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WO/2013/041876A1
The invention relates to novel demulsifiers for use in the demulsification of oils from water and vice versa, including the demulsification of crude oil from sea water or brine. In particular, the present invention relates to novel demul...  
WO/2013/040706A1
A method of separating an aqueous portion from a heterogeneous sample containing said aqueous portion and a non-aqueous (lipid) portion, teaches passing a sample through glass wool, thus trapping the aqueous layer in the glass wool and e...  
WO/2013/043361A1
An improved induced-gas separation vessel made according to this invention and method for its use includes an elongated, horizontally oriented vessel having compartments defined by adjacent pairs of perforated baffles which span the widt...  
WO/2013/036440A1
Processes for recovering an organic solvent extractant phase from a solid-stabilized emulsion formed in a hydrometallurgical solvent extraction circuit are disclosed. One such process includes mixing a de-emulsifier comprising an effecti...  
WO/2013/035576A1
In order to simplify devices by efficiently combining dissimilarities of respective steps used in an oil-containing wastewater treatment system, in a supply path of raw water produced from oil-containing wastewater, a separation tank for...  
WO/2013/036344A1
Solid organic acids may be introduced into hydrocarbon solvents to form dispersions; the dispersions in turn may be introduced into crude oil. A wash water may be added to the crude oil to create an emulsion. The organic acids may transf...  
WO/2013/029104A1
A process for treating a used oil-based functional fluid, the process comprising: washing of the functional fluid by contacting the fluid with water followed by settling in order to produce an aqueous phase and an oil phase; separating t...  
WO/2013/033437A3
A thermal variation source (318) (e.g., a heater or a heat sink) is used to induce a temperature gradient across an interior surface of a storage tank (302). The storage tank stores a working fluid (e.g., a fuel, and oxidizer, or a monop...  
WO/2013/030518A1
Apparatus (10) for separating a mixture of oil and water. The (apparatus 10) comprises a cylindrical vessel (12), with a cylindrical divider (18) separating the vessel (12) into a central zone (24) and outer annular zone (22). An upper p...  
WO/2013/030519A1
Apparatus (10) for separating a mixture of oil and water. The apparatus (10) comprises a cylindrical vessel (12), with a cylindrical divider (18) separating the vessel (12) into a central zone (24) and outer annular zone (22). An upper p...  
WO/2013/033437A2
A thermal variation source (318) (e.g., a heater or a heat sink) is used to induce a temperature gradient across an interior surface of a storage tank (302). The storage tank stores a working fluid (e.g., a fuel, and oxidizer, or a monop...  
WO/2013/027038A1
There is disclosed a method of separating a mixture (e.g. dispersion) of oil and water into oil- rich and water-rich phases, the method comprising the steps: (i) selecting a mixture which comprises oil recovered from a subterranean forma...  
WO/2013/026869A1
The invention relates to a contact filter device for filtering untreated water (R) and delivering clean water (P), with a rectangular filter box (1) in which an admission shaft (7) is arranged on a wall of the filter box (1), and in whic...  
WO/2013/025356A3
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 fluid in an amount such that the number of me...  
WO/2013/025596A2
Disclosed is a process for the reduction of the electrical conductivity of a product mixture containing the oil and water phases resulting from the conversion of biomass to liquid products, including the at least partial breaking of any ...  
WO/2013/024136A1
Separating vessel for separating water and fuel, comprising a cylinder (1) with a feed line for a mixture of water and fuel, and also comprising a discharge line for fuel and a separate discharge line for water, wherein a float valve (8)...  
WO/2013/025596A3
Disclosed is a process for the reduction of the electrical conductivity of a product mixture containing the oil and water phases resulting from the conversion of biomass to liquid products, including the at least partial breaking of any ...  
WO/2013/025356A2
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 fluid in an amount such that the number of me...  
WO/2013/021362A3
The present invention relates to a Pickering destabilisation method. The present invention also relates to a method for phase separation, and specifically to a method for separating hydrocarbons for hydrocarbon extraction, as well as to ...  
WO/2013/021362A2
The present invention relates to a Pickering destabilisation method. The present invention also relates to a method for phase separation, and specifically to a method for separating hydrocarbons for hydrocarbon extraction, as well as to ...  
WO/2013/016952A1
A tubular oil-water separator and a spiral flow generator therefor. The spiral flow generator comprises flow guide slabs (31, 32, 33, 34) capable of being fixedly disposed along the peripheral direction of a tube (35), so that a spiral f...  
WO/2013/017939A3
A separation device comprising a series of separation chambers (6, 12, 18) successively connected to allow the flow of liquid therethrough in alternating downward and upward directions such that oils and/or fats coalesce and rise to a co...  
WO/2013/019587A3
Deep desulfurization of hydrocarbon feeds containing undesired organosulfur compounds to produce a hydrocarbon product having low levels of sulfur, i.e., 15 ppmw or less of sulfur, is achieved by hydrotreating the feed under mild conditi...  
WO/2013/017939A2
A separation device comprising a series of separation chambers (6, 12, 18) successively connected to allow the flow of liquid therethrough in alternating downward and upward directions such that oils and/or fats coalesce and rise to a co...  
WO/2013/018029A1
A separator (30) is disclosed. The separator (30) includes a gas/liquid separator vessel (44), an enclosure (150), a coalescer (152) and a demister (154). The gas/liquid separator vessel (44) has a first end (56), a second end (58), a fi...  
WO/2013/015901A1
A dynamic demulsification system to facilitate the removal of water from oil for use in a gas-oil separation plant (GOSP) which has a dehydrator vessel (151) in fluid communication with a desalter vessel which in turn is in fluid communi...  
WO/2012/177922A3
A method that includes clarifying a thin stillage product in a mechanical processor to produce a fine suspended solids stream and a clarified thin stillage is provided. The method further includes providing the thin stillage product and ...  
WO/2012/176130A1
A produced water treatment system that removes, step by step, oil contamination from produced water, to yield purified water for use as boiler feedwater. The system reduces the concentration of oil contamination a thousand fold by using ...  
WO/2012/177922A2
A method that includes clarifying a thin stillage product in a mechanical processor to produce a fine suspended solids stream and a clarified thin stillage is provided. The method further includes providing the thin stillage product and ...  
WO/2012/170333A1
An oil containment recovery dome including an upper containment portion and at least one bladder. The upper containment portion has an enclosure defined therein that is adapted to receive equipment used in conjunction with a well and to ...  
WO/2012/159181A1
The present invention relates to the use of mixtures of monoesters and diesters as coalescent agents. The monoesters and diesters according to the present invention are obtained by ethoxylation of fatty acids, and/or by direct esterifica...  
WO/2012/161767A1
A thermal phase separation simulator and method for testing chemicals is disclosed. The simulator comprises a circular block heater carousel (lO)mounted for rotation on a stage (20). The carousel includes a circular array of test wells (...  
WO/2012/159180A1
The present invention relates to green coalescent agent compositions composed of monoesters obtained by direct or indirect esterification of fatty acids of vegetable oils and alcohols from fusel oil. The fatty acids used in the present i...  
WO/2012/158606A1
Disclosed are tubular surface coalescers, systems, and methods for coalescing a mixture of two phases, namely a continuous phase and a dispersed phase. The disclosed tubular surface coalescers, systems, and methods include or utilize one...  
WO/2012/156800A3
A treatment process for an aqueous phase which contains oil droplets, which may be droplets of 10-50nm diameter in aqueous flow from a hydrocyclone separator, comprises bringing the water into contact with a surface subdivided into areas...  
WO/2012/154971A2
A method and system for metering liquid production at a well comprises an actuated back pressure control valve, a liquid pump, a liquid flow meter and a pressure sensor, both intermediate the liquid pump and the back pressure control val...  
WO/2012/154971A3
A method and system for metering liquid production at a well comprises an actuated back pressure control valve, a liquid pump, a liquid flow meter and a pressure sensor, both intermediate the liquid pump and the back pressure control val...  
WO/2012/146941A1
A cyclone separator (102) comprising a housing (104) defining a longitudinal vortex chamber (107), an inlet (105), a first phase outlet (112) spaced from the inlet (105) in the longitudinal direction of the vortex chamber (107), a second...  
WO/2012/142650A1
A phase splitter (14) for splitting phases of liquids, the phase splitter (14) characterised by an elongate body (16) having a generally convexly curved liquid-facing face (28) when viewed in transverse cross-section along a longitudinal...  
WO/2012/145414A2
An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy port...  
WO/2012/145763A3
Fluid filtration systems having gas introducer devices and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, for example, a fluid filtration system includes a chamber having an inlet and an outlet. A filter bel...  
WO/2012/142649A1
A re-entrainment prevention apparatus (18) for use in a settler area (12) of a mixer-settler, the re-entrainment prevention apparatus (18) comprising: at least one panel (28, 30) of generally vertical linearly-spaced barrier elements (31...  
WO/2012/142648A1
A distribution array (10) for use in a settler area (12) of a mixer-settler, the distribution array (10) characterised by: at least one panel (26, 28) of linearly-spaced barrier elements (30), wherein the depth of the barrier elements (3...  
WO/2012/145763A2
Fluid filtration systems having gas introducer devices and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, for example, a fluid filtration system includes a chamber having an inlet and an outlet. A filter bel...  
WO/2012/145414A3
An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy port...  
WO/2012/143104A1
The invention relates to a method for lubricating an expansion machine (30) in a thermodynamic cycle device, wherein the thermodynamic cycle device comprises the expansion machine, a feed pump (50), a lubricant separator (10) and a worki...  
WO/2012/145414A9
An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy port...  
WO/2012/141374A1
The present invention relates to a deep frying apparatus capable of separating and discharging carbonized matter, which holds oil and water, separated by the difference in the specific gravities thereof, in a deep frying chamber, and can...  
WO/2012/141585A1
The present invention relates to a removal device (10) for removing gas bubbles and/or dirt particles from a liquid in a liquid conduit system or for removing an undesired liquid from the liquid in the liquid conduit system, the removal ...  
WO/2012/136981A3
The invention relates to a method of preparing an oil absorbent composition. The method comprises heating and then de-mineralising a precursor plant material under conditions suitable to produce an oil absorbent composition comprising ch...  

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