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05/12/16
20160134693 
 Automated information logging and viewing system for hydrocarbon recovery operations patent thumbnailAutomated information logging and viewing system for hydrocarbon recovery operations
An example method for automated message logging may include receiving a message from a first client in communication with a server. The received message may be placed the in a first queue at the server.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


05/12/16
20160133814 
 Fuel-flexible thermal power generator for electric loads patent thumbnailFuel-flexible thermal power generator for electric loads
An apparatus and method configured to provide electric power from a thermal source. The apparatus may include a thermoelectric generator and a heat source.
Sheetak, Inc.


05/12/16
20160133737 
 Carbon doping semiconductor devices patent thumbnailCarbon doping semiconductor devices
A method of fabricating a semiconductor device can include forming a iii-n semiconductor layer in a reactor and injecting a hydrocarbon precursor into the reactor, thereby carbon doping the iii-n semiconductor layer and causing the iii-n semiconductor layer to be insulating or semi-insulating. A semiconductor device can include a substrate and a carbon doped insulating or semi-insulating iii-n semiconductor layer on the substrate.
Transphorm Inc.


05/12/16
20160133444 
 Ink composition for detecting plasma treatment and indicator for detecting plasma treatment patent thumbnailInk composition for detecting plasma treatment and indicator for detecting plasma treatment
(wherein r1, r2, r3, and r4 are each independently hydrogen or a straight-chain or branched aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms; x is oxygen or an ester bond; ao is a repeating unit derived from an alkylene oxide; n is an integer of 1 to 200; the sum of a, b, and c is an integer of 3 to 200; and the sum of p and q is an integer of 0 to 20).. .

05/12/16
20160131979 
 Flexographic printing element which can be digitally imaged and has a polar, ultra-thin barrier layer patent thumbnailFlexographic printing element which can be digitally imaged and has a polar, ultra-thin barrier layer
Digital imageable flexographic printing elements for producing flexographic printing plates, which are developable using hydrocarbon-comprising washout media and which, between the photopolymerizable layer and the digital imageable layer, have a polar, ultrathin, oxygen-blocking barrier layer. Methods for producing flexographic printing plates using such digital imageable flexographic printing elements, by imaging, exposing, washing out, drying, and post-treating, the washout being formed by means of hydrocarbon-comprising washout media..
Flint Group Germany Gmbh


05/12/16
20160131975 
 Resist composition and  producing resist pattern patent thumbnailResist composition and producing resist pattern
Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom or a c3 to c18 alicyclic hydrocarbon group, a1 represents a single bond, a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group or *-a2-x1-(a3-x2)a-(a4)b-, * represents a binding site to an oxygen atom, a2, a3 and a4 each independently represent a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group, x1 and x2 each independently represent —o—, —co—o— or —o—co—, a represents 0 or 1, b represents 0 or 1, and r2 represents a c1 to c13 fluorinated saturated hydrocarbon group.. .

05/12/16
20160131971 
 Compound, resin, resist composition and  producing resist pattern patent thumbnailCompound, resin, resist composition and producing resist pattern
Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or a c1 to c6 alkyl group in which a hydrogen atom can be replaced by a halogen atom, r2 represents a c1 to c12 fluorinated saturated hydrocarbon group, a1 represents a c2 to c6 alkanediyl group or *-a2-x1-(a3-x2)a-a4b-, * represents a binding site to an oxygen atom in —o—co—, a2, a3 and a4 each independently represent a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group, x1 and x2 each independently represent —o—, —co—o— or —o—co—, and “a” represents 0 or 1.. .

05/12/16
20160131632 
 Apparatus,  detecting salt in a hydrocarbon fluid patent thumbnailApparatus, detecting salt in a hydrocarbon fluid
A method for determining a salt concentration of a hydrocarbon fluid using a conductivity sensor and a hydrocarbon testing solution includes forming the hydrocarbon testing solution. The electropolymerizable monomer is operable to form a resultant associated polymer at a peak potential of the electropolymerizable polymer.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


05/12/16
20160131631 
 Method for characterizing the hydrocarbon content of a reformate stream patent thumbnailMethod for characterizing the hydrocarbon content of a reformate stream
Method for characterizing the hydrocarbon content of a reformate sample stream. Water and ammonia are removed from the sample stream and the hydrocarbon content is measured using a chemical component analyzer..
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131424 
 Refining assemblies and refining methods for rich natural gas patent thumbnailRefining assemblies and refining methods for rich natural gas
Refining assemblies and methods for refining rich natural gas containing a first methane gas and other hydrocarbons that are heavier than methane gas are disclosed. In some embodiments, the assemblies may include a methane-producing assembly configured to receive at least one liquid-containing feed stream that includes water and rich natural gas and to produce an output stream therefrom by (a) converting at least a substantial portion of the other hydrocarbons of the rich natural gas with the water to a second methane gas, a lesser portion of the water, and other gases, and (b) allowing at least a substantial portion of the first methane gas from the rich natural gas to pass through the methane-producing assembly unconverted.
Element 1 Corp.


05/12/16
20160131055 

System and determining the reid vapor pressure of fuel combusted by an engine and for controlling fuel delivery to cylinders of the engine based on the reid vapor pressure


A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a reid vapor pressure (rvp) module and a fuel control module. The rvp module determines a reid vapor pressure of fuel combusted by an engine based on a hydrocarbon concentration measured by a hydrocarbon sensor disposed in a fuel system of the engine.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


05/12/16
20160130927 

Methods, apparatus and products for production of fluids from subterranean formations


Methods, apparatus and products for separating oil and mud filtrate down hole and production of each to the surface via separate tubing, that includes custom engineered drill pipe for which two types of openings called ports have been cut or drilled: production ports and isolation ports. The production port produces formation fluid (normally hydrocarbons) from a perforation.

05/12/16
20160130912 

Method and secondary recovery operations in hydrocarbon formations


A production casing string including a plurality of propellant sleeves positioned on an exterior of the production casing string, and each propellant sleeve includes a firing mechanism and a firing sleeve for selectively covering and uncovering the firing mechanism. The casing string also includes an identifiable marker associated with each propellant sleeve and at least one selective bi-directional valve assembly associated with each propellant sleeve..
Superior Energy Services, Llc


05/12/16
20160130725 

Highly twinned, oriented polycrystalline diamond film and manufacture thereof


In a method of chemical vapor deposition (cvd) growth of a polycrystalline diamond film in a cvd reactor, a gas mixture of gaseous hydrogen and a gaseous hydrocarbon is introduced into the cvd reactor. A plasma formed from the gas mixture is maintained above a surface of a conductive substrate disposed in the cvd reactor and causes a polycrystalline diamond film to grow on the surface of the conductive substrate.
Ii-vi Incorporated


05/12/16
20160130516 

Refining assemblies and refining methods for rich natural gas


Refining assemblies and methods for refining rich natural gas containing a first methane gas and other hydrocarbons that are heavier than methane gas are disclosed. In some embodiments, the assemblies may include a methane-producing assembly configured to receive at least one liquid-containing feed stream that includes water and rich natural gas and to produce an output stream therefrom by (a) converting at least a substantial portion of the other hydrocarbons of the rich natural gas with the water to a second methane gas, a lesser portion of the water, and other gases, and (b) allowing at least a substantial portion of the first methane gas from the rich natural gas to pass through the methane-producing assembly unconverted.
Element 1 Corp.


05/12/16
20160130515 

Refining assemblies and refining methods for rich natural gas


Refining assemblies and methods for refining rich natural gas containing a first methane gas and other hydrocarbons that are heavier than methane gas are disclosed. In some embodiments, the assemblies may include a methane-producing assembly configured to receive at least one liquid-containing feed stream that includes water and rich natural gas and to produce an output stream therefrom by (a) converting at least a substantial portion of the other hydrocarbons of the rich natural gas with the water to a second methane gas, a lesser portion of the water, and other gases, and (b) allowing at least a substantial portion of the first methane gas from the rich natural gas to pass through the methane-producing assembly unconverted.
Element 1 Corp.


05/12/16
20160130512 

Hydrocarbon processing apparatuses and methods of refining hydrocarbons with absorptive recovery of c3+ hydrocarbons


hydrocarbon processing apparatuses and methods of refining hydrocarbons are provided herein. In an embodiment, a method of refining hydrocarbons includes providing a cracked stream that includes a sulfur-containing component and cracked hydrocarbons.
Uop Llc


05/12/16
20160130511 

Processes for recovering hydrocarbons from a drag stream from a slurry hydrocracker


A process for recovering hydrocarbons from a slurry hydrocracking reactor. The hydrocarbons are recovered by taking a drag stream of the slurry in the reactor.
Uop Llc


05/12/16
20160130509 

Process for producing hydrocarbons


The present invention relates to a process for converting feedstock comprising materials of biological origin into hydrocarbons, said process comprising the steps where a) feedstock comprising at least one material of biological origin is subjected to purification treatment to obtain purified feedstock, and b) the purified feedstock is subjected to hydroprocessing in the presence of at least one hydrodeoxygenation catalyst, at least one hydrodewaxing catalyst and at least one hydrodearomatization catalyst to obtain a hydroprocessing product.. .
Upm-kymmene Corporation


05/12/16
20160130508 

Compositions useful for oil extraction


The present invention relates to compositions comprising a plant material, and methods for using the same in extracting or removing a hydrocarbon-containing substance from a substrate or remediating a substrate.. .
Greenstract, Llc


05/12/16
20160130457 

Readily thermally degradable organic resin binder


[in the formula, r1 represents hydrogen or a methyl group and r2 represents hydrogen or a c1-12 straight-chain hydrocarbon group, branched-chain hydrocarbon group or hydroxyl group-bearing hydrocarbon group, or a polyalkylene oxide-containing group].. .

05/12/16
20160130418 

Tire comprising a rubber composition comprising an olefinic epoxide elastomer cross-linked by a polycarboxylic acid


In which r1 represents a hydrocarbon group or a hydrogen atom, r2 represents a hydrocarbon group, r3 and r4 represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group, or else r3 and r4 form, together with the carbon atoms of the imidazole ring to which they are attached, a ring.. .

05/12/16
20160130391 

Active ester resin containing phosphorus atom, epoxy resin composition and cured product thereof, prepreg, circuit board, and build-up film


The present invention provides an active ester resin containing a phosphorus atom capable of providing a cured product having all of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and dielectric characteristics, an epoxy resin composition containing the same as a curing agent, a cured product thereof, a prepreg, a circuit board, and a build-up film. The active ester resin containing a phosphorus atom has structure (i) in which a structural unit (α) in which a plurality of aromatic nuclei (x) are connected through an alicyclic hydrocarbon group is connected with another structural unit (α) through an arylene dicarbonyloxy group, and, at least one of the aromatic nuclei (x) present in the resin has a structural site (y) represented by any one of the following structural formulas (y1) to (y4) as a substituent on the aromatic nucleus..
Dic Corporation


05/12/16
20160130384 

Aromatic hydrocarbon formaldehyde resin, modified aromatic hydrocarbon formaldehyde resin and epoxy resin, and methods for producing these


Wherein r represents an organic group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms; m and n represent integers satisfying 1≦m+n≦10, m≧0 and n≧1.. .

05/12/16
20160130383 

Aromatic hydrocarbon formaldehyde resin, modified aromatic hydrocarbon formaldehyde resin, and epoxy resin, and producing these


Wherein r represents an organic group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms; l represents an integer of 0 to 2, and m and n represent integers satisfying 1≦m+n≦10, m≧0 and n≧1.. .

05/12/16
20160130246 

Thiourea compounds and their use as inhibitors of sirt2 or sirt5


A compound useful as a sirt2 or sirt5 inhibitor having the formula (1) wherein: r1 is a hydrocarbon group having at least two carbon atoms connected by carbon-carbon bonds, wherein said hydrocarbon group is optionally endcapped by a neutral or anionic oxygen-containing group; r2a, r2b, and r2c are independently selected from hydrogen atom and hydrocarbon groups; x0, x1, x2, and x3 are independently selected from —(ch2)n—, —nr5—, —o—, —s—, and a bond, wherein n represents 1, 2, or 3, provided that at least one of x0-x3 is —(ch2)n—; and r3 and r4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen atom, hydrocarbon groups, biological groups, and protecting groups. Also described are pharmaceutical compositions of the inhibiting compounds, and methods of treatment by administration of the inhibiting compounds..
Cornell University


05/12/16
20160130225 

Compound, material for organic electroluminescent elements, organic electroluminescent element, and electronic device


A compound is represented by a formula (1) below, in which k is an integer of 0 or more, m is an integer of 1 or more, n is an integer of 2 or more. L is a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon ring having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms, cn is a cyano group, and d1 and d2 are each independently represented by one of a formula (2), a formula (3) and formula (3x) below, d1 and d2 being optionally mutually the same or different..
Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160130215 

Cyclopropaneamine compound


Wherein a is a hydrocarbon group or heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s); r is h, a hydrocarbon group or heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s); a and r are optionally bonded to each other to form a ring optionally having substituent(s); q1, q2, q3 and q4 are each a hydrogen atom or a substituent; q1 and q2, and q3 and q4, are each optionally bonded to each other to form a ring optionally having substituent(s); x is h, an acyclic hydrocarbon group or saturated cyclic group optionally having substituent(s); y1, y2 and y3 are each h, a hydrocarbon group or heterocyclic group optionally having substituent(s); x and y1, and y1 and y2, are each optionally bonded to each other to form a ring optionally having substituent(s); and z1, z2 and z3 are each h or a substituent, or a salt thereof.. .

05/12/16
20160130212 

Compound, resin, resist composition and producing resist pattern


Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or a c1 to c6 alkyl group in which a hydrogen atom may be replaced by a halogen atom, r2 represents a c1 to c12 fluorinated saturated hydrocarbon group, a1 represents a single bond, a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group or *-a3-x1-(a4-x2)a-(a5)b-, * represents a binding site to an oxygen atom, a2, a3, a4 and a5 each independently represent a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group, x1 and x2 each independently represent —o—, —co—o— or —o—co—, w1 represents a c5 to c18 divalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group, a represents 0 or 1, and b represents 0 or 1.. .

05/12/16
20160130210 

Compound, resin, resist composition and producing resist pattern


Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or a c1 to c6 alkyl group in which a hydrogen atom may be replaced by a halogen atom, r2 represents a c1 to c6 perfluoroalkyl group or *—chrf1rf2, * represents a binding site to a carbonyl group, rf1 and rf2 each independently represent a c1 to c4 perfluoroalkyl group or rf1 and rf2 may be bonded together with a carbon atom bonded thereto to form a ring, a1 represents a single bond, a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group or **-a3-x1-(a4-x2)a-(a5)b-, ** represents a binding site to an oxygen atom, a2, a3, a4 and a5 each independently represent a c1 to c6 alkanediyl group, x1 and x2 each independently represent —o—, —co—o— or —o—co—, a and b each represent 0 or 1, and w1 represents a c5 to c18 divalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group.. .

05/12/16
20160130203 

Novel phenylnaphthol derivatives


Wherein, r1 to r3 are hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups or aryl groups, and r2 and r3 may be bonded together to form an aliphatic hydrocarbon ring or a heterocyclic ring, a and b are, respectively, integers of 0 to 4, r4 and r5 are hydroxyl groups, alkyl groups, haloalkyl groups, cycloalkyl groups, alkoxy groups, amino groups, heterocyclic groups having a nitrogen atom as a hetero atom and are bonded together via the nitrogen atom, cyano groups, nitro groups, formyl groups, hydroxycarbonyl groups, alkylcarbonyl groups, alkoxycarbonyl groups, halogen atoms, aralkyl groups, aralkoxy groups, aryloxy groups, aryl groups, heteroaryl groups bonded together via a carbon atom in the ring, alkylthio groups, cycloalkylthio groups, arylthio groups or heteroarylthio groups, and if r4 or r5 are present in a plural number, the plurality of r4 or the plurality of r5 may be the same or different, or 2 r4s or 2 r5s may be bonded together to form an alicyclic hydrocarbon ring or a heterocyclic ring. The compounds are useful as intermediate products for the synthesis of, for example, photochromic compounds..

05/12/16
20160130149 

Process for the synthesis of graphene and graphene derivatives from greenhouse gases and other carbonaceous waste products


Methods and processes are disclosed that utilize carbonates produced as a result of the conversion of carbon dioxide that are heated under conditions inhibiting complete combustion to produce vapors promoting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation in the formation of graphene, graphene derivatives and other useful nanoparticles as desired. In some embodiments, the waste gasses and streams from processes of extracting or processing carbonaceous materials are collected and refluxed with at least one solvent to promote polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation under conditions that inhibit complete combustion of the carbonaceous material can be used in the production of graphene, graphene derivatives and other useful nanoparticles.
Peerless Worldwide, Llc


05/12/16
20160130142 

Steam-hydrocarbon reforming process


A steam-hydrocarbon reforming process utilizing a prereformer where a portion of the effluent from the prereformer is conditioned and the c2+ hydrocarbon content in the conditioned effluent measured. The molar flow rate of steam to the prereformer is increased or decreased responsive to measuring the c2+ hydrocarbon content of the conditioned effluent..
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.


05/12/16
20160129429 

Method of producing zeolite encapsulated nanoparticles


The invention therefore relates to a method for producing zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype encapsulated metal nanoparticles, the method comprises the steps of: 1) adding one or more metal precursors to a silica or alumina source; 2) reducing the one or more metal precursors to form metal nanoparticles on the surface of the silica or alumina source; 3) passing a gaseous hydrocarbon, alkyl alcohol or alkyl ether over the silica or alumina supported metal nanoparticles to form a carbon template coated zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype precursor composition; 4a) adding a structure directing agent to the carbon template coated zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype precursor composition thereby creating a zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype gel composition; 4b) crystallising the zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype gel composition by subjecting said composition to a hydrothermal treatment; 5) removing the carbon template and structure directing agent and isolating the resulting zeolite, zeolite-like or zeotype encapsulated metal nanoparticles.. .
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet


05/12/16
20160129428 

Self-activating hydroprocessing catalyst having enhanced activity and self-activation characteristics and its use for treating resid feedstocks


A self-activating catalyst for treating heavy hydrocarbon feedstocks that comprises a calcined particle treated with a sulfoxide compound in the presence of hydrogen. The calcined particle comprises a co-mulled mixture made by co-mulling inorganic oxide powder, molybdenum trioxide powder, and a nickel compound and then forming the co-mulled mixture into a particle that is calcined to thereby provide the calcined particle.
Shell Oil Company


05/12/16
20160129427 

Catalyst composition for photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide


The present subject matter describes a catalyst composition based on sodium tantalate, a modifying agent and at least one co-catalyst and the process of preparing the catalyst composition. The process for photocatalytic reduction of co2 comprises re-acting carbon dioxide and alkaline water in the presence of catalyst composition that is irradiated with radiation with wavelength in the range of 300-700 nm to produce lower hydrocarbons and hydrocarbon oxygenates..
Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras


05/12/16
20160129424 

Catalytic decomposition of lower hydrocarbons to produce carbon oxides free hydrogen and bamboo shaped carbon nanotubes


In accordance with the present subject matter there is provided a process for catalytic decomposition of lower hydrocarbons to produce carbon oxides free hydrogen and bamboo shaped carbon nanotubes over a catalyst composition. The process for catalytic decomposition of lower hydrocarbons comprises contacting lower hydrocarbon over a catalyst composition, where the catalyst composition comprising, a catalyst, at least one modifying agent and a support material..
Centre For High Technology (cht)


05/12/16
20160129423 

Supported iron catalysts, methods of making, methods of hydrocarbon decomposition


Embodiments of the present disclosure also provide for a supported fused fe catalyst, a method of making the supported fused fe catalyst, methods of hydrocarbon decomposition, and the like.. .
King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology


05/12/16
20160129413 

Fluid catalytic cracking cracking hydrocarbons


Methods and fcc apparatuses are provided for cracking hydrocarbons. An fcc apparatus includes a riser with a riser outlet positioned within a reactor catalyst collection area.
Uop Llc


05/12/16
20160129395 

Flue gas treatment system and flue gas treatment method


The present invention provides a flue gas treatment system and a flue gas treatment method that enable the stable long-term operation of a plant by reducing nox in a combustion flue gas and reducing the concentration of so3 more compared with that available conventionally. The flue gas treatment method of removing nox and so3 in the gas that includes nox and so3 includes a denitration and so3 reduction step of denitrating the gas and reducing so3 into so2, in which nh3 as a first additive and a second additive including one or more selected from the group consisting of an olefinic hydrocarbon expressed by a general formula: cnh2, (n is an integer of 2 to 4) and a paraffinic hydrocarbon expressed by a general formula: cmh2m+2 (m is an integer of 2 to 4) are added to the gas before bringing the gas into contact with a catalyst..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.


05/12/16
20160129371 

System and method to measure hydrocarbons produced from a well


A method and system for metering liquid production at a well comprises an actuated back pressure control valve, a liquid pump, a liquid flow meter and a pressure sensor, both intermediate the liquid pump and the back pressure control valve, and a separator having a liquid discharge conduit, a pressure sensor and a liquid/gas interface sensor disposed to monitor a section of the separator. The liquid pump receives a stream of liquid removed from the monitored section of the separator and moves the liquid stream through the flow meter and the back pressure control valve.
Crossstream Energy, Llc


05/05/16
20160126342 

Carbon doping semiconductor devices


A method of fabricating a semiconductor device can include forming a iii-n semiconductor layer in a reactor and injecting a hydrocarbon precursor into the reactor, thereby carbon doping the iii-n semiconductor layer and causing the iii-n semiconductor layer to be insulating or semi-insulating. A semiconductor device can include a substrate and a carbon doped insulating or semi-insulating iii-n semiconductor layer on the substrate.
Transphorm Inc.


05/05/16
20160126021 

Photoelectric conversion element and solar cell


Where r denotes an aromatic hydrocarbon group which has 6-20 carbon atoms and may have an alkyl or alkoxy group as substituent, x denotes a monovalent group expressed by structural formula (i), (ii) or (iii), and y denotes a phenyl group which may have an alkyl or alkoxy group as substituent,. .

05/05/16
20160124117 

Managing discontinuities in geologic models


A method and system are described for generating a geologic model having material properties for a faulted subsurface region. The method and system involve parameterizing corresponding fault surfaces and solving an energy optimization equation and/or conservation law equation for the corresponding fault surfaces based on parameterized nodes on the fault surfaces to generate a displacement map.

05/05/16
20160123945 

Nox sensor calibration and application in lean nox trap aftertreat systems


An aftertreatment system utilizes chemical reactions to treat an exhaust gas flow. A system for aftertreatment of the exhaust gas flow includes a nox sensor configured to monitor within the exhaust gas flow one of a lambda value and a nox concentration value and a computerized processor device configured to calibrate the monitored value for presence of one of nh3, h2, and hydrocarbons.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


05/05/16
20160123889 

Methods and determination of halohydrocarbons


A real-time, on-line method and analytical system for determining halohydrocarbons in water which operate by (1) extracting on-line samples; (2) purging volatile halohydrocarbons from the water (e.g., with air or nitrogen); (3) carrying the purge gas containing the analytes of interest over a porous surface where the analytes are adsorbed; (4) recovering the analytes from the porous surface with heat (thermal desorption) or solvent (solvent elution) to drive the analytes into an organic chemical mixture; (5) generating an optical change (e.g., color change) in dependence upon a reaction involving the analytes and a pyridine derivative; and (6) measuring optical characteristics associated with the reaction to quantify the volatile halogenated hydrocarbon concentration.. .
Bolt, N.v.


05/05/16
20160123872 

Method and system for nir spectroscopy of mixtures to evaluate composition of components of the mixtures


A method of estimating the relative concentration of at least two components contained in a mixture of the components is disclosed. At least two mixtures are produced by combining the at least two components, each of the at least two mixtures having different concentrations of the at least two components.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


05/05/16
20160123220 

Four-cycle internal combustion engine with curtailed intake process


A four-cycle naturally-aspirated internal combustion engine has a permanent curtailed intake process, which allows the temperature and pressure of intake air to the combustion cylinders to be tightly controlled, and enables a very small combustion chamber so that a much higher compression ratio and pre-ignition compression pressure can be achieved without approaching the air/fuel mixture auto-ignition threshold. The maximum threshold of curtailed intake volume is determined to be 68% of engine cylinder volume to achieve a compression ratio cr of 18 or higher.

05/05/16
20160123141 

Reservoir hydrocarbon calculations from surface hydrocarbon compositions


An apparatus for performing reservoir hydrocarbon calculations from surface hydrocarbon compositions during a drilling operation in a reservoir using a drilling fluid is described herein. The apparatus comprises a processor and a memory device coupled to the processor.
Haliburton Energy Services, Inc.


05/05/16
20160123131 

Deepwater low-rate appraisal production systems


A method for appraising a deepwater well comprising: producing a first quantity of hydrocarbon from an undersea reservoir; transporting the first quantity of hydrocarbon to a floating vessel; off loading the first quantity of hydrocarbon from the vessel; producing a second quantity of hydrocarbon from the undersea reservoir; and transporting the second quantity of hydrocarbon to the floating vessel.. .
Shell Oil Company


05/05/16
20160123120 

Systems, methods, and computer medium to optimize storage for hydrocarbon reservoir simulation


Embodiments of systems, non-transitory computer-readable medium having one or more computer programs stored therein, and computer-implemented methods are provided to enhance data storage and retrieval during performance of a plurality of hydrocarbon reservoir simulation runs of one or more hydrocarbon reservoir simulation models. Embodiments can relate to performing hydrocarbon reservoir simulation runs while efficiently storing simulation files by utilizing file links rather than duplicate copies of simulation files.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


05/05/16
20160122671 

Method for extracting natural gas liquids from natural gas using an adsorbent media comprising a partially pyrolized macroporous polymer


A method is disclosed for the separation of ethane and heavier hydrocarbons or propane and heavier hydrocarbons from natural gas to provide a methane-rich natural gas stream and less volatile natural gas liquids (ngls). This method provides for passing a natural gas feedstream though a regenerable adsorbent media which adsorbs the ngls to provides the methane rich natural gas product.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


05/05/16
20160122667 

Upgrading hydrocarbon pyrolysis products


The invention relates to a process for upgrading pyrolysis tar, such as steam cracker tar, in the presence of a utility fluid. The utility fluid contains 2-ring and/or 3-ring aromatics and has solubility blending number (sbn)≧120.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.


05/05/16
20160122666 

Process for the production of fuels of heavy fuel type from a heavy hydrocarbon-containing feedstock using a separation between the hydrotreatment stage and the hydrocracking stage


The present invention describes a process for the production of fuel of the heavy fuel oil type, this fuel optionally being able to become a marine fuel, from a heavy hydrocarbon-containing feedstock having a sulphur content of at least 0.5% by weight, an initial boiling temperature of at least 350° c. And a final boiling temperature of at least 450° c., a process using a fixed-bed hydrotreatment stage, an intermediate separation and a hydrocracking stage comprising at least one reactor of the hybrid type..
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


05/05/16
20160122665 

Process for converting petroleum feedstocks comprising a stage of fixed-bed hydrotreatment, a stage of ebullating-bed hydrocracking, a stage of maturation and a stage of separation of the sediments for the production of fuel oils with a low sediment content


The invention relates to a process for treating a hydrocarbon-containing feedstock comprising the following stages: a) a stage of fixed-bed hydrotreatment, b) an optional stage of separation of the effluent originating from the hydrotreatment stage a), c) a stage of hydrocracking of at least a part of the effluent from stage a) or of at least a part of the heavy fraction originating from stage b), d) a stage of separation of the effluent originating from stage c), e) a stage of maturation of the heavy liquid fraction originating from the separation stage d), f) a stage of separation of the sediments from the heavy liquid fraction originating from the maturation stage e).. .
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


05/05/16
20160122664 

Processes for maximizing high quality distillate


A process for producing a high quality distillate that meets the ultralow sulfur, cold flow, and distillation requirements. The feed stream is first hydrotreated and dewaxed in the same reactor to provide a hydrotreated and dewaxed effluent.
Uop Llc


05/05/16
20160122663 

Integrated hydrotreating and slurry hydrocracking process


An integrated slurry hydrocracking process and apparatus are described. The process includes introducing heavy residual hydrocarbon oil and a hydrogen stream into a slurry hydrocracking zone.
Uop Llc


05/05/16
20160122662 

Process for converting petroleum feedstocks comprising a visbreaking stage, a maturation stage and a stage of separating the sediments for the production of fuel oils with a low sediment content


The invention relates to a process for converting a hydrocarbon-containing feedstock containing at least one hydrocarbon fraction having a sulphur content of at least 0.1% by weight, an initial boiling temperature of at least 340° c. And a final boiling temperature of at least 440° c., making it possible to obtain a heavy fraction having a sediment content after ageing of less than or equal to 0.1% by weight, said process comprising the following stages: a) a stage of visbreaking the feedstock in at least one maturation chamber (soaker), b) a stage of separating the effluent obtained at the end of stage a), c) a stage of maturation of the heavy fraction originating from stage b), d) a stage of separating the sediments from the heavy fraction originating from the maturation stage c) in order to obtain said heavy fraction..
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


05/05/16
20160122659 

Metal removal from liquid hydrocarbon streams


Multi-valent metals, such as mercury, may be removed from a liquid hydrocarbon stream, such as crude oil, by optionally blending the liquid hydrocarbon stream with water or alternatively utilizing the water existing in the hydrocarbon as received, to give a homogeneous blend, and adding at least one demulsifier to the liquid hydrocarbon, water and/or homogeneous blend. Water is then extracted leaving a treated liquid hydrocarbon, and the treated liquid hydrocarbon is passed through at least one particle filter and optionally a series of filters of sequentially decreasing pore size.
Baker Hughes Incorporated


05/05/16
20160122658 

Process, method, and system for removing heavy metals from fluids


Particulate mercury, in the form of metacinnabar, is removed from crude oil by thermally treating the crude oil at temperatures in a range from 150° c. To 350° c.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


05/05/16
20160122654 

A method and a system for processing plastic waste


A method for processing of plastic and/or rubber waste to generate energetic gas comprising aliphatic hydrocarbons c1-c4, carbon oxide and hydrogen, wherein the waste may comprise halogens, sulphur, nitrogen and oxygen and may be contaminated by substances of inorganic origin comprising ceramic and metallic materials, the method comprising processing the waste in a pyrolysis process, wherein a powdered waste material is fed to a microwave drum reactor (102), where it is heated by microwaves while being moved through the reactor (102), the method comprising: conducting the pyrolysis reaction inside the reactor (102) at a temperature of 800-950° c. To obtain end products comprising gases, dust and a porous char of a large surface area having absorptive properties; separating the char from the other pyrolysis products by deposition; directing a portion, preferably a quarter, of the obtained char to a filter (105); directing the dust and gases to a gas cooling apparatus (103) comprising at least two synchronized screw conveyors, wherein the gases are cooled to a temperature of 120-160° c.

05/05/16
20160122631 

Proppant and proppant delivery system


A method of increasing hydrocarbon production, the method including fracturing downhole formation and disposing an expandable proppant into the downhole formation. The method further includes expanding the expandable proppant into contact with the downhole formation and holding open the downhole formation with the expandable proppant.

05/05/16
20160122619 

Cationic ammonium surfactants as low dosage hydrate inhibitors


This disclosure relates to anti-agglomerant low dosage hydrate inhibitors that can inhibit the formation of hydrate agglomerants and/or plugs. The anti-agglomerant low dosage hydrate inhibitors may be surfactants.
Ecolab Usa Inc.


05/05/16
20160122593 

Adhesive tape for preventing aquatic biofouling


Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for preventing adhesion of aquatic organisms, which can express good adhesion even in water, has good mechanical characteristics, facilitates its peeling operation, can maintain an antifouling effect over a long time period, has a small load on a human body or an environment, has a light weight, can maintain stable quality, and can effectively prevent adhesion of aquatic organisms. The pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for preventing adhesion of aquatic organisms of the present invention includes an antifouling layer, a base material layer, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer in the stated order, in which: the antifouling layer includes a silicone resin; the antifouling layer includes an antifouling agent; the antifouling agent essentially includes a silicone oil and a liquid paraffin; and the antifouling agent includes at least one kind selected from a surfactant, a liquid hydrocarbon, a fluorinated oil, and an antimicrobial agent..
Nitto Denko Corporation


05/05/16
20160122543 

Pollution control hot-mix asphalt manufacturing


A pollution control device for a hot-mix asphalt manufacturing system includes a filter that receives and filters emissions from a rotary dryer. The filter may include a pre-filter and/or a fiber bed filter.

05/05/16
20160122509 

Aqueous polymerization of perfluoromonomer using hydrocarbon surfactant


A process is provided for the polymerization of fluoromonomer to an dispersion of fluoropolymer particles in an aqueous medium in a polymerization reactor, by (a) providing the aqueous medium in the reactor, (b) adding the fluoromonomer to the reactor, (c) adding initiator to the aqueous medium, the combination of steps (b) and (c) being carried out essentially free of hydrocarbon-containing surfactant and resulting in the kickoff of the polymerization of the fluoromonomer, and (d) metering hydrocarbon-containing surfactant into the aqueous medium after the kickoff of polymerization, e.g. After the concentration of the fluoropolymer in the aqueous medium is at least 0.6 wt %, the metering being at a rate reducing the telogenic activity of said surfactant while maintaining surface activity..
The Chemours Company Fc, Llc


05/05/16
20160122504 

Tire comprising a rubber composition comprising an olefinic epoxide elastomer cross-linked by a polycarboxylic acid


In which r1 represents a hydrocarbon group or a hydrogen atom, r2 represents a hydrocarbon group, r3 and r4 represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group, or else r3 and r4 form, together with the carbon atoms of the imidazole ring to which they are attached, a ring.. .

05/05/16
20160122496 

Method and industrial process for recovering raw materials from paper-containing wastes by means of ionic liquids


2.1 at present, actual recovery of the materials in their original form from wastes such as, for example, used paper, material mixtures, composite packaging, etc. Is possible only to a limited degree, if at all.
Tuliport S.À.r.l.


05/05/16
20160122495 

Blowing agent composition of hydrochlorofluoroolefin


A blowing agent for thermosetting foams is disclosed. The blowing agent is predominately the trans isomer of the hydrochlorofluoroolefin (hcfo) hfco-1233zd alone or in combination with a hydrofluoroolefin (hfo), hydrofluorocarbon (hfc), hydrochlorofluoroolefin (hcfo), a hydrocarbon.
Arkema Inc.


05/05/16
20160122480 

End-modified conjugated diene polymer and preparing the same


Wherein p is a conjugated diene polymer chain; r1 to r7 are each independently c1-c20 saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon chains; x is carbon (c), silicon (si), or nitrogen (n); a is 1 or 2; and n is an integer of 1 to 200, and a method for preparing the same.. .

05/05/16
20160122478 

Hydrophilic organosilanes


The present disclosure relates to compositions comprising: an organosilane having the formula: (r i)(3-n) (r2o)sir3o(ch2ch2o)a(c3h6o)b r4 wherein: n is 1 or 2; a≧1, b may vary from 0 to 30, with the proviso a?b; r1 is a hydrocarbon group containing 1 to 12 carbon atoms; r2 is hydrogen or an alkyl group containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms; r3 is a divalent hydrocarbon group containing 2 to 12 carbon atoms; and r4 is hydrogen, r1, or an acetyl group; and at least one of a thermoplastic resin, a thermoset resin, and an elastomer. The present organosilane compositions may be useful for treating various surfaces to render them, among other things, more hydrophilic..
Dow Corning (china) Holding Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160122468 

Esters of oligo-hydroxycarboxylic acids and use thereof


Wherein at least one of the radicals r1, r4 or r5 is a linear or branched aliphatic hydrocarbon radical having 6 to 30 carbon atoms and 0, 1, 2 or 3 double bonds. Cosmetic and pharmaceutical agents contain said esters.

05/05/16
20160122441 

Cationic group-containing cellulose ether


Provided is a cationic group-containing cellulose which, when incorporated in a hair wash composition, is able to give an excellent smootheness feeling and its sustained feeling in rinsing and give a good coat feeling, and which, when incorporated in a skin cleanser composition, is able to give an excellent moist feeling to the skin after washing and drying, and also provided are a surfactant composition, a hair wash composition, a skin cleanser composition, a hair conditioner composition and a hair treatment composition containing the cellulose ether. [1] a cationic group-containing cellulose ether, which has a main chain derived from an anhydroglucose, and in which the degree of substitution with a cationized oxyalkylene group per the anhydroglucose unit is from 0.01 to 1.0, the degree of substitution with a glycerol group is from 0.5 to 5.0, and the degree of substitution with a group that contains a branched hydrocarbon group having from 8 to 18 carbon atoms and has a specific structure is from 0.001 to 0.2; [2] a surfactant composition containing the cationic group-containing cellulose ether, a surfactant and water; [3] a hair wash composition, a skin cleanser composition, a hair conditioner composition and a hair treatment composition containing the cationic group-containing cellulose ether, a surfactant and water..
Kao Corporation


05/05/16
20160122370 

Bimetallic complex comprising cyclopentadienyl and amidine ligands


The present invention relates to a new bimetallic complex of the formula (1) wherein: m is a group 4-6 metal r1 means is a substituent comprising a heteroatom of group 15, through which r1 is bonded to the imine carbon atom; r2-r6 are the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom, an optionally substituted c1-10 alkyl group, an optionally substituted c1-10 alkoxy group, an optionally substituted c6-20 aryl group, an optionally substituted c6-20 aryloxy group, an optionally substituted c7-20 aralkyl group, an optionally substituted c7-20 aralkyloxy group, a silyl group substituted with optionally substituted c1-20 hydrocarbon group(s), a c1-20 hydrocarbon-substituted amino group or the adjacent r2-r6 may be linked to each other to form a ring; r7-r10 are the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, an optionally substituted c1-10 alkyl group, an optionally substituted c1-10 alkoxy group, an optionally substituted c6-20 aryl group, an optionally substituted c6-20 aryloxy group, an optionally substituted c7-20 aralkyl group, an optionally substituted c7-20 aralkyloxy group, a silyl group substituted with optionally substituted c1-20 hydrocarbon group(s), a c1-20 hydrocarbon-substituted amino group or the adjacent r7-r10 may be linked to each other to form a ring; l is an optional neutral lewis basic ligand, and j is an integer denoting the number of neutral ligands l; and x is an anionic ligand, and r is an integer denoting the number of anionic ligands x and wherein the two cyclopentadienyl-amidinato-metal-containing moieties as in the brackets are the same or different.. .
Lanxess Elastomers B.v.


05/05/16
20160122298 

Process for concentrating a mixture containing organic hydroperoxide


Method for concentrating an organic hydroperoxide mixture comprising a hydrocarbon and a hydroperoxide corresponding thereto comprises evaporating a first liquid mixture in a thin-film evaporation device followed by separation in a separation zone. Both the evaporation device and the separation zone operate at a low absolute pressure at a temperature lower than the thermal degradation temperature of the hydroperoxide to prevent thermal decomposition thereof.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.


05/05/16
20160122271 

Pro-fragrance compounds


A compound is provided of formula (i), wherein r1 represents a c3 to c20 hydrocarbon group derived from an alcohol of formula r1oh, from a formate of formula r1och═o, or a cinnamyl aldehyde of formula (ii) wherein a compound of formula i is capable of releasing a compound, when oxidized, selected from the group consisting of a fragrant alcohol of formula r1oh, a fragrant formate ester of formula r1och=0 and aryl aldehyde of formula (iii), wherein r2 is, independently, hydrogen atom, hydroxyl group, optionally substituted c1-c6 alkyl group, c1-c6 alkoxy group, or -0(c=0)ch(ch3)2 wherein any two of r2 may form an optionally substituted 5 or 6 membered ring. The compounds are useful for example as a precursor for the prolonged delivery or release of fragrant compounds such as fragrant alcohols, fragrant aldehydes or fragrant formates..
Firmenich Sa


05/05/16
20160122265 

Co-extraction systems for separation and purification of butadiene and isoprene


Co-extraction techniques for separating and purifying butadiene and isoprene from a c4 hydrocarbon mixture including butadiene and a c5 hydrocarbon mixture including isoprene are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a system includes a dimerization heat exchanger, a c5 purification column; an extraction zone including a mainwasher column, a rectifier column and an afterwasher column; a distillation zone; a degassing zone; and an isoprene finishing column.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation


05/05/16
20160122262 

Xylene isomerization process with sulfidation


A process is provided for the isomerization of aromatic hydrocarbons including contacting an aromatic hydrocarbon feedstream with a catalyst comprising a hydrogenation metal wherein sulfur is continuously introduced after catalyst start-up for an extended period of time at a concentration of no more than 56 ppm by weight of the aromatic hydrocarbon feedstream.. .
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.


05/05/16
20160122261 

Catalysts for petrochemical catalysis


Metal oxide catalysts comprising various dopants are provided. The catalysts are useful as heterogenous catalysts in a variety of catalytic reactions, for example, the oxidative coupling of methane to c2 hydrocarbons such as ethane and ethylene.
Siluria Technologies, Inc.


05/05/16
20160122260 

Alkylation reaction using delaminated zeolite supports as catalysts


Provided is an improved alkylation process using a delaminated ssz-70 catalyst. The process comprises contacting a hydrocarbon feedstock comprising olefins and isoparaffins with a catalyst comprising delaminated ssz-70 under alkylating reaction conditions.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


05/05/16
20160122258 

Olefin oligomerization using delaminated zeolite supports as catalyst


Provided is an improved process for olefin oligomerization allowing one to realize superior selectivity. The process comprises contacting a hydrocarbon feed comprised of straight and branched chain olefins under oligomerization conditions with a catalyst comprising delaminated ssz-70.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


05/05/16
20160122256 

Method for producing an aromatic hydrocarbon with an oxygenate as raw material


A method for producing an aromatic hydrocarbon with an oxygenate as raw material, includes: i) reacting an oxygenate in at least one aromatization reactor to obtain an aromatization reaction product; ii) separating the aromatization reaction product to obtain a gas phase hydrocarbons flow x and a liquid phase hydrocarbons flow y; iii) after removing gas and/or a part of the oxygenate from the gas phase hydrocarbons flow x, a hydrocarbons flow x1 containing a non-aromatic hydrocarbon is obtained; or after removing gas and/or a part of the oxygenate from the gas phase hydrocarbons flow x, a reaction is conducted in another aromatization reactor and a separation is conducted to obtain a flow x2 containing a non-aromatic hydrocarbon and a flow x3 containing an aromatic hydrocarbon. The flows are further treated..
Shanghai Research Institute Of Petrochemical Technology, Sinopec


05/05/16
20160122194 

Integrated plant and the flexible use of electricity


The present invention relates to an integrated plant which comprises a plant for the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide and a separating device for separating hydrogen cyanide from the reaction mixture of the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide while obtaining at least one stream of gas containing hydrogen and/or hydrocarbons, the integrated plant having a device for introducing a gas into a natural gas network, to which device a stream of gas containing hydrogen and/or hydrocarbons is fed from the separating device via at least one conduit. This integrated plant affords flexible use of electricity by a method in which a stream of gas, containing hydrogen and/or hydrocarbons, is fed into a natural gas network from the separating device and the amount and/or the composition of the stream of gas fed into the natural gas network is changed in dependence on the electricity supply..
Evonik Degussa Gmbh




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