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US20130020235 OIL SANDS EXTRACTION  
A process for the separation of high purity organic fractions from oil sands is disclosed.
US20150041369 METHOD OF TREATING CRUDE OIL WITH ULTRASOUND VIBRATIONS AND MICROWAVE ENERGY  
The present invention relates to methods of treating heavy crude oil on the surface or in situ. The methods of the present invention include: (a) mixing the heavy crude oil with a solvent; (b)...
US20110309002 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR SEPARATING BITUMEN FROM CRUDE OIL SANDS  
A method for separating bitumen from crude oil sands comprises subjecting crude oil sands to vibration selected to cause bitumen to separate from crude oil sands and filtering the separated...
US20140053455 Demulsifier and dispersant for treating petroleum crude oils and biofuels prior to desalter and heater treater processing  
A demulsifier and dispersant for treating petroleum crude oils and biofuels prior to desalter and heater treater processing can also be used to treat slop oils and clean drill cuttings.
US20140166543 SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR RECOVERING BITUMEN FROM OIL SANDS  
A system and a process for recovering bitumen from oil sands are provided. The system includes a bitumen solvent comprised of at least 75 mol % dimethyl sulfide that is first contact miscible with...
US20130233772 EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM OIL SAND  
Disclosed is a process for extracting an oil composition from oil sand. The extraction process is carried out using a fluidizing medium to fluidize oil sand particles within a contact zone in...
US20110114539 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OIL SANDS PROCESSING  
The systems and methods described herein provide for extracting bitumen from oil sands at ambient or subambient temperature, for example at temperatures between 0 degrees Centigrade and about 20...
US20150048007 MULTIVALENT MINERAL CATION TOLERANT ALKALI SYSTEM FOR CHEMICAL EOR  
Provided herein are, inter alia, compositions and methods for enhanced oil recovery in the presence of multivalent mineral cations. The aqueous and emulsion compositions provided herein include a...
US20110147276 METHOD FOR RECOVERING BITUMEN FROM OIL SAND  
In one aspect, the present invention provides a method for recovering bitumen from an oil sand, the method comprising: (a) contacting a bitumen-containing oil sand with a first solvent mixture of...
US20140311950 Method For Recovering Bitumen From Tar Sands  
Method for recovering bitumen from tar sands, according to which sands are brought into contact with at least one partially hydrolyzed poly(vinyl acetate) (co)polymer A.
US20150210929 SODIUM CITRATE AND CAUSTIC AS PROCESS AIDS FOR THE EXTRACTION OF BITUMEN FROM MINED OIL SANDS  
A process for extracting bitumen from an oil sand ore having a fines content up to about 60% and a bitumen content higher than about 6% is provided, comprising mixing the oil sand ore with heated...
US20120145604 Solvent Assisted Water Extraction of Oil Sands  
Described is a process for extracting bitumen from oil sands. Water is mixed with oil sands to form a slurry. The slurry and a hydrocarbon solvent are passed through a hydrotransport pipeline to...
US20140174990 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN FROM TAR SAND  
An improved system for removing bitumen from tar sands comprises a pretreatment system utilizing a vibratory load hopper for classifying and sizing said tar sand particles communicating with a...
US20130168294 CONTROLLING BITUMEN QUALITY IN SOLVENT-ASSISTED BITUMEN EXTRACTION  
Described herein is a method of controlling bitumen quality in a process stream within a solvent-assisted bitumen extraction operation, for instance a hydrocarbon stream from a froth separation...
US20120305452 Dry, Stackable Tailings and Methods for Producing the Same  
Methods for preparing solvent-dry, stackable tailings. The methods may include a primary leaching or extraction process that separates most of the bitumen from a material comprising bitumen and...
US20120061297 PROCESSES FOR BITUMEN SEPARATION  
Processes are provided for separating bitumen from oil sands and from other bitumen-containing compositions.
US20140021103 METHOD FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN FROM AN OIL SAND STREAM  
The present invention provides a method for extracting bitumen from an oil sand stream, the method including at least the steps of: (a) providing an oil sand stream; (b) contacting the oil sand...
US20150232738 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20150159078 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20140346089 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20130274156 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20130023457 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20110309001 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20110065612 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20140048450 Enhanced Turndown Process for a Bitumen Froth Treatment Operation  
A process for operating a bitumen froth treatment operation in turndown mode includes adding solvent to bitumen froth to produce diluted bitumen froth and separating it into diluted bitumen and...
US20110233115 METHOD FOR PROCESSING FROTH TREATMENT TAILINGS  
A method for processing froth treatment tailings, including separating the froth treatment tailings in order to produce a coarse mineral material fraction and a fine mineral material fraction...
US20140116925 MIXING SYSTEMS FOR MIXING OIL SANDS TAILINGS AND POLYMER  
A process for flocculating and dewatering oil sands fine tailings in a pipeline is provided, comprising: pumping a tailings feed having a solids content in the range of about 10 wt % to about 45...
US20130206647 PROCESS FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN AND DRYING THE TAILINGS  
A process for separating bitumen from bitumen ore material includes extracting bitumen with a hydrocarbon solvent to produce a bitumen-enriched solvent phase and tailings. The tailings are dried...
US20120145603 Process for Extracting Bitumen and Drying the Tailings  
A process for separating bitumen from bitumen ore material includes extracting bitumen with a hydrocarbon solvent to produce a bitumen-enriched solvent phase and tailings. The tailings are dried...
US20120145602 PROCESS FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN AND DRYING THE TAILINGS  
A process for separating bitumen from bitumen ore material includes extracting bitumen with a hydrocarbon solvent to produce a bitumen-enriched solvent phase and tailings. The tailings are dried...
US20140190872 METHOD OF PROCESSING A BITUMEN STREAM USING A MEMBRANE  
Disclosed is a method of processing bitumen streams using membrane filtration. In one aspect, membrane filtration replaces paraffinic froth treatment, with one or more filtration steps replacing...
US20110127197 CLOSED LOOP SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR OIL SANDS  
The present invention is directed to a method comprising contacting an oil sand with a suitable solvent to generate a solvated oil sand slurry; separating solvent-diluted bitumen from the solvated...
US20150075065 METHOD FOR PROCESSING ORGANIC PHASE SUBSTANCE BY USING HALOGEN-CONTAINING CHECICAL OR CHEMICALS AND/OR MIXTURE CONTAINING OXYGEN-CONTAINING OXIDIZER OR OXIDIZERS AND ORGANIC CARBONYL ANALOGUE OR ANALOGUES, AND/OR METHOD FOR EXTRACTING OR DEPOSITING HEAVY ELEMENT SPECIES AND/OR ORGANIC COMPONENTS OF ASPHALTENE AND/OR INORGANIC SUBSTANCE FROM THE ORGANIC PHASE SUBSTANCE BY USING HALOGEN-CONTAINING CHEMICAL OR CHEMICALS AND/OR MIXTURE CONTAINING OXYGEN-CONTAINING OXIDIZER OR OXIDIZERS AND ORGANIC CARBONYL ANALOGUE OR ANALOGUES, AND PLANT USING FOR THE METHOD, AND ORGANIC PHASE SUBSTANCE  
The invention provides a processing method for upgrading an organic phase substance by removing heavy element species from the organic phase substance originating from a resource substance in mild...
US20130068665 METHOD FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN FROM AN OIL SAND FEED STREAM  
The present invention provides a method for extracting bitumen from an oil sand feed stream (10), the method comprising at least the steps of: (a) providing an oil sand feed stream (10);(b)...
US20130081981 BITUMEN EXTRACTION PROCESS  
A process for the extraction and recovery of bitumen from oil sands and a process for the treatment of tailings are disclosed. Bitumen is recovered in a process comprising contacting a...
US20150008161 METHOD FOR REDUCING RAG LAYER VOLUME IN STATIONARY FROTH TREATMENT  
A method for reducing rag layer volume in a stationary bitumen froth treatment process is provided, comprising subjecting dilfroth having a naphtha diluent to bitumen ratio of about 0.7 to gravity...
US20110127198 OIL SAND SLURRY SOLIDS REDUCTION TO ENHANCE EXTRACTION PERFORMANCE FOR PROBLEM ORES  
A process for extracting bitumen from problem oil sand ores having low bitumen content and/or high fines content is provided, comprising: mixing the problem oil sand ore with heated water to...
US20150175893 HYDROPROCESSING OIL SANDS-DERIVED, BITUMEN COMPOSITIONS  
Disclosed are processes for producing deasphalted bitumen and heavy bitumen compositions from oil sands and processes for upgrading the bitumen compositions. The processes for producing the...
US20100176033 SYSTEM FOR REMOVING TAR OIL FROM SAND AND METHOD OF EXTRACTING OIL FROM SAND  
A method of extracting oil from sand. The method includes extracting a mass containing sand and oil and translating the sand and oil to a mixing tank. A solution containing terpenes is injected...
US20080060978 HANDLING AND EXTRACTING HYDROCARBONS FROM TAR SANDS  
A method and system for handling tar sands and extracting bitumen or oil from the tar sands. The method includes the steps of depositing tar sands in a hopper assembly having a conical bottom. An...
US20090200209 Upgrading Bitumen In A Paraffinic Froth Treatment Process  
The invention relates to an improved bitumen recovery process. The process includes adding water to a bitumen-froth/solvent system containing asphaltenes and mineral solids. The addition of water...
US20130240412 NAPHTHA BASED FUNGIBLE BITUMEN PROCESS  
The invention is directed to a process for cleaning bitumen froth by mixing a sufficient amount of naphtha with the bitumen froth to provide a naphtha-to-bitumen ratio within the range of about...
US20140083911 PROCESS FOR TREATING HIGH PARAFFIN DILUTED BITUMEN  
A paraffinic solvent recovery process for treating high paraffin diluted bitumen includes supplying the latter to flashing apparatus; separating into flashed paraffinic solvent and diluted bitumen...
US20150175895 METHOD FOR EXTRACTING BITUMEN FROM AN AGED OIL SANDS ORE STREAM  
The present invention provides a method for extracting bitumen from an aged oil sands ore stream, the method comprising at least the steps of: (a) providing an aged oil sands ore stream, the oil...
US20090321322 OPTIMIZING FEED MIXER PERFORMANCE IN A PARAFFINIC FROTH TREATMENT PROCESS  
The invention relates to improved bitumen recovery processes and systems. One process provides for operation of a bitumen froth treatment plant at optimum shear rates in the feed pipe carrying the...
US20130299392 METHOD FOR REMOVING OXYGEN FROM AN OIL SAND STREAM  
The present invention provides a method for removing oxygen from an oil sand stream, the method including the steps of: (a) providing an oil sand stream; (b) introducing the oil sand stream into a...
US20120318718 BITUMEN EXTRACTION AND DEWATERING IN A FILTER PRESS  
A process for extraction of bitumen and other oil products from sand, other sedimentary deposits and from mine tailings, may comprise flowing solvent through these bitumen-containing materials...
US20140102945 Relocatable Systems and Processes for Recovery of Bitumen From Oil Sands  
Relocatable systems and processes for processing oil sands are described. Relocatable components are employed to permit oil sand processing to be conducted near a mine face, and relocated as the...
US20150083645 Composition for Recovering Bitumen from Oil Sands  
An improved composition for recovering bitumen from oil sands is used in the traditional “hot water” extraction process. An aliquot of a solvent mixture is mixed with bitumen ore and water. A pH...
US20140238904 PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF BITUMEN FROM AN OIL SAND  
The present invention relates to a process for the recovery of bitumen from an oil sand comprising the following phases in succession: (a) mixing an oil sand with a diluent capable of reducing the...

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