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John F Wiechel, Charles R French, Wilbur L Hall: Sand control employing halogenated, oil soluble hydrocarbons. Texaco, Jack H Park, Walter D Hunter, Richard A Morgan, January 22, 1985: US04494605 (71 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for treating wells completed in subterranean formations which contain unconsolidated sand particles, so as to form a permeable barrier which will permit the flow of liquids therethrough while restraining the flow of the unconsolidated sand particles into the well b ...


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George B Arnold: Process for heating a fluid in a geothermal formation. Texaco, Thomas H Whaley, Carl G Ries, Walter D Hunter, December 6, 1977: US04060988 (61 worldwide citation)

An in situ heat exchange process for heating an organic fluid, which can be, for example, a normally liquid hydrocarbon having from 4 to 10 carbon atoms, in a geothermal reservoir formation penetrated by an injection well and a production well comprising injecting the said fluid into the formation v ...


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Pei Shing E Dai, David E Sherwood Jr: Hydroconversion process employing catalyst with specified pore size distribution. Texaco, Kenneth R Priem, Carl G Seutter, Walter D Hunter, March 14, 1995: US05397456 (53 worldwide citation)

Heavy oils may be hydrotreated in the presence of a porous alumina support bearing metals of Group VIII and VI-B and optionally phosphorus, the catalyst having a Total Surface Area of 240-310 m.sup.2 /g, a Total Pore Volume of 0.5-0.75 cc/g, and a Pore Diameter Distribution whereby 63-78% of the Tot ...


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Kenoth H Flournoy, Ricardo L Cardenas, Joseph T Carlin: Pipeline transportation of viscous hydrocarbons. Texaco, T H Whaley, C G Ries, Walter D Hunter, March 16, 1976: US03943954 (45 worldwide citation)

A method of transporting viscous hydrocarbons which involves introducing into a pipeline or well-bore with the viscous hydrocarbons a solution containing an anionic surfactant or soap such as sodium tridecyl sulfate or sodium oleate together with a guanidine salt and optionally with an alkalinity ag ...


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John F Knifton: Process for preparing glycol ethers. Texaco, Carl G Ries, Robert A Kulason, Walter D Hunter, December 29, 1981: US04308403 (44 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to the production of glycol monoalkyl ethers and dialkyl ethers by reaction of an aldehyde, and an alcohol with carbon monoxide and hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst comprising a cobalt-containing compound and a Group VIB donor ligand.


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John F Knifton: Process for preparing glycol ethers. Texaco, Carl G Ries, Robert A Kulason, Walter D Hunter, March 2, 1982: US04317943 (43 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to the production of glycol monoalkyl ethers and dialkyl ethers by reaction of an aldehyde, and an alcohol with carbon monoxide and hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst comprising a cobalt-containing compound and a cyclopentadienyl ligand.


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Joseph C Allen, Jack F Tate: Terpolymer of N-vinyl pyrrolidone in alkoxylated form. Texaco, Carl G Ries, Robert A Kulason, Walter D Hunter, July 7, 1981: US04277580 (41 worldwide citation)

The production of hydrocarbons from a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation containing acid-soluble components, such as one composed at least in part of dolomite or limestone, is stimulated by injecting into the formation usually via casing and cement pack perforations a composition comprising ...


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Joseph C Allen: Oil recovery process utilizing aromatic solvent and steam. Texaco, Carl G Ries, Thomas H Whaley, Walter D Hunter, January 17, 1978: US04068716 (34 worldwide citation)

Petroleum may be recovered from viscous petroleum containing formations including tar sand deposits by first creating a fluid communication path in the formation, followed by injecting via an injection well an aromatic solvent such as benzene, saturated with carbon dioxide at the injection pressure ...


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John J Grunwald, Eugene D D Ottavio, Harold L Rhodenizer, Michael S Lombardo: Forming plastic parts having surfaces receptive to adherent coatings. MacDermid Incorporated Waterbury CT, Steward & Steward, Merrill F Steward, Donald T Steward, Walter D Hunter, November 16, 1971: US3620933 (32 worldwide citation)

Plastic parts are formed against an anodically treated aluminum surface by molding, laminating, etc., whereby the surface of the formed part after removal of or separation from the aluminum has a high-energy level and is receptive to adherent coatings of paint or metal plate. In particular, in addit ...


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Jack F Tate: Composition containing a polyvinylpyrrolidone and method for stimulating well production. Texaco, Carl G Ries, Thomas H Whaley, Walter D Hunter, March 14, 1978: US04079011 (29 worldwide citation)

The production of hydrocarbons from a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing formation containing acid-soluble components, such as one containing clays or siliceous minerals as exemplified by sandstone, shale, etc. is stimulated by injecting into the formation a composition comprising an aqueous solution ...