Claude E Cooke Jr, Walter A Hedden, William C Chard: Hydraulic fracturing method using sintered bauxite propping agent. Exxon Production Research Company, Salvatore J Casamassima, Robert L Graham, January 17, 1978: US04068718 (166 worldwide citation)

An improved method of fracturing a subterranean formation wherein particles composed of sintered bauxite are placed in the formation fracture to maintain the walls of the fracture spaced apart. The sintered bauxite particles have a specific gravity greater than 3.4 and are prepared from bauxite mate ...

Daniel S Sullivan III, Allan R Thomas, Juan M Garcia III, Paul Yon Hin: Method of treating sour gas and liquid hydrocarbon. Nalco Exxon Energy Chemicals, Thomas M Breininger, Kelly L Cummings, Robert L Graham, April 28, 1998: US05744024 (77 worldwide citation)

Reaction of 1,3,5-tri-substituted-hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine is accelerated in H.sub.2 S scavenging by the addition of quaternary ammonium compound. The preferred hexahydro triazines are 1,3,5-tri-methyl-hexahydro-1,3,5-triazines and 1,3,5-tri-methoxypropyl-hexahydro-1,3,5-triazines. The blend of the ...

Adelbert Barry, Leon H Robinson, Jerry M Speers: Cable system for use in a pipe string and method for installing and using the same. Exxon Production Research Company, Robert L Graham, May 18, 1976: US03957118 (64 worldwide citation)

A cable system for wellbore telemetry includes a cable anchored at a subsurface location in a rotary drill string, guide assemblies for maintaining the cable in a looped configuration, and a cable gripping device for maintaining a portion of the cable in tension. Preferably the cable is provided wit ...

Beldon A Peters: Three-phase separator. Exxon Production Research Company, Robert L Graham, Salvatore J Casamassima, July 27, 1976: US03971719 (52 worldwide citation)

A three-phase separator for processing produced fluids from an oil well is divided into an emulsion, an oil, and water compartments. The separator includes a water weir and controls for automatically adjusting the position of the water weir to maintain the oil-emulsion interface in the emulsion comp ...

Peter Moosmayer, Jean Pierre Budliger, Erwin Zurcher, Larry C Wadsworth: Apparatus for electrically charging meltblown webs (B-001). Robert L Graham, February 27, 1990: US04904174 (48 worldwide citation)

Meltblowing apparatus includes electrodes spaced from the meltblowing die discharge and protruding grounded emitters positioned proximate the die discharge. The preferred emitters are in the form of pointed pins spaced along and flanking the die discharge.

Daniel G Taft, Joe K Heilhecker: Subsea riser and flotation means therefor. Exxon Production Research Company, Robert L Graham, Robert B Martin, Michael A Nametz, December 4, 1979: US04176986 (46 worldwide citation)

A marine drilling riser is provided with a plurality of buoyancy cans having fail safe dump valves operative to vent compressed gas from the buoyancy cans and thereby cause rapid loss of buoyancy.

Claude E Cooke Jr: Method for coating particulate material thereof. Exxon Production Research Company, Robert L Graham, January 27, 1976: US03935339 (41 worldwide citation)

A Method of coating particulate materials (such as silica sand, glass beads, seeds and metal particles) with a liquid thermosetting epoxy resin which comprises agitating the epoxy resin with the particles in a nonpolar liquid, which is immiscible with the epoxy resin, and contains a nonionic surfact ...

Robert J Lipko, Douglas J Laurent: Low gloss films of enhanced adhesion. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, Roland A Dexter, Robert L Graham, March 13, 1984: US04436520 (32 worldwide citation)

The adhesion property of a surface of a polyolefin film, for example a polyethylene film, having a gloss of less than about 8 is enhanced with the mean value of the maximum profile height less than 150 and with mean maximum peak to valley height less than 230.

John E Ortloff, Anthony J Masciopinto, Kerry G Kirkland: Multiline swivel. Exxon Production Research Company, Salvatore J Casamassima, Robert L Graham, November 21, 1978: US04126336 (31 worldwide citation)

A multiline fluid swivel comprises a plurality of vertically mounted modules, each module containing a shaft and a housing which circumferentially surrounds the shaft. A conduit within the shaft and a manifold within the housing provide a continuous fluid path through each module. Completing the flu ...

Claude E Cooke Jr: Method of determining the orientation of hydraulic fractures in the earth. Exxon Production Research Company, Robert L Graham, August 29, 1978: US04109717 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of determining the orientation of fractures in a cased well by determining the temperature differences (and direction thereof) between the circumference and the interior of the well prior to dissipation of the thermal disturbances created by the fracturing treatment.