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US20130341247 MICROWAVE-PROMOTED DESULFURIZATION OF CRUDE OIL  
Heavy crude oils having high sulfur content and viscosities are upgraded by a hydrodesulfurization (HDS) process that includes microwave irradiation of a mixture of the sour heavy crude oil with...
US20100288494 MICROWAVE-PROMOTED DESULFURIZATION OF CRUDE OIL  
Heavy crude oils having high sulfur content and viscosities are upgraded by a hydrodesulfurization (HDS) process that includes microwave irradiation of a mixture of the sour heavy crude oil with...
US20090218091 Downhole gas flow powered deliquefaction pump  
The present invention relates to a method and system for removing water from gas wells. The water is removed by positioning a pump in a liquid layer below the perforations through which gas enters...
US20120305449 CONVERTING HEAVY SOUR CRUDE OIL / EMULSION TO LIGHTER CRUDE OIL USING CAVITATIONS AND FILTRATION BASED SYSTEMS  
A process for converting heavy sulfur-containing crude oil into lighter crude oil with lower sulfur content and lower molecular weight is provided. The process is a low-temperature process using...
US20140000879 PETROLEUM RECOVERY PROCESS AND SYSTEM  
A system and process are provided for recovering petroleum from a formation. An oil recovery formulation comprising at least 75 mol % dimethyl sulfide that is first contact miscible with a liquid...
US20130341017 DOWNHOLE DEBRIS REMOVAL TOOL CAPABLE OF PROVIDING A HYDRAULIC BARRIER AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
A downhole tool for removing debris from a wellbore comprises a body having a bore, a collection member, and a means for creating a hydraulic barrier within a wellbore annulus. The hydraulic...
US20050103493 Moled foam plugs, plug systems and methods of using same  
The present invention is directed to plugs, plug systems and methods for using the plugs and systems in subterranean wells. The plugs comprise an inner mandrel and an outer sleeve formed of a...
US20130068455 Shroud Having Separate Upper and Lower Portions for Submersible Pump Assembly and Gas Separator  
A downhole well pumping assembly has a shroud with an upper section and a lower section sealed from one another. A submersible pump and a gas separator are housed within the upper section of the...
US20060283590 Enhanced floating power generation system  
A system is provided for more efficiently using offshore produced hydrocarbons, where the produced hydrocarbons contain considerable amounts of liquid hydrocarbons and both heavy gaseous...
US20120160482 Damper Cartridge For Launching Plugs In Cementing Operations  
An apparatus for use in launching cement plugs in a well cementing operation, comprising: a cylinder (108); a piston (118) slideably received in the bore of the cylinder; and an actuator (120)...
US20080093072 METHOD OF IMPROVING SOLIDS SEPARATION EFFICIENCY  
A method to control drilling fluid properties, including: circulating a drilling fluid through a wellbore to form a suspension of drilled solids in the drilling fluid; and separating the...
US20140158352 THREE-PHASE SEPARATION DOWNHOLE  
Three-phase separation is achieved downhole in a production well by forming an oil/liquid separation zone in the well between two packers which are positioned between producing and disposal zones....
US20110024110 THREE-PHASE SEPARATION DOWNHOLE  
Three-phase separation is achieved downhole in a production well by forming an oil/liquid separation zone in the well between two packers which are positioned between producing and disposal zones....
US20080236821 MONITORING AND AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF OPERATING PARAMETERS FOR A DOWNHOLE OIL/WATER SEPARATION SYSTEM  
A method for operating a downhole oil water separator and electric submersible pump includes measuring fluid pressure proximate one of the pump intake, separator intake and a bottom of a wellbore....
US20140034476 PURIFICATION OF WATER BY HEATING WITH SUNLIGHT, VIA OPTICAL CABLE  
Method and device (100) for purifying and bringing water up from a water body (50), the device including: a hollow, vertical structure, having a first space (110) with a supply opening (112) for...
US20080041588 Inflow Control Device with Fluid Loss and Gas Production Controls  
Inflow control devices for sand control screens. An inflow control device for restricting flow into a passage of a tubular string in a wellbore includes at least two of a flow restrictor section,...
US20110146977 TWO-STAGE DOWNHOLE OIL-WATER SEPARATION  
A method for downhole oil-water separation, according to one or more aspects of the present disclosure, comprises disposing a oil-water separation system in a wellbore, the system comprising a...
US20050087336 Orbital downhole separator  
An orbital downhole separator for separating well fluids into constituents of different specific gravities. Specifically, it is designed to separate water from oil or gas. The apparatus comprises...
US20060261009 Extraction of dihydrogen oxide stratagies and solutions  
A method and product are disclosed for extracting only dihydrogen oxide from subsurface strata containing a currently unusable product, or “MUC” (Matrix Ubiquitous Crude) with no environmental...
US20140076552 TREATMENT FLUIDS COMPRISING MAGNETIC SURFACTANTS AND METHODS RELATING THERETO  
Treatment fluids that include magnetic surfactants may be useful in various subterranean operations, e.g., particulate placement operations and drilling operations. For example, some methods may...
US20130037264 Tangential perforation system  
A method to separate a gas phase from a liquid phase in a subterranean formation that includes positioning a downhole tool in a wellbore, operating the downhole tool to form perforations in the...
US20090173496 Apparatus for Reducing Water Production in Gas Wells  
Production of liquids into a production string is regulated at inlets to the production string. An annular space is defined between a base pipe and a surrounding screen. The base pipe has inlets...
US20130105152 Method and Apparatus for Downhole Fluid Conditioning  
A down hole fluid conditioning assembly, includable within a drilling bottom hole assembly or other tool configuration, creates a vortex to separate fluids such as drilling mud and the like into a...
US20090095533 SELF-CONTAINED SYSTEM FOR DRILLING A DRAINHOLE  
A self-contained system for drilling a drainhole laterally to a wellbore that includes a drill head with a tool for boring a drainhole and a self-propelled device for advancing the head into the...
US20110146976 DOWNHOLE MULTI-PARALLEL HYDROCYCLONE SEPARATOR  
A hydrocyclone separator assembly includes a longitudinal housing configured for disposal in a wellbore, wherein the longitudinal housing comprises a discharge head disposed at one end of the...
US20070158075 System and process for pumping multiphase fluids  
A system for pumping multiphase fluids includes a phase separator (14), a gas-gas jet pump (30) and a liquid pump (36). The phase separator (14) receives a LP multiphase fluid and separates a LP...
US20150260024 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING ACID GASES GENERATED BY PYROLYSIS OF KEROGEN  
In some embodiments, a pyrolysis method comprises: a. heating kerogen or bitumen to initiate pyrolysis so that a stream of pyrolysis formation gases is recovered via production wells or production...
US20050121191 Downhole oilfield erosion protection of a jet pump throat by operating the jet pump in cavitation mode  
A method of improving erosion performance (decreasing the erosion) of components—such as a throat, a nozzle, or a diffuser—for a downhole tool used for cleaning a wellbore is disclosed.
US20090050312 FLOW CONTROL SYSTEM HAVING A DOWNHOLE CHECK VALVE SELECTIVELY OPERABLE FROM A SURFACE OF A WELL  
A flow control system includes a pump positioned in a well to remove liquid from the well. A check valve is positioned in the well and includes an open position and a closed position. The check...
US20090183872 Methods Of Recovering Hydrocarbons From Oil Shale And Sub-Surface Oil Shale Recovery Arrangements For Recovering Hydrocarbons From Oil Shale  
This invention includes methods of recovering hydrocarbons from oil shale, and sub-surface oil shale recovery arrangements for recovering hydrocarbons from oil shale. In one implementation, a...
US20150218927 Down-Hole Gas Separator  
A gas separator for separating gas from a fluid in a production stream in a producing hydrocarbon well is described. The gas separator includes a central tube sized to fit into a well casing of...
US20130032341 Down-Hole Gas Separator  
A gas separator for separating gas from a fluid in a production stream in a producing hydrocarbon well is described. The gas separator includes a central tube sized to fit into a well casing of...
US20130199778 Wellbore Gravity Water Separator  
A method and apparatus to mitigate water loading in wellbores to increase oil and gas production and/or extend the life of the well. Beginning with a production wellbore through a subterranean...
US20060037746 Downhole oil and water separator and method  
A downhole oil and water separator for an oil well includes a water-selective membrane disposed in a production flowpath of the well. The water-selective membrane is operable to selectively pass...
US20110100624 CYCLONIC STRAINER  
A cyclonic strainer for a well intake that provides for improved separation of gas and fluid in naturally flowing wells during mechanical pumping operations. The strainer includes an elongated...
US20150068741 DOWNHOLE GAS SEPARATOR  
The disclosure is directed toward a downhole tool for separating fluids into a liquid and a gas component. The downhole tool includes an inlet for receiving a multiphase fluid, the multiphase...
US20060086507 Wellbore cleanout tool and method  
The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for cleaning a wellbore. The method is designed to remove debris particles from the wellbore by suspending the debris within the...
US20090056939 FLOW CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR A DOWNHOLE OIL-WATER SEPARATOR  
A downhole device having an oil/water separator having a well fluid inlet, an oil stream outlet conduit, and a water stream outlet conduit; a removable flow-restrictor located in at least one of...
US20120006543 DOWNHOLE OIL-WATER-SOLIDS SEPARATION  
A technique facilitates separating fluids and solids and handling the separated solids downhole. A separator system is provided with a separator having a well fluid inlet, an oil stream passage, a...
US20140238671 PHENOL-ALKOXYLATE CO-SOLVENT SURFACTANT COMPOSITION  
Provided herein are, inter alia, compositions including a surfactant and a phenol-alkoxylate co-solvent useful in enhanced oil recovery. The compositions and methods provided herein are...
US20130206411 SHALE GAS OPERATION METHOD  
A method for performing shale gas operation is disclosed. The method may include drilling a first well, performing a fracturing operation in the well, recovering shale gas from the first well,...
US20140048257 Downhole Fluid-Gas Directional Compressor  
An oil and gas downhole device is disclosed wherein the device separates the oil and gas from undesired water, which returns to the formation.
US20090200025 HIGH TEMPERATURE METHODS FOR FORMING OXIDIZER FUEL  
A method of treating a formation fluid includes providing formation fluid from a subsurface in situ heat treatment process. The formation fluid is separated to produce a liquid stream and a first...
US20090065201 Methods of formulating drilling cements using processed waste waters  
In oil or gas well drilling, saline water is collected and separated into first and second streams of solid or liquid products containing salts. The first products are used in formulating cements...
US20150260028 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECOVERING OIL FROM AN OIL-BEARING FORMATION  
A method for recovering oil from an oil-bearing formation is presented. The method includes providing a reverse osmosis (RO) unit comprising at least one membrane; feeding a first feed stream...
US20110290481 Apparatus And Method For Launching Plugs In Cementing Operations  
An apparatus for use in launching cement plugs in a well cementing operation, comprising: a cylinder (130); a piston (110) slideably received in the bore of the cylinder; and an actuator, operable...
US20100065267 Apparatus for Separating a Mixture of Liquids of Differing Specific Gravities in a Wellbore  
An apparatus for separating a mixture of liquids of differing specific gravities in a wellbore is disclosed along with a method of installation and operation thereof. This device separates water...
US20110073306 DOWNHOLE GAS AND LIQUID SEPARATION  
Separating gas from liquid down hole in a well by a downhole gas separator, gas is separated and passed to the well annulus and liquid is passed to a submersible pump at a calibrated flow rate at...
US20140174734 CYCLONIC SEPARATORS AND METHODS FOR SEPARATING PARTICULATE MATTER AND SOLIDS FROM WELL FLUIDS  
A downhole separator for separating solids from downhole well fluids comprises a cyclonic separation assembly. The assembly comprises a housing with at least one inlet port and an intake member...
US20110220352 TREATMENT OF PRODUCED HYDROCARBON FLUID CONTAINING WATER  
It is described a method for treating a flow of fluid hydrocarbons containing water wherein the flow of fluid hydrocarbons is introduced into a first separator separating at least free water from...

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