

Heater pattern for in situ thermal processing of a subsurface hydrocarbon containing formation


Embodiments of the present invention relate to heater patterns and related methods of producing hydrocarbon fluids from a subsurface hydrocarbon-containing formation (for example, an oil shale formation) where a heater cell may be divided into nested inner and outer zones. Production wells may be located within one or both zones.
Genie Ip B.v.
06/25/15
20150176369

Autonomous selective shifting tool


A system for fracturing a hydrocarbon bearing formation includes a valve including a tubular housing having a bore therethrough and one or more flow ports formed through a wall thereof. One or more locator tags are embedded in the housing, and a sleeve is disposed in the housing and movable relative thereto between an open and a closed position.
Weatherford/lamb, Inc.
06/25/15
20150176368

Stress reactive valve


A stress reactive valve includes a valve body disposed in a subsea safety system or other elongated components of hydrocarbon production systems. The valve body includes a frangible or breakable material such that when the subsea safety system or other elongated system undergoes a stress, such as a bending stress, the frangible valve body can react to the stress by breaking and thereby establishing fluid communication or a fluid path across the valve body.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
06/25/15
20150176332

Method of testing a subsurface formation for the presence of hydrocarbon fluids


A method for forming lateral boreholes from an existing parent wellbore is provided. The wellbore has been completed with a string of production casing.
Coiled Tubing Specialties, Llc
06/25/15
20150176213

Creping release agents


Disclosed is a method of reducing adhesion to the surface of equipment used in paper manufacture or in paper converting processes, comprising applying to the surface the a composition. Comprising (a) 50-98 parts of hydrocarbon oil, (b) 1-40 parts of emulsifier, and (c) 1-10 parts of a non-curing hydrocarbon polymer..
Solenis Technologies, L.p.
06/25/15
20150176041

Methods for producing dicarboxylic acids


The present invention provides methods of producing dicarboxylic acids. The methods involve incubating a fatty acid or hydrocarbon substrate with an enzyme to produce a dicarboxylic acid product.
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
06/25/15
20150176030

Production of methane


This invention relates to a method for producing hydrocarbons from carbon dioxide and water in the presence of hydrogen and methanogen/s. The methanogen/s is/are provided in an aqueous growth substrate and the aqueous growth substrate is pressurized to a pressure of from 5 to 1000 bar with a pressurizing fluid containing or comprising carbon dioxide.
Ffgf Limited
06/25/15
20150175936

Use of alkoxylated non-ionic surfactants as additive in aqueous membrane cleaning compositions


The object of the present invention relates to the use of an branched alkoxylated non-ionic surfactant as an additive to an aqueous membrane cleaning composition, wherein the surfactant has an hlbd value of 9 to 12.5 and an average degree of branching bs≧1.5 and wherein the surfactant has the following formula: (i), wherein r is a c8-c18 linear or branched hydrocarbon chain, x is o or n, r1, r2 and r3 independently of one another are hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, propyl, isopropyl, or a mixture of these, n has a value of from 1 to 8, m has a value of from 1 to 8, p has a value of from 0 to 8.. .
Basf Se
06/25/15
20150175909

Process for hydrotreating a hydrocarbon oil


A process or hydrotreating a hydrocarbon oil that employs a first reactor and a second reactor. The hydrocarbon oil is hydrotreated in the first reactor with a first hydrotreating catalyst in the presence of a first stream of hydrogen-containing gas to obtain a first effluent.
Shell Oil Company
06/25/15
20150175907

Converting ethane to liquid fuels and chemicals


Converting ethane may include directing a gaseous stream from a gas well into a fractionator for fractionating and producing a post-fractionator ethane stream, which is directed into a thermal activation unit for heating and raising the temperature of the post-fractionator ethane stream thereby creating an activated ethane stream, which is directed into a quench tower thereby creating a quenched stream, which may be converted in a catalytic conversion unit to a mixed product stream containing hydrogen and c1-c15 hydrocarbons; directing the mixed product stream into a first separation unit forming a stream of c4+ hydrocarbon product and a stream of c1-c3 hydrocarbons; directing the stream of c1-c3 hydrocarbons into a catalytic hydrogenation reactor thereby imparting hydrogen into a post-hydrogenation reactor stream, which is directed directly into a second separation unit thereby creating a light hydrocarbons recycle stream, which may be recycled into the thermal activation unit, and a hydrogen and methane stream.. .
Phillips 66 Company
06/25/15
20150175905

Refinery desalter improvement


The improved methods relate to desalting hydrocarbon feeds using a separator with a stacked disk centrifuge to separate an emulsified oil and water rag layer. This method is effective for desalting heavy, high ionic, and non-traditional crude oils..
Phillips 66 Company
06/25/15
20150175903

Amino acetals and ketals as hydrogen sulfide and mercaptan scavengers


The present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for scavenging hydrogen sulfide and/or mercaptans from fluids. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of amino acetal and ketal compounds as a hydrogen sulfide or a mercaptan scavenger for hydrocarbon fluids, particularly for natural gas, crude oil, field oil, fuel oil, naphtha, gasoline, kerosene, diesel, refinery gas, coal gas, tar, asphalt, coke gas, ammonia synthesis gas, gas from a sulfurization plant, or industrial gas streams..
Ecolab Usa Inc.
06/25/15
20150175900

Fcc catalyst compositions containing boron oxide and phosphorus


Described are fluid catalytic cracking (fcc) compositions, methods of manufacture and use. Fcc catalyst compositions comprise particles first particle type comprising one or more boron oxide components and a first matrix component and a second particle type having a composition different from the first particle type, the second particle type comprising a second matrix component, a phosphorus component and 20% to 95% by weight of a zeolite component.
Basf Corporation
06/25/15
20150175899

Boron oxide in fcc processes


Fluid catalytic cracking (fcc) processes are described, the processes utilizing one or more boron oxide components. Also described are fcc compositions and methods of manufacture.
Basf Corporation
06/25/15
20150175898

Method for oxygenate conversion


Methods for organic compound conversion are disclosed. Particular methods include providing a first mixture comprising ≧10.0 wt % of at least one oxygenate, based on the weight of the first mixture; contacting said first mixture in at least a first moving bed reactor with a catalyst under conditions effective to covert at least a portion of the first mixture to a product stream comprising water, hydrogen, and one or more hydrocarbons; and separating from said product stream (i) at least one light stream and ii) at least one heavy stream, wherein the method is characterized by a recycle ratio of ≦5.0..
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
06/25/15
20150175897

Catalyst for conversion of methanol to hydrocarbons


Methods are provided for performing a conversion reaction using a catalyst steamed under mild steaming conditions. Steaming a conversion catalyst under mild steaming conditions can provide an increased conversion activity and/or an increased run length for the catalyst during conversion of an oxygenate feed to aromatic hydrocarbons, such as benzene or xylene.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
06/25/15
20150175894

Propane process for producing crude oil and bitumen products


Disclosed are processes for producing bitumen-derived crude oil and heavy bitumen compositions from oil sand. The processes involve treating oil sand feedstock with a first hydrocarbon solvent comprised of propane to produce the bitumen-derived crude oil composition having an asphaltene content of not greater than 5 wt % pentane insoluble, and an oil-depleted oil sand.
Epic Oil Extractors, Llc
06/25/15
20150175879

Tight gas stimulation by in-situ nitrogen generation


Provided is a method and composition for the in-situ generation of synthetic sweet spots in tight-gas formations. The composition can include nitrogen generating compounds, which upon activation, react to generate heat and nitrogen gas.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
06/25/15
20150175876

Method and foam composition for recovering hydrocarbons from a subterranean reservoir


Enhanced recovery of hydrocarbons from a subterranean reservoir injects a gaseous reactant and a dispersion of oil, water, and nano-hybrid catalysts through an injection well into a subterranean formation. The combination of the dispersion and gaseous reactant(s) forms a stabilized foam within the subterranean formation.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Oklahoma
06/25/15
20150175874

Well proppant and recovering hydrocarbon from hydrocarbon-bearing formation


A well proppant containing fluororesin-coated particles having at least part of the surface of proppant particles coated with a fluororesin (f) having a volume flow rate of from 0.1 to 1000 mm3/sec, and a method for recovering hydrocarbons, which comprises a step of injecting a fluid containing the well proppant into a hydrocarbon-bearing formation 14 through a well 10 to support fractures 14a in the hydrocarbon-bearing formation 14, by the well proppant and a step of recovering hydrocarbons through the well 10 from the hydrocarbon-bearing formation 14 in which the fractures 14a are supported by the well proppant.. .
06/25/15
20150175758

Block copolymer and process for production of heat shrinkable film


The present invention provides a production process of a heat shrinkable film which is transparent, excellent in the balance of physical properties such as rigidity, elongation and shrink properties in both md and td, especially has a uniform film thickness and good stability in extrusion molding film while utilizing an inflation method; a block copolymer or hydrogenated product thereof, or a composition composed thereof excellent in tensile properties, optical properties, hardness, stretch properties, molding processability, shrink properties and solvent resistance and therefore suited for extrusion, injection molding and foams. The production process of a heat shrinkable film has a first inflation step of forming a tube having a thickness of from 0.05 to 0.5 mm by using a block copolymer having a vinyl aromatic hydrocarbon content of from 65 to 95 wt.
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
06/25/15
20150175745

Novel polyamide, preparation process therefor and uses thereof


The present invention relates to a novel polyamide synthesized from biobased monomers. The novel polyamide comprises the repeating unit of formula (i) below: formula (i), in which r represents a covalent bond or a divalent hydrocarbon-based chosen from saturated or unsaturated aliphatics, saturated or unsaturated cycloaliphatics, aromatics, arylaliphatics and alkylaromatics.
Rhodia Operations A Corporation
06/25/15
20150175742

Polyarylate resin, and resin solution and film using same


The polyarylate resin of the present invention includes a bisphenol residue represented by the general formula (1) and an aromatic dicarboxylic acid residue represented by the general formula (2). In formula (1), r1 and r2 each independently represent a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a halogenated alkyl group or a halogen atom, p and q each independently represent an integer of 0 to 4, and x represents a fluorine atom-containing divalent group.
Unitika Ltd.
06/25/15
20150175722

Polymer compound for a conductive polymer and manufacturing same


Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom or methyl group, r2 represents a single bond, an ester group, or a linear, branched, or cyclic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms which may have either or both of an ether group and an ester group, and z represents a phenylene group, naphthylene group, or ester group. There can be provided a polymer compound for a conductive polymer having a specific super strongly acidic sulfo group, which is soluble in an organic solvent, and suitably used for a fuel cell or dopant for a conductive material..
06/25/15
20150175632

Method for producing difluoro ester compound


Wherein r1 is a c1-30 alkyl group which may have a substituent, etc., and r2 is a c1-30 hydrocarbon group which may have a substituent, or r1 and r2 are bonded to form an alkylene group which forms, together with —c—c(o)—o—, a lactone ring.. .
06/25/15
20150175564

Polymerizable compound, polymerizable composition, polymer, optically anisotropic body, and producing polymerizable compound


A polymerizable compound has a practical low melting point, excellent solubility in a general-purpose solvent, and can produce an optical film at low cost, exhibits low reflected luminance, and achieves uniform conversion of polarized light over a wide wavelength band, an optically anisotropic article. A carbonyl compound is useful as a raw material for producing the polymerizable compound.
Zeon Corporation
06/25/15
20150175506

Methods and apparatuses for isomerizing hydrocarbons


Methods and apparatuses are provided for isomerizing a hydrocarbon stream. The method includes isomerizing a hydrocarbon stream in a reactor to produce an intermediate isomerized stream.
Uop Llc
06/25/15
20150175505

Methods and systems for isomerizing paraffins


Disclosed is a method and system for isomerizing paraffins to improve the isomerate yield, to minimize catalyst content, and to reduce the pressure drop observed in the isomerization reactor. In one embodiment, a method for isomerizing paraffins includes providing a hydrocarbon stream including linear paraffin compounds and passing the hydrocarbon stream to a first lead/lag isomerization reactor pair to isomerize a portion the linear paraffin compounds to branched paraffin compounds.
Uop Llc
06/25/15
20150175502

Method for making high purity dicyclopentadiene


A method for making high purity dicyclopentadiene comprises the following steps: providing a dimer feedstock comprising dicyclopentadiene and methyl dicyclopentadiene; blending the dimer feedstock and a diluent to obtain a first blend; cracking the first blend in a vapor phase at 300° c. To 400° c.
Cpc Corporation, Taiwan
06/25/15
20150175501

Process for converting oxygenates to aromatic hydrocarbons


Processes for catalytically converting oxygenates to hydrocarbon products having an increased c6-c8 aromatics content therein. A first mixture comprising ≧10.0 wt.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.
06/25/15
20150175500

Methods of deoxygenation of tall oil and production of polymerizable monomers therefrom


A method of deoxygenation of tall oil as well as methods for the production of aliphatic hydrocarbons and polymerizable monomers from tall oil. Sulphurous crude tall oil together with hydrogen gas is fed into a reactor comprising a catalyst bed.
Stora Enso Oyj
06/25/15
20150175498

Process for converting oxygenates to aromatic hydrocarbons


Embodiments of the invention provide processes for catalytically converting oxygenates to hydrocarbon products having an increased c6-c8 aromatics content therein. Particular processes include (a) providing a first mixture comprising ≧10.0 wt.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.
06/25/15
20150175497

One-step production of long-chain hydrocarbons from waste-biomass-derived chemicals


Methods for deriving a high-c hydrocarbon fuel from an organic source feedstock are provided. The method can include: contacting a mixture of the organic source feedstock and an aldehyde with a catalytic material to produce a product stream comprising a high-c hydrocarbon fuel, and separating the high-c hydrocarbon fuel in the product stream from any remaining organic source feedstock or aldehyde.
06/25/15
20150175452

Method and system for using subsea dispersants


Method and system is described to enhance operations for managing the hydrocarbon release. The method and system for managing a hydrocarbon release includes one or more vessels configured to collect mineral fines, to transfer the mineral fines to a hydrocarbon, and inject the mineral fines into the hydrocarbons at or near the hydrocarbon release location.
06/25/15
20150175451

Systems and methods for waste oil recovery


Systems and methods to improve the removal and capture of oil from wastewater streams. The water and oil mixture (wastewater) is diluted and treated to provide better solubilization of hydrophilic and hydrophobic fractions using captive water and a diluent.
Environmental Management Alternatives, Inc
06/25/15
20150175417

Method for modifying carbon dioxide using carbon black catalyst


The present invention relates to a method including a step of manufacturing a synthetic gas of carbon monoxide and hydrogen by reacting a hydrocarbon and carbon dioxide with a carbon black catalyst.. .
Sk Global Chemical Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150174565

Zeolite catalysts, methods for producing zeolite catalysts, and methods for producing lower olefins


The zeolite catalysts are used in the production of lower olefins from hydrocarbon feedstocks with low boiling points such as light naphtha. The zeolite catalysts are mfi-type crystalline aluminosilicates containing iron atoms and have molar ratios of iron atoms to total moles of iron atoms and aluminum atoms in the range from 0.4 to 0.7.
06/25/15
20150174564

Pt-pd diesel oxidation catalyst with co/hc light-off and hc storage function


A diesel oxidation catalyst for the treatment of exhaust gas emissions, such as the oxidation of unburned hydrocarbons (hc), and carbon monoxide (co) and the reduction of nitrogen oxides (nox) is described. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a washcoat composition comprising high silica to alumina zeolite and platinum and palladium such that the zeolite minimizes negative interactions of these platinum group metals with the zeolite..
Basf Se
06/25/15
20150174560

Fcc catalyst compositions containing boron oxide


Described are fluid catalytic cracking (fcc) compositions, methods of manufacture and use. Fcc catalyst compositions comprise particles containing a non-zeolitic component and one or more boron oxide components.
Basf Corporation
06/25/15
20150174559

Phosphorus-modified fcc catalysts


Described are fluid catalytic cracking (fcc) compositions, methods of manufacture and use. Fcc catalyst compositions comprise catalytic microspheres containing a zeolite, a non-zeolitic component, and a rare earth component.
Basf Corporation
06/25/15
20150174548

Catalytic microchannel reformer


An apparatus and method for enhancing the yield and purity of hydrogen when reforming hydrocarbons is disclosed in one embodiment of the invention as including receiving a hydrocarbon feedstock fuel (e.g., methane, vaporized methanol, natural gas, vaporized diesel, etc.) and steam at a reaction zone and reacting the hydrocarbon feedstock fuel and steam in the presence of a catalyst to produce hydrogen gas. The hydrogen gas is selectively removed from the reaction zone while the reaction is occurring by selectively diffusing the hydrogen gas through a porous ceramic membrane.
Ceramatec, Inc.
06/18/15
20150171477

Lithium secondary battery


Wherein r6 to r8 each independently represents aliphatic hydrocarbon group or fluorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon group, wherein the group may have a substituent, with the proviso that at least one of r6 to r8 is fluorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon group.. .
06/18/15
20150171453

Catalyst layer for anion-exchange membrane fuel cells, membrane-electrode assembly, anion-exchange membrane fuel cell using membrane-electrode assembly, and operating anion-exchange membrane fuel cell


The present invention provides: (1) a catalyst layer for anion-exchange membrane fuel cells, which comprises a catalyst and a non-crosslinked hydrocarbon anion-exchange resin that has an anion exchange capacity of 1.8-3.5 mmol/g; (2) a membrane-electrode assembly for anion-exchange membrane fuel cells, which comprises a hydrocarbon anion-exchange membrane and the catalyst layer; and (3) an anion-exchange membrane fuel cell which is provided with the membrane-electrode assembly.. .
Tokuyama Corporation
06/18/15
20150171425

Silicon composite, making method, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell negative electrode material


A silicon composite comprises silicon particles whose surface is at least partially coated with a silicon carbide layer. It is prepared by subjecting a silicon powder to thermal cvd with an organic hydrocarbon gas and/or vapor at 900-1,400° c., and heating the powder for removing an excess free carbon layer from the surface through oxidative decomposition..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
06/18/15
20150170976

Method for producing high-purity polycrystalline silicon


The present invention provides technology for realizing higher purification of a polycrystalline silicon. First, trichlorosilane is prepared as a sample (s101) and then the carbon-containing impurities content in the trichlorosilane is analyzed by gc/ms-sim method (s102).
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
06/18/15
20150168832

Photosensitive resin composition, photosensitive dry film, pattern formation method, printed circuit board, and producing same


The photosensitive resin composition of the present invention contains a vinyl-based (co)polymer (i) obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture (α) containing a vinyl-based monomer (a) having a phenolic hydroxyl group, a vinyl-based copolymer (ii) having a weight-average molecular weight of 15,000 to 120,000, obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture (β) containing a vinyl-based monomer (b) represented by ch2═cr1coo(r2o)kr3 (wherein r1=a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r2=a hydrocarbon group having a carbon number of 1 to 4, r3=a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and k=1 to 90) and a carboxyl group-containing vinyl-based monomer (c), a photosensitive substance (iii), and a compound (iv) which is a specific aromatic polyhydroxy compound.. .
Micro Process Inc.
06/18/15
20150168829

Sulfonium salt, resist composition and resist pattern forming process


A sulfonium salt of formula (1) is provided wherein a1 is a divalent hydrocarbon group, a2 is a divalent hydrocarbon group, a3 is hydrogen or a monovalent hydrocarbon group, b1 is an alkylene or arylene group, k is 0 or 1, r1, r2 and r3 are alkyl, alkenyl, oxoalkyl, aryl, aralkyl or aryloxoalkyl. A resist composition comprising the sulfonium salt as pag exhibits a very high resolution when processed by eb and euv lithography.
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
06/18/15
20150168598

Methods and systems for non-physical attribute management in reservoir simulation


A disclosed method for a hydrocarbon production system includes collecting production system data. The method also includes performing a simulation based on the collected data, a fluid model, and a fully-coupled set of equations.
Landmark Graphics Corporation
06/18/15
20150168588

Mapping hydrocarbon liquid properties of a kerogencontaining source rock


A method is disclosed for generating an areal map of a pre-determined hydrocarbon liquid property of a subsurface kerogen-containing source rock from an electromagnetic resistivity profile. Preferably, the profile is generated by a transient em method such as a long-offset transient electromagnetic (lotem) method.
Genie Ip B.v.
06/18/15
20150168587

Methods for compositional analysis of downhole fluids using data from nmr and other tools


Methods and apparatuses are provided for analyzing a composition of a hydrocarbon-containing fluid. The methods include using a nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) tool to conduct nmr measurements on the hydrocarbon-containing fluid to obtain nmr data.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/18/15
20150168586

Methods for compositional analysis of downhole fluids using data from nmr and other tools


Methods and apparatuses are provided for analyzing a composition of a hydrocarbon-containing fluid. The methods include using a nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) tool to conduct an nmr measurement on the hydrocarbon-containing fluid to obtain nmr data.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/18/15
20150168585

Methods for compositional analysis of downhole fluids using data from nmr and other tools


Apparatus and methods of analyzing a composition of a hydrocarbon-containing fluid including using a nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) tool to conduct a nmr relaxation measurement, a diffusion measurement, or both on the hydrocarbon-containing fluid to obtain nmr data, using a non-nmr tool to conduct an additional measurement of a reference fluid to obtain non-nmr data wherein the additional measurement comprises gas chromatography, optical observation, or both, and using the nmr data and the non-nmr data in an inversion process to determine an indication of the composition of the hydrocarbon-containing fluid. In some embodiments, the indication is determined over 4 chain length nodes..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
06/18/15
20150167968

Process and covering the energy needs of communities using organic waste


A process and relating apparatus is provided which aim at producing industrially usable resultants from hydrocarboneous materials such as used rubber, plastic and municipal waste. The waste is subjected to oxygen-free pyrolysis in the presence of zeolite type catalyst during which gaseous and liquid hydrocarbons are produced with the process being tilted towards producing significantly more from the latter.
06/18/15
20150167888

Apparatus for thermal management of hydrocarbon fluid transport systems


Apparatus for thermal management of a hydrocarbon fluid transport system, the apparatus comprising means adapted to maintain the temperature of hydro-carbon fluid in the transport system at a temperature above the temperature at which hydrocarbon hydrates will form. Heat loss between a valve body (1) and its actuator (11) can be reduced by insulating the stem (13) connecting them.
Framo Engineering As
06/18/15
20150167444

Method


The present invention provides a steam-based method and system for recovering and processing a hydrocarbon mixture from a subterranean formation. The method comprises: (i) injecting steam into said formation to mobilise said hydrocarbon mixture; (ii) recovering said mobilised hydrocarbon mixture, wherein said mobilised hydrocarbon mixture comprises water and hydrocarbon; (iii) separating said hydrocarbon mixture to produce separated water and separated hydrocarbon, wherein a diluent is added to said mobilised hydrocarbon mixture prior to said separation; (iv) deasphalting said separated hydrocarbon to produce a deasphalted hydrocarbon and asphaltenes; (v) combusting said asphaltenes in an oxycombustion process to generate steam and/or energy and c02; and (vi) injecting said steam produced in step (v) into said formation and/or applying said energy produced in step (v) to generate steam and injecting said steam into said formation; wherein said method is at least partially self-sufficient in terms of steam generation and said method is at least partially self-sufficient in terms of diluent..
Statoil Canada Limited
06/18/15
20150167438

Electric fracturing of a reservoir


A device is proposed for fracturing a geological hydrocarbon reservoir, including two packers defining a confined space therebetween in a well drilled in the reservoir, an apparatus for regulating the temperature of a fluid in the confined space, a pair of two electrodes arranged in the confined space, and an electric circuit to generate an electric arc between the two electrodes. The circuit includes at least one voltage source connected to the electrodes and an inductor coil between the voltage source and one of the two electrodes.
Total S.a.
06/18/15
20150167437

Stimulation enhancing oil production


A method of recovering in situ hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation includes injecting a volume of fluid with composition comprising 0.01 mass % or more of at least one ketone and 50 mass % or more of water into an injection well completed in the subterranean formation; and producing at least a fraction of the injected volume of fluid and in situ hydrocarbons from the subterranean formation through a production well completed in the subterranean formation. A hydrocarbon recovery system includes an injection apparatus connected to a well formed in a subterranean formation and a storage container in fluid communication with the injection apparatus.
Statoil Gulf Services Llc
06/18/15
20150167436

Method to maintain reservoir pressure during hydrocarbon recovery operations using electrical heating means with or without injection of non-condensable gases


A method for recovering hydrocarbons from an underground formation having a first exploited or partially exploited region of a hydrocarbon-containing formation and a second less exploited hydrocarbon-containing region in fluid communication or in partial fluid communication with said first region. Electrical heating means is provided in the first region, and electrical energy supplied to the first region to raise or sustain its pressure to mitigate the loss of fluids and pressure from the second region due to hydraulic interaction with the first region.
Husky Oil Operations Limited


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