04239052 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 8 patents.

An improvement in the method of transporting viscous hydrocarbons through pipes is disclosed. Briefly, the improvement comprises adding water containing an effective amount of a combination of an ethoxylated alkyl phenol and a low molecular weight alkaryl sulfonate. The resulting emulsion has a lower viscosity and is more easily transported.

Title
Method of transporting viscous hydrocarbons
Application Number
6/13357
Publication Number
4239052
Application Date
February 21, 1979
Publication Date
December 16, 1980
Inventor
Gifford G McClaflin
Ponca City
OK, US
Agent
Bayless E Rutherford Jr
Assignee
Conoco
OK, US
IPC
F17D 1/17
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