Mikus Thomas, Shah Rashmi K: Flameless combustor process heater. Shell Int Research, July 26, 2000: EP1021682-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A process heater is provided utilizing flameless combustion, the process heater having: an oxidation reaction chamber (8), the oxidation reaction chamber (4) having an inlet for oxidant, an outlet for combustion products (15), and a flow path between the inlet and the outlet; a fuel conduit (5) capa ...



MIKUS THOMAS: [en] Power plant with magnetohydrodynamic topping cycle. SHELL INT RESEARCH, September 19, 2012: GB2489181-A

[en] A system and method for generating power, comprises providing a fuel stream and an oxygen stream to a magnetohydrodynamic generator so as to generate electric power and a first exhaust stream comprising CO2 and water and providing the first exhaust stream to an expansion generator so as to gene ...



Vinegar Harold J, Glandt Carlos Alberto, Beckemeier Mark Ambler, de Rouffignac Eric Pierre, Mikus Thomas: Procede de recuperation des hydrocarbures, Recovering hydrocarbons. Shell Canada, Shell Canada, SMART & BIGGAR, May 11, 2004: CA2098266

A process to recover hydrocarbons is provided wherein a hydrocarbon-containing subterranean formation (1) is heated by conductive heat transfer from a heat injector well (3) operating at temperatures above 900 �C. The high temperature levels of this process result in high recoveries of initial hydro ...

Karanikas John Michael, Mikus Thomas, Vinegar Harold J, Wellington Scott Lee: Appareil de combustion sans flamme, Flameless combustor. Shell Canada, Shell Canada, SMART & BIGGAR, July 10, 1997: CA2240411

A combustor method and apparatus is provided. The method utilizes flameless combustion with one or more of three improvements to enhance ignition of the flameless combustor. A catalytic surface can be provided within a combustion chamber to provide flameless combustion at least in the vicinity of th ...