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new patent Identifying and implementing refinery or petrochemical plant process performance improvements
A refinery or petrochemical plant may include a fractionation column and related equipment, such as one or more condensers, receivers, reboilers, feed exchangers, and pumps. The equipment may have boundaries or thresholds of operating parameters based on existing limits and/or operating conditions.
Uop Llc


new patent Tomographically enhanced full wavefield inversion
A computer-implemented method for updating a physical properties model of a subsurface region in an iterative inversion of seismic data using a gradient of a cost function that compares the seismic data to model-simulated data, said method comprising: obtaining a contrast model of a subsurface physical parameter that is sensitive to data dynamics and a kinematic model of a subsurface physical parameter; determining a gradient of a cost function using the contrast model and the kinematic model, wherein the cost function compares seismic data to model-simulated data; updating the kinematic model using a search direction derived from the gradient; adapting the contrast model according to an update to the kinematic model performed in the updating step; iteratively repeating the determining, updating, and adapting steps until a predetermined stopping criteria is reached, and generating a subsurface image from a finally updated kinematic model; and using the subsurface image to prospect for hydrocarbons.. .

new patent Detection method and kit
Uses of ethyl 5,11-dihydroindolo[3,2-b]carbazole-6-carboxylate as a fluorescent ligand probe, preferably in a binding assay for quantitative analysis in combination with a recombinant aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) protein. A method for detection or quantitative analysis of suspected aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) ligands in a sample, the method comprising the steps of: (a) providing a sample possibly containing at least one known or unknown ahr ligand; (b) mixing said sample with a composition comprising a recombinant ahr protein bound to ethyl 5,11-dihydroindolo[3,2-b]carbazole-6-carboxylate; and (c) determining the presence or the total amount of said at least one known or unknown ahr ligand in the sample by fluorescence spectroscopy.
The European Union, Represented By The European Commission


new patent Systems and methods for capturing natural gas liquids from oil tank vapors
A hydrocarbon vapor capture and processing system is disclosed to reduce both carbon emissions and conventional pollution, while producing financial returns by turning waste vapors into high quality ngls. In one embodiment, the hydrocarbon vapor is sent to a compressor for compression.
Pioneer Energy, Inc.


new patent Method for liquefying a hydrocarbon-rich fraction
A process for liquefying a hydrocarbon-rich fraction, in particular natural gas, where the hydrocarbon-rich fraction is precooled and subjected to water separation and a subsequent drying process before liquefaction and the hydrocarbon-rich fraction is liquefied against at least one mixed refrigerant circuit, where the refrigerant circulating in the mixed refrigerant circuit is compressed in at least two stages, subsequently at least partially condensed and the liquid fraction formed here is at least partly mixed into the refrigerant which has been compressed to an intermediate pressure is described. A substream of the liquid fraction serves for precooling the hydrocarbon-rich fraction to be liquefied before it is fed to the water separation, where heat exchange between the liquid fraction and the hydrocarbon-rich fraction to be liquefied is effected by means of at least one heat exchanger system..
Linde Aktiengesellschaft


new patent Extended isenthalpic and/or isothermal flash calculation for hydrocarbon components that are soluble in oil, gas and water
A method, apparatus, and program product to determine distribution of a plurality of components amongst a plurality of phases for a multi-component, multi-phase system including a multi-component, multi-phase fluid. A plurality of phase boundaries of the multi-component, multi-phase fluid and a vapor-liquid equilibrium (vle) are determined based on a plurality of geophysical parameters associated with an oilfield and using one or more computer processors, including by determining hydrocarbon partitioning in a water phase, based in part on applying empirical equilibrium multi-phase mole fraction ratios (k-values) of the multi-component, multi-phase system that are functions of temperature and pressure only.
Total Sa


new patent Underwater hydrocarbon extraction facility
An underwater hydrocarbon extraction facility including a plurality of actuators wherein each of the actuator includes: an electric motor arranged to operate the actuator; communication means configured to receive communication signals; and a controller connected to the communication means and the electric motor, said controller being operable to activate the electric motor in response to a received communication signal.. .
Ge Oil & Gas Uk Limited


new patent Pressure swing processes for producing heavy hydrocarbons from reservoir
A process for producing hydrocarbon material from a hydrocarbon reservoir through a production well that is disposed in fluid communication with an injection well via an interwell region disposed within a communication zone, comprising: maintaining pressure within the communication zone above a predetermined high pressure during a high pressure production phase, in and during at least a fraction of the high pressure production phase, supplying the first production-initiating fluid to the communication zone such that: mobilization of producible hydrocarbon material within the communication zone is effected, and such that the mobilized hydrocarbon material is conducted to the production well and produced via the production well; and at least a fraction of the supplied non-condensable gaseous material becomes dissolved within hydrocarbon material disposed within the communication zone; effecting a reduction in pressure of the communication zone from above the predetermined high pressure to below a predetermined low pressure such that at least a fraction of the dissolved non-condensable gaseous material becomes liberated from solution within the hydrocarbon material and, upon the liberation, expands and thereby at least contributes to driving the mobilized hydrocarbon material to the production well; after the effected reduction in pressure, maintaining pressure within the communication zone below the predetermined low pressure during a lower pressure production phase; effecting an increase in pressure of the communication zone from below the predetermined low pressure to above the predetermined low pressure; and repeating steps through, at least once.. .
Nexen Energy Ulc


new patent Sizing agent for synthetic fiber, reinforcing fiber bundle, and fiber-reinforced composite material
In formula (1), r1 represents a hydrogen atom, a methyl group, or an ethyl group, r2 represents a group having an epoxy group r3 represents a hydrocarbon group having an aromatic ring and from 8 to 40 carbon atoms or an alkyl group having from 3 to 22 carbon atoms, r4 represents the same group as r1, r2, or r3, and a plurality of les, r2s, r3s, or r4s may be the same as or different from one another when there are a plurality of les, r2s, r3s, or r4s, x represents an integer of 0 or greater, y and z each represent an integer of 1 or greater, and (x+y+z) is from 10 to 200.. .

new patent Hydrocarbon oxidation by water oxidation electrocatalysts in non-aqueous solvents
Provided herein are processes and systems for oxidation of a hydrocarbon reactant to generate an oxidized hydrocarbon product; said process comprising: contacting a water oxidation electrocatalyst with said hydrocarbon reactant and water in the presence of a non-aqueous solvent; wherein an anodic bias is applied to said water oxidation electrocatalyst, thereby generating said oxidized hydrocarbon product; and wherein said water oxidation electrocatalyst comprises one or more transition metals other than ru. Optionally, said water is provided in said non-aqueous solvent at a concentration less than or equal to 0.5 vol.
California Institute Of Technology


new patent

Mineral functional water, producing the same, and combustion-promoting hydrocarbons

Provided is mineral functional water including beneficial efficacy, such as improving action of combustion efficiency. Electromagnetic waves irradiated by mineral components contained in the mineral functional water according to the present invention reveals combustion-promoting action on hydrocarbons, such as hydrocarbons fuel..
Santa Mineral Co., Ltd.

new patent

Renewable hydrocarbon composition

The present application provides a composition comprising 8-30 mass % of c4-12 linear alkanes, 5-50 mass % of c4-12 branched alkanes, 25-60 mass % of c5-12 cycloalkanes, 1-25 mass of c6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons, no more than 1 mass% of alkenes, and no more than 0.5 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of c4-12 alkanes is 40-80 mass %, and the total amount of c4-12 alkanes, c5-12 cycloalkanes and c6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons is at least 95 mass %; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also described is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step..
Upm-kymmene Corporation

new patent

Process and removal of heavy polynuclear aromatics in a hydrocracking process

Processes and apparatuses are disclosed for removing heavy polynuclear aromatic compounds from a hydrocracked stream comprising passing at least a portion of the hydrocracked stream to a fractionation column to provide a plurality of fractionator product streams and a fractionator bottoms stream comprising unconverted hydrocarbons. A first stream and a second stream are taken from the fractionator bottoms stream.
Uop Llc

new patent

Bitumen production with solvent recovery system heat exchange techniques for bitumen froth treatment operations

Techniques are described for producing a bitumen product and recovering solvent from a solvent-diluted heavy hydrocarbon stream, which can have configurations and operation of an indirect heat exchanger to enhance performance. The system can have three solvent recovery stages.
Fort Hills Energy L.p.

new patent

Methods of extracting hydrocarbons from subterranean formations

A method of extracting hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation comprises introducing a solution comprising a silicon-containing compound into the subterranean formation. The silicon-containing compound may comprise a terminal group comprising one of an alkanoate group, a fluoroalkanoate group, and a perfluoroalkanoate group, and one or more of an alkoxy group and a chlorine atom bonded to a silicon atom.
Baker Hughes Incorporated

new patent

Combined uses of a phosphorous compound for iron sulphide dissolution and bacterial control

A process for simultaneously dissolving iron sulphide and killing or inhibiting bacteria comprising the steps of continuously adding or shot dosing to a hydrocarbon-containing system, an aqueous fluid comprising a formulation comprising tris(hydroxymethyl) phosphine or tetrakis (hydroxymethyl) phosphonium salt.. .
Rhodia Operations

new patent

High temperature stable, low outgassing composition, protective tape comprising such composition and use of such tape with thin glass

A composition includes a curable material component with a backbone of a completely or substantially completely hydrogenated hydrocarbon based rubber material which is completely or substantially free of carbon-carbon double and triple bonds, a photoinitiator component, and an inert filler. The composition, when cured, is stable at 250c and is low outgassing.
Corning Incorporated

new patent

Phenolic resin foam and producing same

Provided are a phenolic resin foam having low environmental impact, high compressive strength, excellent handling properties in installation, and low costs associated with securing, and also a method of producing the same. The phenolic resin foam contains at least one selected from the group consisting of a chlorinated hydrofluoroolefin, a non-chlorinated hydrofluoroolefin, and a halogenated hydrocarbon.
Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corporation

new patent

Method and device for modifying resin

It is a method for modifying a resin (6), the method for hydrophilizing the surface of the resin (6). High-concentration ozone gas and an unsaturated hydrocarbon gas are supplied to the surface of the resin (6), and the surface of the resin (6) is hydrophilized.
Meidensha Corporation

new patent

Methods for supplying solid catalysts to a solution polymerization reactor

Disclosed is a solution polymerization process, or, alternatively, a method of delivering powder catalysts to a solution polymerization reactor, comprising combining a homogeneous single-site catalyst precursor with α-olefin monomers to form a polyolefin, wherein the homogeneous single-site catalyst precursor is in the form of (i) a dry powder, (ii) suspended in a aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent, or (iii) suspended in an oil or wax, wherein the homogeneous single-site catalyst precursor is at a concentration greater than 0.8 mmole/liter when suspended in the aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent prior to entering the solution polymerization reactor.. .
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

new patent

Bridged metallocene complex for olefin polymerization

The invention relates to a metallocene complex according to formula (1) wherein m is a metal selected from lanthanides or transition metals from group 3, 4, 5 or 6 of the periodic system of the elements, q is an anionic ligand to m, k is the number of q groups and equals the valence of m minus 2, z1, z2, z3 and z4 are identical or different and can be chosen from the group consisting of hydrogen and a hydrocarbon radical with 1-20 carbon atoms, and adjacent substituents z can form a ring system together with the carbon atoms of the cp ring to which they are bound.. .
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

new patent

Systems and methods related to the production of polyethylene

Disclosed herein is a method comprising the steps of: a) producing a hydrocarbon stream from syngas via a fischer-tropsch reaction, wherein the hydrocarbon stream comprises a first c2 hydrocarbon stream comprising ethane and a first ethylene product; b) separating at least a portion of the first c2 hydrocarbon stream from the hydrocarbon stream; c) separating at least a portion of the first ethylene product from the first c2 hydrocarbon stream, thereby producing a second c2 hydrocarbon stream; d) converting at least a portion of the ethane in the second c2 hydrocarbon stream to a second ethylene product; and e) producing polyethylene from at least a portion of the second ethylene product.. .
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

new patent

Beta-1,3-glucan derivative and producing beta-1,3-glucan derivative

(in formula (1), each of a plurality of r1s independently represents a hydrogen atom or —cor2, n represents an integer of 1 or greater, and r2 represents an aliphatic hydrocarbon group or an aromatic hydrocarbon group. In formula (1), a plurality of the r1s may be the same as or different from each other, and at least a part of a plurality of the r1s is —cor2.).

new patent

Method for producing dialkylaminosilane

In a method for synthesizing dialkylaminosilane from a reaction of dialkylamine with chlorosilane as the method for producing dialkylaminosilane, a large amount of dialkylamine hydrochloride is produced as a by-product, in addition to objective dialkylaminosilane. Therefore, upon obtaining objective dialkylaminosilane, reduction of volumetric efficiency caused by a large amount of a solvent is prevented, and dialkylaminosilane is produced at a low cost and in a large amount.
Jnc Corporation

new patent

Systems and methods related to the production of ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, and/or ethanolamines

Disclosed herein is a method comprising the steps of: a) producing a hydrocarbon stream from syngas via a fischer-tropsch reaction, wherein the hydrocarbon stream comprises a first c2 hydrocarbon stream comprising ethane and a first ethylene product; b) separating at least a portion of the first c2 hydrocarbon stream from the hydrocarbon stream; c) separating at least a portion of the first ethylene product from the first c2 hydrocarbon stream, thereby producing a second c2 hydrocarbon stream; d) converting at least a portion of the ethane in the second c2 hydrocarbon stream to a second ethylene product; and e) producing ethylene oxide from at least a portion of the second ethylene product.. .
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

new patent

Process for purifying (hydro)halocarbon compositions

A process for treating a composition comprising one or more desired (hydro)halocarbons and one or more undesired halogenated hydrocarbon containing impurities so as to reduce the concentration of at least one undesired halogenated hydrocarbon containing impurity, the process comprising contacting the composition with an adsorbent comprising a carbon molecular sieve.. .
Mexichem Amanco Holding S.a. De C.v.

new patent

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 an unsaturated hydrocarbon and/or a saturated hydrocarbon to form products.
Calera Corporation

new patent

Processes and apparatuses for recovery of ethylene from hydrocarbons

Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for recovery of ethylene from fcc absorber off-gas comprising a heavy cut comprising ethylene, ethane and heavier hydrocarbons and a light cut comprising hydrogen, nitrogen and methane. An exemplary method includes passing the fcc absorber off-gas to an adsorption zone containing an adsorbent selective for the adsorption of the light cut, the adsorption zone adsorbing at least a portion of the light cut and recovering an adsorption zone effluent stream comprising the heavy cut.
Uop Llc

new patent

Highly branched hydrocarbon isomerization for an aromatization reaction

A process for aromatizing hydrocarbons comprises: converting at least a portion of highly branched hydrocarbons in a feed stream into selectively convertible components, and aromatizing the selectively convertible components to produce an aromatization reactor effluent. The aromatization reactor effluent comprises an aromatic product.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Lp

new patent

Fluidizable vanadium catalyst for oxidative cracking of hydrocarbons to olefins in a gas phase oxygen free environment

Fluidizable catalysts for the gas phase oxygen-free oxidative cracking of alkanes, such as hexane, to one or more olefins, such as ethylene, propylene, and/or butylene. The catalysts comprise 1-15% by weight per total catalyst weight of one or more vanadium oxides (vox), such as v2o5.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

new patent

Oxygenated hydrocarbon conversion zoned method

Processes are provided for conversion of oxygenated hydrocarbon, such as methanol and/or dimethyl ether, to aromatics, such as a para-xylene, and olefins, such as ethylene and propylene. The processes entail using a reactor having multiple reaction zones where each zone is prepared to promote desired reactions..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

new patent

Modified walnut shell and use

Herein are described compositions useful in the purification of hydrocarbon-contaminated liquids (e.g., oil-contaminated water), methods of their manufacture, and methods of their use. In one instance, the composition can include a porous agricultural substrate selected from the group consisting of walnut shell, pecan shell, apricot pit, peach pit, corn cob, and a mixture thereof; the porous agricultural substrate having an external surface and pores, wherein the external surface is hydrophilic; and an organo-amine carried within the pores of the porous agricultural substrate.
Polymer Ventures Inc.

new patent

Process for the ammonia production

Process and plant for the synthesis of ammonia from a hydrocarbon feedstock, comprising: primary reforming with steam and air-fired secondary reforming wherein primary reforming is performed at a temperature and pressure of at least 790° c. And 50 bar, and secondary reforming is carried out substantially in absence of excess air, the so obtained make-up synthesis gas having a h2 to n2 molar ratio in the range 2.5 to 3..
Casale Sa

new patent

Method and cleaning fluid conduits

A method of cleaning a fluid conduit in a hydrocarbon production installation is described. The method comprises introducing a flexible hose into a fluid conduit system through a pressure control device, and running the flexible hose into a conduit to be cleaned while a fluid stream flows in the conduit.
Paradigm Flow Services Limited

new patent

Hydrocarbon conversion using uzm-53

Where m represents sodium, potassium or a combination of sodium and potassium cations, r is the organic structure directing agent or agents derived from reactants r1 and r2 where r1 is diisopropanolamine and r2 is a chelating diamine, and e is an element selected from the group consisting of gallium, iron, boron and mixtures thereof. Catalysts made from uzm-53 have utility in various hydrocarbon conversion reactions such as oligomerization..

new patent

Metallo-silicate catalyst (msc) compositions, methods of preparation and methods of use in partial upgrading of hydrocarbon feedstocks

The invention relates to the preparation of novel bi- or tri metallic silicate micro-porous and/or meso-porous materials based on cerium, nickel, copper and/or zinc on a porous silicate framework matrix to use its molecular sieve effect to target preferentially the acidic organic molecules present in hydrocarbon feedstocks like crude oil, bitumen, vgo and the like. The chosen metals are selected based on their ability to activate steam and transfer oxygen for completing the oxidation of carboxylic compounds or decarboxylating them.
Cenovus Energy Inc.

new patent

Lean nox trap with enhanced high and low temperature performance

A lean nox trap composition for the treatment of exhaust gas emissions, such as the oxidation of unburned hydrocarbons (hc), and carbon monoxide (co), and the trapping and reduction of nitrogen oxides (nox) is disclosed. The lean nox trap composition can have a washcoat layer on a carrier substrate including a first support material comprising greater than 50% by weight of a reducible metal oxide; 10 to 30% by weight of alkaline earth metal supported on a second support material comprising a refractory metal oxide and 50% or less by weight of a reducible metal oxide and; and a platinum group metal component supported on at least one of the first support material and/or the second support material.
Basf Corporation

new patent

Reactor effluent wash to remove aromatics

A process is presented for the removal or aromatics from a hydrocarbon stream. The hydrocarbon stream is generated by a dehydrogenation process that generates aromatics.
Uop Llc

Conductive member

Provided is such a conductive member that a change in its electrical resistance value caused by its long-term use is reduced to the extent possible. The conductive member has a conductive support and a conductive layer, the conductive layer contains a rubber composition formed of a modified epichlorohydrin rubber, and the modified epichlorohydrin rubber has a unit represented by the following formula (1).
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

System and petro-elastic modeling

A method is described for creating a petro-elastic model including receiving, at a computer processor, well log data; computing in situ rock properties; calculating dry frame moduli for a range of porosities based on a rock physics model such as a modified critical porosity model; performing fluid substitutions and computing elastic properties by statistical sampling for the range of porosities; creating a petro-elastic model in a seismic domain; and identifying and producing target hydrocarbon reservoirs based on the petro-elastic model. The method may be executed by a computer system..
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Process integration of a gas processing unit with liquefaction unit

It is proposed to integrate a gas processing unit with a liquefaction unit. The industrial gas stream may be but is not limited to air gases of oxygen, nitrogen argon, hydrocarbon, lng, syngas or its components, co2, or any other molecule or combination of molecules.
L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour L'etude Et L'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude

Transport of natural gas through solution in liquid hydrocarbon at ambient temperature

A method of transporting natural gas by liquefaction of natural gas at ambient temperature, achieved by mixing the natural gas at high pressure with a hydrocarbon that is a stable liquid at ambient temperature and ambient pressure. The hydrocarbon liquid may be crude oil or a distillate of crude oil.

Metal pipes with anticorrosive polyolefin covering layer

The present invention provides a metal pipe coated on at least a section of the metal pipe with a polyolefin coating system, wherein the system consists of the following layers: (a) optionally, a corrosion protective layer of a chromate, phosphate or other salt; (b) a polyolefin based adhesive, preferably in a thickness of 0.3-5 mm; (c) a pe or pp coating layer, preferably in a thickness of 1-10 mm; (d) optionally, an adhesion promoting layer between the polyolefin based adhesive and a pe or pp layer; wherein the polyolefin based adhesive contains an organic phase consisting of substantially saturated hydrocarbons, and wherein the adhesive contains amorphous polypropylene, ethylene-propylene copolymers or poly(iso)butylene (co)polymers, said adhesive being flowable when a pressure of 10 kgf/cm2 is applied, wherein the pe or pp coating is a continuous layer over the coated section, and wherein said polyolefin based adhesive adheres to both the metal pipe and to said pe or pp coating.. .
Borealis Ag

Multi-stage check valve for vapor recirculation line of liquid containment system

Disclosed herein are liquid containment systems, methods for making such systems, and vehicle fuel storage systems having vapor recirculation capabilities. Presented is a liquid containment system for stowing hydrocarbon-based liquids.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Tracer and method

The invention concerns a tracer material for tracing fluid flows from a hydrocarbon reservoir. The tracer material comprises a plurality of separate agglomerates.
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company

Downhole tools having superhydrophobic surfaces

A method of producing hydrocarbon from a subterranean formation comprises: disposing an article in a well penetrating a subterranean formation, the article having a surface coated with a hierarchical superhydrophobic coating or the article being a stand-alone hierarchical superhydrophobic membrane; contacting the article with a flow of a water-based fluid and an oil-based fluid; selectively impeding the flow of the water-based fluid; and allowing the production of the oil-based fluid.. .
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Systems and methods for developing hydrocarbon reservoirs

Provided in some embodiments are systems and methods for developing a hydrocarbon reservoir. A method may include, for each of a plurality of prosed hydrocarbon wells, determining a reservoir entry point corresponding to a location at a top limiting surface of the hydrocarbon reservoir, determining a reservoir exit point corresponding to a location at a bottom limiting surface of the hydrocarbon reservoir, and determining a well trajectory that includes a path that extends downward gradually from the reservoir entry point at the top limiting surface to reservoir exit point at the bottom limiting surface.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Tool for closed well operation

The invention relates to a tool and associated method for making closed operation in subsea wells possible, without the use of cable or coiled tubing up to the rig or ship. The object of this solution is to move such operations to lighter and more cost efficient vessels or ships which are not necessarily required to handle hydrocarbons up to the deck of the vessel.
Fmc Kongsberg Subsea As

Nonwoven fabric

The fluorine-containing polymer is free from repeating units formed from a (meth)acrylate containing a linear or branched hydrocarbon group having at least 18 carbon atoms.. .

Homogeneous solution of a treated fuel and oxygen from the air for use in a combustion chamber

In accordance with the present invention, a fuel/oxygen solution is provided for use in the operation of any type of combustion chamber. Operationally, the fuel/oxygen solution is created by a solvent which includes a hydrocarbon based fuel that has been treated with an electromagnetically modified ethanol additive, and a solute that includes paramagnetic oxygen molecules.
The Fuel Matrix, Llc

Electromagnetically modified ethanol

The present invention is a fuel additive that includes adducts which have been formed in a solution of metallic ions, ethanol and water. In particular, the adducts are formed for the fuel additive when the solution is electromagnetically radiated.
The Fuel Matrix, Llc

Process for using molybdenum and particulate carbon catalyst for slurry hydrocracking

A process and catalyst is disclosed for converting heavy hydrocarbon feed into lighter hydrocarbon products using multifunctional catalysts. Multifunctional catalysts enable use of less expensive metal by substituting expensive metals for less expensive metals with no loss or superior performance in slurry hydrocracking.
Uop Llc

Fischer-tropsch process using reductively-activated cobalt catalyst

A process for the conversion of a feed comprising a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to hydrocarbons, the hydrogen and carbon monoxide in the feed being present in a ratio of from 1:9 to 9:1 by volume, the process comprising the steps of: pre-treating a catalyst composition comprising titanium dioxide support and oxidic cobalt or a cobalt compound decomposable thereto, for a period of from 1 to 50 hours, with a hydrogen gas-containing stream comprising less than 10% carbon monoxide gas by volume of carbon monoxide gas and hydrogen gas, to form a reductively-activated catalyst; and contacting the feed at elevated temperature and atmospheric or elevated pressure with the reductively-activated catalyst; wherein the step of pre-treating the catalyst composition is conducted within a temperature range of from 200° c. To less than 300° c., preferably from 220° c.
Bp P.l.c.

Catalysts, related methods and reaction products

The present invention generally relates to improved catalysts that provide for reduced product contaminants, related methods and improved reaction products. It more specifically relates to improved direct fuel production and redox catalysts that provide for reduced levels of certain oxygenated contaminants, methods related to the use of those catalysts, and hydrocarbon fuel or fuel-related products that have improved characteristics.
Greyrock Energy, Inc.

Manufacturing fuel hydrocarbon

There is provided a fuel hydrocarbon manufacturing apparatus, including a water treatment tank configured to create activated water; a plurality of quartz tubes configured to contain titanium oxide coated ceramics; a plurality of uv lamp; a water tank configured to receive activated water from the water treatment tank; an oil tank configured to contain original oil; a inline mixer configured to break down water and oil into very small clusters and mix together to form an emulsified mixture; a emulsion tank; a reactor tank configured to produce new oil; a water-oil separator configured to divide new oil from remaining water; and a return conduit configured to supply new oil back to the oil tank.. .
Bio Hitech Energy Co.

Methods and working fluids for recovering a hydrocarbon material contained within a subterranean formation

A method of recovering a hydrocarbon material from a subterranean formation comprises forming a working fluid comprising substantially solid particles and an at least partially gaseous base material, the substantially solid particles exhibiting a greater heat capacity than the at least partially gaseous base material. The working fluid is introduced into a subterranean formation containing a hydrocarbon material to heat and remove the hydrocarbon material from the subterranean formation.
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Anti-agglomerants for the prevention of hydrates

The implementations described herein relate to imidazoline quaternary ammonium based compositions, processes for the preparation thereof and to the use of imidazoline quaternary ammonium based compositions as anti-agglomerants. In some implementations, the anti-agglomerant compositions described herein are able to handle greater than 10° c.
Lubrizol Oilfield Solutions, Inc.

Coatings combining oil-absorbing and oil-repelling components for increased smudge resistance

This disclosure provides coatings that eliminate the problem of persistent oil or grease smudges deposited on transparent coatings. Some variations provide an oil-smudge-resistant material comprising discrete inclusions dispersed within a continuous matrix, wherein one of the discrete inclusions and the continuous matrix is an oleophobic material, and the other is an oleophilic material.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Coating system

Described herein is a two-component coating system. The two-component coating system may include a base component and a hardener component.
Hp Indigo B.v.

Drag reducing composition

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to a drag reducing suspension capable of dissolving in cold hydrocarbon fluids at usage level. In one embodiment, the drag reducing composition comprises a drag reducing polymer, a partitioning agent comprises a one or more of a coal-tar resin, a c5 aliphatic petroleum resin, a c9 aromatic petroleum resin, c5/c9 aliphatic/aromatic petroleum resin, a cycloaliphatic diene-based petroleum resin, a pure monomer resin, a terpene resin, a terpene phenol resin, a styrenated terpene resin, a rosin resin, a rosin resin derivative, one or more of an alkylphenol resin, a modified alkylphenol resin, and fully or partially hydrogenated form thereof, and suspending fluid medium.
Micropowders, Inc.,

Stabilized polyolefin resin material

Wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, and r8 each independently represent a linear or branched hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms.. .

Polyimide precursor resin composition

This resin composition is characterized by comprising (a) 100 parts by mass of a polyimide precursor containing a structural unit represent by general formula (1) (wherein, r1 and r2 are each independently selected from a hydrogen atom, monovalent aliphatic hydrocarbons having 1-20 carbon atoms, and aromatic groups, and x1 is a tetravalent organic group having 4-32 carbon atoms), (b) 0.001-5 parts by mass of a silicone-based surfactant, and (c) an organic solvent.. .
Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha

Structured viral peptide compositions and methods of use

The invention provides structurally constrained viral peptides for use as therapeutic and vaccination agents, and for the production of antibodies for use in a number of applications including as therapeutic agents. The invention further provides methods and kits for use of the structurally constrained peptides and antibodies of the instant invention.
Dana-farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

Isomerization 1,3,3-trimethyl-1-(aminomethyl)aminocyclohexane

Where r1 and r2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a monovalent group selected from a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkoxy group, a substituted or unsubstituted aryloxy group and an acyl group, r1 and r2 may mutually bind to form a ring, r3 represents a hydrogen atom and an n-valent group selected from a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group, and n represents as integer of 1 to 10.. .

Isomerization cyclohexanediamine

Wherein r1 and r2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a monovalent group selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkoxy group, a substituted or unsubstituted aryloxy group and an acyl group (r1 and r2 may mutually bind to form a ring); r3 represents a hydrogen atom and an n-valent group selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group; and n represents, an integer of 1 to 10.. .

Resist composition and forming resist pattern

Where r is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, or a halogenated alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, yax1 is a single bond or a divalent linking group, wax1 is a (nax1+1) valent aromatic hydrocarbon group, and nax1 is an integer of 1 to 3.. .

Processes and apparatuses for production of butadiene

Processes and apparatuses for the production of butadienes are provided. In an embodiment, a process for production of butadienes includes passing a reactor feed stream comprising a hydrocarbon stream comprising butene, a steam stream and a oxygen rich stream to a dehydrogenation reactor.
Tpc Group, Llc

Processes and apparatuses for isomerizing hydrocarbons

Processes and apparatuses for isomerizing hydrocarbons are provided. In an embodiment, a process for isomerizing hydrocarbons includes providing a first hydrocarbon feed that includes hydrocarbons having from 5 to 7 carbon atoms.
Uop Llc

Olefin oligomerization in the presence of cyclopentene

Process for converting an olefin containing hydrocarbon feed into an oligomerization product or a hydrogenated oligomerization product, comprising contacting the feed in a reactor with an oligomerization catalyst under conditions suitable to oligomerize the olefin to obtain an oligomerization product and optionally hydrogenating the oligomerization product wherein the content of the at least one c4-, c5-, c6- or c7-cyclic olefin in the feed is controlled.. .
Exxonmobile Chemical Patents Inc.

A polymer blend for a tire

A polymer blend consisting of (a) 60-96 percent by weight of a high molecular weight elastomeric polymer, (b) 4-35 percent by weight of a low molecular weight aromatic hydrocarbon polymer, and optionally (c) 0-13 percent by weight of an extender oil, wherein the amounts of the components (a), (b) and (c) are based on the total weight of the polymer blend.. .
Trinseo Europe Gmbh

Flame-retardant epoxy resin composition, prepreg and laminated plate using the same

Wherein m expresses an integer from 2 to 10, r1 and r2 each independently express an alkyl group or an aryl group, r3 expresses a hydrocarbon group that may contain an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom or a nitrogen atom, x expresses an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom, y expresses an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom or —nr4—, and in this regard, r4 expresses a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or an aryl group.. .

Release agent for tire bladder, tire bladder, and pneumatic tire

(in the formula, r1 is a substituted or unsubstituted c1-c30 monovalent hydrocarbon group excluding r2, r2 is a carboxy-group-substituted c1-c30 monovalent organic group, r3 is r1 or r2, and n is an integer of 3 to 2000.). This release agent produces a longer service life of a tire bladder and leads to reduced tire production cost because the amount of silicone that migrates to the tire side is low when the tire is released, and repeated mold-release performance is enhanced..

Solid phosphoric acid catalysts

The present disclosure relates to solid phosphoric acid (spa) catalysts useful in the conversion of hydrocarbons, such as the oligomerization of olefins, to methods for making such spa catalysts, and to methods for converting hydrocarbons by contacting hydrocarbons with such catalyst. For example, in certain embodiments, the disclosure provides a calcined solid phosphoric acid catalyst composition that includes phosphoric acid and silicon phosphates, and in which (i) one or more promoters each selected from the group consisting of boron, bismuth, tungsten, silver and lanthanum is present; (ii) the composition is a calcined product of a formable mixture including silica-alumina clay, silica fiber and/or silica alumina fiber; or (iii) the composition is a calcined product of a formable mixture including fumed silica..
Clariant Corporation

Process for using iron and particulate carbon catalyst for slurry hydrocracking

A process and catalyst is disclosed for converting heavy hydrocarbon feed into lighter hydrocarbon products using multifunctional catalysts. Multifunctional catalysts enable use of less expensive metal by substituting expensive metals for less expensive metals with no loss or superior performance in slurry hydrocracking.
Uop Llc

Portable fuel synthesizer

A portable fuel synthesizer, comprising multiple shipping containers, the various modules within one of the multiple shipping containers, a boiler utilizing a hydrocarbon gas as fuel, a cooling system module connected to the boiler, the cooling system adjusts a temperature of the boiler, a syngas reformer, a reactor connected to the syngas reformer and the boiler, the reactor converts the syngas to a hydrocarbon liquid, a hot separator connected to the reactor, a cold separator connected to the hot separator separates liquid hydrocarbons and gaseous hydrocarbons at a lower temperature and pressure than the hot separator, a distillation unit connected to the cold separator performs fractional distillation and separation of hydrocarbon products received from the cold separator, a recycle module connected to the cold separator and distillation unit recycles unreacted gases to the reactor, and a fuel testing and blending unit to receive separated hydrocarbons from the distillation unit.. .
Portable Gtl Systems, Llc

Increasing scales, capacities, and/or efficiencies in swing adsorption processes with hydrocarbon gas feeds

An adsorption module and associated processes for conducting advanced separations processes such as sorption enhanced water-gas shift (sewgs). The adsorption module contains at least one angled baffle to create at least two tapered adsorbent beds within the adsorption module.
Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Pulverulent/pasty composition comprising a silicone elastomer gel, solid particles and a hydrocarbon-based oil, and lip treatment process

Optionally at least one wax in a content not exceeding 5% by weight, relative to the weight of the composition.. .

Dental materials based on monofunctional vinylcyclopropane derivatives

In which a, b independently of each other are in each case oh or cooh; x, y independently of each other are in each case o or nh; r1, r2 independently of each other are in each case h or an aliphatic linear or branched c1-c10 hydrocarbon radical which can be interrupted by o, s or an ester group; and n, m independently of each other are in each case 0, 1 or 2, wherein, if x=y=o, r1≠h and r2≠h, n+m≧1. The vinylcyclopropanes are characterized by a low shrinkage and a high reactivity on radical polymerization and are suitable in particular for the preparation of dental materials..

Yanli dielectric materials and capacitor thereof

A composite polymeric material includes one or more repeating backbone units; one or more polarizable units incorporated into or connected to one or more of the one or more repeating backbone units; and one or more resistive tails connected to one or more of the repeating backbone units or to the one or more polarizable units as a side chain on the polarizable unit, on a hydrocarbon chain linking a polarizable unit to a backbone unit, or directly attached to a backbone unit. The composite polymeric material may be used to form a metadielectric, which may be sandwiched between to electrodes to form a metacapacitor..
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Photoacid generator and photoresist composition including the same

Wherein, in chemical formula (i), l is sulfur (s) or iodine (i), r3 being omitted when l is i; r1, r2, and r3 are each independently a c1 to c10 alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, or alkoxy group that is unsubstituted or substituted with a heteroatom such that the heteroatom is pendant or is between the group and l, or a c6 to c18 aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl group that is unsubstituted or substituted with a heteroatom such that the heteroatom is pendant or is between the group and l; al is an acid-labile group; m is 1 to 4; and m is a c1 to c30 hydrocarbon group that is unsubstituted or substituted with a heteroatom such that the heteroatom is pendant or is between the group and a sulfur atom.. .

Gravity transducer system and method including junctions with a first metal and a second metal

An airborne gravity-based transducer is disclosed as two embodiments with similar physical structures but different operating principles. The first design includes a particle acting as an active interface characterized by internal vibrations relating to its de broglie wave, a resonant cavity for trapping the particle, and a phonon-wave source wherein the de broglie and phonon waves interact over a junction area.
Nxt Energy Solutions, Inc.

Method and system for generating a subsurface model

A method and system are described for creating a subsurface model. The method involves forming a volumetric representation having objects associated with the subsurface region; computing a value for each of the blocks based on an object priority function; and removing one or more blocks based on constraints and the object priority function to create the watertight model.

Method and system for generating a subsurface model

A method and system are described for creating a subsurface model. In this method, a framework is obtained that includes various objects associated with a subsurface region.

Integrated sediment and water analysis device and method

Provided herein are methods and devices for determining water and sediment content in a hydrocarbon fluid sample. The methods and devices for determining water and sediment content in a hydrocarbon fluid sample include a karl fischer titration device and a titration vessel configured to implement a karl fischer titration and an ultrasonic particle detector configured to identify sediment in the hydrocarbon fluid sample..
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Thin-layer chromatography for screening oil-field surfactants

A thin-layer chromatography device can be used to determine or select a surfactant solution for use during hydrocarbon-fluid production operations. The thin-layer chromatography device can include a chamber that can receive a surfactant solution that includes a surfactant and a fluid.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

System and separating wide variations in methane and nitrogen

A system and method for removing nitrogen and producing a high pressure methane product stream from natural gas feed streams having wide variations in nitrogen and methane content are disclosed. Optional add-on systems may be incorporated into the nitrogen and methane separation to produce an ngl sales stream to reduce excess hydrocarbons in the nitrogen vent stream, or to recover helium.
Butts Properties, Ltd.

Burner for the production of synthesis gas and related cooling circuit

A burner system (100) for the combustion of a hydrocarbon feedstock with an oxidant, comprising at least one burner (1) and a cooling circuit (2), where in: the burner system(100) comprises a fuel side (3, 15) and an oxidant side (4, 14); the burner (1) comprises a cooling chamber (5) connected to said cooling circuit(2); said cooling circuit (2) comprises a reservoir tank(8) for said cooling fluid and a circulation pump(16); said system (100) comprises pressure equalizing line (15b) arranged to establish a fluid communication between the inside of said reservoir tank (8) and at least one of said fuel side and oxidant side.. .
Casale Sa

Adjustable bent housings with measurement mechanisms

Adjustable drill string housings are described for use in the directional drilling of wellbores, e.g. Wellbores for hydrocarbon recovery wells.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Method for operating a hydrocarbon deposit by injection of a gas in foam form

Applicable notably to oil exploration and operation.. .

Method and performing operations in fluid conduits

A method and apparatus for cleaning a fluid conduit in a hydrocarbon production installation. The method comprises providing a composite pipe having a cleaning head coupled to a first end, and introducing the first end of the composite pipe and the cleaning head into a fluid conduit to be cleaned.
Paradigm Flow Services Limited

Injection flow control device and method

In a well related to the production of hydrocarbons, an injection apparatus including: a base pipe including a radial port; an in-flow control device including a flow restriction device and a housing, with the housing being external and concentric of the base pipe. The housing includes a closed end portion and an open, opposite end portion and a housing channel communicating the opposite end portion.

Water based wax dispersion comprising a hydrocarbon wax and a dialkylether for coating paper products

The present invention relates to water based wax dispersion comprising a hydrocarbon wax and a dialkylether for the coating of paper products, the use thereof, the method of coating paper products therewith and the coated printed paper product.. .
Sasol Wax Gmbh

Engineering of hydrocarbon metabolism in yeast

The present invention relates to the development of genetically engineered yeasts that can produce hydrocarbons in a controllable and economic fashion. More specifically the invention relates to the production of liquid alkanes and alkenes that can be used for liquid transportation fuels, specialty chemicals, or feed stock for further chemical conversion..
Biopetrolia Ab

Enhanced extreme pressure lubricant formulations

A lubricant formulation contains: (a) at least 50 weight-percent hydrocarbon base oil; (b) five to 50 weight-percent of an oil soluble polyalkylene glycol selected from monol, diol and triol initiated 1,2-butylene oxide homopolymer and monol initiated copolymers of 1,2-butylene oxide and propylene oxide; and (c) 0.1 to five weight-percent or less of a sulfurized olefin; where weight-percent is based on total lubricant formulation weight.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Block copolymers and the use thereof for improving the cold properties of fuels or combustibles

The invention relates to a block copolymer and the use thereof as a cold resistance additive of a fuel or combustible. The block copolymer comprises: (i) a block a consisting of a chain of structural motifs derived from at least one α,β-unsaturated alkyl methacrylate or acrylate monomer; and (ii) a block b consisting of a chain of structural motifs derived from at least one α,β-unsaturated monomer selected from styrene derivatives, the aromatic ring of which is substituted by at least one group r selected from the groups: c1 to c24 alkyl esters, and preferably acyclic linear or branched c1 to c12 hydrocarbonated chains, said chain being substituted by at least one group containing a quaternary ammonium salt.
Total Marketing Services

Production of higher hydrocarbons from solid biomass

A process for the production of an aromatics-rich hydrocarbons useful as gasoline component from solid biomass is provided. The process provides for longer condensation catalyst life by contacting the stable oxygenated hydrocarbon intermediate produced from digestion and hydrodoxygenation of the solid biomass to a binder-free shaped zsm-5 catalyst..
Shell Oil Company

Rapid thermal conversion of biomass

The present invent provides improved rapid thermal conversion processes for efficiently converting wood, other biomass materials, and other carbonaceous feedstock (including hydrocarbons) into high yields of valuable liquid product, e.g., bio-oil, on a large scale production. In an embodiment, biomass material, e.g., wood, is feed to a conversion system where the biomass material is mixed with an upward stream of hot heat carriers, e.g., sand, that thermally convert the biomass into a hot vapor stream.
Ensyn Renewables, Inc.

Spandex fiber having improved adhesive characteristics with hot melt adhesive and manufacturing same

The present invention relates to a spandex fiber and a method for manufacturing the same that is capable of providing excellent adhesive characteristics, by means of a hot melt adhesive, between the spandex fiber and a polypropylene nonwoven fabric or a polyethylene film, during a diaper-manufacturing process. The method for manufacturing a spandex fiber comprises the steps of: preparing a polyurethane urea solution as a spinning solution; and dry-spinning the spinning solution to obtain the spandex fiber, where the polyurethane urea solution contains, with respect to the weight of the solid content, about 0.1 to 30 wt.
Hyosung Corporation

Fluorescent siloxane elastomer, synthesis of the same and the use

The invention relates to a fluorescent siloxane elastomer, to a method for producing same, and to the use. The fluorescent siloxane elastomer contains the following structural elements in the network structure thereof: (i) and (ii) or (iii), wherein: r1 and r2 are the same or different and mean, independently of each other, a methyl, phenyl, vinyl substituent or an h atom; x means a saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon group having 2 to 6 c atoms; a is an oxygen, nitrogen, or sulfur atom; r3 is a fluorescent dye substituent from the families of the bodipy or bodipy and coumarin or bodipy and naphthalimide or coumarin and naphthalimide fluorophores.
Bam Bundesanstalt Fuer Materialforschung Und -pruefung

Thermoplastic copolyimides

The present invention relates to semiaromatic semicrystalline thermoplastic copolyimides obtained by polymerization of at least: (a) an aromatic compound comprising two anhydride functions and/or carboxylic acid and/or ester derivatives thereof; (b) a diamine of formula (i) nh2—r—nh2 in which r is a divalent aliphatic hydrocarbon-based radical optionally comprising heteroatoms, the two amine functions being separated by a number x of carbon atoms, x being between 4 and 12; and (c) a diamine of formula (ii) nh2—r′—nh2 in which r′ is a divalent aliphatic hydrocarbon-based radical optionally comprising heteroatoms, the two amine functions being separated by a number y of carbon atoms, y being between 10 and 20; it being understood that diamine (b) is different from diamine (c).. .
Rhodia Operations

Peroxide curable fluoropolymers obtainable by polymerization with non-fluorinated emulsifiers

Wherein n and m are independent from each other either 1 or 0 and wherein r1 represents a perfluorinated linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbon residue that may be interrupted by one or more oxygen atoms and comprises up to 30 carbon atoms. Further provided are methods of making the curable fluoropolymers and for making an article containing the curable polymers..

Method of reducing drag in a conduit

A method of reducing drag in a conduit. The method includes producing ultra high molecular weight (uhmw) c4-c30 α-olefin drag reducing agent (dra) and introducing the uhmw c4-c30 α-olefin polymer dra into the conduit to reduce drag in the conduit.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum & Minerals

Catalyst system and process for the production of polyethylenes

The present invention relates to a catalyst system for the production of polyethylene comprising: i) the reaction product obtained by reacting a) a hydrocarbon solution comprising: i. A magnesium-containing compound selected from an organic oxygen-containing magnesium compound and/or a halogen-containing magnesium compound; and ii.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Process for fractionating an esterified cellulose ether

A process for fractionating an esterified cellulose ether comprising groups of the formula —c(o)—r—cooh, wherein r is a divalent hydrocarbon group, comprises the steps of a) blending the esterified cellulose ether comprising groups of the formula —c(o)—r—cooh with an aqueous liquid and setting the temperature of the resulting blend to less than 10° c. To dissolve a portion of the esterified cellulose ether in the aqueous liquid, b) separating the non-dissolved portion of the esterified cellulose ether from the remainder of the blend, and c) recovering or disposing of the esterified cellulose ether that is dissolved in the aqueous liquid..
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Compounds and methods to suppress autoimmune response

A composition and method for treating autoimmune disease includes administering an effective amount of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) ligand. The ahr ligand includes 11-cl-bbq, 10-cl-bbq, an analog of 11-cl-bbq, or combination thereof.
Oregon State University

Heat-resistant aliphatic-chain saturated hydrocarbon having ion pairs at both ends, and composition using same

An aliphatic-chain saturated hydrocarbon including an aliphatic hydrocarbon chain which is saturated and has an ion pair at each end of the aliphatic hydrocarbon chain.. .
Kaneka Corporation

Process for increasing hydrocarbon yield from catalytic reformer

A reforming reactor and process of using same in which residence time of feed within a chamber of a reactor is shortened. Feed is injected into the reactor into a non-reactive zone.
Uop Llc

Method and producing hydrocarbons

A method (100) for producing hydrocarbons is proposed, in which one or more steam cracking feed streams (a) which predominantly or exclusively contain hydrocarbons with two or more carbon atoms are subjected to one or more steam cracking steps (10), thus obtaining one or more steam cracking discharge streams (b), and wherein one or more reaction feed streams (t, u) which predominantly or exclusively contain methane are subjected to one or more steps (60) for the oxidative coupling of methane, thus obtaining one or more reaction discharge streams (v) which contain ethane, while a separation discharge stream (m) which predominantly or exclusively contains ethane is formed using fluid from the steam cracking discharge stream or streams (b). In the proposed method, it is provided that fluid from the reaction discharge stream or streams (v) is subjected to one or more thermal cracking steps (70) which are subsequent to the step or steps (60) for the oxidative coupling of methane, and in which the ethane which is present in the fluid from the reaction discharge stream or streams (v) is at least partially reacted to form ethylene, under the influence of waste heat from the step or steps (60) for the oxidative coupling of methane, and that fluid (w) from the separation discharge stream (m) is fed into the subsequent thermal cracking step or steps (70), wherein the step or steps (60) for the oxidative coupling of methane and the subsequent thermal cracking step or steps (70) are carried out in a joint reactor and wherein the transfer of heat into the thermal cracking step or steps (70) that follow takes place by convection..
Linde Aktiengesellschaft

Method of manufacturing graphene using metal catalyst

The present invention relates to a method for producing graphene on a face-centered cubic metal catalyst having a plane oriented in one direction, and more particularly to a method of producing graphene on a metal catalyst having the (100) or (111) crystal structure and a method of producing graphene using a catalyst metal foil having a single orientation, obtained by electroplating a metal catalyst by a pulse wave current and annealing the metal catalyst. The invention also relates to a method of producing graphene using a metal catalyst, and more particularly to a method of producing graphene, comprising the steps of: alloying a metal catalyst with an alloying element; forming step structures on the metal catalyst substrate in an atmosphere of a gas having a molecular weight of carbon; and supplying hydrocarbon and hydrogen gases to the substrate.
Src Corporation

Oxidation catalyst for a compression ignition engine and a preparation therefor

An oxidation catalyst for treating an exhaust gas produced by a compression ignition engine is described. The oxidation catalyst comprises a substrate and a catalytic coating disposed on the substrate, wherein the catalytic coating comprises a mixture of: (a) particles of a first catalytic material for oxidising carbon monoxide (co) and/or hydrocarbons (hcs); (b) particles of a second catalytic material for oxidising nitric oxide (no) and/or for absorbing oxides of nitrogen (nox)..
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company

Catalyst system and use in heavy aromatics conversion processes

Disclosed are a catalyst system and its use in a process for the conversion of a feedstock containing c8+ aromatic hydrocarbons to produce light aromatic products, comprising benzene, toluene and xylene. The catalyst system comprises (a) a first catalyst bed comprising a first catalyst composition, said first catalyst composition comprising a zeolite having a constraint index of 3 to 12 combined (i) optionally with at least one first metal of group 10 of the iupac periodic table, and (ii) optionally with at least one second metal of group 11 to 15 of the iupac periodic table; and (b) a second catalyst bed comprising a second catalyst composition, said second catalyst composition comprising (i) a meso-mordenite zeolite, combined (ii) optionally with at least one first metal of group 10 of the iupac periodic table, and (iii) optionally with at least one second metal of group 11 to 15 of the iupac periodic table, wherein said meso-mordenite zeolite is synthesized from tea or mtea and having a mesopore surface area of greater than 30 m2/g and said meso-mordenite zeolite comprises agglomerates composed of primary crystallites, wherein said primary crystallites have an average primary crystal size as measured by tem of less than 80 nm and an aspect ratio of less than 2..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Novel catalysts and process for liquid hydrocarbon fuel production

The present invention provides a novel process and system in which a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen synthesis gas, or syngas, is converted into hydrocarbon mixtures composed of high quality gasoline components, aromatic compounds, and lower molecular weight gaseous olefins in one reactor or step. The invention utilizes a novel molybdenum-zeolite catalyst in high pressure hydrogen for conversion, as well as a novel rhenium-zeolite catalyst in place of the molybdenum-zeolite catalyst, and provides for use of the novel catalysts in the process and system of the invention..
Mississippi State University

Additives for gas phase oxidative desulfurization catalysts

A composition useful in oxidative desulphurization of gaseous hydrocarbons is described. It comprises a cuznal—o mixed oxide, and an h form of a zeolite.
Boreskov Institute Of Catalysis

Metallo-silicate catalyst (msc) compositions, methods of preparation and methods of use in partial upgrading of hydrocarbon feedstocks

The invention relates to the preparation of novel bi- or tri metallic silicate micro-porous and/or meso-porous materials based on cerium, nickel, copper and/or zinc on a porous silicate framework matrix to use its molecular sieve effect to target preferentially the acidic organic molecules present in hydrocarbon feedstocks like crude oil, bitumen, vgo and the like. The chosen metals are selected based on their ability to activate steam and transfer oxygen for completing the oxidation of carboxylic compounds or decarboxylating them.
Cenovus Energy Inc.

Catalytic composite and improved process for dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons

A catalytic composite for a cyclic process of adiabatic, non-oxidative dehydrogenation of an alkane into an olefin, comprising a dehydrogenation catalyst, a semimetal and a carrier supporting the catalyst and the semimetal. During the reduction and/or regeneration stages of the adiabatic process, the semimetal releases heat which can be used to initiate the dehydrogenation reactions, which are endothermic in nature, thereby reducing the need for hot air flow and combustion of coke as heat input.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for fischer-tropsch reactor cascade

Methods, systems and apparatuses are disclosed for a fischer-tropsch (“ft”) operation including a first ft stage comprising at least one ft reactor having a first ft catalyst and a first heat transfer surface area to catalyst volume configured to receive a first feed comprising synthesis gas and to convert a first portion of the synthesis gas in the first feed into first ft products. The disclosure also provides for a separation apparatus configured to separate the first ft products into first liquid ft hydrocarbons and first ft tail gas comprising unreacted syngas and for a second ft stage comprising at least one second ft reactor, having a second ft catalyst and a second heat transfer surface area to catalyst volume different from the first heat transfer surface area to catalyst volume, and configured to receive a second feed comprising the first ft tail gas and to convert at least a portion of the second feed into a second ft products..
Sgc Energia Co., Llc

Composition comprising polymer particles, a hydrocarbon-based oil and a silicone elastomer, and process using the same

The present invention relates to a composition comprising particles of at least one polymer that is surface-stabilized with a stabilizer, the polymer of the particles being a c1-c4 alkyl (meth)acrylate polymer; the stabilizer being an isobornyl (meth)acrylate polymer chosen from isobornyl (meth)acrylate homopolymer and statistical copolymers of isobornyl (meth)acrylate and of c1-c4 alkyl (meth)acrylate present in an isobornyl (meth)acrylate/c1-c4 alkyl (meth)acrylate weight ratio of greater than 4, at least one hydrocarbon-based oil and at least one silicone elastomer conveyed in at least one second oil. The invention also relates to a process for making up and/or caring for keratin materials, in which said composition is applied..
L'oreal

Organic electroluminescence device

Ar1 to ar4 each represent a monovalent aromatic hydrocarbon group or a monovalent aromatic heterocyclic group, and the luminous layer includes an n-aromatic substituted nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound.. .

Resist composition, forming resist pattern, and polymer compound

A resist composition which generates an acid upon exposure and whose solubility on a developing solution changes under the action of the acid, including a polymer compound having units represented by formulas (a0-1), (a0-2), and (a0-3) in an amount of 0 to 10 mol %. In the formulas, r is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, or a halogenated alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, va01 and va03 are a divalent hydrocarbon group, na01 and na03 each are an integer of 0 to 2, ra0″ is a specific acid dissociable group, va02 is a divalent linking group containing a hetero atom or a single bond, ra07 is a monovalent organic group, na021 is an integer of 0 to 3, and na022 is an integer of 1 to 3..
Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for quantifying a clathrate deposit

Various embodiments of quantifying a clathrate deposit in a subsurface from seismic data are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes using a computing system in: determining a maximum and a minimum value of a pull-up, where the pull-up is from a digital image; estimating a sound-wave speed of a clathrate deposit causing the pull-up and a sound-wave speed of a background deposit, where the clathrate deposit and the background deposit are different; calculating a gross clathrate thickness using the maximum value of the pull-up, the minimum value of the pull-up, the sound-wave speed of the clathrate deposit, and the sound-wave speed of the background deposit; using the sound-wave speed of the clathrate deposit to establish a relationship with clathrate concentration value; and determining a net clathrate thickness using a product of the gross clathrate thickness and the clathrate concentration value.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Methods and systems for identifying a clathrate deposit

Various embodiments of identifying a clathrate deposit in a subsurface from seismic data are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes using a computing system in generating a land surface or sea floor digital image from post-stack seismic data; determining a clathrate stability zone from the land surface or sea floor digital image; generating a laterally extensive subsurface digital image from the seismic data that is within or below the clathrate stability zone; filtering the laterally extensive subsurface digital image to generate a pull-up digital image; generating a coarse-grained sediment digital image from the seismic data within the clathrate stability zone; spatially superimposing the coarse-grained sediment digital image and the pull-up digital image to generate a combined digital image; and determining an overlap region from the combined digital image.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Heavy hydrocarbon removal system for lean natural gas liquefaction

A system and method for integrated heavy hydrocarbon removal in a liquefaction system having a lean natural gas source. An economizer located between a main cryogenic heat exchanger and a reflux drum is provided to cool an overhead vapor stream against a partially condensed stream.
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.

Methods for reducing transmix production on petroleum pipelines

Automated methods and systems for diverting transmix from a petroleum pipeline are provided to reduce the overall production of transmix on the pipeline, based on pre-defined programmed cut-points associated with the various subtypes of hydrocarbon carried on the pipeline.. .
Texon Lp

Removing water from fuel tanks

A combination of a fuel tank assembly and a tool for opening an outlet of the fuel tank assembly. The assembly includes a tank for storing a liquid hydrocarbon; and an operator-openable valve arrangement configured to move between a closed flow condition in which flow through the valve arrangement is prevented and an open flow condition in which liquid is allowed to drain out of the tank.
Airbus Operations Limited

Device having an activated carbon canister and motor vehicle having such a device

A device having activated carbon canisters. A fuel tank used to supply fuel is vented into the activated carbon canisters that have, as activated carbon filters, carbon granules having large surfaces for temporarily adsorbing the hydrocarbon gases contained in the fuel tank emissions.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Rocket engine and ignition system

An ignition system (10) includes a fuel injection opening (30), a fuel reforming device (70), an ignition gas injection opening (50) and an ignition gas supply passage (52). The fuel injection opening (30) injects the hydrocarbon fuel into the combustion chamber (20).
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Method and system for sensor rationality check

Methods and systems are provided for performing rationality check of a hydrocarbon sensor in an evaporative emission control system. In one example, a method may include sensing fuel vapors vented from a fuel vapor canister to atmosphere via the sensor, and performing sensor rationality check by flowing desorbed hydrocarbons from the fuel vapor canister to an engine via the sensor during purging of the fuel vapor canister..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and configuring oil and/or gas producing system

Embodiments of the invention identify a plurality of operating points for oil and/or gas producing systems, each operating point being characterised by a set of operating parameters which can be used to control components of the actual oil and/or gas producing system. These generated operating points may be collectively presented in a graphical manner to an operator of the oil and/or gas producing system, who can systematically configure the components of the oil and/or gas producing system to move, in an informed manner, through a path of operating points in order to reach what appears from the generated operating point data to be an optimal operating region.
Bp Exploration Operating Company Limited

Computer supported exploration and production of heterogeneous distributed hydrocarbon sources in subsurface formations based on microbial prospecting

A computer supported method, computer system and computer program product for exploring and producing a subsurface heterogeneous hydrocarbon source and generating a predictive production map of an area under investigation, based on microbial prospecting. Microbial data representative of microbial activity attributable to hydrocarbon microseepage and hydrocarbon productivity data of a plurality of geographic locations are retrieved and correlated by the computer in a data correlation algorithm, providing a threshold hydrocarbon productivity quantity and a truncated set of the retrieved microbial data.
Biodentify B.v.

Wellhead flowline protection system

A system and method for the application of differential pressure indicating transmitters in conjunction with pressure sensors, pressure transmitters and position switches to monitor and control the flowline protection systems at remote wellheads. The system communicates with a local control panel in proximity to the wellhead, as well as to a central control room at the processing plant supplied by the wells.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Increasing hydrocarbon recovery from reservoirs

A method, system and apparatus for producing hydrocarbons from a low permeability reservoir formation. A wellbore with a plurality of fractures designated as one of a first or a second set of fractures is provided.
Statoil Petroleum As

Fluorine-free fibrous treating compositions including isocyanate-derived ethylenically unsaturated monomer-containing oligomers, and treating methods

A fluorine-free composition includes one or more compounds derived from a reaction mixture that includes: (i) at least one isocyanate-reactive (i.e., functionalized) oligomer comprising 2 to 20 repeating units; (ii) at least one polyisocyanate; (iii) optionally at least one additional isocyanate-reactive compound; and (iv) optionally at least one isocyanate blocking agent; wherein the isocyanate-reactive oligomer is made by the radical-initiated reaction of a reaction mixture comprising at least one mercaptan and sat least one (meth)acrylate monomer, wherein the at least one (meth)acrylate monomer comprises at least one isocyanate-derived group (e.g., a urethane group or a urea group) and at least one hydrocarbon group having at least 16 carbon atoms (and in some embodiments, up to 60 carbon atoms). Such compositions are useful for treating fibrous substrates to enhance their water-repellency..
3m Innovative Properties Company

Electrolysis system for carbon dioxide

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis systems and methods. The teachings thereof may be embodied in methods and systems for the utilization of carbon dioxide and production of carbon monoxide.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Reduction method and electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization

The present disclosure relates to electrochemical utilization of carbon dioxide. The teachings may be embodied in methods and electrolysis systems in which carbon dioxide is introduced into an electrolysis cell and reduced at a cathode.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Amorphous hydrocarbon based film, and sliding member and sliding system provided with said film

A low-friction coating includes: an aliphatic hydrocarbon group showing a peak in a region of 2,900 cm−1 to 3000 cm−1 in an infrared absorption spectrum; a carbonyl group showing a peak in a region of 1,650 cm−1 to 1,800 cm−1 in an infrared absorption spectrum; an aromatic component (c7h7+) showing a peak at mass 91.1 in a positive ion spectrum obtained by tof-sims; and a condensed ring based component (c9h7+) showing a peak at mass 115.2 in the positive ion spectrum obtained by tof-sims.. .
The University Of Tokyo

Two-stage plasma process for converting waste into fuel gas and apparatus therefor

A two-step gasification process and apparatus for the conversion of solid or liquid organic waste into clean fuel, suitable for use in a gas engine or a gas burner, is described. The waste is fed initially into a primary gasifier, which is a graphite arc furnace.
Pyrogenesis Canada Inc.

Oil recovery from sediments and residues from oil field operations

The inventors have invented a method to recover oil from sediments and residues from the oil field operations, comprising a series of water, solids and solvent contacting units to separate the silt and solids from the hydrocarbon phase into the water phase and a ceramic membrane filtration system for the recovery of the solvent.. .

Proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing of subterranean formations

A proppant for a well treatment fluid includes discrete particles of a substrate, such as sand, coated with a resin comprising a product of the maillard reaction between a carbohydrate and an amine and/or an ammonium compound. Different resins, in particular thermoplastic or thermosetting resins, may be blended with maillard reaction products or applied to the substrate as separate layers.
Georgia-pacific Chemicals Llc

Method of preparing polymer compound

A method for preparing a polymer compound including copolymerizing a monomer (m0-1) and a monomer (m0-2) to obtain a first polymer compound and causing the first polymer compound and an acid component to react with each other to obtain a second polymer compound. In the formulae, r1 and r2 are each a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms and a halogenated alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, va01 is a divalent hydrocarbon group which may have an ether bond, na01 is an integer of 0 to 2, ra10 is a tertiary alkyl ester-type acid dissociable group, va02 is a divalent linking group containing a heteroatom, or a single bond, ra07 is a monovalent organic group, na021 is an integer of 0 to 3, ra20 is an acid dissociable group, and na022 is an integer of 1 to 3..
Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Organopolysiloxane, rubber compounding agent, rubber composition, and tire

(in the formula, a is a sulfide group-containing divalent organic group, b is a c5 to c10 monovalent hydrocarbon group, c is a hydrolyzable group and/or a hydroxyl group, r1 is a c1 to c4 monovalent hydrocarbon group, and for a, b, c and d, 0<2a<1, 0<b<1, 0<c<3, 0≦d<2, and 0<2a+b+c+d<4.). .

Hydrocarbon polymers having two azlactone end groups

N1, n2, m, p1 and p2 are an integer or equal to 0 and such that the molecular weight mn of the polymer of formula (i) is between 400 and 100 000 g/mol; a process for preparation of the polymer; and use as adhesive in mixture with an amino compound with at least two amine groups.. .

Romp polymers having improved resistance to hydrocarbon fluids

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one cyclic olefin, at least one metal carbene olefin metathesis catalyst, and dicumyl peroxide. The present invention relates to a method of making romp polymers and articles of manufacture with improved resistance to hydrocarbon fluids.
Materia, Inc.

Water dispersion of gel particles, producing method thereof, and image forming method

A water dispersion of gel particles, a method of producing the water dispersion, and an image forming method using the water dispersion. The gel particles have a three-dimensional crosslinked structure including a structural unit represented by formula (1) and a urea bond, have a hydrophilic group and a polymerizable group, include photopolymerization initiators and are dispersed in water.
Fujifilm Corporation

Alkyl aromatic hydroalkylation for the production of plasticizers

Wherein r1 is a saturated or unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon optionally substituted with an alkyl and/or an oxo-ester, and r2 is a c4 to c14 hydrocarbyl, preferably the residue of a c4 to c14 oxo-alcohol. Also provided are processes for making the compounds and plasticized polymer compositions containing said compounds..

Process for converting methanol to hydrocarbons suitable for use as gasoline or blendstock

Recycling at least part of the gaseous and/or liquid hydrocarbon stream to the conversion step.. .

Chromia based fluorination catalyst

A chromia-based fluorination catalyst comprising at least one additional metal selected from zinc, nickel, aluminium and magnesium in which from 0.1 to 8.0% by weight of the catalyst is in the form of one or more crystalline compounds of chromium and/or one or more crystalline compounds of the at least one additional metal. The catalyst can be used in processes for producing a fluorinated hydrocarbon..
Mexichem Amanco Holding S.a. De C.v.

Method for emulsion removal in amine removal unit

A method for removal of an organic amine from a hydrocarbon stream includes mixing the hydrocarbon stream including the amine with an aqueous inorganic acid in a volumetric ratio of hydrocarbon stream: aqueous inorganic acid of greater than 1.5:1 to 5:1, phase separating a hydrocarbon phase and an aqueous phase, removing the hydrocarbon phase, mixing the aqueous phase with an aqueous alkaline solution, phase separating the aqueous phase and an organic phase, and removing the organic phase. The aqueous inorganic acid has a concentration of greater than or equal to 30 weight percent.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Hydrocarbon dehydrocyclization in the presence of carbon dioxide

The invention relates to converting non-aromatic hydrocarbon in the presence of co2 to produce aromatic hydrocarbon. Co2 methanation using molecular hydrogen produced during the aromatization increases aromatic hydrocarbon yield.
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Twin-hull offshore structure comprising an interconnecting central deck

A floating hydrocarbon processing/storage structure with a first and second assembly, each including a hull having side walls, one or more storage tanks and a deck structure, a connection structure interconnecting the hulls, processing equipment situated on the deck structures, at least one riser connected to a subsea hydrocarbon well and to the processing equipment and/or storage tanks, with a mooring system connecting the processing/storage structure to the sea bed, each hull including a hull deck structure bridging the side walls, the connection structure including a central deck extending at or near the height of the hull deck structures along at least 70% of the length of the hulls, the central deck supporting at least one of: risers vertically extending from the central deck between the hulls to the sea bed, fluid ducts horizontally supported on the central deck, and at least one drilling/work-over rig or crane.. .
Sbm Schiedam B.v.

Cold regenerated catalyst circulation therefor

The present invention provides a method of cooling and cycling a regenerated catalyst. The regenerated catalyst that is from the regenerator is cooled by the catalyst cooler to 200-720° c., and without being mixed with the hot regenerated catalyst directly enters a riser reactor, or mixes with another part of hot regenerated catalyst that has not been cooled to obtain a mixed regenerated catalyst with a temperature below the regenerator temperature, and enters the riser reactor.

Heat generating catalyst for hydrocarbons cracking

A method of using a heat generating catalyst in a hydrocarbon cracking process. The method includes providing a catalyst bed reactor which includes a catalyst bed of the heat generating catalyst disposed in the catalyst bed reactor.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Rhodium-containing catalysts for automotive emissions treatment

Catalytic materials, and in particular, rhodium-containing catalytic materials for exhaust gas purifying catalyst composites are provided herein. Such materials comprise multimetallic rh-containing nanoparticles, which are present primarily inside aggregated particles of a support (such as alumina).
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Platinum group metal (pgm) catalysts for automotive emissions treatment

Catalytic materials for exhaust gas purifying catalyst composites comprise platinum group metal (pgm)-containing catalysts whose pgm component(s) are provided as nanoparticles and are affixed to a refractory metal oxide, which may be provided as a precursor. Upon calcination of the catalysts, the pgm is thermally affixed to and well-dispersed throughout the support.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Emulsion foam reducer for wet processing of cellulose or woodbased products or in food processing

An emulsion is provided for defoaming water used in processing of various products such as cellulose or wood-based products or in food processing which is formed by reacting a fatty acid with a compound selected from the group consisting of ammonia, sodium, potassium and combinations thereof so as to form a water soluble soap, dispersing the water soluble soap in water and homogenizing the dispersed water soluble soap with hydrophobic oil or hydrocarbon oil to produce the emulsion. Methods for preparing the emulsion and using the emulsion are also provided.
State Line Holdings, Llc

Fast rinsing cleansing composition

A cleansing composition is provided for removing waxy makeup, and for cleansing the skin with excellent rinse speed and after-feel. The inventive composition is also transparent and stable to phase separation and includes specific amounts of high average hlb nonionic surfactants, specific alkyl mono esters, hydrocarbon oils and polyol(s) and in a preferred embodiment contains very low levels of or no silicone oils..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Arrangement for subsea housing of electric components and manufacturing of the same

A pressure compensated subsea arrangement for housing of electric components. The arrangement includes a pressure compensated housing.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Steam reformer for in-block fuel cell reforming

A fuel cell system and method is provided to control the volumetric ratio of a reformate and unreformed hydrocarbon fuel supplied to a fuel cell configured for in-stack reforming. The system includes a reformer having a number of high and low steam reforming activity channels which provide a full equilibrated fuel stream and a fuel stream having hydrocarbon levels slight lower than the hydrocarbon levels of the hydrocarbon fuel supplied to the reformer, respectively.
Lg Fuel Cell Systems Inc.

Method for predicting total petroleum hydrocarbon concentration in soils

Disclosed is a method for generating a site specific model for predicting tph concentration in soil. The method includes dividing a plurality of soil samples taken from a field site into two sets of samples.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Sample conditioning

A process for analysing a hydrocarbon stream comprises: withdrawing a hydrocarbon sample from a hydrocarbon stream; passing the hydrocarbon sample to an analysis device at a target temperature of greater than 120° c. And a target flow rate of greater than 20 litres per minute; and returning the hydrocarbon sample to the hydrocarbon stream.
Bp Corporation North America Inc.

Method and cooling down a cryogenic heat exchanger and liquefying a hydrocarbon stream

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for cooling down a cryogenic heat exchanger adapted to liquefy a hydrocarbon stream, such as a natural gas stream. The method comprises: (i) receiving one or more refrigerant temperature indications, providing an indication of the temperature of the refrigerant, (ii) comparing the one or more refrigerant temperature indications with one or more associated predetermined threshold values, and (iii) based on the outcome of the comparison under (ii) selecting one of an automated warm cooling down procedure of the cryogenic heat exchanger and an automated cold cooling down procedure of the cryogenic heat exchanger..
Shell Oil Company

Heavy hydrocarbon removal from lean gas to lng liquefaction

A system for processing a gas stream can include a physical solvent unit, an acid gas removal unit upstream or downstream of the physical solvent unit, and an lng liquefaction unit downstream of the acid gas removal unit. The physical solvent unit is configured to receive a feed gas, remove at least a portion of any c5+ hydrocarbons in the feed gas stream using a physical solvent, and produce a cleaned gas stream comprising the feed gas stream with the portion of the c5+ hydrocarbons removed.
Fluor Technologies Corporation

Long step out direct electric heating assembly

A subsea direct electrical heating assembly adapted to heat a hydrocarbon conducting steel pipeline (1) arranged subsea. The assembly comprises a direct electrical heating cable (3) extending along and being connected to the steel pipeline (1) and a power transmission cable (7) receiving electric power from a power supply (5) which is arranged onshore or at surface offshore, and which feeds the direct electrical heating cable (3).
Aker Subsea As

Injection rate tuning for oilfield operations

Optimized enhanced oil recovery can include tuning of injection rates during a recovery operation. The injection rate of injection fluid pumped into a formation can be controlled to alternate between monotonically increasing and monotonically decreasing during the enhanced recovery operation.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Underwater hydrocarbon processing facility

An underwater hydrocarbon processing facility has at least one fluid processing clusters provided with modules having, each, one fluid processing device and a plurality of first connection members configured to define the inlet and the outlet of the process fluids; and an interconnection unit having a plurality of second connection members defining inlet and outlet for the process fluids and configured to be operatively coupled to corresponding first connection members configured to operatively interconnect the modules.. .
Saipem S.p.a.

Methods for treating fibrous substrates using fluorine-free compositions including isocyanate-derived (meth)acrylate-containing polymeric compounds

A method of treating a fibrous substrate, the method including applying a fluorine-free treating composition in an amount sufficient to make the fibrous substrate water repellent, wherein the treating composition includes one or more polymeric compounds derived from the polymerization of at least one (meth)acrylate monomer comprising at least one isocyanate-derived group and at least one hydrocarbon group having at least 16 carbon atoms.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company

Fluorine-free fibrous treating compositions including a polycarbodiimide and an optional paraffin wax, and treating methods

A fluorine-free composition includes at least one polycarbodiimide compound derived from a carbodiimidization reaction of a carbodiimidization reaction mixture comprising at least one oligomer, wherein the oligomer comprises at least one isocyanate end group and at least two repeating units, wherein each of the at least two repeating units comprises at least one hydrocarbon group having at least 16 carbon atoms. The composition may also include at least one paraffin wax.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Lubricating grease composition

A lubricating grease composition for a polyamide resin member is used to be supplied as a lubricant on a surface of at least a sliding portion of the polyamide resin member including the sliding portion with an other member. The lubricating grease composition for a polyamide resin member contains a base oil which is a synthetic hydrocarbon oil, and a thickener which is at least one metal complex soap of a barium complex soap and a lithium complex soap, wherein a kinetic viscosity at 40° c.
Nok Klueber Co. Ltd.

Ionic liquid, lubricant, and magnetic recording medium

A lubricant, which includes an ionic liquid including a conjugate base and a conjugate acid including 2 or more cations in a molecule of the conjugate acid, wherein the conjugate acid includes a monovalent group including a straight-chain hydrocarbon group having 6 or more carbon atoms, and an acid that is a source of the conjugate base has a pka in acetonitrile of 10 or less.. .
Dexerials Corporation

Refining assemblies and refining methods for rich natural gas

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

Compositions and methods for marking hydrocarbon compositions with non-mutagenic dyes

The disclosure provides dyes for marking hydrocarbon compositions. More particularly, the disclosure relates to non-mutagenic dyes for marking hydrocarbon compositions..
United Color Manufacturing Inc.

Method for producing hydrotreated oil and producing catalytic cracked oil

There is provided a method for producing hydrotreated oil comprising: a step of passing heavy hydrocarbon oil through a reactor filled with a hydrotreating catalyst to obtain hydrotreated oil, wherein the hydrotreating catalyst contains phosphorus, an iron group element, and a group 6 element; the ratio c2/c1 of a content c2 of the iron group element to a content c1 of phosphorus in the hydrotreating catalyst is less than 0.60 in a molar ratio; and the average pore diameter of the hydrotreating catalyst is larger than 7.5 nm and smaller than 9.5 nm.. .
Jxtg Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

Delayed coker drum and operating thereof

The present subject matter describes a method and apparatus for operating a delayed coker. The method comprises contacting a vapour produced in a delayed coker-drum with a catalyst maintained in form of a bed, and maintaining a level of said catalyst-bed within pre-defined limits during catalytic-cracking of the vapour.
Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Hot melt adhesive and disposable product

Disclosed is a hot melt adhesive comprising: (a) a thermoplastic block copolymer which is a block copolymer of a vinyl-based aromatic hydrocarbon and a conjugated diene compound; and (b) an amorphous wax modified with a carboxylic acid and/or a carboxylic anhydride. The hot melt adhesive is excellent in applicability at a low temperature near from about 140° c.
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa

Room temperature-curable organopolysiloxane composition

(c) a hydrolyzable silane compound and/or a partial hydrolysis condensate thereof, having in one molecule a hydrolyzable group(s) and two nitrogen atoms of which one nitrogen atom is bonded to a silicon atom through a divalent hydrocarbon group having at least five carbon atoms, the component (c) being other than the components (a) and (b).. .

Near-infrared absorbing fine particle dispersion liquid and producing the same

A near infrared absorbing fine particle dispersion liquid, which can be applied to offset printing, including: a solvent of one or more kinds selected from vegetable oils and vegetable oil-derived compounds; near infrared ray-absorbing fine particles of one or more kinds selected from composite tungsten oxide expressed by mxwyoz or tungsten oxide having a magneli phase expressed by a general formula wyoz; a solvent of one or more kinds selected from alcohols, ethers, esters, ketones, aromatic hydrocarbons and glycol ethers and having a boiling point of 180° c. Or less, wherein a content of the solvent of one or more kinds selected from alcohols, ethers, esters, ketones, aromatic hydrocarbons and glycol ethers is 5 mass % or less..
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

Polyurethanes

Partially crosslinked polyurethane polymers comprising diisocyanates and aliphatic hydrocarbon soft segments with a short-chain diol chain extender and a multifunctional amine and/or alcohol crosslinker to provide a polyurethane polymer with useful properties for the production of medical implant devices such as heart valves, are described. The polymers have an unexpected linear elastic region in a range from 5-100% and preferably between 10-35%.
Strait Access Technologies Holdings (pty) Ltd

Solvent-based processes for producing nanocellulose, and compositions and products produced therefrom

The present invention provides a process for producing a nanocellulose material, comprising: fractionating a lignocellulosic biomass feedstock in the presence of a solvent for lignin and water, but no acid catalyst, to generate cellulose-rich solids; and then mechanically treating the cellulose-rich solids to form a nanocellulose material comprising cellulose nanofibrils and/or cellulose nanocrystals. Many organic or inorganic solvents are possible.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Compound bed design with additional regeneration steps for removal of various sulfur species from lighter hydrocarbon streams containing trace levels of olefins

A process is provided to remove impurities including water, mercaptans, carbonyl sulfide and hydrogen sulfide from hydrocarbon streams containing from 100 to 900 ppm light olefins. In the process, a compound bed containing multiple layers of molecular sieves is used to remove the specific impurities.
Uop Llc

Method and separating alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon

A method for separating an alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon, the method having a step of adding a first diluent and an extractant having a superacid to a mixture comprising the alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon and one or more isomers thereof to carry out an acid-base extraction to thereby form a complex of the alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon with the superacid, and thereafter separating the complex from the mixture, and a step of adding an eliminating agent having a relative basicity in a range of 0.06 to 10 with respect to the alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon and a second diluent to the complex, and carrying out complex exchange of the alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon for the eliminating agent to thereby separate the alkyl aromatic hydrocarbon from the complex.. .
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.

Systems and methods for deaerating seawater using a rotating packed bed device

Seawater is deaerated using a rotating packed bed device having one or more rotatable packing rings within a housing, a liquid inlet for infusing seawater into an interior region defined by the packing rings, a gas outlet for accepting gas which has passed radially inwardly through the packing rings and removing the gas from the interior region, and a liquid outlet for removing a deaerated seawater stream from the housing. A shaft coupled to a motor drives the packing rings causing the packing rings to rotate.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Cover for storage tanks

A system for providing a flexible cover in a storage tank is provided that reduces the amount of vapors released from a hydrocarbon liquid and other liquids and reduces the amount of product (liquid) lost to the atmosphere. The flexible cover is, in some embodiments, comprised of one or more membranes joined together along their respect perimeter edges.
Grice Energy Llc

Fuel deoxygenation systems

A fuel deoxygenation system for an aircraft includes a hydrocarbon recycler configured to recycle hydrocarbon gas into fuel. The hydrocarbon recycler includes a housing that partially defines an ullage channel configured to fluidly communicate with both an ullage of an aircraft fuel tank and a vent, wherein the housing partially defines a hydrocarbon recirculation channel configured to fluidly communicate with a liquid portion of a fuel tank.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Fuel system having multiplex director

A fuel tank system having a fuel tank and a fuel vapor recovery system including a vapor vent line fluidly coupled between the fuel tank and a canister, and a vapor purge line fluidly coupled to the canister. A multiplex director is selectively fluidly coupled to a first location in the fuel vapor recovery system and a second location in the fuel vapor recovery system.
Eaton Corporation

Gas-filled vessel filled with fluorinated hydrocarbon compound

The present invention is a fluorohydrocarbon compound-filled gas container obtained by filling a gas container with a fluorohydrocarbon compound, the gas container being made of manganese steel, an amount of aluminum adhering to an inner surface of the gas container as measured by xps analysis being 1 mol % or less, and the fluorohydrocarbon compound being a compound represented by c4h9f or c5h11f. The present invention provides a fluorohydrocarbon compound-filled gas container that is obtained by filling a gas container with a fluorohydrocarbon compound represented by c4h9f or c5h11f, and suppresses or reduces a decrease in the purity of the fluorohydrocarbon compound with which the gas container is filled..
Zeon Corporation

Flux activator, flux, and solder

Where x1 and x2 represent different halogen atoms, r1 and r2 are each a group represented by any one of formulas —oh, —o—r3, —o—c(═o)—r4, and —o—c(═o)—nh—r5, r1 and r2 optionally represent the same group or different groups, r3, r4, and r5 are each an aromatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms or an aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms, and r3, r4, and r5 optionally represent the same group or different groups.. .

Halometallate ionic liquid micro-emulsions

A micro-emulsion and a method of making the micro-emulsion are described. The micro-emulsion composition includes more than about 50 vol % of an oil phase and polar structures.
Uop Llc

Oxidation catalyst for a stoichiometric natural gas engine

An oxidation catalyst for treating an exhaust gas produced by a stoichiometric natural gas (ng) engine comprising a substrate and a catalytic material for oxidising hydrocarbon (hc), wherein the catalytic material for oxidising hydrocarbon (hc) comprises a molecular sieve and a platinum group metal (pgm) supported on the molecular sieve, wherein the molecular sieve has a framework comprising silicon, oxygen and optionally germanium.. .
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company

Heteroatom-containing nanocarbon material, preparation method and use thereof, and dehydrogenation reaction of hydrocarbons

A heteroatom-containing nano-carbon material, based on the total weight of said heteroatom-containing nano-carbon material and calculated as the elements, has an oxygen content of 1-6 wt %, a nitrogen content of 0-2 wt %, a carbon content of 92-99 wt %. In its xps, the ratio of the oxygen content as determined with the peak(s) in the range of 531.0-532.5 ev to the oxygen content as determined with the peak(s) in the range of 532.6-533.5 ev is 0.2-0.8; the ratio of the carbon content as determined with the peak(s) in the range of 288.6-288.8 ev to the carbon content as determined with the peak(s) in the range of 286.0-286.2 ev is 0.2-1; the ratio of the nitrogen content as determined with the peak(s) in the range of 398.5-400.1 ev to the total nitrogen content is 0.7-1.
Research Institute Of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec

Alkali metal doped molybdenum carbide supported on gamma-alumina for selective co2 hydrogenation into co

A class of catalysts for co2 hydrogenation via the reverse water-gas shift (rwgs) reaction to selectively produce co for down-stream hydrocarbon synthesis. Alkali metal-doped molybdenum carbide, supported on gamma alumina (a-mo2c/γ-al2o3, a=k, na, li), is synthesized by co-impregnation of molybdenum and alkali metal precursors onto a γ-al2o3 support.
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Regenerative cooling method and apparatus

A method of cooling a liner in a plasma chamber. A recycle gas is contacted with or passed through the liner to cool the liner and pre-heat the recycle gas.
Monolith Materials, Inc.

Stimulation of an immune response by enantiomers of cationic lipids

A composition and method for activating immune cells ex-vivo, or inducing an immune response in a subject including a composition comprising at least one chiral cationic lipid. The chiral cationic lipid in one embodiment comprises a nonsteroidal cationic lipid having a structure represented by formula (i); wherein in r1 is a quaternary ammonium group, y1 is a spacer chosen from a hydrocarbon chain, an ester, a ketone, and a peptide, c* is a chiral carbon, r2 and r3 are independently chosen from a saturated fatty acid, an unsaturated fatty acid, an ester-linked hydrocarbon, phosphor-diesters, and combinations thereof..
Pds Biotechnology Corporation

Photocurable composition, denture base, and plate denture

The present invention provides a photocurable composition which is used for the production by stereolithography of a dental prosthesis or the like. This photocurable composition contains a (meth)acrylic monomer component and a photopolymerization initiator; and the (meth)acrylic monomer component contains: an acrylic monomer (x) containing, within one molecule, two aromatic rings and two acryloyloxy groups, and having a mw of from 400 to 580; and at least one of: a (meth)acrylic monomer (a) containing, within one molecule, one or more ether bonds and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups, and having a mw of from 200 to 400; a (meth)acrylic monomer (b) not containing, within one molecule, a ring structure other than an aromatic ring and one (meth)acryloyloxy group, and having a mw of from 130 to 240; or a (meth)acrylic monomer (c) containing, within one molecule, a hydrocarbon skeleton and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups, and having a mw of from 190 to 280..
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Ionic liquid, lubricant, and magnetic recording medium

A lubricant including an ionic liquid including a conjugate base and a conjugate acid, wherein the conjugate acid includes a straight-chain hydrocarbon group having 6 or greater carbon atoms and a straight chain hydrocarbon group s having 6 or greater but 14 or less carbon atoms, and wherein a pka of an acid that is a source of the conjugate base in acetonitrile is 10 or less.. .
Dexerials Corporation

System and real time on-stream analysis of oil sands composition

A method for real time on-stream analysis of oil sands composition is disclosed comprising the steps of detecting a moisture content of an oil sands stream using a microwave transmission analyzer, detecting an elemental composition of the oil sands stream using a prompt gamma neutron activation analyzer and calculating a content of hydrocarbons, clays and sands in the oil sands stream. The total clay amount in the oil sands stream is based on the detected gamma spectra of several elemental components of the oil sands stream, such as sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron..
Sacré-davey Innovations Inc.

Continuous in-line hydrocarbon quality analyzer

Information from the apparatus will be used to characterize the quality of charge stocks and hydrocarbon components of process or utility units. This instrument is based on the concept that each hydrocarbon molecule has a distinct viscosity at a given temperature.

Gate valve and seats for a gate valve

A gate valve and a seat for a gate valve having a valve body, which may be used for hydrocarbon well fracturing operations with a fracturing fluid, or “frac fluid”, includes a seat pocket for receipt of the seat, which seat may include a tubular member having a seat end face, the seat end face includes two annular seals disposed in seat grooves, at least one of which is a half-dovetail groove.. .
Cactus Wellhead, Llc

Gas turbine compressor passive clearance control

A gas turbine engine is disclosed having a turbine, one or more hydrocarbon gas combustors, and a compressor. The compressor has a rotor assembly with one or more rotor blade rows extending radially outward from an inner wheel disk.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for indicating canister purge valve degradation

Methods and systems are provided for indicating whether a canister purge valve in a vehicle evaporative emissions control system is degraded. In one example, an air intake system hydrocarbon (ais hc) trap temperature may be monitored during a refueling event, and responsive to an indication that the ais hc trap temperature change is greater than a predetermined threshold, it may be indicated that the canister purge valve is degraded.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Stimulation of light tight shale oil formations

Methods and systems for stimulating light tight shale oil formations to recover hydrocarbons from the formations. One embodiment includes positioning a downhole burner in a first well, supplying a fuel, oxidizer, and water to the burner to form steam, injecting the steam and surplus oxygen into the shale reservoir to form a heated zone within the shale reservoir, wherein the surplus oxygen reacts with hydrocarbons in the reservoir to generate heat; wherein the heat from the reactions with the hydrocarbons and the steam increases permeability in a kerogen-rich portion of the shale reservoir, and producing hydrocarbons from the shale reservoir..
World Energy Systems Incorporated

Treatment methods for water or gas reduction in hydrocarbon production wells

Systems and methods for reducing unwanted water and/or gas intrusion into a hydrocarbon production wellbore. The system includes a treatment injection tool for injecting a treatment agent into portions of the formation surrounding the wellbore and a tunneling tool for forming one or more tunnels within the formation.
Baker Hughes, A Ge Company, Llc

Multistage high pressure fracturing system with counting system

The invention relates to a multistage high pressure fracturing system and tubular hydraulic valve (thv) system for connection to a completion string to enable isolation of a zone of interest within a well. In particular, the system enables access to a downhole formation for fracturing the zone of interest and for hydrocarbon production.
Completions Research Ag

Hydrocarbon production and storage facility

A subsea fluids storage facility comprises a tank for holding and separating fluids which is equipped with ballast capacity and a separable base to be deployed upon the seabed in shallow or deep water, and the storage facility is connectable to a surface production facility, especially a buoy for processing fluids. In deep water the tank is held at a depth above the base for temperature controlled stabilization of produced oil in the tank..
Sllp 134 Limited

Composition for removing sulfur-containing compounds

Provided is a composition capable of safely and efficiently removing a sulfur-containing compound, especially hydrogen sulfide, an —sh group-containing compound or a mixture thereof contained in a hydrocarbon, and not causing metal corrosion in devices. The composition is for removing a sulfur-containing compound in a hydrocarbon, wherein the sulfur-containing compound is hydrogen sulfide, an —sh group-containing compound or a mixture thereof, and the composition contains a dialdehyde having 6 to 16 carbon atoms and a polyalkylene glycol..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Fcc catalyst compositions containing boron oxide and phosphorus

A method of cracking a hydrocarbon feed under fluid catalytic cracking conditions includes adding fcc compatible inorganic particles having a first particle type including one or more boron oxide components and a first matrix component into a fcc unit and adding cracking microspheres having a second particle type including a second matrix component, a phosphorus component and 20% to 95% by weight of a zeolite component into the fcc unit.. .
Basf Corporation

Hydro disambiguative catalytic donor recombination, process and apparatus

A hydro disambiguative catalytic donor recombination process and apparatus that uses water, sunlight (for energy) and any organic liquid carbon donor source (plant (vegetable oils) and animal fat (fortified butter or ghee) to produce flammable fuel consisting of c1 to c8 hydrocarbons, and we call this gas as organic petroleum gas (npg), which has the same composition as a petroleum gas obtained from fossil source.. .

H2 and bio-fuels production from renewable feedstocks

The present invention discloses a catalytic process for the manufacture of hydrogen and hydrocarbons simultaneously in the same reactor from renewable source, i.e. Lipids, glycerides and fatty acids from plant, animal or algae oil, where in the multiple unstaurations in the renewable feedstock and the catalytic intermediates produced in the process from renewable feedstock is converted catalytically using simultaneous combination of in-situ occurring reactions.
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Fatty acid composition

This disclosure relates to the field of renewable oil compositions and to the use of renewable oil compositions for production of hydrocarbon compositions, which can be used for traffic fuels and other solutions. An exemplary composition contains free fatty acids and triglycerides, in a concentration of free fatty acids from 15 wt-% to 80 wt-% and a remainder being predominantly triglycerides.
Neste Oyj

Method and system for transferring plastic waste into a fuel having properties of diesel/heating oil

The invention relates to a method for recovering hydrocarbons from plastic wastes, in particular polyolefin-rich waste, by means of purely thermolytic cracking without the use of catalysts, comprising melting the plastic waste in two heating devices (3) and (4), wherein a recycle stream derived from the cracking reactor (5) and purified in a separator system (8, 9) is admixed with the molten plastic waste from the heating device (3). The mixed plastic stream is further heated in the second heating device (4), and from there is guided into the cracking reactor (5), where the plastic materials are cracked, and by means of subsequent distillation are separated into diesel and low boilers.
Bluealp Innovations B.v.

Secondary hydrocarbon-fluid recovery enhancement

A chelating agent can be used to enhance secondary hydrocarbon-fluid recovery during waterflooding operations. A composition can include a fluid and a chelating agent.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Flame-retardant resin composition and molded article produced from same

Wherein al represents a branched or linear aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, ar represents a phenyl group, a naphthyl group, or an anthryl group each optionally substituted, n represents an integer of 1 to 3, and ar can be bonded to any carbon atom in al.. .

Oem textile finishing compositions

Crosslinked aminosiloxanes obtainable by reaction of identical or different aminosiloxanes with identical or different epoxide components which are water-soluble hydrocarbons, the hydrocarbons comprising oxygen as well as carbon, and optionally further elements selected from nitrogen, sulphur and phosphorus, the hydrocarbon having on average more than one terminal epoxy group, the epoxy group being a carbooxirane radical, and, further, not more than 50% of all the amino groups having undergone reaction with an epoxide group.. .
Evonik Specialy Chemicals (shanhai) Co., Ltd.

Polymer, resin composition and resin molded product

The polymer includes a first structural unit represented by formula (1), a second structural unit represented by formula (2), and a third structural unit represented by formula (3). R1, r2, r10 and r11 each independently represent a halogen atom, a monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a monovalent halogenated hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a nitro group or a cyano group; r3a, r3b r4a and r4b each independently represent a methylene group or an alkylene group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms; za to zd each independently represent —o— or —s—; and l represents a divalent group represented by formula (3-1) or (3-2), wherein ra represents a divalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group having 5 to 30 ring atoms or a divalent fluorinated alicyclic hydrocarbon group having 5 to 30 ring atoms..
Jsr Corporation

Fluorine-containing oligomer, nano-silica composite particles using the same, and methods for producing both

Wherein r is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, m is 1, 2, or 3; and when m is 1, r′ is oh group, nh2 group that is unsubstituted or mono- or di-substituted with an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, or a monovalent group derived from an alkylene glycol or polyalkylene glycol group containing an alkylene group having 2 or 3 carbon atoms; when m is 2 or 3, r′ is a divalent or trivalent organic group derived from a diol or triol. The copolymerization reaction is performed using a hydrocarbon-based peroxide or azo compound polymerization initiator.

Sizing composition for mineral wool, comprising lignosulfonate and a carbonyl compound, and resulting insulating products

A sizing composition for insulating products based on mineral wool, in particular glass or rock wool, which includes at least one ammonium lignosulfonate or alkali metal or alkaline earth metal salt of lignosulfonic acid, and at least one carbonyl compound of formula: r—[c(o)r1]x (i) in which: r represents a saturated or unsaturated and linear, branched or cyclic hydrocarbon radical, a radical including one or more aromatic nuclei which consist of 5 or 6 carbon atoms, a radical including one or more aromatic heterocycles containing 4 or 5 carbon atoms and an oxygen, nitrogen or sulfur atom, it being possible for the r radical to contain other functional groups, in particular hydroxyl or alkoxy groups, especially methoxy groups, r1 represents a hydrogen atom or a c1-c10 alkyl radical, and x varies from 1 to 10.. .
Institut National De La Recherche Agronomique

Inherently safe oxygen/hydrocarbon gas mixer

Provided herein is a gas mixer for the safe mixing of a hydrocarbon containing gas with a gaseous oxidant. The gas mixer and method for mixing described includes a closed mixing vessel where bubbles of gas injected at the bottom of the vessel are mixed during their rise to the top of the vessel, forming a homogeneous mixture that can safely be removed.
Nova Chemicals (international) S.a.

Ambient oxygen concentrating torch

An ambient oxygen concentrating torch has an oxygen concentrating unit disposed in operational communication with a second compressor whereby oxygen is sourced from the ambient atmosphere by pressure swing adsorption and producible for pressurization and storage interior to a pressure tank. Controlled release of the stored oxygen is thereby enabled for combination with a hydrocarbon to effect combustion and production of a high-temperature flame as used in welding and cutting.

Catalyzed ceramic candle filter and cleaning process off- or exhaust gases

Ceramic candle filter and use of the filter in the removal of particulate matter in form of soot, ash, metals and metal compounds, together with hydrocarbons and optionally nitrogen oxides being present in process off-gas or engine exhaust gas, wherein a noble metal comprising catalyst is arranged on the permeation side of the filter and/or on the dispersion side of the filter and/or within wall of the filter, said noble metal comprising catalyst contains a noble metal in an amount of between 20 and 1000 ppm/weight of the filter.. .
Haldor TopsØe A/s

Catalyzed ceramic candle filter and cleaning of off- or exhaust gases

Ceramic candle filter and use of the filter in the removal of particulate matter in form of soot, ash, metals and metal compounds, together with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides being present in process off-gas or engine exhaust gas, the filter comprises a combined scr and oxidation catalyst arranged at least on the dispersion side and/or within wall of the filter, the combined scr and oxidation catalyst comprises palladium, a vanadium oxide and titania.. .
Haldor TopsØe A/s

Catalyzed ceramic candle filter and cleaning process off- or exhaust gases

Ceramic candle filter and use of the filter in the removal of particulate matter in form of soot, ash, metals and met-al compounds, together with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides being present in process off-gas or engine exhaust gas, the filter includes a combined scr and oxidation catalyst being arranged on the dispersion side and within wall of the filter; and a palladium including catalyst arranged on the permeation side and within wall of the filter facing the permeation side.. .
Haldor TopsØe A/s

Multi-zoned catalyst system for oxidation of o-xylene and/or naphthalene to phthalic anhydride

The present invention relates to a catalyst system for oxidation of o-xylene and/or naphthalene to phthalic anhydride (pa) comprising at least four catalyst zones arranged in succession in the reaction tube and filled with catalysts of different chemical composition wherein the active material of the catalysts comprise vanadium and titanium dioxide and the active material of the catalyst in the last catalyst zone towards the reactor outlet has an antimony content (calculated as antimony trioxide) between 0.7 to 3.0 wt. %.
Basf Se

Hydrocarbon synthesis catalyst, its preparation process and its use

The present invention relates to catalysts, more particularly to a cobalt-containing catalyst composition. The present invention further relates to a process for preparing a cobalt-containing catalyst precursor, a process for preparing a cobalt-containing catalyst, and a hydrocarbon synthesis process wherein such a catalyst is used.
Sasol Technology (pty) Limited

Methods for regenerating solid adsorbents

The invention provides for a method of regenerating a solid adsorbent, such as a molecular sieve or activated carbon, using stable fluorinated hydrocarbon compounds such as, for example, hfc-245cb (1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane, as a regeneration fluid.. .
Honeywell International Inc.

Radio information remote locations

A radio broadcast system and method can assist employees in a hydrocarbon field that is compliance monitored using a checkpoint monitor installed therein. A radio transmitter located on the checkpoint monitor is configured to transmit a broadcast signal including a radio program, in a selected radio broadcast band, to be received by a radio device on a vehicle occupied by the employees of the compliance monitored hydrocarbon field.
Wellfence Llc

Organic electroluminescent device

In the formula, ar1 to ar4 may be the same or different, and represent a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon group, a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic heterocyclic group, or a substituted or unsubstituted condensed polycyclic aromatic group.. .

Electrolytic capacitor and conductive polymer dispersion

An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode body, a dielectric layer formed on the anode body, and a conductive polymer layer covering at least a part of the dielectric layer. The conductive polymer layer includes a conductive polymer and a polymer dopant.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd..

Method for producing toner for developing electrostatic image

The present invention relates to a process for producing a toner for development of electrostatic images, including step (1): subjecting a polyhydric alcohol component and a polycarboxylic acid component to polycondensation reaction in the presence of a hydroxy group- or carboxy group-containing hydrocarbon wax (w1) to obtain a non-crystalline resin (a) containing a constitutional component derived from the hydrocarbon wax (w1) and also containing a polyester moiety; step (2): dispersing the non-crystalline resin (a) obtained in the step (1) in an aqueous medium to obtain an aqueous dispersion of resin particles (x); step (3): aggregating the resin particles (x) obtained in the step (2) in an aqueous medium in the presence of a crystalline polyester (b) to obtain aggregated particles; and step (4): coalescing the aggregated particles obtained in the step (3).. .
Kao Corporation

Systems and methods for mapping hydrocarbon reservoirs using electromagnetic transmissions

Provided are systems and methods for mapping hydrocarbon reservoirs. Operations include disposing an electromagnetic (em) transmitter and an em receiver into first and second wellbores of first and second wells, respectively, penetrating a resistive layer of a subsurface formation bounded by first and second conductive layers.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Methods for identifying hydrocarbon reservoirs

A method of identifying hydrocarbon seeps that are connected to hydrocarbon reservoirs and for identifying in situ conditions of hydrocarbon reservoirs is disclosed. The method comprises, obtaining a sample from an area of interest, such as a sediment sample or water column sample near a hydrocarbon seep; analyzing the sample to detect microbial signatures that are specific to families associated with hydrocarbon reservoirs; and using the signature to determine whether the hydrocarbon seep is connected to a hydrocarbon reservoir and to identify properties of the hydrocarbon reservoir..

Methods to determine conditions of a hydrocarbon reservoir

A method of identifying in situ conditions of a hydrocarbon reservoir is disclosed. The method comprises, obtaining a sample from an area of interest, such as a sediment sample or water column sample near a hydrocarbon seep; analyzing the sample to detect lipid, protein, and/or nucleic acid signatures that are indicative of the thermotogales order; identifying the relative abundance of the different genera and/or species of the thermotogales present in the sample to generate a taxonomy signature of the sample; and then using the taxonomy signature to determine conditions, such as temperature, of the hydrocarbon reservoir..

Methods of determining shale pore connectivity

A method of using nmr to estimate pore connectivity in a shale formation by estimating organic pore connectivity in a first sample of the shale formation and inorganic pore connectivity in a second sample of the shale formation based on uptake of brine and hydrocarbon phases. Porosity partitioning of the shale formation may be estimated with a third sample of the shale formation..
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Oklahoma

Systems, methods and analysis of reservoir fluids using surface plasmon resonance

An optical sensor includes a flow cell permitting flow of a hydrocarbon-based analyte therethrough. A metallic film is disposed adjacent or within the flow cell.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Grease composition-filled ball bearing, pivot assembly bearing including the ball bearing, and hard disk drive including the pivot assembly bearing

A ball bearing according to the present invention is filled with a grease composition. The grease composition contains a synthetic oil other than a synthetic hydrocarbon oil, a synthetic hydrocarbon oil, a mineral oil, and a urea compound.
Minebea Mitsumi Inc.

Laminate and conductive roller

This disclosure is to provide a laminate with improved adhesiveness between the layers, and a conductive roller having the laminate. The laminate of this disclosure is a laminate comprising at least 2 or more energy ray curable resin layers formed by curing a resin composition with an energy ray, wherein: the laminate has an energy ray curable resin layer (1) and an energy ray curable resin layer (2); and a first resin composition used in formation of the energy ray curable resin layer (1) contains an energy ray curable resin (a) having a hydrocarbon ring skeleton..
Bridgestone Corporation

Methods to determine conditions of a hydrocarbon reservoir

A method of identifying in situ conditions of a hydrocarbon reservoir is disclosed. The method comprises, obtaining a sample from an area of interest, such as a sediment sample or water column sample near a hydrocarbon seep; analyzing the sample to detect nucleic acid signatures that are indicative of microbes associated with hypersaline aquifers; and using the signature to determine the salinity of the hydrocarbon reservoir..

Method and device for depth positioning downhole tool and associated measurement log of a hydrocarbon well

Determining (s4, s4′, s14) the maximum of correlation between the set of magnetic measurements (mag1, mag) and the reference set of magnetic measurements (mag_r, mag2), the maximum being related to identifiable characteristic magnetic field pattern over a part of the depth portion.. .

Fluid monitoring using radio frequency identification

A system for fluid monitoring in a borehole for extracting hydrocarbons includes a casing to transport hydrocarbons, the casing defining an annulus between the casing and borehole wall. The system further includes a centralizer, coupled to the casing, to center the casing within the borehole.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Production logging tool and downhole fluid analysis probes deploying method, in particular for deviated and horizontal hydrocarbon well

The second sliding sleeve (36) comprises a mechanical coupler (39) coupled to the first sliding sleeve (21) such that the deploying arrangement (30) follows radial movements imposed by the centralizer arrangement (11) to radially and/or angularly position the tip (51) of said, at least one, probe (55, 55a-55h) associated with each deploying arm (31, 32) in a first circumferential zone (cz1) of a hydrocarbon well section substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis (xx′) of said well (2).. .

System and a multiphase hydrocarbon pump having an auger coupling

A bladeless conical radial rotary machine method and system are disclosed. Turbo-machinery and methods are disclosed for a bladeless conical radial rotary machine wherein fluid is directed axially within the pump body to produce an axial output.

Heavy fluid injection cellar hydrocarbon recovery

A method for producing residual hydrocarbon located in a cellar region of a reservoir after sagd hydrocarbon production, wherein a higher-density fluid is injected into a first producer well to displace the residual hydrocarbon toward a second, adjacent producer well. The method may also produce residual hydrocarbon located in infill regions..
Husky Oil Operations Limited

Steam operated injection and production device

A steam operated flow control device and method is disclosed. In one mode, the flow control device enables steam to be injected into a subterranean formation region containing hydrocarbons.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Systems and methods for recovering bitumen from subterranean formations

A well system for recovering hydrocarbons such as heavy crude oil from subsurface reservoirs is provided. The well system includes a single continuous wellbore extending from a surface entry opening to a surface exit opening.
Must Holding Llc

Systems and methods for producing gas wells with multiple production tubing strings

A system for producing hydrocarbons from a subterranean well including a wellbore extending from a surface into a subterranean formation includes a wellhead disposed at the surface. In addition, the system includes a production tree coupled to the wellhead and a casing coupled to the wellhead and extending into the wellbore.
Bp Corporation North America, Inc.

Downhole separation efficiency technology to produce wells through a single string

Systems and method for producing hydrocarbons from a subterranean well include a combined product tubular extending into the well, a gas production tubular in fluid communication with the combined product tubular and a fluid production tubular in fluid communication with the combined product tubular. A jet pump is located a junction of the tubulars.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Downhole separation efficiency technology to produce wells through a dual completion

Systems and methods for producing hydrocarbons from a subterranean well include a fluid production tubular and a gas production tubular extending separately into the well. An electrical submersible pump is in fluid communication with the fluid production tubular.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Plunger sleeve for artificial lift systems

A plunger sleeve for use in an artificial lift system for the production of hydrocarbons which includes an elongate body having an upper end, a lower end, and a central opening through the elongate body. The lower end includes a structural section forming at least a portion of the outer surface of the elongate body and a polymeric section forming at least a portion of an inner surface of the elongate body.

Test-port activated tubing hanger control valve

A pressure control valve located in an improved tubing hanger of an oil or gas wellhead. The pressure valve having in-line communication with the production bore and having pressure activation.



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