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Armand A Gregoli, John A Hamshar 3rd, Daniel P Rimmer, Erdal Yildirim, Andrew M Olah: Process for recovery of hydrocarbons and rejection of sand. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John W Carpenter, August 23, 1994: US05340467 (284 worldwide citation)

A process for recovering a hydrocarbon from a hydrocarbon bearing sand comprising the steps of mixing a chemical additive with a chemical composition and with a hydrocarbon bearing sand containing hydrocarbon and residual solids including clay, at a temperature to form a slurry. The chemical composi ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Daniel P Rimmer: Production of synthetic crude oil from heavy hydrocarbons recovered by in situ hydrovisbreaking. World Energy Systems Incorporated, January 25, 2000: US06016868 (284 worldwide citation)

An integrated process is disclosed for treating, at the surface, production fluids recovered from the application of in situ hydrovisbreaking to heavy crude oils and natural bitumens deposited in subsurface formations. The production fluids include virgin heavy hydrocarbons, heavy hydrocarbons conve ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Daniel P Rimmer, Dennis J Graue: Upgrading and recovery of heavy crude oils and natural bitumens by in situ hydrovisbreaking. World Energy Systems Incorporated, January 25, 2000: US06016867 (281 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for the in situ conversion and recovery of heavy crude oils and natural bitumens from subsurface formations using either a continuous operation with one or more injection and production boreholes, which may include horizontal boreholes, or a cyclic operation whereby both injec ...


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Armand A Gregoli, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer, Erdal Yildirim: Process for recovery of hydrocarbons and rejection of sand. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, May 31, 1994: US05316664 (277 worldwide citation)

A process suitable for operation at a mine site for recovering a hydrocarbon from a hydrocarbon bearing sand comprising the steps of mixing a chemical additive with a chemical composition and with a hydrocarbon bearing sand containing hydrocarbon and residual solids including clay, at a temperature ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Andrew M Olah, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer: Preparation of low-viscosity improved stable crude oil transport emulsions. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, January 8, 1991: US04983319 (236 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of low-viscosity improved stable crude oil transport emulsions. The process comprises producing a hydrocarbon crude, and mixing the produced hydrocarbon crude with an emulsifying composition(s) which contains water and is capable of assisting the formation of an oil-in- ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Andrew M Olah, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer, Erdal Yildirim: Process for producing bitumen. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, January 28, 1992: US05083613 (45 worldwide citation)

A process for producing bitumen employing a borehole that has been drilled into a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir having a hydrocarbon. A void space is created at the bottom of the borehole. A bundle of spring-loaded guide tubes is inserted through the borehole and into the void space. Ea ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Andrew M Olah, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer: Converting heavy hydrocarbons into lighter hydrocarbons using ultrasonic reactor. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, May 5, 1992: US05110443 (42 worldwide citation)

A process for converting heavy hydrocarbons into lighter hydrocarbons. The process comprises forming an oil-in-aqueous phase emulsion and feeding the formed emulsion into an ultrasonic reactor wherein heavy hydrocarbons are converted into lighter hydrocarbons.


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Armand A Gregoli, John A Hamshar 3rd, Andrew M Olah, Christopher J Riley, Daniel P Rimmer: Preparation of stable crude oil transport emulsions. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, February 16, 1988: US04725287 (25 worldwide citation)

A process for the production of an oil-in-water emulsion for pipeline transmission. The process comprises producing a hydrocarbon crude, and mixing the produced hydrocarbon crude with an emulsifying composition(s) which contains water and is capable of assisting the formation of an oil-in-water emul ...


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Armand A Gregoli, Andrew M Olah, John A Hamshar, Daniel P Rimmer: In situ application of high temperature resistant surfactants to produce water continuous emulsions for improved crude recovery. Canadian Occidental Petroleum, John Wade Carpenter, October 30, 1990: US04966235 (23 worldwide citation)

A process for recovering oil from a subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir having a hydrocarbon and penetrated by a wellbore. The process comprises injecting through the wellbore and into the subterranean hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir an emulsifying composition containing an aqueous phase and a ...



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