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Ronald E Brown, Robert J Hogan, Daniel M Coombs, Simon G Kukes: Process for demetallizing and desulfurizing heavy crude oil. Phillips Petroleum Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, December 5, 1989: US04885080 (219 worldwide citation)

A heavy crude oil is fractionated into at least three liquid fractions which include a distillate fraction boiling in the 400.degree. F.-650.degree. F. range and a 650.degree. F.+ boiling range residuum. The distillate cut is hydrodesulfurized and the residuum is hydrodemetallized. The cuts thus hyd ...


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Michael W Carrell, Stephen H Gericke: Intravenous catheter placement device. Safe Medical Devices, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, July 31, 1990: US04944728 (181 worldwide citation)

An intravenous catheter placement device which includes a tubular catheter section concentrically surrounding an elongated tubular needle which has a bias cut point projecting from one end of the catheter section with the bias cut point of the needle being used to lead the catheter section into a bl ...


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Daniel Jolliff, Michael W Hahn, Dean C Oldham: Cash register gaming device. Continental Brokers and Consultants, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, August 8, 1989: US04854590 (103 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor gaming device for use in combination with a cash register which makes a random selection of prize or no prize conditions upon each actuation of the cash register, and which includes a visual display showing prize or no prize selection for each transaction as well as a printer assemb ...


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Gary D Henley, Larry B Milner, Clifford A Dowdy: Arthroscopic surgical practice. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, April 30, 1991: US05010876 (94 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for providing a disposable, sterile cable connector and camera head for use in endoscopic surgery. A novel camera head design is disclosed in combination with the requisite connector cable, and such camera head/cable is adapted for initial sterility and sterile packaging for sub ...


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James R McArthur: Device for positioning and stabbing casing from a remote selectively variable location. John Harrel, Charlena Harrel, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, September 17, 1991: US05049020 (89 worldwide citation)

A casing stabbing apparatus which includes a derrick bracket subassembly for attachment to a derrick, and a boom having an end pivotally connected to the bracket assembly for pivotation about a vertical axis and about a horizontal axis. A pair of arcuate casing gripping jaws is pivotally connected t ...


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James R McArthur: Device for positioning and stabbing casing from a remote selectively variable location. John Harrel, Charlena Harrel, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, May 1, 1990: US04921386 (87 worldwide citation)

A casing stabbing apparatus which includes a derrick bracket subassembly for attachment to a derrick, and a boom having an end pivotally connected to the bracket assembly for pivotation about a vertical axis and about a horizontal axis. A pair of arcuate casing gripping jaws is pivotally connected t ...


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Karl H Bergey Jr, Michael L S Bergey: Windmill. Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, September 22, 1981: US04291235 (86 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to an improved windmill design that combines the blade and rotor support system with the electrical generating system in such a way as to simplify the windmill construction. Specifically, it eliminates the need for shafts, gears, and other coupling devices between th ...


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Kevin D Perdue: Apparatus and procedure for blind alignment of fasteners extended through transverse holes in an orthopedic locking nail. Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, July 18, 1989: US04848327 (85 worldwide citation)

A method for placing screws in an orthopedic nail used in setting fractures of the long bones of the body. A fluoroscope assembly is used initially to develop an image on a monitor. This image enables the physician to adjust the fluoroscope assembly until the x-rays from the fluoroscope are propagat ...


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Royice B Everett: Medical method for applying high energy light and heat for gynecological sterilization procedures. MyriadLase, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, September 15, 1992: US05147353 (82 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for sterilizing a female patient. The method includes inserting into the patient's uterus an elongated light transmitting conduit having a heat generating device on a distal end thereof. The heat generating device has a light transmitting aperture extending through a forward por ...


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Edward E Vargo: Quick-disconnect coupling. Central Machine and Tool Co, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, February 7, 1989: US04802694 (80 worldwide citation)

A quick-disconnect coupling for connecting two sections of pipeline or other tubular conduit to each other, including a female coupler carrying a sleeve which is provided with at least one opening therethrough, and which has a locking handle mounted thereon for pivotation about a horizontal axis. Th ...



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