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WO/2019/204736A1
Disclosed are example efficient circuits that produce spark discharges for hydrocarbon conversion (or treatment of other mixtures) using a high-voltage rectified DC supply to discharge a capacitor (either internal or external) across a t...  
WO/2019/172862A1
A method of preparing hydrocarbon raw material, which comprises mixing hydrocarbon raw material with water and adding, when necessary, any additives or components until a water-hydrocarbon emulsion is obtained. According to the claimed i...  
WO/2019/155183A1
We disclose a process for purification of hydrocarbons, suitable for a wide range of contexts such as refining bunker fuels to yield low-sulphur fuels, cleaning of waste engine oil (etc) to yield a usable hydrocarbon product, recovery of...  
WO/2019/151799A1
The present invention relates to a method for treating polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in an insulating oil containing PCBs, in which biodegradation can be carried out by administering a certain microbial cell and culturing same under c...  
WO/2019/139880A1
Systems and methods for treating a rag layer in a gas oil separation plant. The method includes withdrawing the rag layer from a vessel proximate an oil water interface; conveying the rag layer to a separation device, the separation devi...  
WO/2019/118112A1
Oxygenases and methods of biologically upgrading hydrocarbon streams, such as crude oil, using oxygenases are provided herein. The oxygenases can be used to remove impurities such as metals, heteroatoms, or asphaltenes from a hydrocarbon...  
WO/2019/118113A1
Dioxygenases and methods of biologically upgrading hydrocarbon streams, such as crude oil, using dioxygenases are provided herein. The dioxygenases can be used to remove impurities such as metals, heteroatoms, or asphaltenes from a hydro...  
WO/2019/118111A1
Nickel -binding proteins and methods of biologically upgrading hydrocarbon streams, such as crude oil, using nickel -binding proteins are provided herein. The nickel-binding proteins can be used to remove impurities such as metals and/or...  
WO/2018/148265A3
The present invention provides environmentally-friendly compositions and methods for reducing the viscosity of crude oil using microorganisms and/or biosurfactants produced by microorganisms.  
WO/2019/013957A1
Electro-kinetic separation processes for removing solid particles from hydrocracker process streams are provided herein.  
WO/2018/237137A1
The subject invention provides microbe-based products, as well as their use to improve oil well production and increase the value of heavy crude oil. Specifically, the subject invention provides cultivated yeast products, which can be ap...  
WO/2018/231791A1
The subject invention provides microbe-based products, as well as their use to improve oil production and refining efficiency by, for example, remediating the disposable layers in oil tanks and other oil storage units. In preferred embod...  
WO/2018/226723A1
It has been discovered that contaminants such as metals and/or amines can be transferred from a hydrocarbon phase to a water phase in an emulsion breaking process by using a composition that contains water-soluble C5-C12 polyhy-droxy car...  
WO/2018/194900A1
Apparatuses and processes for use in electrostatic filtration are provided. The apparatuses and processes provided herein promote effective and efficient removal of solid matters even in feeds containing a relatively substantial amount o...  
WO/2018/144037A1
A system for crude oil desalting and dehydration in a single vessel is disclosed. The system comprises a pressure vessel defining a cavity and comprising a sealed bulkhead separating the cavity into a first compartment and a second compa...  
WO/2018/125753A1
Methods, processes, systems, or apparatus are provided to remove contaminants such as metals and chlorine present in a pyrolysis stream to form reduced-contaminant liquid biomass. In certain embodiments, for example, a metal chelating ag...  
WO/2018/115482A1
A method for treating petroleum, petroleum fraction, or natural gas, the process comprising: adding a) a first component which is selected from material, particularly roots, of a plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza, and/or an arbuscular mycor...  
WO/2018/070481A1
The purpose of the present invention is to collect an oil from a crude oil sludge de-sludged from a tank in a larger quantity and more efficiently while improving various problems arising during the de-sludging of the crude oil sludge fr...  
WO/2018/002355A1
The present invention relates to a vegetable oil, particularly a lubricating vegetable oil, treated, for example, by electrical discharges, characterised in that it has a dynamic viscosity of between 700 mPa.s and1400 mPa.s and a relaxat...  
WO/2018/005443A1
Embodiments of the disclosure include processes using microwave heating to promote the separation of components of crude oil. In some embodiments, microwave-heated water may be used to heat the interphase between the gas phase and the oi...  
WO/2018/002340A1
The invention relates to a vegetable oil, particularly a lubricating vegetable oil, treated, for example, by electrical discharges, characterised in that it has a dynamic viscosity greater than or equal to 1900 mPa.s and a relaxation tim...  
WO/2017/186484A1
The invention relates to a process for treating a hydrocarbon feedstock that makes it possible to obtain a heavy hydrocarbon fraction with a low sulfur content, said process comprising the following steps: a) a step of hydrodemetallizati...  
WO/2017/100868A1
The invention refers to a catalytic additive to hydrocarbon liquid fuels, providing refinement and improvement of the quality of liquid fuels, in particular of residual marine, heating and diesel fuels and finds application in oil proces...  
WO/2016/175683A3
The invention relates to treating liquids with electric fields and can be used in thermal engineering, public utilities, agriculture, construction, medicine, everyday life, and transportation. The present method of treating liquids invol...  
WO/2017/001539A1
The present disclosure refers to a process and a process plant for extraction of metals from a hydrocarbon mixture obtained from a gasification or pyrolysis process, comprising the steps of combining said hydrocarbon mixture with an aque...  
WO/2015/156745A9
This invention relates to an improved new generation simplified device, formed of a nonmagnetic cylindrical shaped brass filled outer complete body consisting 2 inlet and outlet nozzles, which are connected to the pipe lines, for treatme...  
WO/2016/171952A1
A method for optimizing a desalting process in which a hydrocarbon feedstock is passed to a desalter through a line under a set of conditions, the hydrocarbon feedstock containing a hydrocarbon fluid, water and a salt, said method compri...  
WO/2016/134476A1
The present disclosure describes a method and apparatus for refining hydrocarbons. The method includes treating feedstock hydrocarbons at a low temperature with electromagnetic (EM) energy for vaporizing selected hydrocarbons. The select...  
WO/2016/128554A1
The invention concerns a method (100) for recovering and/or recycling a bituminous product by means of pulsed power, the bituminous product comprising bitumen and elements to be separated, involving the following steps: - supplying (101)...  
WO/2016/060771A1
Methods are provided for removing fine particles from crude oils extracted from mined oil sands using a non-aqueous extraction solvent. A bitumen derived from non-aqueous extraction of oil from oil sands can undergo optional physical sep...  
WO/2016/057356A1
Low-water content organic phases can be difficult to achieve at high fluxes when water is present in an emulsified form, such as in a water-in-oil emulsion. Processes for de-emulsifying a fluid stream containing emulsified water, such as...  
WO/2016/057359A1
Decreasing the water content of an organic phase can often be desirable, but low water levels can be difficult to achieve at high fluxes when the water is present in an emulsified form, such as in a water-in-oil emulsion. Processes for d...  
WO/2016/053069A1
The invention relates to petroleum processing and can be used in the petroleum production and refining industry to improve petroleum transport conditions and the degree of separation of water-petroleum emulsions. The technical result, na...  
WO/2016/046578A1
The device for treating crude oil or heavy fuel oil with a method that can lower the pour point to at least 0°C, and crude oil or heavy fuel oil treated thusly maintain this property for at least one year. The present invention describe...  
WO/2016/007359A1
A system and method for cleaning sulfur and other pollutants from bunker oil to be used for fuel in large cargo ships is described. Preferably, the system includes two or more stages having a mixer to create an emulsion of oil and water....  
WO/2015/193689A1
A method for synthesising hydrocarbons from carbon and hydrogen, at least one of which is a first product of a dissociation in which a second product is produced that could combine with at least one of the carbon and hydrogen, comprising...  
WO/2015/160521A1
A desalter system is configured to separate water from an oil/water mixture and maintain an oil/water interface within the system at acceptable levels. In one embodiment, the desalter system includes a pressure vessel, a plurality of ele...  
WO/2015/156745A1
This invention relates to an improved new generation simplified device, formed of a nonmagnetic cylindrical shaped brass filled outer complete body consisting 2 inlet and outlet nozzles, which are connected to the pipe lines, for treatme...  
WO/2015/140636A1
The invention relates generally to a method for cracking and/or demulsification of hydrocarbons and/or fatty acids in emulsions, wherein these hydrocarbons and/or fatty acids in emulsions are exposed to an electromagnetic field created b...  
WO/2015/140058A1
The invention relates to a device and method for producing one or more organic compounds having a boiling point of 15°C or higher from a methane-containing gas by plasma reaction.  
WO/2015/142330A1
Apparatus for microwave heating of hydrocarbon fluid inside a resonant cavity where the hydrocarbon fluid is loaded into a pipe that extends through the resonant cavity between an inlet and outlet with a central point located centrally t...  
WO/2015/100356A1
An apparatus for transmitting an electrical current through a treating vessel. The vessel may be under pressure. The treating vessel contains a series of electrically charged plates. An internal portion of the treating vessel contains a ...  
WO/2015/094651A1
A petroleum desalting process in which the role played by the oil/bulk-resolved-water interface in the dehydration of the stabilized emulsion which forms in the desalter is recognized. The desalting process is improved by introducing the...  
WO/2015/075639A1
A method of processing a carbonaceous material in the form of carbonaceous fines is provided in which the carbonaceous material is treated with micro-algae to adsorb the micro-algae onto the carbonaceous material followed by heating in a...  
WO/2015/044449A1
A method of treating crude oil comprising depleting the content of aromatic hydrocarbons comprising contacting the crude oil with super-paramagnetic or paramagnetic nanoparticles comprising chemical functional groups. The method increase...  
WO/2014/113195A3
Systems and methods are provided for using field enhanced separations to produce multiple fractions from a petroleum input. A liquid thermal diffusion and/or electric field separation is used to produce the fractions. The fractions can t...  
WO/2014/202617A1
The present invention relates to a device (10) for treating at least one liquefiable substance (12) corresponding to solidified petroleum products, said device being provided with an intake assembly (15) comprising: - at least one intake...  
WO/2014/145349A3
The present invention provides various systems, methods and apparatuses for recovering mining fluids, providing enhanced oil recovery and treating produced water. Plasma arc torches and electrolysis cells are used in various combinations...  
WO/2014/173672A1
A method for magnetic/electrostatic/electromagnetic treatment of fluids consisting of three separate phases that are spatially and temporally decoupled, wherein in the first phase, a magnetic/electrostatic/electromagnetic field is applie...  
WO/2014/152612A1
The thermochemical conversion of biomass material to one or more reaction products includes generating thermal energy with at least one heat source, providing a volume of feedstock, providing a volume of supercritical fluid, transferring...  

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