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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Fredrick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, October 17, 2006: US07121342 (280 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Peter Veenstra, Eric Pierre de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington: Methods and systems for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation in situ with an opening contacting the earths surface at two locations. Shell Oil Company, June 20, 2006: US07063145 (213 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a method for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation may include providing heat from one or more heaters to an opening in the formation. A first end of the opening may contact the earth's surface at a first location and a second end of the opening may contact the earth's surface ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Peter Veenstra, Steven Paul Giles, Chester L Sandberg, Frederick Henry Kreisler Rambow, Christopher Kelvin Harris, Lanny Gene Schoeling, Mark Gregory Picha, Etuan Zhang, Gary Beer, Frederick Gordon Carl Jr, Taixu Bai, Dong Sub Kim, Michael David Fairbanks, Guillermo Pastor Sanz: Thermal processes for subsurface formations. Shell Oil Company, April 22, 2008: US07360588 (134 worldwide citation)

A process may include providing heat from one or more heaters to at least a portion of a subsurface formation. Heat may transfer from one or more heaters to a part of a formation. In some embodiments, heat from the one or more heat sources may pyrolyze at least some hydrocarbons in a part of a subsu ...


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Peter Veenstra: Heat transfer system for the combustion of a fuel heating of a process fluid and a process that uses same. Shell Oil Company, April 27, 2010: US07704070 (2 worldwide citation)

A heat transfer system and use thereof. The heat transfer system provides for the combustion of a fuel and the use of heat energy released by the combustion to heat a process fluid and to preheat the fuel and oxidant prior to their combustion. The heat transfer system includes three tubes with a fue ...


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Peter Veenstra: Multi-tube heat transfer system for the combustion of a fuel and heating of a process fluid and the use thereof. Shell Oil Company, January 26, 2010: US07651331 (2 worldwide citation)

A four-tube heating system for combusting a fuel and transferring the heat released therefrom to a process fluid. The heating system includes, a fuel introduction zone, a combustion zone, an oxidant introduction zone, and a process fluid zone, wherein the fuel introduction zone is defined by fuel in ...


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Peter Veenstra, Eric Pierreus de Rouffignac, John Michael Karanikas, Harold J Vinegar, Scott Lee Wellington: Methods and systems for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation in situ with an opening contacting the earths surface at two locations. Del Christensen, Shell Oil Company, October 2, 2003: US20030183390-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a method for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation may include providing heat from one or more heaters to an opening in the formation. A first end of the opening may contact the earth's surface at a first location and a second end of the opening may contact the earth's surface ...


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Lloyd Anthony Clomburg Jr, Andreas Nicholas Matzakos, Peter Veenstra, Scott Lee Wellington: Systems and processes for producing hydrogen and carbon dioxide. Shell Oil Company, December 7, 2010: US07846413 (1 worldwide citation)

A process and a system are provided for producing and separating hydrogen and carbon dioxide from a hydrocarbon and steam. A hydrocarbon and steam are steam reformed and the reformed gas is shift reacted to produce a shift gas. Hydrogen is removed from the shift gas, and the hydrogen-depleted gas is ...


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Peter Veenstra, Abdul Wahid Munshi: Method of starting up a direct heating system for the flameless combustion of fuel and direct heating of a process fluid. Shell Oil Company, September 13, 2011: US08016589

Included is a method of starting up a direct heating device having a fuel introduction zone, a combustion zone and a process zone that is in heat exchange relationship with said combustion zone. Prior to the introduction of a fuel fluid into said combustion zone, an oxidant fluid, having a high temp ...


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Lloyd Anthony Clomburg Jr, Andreas Nicholas Matzakos, Peter Veenstra, Scott Lee Wellington: System for producing hydrogen and carbon dioxide. Shell Oil Company, January 3, 2012: US08088185

A system is provided for producing and separating hydrogen and carbon dioxide from a hydrocarbon and steam. A hydrocarbon and steam are steam reformed and the reformed gas is shift reacted to produce a shift gas in the system. Hydrogen is removed from the shift gas, and the hydrogen-depleted gas is ...


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Hendrik Johannes Van Milligen, Peter Veenstra: Process for the preparation of alkylene glycol. Shell Oil Company, December 11, 2012: US08329959

The invention provides a process and a reactor for the preparation of an alkylene glycol from an alkylene oxide. Alkylene oxide, water, a homogeneous carboxylation catalyst and a homogenous hydrolysis catalyst are supplied to a reactor comprising a carboxylation zone and a hydrolysis zone. One or mo ...



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