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Stephen J Miller: Process for stabilizing lube base stocks derived from bright stock. Chevron Research Company, W K Turner, G D Haynes, V J Cavalieri, December 9, 1986: US04627908 (243 worldwide citation)

A process for stabilizing a lubricating oil base stock derived from a nitro-aromatic-containing hydrocracked bright stock, comprising a two-step stabilizing process utilizing hydrodenitrification followed by mild hydrofinishing.


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Stephen J Miller, Michael S West: Capacitive sensitive switch method and system. Tanisys Technology, Baker & Botts L, August 3, 1999: US05933102 (176 worldwide citation)

A touch sensor switch that responds to touching, or even to the proximity of an object, is disclosed. The switch includes a number of capacitance elements, or touch pads, that produce an effective capacitance dependent upon the physical proximity of the object. A microcontroller under control of a p ...


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Stephen J Miller: Wax isomerization using catalyst of specific pore geometry. Chevron Research and Technology Company, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, August 4, 1992: US05135638 (106 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for producing a lube oil having a low pour point and excellent viscosity and viscosity index comprising isomerizing a waxy feed over a catalyst comprising a molecular sieve having generally oval 1-D pores having a minor axis between about 4.2 .ANG. and abou ...


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Jerome F Mayer, Stephen J Miller, Dennis J O Rear: Production of lubricating oils. Chevron Research Company, D A Newell, W H Hooper, W L Stumpf, August 31, 1982: US04347121 (81 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for preparing stable lubricant oil stocks, comprising hydrocracking a hydrocarbonaceous feed to produce a hydrocrackate having a total nitrogen content of less than about 10 ppm by weight, followed by dewaxing and stabilizing the hydrocrackate.


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Stephen J Miller: Wax isomerization using catalyst of specific pore geometry. Chevron Research and Technology Company, V J Cavalieri, September 21, 1993: US05246566 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for producing a lube oil having a low pour point and excellent viscosity and viscosity index comprising isomerizing a waxy feed over a catalyst comprising a molecular sieve having generally oval 1-D pores having a minor axis between about 4.2 .ANG. and abou ...


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Stephen J Miller: Production of low pour point lubricating oils. Chevron Research Company, T G De Jonghe, V J Cavalieri, May 1, 1990: US04921594 (65 worldwide citation)

Lubricating oils are prepared by a process whereby a hydrocarbonaceous feedstock is hydrocracked and subsequently dewaxed over a crystalline silicoaluminophosphate SAPO-11 containing platinum and/or palladium.


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Stephen J Miller: Preparation of aluminosilicate zeolites. Chevron U, W K Turner, A W Klaassen, R J Sheridan, September 24, 1996: US05558851 (63 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for preparing a crystalline aluminosilicate zeolite from a reaction mixture containing only sufficient water so that the reaction mixture may be shaped if desired. In the method, the reaction mixture is heated at crystallization conditions and in the absence of an external liqu ...


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Stephen J Miller: Catalytic dewaxing process using a silicoaluminophosphate molecular sieve. Chevron Research Company, S R La Paglia, T G De Jonghe, V J Cavalieri, August 22, 1989: US04859311 (52 worldwide citation)

An improved process for catalytically dewaxing a hydrocarbon oil feedstock by contact of the feedstock with a catalyst is disclosed where the catalyst comprises an intermediate pore size silicoaluminophosphate molecular sieve and at least one Group VIII metal.


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Stacey I Zones, Lun Teh Yuen, Stephen J Miller: Small crystallite zeolite CHA. Chevron U, Richard J Sheridan, March 23, 2004: US06709644 (50 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to zeolites having the crystal structure of chabazite (CHA) and having small crystallite size, to processes using the small crystallite CHA as a catalyst, and to gas separation processes using the small crystallite CHA.


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Stephen J Miller, Curtis L Munson, Sudhir S Kulkarni, David J Hasse: Purification of p-xylene using composite mixed matrix membranes. Chevron U, Medal, Richard J Schulte, December 31, 2002: US06500233 (46 worldwide citation)

Composite membranes capable of separating p-xylene from mixtures including p-xylene and m-xylene, and processes for purifying p-xylene using the membranes, are disclosed. The membranes are polymer membranes with a thickness of between about 10 and 1000 microns that include non-interconnected zeolite ...