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US20120160744 Method of Producing Synthetic Pitch  
Embodiments of a method are described for modifying pitches, oils, tars, and binders by using these materials as solvents to extract organic chemicals from coal.
US20120312723 MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF OIL SANDS  
A method of extracting bitumen from oil sands having a transition temperature at which the oil sands solidify includes forming formable oil sands into pellets and cooling at least a surface of the...
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...
US20140065684 PROCESSING MATERIALS  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
US20110132809 SEPARATION AND EXTRACTION OF DESIRED RECOVERABLE MATERIALS FROM SOURCE MATERIALS  
Systems and methods for extracting recoverable materials (e.g., petroleum and/or other hydrocarbons) from source materials (e.g., tar sands) are provided. According to one embodiment a method is...
US20090120845 Beneficiation of Hydrocarbons From Mineral Matrices  
Methods for liberating organic carbonaceous products from mineral matrices such as oil shale and the products liberated by the present methods inter alia, the invention in a preferred embodiment...
US20090308793 ACTIVATION, REFINING, AND USE OF OIL SHALE  
The invention provides the activation, refining and stabilization of oil shale. The stabilization may be performed by recirculative extraction, the activation by electromagnetic irradiation,...
US20100051511 Method For Releasing Organics From Shale And Like Materials To Produce A Liquid Shale Fuel  
Method for release of organic materials from shale oil and like solid substances, by treating shale oil powder in a liquid medium, with vortical movements, wave movements, acoustic turbulent...
US20070131591 MICROWAVE-BASED RECOVERY OF HYDROCARBONS AND FOSSIL FUELS  
The present invention provides methods for decomposing and extracting compositions for the recovery of petroleum-based materials from composites comprising those petroleum-based materials,...
US20140121425 HIGH SURFACE AREA GRAPHENE-SUPPORTED METAL CHALCOGENIDE ASSEMBLY  
A composition comprising at least one graphene-supported assembly, which comprises a three-dimensional network of graphene sheets crosslinked by covalent carbon bonds, and at least one metal...
US20130056987 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MICROWAVE REDUCTION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
The invention pertains to utilization of high power density microwave energy to reduce organic compounds to carbon and their constituents, primarily in a gaseous state. The process includes, but...
US20100219108 CARBON STRAND RADIO FREQUENCY HEATING SUSCEPTOR  
A method for heating materials by application of radio frequency (“RF”) energy is disclosed. For example, the disclosure concerns a method and apparatus for RF heating of petroleum ore, such as...
US20100219107 RADIO FREQUENCY HEATING OF PETROLEUM ORE BY PARTICLE SUSCEPTORS  
A method for heating materials by application of radio frequency (“RF”) energy is disclosed. For example, the disclosure concerns a method for RF heating of petroleum ore, such as bitumen, oil...
US20150259604 RADIO FREQUENCY HYDROCARBON RESOURCE UPGRADING APPARATUS INCLUDING PARALLEL PATHS AND RELATED METHODS  
A radio frequency (RF) hydrocarbon resource upgrading device may include a first hydrocarbon resource upgrading path that may include a plurality of first RF power applicator stages coupled in...
US20110108466 METHOD OF SEPARATING HYDROCARBONS FROM OIL ROCKS USING IONIC LIQUIDS  
A method of extracting hydrocarbon from oil containing rocks is herein disclosed. According to one embodiment a method includes mixing oil sandstone and a phosphonium based ionic liquid and...
US20110315605 Pretreatment Method for the Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures from Coal and Carbon Chars  
Carbon nanostructures such as multiwalled carbon nanotubes are formed from electrolyzed coal char. The electrolyzed coal char is formed by forming a slurry of coal particles, metal catalyst and...
US20140114097 Method and Apparatus for Microwave Depolymerization of Hydrocarbon Feedstocks  
A method and apparatus is provided for the continuous microwave depolymerization of high molecular weight organic feedstock material, such as waste plastics and includes intermittent or continuous...
US20140048452 COAL LIQUEFACTION  
Systems and methods for coal liquefaction are provided. According to one embodiment, coal is introduced into a plasma furnace. A plasma energy field is generated within the plasma furnace by...
US20150053592 METHOD FOR PROCESSING HYDROCARBON FUELS USING MICROWAVE ENERGY  
A method of operating a hydrocarbon material processing system includes feeding a hydrocarbon feedstock from a hydrocarbon feedstock source into a reaction tube positioned within an opening of a...
US20120055850 LOW CARBON DIOXIDE FOOTPRINT PROCESS FOR COAL LIQUEFACTION  
A method for producing hydrocarbons is provided, which comprises (a) subjecting a coal feedstock to mechanical activation (203) in a liquid medium, thereby obtaining a mixture of solubilized...
US20100307960 PLASMA-ASSISTED TREATMENT OF COAL  
A process for the plasma-assisted treatment of coal in which coal is directly converted to heavy hydrocarbons. The first step in the process is direct conversion of coal to aliphatic hydrocarbons...
US20120055851 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING LIQUID HYDROCARBON FUELS FROM COAL  
A method of converting coal into a liquid hydrocarbon fuel utilizes a high pressure, high temperature reactor which operates upon a blend of micronized coal, a catalyst, and steam. Microwave power...
US20140299514 SEPARATION AND EXTRACTION OF HYDROCARBONS FROM SOURCE MATERIAL  
Systems and methods for extracting recoverable materials from source materials are provided. Source materials are introduced into a furnace. A condition is created within the furnace in which a...
US20150159091 SEPARATION AND EXTRACTION OF HYDROCARBONS FROM SOURCE MATERIAL  
Systems and methods for extracting recoverable materials from source materials are provided. Source materials are introduced into a furnace. A condition is created within the furnace in which a...
US20110049016 BITUMEN UPGRADING USING SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS  
The invention provides systems and methods for extracting and upgrading heavy hydrocarbons from substrates such as oil sands, oil shales, and tar sands in a unitary operation. The substrate...
US20150053591 SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING HYDROCARBON FUELS USING SURFAGUIDE  
A system for processing hydrocarbon materials includes a waveguide having a lateral portion comprising housing having a first end portion configured to be connected to an energy generator, a...
US20160075953 Oil shale retorting  
Pyrolysis of oil shale or removal of valuable hydrocarbons from other hydrocarbon-containing materials is achieved through heating of induction-heatable objects which can transfer heat to the oil...
US20160046878 ULTRASONIC CAVITATION REACTOR FOR PROCESSING HYDROCARBONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Systems and methods for upgrading or improving the quality of a heavy oil feedstock. The systems and methods described herein utilize cavitation energy, such as ultrasonic cavitation energy, to...
US20150315476 METHOD FOR PROCESSING HYDROCARBON FUELS USING MICROWAVE ENERGY  
A method of processing hydrocarbons includes feeding a hydrocarbon feedstock into a reaction tube positioned within an opening of a waveguide, feeding a process gas into the reaction tube,...
US20150267125 PROCESSING MATERIALS  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...

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