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Millicent Chen
Freddie Lee Massey, Deborah Ann Snell Tung, Millicent Louise Martin Shultz, Ben Duh, Charles Louis Kern Jr: Process to prepare a polyester resin. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, September 5, 2000: US06113997 (51 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed to prepare a polyester resin having a predetermined acetaldehyde (AA) content whereby the IV of the melt phase resin is constrained to a certain range resulting in a longer SSP time to achieve a higher level of IV for the resin with an AA content of 1 PPM or less. The resultan ...


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Thomas F Brownscombe, Howard L Fong, Zaida Diaz, Hoe H Chuah, Raymond L June, Kevin L Rollick, Thomas C Semple, Mark R Tompkin: Process for recycling mixed polymer containing polyethylene terephthalate. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, September 10, 1996: US05554657 (46 worldwide citation)

The invention described herein provides a process for recycling a mixed polymer recycle stream containing polyester polymers, particularly polyethylene terephthalate (PET) typically in the form of carbonated soft drink or other containers. This novel process includes the steps of: (1) contacting the ...


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Hendrik Martinus Wentinck, Arend Van Wolfswinkel: Fluid mixer and process using the same. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, July 25, 2000: US06092921 (40 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for mixing reactive fluids which are capable of ignition or explosion, at elevated temperature and pressure, for subsequent conversion by contact with a catalyst, such as a (partial) oxidation catalyst or in a combustion zone, comprising in sequence an upstream inlet end, a mixer, an expan ...


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Takashi Fujitsu, Koichi Kubo, Mitsuhiro Nagakari: Lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engines. Shell Research, Kim Muller, September 5, 2000: US06114288 (35 worldwide citation)

Lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engines having a high temperature shear viscosity of from 2.1 to less than 2.9 mPas wherein the lubricating base oil comprises 1) a zinc dialkyldithiophosphate, 2) a metallic detergent chosen from calcium alkylsalicylate and a mixture of calcium al ...


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Derek William Hodges, Hendrik Frans Grootjans, Jonathan Reynolds Dolby: Process of liquefying a gaseous, methane-rich feed to obtain liquefied natural gas. Shell Research, Kim Muller, August 14, 2001: US06272882 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process of liquefying a gaseous, methane-rich feed to obtain a liquefied product by supplying the gaseous, methane-rich feed at elevated pressure to a first tube side of a main heat exchanger at its warm end, cooling, liquefying and sub-cooling the gaseous, methane ...


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Arie P Den Hartog, Willem Van Vliet: Multi-bed downflow reactor. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, June 3, 1997: US05635145 (30 worldwide citation)

Multi-bed downflow reactor for the catalytic conversion of a liquid and/or a gas including a chamber arranged in between adjacent catalyst beds, which chamber includes a) at least one device for injecting an additional liquid and/or gas for controlling the temperature in the reactor, b) a collecting ...


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Peter W Lednor, Mathijs M G Senden, Gerardus P Van Der Zwet: Process for the preparation of hydrogen and carbon monoxide containing mixtures. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, May 13, 1997: US05628931 (29 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of a gaseous mixture containing hydrogen and carbon monoxide by autothermal reforming, comprising


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Paul Alfred Westbrook, Roderick Leonard Shulver: Nondestructive method for detection of defects and the condition of liners in polymer-lined pipes and equipment. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, May 30, 2000: US06067844 (22 worldwide citation)

The semi-permeable characteristics of polymeric liners may be used to characterize defects, if present, in loose liners contained inside piping and equipment. The use of polymer-lined equipment is common in the chemical, refining and other industries where the polymeric liner offers excellent chemic ...


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Krishnankutty Nair Padma Kumar, Peter William Lednor, Jean Paul Lange, Ronald Jan Schoonebeek, Katherine Searcy Roberts, Gerardus Petrus Van Der Zwet: Process for the catalytic partial oxidation of hydrocarbons using a certain catalyst support. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, August 19, 1997: US05658497 (21 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for the partial oxidation of a hydrocarbon feedstock to produce a hydrogen and carbon monoxide synthesis gas employing a temperature of 800.degree. C. or more, one or more inorganic oxide or oxides and space velocities of 500,000 Nl/kg/hr or higher. The catalyst is present on ...


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Ludovicus Leonardus Gerardus Jacobs, Peter William Lednor, Petrus Josephus Maria Van Loon, Marten Oosterveld, Koert Alexander Vonkeman: Process for the catalytic partial oxidation of hydrocarbons. Shell Oil Company, Kim Muller, June 17, 1997: US05639401 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for the catalytic partial oxidation of a hydrocarbon feedstock comprising contacting a feed comprising a hydrocarbon feedstock and an oxygen-containing gas with a catalyst at an elevated temperature under conditions such the catalyst will be susceptible to ...