Ting S L Go, Richard F Miller: Method for minimizing fouling of heat exchanges. Atlantic Richfield Co, C R Reap, D M Kozak, J C Martin Jr, April 3, 1984: US04440625 (50 worldwide citation)

Hydrocarbon process equipment is protected against fouling by incorporating into the hydrocarbon being processed small amounts of a composition comprised of a dialkylhydroxylamine and an organic surfactant.

Daniel J Segalman: Electrode well method and apparatus. Atlantic Richfield Co, Robert M Betz, February 4, 1986: US04567945 (47 worldwide citation)

An electrode well is described which utilizes a hydraulic fracture filled with conductive proppant as an electrode of extended contact with a formation. A highly conductive section of cement liner around the casing delivers current to the proppant particles.

Le Khac Bi: Water-absorbing polymer composition.. Atlantic Richfield Co, February 4, 1987: EP0210754-A1 (45 worldwide citation)

A water-absorbing polymer composition which comprises a copolymer comprising recurring units of an alpha , beta -unsaturated monomer bearing two groups each independently selected from the group consisting of a carboxyl group and a group convertible to a carboxyl group, and recurring units of a copo ...

Gastinger Robert G, Jones Andrew C, Sofranko John A: Boron-promoted reducible metal oxide and methods for their use.. Atlantic Richfield Co, January 20, 1988: EP0253522-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

Compositions comprising boron-promoted reducible metal oxides (expecially reducible oxides of Mn) and optionally containing alkali and alkaline earth metal components are disclosed, as well as use thereof for hydrocarbon conversions characterized by formation of byproduct water. Particular processes ...

Anne M Gaffney: Methane conversion process. Atlantic Richfield Co, Phillips Petroleum Co, Craig E Larson, September 8, 1992: US05146027 (32 worldwide citation)

A method for converting methane to higher hydrocarbon products and coproduct water wherein a gas comprising methane and a gaseous oxidant are contacted with a nonacidic catalyst at temperatures within the range of about 700.degree. to 1200.degree. C. in the presence of a halogen promoter, the contac ...


White John F, Pollard Michael R: Non-digestible fat substitutes of low-caloric value.. Atlantic Richfield Co, January 27, 1988: EP0254547-A2 (29 worldwide citation)

Esterified epoxide-extended polyols (EEEPs) of the formula P(OH)a+c(EPO)n(FE)b where P is a polyol having a = 2-8 primary hydroxyls, c = 0-8 secondary and tertiary hydroxyls, a + c is in the range of 3-8, EPO is a C3-C6 epoxide, FE is a fatty acid acyl moiety, n is the minimum epoxylation index aver ...

Rhodes James F, Beatty Ronald L, Dziedzic Chester J: Reinforced ceramic cutting tools.. Atlantic Richfield Co, September 17, 1986: EP0194811-A2 (29 worldwide citation)

Cutting tools are disclosed which are comprised of composite bodies comprising a ceramic matrix reinforced by ceramic whiskers. The ceramic matrix may be alumina or silicon nitride, and may contain toughening components. The whiskers are preferably silicon carbide, but may be other known ceramic whi ...

John R Murphy, John S Babiec Jr, Joseph A Meyers: Polyurethane foam game ball, composition and process. Atlantic Richfield Co, C R Reap, D M Kozak, J C Martin Jr, June 12, 1984: US04454253 (28 worldwide citation)

An improved game ball is manufactured from a polyurethane foam prepared from a hydroxyl-containing diene polymer, a catalyst system comprised of a tin compound and a tertiary amine and a surfactant system comprised of a non-hydrolyzable silicone-polyether copolymer and a polydialkylsiloxane.

Martin P Grosboll, Paul H Dittmar: Bottoms visbreaking hydroconversion process. Atlantic Richfield Co, Donald L Traut, April 1, 1986: US04579646 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for hydroconverting a hydrocarbon chargestock having the steps of: heating the chargestock to produce a minor amount of coke; contacting the coke within the chargestock with a minor effective amount of an oil-soluble metal compound, the metal being selected from t ...