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US20120261308 Systems and Methods for Refining Corrosive Crudes  
Systems and methods for refining conventional crude and heavy, corrosive, contaminant-laden carbonaceous crude (Opportunity Crude) in partially or totally separated streams or trains.
US20130334100 UPGRADING HEAVY OIL AND BITUMEN WITH AN INITIATOR  
A method for upgrading a heavy oil includes: disposing an initiator in a heavy oil environment, the heavy oil environment including a heavy oil; producing a radical from the initiator; contacting...
US20140208638 Pyrolysis Oil Made with a Microwave-Transparent Reaction Chamber for Production of Fuel from an Organic-Carbon-Containing Feedstock  
A pyrolysis oil composition by an oxygen-starved microwave process from an organic-carbon-containing feedstock is described. Feedstock is introduced into a substantially microwave-transparent...
US20110163000 UPGRADING HEAVY OIL WITH RECONFIGURABLE UNITS  
Methods, systems and other embodiments associated with upgrading heavy oil are presented. A method of upgrading heavy oil with reconfigurable units connects reconfigurable units into an original...
US20120298553 PREDICTING PETROLEUM COKE MORPHOLOGY FROM FEEDSTOCK PROPERTIES  
A method of predicting the morphological type of coke produced in a delayed coking process is provided by measuring S-values of an asphaltene containing feedstock with an S-value machine. Improved...
US20110253593 RAW COKE FOR ELECTRICITY STORAGE CARBON MATERIAL AND NEEDLE COKE  
The present invention provides a raw coke having such a structure that the graphitized product resulting from graphitization of the raw coke at a temperature of 2800° C. under an inactive gas...
US20110162999 UPGRADING HEAVY OIL WITH MODULAR UNITS  
Methods, systems and other embodiments associated with upgrading heavy oil with modular units are presented. A method of upgrading heavy oil with modular units comprises connecting modular units...
US20060231462 System for improving crude oil  
Crude oil can be refined through a filtration media. Cavitation bubbles having localized areas of very high temperatures and pressures may be created thereby causing several physical and chemical...
US20050269244 Separation of complex mixtures  
Improved crude oil processing is achieved by viscoelastic shearing of crude oil at an elevated temperature. The shearing provides for an enriched light fraction and an enriched heavy fraction that...
US20050131082 Process for reducing the pour point and viscosity of fischer-tropsch wax  
An integrated process for lowering the pour point of Fischer-Tropsch derived wax which comprises (a) collecting separately from a Fischer-Tropsch unit a Fischer-Tropsch wax and a Fischer-Tropsch...
US20110163004 UPGRADING HEAVY OIL  
Methods, systems and other embodiments associated with upgrading heavy oil are presented. A method of upgrading heavy oil comprising heating heavy oil to produce heated heavy oil. The method...
US20080283445 Hydrocarbon thermal cracking using atmospheric residuum  
A method for thermally cracking a hydrocarbonaceous feed wherein the feed is first gasified in a vaporization unit. A significant component of the feed is residua from the atmospheric thermal...
US20100059412 Visbreaking yield enhancement by ultrafiltration  
Ultrafiltration may be effectively used to produce visbreaker feeds of improved quality which enable the visbreaker to be operated at higher severity with higher yields of distillable products. A...
US20060204420 CO oxidation promoters for use in FCC processes  
A composition for promoting the oxidation of CO and minimizing NOx emissions during FCC processes comprises (i) acidic oxide support, (ii) at least one precious metal for promoting CO oxidation,...
US20060076268 Separation of complex mixtures by shearing  
A more energy-efficient method of processing crude oil is achieved by viscoelastic shearing in order to increase the vapor pressure of the crude oil. This change in vapor pressure allows a more...
US20100018897 THERMAL CRACKING PROCESS AND FACILITY FOR HEAVY PETROLEUM OIL  
The present invention relates to a process for thermal cracking of heavy petroleum oil, in which when a thermal cracking facility having a cracking furnace, two or more of trains each comprising...
US20070090019 Hydrocarbon resid processing and visbreaking steam cracker feed  
The invention concerns integration of hydroprocessing and steam cracking. A feed comprising crude or resid-containing fraction thereof is treated by hydroprocessing and visbreaking and then passed...
US20070090018 Hydrocarbon resid processing  
The invention concerns integration of hydroprocessing and steam cracking. A feed comprising crude or resid-containing fraction thereof is severely hydrotreated and passed to a steam cracker to...
US20080083653 Diluent from heavy oil upgrading  
An apparatus and process for partially upgraded heavy oil diluent production. A crude heavy oil and/or bitumen feed is supplied to an FCC unit having a low activity catalyst and low conversion...
US20090057198 Upgrade of visbroken residua products by ultrafiltration  
This invention relates to a process of producing an upgraded product stream from the products of a resid visbreaking process to produce an improved feedstream for refinery and petrochemical...
US20080251419 Apparatus and method for superheated vapor contacting and vaporization of feedstocks containing high boiling point and unvaporizable foulants in an olefins furnace  
A contactor/separator is formed from a vessel; an inlet for receiving a vapor/liquid mixture; an inlet for receiving a superheated vapor; a hub located within the vessel, the hub including a...
US20110163003 UPGRADING HEAVY OIL BY VISBREAKING  
Methods, systems and other embodiments associated with upgrading heavy oil by visbreaking are presented. A method of upgrading heavy oil includes mixing raw heavy oil with flue gases, CO2 and/or...
US20070284285 Method of Upgrading a Heavy Oil Feedstock  
A pretreatment process is described for heavy hydrocarbon oil feedstock, such as oils extracted from tar sands. The feedstock is passed through a heated, continuous flow electron or x-ray...
US20140209508 SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR THERMAL CRACKING AND STEAM CRACKING  
Herein disclosed is a method for thermal cracking or steam cracking of hydrocarbons comprising: supersaturating a hydrocarbonaceous liquid or slurry stream in a high shear device with a gas stream...
US20080217211 Process for treating heavy oils  
A process for treating a heavy oil which comprises subjecting a heavy oil to cavitation to reduce the viscosity of the heavy oil. The treated heavy oil, which has a reduced viscosity and specific...
US20090084707 METHOD OF UPGRADING BITUMEN AND HEAVY OIL  
The invention is directed to separating a hydrocarbon feed-stock such as bitumen or heavy oil, into a de-asphalted oil component and a residue component comprising primarily asphaltenes. The...
US20060231458 Short contact time FCC process  
This invention relates to a short contact time (SCT) fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) process for improving the yield of distillates and gasoline. An SCT FCC process combines staging the FCC...
US20090145805 PROCESS FOR UPGRADING HEAVY AND HIGHLY WAXY CRUDE OIL WITHOUT SUPPLY OF HYDROGEN  
A continuous process to upgrade heavy crude oil for producing more valuable crude feedstock having high API gravity, low asphaltene content, and high middle distillate yield, low sulfur content,...
US20080083656 Quench exchange with extended surface on process side  
A quench exchanger and quench exchanger tube with increased heat transfer area on the process side of the tube are provided. The exchanger provides increased heat transfer efficiency relative to a...
US20130213858 Catalytic Cracking of Undesirable Components in a Coking Process  
Undesirable components of traditional coking processes are selectively cracked or coked in the coking vessel by injecting an additive into the vapors in the coking vessel. The additive contains...
US20080078692 Absorption recovery processing of FCC-produced light olefins  
Processing schemes and arrangements are provided for the processing a heavy hydrocarbon feedstock via hydrocarbon cracking processing with selected hydrocarbon fractions being obtained via...
US20140050891 RAW COKE MATERIALS OF CARBON MATERIAL FOR NEGATIVE ELECTRODE OF LITHIUM ION SECONDARY BATTERY, AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR  
The raw coke materials of a carbon material for a negative electrode of a lithium ion secondary battery is a striped agglomerate obtained by a delayed coking method under a condition that the...
US20070249495 Catalyst composition for reducing gasoline sulfur content in catalytic cracking process  
A sulfur reduction catalyst useful to reduce the levels of sulfur in a cracked gasoline product comprises a metal vanadate compound. The metal vanadate compound can be supported on a molecular...
US20110005973 Method and apparatus for treatment of crude oil or bitumen under the conditions of auto-oscillations  
The method and apparatus to decrease viscosity of crude oil or bitumen and increase the rate of fractional extraction by breaking the high molecular chains in crude oil or bitumen undergoing...
US20100000909 PROCESS, REACTOR AND FACILITY FOR THERMALLY CRACKING HEAVY PETROLEUM OIL  
The suppression of coke adherence in a reaction vessel and cracked gas pipelines at the outlet of the reaction vessel and the prevention of plugging are designed by improving the dispersion of...
US20080272030 METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SYNTHETIC FUELS  
A method for producing synthetic fuels is provided. The process can involve the reaction of metals with water to liberate hydrogen, which can attack the feedstock molecules and with elevated...
US20080083654 PROCESS TO OBTAIN LIQUID HYDROCARBONS BY CLEAVAGE OF CARBON AND HYDROGEN MOLECULES  
Process to obtain liquid hydrocarbons by cleavage of carbon and hydrogen molecules using materials with chemical waste, textile waste, biomass and whatever kind, being the same milled by a turbine...
US20140353207 Heavy Fossil Hydrocarbon Conversion and Upgrading Using Radio-Frequency or Microwave Energy  
Conversion of heavy fossil hydrocarbons (HFH) to a variety of value-added chemicals and/or fuels can be enhanced using microwave (MW) and/or radio-frequency (RF) energy. Variations of reactants,...
US20140262937 PARTIAL UPGRADING PROCESS FOR HEAVY OIL AND BITUMEN  
A bitumen and heavy oil upgrading process and system is disclosed for the synthesis of hydrocarbons, an example of which is synthetic crude oil (SCO). The process integrates Fischer-Tropsch...
US20060231459 FCC process combining molecular separation with staged conversion  
This invention relates to fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) process for improving the quality of distillates suitable as blend stocks for diesel fuels. The FCC process combines staging the FCC...
US20110062056 Excess Air Control For Cracker Furnace Burners  
A method for control of the air/fuel ratio of the burner(s) (excess air) of a thermal cracker which includes three steps. The first step is to direct a wavelength modulated beam of near infrared...
US20070131585 High-speed chamber mixer for catalytic oil suspensions as a reactor for the depolymerization and polymerization of hydrocarbon-containing residues in the oil circulation to obtain middle distillate  
Production of diesel oil from hydrocarbon-containing residues in an oil circulation with separation of solids and product distillation for the diesel oil product by energy input with a high-speed...
US20120259147 Hydrocarbon cracking furnace with steam addition to lower mono-nitrogen oxide emissions  
An apparatus and method is presented for reducing mono nitrogen oxide emissions in a hydrocarbon processing furnace. A preferred embodiment hydrocarbon cracking furnace includes a firebox with a...
US20130048538 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLD CRACKING WITH STEAM  
Method to enhance the recovery of oil from an oil field, comprising: applying heat to a colloidal hydrocarbonic medium that comprises hydrocarbon chains; and applying pressure waves having a...
US20080202982 Process for Cracking of Waste Oil by Microwave  
A process and apparatus for heating liquid material, which are particularly suitable for refining waste oil, are disclosed. The process comprises the steps of creating a swirling body of liquid...
US20080184915 PROCESS FOR MAKING UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS USING MICROCHANNEL PROCESS TECHNOLOGY  
The disclosed invention relates to a process for converting a feed composition comprising one or more hydrocarbons to a product comprising one or more unsaturated hydrocarbons, the process...
US20100122932 Integrated Slurry Hydrocracking and Coking Process  
Integrated slurry hydrocracking (SHC) and coking methods for making slurry hydrocracking (SHC) distillates are disclosed. Representative methods involve passing a slurry comprising a recycle SHC...
US20120253092 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVAL OF FOULANT PRECURSORS FROM A RECYCLE STREAM OF AN OLEFINS CONVERSION PROCESS  
A post fractionation process for removing heavy hydrocarbons from the C4+ olefins conversion process reactor effluent, which act as foulants when recycled to the C4+ olefins conversion reactor....
US20110295051 METHOD AND REACTOR FOR CRACKING HYDROCARBON  
A method for cracking hydrocarbon, comprises: providing steam and hydrocarbon; and feeding steam and hydrocarbon into a reactor accessible to hydrocarbon and comprising a perovskite material of...
US20070090017 THERMAL CRACKING HYDROCARBONACEOUS MATERIAL IN A MOLTEN METAL REACTOR  
A system for recycling hydrocarbonaceous materials, such as motor oil, tires, and ores, into useful hydrocarbon distillates such as diesel fuel. A surface of a molten metal, such as lead, is used...

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