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Bruce H C Winquist, Brendan D Murray, Stanley N Milam, Robert C Ryan, Thomas W Hastings: Hydrogenation catalyst and process. Shell Oil Company, February 21, 1995: US05391291 (243 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to catalysts suitable for hydrogenating aromatics and olefins in hydrocarbon feedstocks boiling between about 125.degree. C. and about 625.degree. C. as well as the process for carrying out the hydrogenation. The catalysts consist of one or more Group VIII noble metal(s ...


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Brendan D Murray: Process for isomerizing linear olefins to isoolefins. Shell Oil Company, April 23, 1996: US05510306 (73 worldwide citation)

An active and stable catalyst for isomerizing linear olefins to methyl branched isoolefins is provided by (a) mixing (i) a zeolite powder containing at least one zeolite with at least one one-dimensional pore structure having pore size small enough to retard by-product dimerization and coke formatio ...


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Carl W Bradow, Dane Clark Grenoble, Stanley N Milam, Bruce H C Winquist, Brendan D Murray, Richard M Foley: Integrated hydrotreating steam cracking process for the production of olefins. Exxon Chemical Patents, Linda K Russell, February 20, 2001: US06190533 (62 worldwide citation)

An integrated process for converting a hydrocarbon feedstock having components boiling above about 100° C. into steam cracked products is described. The process first involves passing the feedstock to a hydrotreating zone at a pressure in the range of from about 400 psig to about 1,250 psig to effec ...


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Carl W Bradow, Dane C Grenoble, Richard M Foley, Brendan D Murray, Bruce H C Winquist, Stanley N Milam: Steam cracking of hydrotreated and hydrogenated hydrocarbon feeds. Exxon Chemical Patents, Bradley Keller, April 3, 2001: US06210561 (59 worldwide citation)

An integrated process for converting a hydrocarbon feedstock having components boiling above about 100° C. into steam cracked products is described. The process first involves passing the feedstock to a hydrotreating zone to effect substantially complete decomposition of organic sulfur and/or nitrog ...


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David M Singleton, Brendan D Murray: Process for the direct hydrogenation of triglycerides. Shell Oil Company, Pamela J McCollough, December 12, 1995: US05475160 (28 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for the direct hydrogenation of triglycerides which comprises contacting and reacting one or more triglyceride with hydrogen under liquid phase hydrogenation conditions in the presence of a catalyst comprising a copper compound, a zinc compound, at least one rare ...


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Brendan D Murray: Process for isomerizing linear olefins to isoolefins. Shell Oil Company, May 27, 1997: US05633422 (27 worldwide citation)

An active and stable catalyst for isomerizing linear olefins to methyl branched isoolefins is provided by (a) mixing (i) a zeolite powder containing at least one zeolite with at least one one-dimensional pore structure having pore size small enough to retard by-product dimerization and coke formatio ...


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Mysore Narayana, Brendan D Murray: Process for realuminating zeolites. Shell Oil Company, June 2, 1992: US05118482 (17 worldwide citation)

The instant invention comprises a process for increasing the framework aluminum content of a framework aluminum deficient zeolite containing non-framework aluminum by contacting said zeolite with an aqueous basic solution at a temperature greater than about 25.degree. C. Preferably the aqueous solut ...


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David M Singleton, Brendan D Murray: Process for the direct hydrogenation of methyl esters. Shell Oil Company, Pamela J McCollough, December 12, 1995: US05475159 (16 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for the direct hydrogenation of methyl esters which comprises contacting and reacting one or more detergent range methyl esters with hydrogen under predominantly liquid phase hydrogenation conditions in the presence of a catalyst comprising a copper compound, a zi ...


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Donald H Powers, Brendan D Murray, Bruce H C Winquist: Process for isomerizing linear olefins to isoolefins. Equistar Chemicals, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 29, 2000: US06111160 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a process to convert linear alkenes such as butene-1 and butene-2 to methyl branched chain alkenes such as isobutylene using one-dimensional, medium pore zeolite catalysts and similar type catalysts such as SAPO's and MeAPO's. The pore size for the catalyst should be greater ...


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Donald H Powers, Brendan D Murray, Bruce H C Winquist: Process for isomerizing linear olefins to isoolefins. Equistar Chemicals, Tim L Burgess, November 27, 2001: US06323384 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a process to convert linear alkenes such as butene-1 and butene-2 to methyl branched chain alkenes such as isobutylene using the hydrogen form of ferrierite. The hydrogen form of ferrierite has a pore size which allows the branched chain alkenes to form and diffuse out of the ...