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John R Wolflick, Gary L Beer, Richard L Payne: Process for converting gas to liquids. Sybtroleum Corporation, Baker Botts L, January 9, 2001: US06172124 (235 worldwide citation)

A process for converting a hydrocarbon gas (e.g. natural gas) to syngas which, in turn, is converted into a liquid hydrocarbon product wherein a substantial amount of the heat generated in the process is recovered for use in generating steam needed in the process or for conversion into mechanical en ...


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John R Wolflick, James L Cawvey, Jerry L Brady, John R Whitworth, David D Hearn: Method for increasing oil production from an oil well producing a mixture of oil and gas. Atlantic Richfield Company, F Lindsey Scott, August 18, 1998: US05794697 (28 worldwide citation)

A system and a method for producing increased quantities of oil from an oil well producing a mixture of oil and gas through a well bore penetrating an oil bearing formation containing a gas cap zone and an oil bearing zone by separating at least a portion of the gas from the mixture of oil and gas d ...


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John R Wolflick: Chilled gas transmission system and method. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, August 22, 1995: US05442934 (13 worldwide citation)

Gas compression and chilling systems, particularly adapted for compressing and chilling gas for transmission through arctic pipelines are provided with a cross heat exchanger for transferring heat from gas compressed to the inlet gas to the compressor. The heat exchanger is disposed upstream of an e ...


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John R Wolflick, Megan V Evans, Jaleel Valappil, Bobby D Martinez, Marc Bellomy: Anti-bogdown control system for turbine/compressor systems. ConocoPhillips Company, May 11, 2010: US07712299 (5 worldwide citation)

An anti-bogdown control system monitors and regulates operation of a turbine and a compressor to prevent underspeed trip of the turbine while avoiding surge of the compressor. A turbine speed controller receives a turbine speed signal and a turbine temperature signal, generates a surge margin setpoi ...


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Michael D Briscoe, Kernan J McHugh, John R Wolflick: Process for supplying a gaseous mixture to an autothermal reactor. Atlantic Richfield Company, F Lindsey Scott, Thomas A Yassen, Robert E Sloat, December 5, 2000: US06156234 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved process for the compression and heating of air or oxygen-enriched air for charging to an autothermal reactor by using a single high compression ratio compressor to produce a high-pressure, high-temperature air or oxygen-enriched air stream for mixture with a hydrocarbon gas stream to pro ...


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Bobby D Martinez, John R Wolflick, Jaleel Valappil: Multi-stage compressor/driver system and method of operation. ConocoPhillips Company, ConocoPhillips Company, November 26, 2013: US08591199

An improved system and methodology for starting up a gas-turbine driven multi-stage compressor. The improvement involves isolating individual compression stages and creating positive pressure in each stage prior to initiating rotation of the compressor/driver system. The isolation of individual comp ...


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Saul Mirsky, Jeff McWhirter, John R Wolflick: Compressor-driver power limiting in consideration of antisurge control. Compressor Controls, Conocophillips Company, Sturm & Fix, December 4, 2012: US08323000

A control method and apparatus for simultaneously protecting a compression system from driver overpowering and turbocompressor surge. When overpowering is detected, flow rate through the each compressor in the turbocompressor train is reduced by closing an inlet throttling valve at the inlet of each ...


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Bobby D Martinez, John R Wolflick, Jaleel Valappil: Multi-stage compressor/driver system and method of operation. Conocophillips Company, ConocoPhilips Company IP Legal, July 17, 2008: US20080170948-A1

An improved system and methodology for starting up a gas-turbine driven multi-stage compressor. The improvement involves isolating individual compression stages and creating positive pressure in each stage prior to initiating rotation of the compressor/driver system. The isolation of individual comp ...


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John R Wolflick, Megan V Evans, Jaleel Valappil, Bobby D Martinez, Marc Bellomy: Anti-bogdown control system for turbine/compressor systems. ConocoPhillips Company, ConocoPhilips Company IP Legal, March 6, 2008: US20080056910-A1

An anti-bogdown control system monitors and regulates operation of a turbine and a compressor to prevent underspeed trip of the turbine while avoiding surge of the compressor. A turbine speed controller receives a turbine speed signal and a turbine temperature signal, generates a surge margin setpoi ...


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Saul Mirsky, Jeff McWhirter, John R Wolflick: Compressor-Driver Power Limiting in Consideration of Antisurge Control. Sturm & Fix, December 24, 2009: US20090317260-A1

A control method and apparatus for simultaneously protecting a compression system from driver overpowering and turbocompressor surge. When overpowering is detected, flow rate through the each compressor in the turbocompressor train is reduced by closing an inlet throttling valve at the inlet of each ...



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