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Saul Charles Blum, Guido Sartori, Martin Leo Gorbaty, David William Savage, David Craig Dalrymple, William Edward Wales: Co2 treatment to remove organically bound metal ions from crude. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Linda M Scuorzo, February 13, 2001: US06187175 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a process to remove a +2 ionic charged, organically bound metal from a petroleum feed. The process includes contacting feed with aqueous carbon dioxide in the essential absence for emulsion formation.


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Blum Saul Charles, Sartori Guido, Gorbaty Martin Leo, Savage David William, Dalrymple David Craig, Wales William Edward: Co2 treatment to remove organically bound metal ions from crude. Exxonmobil Res & Eng Co, October 30, 2002: EP1252255-A1

The present invention is a process to remove a +2 ionic charged, organically bound metal from a petroleum feed. The process includes contacting feed with aqueous carbon dioxide in the essential absence for emulsion formation.


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