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 Ion-conductive fused-ring quinone polymer, electrode active material and secondary battery patent thumbnailIon-conductive fused-ring quinone polymer, electrode active material and secondary battery
Wherein each x is independently a single bond or a divalent group, and a1 and a2 are each independently an aromatic hydrocarbon ring or an oxygen atom or sulfur atom-containing aromatic heterocycle that forms together with two carbon atoms on a benzoquinone skeleton. This polymer is a material having charge-storing properties which, when used as an electrode active material, is capable of providing a high-performance battery possessing high capacity, high rate characteristics and high cycle characteristics..

 Nanostructured carbon electrode, methods of fabricating and applications of the same patent thumbnailNanostructured carbon electrode, methods of fabricating and applications of the same
Nanostructured carbon electrode usable for electrochemical devices and methods of fabricating the same. The method of fabricating a nanostructured carbon electrode includes providing a carbon material of polyaromatic hydrocarbon (pah), mixing the carbon material of pah with a surfactant in a solution to form a suspension thereof; depositing the suspension onto a substrate to form a layered structure; and sintering the layered structure at a temperature for a period of time to form a nanostructured carbon electrode having a film of pah..
Northwestern University

 Material for organic electroluminescence device and use thereof patent thumbnailMaterial for organic electroluminescence device and use thereof
Wherein b represents a fused ring hydrocarbon units with two to three rings, m represents an integer of 0 to 10, r1, g, rs, x and y are the same definition as described in the present invention.. .

 Monitoring subterranean hydrocarbon saturation  using distributed acoustic sensing patent thumbnailMonitoring subterranean hydrocarbon saturation using distributed acoustic sensing
Some aspects of what is described here relate to seismic data analysis techniques. A seismic excitation is generated in a directional section of a first wellbore in a subterranean region.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

 Multi-modal fluid condition sensor platform and system therefor patent thumbnailMulti-modal fluid condition sensor platform and system therefor
This invention encompasses embodiments for multi-modal integrated simultaneous measurement of various aspects of fluids contained in circulating systems such as automotive reciprocating engines and vehicle transmissions. These circulating systems perform constant internal lubrication, and heat and contaminant removal to protect the internal moving parts from the inherent friction and damage in normal operation.
Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc.

 Estimating a reserve of a reservoir patent thumbnailEstimating a reserve of a reservoir
A method and apparatus that includes isolating a sample having a known volume and obtained near a reservoir that has a reserve; extracting hydrocarbons from the sample; and identifying data associated with the hydrocarbons. The data may include the volume of the extracted hydrocarbons.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

 Hydrocarbon burner patent thumbnailHydrocarbon burner
The embodiments of the hydrocarbon burner are comprised of a fuel supply connection, an air supply 90-degree connector, an air supply support tube, a perforated air supply tube, an air supply connector, fuel supply connection, a support angle, an intake manifold, a support plate, two side perforated burner tubes, a middle perforated burner tube, two side plates, and a manifold.. .
Green Air Burner Systems, Llc

 Hydrocarbon fuel reactor for separating and purifying carbon dioxide patent thumbnailHydrocarbon fuel reactor for separating and purifying carbon dioxide
A reactor for hydrocarbon fuel is provided. The reactor uses interconnected fluidized beds (ifb) in chemical-looping combustion for multi-stage reduction reactions of an iron-based oxygen carrier, namely hematite (fe2o3).
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.

 Hydrogen produced on site patent thumbnailHydrogen produced on site
The idea of operating vehicles on hydrogen has potential of reducing vehicle emissions, improving vehicle operational efficiency, and to reducing the dependency on petroleum. Although hydrogen can be commercially produced from various hydrocarbon feedstocks, the remaining limitation to wide-scale deployment is the lack of a hydrogen fuel distribution infrastructure to replace petroleum.

 Pressure regulator patent thumbnailPressure regulator
A system including a pressure regulator configured to regulate a flow of pressurized fluid in a hydrocarbon extraction system, the pressure regulator, including a housing having a chamber, a biasing system configured to provide a biasing force, a sensing piston disposed within the chamber, wherein the sensing piston is responsive to pressure within the chamber and the biasing force from the biasing system, and a supply seal plate comprising a first fluid supply passageway configured to reduce oscillations of the sensing piston.. .
Cameron International Corporation

Sensor assembly for monitoring a fluid extraction component

The present disclosure relates to monitoring the condition of fluid extraction components associated with a subsea hydrocarbon drilling and production operation and, in an embodiment described herein, more particularly provides a sensor assembly for monitoring the extraction component which is easily installable and locally powered. The sensor assembly, in one embodiment, is contained on a patch.
Cameron International Corporation

Grease composition and grease-filled wheel bearing

Provided is a grease composition for a wheel bearing, containing (a) a base oil consisting of a mineral oil and a synthetic hydrocarbon oil, wherein the ratio of the synthetic hydrocarbon oil to the total amount of the mineral oil and the synthetic hydrocarbon oil is 40 to 60 mass %, and the base oil has a kinematic viscosity at 40° c. Of 40 to 65 mm2/s; (b) a thickener of formula (a) wherein r2 is diphenylmethane, and r1 and r3, which may be the same or different from each other, each represent cyclohexyl group or a straight-chain or branched alkyl group having 16 to 20 carbon atoms, with a molar ratio of the cyclohexyl group to the total number of moles of the cyclohexyl group and the alkyl group being 50 to 90 mol %; (c) an amine type antioxidant; and (d) an amine phosphate type antiwear agent..
Ntn Corporation

Cylinder deactivation for catalyst drying

An engine control system and method of controlling an engine system are provided. The engine control system includes at least one sensor module configured to generate an exhaust condition signal based on a determined condition in an exhaust component and a cylinder bank control module communicatively coupled to the at least one sensor module.
Cummins Inc.

Exhaust purification internal combustion engine

There is provided an exhaust purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine in which a catalyst capable of adsorbing and oxidizing hydrocarbon is provided in an exhaust pipe, the exhaust purification apparatus including temperature detection means for detecting a temperature of the catalyst, estimation means for accumulating a time during which the temperature of the catalyst detected by the temperature detection means is equal to or less than a predetermined temperature, and estimating an amount of hydrocarbon adsorbed on the catalyst from the accumulated time, and control means for controlling fuel ejection of the internal combustion engine in a first ejection mode in which the temperature of the catalyst is increased to a temperature where hydrocarbons adsorbed on the catalyst are oxidized, in a case in which the amount of hydrocarbons estimated by the estimation means exceeds a predetermined upper limit.. .
Isuzu Motors Limited

Sensing cavitation-related events in artificial lift systems

Methods and apparatus are provided for sensing a cavitation-related event in an artificial lift system for hydrocarbon production and operating the system based on the sensed event. One example method of operating an artificial lift system for a wellbore generally includes monitoring the wellbore for an indication (e.g., an acoustic or vibrational indication) of an event associated with cavitation in the artificial lift system and adjusting at least one parameter of the artificial lift system if the event is detected.
Weatherford Technology Holdings, Llc

Electrochemical hydroxide systems and methods using metal oxidation

There are provided methods and systems for an electrochemical cell including an anode and a cathode where the anode is contacted with a metal ion that converts the metal ion from a lower oxidation state to a higher oxidation state. The metal ion in the higher oxidation state is reacted with hydrogen gas, an unsaturated hydrocarbon, and/or a saturated hydrocarbon to form products..
Calera Corporation

Process for the recovery of lipids or hydrocarbons

The invention is directed to a method for recovering a lipid or hydrocarbon from a fermentation mixture, comprising the steps of—providing a fermentation mixture wherein the lipid or hydrocarbon is produced by microbial fermentation in a fermentation vessel, which mixture comprises an aqueous phase and a liquid product phase, wherein the liquid product phase comprises the lipid or hydrocarbon; and—feeding at least part of the aqueous phase and part of the liquid product phase to a second vessel, thereby forming a second mixture; and—promoting phase-separation of the aqueous and product phase by injecting a gas into the second mixture, thereby separating the product phase from the aqueous phase; and—collecting the product phase comprising the lipid or hydrocarbon.. .
Technische Universiteit Delft

Refrigerator oil, and working fluid composition for refrigerators

Wherein r1, r2, and r3 may be the same or different from each other and each represent a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group, r4 represents a divalent hydrocarbon group or an ethereal oxygen-containing divalent hydrocarbon group, r5 represents a hydrocarbon group, m represents an integer of 0 or more, and in the case where m is 2 or more, a plurality of r4 may be the same or different from each other, a number average molecular weight mn is 500 or more and 2000 or less, a ratio of a weight average molecular weight mw to a number average molecular weight mn, mw/mn, is 1.10 or more and 1.25 or less, and the refrigerating machine oil is used with a mildly flammable hydrofluorocarbon refrigerant.. .

Tetrarylmethane ethers as fuel markers

A method for marking a petroleum hydrocarbon or a liquid biologically derived fuel by adding to the petroleum hydrocarbon or liquid biologically derived fuel a compound having formula c{ph(r1)i(or2)j}2{ph(r3)m}{or4)n}{ph(r5)o(or6)p}, wherein ph represents a benzene ring, r1, r3 and r5 independently are c1-c18 alkyl or c4-c18 heteroalkyl; r2, r4 and r6 independently are c1-c18 alkyl or c4-c18 heteroalkyl, i, j, m, n, o and p independently are zero, one or two. Each compound having formula c{ph(r1)i(or2)j}2{ph(r3)m(or4)n}{ph(r5)o(0r6)p} is present at a level from 0.01 ppm to 20 ppm..
Rohm And Haas Company

Hydrotreating catalyst, producing the catalyst, and hydrotreating process for hydrocarbon oil using the catalyst

To provide a catalyst having hydrotreatment (hydrogenation, desulfurization and denitrification) performance that is equal to or superior to the prior art, as a hydrotreating catalyst for hydrocarbon oils, and a hydrotreating process for hydrocarbon oils using the catalyst. The catalyst comprises 10 to 40 mass % of at least one element of group 6 of the periodic table, 0.5 to 15 mass % of at least one element of groups 8 to 10 of the periodic table based on the oxide catalysts, and a 0.05- to 3-fold amount of an organic additive with respect to the total number of moles of the elements of group 6 and groups 8 to 10 of the periodic table, added to an inorganic porous support composed mainly of silica-alumina that comprises an oxide of a metal of group 2 of the periodic table..
Nippon Ketjen Co., Ltd

Process for removal of water (both bound and unbound) from petroleum sludges and emulsions with a view to retrieve original hydrocarbons present therein

The present invention discloses a process for pretreatment of viscous hydrocarbon sludge and subsequent process for removal bound water thereby either opting for a total reflux of solvent till achieving till achieving a boiling point of the solvent. The present invention further discloses a process for pretreatment of non-viscous hydrocarbon sludge and subsequent process for removal bound water thereby opting for a complete reflux of solvent till a maximum temperature of 99° c.
Nagaarjuna Shubho Green Technologies Private Limited

Process for removing sulfur compounds from hydrocarbon streams

A process is presented for the removal of contaminants like sulfur compounds from hydrocarbons. The sulfur compounds are removed from hydrocarbons that may be a feed to cracking units.
Uop Llc

Method for thermal conversion of ketoacids and hydrotreament to hydrocarbons

The present disclosure relates to thermal conversion of ketoacids, including methods for increasing the molecular weight of ketoacids, the method including the steps of providing in a reactor a feedstock comprising at least one ketoacid. The feedstock is then subjected to one or more c-c-coupling reaction(s) by heating the feedstock to temperature of 200-500° c.
Neste Oyj

Process for depolymerizing coal to co-produce pitch and naphthalene

A method of depolymerizing coal includes preparing a high temperature depolymerizing medium consisting of heavy hydrocarbon oils and mixing it with coal to form a mixture, performing an optional first distillation at a temperature below 250° c. To recover naphthalene, heating the mixture to a temperature between 350° c.
Quantex Research Corporation

Feed mixture for producing hydrocarbons

The invention relates to a feed mixture for use in a process for producing hydrocarbons under increased pressure and temperature conditions, where the feed mixture comprises one or more carbonaceous feedstocks and water, where further a texturing agent has been added to the feed mixture, the texturing agent being adapted to stabilize the feed mixture to prevent separation and further to maintain the feed mixture as a homogenous mixture during a pressurization. Further the invention relates to processes for manufacturing such feed mixture..
Steeper Energy Aps

System and process for converting plastics to petroleum products

A system and process for converting plastics and other heavy hydrocarbon solids into retail petroleum products are provided. The plastics are processed by melting, pyrolysis, vapourization, and selective condensation, whereby final in-spec petroleum products are produced.
Jbi Inc.

Arrangement and process for recycling carbon and hydrocarbon from organic material through pyrolysis

The present invention concerns an arrangement for the recycling of carbon and hydrocarbon compounds from organic input material through pyrolysis treatment, comprising: a reactor (1) comprising a chamber (110) that is limited by a jacket (111) and upper and lower end-wall sections (112, 113), in which chamber input material (m) in fragmented form is intended to be introduced, gas inlet means (120) for the supply of heated inert gas (101) to the input material, whereby the gas inlet means (120) is connected in a manner that transfers gas to a gas emission source (102) through inlet pipes (104, 129, 187.1, 187.2) that are associated with inlet pipes, and gas outlets (160) for leading the gas out of the chamber, where the gas outlet means (120) comprises openings (125, 146, 155, 185) through which gas flows intended to supply the gas (101) into the chamber (110), whereby the openings (125, 146, 155, 185) through which gas flows are arranged such that a fall in pressure dp is generated during the supply of gas that exceeds the fall in pressure dm of the gas during passage through the input material m that has been introduced into the chamber. The invention concerns also a method for the recycling of carbon and hydrocarbon compounds from organic input material through pyrolysis..
Ses Ip Ab

Device for pressing in cellulose fiber nano-dispersion, pressing in cellulose fiber nano-dispersion using same, and hydrocarbon production method

A cellulose fiber nano-dispersion pressing-in device for pressing a liquid, in which a cellulose fiber of a conifer-derived pulp is nano-dispersed, into a stratum, includes a grinding means for grinding the conifer-derived pulp in water, a dilution means for diluting a cellulose fiber-containing liquid obtained in the grinding means and a pressing-in means for pressing a nano-dispersion of the cellulose fiber obtained in the dilution means into a well. Therefore, it is applicable to water-stopping operation in a civil engineering process or to a process of industrial production of hydrocarbons such as crude oil, gas and the like for improving the recovery rate thereof..
Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.

Invert emulsion drilling fluid containing an internal phase of a polyol and salt-water solution

An invert emulsion drilling fluid comprising: an external phase, wherein the external phase comprises a hydrocarbon liquid; an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: (i) a polyol; and (ii) a solution comprising a water-soluble salt and water. A method of using the invert emulsion drilling fluid comprises: introducing the drilling fluid into at least a portion of a subterranean formation..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Hydrocarbon tackifiers for adhesive compositions

The present invention is related to an adhesive composition comprising a 50-95 wt % polymer blend and a tackifier. The blend has a first and second propylene-based polymer, both different homopolymers of propylene or a copolymer of propylene and ethylene or a c4 to c10 alpha-olefin.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Conductive compositions comprising metal carboxylates

A conductive composition that comprises a branched metal carboxylate and one or more solvents. The solvents may be an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent.
Xerox Corporation

Carbon black from natural gas

Carbon nanoparticles made in a one step process. A method of making carbon black nanoparticles is described, including adding a hydrocarbon to a heated gas to produce carbon nanoparticles that are less than 1 micron volume equivalent sphere and have an lc greater than 3.0 nm.
Monolith Materials, Inc.

Silicone-modified epoxy resin, composition containing said epoxy resin, and cured product thereof

Wherein r1 independently represents a monovalent aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms; r2 independently represents a monovalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms; r3 independently represents a monovalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms or a monovalent aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms; r4 represents an oxygen atom or a divalent hydrocarbon group having an aliphatic cyclic structure; r5 represents silicone chain having a norbornane epoxy structure at either end; and x represents an organic group having a norbornane epoxy group.. .

Atactic polypropylene comb block polyolefins useful as modifiers in polyolefins and hydrocarbons

An atactic polypropylene comb-block polyolefin comprising two blocks including a polyolefin backbone and atactic polypropylene combs pendant to the backbone having a weight average molecular weight of at least 8000 g/mole and a crystallinity of less than 20%, where the atactic polypropylene comb-block polyolefin has comb number of at least 2. The atactic polypropylene comb-block polyolefin is made by contacting at a temperature within a range from 20 to 70° c.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Process for making ethylene-based polymers using hydrocarbon initiators

An ethylene-based polymer, e.g., ldpe, with a low dissipation factor is made by a process comprising the step of contacting at polymerization conditions ethylene and, optionally, one or more comonomers, e.g., an alpha-olefin, with at least one carbon-carbon (c—c) hydrocarbyl, free-radical initiator of structure 1: wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5 and r6, are each, independently, hydrogen or a hydrocarbyl group and wherein, optionally, two or more r groups (r1, r2, r3, r4, r5 and r6) form a ring structure, with the provisos that at least one of r2 and r5, and at least one of r3 and r6 is a hydrocarbyl group of at least two carbon atoms, e.g., an alkaryl of at least seven carbon atoms.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

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

Method for catalytic conversion of ketoacids and hydrotreament to hydrocarbons

The present disclosure relates to catalytic conversion of ketoacids, including methods for increasing the molecular weight of ketoacids, the method including the steps of providing in a reactor a feedstock comprising at least one ketoacid. The feedstock is then subjected to one or more c—c-coupling reaction(s) in the presence of hydrogen, and in the presence of a catalyst system having both hydrogenation activity and c—c-coupling activity..
Neste Oyj

Improved catalyst for dehydrogenating hydrocarbons

The present invention relates to a catalyst for the dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons which is based on iron oxide and a process for producing it. The catalyst comprises at least one iron compound, at least one potassium compound and from 11 to 24% by weight of at least one cerium compound, calculated as ceo2, wherein the at least one iron compound and the at least one potassium compound are at least partly present in the form of one or more k/fe mixed oxide phases of the general formula kxfeyoz, where x is from 1 to 17; y is from 1 to 22 and z is from 2 to 34, and comprises at least 50% by weight, based on the total catalyst, of the k/fe mixed oxide phases, and also a process for producing it..
Basf Se

Fracture water treatment method and system

A method and system for treatment of flow-back and produced water from a hydrocarbon well in which fracturing operations are carried out using a phase separation and creating of positive charge in the water.. .
Mbl Water Partners, Llc

Compositions of matter including solid carbon formed by reducing carbon oxides

A method for production of various morphologies of solid carbon product by reducing carbon oxides with a reducing agent in the presence of a catalyst. The carbon oxides are typically either carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide.
Seerstone Llc

Process for the production of synthesis gas

The invention relates to a process for the production of liquid hydrocarbons by fischer-tropsch synthesis in which the reforming section of the plant comprises a process line comprising autothermal reforming (atr) (5) or catalytic partial oxidation (cpo), and a separate process line comprising steam methane reforming (smr) (8).. .
Haldor Topsøe A/s

Method for producing hydrogen-containing gas and reactor for implementing said method

The invention is for use in gas chemistry for producing hydrogen-containing gas on the base of a co and h2 mixture (syngas) from natural gas and other hydrocarbon gases. The object of the invention is to suppress side reactions resulting in soot formation when conducting the process in high productivity mode, and also to provide for an uncomplicated reactor design while maintaining compact dimensions thereof.
Infra Carbon Limited

Methods for changing stability of water and oil emulsions

At least one embodiment of the inventive technology may involve the intentional changing of the stability of an emulsion from a first stability to a more desired, second stability upon the addition of a more aromatic asphaltene subfraction (perhaps even a most aromatic asphaltene subfraction), or a less aromatic asphaltene subfraction (perhaps even a least aromatic asphaltene subfraction) to a emulsion hydrocarbon of an oil emulsion, thereby increasing emulsion stability or decreasing emulsion stability, respectively. Precipitation and redissolution or sorbent-based techniques may be used to isolate a selected an asphaltene subfraction before its addition to an emulsion hydrocarbon when that hydrocarbon is part of an emulsion or an ingredient of a yet-to-be-formed emulsion..
The University Of Wyoming Research Center D/b/a Western Research Institute

Method for treating waste gas containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

A process for treating effluent gas containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons includes a step of spray scrubbing with a mineral oil in order to trap the hydrocarbons, wherein the mineral oil includes a mixture of aromatic mineral oil and naphthenic mineral oil.. .

Process for gas separations using zeolite ssz-13

Disclosed are methods for removing acid gas from a feed stream of natural gas including acid gas, methane and ethane. The methods include alternating input of the feed stream between at least two beds of adsorbent particles comprising zeolite ssz-13 such that the feed stream contacts one of the at least two beds at a given time in an adsorption step and a tail gas stream is simultaneously vented from another of the at least two beds in a desorption step.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

System and removing sulfur from hydrocarbon fluids

An apparatus for removing sulfur from a hydrocarbon liquid may comprise a tank with a chamber, a barrier in the chamber forming at least a partial barrier to liquid flow with a gap defined therein, a gas distribution manifold for introducing the gas into the liquid, and a gas conversion structure defining an interior in fluid communication with the chamber. The gas conversion structure may include a conversion tube defining a tube interior in fluid communication with the chamber, an air injection device configured to inject air into the tube interior and draw gas from the chamber, a water injection device configured to inject water into the tube interior to create a mist of water in the tube interior to contact the gas from the chamber of the tank, and a fluid drain configured to drain fluid from the tube interior..

Plant-based compositions and uses thereof

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

Hydrocarbon topics:
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Combustion
  • Exhaust Gas
  • Internal Combustion Engine
  • Refrigerant
  • Hydrofluoroolefin
  • Adsorption
  • Rf Antenna
  • Condensation
  • Functional Groups
  • Carbon Atoms
  • Downstream
  • Frameworks
  • Fractionation
  • Liquefied Natural Gas

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