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Jacques Monnier, Guy Tourigny, Douglas W Soveran, Alfred Wong, Edmund N Hogan, Mark Stumborg: Conversion of biomass feedstock to diesel fuel additive. Natural Resources Canada, January 6, 1998: US05705722 (154 worldwide citation)

A process is described for producing additives for diesel fuels having high cetane numbers and serving as fuel ignition improvers. In the process, biomass feedstock selected from (a) tall oil containing less than 0.5 wt % ash, less than 25 wt % unsaponifiables, up to 50 wt % diterpenic acids and 30 ...


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Michio Ikura, Siamak Mirmiran, Maria Stanciulescu, Henry Sawatzky: Pyrolysis liquid-in-diesel oil microemulsions. Natural Resources Canada, October 13, 1998: US05820640 (50 worldwide citation)

A novel diesel engine fuel is in the form of a pyrolysis liquid-in-diesel oil microemulsion fuel comprising: (a) diesel oil in an amount sufficient to form a continuous phase in the composition; (b) a pyrolysis liquid forming a discontinuous phase in the composition, this pyrolysis liquid being a li ...


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Jan Z Galuszka, Safaa Fouda, Raj N Pandey, Shamsuddin Ahmed: Process for producing syngas and hydrogen from natural gas using a membrane reactor. Natural Resources Canada, June 10, 1997: US05637259 (50 worldwide citation)

Novel procedures are described for the production of syngas fuel intermediates from abundantly available natural gas. The novel procedures include: (a) providing a double tubular hydrogen transfer reactor having an inner tubular wall defining a heated reaction zone containing a catalyst and an outer ...


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Jan Piskorz, Desmond St A G Radlein, Piotr Majerski, Donald S Scott: Hydrotreating of heavy hydrocarbon oils in supercritical fluids. Natural Resources Canada, March 5, 1996: US05496464 (24 worldwide citation)

A process is described for hydrotreating a heavy hydrocarbon oil containing a substantial portion of material which boils above 524.degree. C. to form lower boiling materials, which comprises adding to the heavy hydrocarbon oil as solvent a paraffinic, isoparaffinic or cyclic paraffinic hydrocarbon ...


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Yicheng Long, Tadeusz Dabros, Hassan Hamza: NIR spectroscopy method for analyzing chemical process components. Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada represented by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada, June 27, 2006: US07067811 (20 worldwide citation)

A method is described for providing rapid on-line analyses of chemical compositions such as chemical process streams, utilizing near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy in combination with chemometrics. In the method, for each type of analysis to be conducted, a database is provided by analyzing a series of ...


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Abou Zaid Mamdouth, Graham Robert G, Freel Barry A, Boulard David C: Preparation of taxanes. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of, Canada Represented By, The Minister Of Natural Resources Canada Canadian Forest Service, Abou Zaid Mamdouth, Graham Robert G, Freel Barry A, Boulard David C, ANDERSON J Wayne, April 26, 2007: WO/2007/045093 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of isolating a mixture of taxanes from a bio-oil composition of a diterpenoid-containing biomass material is provided. The bio oil composition may be obtained from the genus Taxus or Austrotaxus. The method involves destructive distillation of the biomass to produce a bio oil composition, f ...


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Sophie Hosatte, Mouloud Amazouz, Roland Cõté: Cellulose/polymer composite enthalpy exchanger and method for its manufacture. Natural Resources Canada, Jones Tullar & Cooper, May 8, 2001: US06228506 (10 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a composite enthalpy exchanger useful for transferring or removing latent and sensible heat from a gaseous stream. This enthalpy exchanger consists of a cellulose-based substrate impregnated with a polymeric desiccant. Also provided is a method of manufacture of the enthalpy ...


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Khalid Hashmi, Hassan A Hamza, Kanti Lal Kar: Two-stage hydrocyclone system. Natural Resources Canada, June 24, 2003: US06582600 (10 worldwide citation)

A two-stage hydrocyclone system for separating oily fluids including a first stage hydrocyclone set up to produce a concentrated oil stream, while the second stage hydrocyclone is set up to optimize the production of clean water from the dirty water underflow stream of the first stage hydrocyclone. ...


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Slobodan Petrovic, John C Donini, Surjit Singh Thind, Shimin Tong, Alan Rodney Sanger: Electrochemical conversion of hydrocarbons. Natural Resources Canada, September 25, 2001: US06294068 (9 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus are described for producing higher hydrocarbons from lower hydrocarbons, e.g. by gas phase electrocatalytic polymerization of methane. This is done using an electrolysis cell having an anode chamber on one side of a solid electrolyte and a cathode chamber on the other side of ...


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Khalid A Hashmi, Hassan A Hamza, Wally I Friesen, Kanti L Kar, Martin T Thew: Hydrocyclone for separating immiscible fluids and removing suspended solids. Natural Resources Canada, January 12, 1999: US05858237 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a cyclone separator for separating oil and water and removing suspended solids. It comprises a generally cylindrical first portion with an open end and a closed end. A generally axial overflow outlet is provided in the closed end and a moveable member is associated with this ...



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