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WO/2012/010754A1
The present invention relates to a process and to a plant for dehydrating a liquid or gaseous effluent, in which the following steps are carried out: the effluent is neutralized by at least one of the following caustic brines: caustic so...  
WO/2012/012232A1
A method and apparatus for an improved dewatering tank system that allows for safely controlling a water stream exiting the dewatering tank system. The apparatus can include a sound velocity detector, a control system, and a control elem...  
WO/2011/163155A2
Disclosed and claimed is a method of demulsifying an emulsion comprising water and oil. The method comprises adding an effective amount of a composition comprising at least one substantially fully quaternized ammonium adduct of polyephal...  
WO/2011/156084A1
A process for testing the effectiveness of demulsifying additives on oil/water emulsions includes adding samples containing differing combinations of oil, water and demulsifier to a plurality of elongate reactor vials, wherein each the e...  
WO/2011/112102A1
It is described a method for treating a flow of fluid hydrocarbons containing water wherein the flow of fluid hydrocarbons is introduced into a first separator separating at least free water from said flow of fluid hydrocarbons, wherein ...  
WO/2011/094254A1
The present invention provides tor a demulsifying composition comprising a blend of a) an emulsion; and b) a demulsifying-effective amount of a non- crosslinked silicon polyether. The present invention also provides for a method for sepa...  
WO/2011/086522A1
There is provided a process, and a device, for the treatment of crude oil, component(s) of crude, or mixtures thereof, to convert components of said hydrocarbon liquid to products having boiling points that are lower than the boiling poi...  
WO/2011/077198A1
The invention relates to a system for the dehydration and desalination of hydrocarbons, comprising: a tank (1); a water column (2); a distributor (3) for the hydrocarbon to be treated, located in the lower part of the tank; and a pump (4...  
WO/2011/059321A1
The present invention is related to a device and method for purifying a polluted viscous crude oil product. The device and method according to the invention distinguish themselves because the crude oil product to be purified is subjected...  
WO/2011/042605A1
Separation media, separation modules and methods are provided for separating water from a water and hydrocarbon emulsion and include a fibrous nonwoven coalescence layer for receiving the water and hydrocarbon emulsion and coalescing the...  
WO/2011/035854A1
The invention relates to the use of alkoxylated cyclic diamines, the reactive groups of which are alkoxylated by means of at least one C2 to C4 alkylene oxide, and the average degree of alkoxylation of which is between 1 and 200 alkylene...  
WO/2011/025584A1
A system and method for removing and managing water in liquid hydrocarbons is disclosed. The system and method utilize a water absorbent filter, such as one that utilizes super absorbent polymers, cellulose, cotton or other suitable mate...  
WO/2011/006312A1
Process for purifying oil products, especially process for purifying pyrolysis oil and waste oil of waste rubber and waste plastic at ambient temperature and pressure, is provided. The process comprises adding a purifying agent containin...  
WO/2010/151392A1
In one aspect, the present invention provides a subsea separation vessel for the separation of a mixture comprising oil and water comprising (a) at least one inlet for introducing a oil-water mixture; (b) a flow path for conducting the o...  
WO/2010/150234A2
The invention relates to a method for treating hydrocarbons, said method including: providing an initial hydrocarbon stream including water; adding a liquid solvent into the initial hydrocarbon stream so as to provide an intermediate hyd...  
WO/2010/134821A1
An emulsion treating apparatus for separating an emulsion of emulsified produced water droplets and oil comprises a generally horizontal and elongate vessel (10) constructed and arranged for longitudinal flow of emulsion therethrough and...  
WO/2010/134822A1
An emulsion treating apparatus for separating an emulsion of emulsified produced water droplets and oil, comprising a generally horizontal and elongate vessel (10) constructed and arranged for longitudinal flow of emulsion therethrough a...  
WO/2010/126717A1
A method for treating an interface rag includes the steps of removing a volume of rag at a controlled rate from an upstream rag source and passing the rag through a high pressure pump and a heater. The heater heats the rag to a temperatu...  
WO/2010/124773A1
The invention relates to the use of copolymers which can be obtained by the polymerization of monomers (A) and (B), (A) being a monomer of formula (I), wherein A represents a C2 to C4 alkylene group, B represents a C2 to C4 alkylene grou...  
WO/2010/124772A1
The invention relates to polymers which contain structural units of monomers (A) according to formula (I), wherein A represents a C2 to C4 alkylene group, R1 represents hydrogen or methyl, and k is a number of 1 to 1000, and to the use t...  
WO/2010/114552A1
The present invention provides compositions, systems and methods for demulsifying an emulsion including an aqueous phase and an organic phase by adding an effective amount of a composition comprising at least one quaternary organopolysil...  
WO/2010/101965A2
Recovering crude oil by separating and removing valuable hydrocarbon, water and solid components from sludge or an emulsion. A sludge or an emulsion with added reagents of predefined ratio is received to form a mixture for treatment. The...  
WO/2010/076253A1
The invention relates to the use of non-dendrimer, highly functional, hyperbranched polyesters and polycarbonates, which can be obtained by reacting (i) at least one aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, araliphatic, or aromatic dicarboxylic acid (...  
WO/2010/069075A1
In various aspects, the invention provides for processing a hydrocarbon feed having hydrocarbon and emulsified aqueous components demulsifying into hydrocarbon and aqueous phases over an initial demulsification time, with an active agent...  
WO/2010/052108A1
A wash separator (1) comprises a vessel (2) containing a first fluid (3) and a second fluid (4) whereby the second fluid (4) has a differentdensity from the first fluid (3). The first fluid (3) is immiscible with the second fluid (4) and...  
WO/2010/044987A2
This invention relates to devices and processes for removing asphaltenes and/or metals from crude oil to increase refinery processing of heavy materials. The desaiters of this invention reduce and/or remove at least a portion of asphalte...  
WO/2010/030867A1
The present invention includes the use of anhydride compositions, including alkyl and aryl anhydrides, for use as a demulsifier in resolving water external emulsions of water and oil and complex emulsions of water and oil. In particular,...  
WO/2010/024682A1
The invention relates to a method for two-step separation of water, salt and particles from a hydraulic fluid by the use of a control unit (1). The hydraulic fluid is carried into a reservoir oil tank (4) with an electrostatic coalescer ...  
WO/2010/014390A2
This invention relates to compounds and methods for making and breaking emulsions of water and hydrocarbons with asphaltenes. The solutes of this invention include chaotropes and kosmotropes, which decrease or increase the order of water...  
WO/2010/008911A2
A small-scale dynamic simulator for crude oil refinery desalters has a pressurized oil deviblis configured to hold a supply of crude oil and a water deviblis configured to hold a supply of wash water. At least one chemical feed pump sele...  
WO/2010/004266A1
The invention provides a method of phase separation of a hydrocarbon containing mixed phase fluid composition into at least two separted fluid phases which method comprises introducing (8) a hydrocarbon-containing composition into a phas...  
WO/2009/148979A2
The present invention includes the use of anhydride compositions, including alkyl and aryl anhydrides, for use as a denmlsifĎŠer in resolving emulsions of water and oil. In particular, the anhydride composition can be used alone or in a ...  
WO/2009/130196A1
The invention relates to a method for separating oil/water emulsions, especially oil/water emulsions of crude oils that are rich in asphalt, using demulsifiers and at least bidentate complexing agents, preferably complexing agents having...  
WO/2009/112379A1
Disclosed is the use of alkoxylated polyalkanolamines as demulsifiers for breaking oil-water emulsions, in particular crude oil emulsions.  
WO/2009/114747A1
A nozzle assembly and related methods for separating hydrocarbon emulsions in a fluid is provided. The nozzle assembly comprises an impingement plate into which hydrocarbon emulsions are ejected causing large emulsion particles in the fl...  
WO/2009/114449A2
A method of separating gaseous components, heavier liquid components and lighter liquid components of a stream including the steps of conducting the stream between spaced apart electrodes in a treatment vessel, supplying from a voltage s...  
WO/2009/108310A1
It has been discovered that jet fuel containing enhanced thermal stability additives and water can be delivered with a final water content of 15 ppm or less via existing jet fuel distribution system by controlling the fuel flow rate thro...  
WO/2009/101436A1
An apparatus for applying electromagnetic energy to a dielectric fluid includes a chamber (20) to contain the dielectric fluid. A at least three parallel or coaxial electrode plates (401-409) is arranged within the chamber to apply subst...  
WO/2009/099687A1
A method for identifying contaminants within a liquid hydrocarbon media containing contaminants (20) includes adding an optical tag to a water wash, adding the tagged water wash (10) to the liquid hydrocarbon media, emulsifying the liqui...  
WO/2009/097061A1
A method for breaking a crude oil emulsion includes treating the emulsion at an elevated temperature with a demulsifier. The demulsifier contains at least 70 percent by weight of ethylene oxide, 3-hydroxypropylene oxide, or a mixture and...  
WO/2009/070247A1
A method of drying liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons by contacting a feed stream of the hydrocarbon with an aqueous solution of a salt drying agent prior to passing the stream through a salt dryer to remove part of the water in the stream....  
WO/2009/070255A2
A method for the removal of dissolved water or water and ice from hydrocarbon liquids such as petroleum refinery fuels or natural gas liquids in a manner which enables the fuels to be readily treated by the coalescence/separation techniq...  
WO/2009/058027A1
The present invention provides a method and a system for treatment and transportation of a flow of fluid hydrocarbons containing free water flowing trough a treatment and transportation system including a pipeline. The flow of hydrocarbo...  
WO/2009/058538A1
A method for reducing and re-using waste heat and water resulting from thermal hydrocarbon recovery operations involving accessing a hot water stream produced in a thermal hydrocarbon recovery operation; vaporizing water from the water s...  
WO/2009/047210A1
The invention relates to the use of non-dendrimer, hyperbranched polyesters and/or polyester amides, comprising alkyl- and/or alkenyl-substituted succinic acid moieties, as demulsifiers for separating oil-in-water emulsions, especially c...  
WO/2009/020598A1
A multi-layer membrane structure including a crosslinked polymeric membrane, such as a crosslinked polyvinyl sulfate membrane or a crosslinked copolymer polyvinyl sulfate and polyvinyl alcohol membrane, is provided. The membrane structur...  
WO/2009/020599A1
A multi-layer membrane structure including a crosslinked polymeric membrane, such as a crosslinked polyvinyl sulfate membrane or a crosslinked copolymer polyvinyl sulfate and polyvinyl alcohol membrane, is provided. The membrane structur...  
WO/2009/018291A1
A method of facilitating separation of hydrocarbon from a mixture comprising 5 hydrocarbons and water is disclosed. The mixture is exposed to a composition comprising at least certain polymeric surfactants such that at least a portion of...  
WO/2009/004206A2
The invention relates to a device and a method for removing a compound related to the production of bio-diesel resulting from a transesterification step, said compound being ethanol or methanol or water, that comprises a stripping column...  
WO/2008/156537A1
A separation process for separating two or more immiscible liquids using fiber-film technology (fiber-film coalescer) is disclosed. This separation process is especially useful in the separation of disulfide oil formed during the oxidati...  

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