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US20150218462 REMOVING MERCURY FROM CRUDE OIL  
Methods, systems and designs are provided for removing mercury from crudes. Crude oil is heated to a temperature above 100° C. and held at that temperature for a specified period of time to...
US20110089083 METHOD FOR PURIFICATION OF UNCATALYZED NATURAL FUELS FROM METAL IONS BY MEANS OF AT LEAST ONE HEMEPROTEIN AND USE OF THE AT LEAST ON HEMEPROTEIN  
A method for purification of uncatalyzed natural fuels in liquid state from metal ions by removing at least one compound selected from the group consisting of natural occurring contaminating...
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...
US20110281960 METHOD OF SELECTIVELY REMOVING CATALYST FROM FISCHER-TROPSCH SYNTHETIC CRUDE OIL AND METHOD OF RECYCLING REMOVED CATALYST  
A method of selectively removing a Fischer-Tropsch catalyst from a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic crude oil is provided, the method including the steps of extracting a slurry, containing a...
US20150108040 REMOVING MERCURY FROM CRUDE OIL USING A STABILIZER COLUMN  
Methods, systems and designs are provided for removing mercury from crudes. Crude oil is heated to a temperature above 100° C. in a stabilization column for a time sufficient to convert all of the...
US20100147745 METHOD FOR REDUCING THE MERCURY CONTENT OF NATURAL GAS CONDENSATE AND NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANT  
A method for reducing the mercury content of natural gas condensate, comprising the steps of providing a nanofiltration membrane having a feed side and a permeate side; contacting the natural gas...
US20130306311 PROCESS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING MERCURY FROM FLUIDS  
Trace amount levels of non-volatile mercury in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with a water stream containing at least a monatomic water-soluble sulfur species such as sulfides...
US20060272983 Processing unconventional and opportunity crude oils using zeolites  
The disclosed process removes or reduces impurities such as asphaltenes, solids (especially solid fines), sulfur, metals, chlorides, water, salts, and acids from bitumen, oil sands, and crude oils...
US20080179221 Process for Removing Nickel and Vanadium From Hydrocarbons  
Nickel and/or vanadium can be removed or transferred from a hydrocarbon phase to a water phase using an Extractant Composition selected from an isocyanate, a thiocyanate, a cyanides, mercaptides,...
US20140262955 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals from Fluids  
Trace element levels of mercury in crude oil are reduced by first passing the crude oil through a filtration device to generate filtered crude having a reduced concentration of mercury and a...
US20100032345 MERCURY REMOVAL FROM CRUDE OIL  
Methods and apparatus relate to removal of mercury from crude oil. Such removal relies on transferring mercury from a liquid hydrocarbon stream to a natural gas stream upon contacting the liquid...
US20090057202 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING VANADIUM FROM LOW-GRADE FUELS  
A method for treating fuel containing vanadium including extracting vanadium from the fuel with an adsorption material and fractionating the fuel into a light oil fraction and a heavy fuel...
US20070175799 PROCESS FOR DESALTING CRUDE OIL  
The invention provides a process for desalting crude by combining water and raw crude oil in a mixer to produce a mixture. Desalted crude oil and a brine mixture are separated from the mixture....
US20110155645 PROCESS FOR REMOVING METALS FROM CRUDE OIL  
A process for removing a metal from a crude oil includes contacting the crude oil containing the metal with a crude-immiscible ionic liquid to produce a crude oil and crude-immiscible ionic liquid...
US20140138283 REMOVAL OF SOLUBILIZED METALS FROM FISCHER-TROPSCH PRODUCTS  
The present disclosure is directed to a method and system of removing solubilized metals from a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) reactor product. The FT reactor product is contacted with a chelating agent to...
US20070227947 T-6604 full conversion hydroprocessing  
The present invention relates to a process for producing a synthetic crude with properties which make the synthetic crude particularly advantageous for refining in a conventional refinery. In the...
US20140262954 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals from Oily Solids  
Oil is recovered from a mercury containing Hg-containing solids containing abradants by mixing the solids with a sulfidic compound in a molar ratio of sulfur compound to mercury from 5:1 to...
US20140311948 MERCURY REMOVAL WITH AMINE SORBENTS  
Methods and apparatus relate to treatment of fluids to remove mercury contaminants in the fluid. Contact of the fluid with an amine that has absorbed a sulfur compound causes the mercury...
US20110068048 MERCURY REMOVAL WITH AMINE SORBENTS  
Methods and apparatus relate to treatment of fluids to remove mercury contaminants in the fluid. Contact of the fluid with an amine that has absorbed a sulfur compound causes the mercury...
US20080000809 Membrane method of removing oil-soluble metals from hydrocarbons  
A method of removing an oil-soluble metal from a hydrocarbon feedstock comprises passing the hydrocarbon feedstock through a nanofiltration membrane or a reverse osmosis membrane to produce a...
US20100176032 PROCESSING UNCONVENTIONAL AND OPPORTUNITY CRUDE OILS USING ONE OR MORE MESOPORE STRUCTURED MATERIALS  
A process for removing contaminants and breaking emulsions in a feedstream comprising a crude source composition comprising unconventional or opportunity crude oil, the process comprising:...
US20130168293 PROCESS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM FLUIDS  
Trace amount levels of heavy metals such as mercury in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with an oxidizing agent and then with a reducing agent. In one embodiment, the oxidizing...
US20080308465 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING METALS FROM LOW GRADE FUEL  
A method for removing metals from fuel containing vanadium or nickel including intimately mixing an adsorbent with the fuel and isolating the treated fuel. The treated fuel has reduced levels of...
US20100200466 METHODS OF RECOVERING MINERALS FROM HYDROCARBONACEOUS MATERIAL USING A CONSTRUCTED INFRASTRUCTURE AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS  
A method of recovering minerals from hydrocarbonaceous materials can include forming a constructed permeability control infrastructure. This constructed infrastructure defines a substantially...
US20130334102 REMOVAL OF MERCURY AND MERCURIC COMPOUNDS FROM CRUDE OIL STREAMS  
The invention is directed towards a method of removing mercury bearing species from a hydrocarbon containing fluid. The method comprises the steps of: i) adding dithiocarbamate polymer to the...
US20130043166 REMOVAL OF MERCURY AND MERCURIC COMPOUNDS FROM CRUDE OIL STREAMS  
The invention is directed towards a method of removing mercury bearing species from a hydrocarbon containing fluid. The method comprises the steps of: i) adding dithiocarbamate polymer to the...
US20120067786 PROCESS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM FLUIDS  
Trace element levels of heavy metals such as mercury in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with an iodine source, generating a water soluble heavy metal complex for subsequent...
US20120067785 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals from Fluids  
Trace element levels of heavy metals such as mercury in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with an iodine source, generating a water soluble heavy metal complex for subsequent...
US20120125820 PROCESS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM FLUIDS  
Trace amount levels of heavy metals such as arsenic in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with an oxidizing agent, extracting heavy metals into a water phase for subsequent...
US20090166262 SIMULTANEOUS METAL, SULFUR AND NITROGEN REMOVAL USING SUPERCRITICAL WATER  
A process for removing metals, sulfur and nitrogen in the upgrading of hydrocarbons comprising: mixing hydrocarbons containing metals, sulfur and nitrogen with a fluid comprising water that has...
US20130306521 PROCESS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM FLUIDS  
Trace amount levels of heavy metals such as mercury in crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with a sufficient amount of a reducing agent to convert at least a portion of the...
US20110155635 PROCESS FOR REMOVING METALS FROM RESID  
A process for removing a metal from a resid feed includes contacting the resid feed comprising the metal with a resid-immiscible ionic liquid to produce a resid and resid-immiscible ionic liquid...
US20150076035 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals From Fluids  
Mercury in distilled products from a distillation column is removed and extracted as soluble mercury compounds with the injection of a complexing agent into the overhead sections of the column....
US20120067784 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals from Fluids  
Trace levels of heavy metals in fluids such as crude oil are reduced by contacting the crude oil with a composition comprising a compound of Formula (I), wherein X is an anion of valency n, the...
US20140275694 Process, Method, and System for Removing Heavy Metals from Oily Solids  
Oil is recovered from a mercury containing oily solids by mixing the solids with at least a treating agent selected from selected from flocculants, sulfidic compounds, demulsifiers, and...
US20100078358 MERCURY REMOVAL PROCESS  
A process is disclosed for decreasing the level of elemental mercury contained in a liquid hydrocarbon stream by a) contacting the liquid hydrocarbon stream with a water stream containing an...
US20150136650 PROCESS FOR REMOVING MERCURY FROM A COAL TAR PRODUCT  
A process for removing mercury from a coal tar product is described. A coal tar stream is contacted with a solvent to remove a product, and the product stream is contacted with an adsorbent...
US20100000910 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SEPARATING A TRACE ELEMENT FROM A LIQUID HYDROCARBON FEED  
The present invention is generally directed to removing a trace element from a liquid hydrocarbon feed. The liquid hydrocarbon feed, containing the trace element, is mixed with the water along...
US20080308464 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REGENERATING ADSORBENTS USED IN THE PURIFICATION OF FUEL  
A method of regenerating an adsorbent used to remove nickel and/or vanadium impurities from fuel comprise washing the adsorbent with a low boiling solvent, heating the adsorbent in a device to a...
US20140252270 PARTICLE-BASED SYSTEMS FOR REMOVAL OF POLLUTANTS FROM GASES AND LIQUIDS  
Systems, compositions, and methods for removing a substance or substances from a material, such as a gas or liquid material, are described. The compositions can comprise composite removal...
US20120152805 Hydroprocessing Catalysts and Methods for Making Thereof  
A method to upgrade heavy oil feedstock using an ebullated bed reactor and a novel catalyst system is provided. The ebullated bed reactor system includes two different catalyst with different...
US20130228497 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FILTERING METALS FROM FLUIDS  
A method of processing a liquid having magnetic particles includes increasing a magnetic particle content in at least a portion of the liquid; forming an effluent using the portion of the liquid...
US20100031908 MEANS OF PROCESSING FUEL GRADE PETROLEUM COKE FOR USE IN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES  
Liquefied petroleum coke (LPC) comprises diesel engine fuel grade petroleum coke that is produced by subjecting crude oil refinery feedstock to de-salting, coking, micronization, de-ashing, and...
US20150136654 PROCESS FOR TREATMENT OF PITCH FROM COAL TAR  
A process for treating a pitch fraction from coal tar is described. The pitch fraction is contacted with a solvent, an extraction agent, or an adsorbent to remove at least one contaminant, such as...
US20150159094 PROCESS FOR THE REMOVAL OF MERCURY FROM HYDROCARBON STREAMS CONTAINING OXYGEN  
The invention relates to a process for removing and recovering mercury, an impurity, from a hydrocarbon feedstream containing oxygen, such as introduced during hydraulic fracturing. Mercury is...
US20090120843 Filtration Apparatus and Method  
A filtration apparatus is disclosed for the removal of metals from jet fuel at high flow rates and limited pressure drops. The filter comprises a monolayer of immobilized chelating agent on packed...
US20140339137 METHODS FOR REMOVING METALS AND CATIONS THEREOF FROM OIL-BASED FLUIDS  
An effective amount of a hydrazine complexing agent and/or a non-hydrazine complexing agent may be added to an oil-based fluid having at least one metal. The complexing agent may form an insoluble...
US20130180887 PROCESS AND AGENTS TO REMOVE METALS FROM HIGH-BOILING HYDROCARBON FRACTIONS  
The object of the invention is a process and agents to remove metal contaminants from hydrocarbon fractions like those obtained as a product from the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis involving the use of...
US20130126395 PROCESS FOR DEMETALLIZATION OF WHOLE CRUDE OIL  
A crude oil feedstream is treated to remove or reduce the content of undesired metal components including nickel and/or vanadium by contacting the feedstream with one or more solid adsorbent...
US20130306310 PIPELINE REACTION FOR REMOVING HEAVY METALS FROM PRODUCED FLUIDS  
A method for simultaneously transporting and removing trace amount levels of heavy metals from produced fluids such as crude oil, with the injection of a fixing agent into the pipeline for use in...

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