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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Systems for extracting fluids from the earths subsurface and for generating electricity without greenhouse gas emissions. Pioneer Energy, American Patent Agency, Daniar Hussain, October 12, 2010: US07810565 (17 worldwide citation)

An embodiment is an apparatus for generating a driver gas, for recovering fluid from the Earth's subsurface. The apparatus includes a fuel reformer, adapted to react a fuel with water to produce carbon dioxide gas and hydrogen gas; a compressor, adapted to compress a portion of the carbon dioxide ga ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Portable and modular system for extracting petroleum and generating power. Pioneer Energy, American Pioneer Ventures, Daniar Hussain, January 26, 2010: US07650939 (16 worldwide citation)

An embodiment is a portable, modular apparatus, having one or more modules, for recovering oil from an oil well and generating electric power, and including a chassis to support a fuel reformer, a gas separator, a power generator, and/or a compressor. The fuel reformer module is adapted to react a f ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Control system and method for controlling a hybrid petroleum extractor/power generator. Pioneer Energy, American Pioneer Ventures, Daniar Hussain, December 1, 2009: US07624801 (16 worldwide citation)

A control system and control method for controlling a modular apparatus for extracting petroleum and/or generating electricity based on subsurface data as well as market prices of electricity and/or petroleum. One or more probes measure subsurface total pressure, partial pressure of carbon dioxide, ...


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Joseph C Poshusta, Douwe Bruinsma: Thin film vaporizer. Protonex Technology Corporation, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Christine C O Day, July 30, 2013: US08495973 (4 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a thin film vaporizer. The vaporizer includes a primary body having an inlet, an outlet, and an internal surface therebetween. The inlet, outlet and internal surface defining a gas passage between the inlet and the outlet. A first liquid provider is disposed proximate to the ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Portable and modular system for extracting petroleum and generating power. Kd Secure, November 20, 2008: US20080283247-A1

An embodiment is a portable, modular apparatus, having one or more modules, for recovering oil from an oil well and generating electric power, and including a chassis to support a fuel reformer, a gas separator, a power generator, and/or a compressor. The fuel reformer module is adapted to react a f ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Systems for extracting fluids from the earths subsurface and for generating electricity without greenhouse gas emissions. Kd Secure, January 15, 2009: US20090014170-A1

An embodiment is an apparatus for generating a driver gas, for recovering fluid from the Earth's subsurface. The apparatus includes a fuel reformer, adapted to react a fuel with water to produce carbon dioxide gas and hydrogen gas; a compressor, adapted to compress a portion of the carbon dioxide ga ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: System and method for extracting petroleum and generating electricity using natural gas or local petroleum. Kd Secure, December 4, 2008: US20080296018-A1

One embodiment is a method for extracting oil from a near-depleted oil well. A portable natural gas, methane, or petroleum reformer is brought to a site of the oil well. A quantity of natural gas, methane, or a portion of the locally produced petroleum and a quantity of water is fed into the reforme ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren, Douwe Bruinsma: Control system and method for controlling a hybrid petroleum extractor/power generator. Kd Secure, January 8, 2009: US20090008089-A1

A control system and control method for controlling a modular apparatus for extracting petroleum and/or generating electricity based on subsurface data as well as market prices of electricity and/or petroleum. One or more probes measure subsurface total pressure, partial pressure of carbon dioxide, ...


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Joseph C Poshusta, Douwe Bruinsma: Thin film vaporizer. May 5, 2011: US20110104587-A1

This invention provides a thin film vaporizer. The vaporizer includes a primary body having an inlet, an outlet, and an internal surface therebetween. The inlet, outlet and internal surface defining a gas passage between the inlet and the outlet. A first liquid provider is disposed proximate to the ...