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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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Jean S Weingarten, M Jane Williamson, Miroslav M Kolpak, Richard L Payne: Downhole gas-liquid separator for wells. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, July 11, 1995: US05431228 (55 worldwide citation)

A downhole gas-liquid separator for multiphase fluid producing wells includes a tubular member with a spiral baffle disposed therein and a duct including an inlet disposed adjacent the discharge end of the spiral baffle. Fluid flow into the separator undergoes substantial gas and liquid separation b ...


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Miroslav M Kolpak, Richard L Payne, James C Wilcoxson: Multiphase fluid flow measurement. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, March 28, 1995: US05400657 (34 worldwide citation)

Multiphase fluid flow, such as a mixture of oil, water and gas, is measured by a system which includes one or two densitometers for measuring the multiphase fluid density flowing through a flowline or conduit and a flow restriction, pump, expander or heat exchanger interposed in the flowline between ...


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Richard L Payne: Slug flow mitigtion for production well fluid gathering system. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, October 26, 1993: US05256171 (29 worldwide citation)

Oil and gas well production flow is gathered in field common line manifolds and conducted through a separator to make a coarse separation of gas from liquid and minimize slug flow in the conduits leading from the manifolds to further separation, treatment and pumping facilities. A liquid level signa ...


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Richard L Payne: Shower curtain retainer apparatus. Jack C Munro, June 17, 1986: US04594741 (25 worldwide citation)

An elongated strip magnet assembly mounted on each side of a shower curtain to secure in a closed position the shower curtain across the access opening of a bathing enclosure preventing conducting of any water exteriorly thereof.


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Richard L Payne, Richard E Huff, Wayne E Ogren: Slug flow mitigation control system and method. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, August 13, 1996: US05544672 (24 worldwide citation)

Liquid slug flow in oil production well flowlines and the like is controlled by a throttling valve in the flowline upstream of a gas-liquid separator and a differential pressure gauge, densitometer or other device for measuring the presence and the volume of the slug in the flowline. The throttling ...


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Richard A Cadle, Richard L Payne: Liquid carryover control for spiral gas liquid separator. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, December 16, 1997: US05698014 (18 worldwide citation)

A spiral or auger type gas-liquid separator, particularly for well production fluid flow, includes a vertically oriented conduit section having a spiral separator element disposed therein and around a central gas discharge conduit. The inlet to the gas discharge conduit is disposed adjacent the disc ...


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Richard L Payne, Miroslav M Kolpak: Fluid slug flow mitigation and gas separation system. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael E Martin, February 22, 1994: US05288312 (13 worldwide citation)

A slug flow mitigation and gas separation device for well production fluids includes a primary fluid inlet conduit and a slug mitigation and gas separation chamber formed by a conduit section mounted generally vertically above the primary conduit. Spaced apart branch conduits interconnect the primar ...


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Richard F Stoisits, Miroslav M Kolpak, Gordon J Krist, Tuan D Ma, Richard L Payne, Jeffry A Rugen, Anthony C Schwarz, Michael C Vincent, Gary K Youngren: Simultaneous water and gas injection into earth formations. Atlantic Richfield Company, Michael F Martin, June 6, 1995: US05421408 (10 worldwide citation)

Natural gas is reinjected into an earth formation for storage and/or stimulating the recovery of hydrocarbon liquids by mixing the gas with water at a pressure sufficient to maintain bubble flow of gas dispersed in a water flowstream in a range of volumetric gas fraction up to about twenty percent o ...


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David M Payne, Richard L Payne: Method and system for redirecting calls placed to a mobile phone to a second phone. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 2, 2004: US06701145 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for redirecting calls placed to a mobile phone having a redirect functionality and a second phone via a redirect service, which includes the steps of sending a redirect service request using the redirect button on the mobile phone to the second phone, activating the redirect service by the ...



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