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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 (221 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 (196 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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Robert E Schwartz, Samuel O Napier, Andrew P Jones, Roger K Noble: Low NO.sub.x formation burner apparatus and methods. John Zink Company A Division of Koch Engineering Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, March 23, 1993: US05195884 (120 worldwide citation)

Improved low NO.sub.x formation gas burner apparatus and methods of burning uel are provided. The burner apparatus includes a refractory burner tile having a base portion and a wall portion, the wall portion extending into the furnace, surrounding a central area of the base portion and having exteri ...


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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 (108 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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Daniel Jolliff, Michael W Hahn, Dean C Oldham: Cash register gaming device. Continental Brokers and Consultants, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, August 8, 1989: US04854590 (104 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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Robert E Schwartz, Richard T Waibel, Paul M Rodden, Samuel O Napier: Methods and apparatus for burning fuel with low NO.sub.x formation. John Zink Company a Division of Koch Engineering Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, October 13, 1992: US05154596 (97 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and burner apparatus are provided for discharging mixtures f fuel and air into furnace spaces wherein said mixtures are burned and flue gases having low NO.sub.x content are formed therefrom. The methods basically comprise discharging a first fuel mixture containing a portion of the ...


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Robert E Schwartz, Richard T Waibel, Paul M Rodden, Samuel O Napier: Methods and apparatus for burning fuel with low NO.sub.x formation. John Zink Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, March 24, 1992: US05098282 (93 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and burner apparatus are provided for discharging mixtures of fuel and air into furnace spaces wherein said mixtures are burned and flue gases having low NO.sub.x content are formed therefrom. The methods basically comprise discharging a first fuel mixture containing a portion of th ...


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James E O Connor, William B Beaulieu: Method of joining two thermoplastic articles. Phillips Petroleum Company, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, August 9, 1988: US04761871 (92 worldwide citation)

Methods and fasteners are provided for joining thermoplastic articles and for connecting a single thermoplastic article to a non-thermoplastic substrate. A first thermoplastic article and a second thermoplastic article can be placed against each other, and then localized adjacent portions of the art ...


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Edward E Vargo: Quick-disconnect coupling. Central Machine and Tool Co, Laney Dougherty Hessin & Beavers, February 7, 1989: US04802694 (90 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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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 (90 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 ...