04370150 is referenced by 49 patents and cites 17 patents.

Natural gas is improved for use as an engine fuel gas stream by treating with a membrane through which hydrogen sulfide and heavier hydrocarbons permeate preferentially. The reject gas is returned to the natural gas pipeline. The upgraded gas is used for engine fuel to operate the pipeline compressor. Treatment of the natural gas provides a cleaner, higher octane fuel for engine use, and reduces engine wear and failure.

Title
Engine performance operating on field gas as engine fuel
Application Number
180172
Publication Number
4370150
Application Date
August 11, 1981
Publication Date
January 25, 1983
Inventor
Roger W Fenstermaker
Bartlesville
OK, US
Assignee
Phillips Petroleum Company
OK, US
IPC
B01D 53/32
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