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Liquid electrolyte for lithium batteries, method for producing the same, and lithium battery comprising the liquid…

Liquid electrolyte for lithium batteries, method for producing the same, and lithium battery comprising the liquid…

Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same

Samsung Sdi

Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same

Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same

Tokyo Electron Limited

Semiconductor device manufacturing method


Date/App# patent app List of recent Hydrocarbon-related patents
08/20/15
20150236511 
 Method for limiting the loading of electrical power transmission networks patent thumbnailMethod for limiting the loading of electrical power transmission networks
The present invention relates to a method for limiting the load of electricity transmission networks, comprising the generation of heat by operating an apparatus for the oxidation of a hydrocarbon-containing gas, in which alternatively a required provision of heat from the oxidation of the hydrocarbon-containing gas is substituted by the provision of heat from electrical energy with an apparatus for providing heat by using electrical power and the hydrocarbon-containing gas that is not oxidized is provided. A facility for carrying out the present method is also described..
Evonik Industries Ag


08/20/15
20150236377 
 Liquid electrolyte for lithium batteries,  producing the same, and lithium battery comprising the liquid electrolyte for lithium batteries patent thumbnailLiquid electrolyte for lithium batteries, producing the same, and lithium battery comprising the liquid electrolyte for lithium batteries
Wherein r1 is an aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, and r2 is a group represented by any one of the following general formulae (2), (3) and (4): general formula (2): —c1h21—(och2)m—cnh2n+1; general formula (3): —cxh2x—(ch2och2)y—czh2z+1; and general formula (4): —cph2p—(c2h4och2)q—crh2r+1.. .

08/20/15
20150236367 
 Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same patent thumbnailPolymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same
A polymer electrolyte membrane includes a fluorinated polymer membrane and a coating layer including a hydrocarbon-based ionomer on at least one surface of the fluorinated polymer membrane. The polymer electrolyte membrane maintains high hydrogen ion conductivity and has improved performance under high temperature and low humidity conditions.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150235862 
 Semiconductor device manufacturing method patent thumbnailSemiconductor device manufacturing method
A semiconductor device manufacturing method for etching a multilayer film using a mask is provided. The method includes (a) supplying a first gas containing hydrogen, hydrogen bromide, nitrogen trifluoride and at least one of hydrocarbon, fluorocarbon and fluorohydrocarbon into the processing chamber and exciting the first gas to etch the multilayer film from a top surface of the multilayer film to a predetermined position in a stacked direction of the multilayer film; and (b) supplying a second gas that does not substantially contain hydrogen bromide and contains hydrogen and nitrogen trifluoride and at least one of thydrocarbon, fluorocarbon and fluorohydrocarbon into the processing chamber and exciting the second gas to etch the multilayer film from the predetermined position of the multilayer film to a top surface of the etching stop layer..
Tokyo Electron Limited


08/20/15
20150235847 
 Growing graphene on substrates patent thumbnailGrowing graphene on substrates
Embodiments described herein provide methods and apparatus for forming graphitic carbon such as graphene on a substrate. The method includes providing a precursor comprising a linear conjugated hydrocarbon, depositing a hydrocarbon layer from the precursor on the substrate, and forming graphene from the hydrocarbon layer by applying energy to the substrate.
Applied Materials, Inc.


08/20/15
20150234274 
 Resist top-coat composition and patterning process patent thumbnailResist top-coat composition and patterning process
There are provided a top coat composition and a patterning process using that composition, which reduce the effect of contaminants in the surrounding atmosphere on the resist film in absorbing oob light and in reducing film loss of the resist pattern and bridging between patterns, and also enhances the sensitivity of the resist film and suppresses the emission of outgas from the resist film. The resist top coat composition of the present invention is formed on a photoresist film formed on a wafer, and is used in a patterning process performed by lithography in which, after exposure, developing is performed.

08/20/15
20150233846 
 System and  identifying hydrocarbon potential in a rock formation using x-ray fluorescence patent thumbnailSystem and identifying hydrocarbon potential in a rock formation using x-ray fluorescence
A system and a method for identifying a hydrocarbon sweet spot in a rock formation are disclosed. The method includes collecting a dataset comprising an elemental composition of one or more rock samples at various depths or locations, using an x-ray fluorescence device; analyzing the collected dataset of the one or more rock samples including analyzing the elemental composition of the one or more rock samples; establishing a time-correlative sample framework based on the collected dataset regarding the elemental composition of the one or more rock samples; performing a map-based spatial analysis comprising creating a distribution of concentration of one or more elements in the one or more rock samples in a geographical map generated within the framework; and identifying one or more locations of accumulation of hydrocarbons using the map-based spatial analysis..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


08/20/15
20150233633 
 Lng recovery from syngas using a mixed refrigerant patent thumbnailLng recovery from syngas using a mixed refrigerant
Processes and systems are provided for recovering a liquid natural gas (lng) stream from a hydrocarbon-containing feed gas stream using a single closed-loop mixed refrigerant cycle. In particular, the processes and systems described herein can be used to separate methane from carbon monoxide and hydrogen, which are common components in synthesis gas and other hydrocarbon-containing gases..
Black & Veatch Corporation


08/20/15
20150233530 
 Method and system to volumetrically control additive pump patent thumbnailMethod and system to volumetrically control additive pump
A chemical/additive injection controller, system and method (i.e., utilities) are provided that control when an injection pump turns on and off in order to inject a predetermined volume of additives into a hydrocarbon production conduit over a predetermined number of cycles per day. The controller determines when to activate and deactivate (i.e., turn on and turn off) an injection pump to provide a desired total additive injection volume over an injection period (e.g.
Pcs Ferguson, Inc.


08/20/15
20150233290 
 Process for producing hydrogen and generating power patent thumbnailProcess for producing hydrogen and generating power
A process for producing hydrogen and power comprises subjecting a gaseous hydrocarbon feedstock to an endothermic steam reforming reaction by contacting the feedstock, in a reaction zone, in the presence of steam, with catalyst to obtain a mixture comprising hydrogen and carbon monoxide; recovering hydrogen from the mixture; feeding fuel and oxidant to a turbine system comprising a compressor, combustion chamber and expansion turbine, wherein the compressor is coupled to the turbine, the oxidant is compressed in the compressor to obtain compressed oxidant, and the fuel is combusted with the compressed oxidant in the chamber to obtain a stream of combusted gas; feeding at least part of the stream to the turbine to generate power and to obtain a turbine flue gas; and providing heat for the reforming reaction from the combusted gas and/or the flue gas; and liquefaction of the recovered hydrogen by subjecting it to a liquefaction cycle.. .
Shell Oil Company


08/20/15
20150233240 

Carbon-based fluorescent tracers as oil reservoir nano-agents


The present invention relates to carbon-based fluorescent nano-agent tracers for analysis of oil reservoirs. The carbon-based fluorescent nano-agents may be used in the analysis of the porosity of a formation.
Cornell University


08/20/15
20150233233 

Measuring behind casing hydraulic conductivity between reservoir layers


A measure of the hydraulic conductivity, fc, is obtained to characterize the leaky medium behind well casing between adjacent hydrocarbon producing layers is a subsurface reservoir. The value of fc can be utilized in estimating the rate of flow from a secondary reservoir layer contributing to the total production through the wellbore based on the respective well pressures at a given time.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


08/20/15
20150233228 

Fluid homogenizer system for gas segregated liquid hydrocarbon wells and homogenizing liquids produced by such wells


A system and method for improving the flow characteristics of gaseous slug-laden liquid hydrocarbon wells, particularly from horizontal, of similar boreholes. The invention provides a system and method which essentially homogenizes the liquid and the gas, utilizing a unique flow tube arrangement and a sequence of steps by first breaking up and separating the slugged gas from the liquid at a first location, and then gathering it into holding location—i.e., an annulus section—where it is re-introduced in controlled amounts into the liquid downstream of the first location.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


08/20/15
20150233224 

System and enhancing oil recovery from a subterranean reservoir


A system and method is disclosed for enhancing the distribution of an enhanced oil recovery fluid utilizing electrokinetic-induced migration for enhancing oil recovery from a subterranean reservoir. An enhanced oil recovery fluid is injected into the hydrocarbon bearing zone through the injection well.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


08/20/15
20150233223 

Enhanced oil recovery process to inject surfactant-augmented low-salinity water in oil-wet carbonate reservoirs


The present invention relates to a method to enhance oil recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir. One aspect of the invention includes injecting low salinity water into the reservoir followed by the injection of a surfactant diluted in low salinity water, and alternating the injections of the low salinity water and the surfactant diluted in the low salinity water.

08/20/15
20150233222 

Enhanced oil recovery process to inject low salinity water and gas in carbonate reservoirs


The present invention relates to a method to enhance oil recovery from a hydrocarbon reservoir. One aspect of the invention includes injecting high salinity water into the reservoir followed by alternating the injection of low salinity water and gas..

08/20/15
20150233217 

Combined perforating and fracking tool


A combined perforating and fracking tool, and method for using same, for perforating a hydrocarbon well casing and for subsequently fracturing the formation while maintaining the tool in situ. The combined perforating and fracking tool comprises, in a preferred embodiment, a series of connected cylinders arranged to be disposed in a well casing, each of the cylinders comprising a cooperating piston whereby a magnification of hydraulic force is generated.
Iron Horse Coiled Tubing Inc.


08/20/15
20150233210 

Reclosable sleeve assembly and methods for isolating hydrocarbon production


Disclosed is reclosable sleeve assembly including a housing defining one or more flow ports that provide fluid communication between a wellbore annulus and an interior of the housing, an outer sleeve arranged within the housing and movable between a closed position, where the outer sleeve occludes the one or more flow ports, and an open position, where the one or more flow ports are exposed, and an inner sleeve concentrically arranged within the outer sleeve and defining a plurality of flow slots, the inner sleeve being movable between an open position and a closed position where, when in the open position, the plurality of flow slots are axially aligned with the one or more flow ports.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232967 

Powder, powder composition, use thereof and use of the powder and powder composition


An iron-boron alloy powder or an iron-boron alloy powder composition suitable for remediation of halogenated hydrocarbon polluted soil, water or groundwater as well as the use of the powder or powder composition. The boron-iron alloy powder suitable for remediation of polluted soil or waters may have 0.1-40% by weight of boron and inevitable impurities up to a content of 10% by weight.
Hoganas Ab (publ)


08/20/15
20150232888 

Genetically engineered microorganisms for biological oxidation of hydrocarbons


The present disclosure relates to genetically engineered microorganisms for biological oxidation of hydrocarbons, including production of alcohols from alkanes or epoxides from alkenes, and related methods and systems.. .
Calysta Inc.


08/20/15
20150232784 

Grease composition


The invention provides a grease composition for rolling bearings of automotive electrical equipment or automotive auxiliaries, containing a base oil that includes as an essential component an alkyldiphenyl ether oil; a diurea thickener represented by formula (1); an anti-flaking additive including an organic sulfonate rust inhibitor and a load carrying additive; and an antioxidant. In the formula (1), r2 is a bivalent aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 15 carbon atoms; and one of r1 or r3 represents cyclohexyl group and the other represents cyclohexyl group, an alkyl group having 8 to 22 carbon atoms or an aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms..
Kyodo Yushi Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150232778 

Grease composition for electric power steering device, and electric power steering device


Provided are both a grease composition for an electric power steering device and an electric power steering device. The grease composition can keep a sufficiently low coefficient of friction in a sliding area between a steel and a resin over a long period, is less susceptible to being removed from the sliding area, does not cause break down of an oil film, and thus can minimize the occurrence of stick-slips.
Hitachi Automotive Systems Steering, Ltd.


08/20/15
20150232777 

Ionic liquids containing symmetric quaternary phosphonium cations and phosphorus-containing anions, and their use as lubricant additives


Wherein r1, r2, r3, and r4 are equivalent and selected from hydrocarbon groups containing at least three carbon atoms, and x− is a phosphorus-containing anion, particularly an organophosphate, organophosphonate, or organophosphinate anion, or a thio-substituted analog thereof containing hydrocarbon groups with at least three carbon atoms. Also described are lubricant compositions comprising the above ionic liquid and a base oil, wherein the ionic liquid is dissolved in the base oil.

08/20/15
20150232773 

Method and system for producing liquid fuel and generating power


A steam reformer generates reformed gas by a steam-reforming reaction of hydrocarbon gas such as natural gas. A methanol synthesis column and a gasoline synthesis column synthesize gasoline from the reformed gas via methanol and produce a liquid fuel.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


08/20/15
20150232767 

Method for improving the transportability of heavy crude oil


According to the invention, an aqueous hydrocarbon mixture having a chain length of predominantly c4 to c12 which does not contain any oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compounds is utilized. This is produced in the area of a mineral oil field from natural gas arising as by-product and/or mineral oil-associated gas.

08/20/15
20150232762 

Separating hydrocarbons and inorganic material


A method for separating hydrocarbons from an initial mixture comprising agglomerates (200) of hydrocarbons and solid inorganic material (212) is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of grinding the agglomerates by exposing the initial mixture to a liquid dissolving agent and a medium (123, 123′) having kinetic energy, removing a film of hydrocarbons (211′) from the inorganic material (212) using cavitation and/or ultrasound, and separating liquid from the solid inorganic material (212).
Ennox Oil Solutions Inc.


08/20/15
20150232750 

Carbon-based fluorescent tracers as oil reservoir nano-agents


The present invention relates to carbon-based fluorescent nano-agent tracers for analysis of oil reservoirs. The carbon-based fluorescent nano-agents may be used in the analysis of the porosity of a formation.
Cornell University


08/20/15
20150232748 

Carbon-based fluorescent tracers as oil reservoir nano-agents


The present invention relates to carbon-based fluorescent nano-agent tracers for analysis of oil reservoirs. The carbon-based fluorescent nano-agents may be used in the analysis of the porosity of a formation.
Cornell University


08/20/15
20150232747 

Carbon-based fluorescent tracers as oil reservoir nano-agents


The present invention relates to carbon-based fluorescent nano-agent tracers for analysis of oil reservoirs. The carbon-based fluorescent nano-agents may be used in the analysis of the porosity of a formation.
Cornell University


08/20/15
20150232397 

1, 3-butadiene-separating material, and separation method using said separating material


The invention separating material and separation method make it possible to separate and collect 1,3-butadiene selectively from a mixed gas containing 1,3-butadiene and a c4 hydrocarbon other than 1,3-butadiene. A separating material capable of adsorbing 1,3-butadiene selectively includes: a dicarboxylic acid compound (i) represented by formula (i) (wherein r1, r2, r3 and r4 independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or the like); a metal ion such as a zinc ion and a cobalt ion; and a metal complex having such a structure that multiple pseudo-diamondoid frameworks are intruded mutually, wherein each of the pseudo-diamondoid frameworks comprises an organic ligand (ii) that is represented by formula (ii) (wherein x represents —ch2—, —ch2—ch2—, —ch═ch— or the like; and r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, r10, r11 and r12 independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or the like) and is capable of being bidentately coordinated with the metal ion..
Showa Denko K.k.


08/20/15
20150232396 

Component separations in polymerization


A process for component separation in a polymer production system, comprising separating a polymerization product stream into a gas stream and a polymer stream, wherein the gas stream comprises ethane and unreacted ethylene, distilling the gas stream into a light hydrocarbon stream, wherein the light hydrocarbon stream comprises ethane and unreacted ethylene, contacting the light hydrocarbon stream with an absorption solvent system, wherein at least a portion of the unreacted ethylene from the light hydrocarbon stream is absorbed by the absorption solvent system, and recovering a waste gas stream from the absorption solvent system, wherein the waste gas stream comprises ethane, hydrogen, or combinations thereof.. .
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Lp


08/20/15
20150232395 

Ethylene-to-liquids systems and methods


Integrated systems are provided for the production of higher hydrocarbon compositions, for example liquid hydrocarbon compositions, from methane using an oxidative coupling of methane system to convert methane to ethylene, followed by conversion of ethylene to selectable higher hydrocarbon products. Integrated systems and processes are provided that process methane through to these higher hydrocarbon products..
Siluria Technologies, Inc.


08/20/15
20150232394 

Compounds and methods for the production of long chain hydrocarbons from biological sources


The present invention is directed to the preparation of oxygenated, unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds, such as derivatives of furfural or hydroxymethyl furfural produced by aldol condensation with a ketone or a ketoester, as well as methods of deoxidatively reducing those compounds with hydrogen under acidic conditions to provide saturated hydrocarbons useful as fuels.. .
The Procter & Gamble Plaza


08/20/15
20150231966 

Hydrocarbon storage vessels


Methods and systems described herein provide or use a wall structure for a hydrocarbon storage vessel. The wall structure includes an inner layer that includes a first rubber compound.
Floats And Fuel Cells, Inc.


08/20/15
20150231965 

Hydrocarbon storage vessels


Methods and systems described herein provide or use a wall structure for a hydrocarbon storage vessel. The wall structure includes an inner layer comprising a first rubber compound, a center layer comprising a fabric having a barrier layer applied to each side, and an outer layer comprising a second rubber compound..
Floats And Fuel Cells, Inc.


08/20/15
20150231880 

Ink jet recording method


An ink jet recording method according to the invention includes: ejecting droplets of non-water-based ink, which contains an organic solvent, a color material, and resin, from nozzles of a recording head and causing the droplets to adhere to a recording medium to form an image; and preliminarily ejecting the droplets of the non-water-based-ink from the nozzles of the recording head not for forming the image. In the preliminary ejecting of the droplets, a time interval at which the preliminary ejecting is performed by a predetermined nozzle is equal to or greater than two seconds and equal to or less than twenty five seconds.
Seiko Epson Corporation


08/20/15
20150231674 

Soil remediation system


A system for bioremediating soil and groundwater contaminated with high substituted chlorinated hydrocarbons, such a trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene, by a strain of ralstonia eutropha with a non-cometabolic pathway for metabolizing chlorinated hydrocarbons, and does not require induction.. .

08/20/15
20150231615 

Catalyst comprising at least one zeolite nu-86, at least one zeolite usy and a porous mineral matrix and process for hydroconversion of hydrocarbon feeds using said catalyst


The invention relates to a catalyst comprising at least one metal selected from the group formed by metals of group vib and of group viii of the periodic table, used alone or as a mixture, and a support comprising at least one zeolite nu-86, at least one zeolite y and at least one porous mineral matrix containing at least aluminium and/or at least silicon. The invention also relates to a process for hydrocracking of hydrocarbon feeds employing said catalyst..
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


08/20/15
20150231611 

Methods and apparatuses for regenerating catalysts for hydrocarbon production


Methods and apparatuses are provided for producing hydrocarbons. A method includes contacting an aromatic rich feed stream including diolefins with a catalyst in the presence of hydrogen to react the diolefins with the hydrogen to produce mono-olefins.
Uop Llc


08/20/15
20150231570 

Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine


In an internal combustion engine, an exhaust purification catalyst: (13), particulate filter (14), and hydrocarbon feed valve (15) are arranged in an engine exhaust passage. A low pressure exhaust gas recirculation system (lpl) is provided for making the exhaust gas downstream of the particulate filter (14) recirculate.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/20/15
20150231566 

Low temperature catalyst/hydrocarbon trap


A low-temperature catalyst is provided for reducing cold-start hydrocarbon emissions. The catalyst comprises a platinum group metal impregnated onto an oxygen storage material.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/20/15
20150231565 

Method for the purification of diesel engine exhaust gases


A method in which the exhaust gas that is to be purified is passed through an exhaust-gas line containing a diesel oxidation catalyst (doc) for the oxidation of residual gaseous hydrocarbons (hc) and carbon monoxide (co) in order to form carbon dioxide (co2) and for the at least proportional oxidation of the nitrogen monoxide (no) contained in the exhaust gas in order to form nitrogen dioxide (no2) is provided.. .
Deutz Aktiengesellschaft


08/20/15
20150231527 

Monochlorotrifluoropropene compounds and compositions and methods using same


Various uses of monochlorotrifluoropropenes, in combination with one or more other components, including other fluoroalkenes, hydrocarbons; hydrofluorocarbons (hfcs), ethers, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, methyl formate, formic acid, water, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, carbon dioxide and combinations of any two or more of these, in a variety of applications, including as blowing agents, are disclosed.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


08/20/15
20150231251 

Compositions and methods for topical delivery of prostaglandins to subcutaneous fat


Described herein are compositions comprising a prostaglandin fp receptor agonist (pfpra) compound and a fatty acid ester (e.g., isopropyl myristate), optionally comprising an ointment base such as a hydrocarbon base (e.g., petroleum jelly) and/or an organic alcohol (e.g., propylene glycol), that, when topically applied to the skin, locally delivers a therapeutically effective amount of the pfpra compound to subcutaneous fat under the skin, and methods of preparation. The therapeutic effect is, for example, reduction of the subcutaneous fat under the skin.
Topokine Therapeutics, Inc.


08/13/15
20150228994 

Polyelectrolyte film


Provided is a polymer electrolyte membrane that is formed of a fluorine free material, is soft and hardly cracks, and is excellent in hot water resistance. The polymer electrolyte membrane is obtained by crosslinking a block copolymer (z) containing a polymer block (a) containing a structural unit derived from an aromatic vinyl compound and having an ion-conducting group; and an amorphous polymer block (b) containing a structural unit derived from an unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon and free of any ion-conducting group, the block copolymer (z) being crosslinked with a crosslinking agent (x) having, in a molecule thereof, two or more aromatic rings of which one or more hydrogen atoms are substituted with hydroxy groups..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.


08/13/15
20150228912 

Biscarbazole derivative, material for organic electroluminescence device and organic electroluminescence device using the same


In the formula (1): a1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted nitrogen-containing heterocyclic group having 1 to 30 ring carbon atoms; a2 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms, or substituted or unsubstituted nitrogen-containing heterocyclic group having 1 to 30 ring carbon atoms; x1 and x2 each are a linking group; y1 to y4 each represent a substituent; p and q represent an integer of 1 to 4; and r and s represent an integer of 1 to 3.. .

08/13/15
20150228500 

Semiconductor device manufacturing method


In a semiconductor device manufacturing method, a target object including a multilayer film and a mask formed on the multilayer film is prepared in a processing chamber of a plasma processing apparatus. The multilayer film is formed by alternately stacking a silicon oxide film and a silicon nitride film.
Tokyo Electron Limited


08/13/15
20150227106 

Blade member and cleaning blade


A blade member 1 is used for removal of residual toner 5 remaining on a surface of a counterpart member 4 in an image forming device employing an electrophotographic system, by sliding contact with the counterpart member 4. The blade member 1 includes a blade body 11 made of a polyurethane rubber using diphenylmethane diisocyanate and a polyester polyol as main raw materials, and a film 12 that covers at least a surface of a sliding contact portion of the blade body 11 to contact with the counterpart member 4.
Sumitomo Riko Company Limited


08/13/15
20150226878 

Space-time surrogate models of subterranean regions


Methods for creating and using space-time surrogate models of subsurface regions, such as subsurface regions containing at least one hydrocarbon formation. The created surrogate models are explicit models that may be created from implicit models, such as computationally intensive full-physics models.

08/13/15
20150226361 

Submersed heat exchanger


Systems and methods for transporting a hydrocarbon are provided. The method can include introducing a fluid at a first pressure and a first temperature to an inlet of a pump and pressurizing the fluid within the pump to produce a pressurized fluid having a second pressure and a second temperature.
Kellogg Brown & Root Llc


08/13/15
20150226062 

Systems and methods for localized well analysis and control


A system may include a well device to control a flow of hydrocarbons extracted from a well and a monitoring device to receive data associated with one or more properties of the well and the well device. The monitoring device is disposed on the well device and receives pressure data and temperature data associated with the well device.
Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center Pte. Ltd.


08/13/15
20150226061 

System and estimating flow capacity of a reservoir


The disclosure relates to a computer implemented method and system for determining a flow geometry of a subsurface reservoir, as well as a method of hydrocarbon production with flooding. A general embodiment of the disclosure is a method for determining a flow geometry of a subsurface reservoir, the method comprising: (a) receiving production related data for the reservoir, wherein the reservoir is associated with a flooding operation; (b) generation a heterogeneity factor from the production related data; (c) calculating a flow geometry of displacement of hydrocarbons from the reservoir responsive to the heterogeneity factor; and (d) outputting the flow geometry..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


08/13/15
20150226056 

Multi-use data processing circuitry for well monitoring


A circuit for processing data associated with a well may include a power port that receives an input voltage and a processor. The processor may receive data associated with one or more properties of the well and a well device configured to control a flow of hydrocarbons extracted from the well.
Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center Pte. Ltd.


08/13/15
20150226051 

Systems and methods for locally performing well testing


A method for locally performing a well test may include receiving, at a processor, data associated with a flow of hydrocarbons directed into an output pipe via a multi-selector valve configured to couple to one or more hydrocarbon wells. The method may also include determining one or more virtual flow rates of the liquid and gas components based on the data.
Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center Pte. Ltd.


08/13/15
20150226039 

Containment system and a using said containment system


A containment system for recovering hydrocarbon fluid from a leaking device comprises a dome situated above the leaking device and forming a cavity for accumulating hydrocarbon fluid from the leaking device, and an injection system that inputs an injection fluid into the cavity. The injection system comprises a plurality of first injectors near the domes inner surface..
Total Sa


08/13/15
20150226032 

Combined perforating and fracking tools


A tool for both perforating a well casing in a hydrocarbon formation and for subsequently fracturing the formation. The tool allows not only perforation and fracking, but in a preferred embodiment allows both perforation of the casing and fracking of the formation without having to further reposition the tool within the wellbore.
Iron Horse Coiled Tubing Inc.


08/13/15
20150225668 

Grease composition and bearing


Wherein r2 is a c6-15 divalent aromatic hydrocarbon group, r1 and r3 are the same or different, and represent cyclohexyl or c8-22 linear or branched alkyl, and the molar ratio of cyclohexyl to the total of cyclohexyl and c8-22 linear or branched alkyl is 60 to 95%.. .

08/13/15
20150225660 

Hydrocarbon fuel antioxidant and application thereof


A hydrocarbon fuel antioxidant comprises a compound having a following molecular structure r1-(cnhm)-r2, a precursor or a derivative of the compound: wherein n and m are positive integers; —(cnhm)— group is a straight chain molecule segment formed by covalent linkage of carbon atoms which are more than or equal to 3 and less than or equal to 50; ,r1 and r2 comprise an aromatic ring or carboxylic acid or hydroxyl radical or alkyl group; the aromatic ring group may either be a single ring or polycyclic, and may also be a heterocycle containing oxygen or nitrogen, which may be provided with or not provided with a substituent group; the antioxidant contains more than one linear chain or ring conjugated bond formed by conjugated double bonds; the ring conjugated double bonds are located on the aromatic ring at the end part; the linear chain conjugated double bonds are located on a carbon chain in the middle; and the antioxidant has a prominent absorption peak in a 250-400 nm ultraviolet wavelength range. The hydrocarbon fuel antioxidant comprises carotinoid, vitamin a or vitamin e.
Greenville Environmental Company Limited


08/13/15
20150225657 

Processing vacuum residuum and vacuum gas oil in ebullated bed reactor systems


A process for upgrading vacuum residuum and vacuum gas oil hydrocarbons is disclosed. The process may include: contacting a heavy distillate hydrocarbon fraction and hydrogen with a zeolite selective hydrocracking catalyst in a first ebullated bed hydrocracking reaction zone to convert at least a portion of the vacuum gas oil to lighter hydrocarbons.
Lummus Technology Inc.


08/13/15
20150225656 

System and introducing an additive with a unique catalyst to a coking process


Gas oil components, coking process recycle, and heavier hydrocarbons are cracked or coked in the coking vessel by injecting an additive into the vapors of traditional coking processes in the coking vessel. The additive contains catalyst(s), seeding agent(s), excess reactant(s), quenching agent(s), carrier(s), or any combination thereof to modify reaction kinetics to preferentially crack or coke these components.

08/13/15
20150225655 

Continuous destabilization of emulsions


The inventive technology, in at least one embodiment, may be described as a method of destabilizing an aqueous hydrocarbon emulsion comprising the steps of: effecting contact between a sorbent and said aqueous hydrocarbon emulsion; effecting relative motion between said sorbent and said aqueous hydrocarbon emulsion; and destabilizing (perhaps in continuous fashion) the aqueous hydrocarbon emulsion. Applications include but are not limited to oil spill clean up, manufacturing of emulsions, oil refinery and production operations (anywhere along the production chain)..
The University Of Wyoming Research Corpoation D/b/a Western Research Institute


08/13/15
20150225653 

Process for removing carbonyl sulfide from a hydrocarbon stream


A method and apparatus for removing carbonyl sulfide (cos) from a hydrocarbon stream have been developed. The design allows removal of cos in the regeneration stream to less than 10 wppm, even at high concentrations of cos.
Uop Llc


08/13/15
20150225652 

Aromatic hydrocarbons from lignocellulose biomass


Various embodiments of microwave-assisted systems, devices, and associated methods of operation are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for producing a bio-oil from a carbonaceous material includes feeding the carbonaceous material to a pyrolysis reactor, pyrolyzing the carbonaceous material in the reactor to produce a raw bio-oil containing oxidized aromatic hydrocarbons, and catalytically reducing at least a portion of the oxidized aromatic hydrocarbons in the raw bio-oil to produce an upgraded bio-oil having reduced aromatic hydrocarbons..
Washington State University


08/13/15
20150225637 

Wellbore fluids and use


A base fluid for formulating wellbore fluids. The base fluid comprises a mixture of synthetic aliphatic hydrocarbons derived from a fischer-tropsch product stream and contains greater than 96% aliphatic hydrocarbons having a carbon number range of from c6 to c30.

08/13/15
20150225588 

Method for manufacturing silver nanoparticle-containing ink, and silver nanoparticle-containing ink


The present invention provides silver nanoparticle-containing ink that develops excellent conductivity by low-temperature calcining and has silver nano-particles stably and well dispersed in a dispersion solvent, and a method for producing the silver nanoparticle-containing ink. A method for producing silver nanoparticle-containing ink, comprising: mixing a silver compound with amines comprising an aliphatic hydrocarbon monoamine (a) comprising an aliphatic hydrocarbon group and one amino group, said aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 6 or more carbon atoms in total; and further comprising at least one of: an aliphatic hydrocarbon monoamine (b) comprising an aliphatic hydrocarbon group and one amino group, said aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 5 or less carbon atoms in total; and an aliphatic hydrocarbon diamine (c) comprising an aliphatic hydrocarbon group and two amino groups, said aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 8 or less carbon atoms in total; to form a complex compound comprising the silver compound and the amines; thermally decomposing the complex compound by heating to form silver nano-particles; and dispersing the silver nano-particles in a dispersion solvent containing an alicyclic hydrocarbon..
Daicel Corporation


08/13/15
20150225578 

Method for producing and repairing a multicoat color and/or effect paint system


Wherein at least one of the radicals r1 to r3 is selected from the group of aliphatic hydrocarbons. The sum total of the weight percentage fractions of all of the phosphites of structural formula (i) here is 0.1% to 5% by weight, based on the total weight of the basecoat material used.

08/13/15
20150225535 

Anti-adhesive agent for asphalt mixtures


Provided is an anti-adhesive agent for asphalt mixtures which does not readily separate at ordinary or low temperatures, even after dilution with water. The anti-adhesive agent comprising: a water-soluble monohydric alcohol (a) that has a boiling point greater than or equal to 150° c.
Nof Corporation


08/13/15
20150225528 

Phenolic foam


Phenolic closed-cell foam comprises a hydrocarbon blowing agent and includes an alkali metal silicate in an amount of at least 1% by weight. The foam has an aged thermal conductivity as determined by the procedures of en13166:2008 of less than 0.025 w/m·k.
Kingspan Holdings (irl) Limited


08/13/15
20150225359 

Novel epoxide compound


A novel low viscosity epoxide having the following general structure (i): structure (i) wherein r1 and r2 can be, but is not limited to, hydrogen or a hydrocarbon group having from c1 to about c20 carbon atoms; with the proviso that r1 and r2 are not both hydrogen.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc


08/13/15
20150225327 

Alkylated diphenyl ether compound and lubricating oil containing said compound


Wherein r3 and r4 are the same or different and are a branched hydrocarbon group having 10 to 26 carbon atoms, 42 to 100 mole % of the benzylic carbons of each r3 and r4 are quaternary, m and n are each a real number of at least zero, and 2.0≦m+n≦3.0.. .

08/13/15
20150225326 

Oxidation of hydrocarbons


A process for oxidizing a first hydrocarbon to a corresponding first oxygenate by feeding a first feedstock comprising the first hydrocarbon into an oxidation reactor, contacting the reaction medium with a gas stream comprising o2 in the oxidation reactor, and supplying a hydroperoxide additive to the oxidation reactor. By including the hydroperoxide additive in the reaction medium, foaming at and/or close to the beginning of the oxidation reaction can be significantly reduced..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.


08/13/15
20150225320 

Process for production of mixed butanols and diisobutenes as fuel blending components


A process for simultaneously hydrating and oligomerizing a hydrocarbon feed comprising mixed olefins incudes the steps of: (a) introducing the hydrocarbon feed in the presence of water into a fixed bed; (b) contacting the hydrocarbon feed with a catalyst within said fixed bed reactor, where the catalyst is of the type that hydrates the mixed olefins to form mixed alcohols and oligomerizes at least a portion of the mixed olefins into oligomers to produce a first product stream that includes an organic phase and an aqueous phase; (c) introducing the first product stream into a first separator which separates the organic phase from the aqueous phase; (d) introducing the separated organic phase into a second separator which separates unreacted olefins from mixed alcohols and one or more oligomers which comprise a final product stream; and (e) introducing the separated aqueous phase into a third separator which separates an alcohol-water azeotrope component from water.. .
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


08/13/15
20150225314 

Method for the manufacture of aromatic hydrocarbons


A method for the manufacture of aromatic hydrocarbons, includes allowing at least one olefin to react with at least one hydrogen scavenger at a temperature from 50 to 1000° c., under a pressure from normal atmospheric pressure to 500 bar without an added catalyst, to yield aromatic hydrocarbons.. .
Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt Oy


08/13/15
20150225313 

Process for converting hydrocarbon feeds to olefin-containing product streams by thermal steamcracking


The invention relates to a process for converting feeds composed of hydrocarbons by thermal steamcracking to at least one olefin-containing product stream comprising at least ethylene and propylene, with at least partial conversion of the feeds in at least one first cracking furnace (1) and in at least one second cracking furnace (2). According to the invention, a fresh feed (b) is fractionated into at least one first and one second fresh feed fraction (b1, b2), and the first fresh feed fraction (b1) is conducted at least partly into the first cracking furnace (1) and the second fresh feed fraction (b2) at least partly into the second cracking furnace (2)..
Linde Aktiengesellschaft


08/13/15
20150225312 

Process for the separation of c5 hydrocarbons present in streams prevalently containing c4 products used for the production of high-octane hydrocarbon compounds by the se- lective dimerization of isobutene


A process is described for the separation of c5 hydrocarbons present, in a quantity ranging from 0.2 to 20% by weight, in streams prevalently containing c4 products used for the production of high-octane hydrocarbon compounds, by the selective dimerization of isobutene, characterized in that the dimerization reaction is carried out in the presence of linear and branched alcohols and alkyl ethers in a quantity which is such as to have a molar ratio alcohols/alkyl ethers/isobutene in the feeding higher than 0.01.. .
Snamprogetti S.p.a.


08/13/15
20150225311 

Process to make olefins from isobutanol


A process for the conversion of an alcohol mixture to make propylene may include introducing into a reactor a stream that includes the alcohol mixture. The alcohol mixture may include 20 to 100 weight percent isobutanol.
Total Research & Technology Feluy


08/13/15
20150225233 

Method for producing renewable fuels


According to the present invention, organic material is converted to biogas through anaerobic digestion and the biogas is purified to yield a combustible fluid feedstock comprising methane. A fuel production facility utilizes or arranges to utilize combustible fluid feedstock to generate renewable hydrogen that is used to hydrogenate crude oil derived hydrocarbons in a process to make transportation or heating fuel.
Logen Corporation


08/13/15
20150225043 

Floatable subsea platform (fsp)


A subsea facility for hydrocarbon recovery in deep waters and methods of installation are provided. More specifically, the subsea facility equipment is on multiple modules equipped with a buoyancy system to allow the modules to sink to the sea floor.
Conocophillips Company




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