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Method of exploiting a hydrocarbon deposit containing organosulfur compounds by means of a thermokinetic model and a…

Leak verification and detection for vehicle fuel containment systems

System and method for alkylation process analysis

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09/11/14
20140257775
 Reservoir architecture and connectivity analysis patent thumbnailReservoir architecture and connectivity analysis
An interactive system and method of operating the system to define and evaluate a model of a hydrocarbon reservoir. The reservoir model is defined from extrinsic information such as seismic surveys, well logs, and the like, and is based on elements of formation regions, connections among the regions, wells, and perforations.
09/11/14
20140257774
 Method of exploiting a hydrocarbon deposit containing organosulfur compounds by means of a thermokinetic model and a compositional patent thumbnailMethod of exploiting a hydrocarbon deposit containing organosulfur compounds by means of a thermokinetic model and a compositional
The hydrocarbons are described by means of a compositional representation using h2s and four fractions: saturated compounds, aromatics, resins and asphaltenes. Then a kinetic model is constructed on the basis of the compositional representation, starting from an elementary model obtained by mass balance for the element sulfur distributed within the fractions.
09/11/14
20140257721
 Leak verification and detection for vehicle fuel containment systems patent thumbnailLeak verification and detection for vehicle fuel containment systems
An off-board vehicle fuel containment tester that utilizes a vacuum/pressure pump to change the pressure in the vehicle's fuel handling and containment system. A microprocessor is programmed to control the vacuum/pressure pump system and through the reading produced by a pressure transducer will determine, by the pressure changes occurring in the containment system, if a leak is present and the size of the leak.
09/11/14
20140257711
 System and method for alkylation process analysis patent thumbnailSystem and method for alkylation process analysis
A method and apparatus is provided for concentration determination of at least one component in an acid catalyst for hydrocarbon conversion containing an unknown concentration of an acid, an acid-soluble-oil (aso), and water. An instrument configured for measuring a property of the acid catalyst, has responsivities to concentrations of one of the acid, aso, and water, substantially independent of the concentrations of the others of the acid catalyst, aso, and water.
09/11/14
20140257706
 Geological model analysis incorporating cross-well electromagnetic measurements patent thumbnailGeological model analysis incorporating cross-well electromagnetic measurements
A method for geological formation analysis may include collecting time-lapsed well-based measurement data from a first borehole in a geological formation over a measurement time period, and collecting time-lapsed electromagnetic (em) cross-well measurement data via a plurality of spaced-apart second boreholes in the geological formation over the measurement time period. The method may further include determining simulated changes to a hydrocarbon resource in the geological formation over the measurement time period based upon a geological model using a processor, and using the processor to determine if the simulated changes are within an error threshold of the time-lapsed well-based measurement data and the time-lapsed cross-well em measurement data.
09/11/14
20140257702
 Determining continuous capillary pressure curves for subsurface earth formations using saturation and nmr log data patent thumbnailDetermining continuous capillary pressure curves for subsurface earth formations using saturation and nmr log data
Continuous capillary pressure (pc) curves of subsurface rock formations adjacent wells are determined based on translation relaxation time (t2) data from nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) and from wireline well logs, such as resistivity logs, to obtain water saturation (sw) of the rock in the formations. The t2 data and the hydrocarbon density, water density, free water level, and paleo-water level of the formation are processed to obtain parameters of thomeer hyperbolas that closely conform to water saturation values obtained from the other well logs.
09/11/14
20140257577
 Optimization of a multi-period model for valuation applied to flow control valves patent thumbnailOptimization of a multi-period model for valuation applied to flow control valves
Apparatus and methods for controlling equipment to recover hydrocarbons from a reservoir including constructing a collection of reservoir models wherein each model represents a realization of the reservoir and comprises a subterranean formation measurement, estimating the measurement for the model collection, and controlling a device wherein the controlling comprises the measurement estimate wherein the constructing, estimating, and/or controlling includes a rolling flexible approach and/or a nearest neighbor approach.. .
09/11/14
20140257216
 Sanitary napkins with hydrophobic lotions patent thumbnailSanitary napkins with hydrophobic lotions
A catamenial device comprising a liquid pervious topsheet, the topsheet having an inner surface oriented toward the interior of the absorbent article and an outer surface oriented toward the body of the wearer when the absorbent article is being worn. At least a portion of the topsheet outer surface comprises an effective amount of a lotion coating which is semi-solid or solid at about 25° c.
09/11/14
20140257010
 Energy conservation in heavy-hydrocarbon distillation patent thumbnailEnergy conservation in heavy-hydrocarbon distillation
An aromatics complex producing one or more xylene isomers offers a large number of opportunities to conserve energy by heat exchange within the complex. One previously unrecognized opportunity is through providing two parallel distillation columns operating at different pressures to separate c8 aromatics from c9+ aromatics.
09/11/14
20140257007
 Chemical reaction process at constant hydrogen halide partial pressure patent thumbnailChemical reaction process at constant hydrogen halide partial pressure
The present invention relates to a chemical reaction process, preferably an isomerization process, of at least one hydrocarbon in the presence of an ionic liquid and a hydrogen halide (hx). The chemical reaction is carried out in an apparatus (v1) in which a gas phase is in direct contact with a liquid reaction mixture.
09/11/14
20140257006
Process for production of c<sb>3</sb> olefin in a fluid catalytic cracking unit
A process for increasing the yield of c3 olefin in fluidized bed catalytic cracking of hydrocarbon feedstocks is disclosed. C4 fraction produced from the cracking of hydrocarbon feedstock in the primary reaction zone (riser), optionally with external source of c4 stream is fed into the stripper which acts as a secondary reaction zone at an elevated temperature and at an optimum whsv.
09/11/14
20140257005
Process for the oxidative coupling of hydrocarbons
A method for the oxidative coupling of hydrocarbons, such as the oxidative coupling of methane to toluene, includes providing an oxidative catalyst inside a reactor, and carrying out the oxidative coupling reaction under a set of reaction conditions. The oxidative catalyst includes (a) at least one element selected from the group consisting of the lanthanoid group, mg, ca, and the elements of group 4 of the periodic table (ti, zr, and hf); (b) at least one element selected from the group consisting of the group 1 elements of li, na, k, rb, cs, and the elements of group 3 (including la and ac) and groups 5-15 of the periodic table; (c) at least one element selected from the group consisting of the group 1 elements of li, na, k, rb, cs, and the elements ca, sr, and ba; and (d) oxygen..
09/11/14
20140257003
Chemical reaction process with addition of metal halides
The present invention relates to a chemical reaction process, preferably an isomerization process, of at least one hydrocarbon in the presence of an ionic liquid. The chemical reaction is carried out in an apparatus (v1) with at least one metal halide, preferably aluminum halide, being introduced repeatedly or continuously into the apparatus (v1).
09/11/14
20140257002
Process to produce premium basestocks from renewable feeds
Provided are processes for producing a lube basestock or wax from a feedstock of biological origin, the method including: providing a fatty acid originated from the feedstock of biological origin and an aromatic acid in a solvent comprising a base; and electrically coupling the fatty acid and the aromatic acid to produce a hydrocarbon, wherein the molar concentration of the fatty acid is greater than the molar concentration of the aromatic acid.. .
09/11/14
20140256999
Processes for upgrading algae oils and products thereof
Algae oil feeds comprise a wide range of molecular species forming a complex mixture of molecules having varying sizes and therefore varying boiling points, comprise high nitrogen, oxygen, and fatty acid content, but comprise low sulfur, saturated hydrocarbons, and triglycerides. The wide range of molecular species in the algae oil feeds, very unusual compared to conventional refinery feedstocks and vegetable oils, may be upgraded into fuels by conventional refining approaches such as thermal and/or catalytic-hydroprocessing.
09/11/14
20140256994
Method for producing synthesis gas for methanol production
Method for producing synthesis gas for methanol production the present invention relates to a method for producing synthesis gas from a hydrocarbon containing feed, which synthesis gas is particularly suitable for subsequent use in methanol production. In this method, a hydrocarbon containing feed, particularly natural gas (100), is subjected to catalytic partial oxidation (cpo) (2), followed by the water gas shift (wgs) (4) reaction of a part of the reformed feed.
09/11/14
20140256992
Synthesis of high caloric fuels and chemicals
In one embodiment, the present application discloses methods to selectively synthesize higher alcohols and hydrocarbons useful as fuels and industrial chemicals from syngas and biomass. Ketene and ketonization chemistry along with hydrogenation reactions are used to synthesize fuels and chemicals.
09/11/14
20140256878
Polymerizable composition, resin moldings and manufacturing process therefor, and laminates
Wherein m is a silicon atom, a titanium atom, an aluminum atom, or a zirconium atom, x is a hydrolyzable group, y is a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 50 carbon atoms that is unsubstituted or substituted with a substituent that includes an oxygen atom, a nitrogen atom, a sulfur atom, a halogen atom, or a silicon atom, provided that at least one y is a group having a solubility parameter value (sp value) of 7.5 to 10, m is an integer from 1 to 3, and n is a valence of m. A resin formed article that exhibits excellent heat resistance and impact resistance can be obtained by utilizing the polymerizable composition..
09/11/14
20140256846
Elastomer composition having a very good dispersion of the charge in the elastomer matrix
The invention relates to a rubber composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler including at least carbon black, having a specific surface area ctab greater than or equal to 130 m2/g, a plasticizing hydrocarbon resin, the vitreous transition temperature of which, tg, is greater than 20° c. And the softening point of which is less than 170° c., and a cross linking system, the dispersion of the filler in the elastomeric matrix having a z score greater than or equal to 70..
09/11/14
20140256607
Lubrication oil composition
The present invention provides a lubricating oil composition having an extremely high viscosity index and a low coefficient of traction as a low coefficient of fluid friction in an elastohydrodynamic lubrication which is excellent in saving of energy and reduction in fuel consumption. The lubricating oil composition according to the present invention includes the following components (a) and (b): (a) a low-viscosity synthetic oil comprising a compound containing ether bond(s) in a molecule thereof and having a kinematic viscosity of less than 10 mm2/s as measured at 40° c., in which a ratio of the number of oxygen atoms to the number of carbon atoms as constituents of the compound (o/c ratio) and the kinematic viscosity (mm2/s) of the compound as measured at 40° c.
09/11/14
20140256539
Silanol condensation catalyst, heat-curable silicone resin composition for sealing photosemiconductors and sealed photosemiconductor using same
A silanol condensation catalyst including at least the zirconium metal salt expressed by formula (i) below (wherein n is an integer from 1 to 3; each r1 is a hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 16 carbons; and each r2 is a hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 18 carbons. A heat-curable silicone resin composition for sealing optical semiconductors includes 100 parts by mass of a polysiloxane containing two or more silanol groups in the molecule; from 0.1 to 2,000 parts by mass of a silane compound containing two or more alkoxy groups that are bonded to a silicon atom in the molecule; and a zirconium metal salt expressed by formula (i).
09/11/14
20140256536
Process for the conversion of ethane to aromatic hydrocarbons
A process for producing aromatic hydrocarbons which comprises (a) contacting ethane with a dehyroaromatization aromatic catalyst which is comprised of about 0.005 to about 0.1 wt % platinum, an amount of gallium which is equal to or greater than the amount of the platinum, from about 10 to about 99.9 wt % of an aluminosilicate, and a binder, and (b) separating methane, hydrogen, and c2-5 hydrocarbons from the reaction products of step (a) to produce aromatic reaction products including benzene.. .
09/11/14
20140256127
Methods for reducing metal oxide surfaces to modified metal surfaces using a gaseous reducing environment
Method and apparatus for reducing metal oxide surfaces to modified metal surfaces are disclosed. Metal oxide surfaces are reduced to form a film integrated with a metal seed layer on a substrate by exposing the metal oxide surfaces to a reducing gas atmosphere comprising radicals of a reducing gas species.
09/11/14
20140256055
Exploration method and system for detection of hydrocarbons
A method for detecting hydrocarbons is described. The method includes performing a remote sensing survey of a survey location to identify a target location.
09/11/14
20140256010
Catalytic conversion of alcohols to hydrocarbons with low benzene content
A method for converting an alcohol to a hydrocarbon fraction having a lowered benzene content, the method comprising: converting said alcohol to a hydrocarbon fraction by contacting said alcohol, under conditions suitable for converting said alcohol to said hydrocarbon fraction, with a metal-loaded zeolite catalyst catalytically active for converting said alcohol to said hydrocarbon fraction, and contacting said hydrocarbon fraction with a benzene alkylation catalyst, under conditions suitable for alkylating benzene, to form alkylated benzene product in said hydrocarbon fraction. Also described is a catalyst composition useful in the method, comprising a mixture of (i) a metal-loaded zeolite catalyst catalytically active for converting said alcohol to said hydrocarbon, and (ii) a benzene alkylation catalyst, in which (i) and (ii) may be in a mixed or separated state.
09/11/14
20140256006
Processes for producing hydrocarbon products
The present invention relates to processes for producing industrial products such as hydrocarbon products from non-polar lipids in a vegetative plant part. Preferred industrial products include alkyl esters which may be blended with petroleum based fuels..
09/11/14
20140255843
Patterning process and resist composition
A negative pattern is formed by coating a resist composition comprising (a) a polymer having an acid labile group, adapted to change its polarity under the action of acid, (b) a photoacid generator, and (c) an organic solvent onto a substrate, baking, exposing the resist film to high-energy radiation, peb, and developing in an organic solvent-based developer to selectively dissolve the unexposed region of resist film. The photoacid generator has the formula: r1—cooc(cf3)2—ch2so3−r2r3r4s+ wherein r1 is a monovalent hydrocarbon group, r2, r3 and r4 are an alkyl, alkenyl, oxoalkyl, aryl, aralkyl or aryloxoalkyl group, or may bond together to form a ring with the sulfur atom..
09/11/14
20140255809
Indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell and method for shutting down the same
Provided is a method for shutting down an indirect internal reforming sofc, in which a hydrocarbon-based fuel is reliably reformed, and the oxidative degradation of the anode can be prevented by a reformed gas. A method for shutting down an indirect internal reforming sofc including a reformer; an sofc; a combustion region for combusting the anode off-gas of the sofc; and an enclosure for housing the reformer, the sofc, and the combustion region, wherein the method includes causing the flow rate of a fuel supplied to the reformer to become fe from fs; and stopping the supply of the fuel to the reformer when an anode temperature becomes lower than the oxidative degradation temperature, where fe represents a flow rate of the fuel supplied to the reformer in a state in which the anode temperature is steady and lower than the oxidative degradation temperature, in which in the reformer the fuel is reformed and a reformed gas with a composition suitable to be supplied to an anode is produced, and in which an amount of the reformed gas produced is equal to or more than the requisite minimum flow rate for preventing the oxidative degradation of the anode when the anode temperature is a temperature equal to or higher than the oxidative degradation temperature, and fs represents a flow rate of the fuel supplied to the reformer at the start of the shutdown method.
09/11/14
20140255806
Methane-based power generation with zero-carbon emissions
The present invention provides a method of converting a hydrocarbon into h2 and a carbon material comprising substantially no co2, whereby the h2 is used by a fuel cell to generate electrical energy and the carbon material is collected. The method includes heating a hydrocarbon and a catalyst in a reactor to form h2 and a carbon material comprising substantially no co2.
09/11/14
20140255281
System and method for exhaust gas after treatment
A hydrocarbon selective catalytic reduction (hc-scr) catalyst is regenerated using a nitrogen-based reductant agent. The hc-scr catalyst is in communication with a power system such as an internal combustion engine and receives exhaust gasses from the internal combustion engine.
09/11/14
20140255264
Methods and apparatuses for producing aromatic hydrocarbon-containing effluent
Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for producing an aromatic hydrocarbon-containing effluent are provided herein. The method comprises the step of rapidly heating a biomass-based feedstock to a first predetermined temperature of from about 300 to about 650° c.
09/11/14
20140254764
X-ray backscatter imaging of an object embedded in a highly scattering medium
An apparatus and associated method for obtaining a three-dimensional representation of a target object within a fluid-carrying conduit, such as a hydrocarbon exploration or production well, using high energy photons is provided. The representation is essentially a three-dimensional image that achieves visualization of the shape of the target object despite the intervening opaque fluids located between the imaging tool and the object.
09/11/14
20140252278
Bibenzo[b]furan compound, photoelectric conversion material, and photoelectric conversion element
Disclosed is a p-type organic semiconductive material that is easy to produce and that has a high planarity in its polymer skeleton, and also provides a photoelectric conversion material, a photoelectric conversion layer, a photoelectric conversion element, and an organic thin film solar cell each having high photoelectric conversion efficiency and using the p-type organic semiconductive material. Specifically, the invention provides a bibenzo[b]furan compound having at least one constitutional unit represented by the following formula (1) or (2), as well as a photoelectric conversion material, a photoelectric conversion layer, a photoelectric conversion element, and an organic thin film solar cell each using that compound for a p-type organic semiconductive material.
09/11/14
20140252270
Particle-based systems for removal of pollutants from gases and liquids
Systems, compositions, and methods for removing a substance or substances from a material, such as a gas or liquid material, are described. The compositions can comprise composite removal particles.
09/11/14
20140251922
Economical method for scavenging hydrogen sulfide in fluids
Method for removing hydrogen sulfide from fluids such as oil and gas well drilling, treatment, and production fluids and effluents from hydrocarbon operations and mineral mining operations. The sulfide scavenger used in the method is a gluconate salt other than ferrous gluconate.
09/11/14
20140251873
Integrated desulfurization and denitrification process including mild hydrotreating and oxidation of aromatic-rich hydrotreated products
Reduction of sulfur-containing and nitrogen-containing compounds from hydrocarbon feeds is achieved by first contacting the entire feed with a hydrotreating catalyst in a hydrotreating reaction zone operating under mild conditions to convert the labile organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds. An extraction zone downstream of the hydrotreating reaction zone separates an aromatic-rich fraction that contains a substantial amount of the remaining refractory organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds.
09/11/14
20140251872
Integrated desulfurization and denitrification process including mild hydrotreating of aromatic-lean fraction and oxidation of aromatic-rich fraction
Deep desulfurization of hydrocarbon feeds containing undesired organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds to produce a hydrocarbon product having low levels of sulfur-containing and nitrogen-containing compounds, is achieved by first subjecting the entire feed to an extraction zone to separate an aromatic-rich fraction containing a substantial amount of the refractory organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds and an aromatic-lean fraction containing a substantial amount of the labile organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds. The aromatic-lean fraction is contacted with a hydrotreating catalyst in a hydrotreating reaction zone operating under mild conditions to convert the labile organosulfur and organonitrogen compounds.
09/11/14
20140251868
Process and apparatus for treating hydrocarbon streams
A process and apparatus are disclosed for treating a hydrocarbon stream, the process including flowing the hydrocarbon stream through a hydrocarbon treating vessel, heating a portion of the hydrocarbon treating vessel to a predetermined temperature and for a predetermined amount of time and controlling sensitization and chloride stress corrosion cracking of the portion of the interior surface of the hydrocarbon treating vessel.. .
09/11/14
20140251822
Production of valuable chemicals by electroreduction of carbon dioxide in a nasicon cell
A nasicon cell is used to convert carbon dioxide into a usable, valuable product. In general, this reaction occurs at the cathode where electrons are used to reduce the carbon dioxide, in the presence of water and/or hydrogen gas, to form formate, methane, ethylene, other hydrocarbons and/or other chemicals.
09/11/14
20140251632
Subsea hydrocarbon production system
A subsea oil and/or gas production system comprises a host production facility and a plurality of subsea wells. A fluid conveying network is provided that connects each subsea well to the host production facility.
09/11/14
20140251625
Foamed fracturing fluids and methods for treating hydrocarbon bearing formations
Disclosed herein is a foamed fracturing fluid comprising a carrier fluid; a polymer that is soluble in the carrier fluid; the polymer being a synthetic polymer, wherein the synthetic polymer comprises a labile group that is operative to facilitate decomposition of the synthetic polymer upon activation of the labile group; a foaming agent; and a gas constituent, the synthetic polymer, foaming agent and gas constituent being operative to increase the viscosity of the carrier fluid to about 50 centipoise or greater at 100 s−1, the foamed fracturing fluid being operative to reduce friction during a downhole fracturing operation and to transport a proppant during the downhole fracturing operation. A method for treating a hydrocarbon-bearing formation is also disclosed herein..
09/11/14
20140251623
Fracturing systems and methods for a wellbore
Systems, units, and methods usable to stimulate a formation include a first supply subsystem adapted to provide a first medium to the formation and a pressure subsystem that includes a pump in communication with the first medium to pressurize the first medium to a pressure sufficient to stimulate the formation. Usable media can include non-gelled liquid alkanes, halogenated hydrocarbons, foamed hydrocarbons, propylene carbonate, a fluidized solid proppant material that behaves as a liquid under threshold conditions, or a liquid material adapted to solidify under threshold conditions.
09/11/14
20140251611
Methods of transporting proppant particulates in a subterranean formation
Methods of treating a wellbore in a subterranean formation including providing an oil-external treatment fluid, wherein the oil-external treatment fluid is a 3d-network comprising a chemical interaction between a hydrocarbon fluid, an aqueous fluid, and a surface modification agent; providing proppant particulates; suspending the proppant particulates in the oil-external treatment fluid; and introducing the oil-external treatment fluid comprising the proppant particulates into the wellbore in the subterranean formation.. .
09/11/14
20140251608
Single vertical or inclined well thermal recovery process
The present disclosure describes a single well predominantly gravity-dominated recovery process for producing viscous hydrocarbons from a subterranean oil sands formation. The process operates a single vertical or inclined well within a formation, the wellbore having an injection means and a production means, the injection means being positioned in the wellbore closer to the surface than the production means.
09/11/14
20140251606
Method for increasing hydrocarbon extraction and for ensuring the continuous operation of wells
A method for increasing extraction of oil, gas and gas condensates from deposits is provided, including the steps of pumping a working fluid into a well, wherein the working fluid is an organic solvent comprising at least one aromatic hydrocarbon, at least one carboxylic acid and at least one organic acid, adjusting a density of the working fluid based at least in part on a density of formation fluid, and adjusting a viscosity of the working fluid based at least in part on desired degree of penetration of the working fluid into surrounding formation layers.. .
09/11/14
20140251598
Radio-frequency enhancement and facilitation of in-situ combustion
Radio frequency radiation is introduced downhole to heat one or more components of an in-situ hydrocarbon mixture. The mixture is heated to a temperature conducive to auto-ignition.
09/11/14
20140251597
Apparatus for heating hydrocarbon resources with magnetic radiator and related methods
An apparatus is for heating hydrocarbon resources in a subterranean formation having a wellbore therein. The apparatus includes an rf source, and a magnetic field radiator including a ferromagnetic body having an aboveground portion and a belowground portion coupled thereto.
09/11/14
20140251596
Single vertical or inclined well thermal recovery process
The present disclosure describes a single well predominantly gravity-dominated recovery process for producing viscous hydrocarbons from a subterranean oil sands formation. The process operates a single vertical or inclined well within a formation, the wellbore having an injection means and a production means, the injection means being positioned in the wellbore closer to the surface than the production means.
09/11/14
20140251132
Process and apparatus for winning oil from a vapor gas mixture
A process for winning oil from a vapor gas mixture (vgm) containing a plurality of oil fractions obtained by the pyrolysis of a hydrocarbon containing material includes dedusting and cooling the vgm. The dedusted and cooled vgm are fractionated in at least two electrostatic precipitator stages at respective temperatures corresponding to respective boiling points of the oil fractions so as to separate the oil fractions..
09/11/14
20140250999
Method and system for reservoir surveillance utilizing a clumped isotope and/or noble gas data
A method is disclosed for producing hydrocarbons with the use of reservoir surveillance. The method includes interpreting a sample to determine noble gas signatures and clumped isotope signatures for the region of interest.
09/11/14
20140250946
Method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds and a hydrocarbon recovery apparatus from a gaseous by-product
There is provided a method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds from a gaseous by-products generated in the fisher-tropsch synthesis reaction, the method comprising a pressurizing step in which the gaseous by-products are pressurized, a cooling step in which the pressurized gaseous by-products are pressurized to liquefy hydrocarbon compounds in the gaseous by-products, and a separating step in which the hydrocarbon compounds liquefied in the cooling step are separated from the remaining gaseous by-products.. .
09/11/14
20140250912
Processing exhaust for use in enhanced oil recovery
A method for generating steam for hydrocarbon production is provided. The method includes producing steam using heat from an exhaust stream from a gas turbine system.
09/11/14
20140250858
Integrated steam gasification and entrained flow gasification systems and methods for low rank fuels
In one aspect, a gasification system for use with low rank fuel is provided. The system includes a first gasifier positioned to receive a feed of low rank fuel, the first gasifier being configured to gasify the low rank fuel to produce hydrocarbons and fixed carbon.
09/11/14
20140250785
In-situ gasification of soot contained in exothermically generated syngas stream
A system is set forth for the exothermic generation of soot depleted syngas comprising (i) reacting a hydrocarbon-containing fuel with an oxygen containing gas in a first reactor to produce the syngas and byproducts comprising co2, h2o and soot; and (ii) introducing the syngas and byproducts into a second reactor containing a non-carbonaceous material that traps the soot for a sufficient time such that the majority of the byproduct soot is gasified via reaction with the byproduct co2 and/or h2o to produce a syngas stream that is depleted in the soot. The system is particularly suitable for the practice of heat exchange reforming therein a portion of the heat is recovered from the soot depleted syngas stream and used as at least a portion of the heat to facilitate the additional production of syngas via the (endothermic) catalytic reforming of natural gas and steam..
09/11/14
20140250777
Coal enhancement process
The present process produces a clean burning coal from low grade coal and has a higher heating value per unit mass, as compared to the feed stock coal. The clean coal may be used in coal-fired power plants, industrial boilers, and homes since it produces fewer or none of the emissions commonly associated with coal burning devices.
09/11/14
20140250773
Aromatic hydrocarbons from depolymerization and deoxygenation of lignin
Processes are disclosed that achieve a high conversion of lignin to aromatic hydrocarbons, and that may be carried out without the addition of a base. Depolymerization and deoxygenation, the desired lignin convention steps to yield aromatic hydrocarbons, are carried by contacting a mixture of lignin and a solvent (e.g., a lignin slurry) with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst.
09/11/14
20140250769
Solid firelighters
A firelighter comprising a solidified emulsion of a liquid hydrocarbon encapsulated in polymerised aqueous resin, wherein the liquid hydrocarbon is present in an amount of 30 to 75% by weight of the firelighter, and wherein the firelighter also contains petroleum coke in particulate form.. .
09/04/14
20140249338
Compositions of matter comprising extracted algae oil
Crude algae oils produced by practical extraction techniques comprise a wide range of molecular species that can be characterized by advanced analytical techniques. The algae oils comprise a complex mixture of a large number of molecules having varying sizes and therefore varying boiling points, and comprise high nitrogen, oxygen, and fatty acid content, but low sulfur, saturated hydrocarbons, and triglyceride content.
09/04/14
20140249337
Method for extracting hydrocarbons with medium chain lengths, and the use of the same
The invention relates to a method for extracting hydrocarbon mixtures that have an increased proportion of hydrocarbons of a medium chain length (8 to 16 carbon atoms), or the corresponding pure compounds. Firstly, a starting material is provided that includes at least 50 wt.
09/04/14
20140249327
Method for producing nitrile compounds from ethylenically unsaturated compounds
The present invention relates to a method for the hydrocyanation of organic ethylenically unsaturated compounds including at least one nitrile function. The invention specifically relates to a method for the hydrocyanation of a hydrocarbon compound including at least one ethylenic unsaturation by a reaction with hydrogen cyanide in a liquid medium and in the presence of a catalyst including a metal element selected from the transition metals and an organophosphorous ligand, the organophosphorous gaud including a compound of general formula (i), where r1 and r2, which are identical or different, are a linear or branched alkyl radical having 1-12 carbon atoms, which can include heteroatoms, or an optionally substituted aromatic or cycloaliphatic radical that can include heteroatoms, wherein the covalent bond between p and r1, and that between p and r2, are p—c bonds..
09/04/14
20140249263
Polymerisable plasticiser, liquid polyurethane resin composition comprising same and uses thereof
The present invention relates to a polymerisable plasticiser formed by a hydrocarbon chain, one end of which bears more than one isocyanate function, said hydrocarbon chain comprising and/or being substituted by an aromatic ring and/or an aliphatic ring and/or said hydrocarbon chain is substituted by at least two hydrocarbon chains that can comprise an unsaturation, and the number of isocyanate functions being strictly greater than 1, preferably greater than 1.2, and, more preferably, grater than 1.5 but less than or equal to 2.2. The invention also relates to liquid polyurethane resin compositions and, in particular, stable, ready-to-use liquid polyurethane resin compositions comprising said plasticiser.
09/04/14
20140249105
Novel ceramide analogues, processes for preparing same and uses thereof
Compounds, ceramide analogues, having a cyclic structure derived from cyclopropane, cyclobutane or cyclopentane, the ring bearing two chains consisting of an amide function. Each amide function is attached to the ring by the nitrogen atom of the function and carries a hydrocarbon chain derived from a fatty acid.
09/04/14
20140249063
Compositions of hydrocarbon oils and oil soluble pags produced by dmc catalysts
A lubricant composition comprising a group i, ii, iii or iv hydrocarbon oil and a polyalkylene glycol, the polyalkylene glycol having been prepared by reacting a c8-c20 alcohol and a mixed butylene oxide/propylene oxide feed using a double metal cyanide catalyst catalyzed oxyalkylation process, and wherein the lubricant composition remains clear and shows no phase separation at temperatures equal to and greater than the pour point of the hydrocarbon oil is provided. A method for making a lubricant composition is also provided..
09/04/14
20140249032
Crop oil concentrate adjuvants containing amine surfactants
In agricultural practice it is known to use emulsifiable oils (commonly referred to a crop oil concentrates, coc) as bioefficacy enhancers for pesticides, especially herbicides. Cationic surfactants are widely known to be particularly effective bio-active enhancers for herbicides, especially for glyphosate-type herbicides.
09/04/14
20140249029
Solid agricultural compositions
Suggested are solid agricultural compositions, comprising: (a1) at least one alkoxylated alcohol according to general formula (i) r1o(ao)nh, wherein r1 stands for an unsaturated, linear hydrocarbon residue having 12 to 22 carbon atoms and 1, 2, or 3 double bonds, ao comprises an ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, and/or butylene oxide unit, and n comprises an integer of from 1 to 60; (a2) at least one alkoxylated alcohol according to general formula (ii) r2o(ao)mh, wherein r2 comprises a saturated, branched hydrocarbon residue having 8 to 36 carbon atoms, ao comprises an ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, and/or butylene oxide unit, and m comprises an integer of from 1 to 60; (b) at least one biocide, and optionally (c) at least one inert broenstedt base and/or (d) at least one solvent, emulsifier, polymer or filler, therein the compositions are granules with a water content of less than 10% b.w.. .
09/04/14
20140248443
Screen stencil and method for coating screen stencils
A stencil body of a screen stencil body has a surface coating made up of hydrocarbon-based, organic precursor molecules. A plasma-coating method is used to coat the screen stencil, wherein a layer of hydrocarbon-based, organic precursor molecules is deposited on the surface of the stencil body of the screen stencil..
09/04/14
20140248230
Hair care treatment agent
Hair treatment agents include at least one quaternary ammonium compound according to formula (i), in which n denotes an integer from 10 to 24 and x− denotes an anion, at least one quaternary ammonium compound according to formula (ii) in which m denotes an integer from 10 to 24 and x− denotes an anion, at least one quaternary ammonium compound of formula (iii) in which r and r′ independently of one another each denote a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched hydrocarbon residue having a chain length of 18 to 30 carbon atoms and x″ denotes an anion, and at least one cationic copolymer, including monomers of formula (iv) and monomers of formula (v) in which r1 to r9 independently of one another denote hydrogen or c1-4 alkyl (r6, r7, r8 or r9 denotes c1-4 alkyl), n denotes integers from 1 to 8 and a− denotes a physiologically acceptable anion. .
09/04/14
20140248199
Recovery of vanadium from petroleum coke slurry containing solubilized base metals
A method for recovering vanadium from a spent slurry catalyst for hydrocarbon oil hydroprocessing is disclosed. In one embodiment after de-oiling, the spent catalyst is treated with ammonia and air, forming a leach slurry.
09/04/14
20140248198
Palladium separating agent, method for producing same and use of same
Wherein r is a c1-18 chain hydrocarbon group, a c3-10 alicyclic hydrocarbon group, a c6-14 aromatic hydrocarbon group, a carboxymethyl group or a carboxyethyl group, n is an integer of from 1 to 4, and z is an amide bond.. .
09/04/14
20140248191
Reactor assembly for improving reaction between two immiscible phases for metal reduction of hydrocarbons
A reactor assembly (1) for improving reaction between two immiscible phases for metal reduction of hydrocarbons is disclosed, which is a modification of a cstr type reactor assembly. A third gaseous phase is also present in the reactor.


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