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Donald M Fenton: Recarbonation of spent oil shale. Union Oil Company of California, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, Dean Sandford, April 5, 1977: US04016239 (228 worldwide citation)

Spent oil shale from retorting operations, containing water-soluble alkaline oxides such as calcium oxide is subjected to a recarbonation process in order to reduce its alkalinity and thereby prevent ecological damage to plant and aquatic animal life which could result from alkaline leachings derive ...


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John W Ward, Texas V Inwood: Alkylation of aromatic hydrocarbons. Union Oil Company of California, Dean Sandford, Lannas S Henderson, Cleveland R Williams, January 22, 1980: US04185040 (78 worldwide citation)

Highly stable and active catalysts are provided for the alkylation of aromatic hydrocarbons with C.sub.2 -C.sub.4 olefins. The catalysts are extruded composites of an acidic, crystalline aluminosilicate zeolite, e.g. Y zeolite, and a porous mineral oxide binder. The basic novel feature of the invent ...


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Dean Arthur Young 4721 Palm Ave: Treatment of aluminosilicate. Milton W Lee, Richard C Hartman, Lannas S Henderson, Dean Sanford, Robert E Strauss, Michael H Laird, September 12, 1972: US3691099 (45 worldwide citation)

The properties of aluminum-containing refractory oxides in which at least some of the aluminum atoms are tetra-coordinated are improved and/or retained upon contacting with aqueous acidic media in the presence of slats having cations capable of satisfying the negative charge on the tetra-coordinated ...


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Rowland C Hansford: Thermally stable coprecipitated catalysts useful for methanation and other reactions. Union Oil Company of California, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, Dean Sandford, October 26, 1976: US03988263 (41 worldwide citation)

Catalysts having a high degree of thermal stability, comprising alumina and one or more of the metals iron, cobalt, nickel, copper and zinc, are prepared from aqueous solutions containing a dissolved aluminum salt, a salt of at least one of the aforesaid metals in divalent form, and a delayed precip ...


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Dean A Young: Landfill material. Union Oil Company of California, Richard C Hartman, Lannas S Henderson, Gregory F Wirzbicki, March 6, 1979: US04142912 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for treating arsenic-containing waste materials for disposal in landfill sites comprises admixing an arsenic waste, Portland cement, sand, one or more water-soluble manganese or alkaline earth metal salts, and water, thereby producing a slurry similar to wet concrete, which slurry, when cur ...


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John W Ward: Hydrocracking process and catalyst for production of middle distillate oils. Union Oil Company of California, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, Dean Sandford, June 27, 1978: US04097365 (38 worldwide citation)

Heavy mineral oil fractions are selectively hydrocracked to produce mainly middle distillate oils boiling in the 300.degree.-700.degree. F range. Certain novel, highly active and selective catalysts are utilized comprising molybdenum and/or tungsten plus nickel and/or cobalt supported upon certain h ...


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John W Ward: Zeolite containing compositions, catalysts and methods of making. Union Oil Company of California, Richard C Hartman, Lannas S Henderson, Dean Sandford, March 23, 1976: US03945943 (36 worldwide citation)

Improved combinations of zeolites and refractory inorganic oxides are formed from mixtures of the ammonium, stabilized hydrogen forms of crystalline zeolitic aluminosilicates and amorphous refractory inorganic oxides upon calcination under substantially dry conditions at temperatures of at least abo ...


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Milan Skripek, John H Duir: Manufacture of low-sulfur needle coke. Union Oil Company of California, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, Dean Sandford, February 21, 1978: US04075084 (33 worldwide citation)

High grade, low-sulfur needle coke is produced from heavy high-sulfur aromatic mineral oil feedstocks by a sequence of (1) fractionating the feedstock into a minor heavy fraction, and a major lighter fraction, (2) subjecting the lighter fraction to mild hydrofining, (3) blending the heavy fraction s ...


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Dean Arthur Young: Process for removing arsenic from hydrocarbons. Union Oil Company of California, Gregory F Wirzbicki, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, September 6, 1977: US04046674 (31 worldwide citation)

A process for removing arsenic from a mineral oil feedstock containing at least 2 ppmw arsenic comprises contacting said feedstock at elevated temperatures with a catalytic absorbent comprising a nickel sulfide and a molybdenum sulfide composited with a refractory oxide, said nickel sulfide and said ...


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John W Ward: Hydrogenative conversion catalyst. Union Oil Company of California, Lannas S Henderson, Richard C Hartman, Dean Sandford, October 17, 1978: US04120825 (27 worldwide citation)

Hydrocarbon conversion methods employing unique catalyst compositions exhibiting improved conversion characteristics particularly as regards denitrogenation and/or cracking selectivity to predetermined boiling range products involve the use of a catalytic combination of zeolitic aluminosilicates, al ...