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Derry D Sparlin, Robert E Crumb: Method for sealing a permeable subterranean formation. Continental Oil Company, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, July 12, 1977: US04034811 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for sealing a permeable subterranean formation, particularly adjacent to a wellbore, is disclosed. Briefly, the method comprises;


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Robert C Lindberg, James D Reedy, Kang Yang: Decomposition of halogenated organic compounds. Continental Oil Company, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, November 22, 1977: US04059683 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for decomposing halogenated organic compounds which comprises: (a) preheating the halogenated organic compound to a temperature above about 300.degree. C. and (b) contacting the preheated organic compound with a platinum catalyst in the presence of an oxidizing agent at a temperature of at ...


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Kang Yang, James D Reedy, John F Scamehorn: Decomposition of halogenated organic compounds. Continental Oil Company, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, November 22, 1977: US04059675 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for decomposing halogenated organic compounds which comprises: (a) preheating the halogenated organic compound to a temperature above about 300.degree. C. and (b) contacting the preheated organic compound with a catalytic amount of ruthenium in the presence of an oxidizing agent at a temper ...


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Bruce E Leach: Preparation of 2,6-xylenol and catalyst composition useful therefor. Conoco, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, October 7, 1980: US04227024 (16 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing 2,6-xylenol in high selectivity and a catalyst composition useful therein are disclosed. The process comprises reacting phenol, o-cresol or mixtures thereof with methanol in presence of water, hydrogen and a catalyst consisting essentially of Fe.sub.2 O.sub.3, SnO.sub.2, Cr.s ...


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Charles M Starks: Recovery of ethane and ethylene from gaseous mixtures. Continental Oil Company, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, July 12, 1977: US04035167 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for recovering ethane and ethylene from a gaseous mixture is disclosed. The method comprises: (1) contacting said gaseous mixture with a solvent to provide ethane- and ethylene-enriched solvent and (2) recovering from said enriched solvent said ethane and ethylene. The solvent used in the m ...


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Marvin L Peterson, Orwin G Maxson: Sacrificial anode apparatus. Conoco, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, May 6, 1980: US04201637 (14 worldwide citation)

A sacrificial anode apparatus for providing cathodic protection of metal structures, especially steel offshore platforms, is disclosed. The anode apparatus comprises (a) container for anode material, (b) anode material, and (c) means for continuously and/or periodically conveying said anode material ...


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Marvin L Peterson, Charles F Putnik, Orwin G Maxson: Sacrificial anode composition in cathodic protection process. Conoco, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, March 9, 1982: US04318787 (11 worldwide citation)

A composition which is particularly suitable for providing cathodic protection of metal structures is disclosed. The composition comprises a major amount of particulate anode material and a minor amount of a thixotropic carrier material. A method of using the composition is disclosed. Also, an appar ...


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Kaye L Motz: Waterflood method. Conoco, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, October 20, 1981: US04295980 (10 worldwide citation)

An improvement is disclosed in the method of recovering hydrocarbons from a subterranean formation by use of an aqueous mixture containing an alkali metal hydrocarbon sulfonate and a solubilizing agent (e.g. isobutanol). Briefly, the improvement comprises using as the sulfonate an alkali metal C.sub ...


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Gifford G McClaflin: Method of transporting viscous hydrocarbons. Conoco, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, January 27, 1981: US04246920 (9 worldwide citation)

An improvement in the method of transporting viscous hydrocarbons through pipes is disclosed. Briefly, the improvement comprises adding water, certain specific surfactants and a basic material to the hydrocarbon. The resulting emulsion has a much lower viscosity and is more easily transported.


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Carl D Kennedy, Gene E Nicks: Preparation of synthetic hydrocarbon lubricants. Continental Oil Company, Bayless E Rutherford Jr, April 10, 1979: US04148834 (9 worldwide citation)

This disclosure concerns an improved process for preparing a synthetic hydrocarbon lubricant composition, said composition consisting essentially of di-long-chain alkyl-substituted aromatic hydrocarbons. The improved process is directed to a two-step alkylation process, using linear mono-olefins as ...