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Nathan H Canter, Max L Robbins, Edward G Baker: Polymer-microemulsion complexes for the enhanced recovery of oil. Exxon Research and Engineering Company, James H Takemoto, October 12, 1982: US04353806 (91 worldwide citation)

A polymer-microemulsion complex useful for the enhanced recovery of crude oil is disclosed. The polymer is polyethylene oxide or polyvinyl pyrrolidone and interacts with the surfactant of the microemulsion to form a physical association. The resulting complex is characterized by a complexation energ ...


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Slyvain S Hantzer, Kenneth Lloyd Riley: Hydroprocessing using bulk group VIII/group vib catalysts. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, James H Takemoto, George B Georgellis, Jeremy J Kliebert, July 6, 2004: US06758963 (71 worldwide citation)

A process for preparing a lubricating oil basestock containing at least about 90% saturates. The process employs a bulk catalyst comprising at least one non-noble Group VIII metal and two Group VIB metals and wherein said metal catalyst further comprises a non-noble Group VIII molybdate in which at ...


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Edward W Funk, Walter G May, James C Pirkle Jr: Solvent extraction process for tar sands. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, James H Takemoto, August 31, 1982: US04347118 (62 worldwide citation)

A solvent extraction process for tar sands is disclosed wherein a low boiling solvent having a normal boiling point of from 20.degree. to 70.degree. C. is used to extract tar sands. The solvent is mixed with tar sands in a dissolution zone, the solvent:bitumen weight ratio being maintained at from a ...


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Nathan H Canter, Max L Robbins, Edward G Baker: Oil recovery process using polymer microemulsion complexes. Exxon Research and Engineering Co, James H Takemoto, November 23, 1982: US04360061 (58 worldwide citation)

A process for the enhanced recovery of oil from a subterranean formation using a polymer-microemulsion complex is disclosed. The polymer is polyethylene oxide or polyvinyl pyrrolidone and interacts with the surfactant of the microemulsion to form a physical association. The resulting complex is char ...


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Kenneth L Trachte, Jacob B Angelo, Keith K Aldous: Catalytic reduction of acidity of crude oils in the absence of hydrogen. Exxon Research and Engineering Company, James H Takemoto, February 16, 1999: US05871636 (47 worldwide citation)

A process for reducing the acidity of acidic crude oils by contacting the crude oil with a hydrotreating catalyst in the absence of hydrogen.


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James R Sweet, Tan Jen Chen, Charles P Darnell: Membrane process for increasing conversion of catalytic cracking or thermal cracking units (LAW011). Exxon Research & Engineering Company, Joseph J Allocca, James H Takemoto, June 3, 1997: US05635055 (44 worldwide citation)

The yield and quality of products secured from cracking units is increased by the process of subjecting the product stream secured from such cracking unit to a selective aromatics removal process and recycling the recovered aromatics lean (saturates rich) stream to the cracking unit whereby such sat ...


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William A Wachter, Vinh T Nguyen: Mesoporous FCC catalyst formulated with gibbsite and rare earth oxide. Exxon Research and Engineering Company, James H Takemoto, February 8, 2000: US06022471 (41 worldwide citation)

A FCC catalyst having improved coke selectivity and a FCC process for converting hydrocarbon feedstocks to lower boiling products. The catalyst comprises a crystalline aluminosilicate zeolite, gibbsite, rare earth metal compound and a silica matrix prepared from at least one of a silica sol made by ...


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Katsuya Arai, Toshikazu Tsukada, Hirotaka Tomizawa: Lubricating oil composition containing friction modifier and corrosion inhibitor. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, James H Takemoto, October 18, 1994: US05356547 (39 worldwide citation)

An improved lubricating oil composition having a low coefficient of friction and reduced copper corrosion comprising (a) lubricating oil basestock, (b) 0.01 to less than 0.2% by weight, based on the oil composition, of at least one organomolybdenum compound selected from the group consisting of sulf ...


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William J Murphy: Conversion of hydrocarbons using microwave radiation. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, James H Takemoto, January 11, 1994: US05277773 (36 worldwide citation)

C.sub.1+ hydrocarbons can be effectively converted to primarily unsaturated hydrocarbon and hydrogen by subjecting the C.sub.1+ hydrocarbon to microwave radiation in the presence of water and at least one plasma initiator that is capable of initiating an electric discharge in an electromagnetic fiel ...


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Ian A Cody, Douglas R Boate, William J Murphy, Daniel P Leta: Hydroconversion process for making lubricating oil basestocks. Exxon Research and Engineering Co, James H Takemoto, August 10, 1999: US05935417 (33 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a lubricating oil basestock having at least 90 wt. % saturates and a VI of at least 105 by selectively hydroconverting a raffinate from a solvent extraction zone in a two step hydroconversion zone followed by a hydrofinishing zone and a dewaxing zone.