John Nenniger, Steve Conzuorgood, Lowy Gunnewiek, Bob Reid, Emil Nenniger: Method and apparatus for testing heavy oil production processes. N Solv Corporation, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, June 1, 2010: US07727766 (4 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a method of testing oil extraction processes including the steps of: 1) placing a sample to be tested in a sample holder which has a configurable temperature profile; 2) placing the sample holder in a pressure vessel; 3) increasing the pressure in the pressure vessel to simulate a ...

Frederick D Busche, John B Rollins, Harold J Noyes, James G Bush: System and method for preparing near-surface heavy oil for extraction using microbial degradation. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrea Bauer, Hoffman Warnick, April 12, 2011: US07922893 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enhancing the recovery of heavy oil in an oil extraction environment by feeding nutrients to a preferred microbial species (bacteria and/or fungi). A method is described that includes the steps of: sampling and identifying microbial species that reside in the oil extraction e ...

Sigmund Askestad: Drive system for turning a swivel. Norsk Hydro, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 30, 1995: US05419398 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for turning a swivel aboard a vessel for oil extraction at sea includes a stationary swivel part connected to a rotary drilling rig on the vessel and one or more rotating parts connected to the vessel. The rotating swivel parts are connected to a torsionally rigid vertical frame structure v ...

Arnold Marcel Leas: Converting solid fuels to gaseous and liquid fuels. Edward E Dyson, John J Byrne, February 15, 1977: US04008145 (4 worldwide citation)

A process for producing gaseous and liquid fuels from solid fuels by oil extraction, cracking in the presence of hot sand and treatment of products and byproducts to essentially eliminate pollution.

Leonardo J Caseres, James F Dante: Systems, methods and apparatus for analysis of multiphase fluid mixture in pipelines. SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Grossman Tucker et al, June 27, 2017: US09689802 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method to measure water content and water pH of multiphase fluid mixtures of water and oil. The apparatus employs a water content sensor containing an infrared light source and a photodetector. The pH sensor includes a pH indicator that exhibits a color change in an oleophobic coati ...

Prouvost Laurent, Economides Michael: Matrix treatment process for oil extraction applications.. Pumptech, October 12, 1988: EP0286152-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

Using the invented procedure, a curve representing pressure as a function of time is recorded in real time and then compared with the theoretical curve. The difference is attributed to the skin factor and the matrix treatment can thus be adjusted in real time until it reaches the desired skin value. ...

David John Rush, Juan Leal Gonzalez: Method of making proppant used in gas or oil extraction. Unimin Corporation, Rankin Hill & Clark, September 20, 2011: US08022019 (4 worldwide citation)

Method and system for making a spherical proppant having a selected grade from a naturally occurring mined mineral having a hardness of over 6.0 Mohs. The method and system involves preprocessing the mineral mechanically into a semi-dry feedstock comprising a mass of particles with initial sphericit ...

BONGERS CORNELIS MARGARETHA TH, BAKKER GIJSBERT HENK: [fr] Système pour lutilisation de biodéchets et production dénergie et aliments/fourrage, [de] System für Bioabfallverwendung und Produktion von Energie sowie Nahrung/Futter, [en] System for biowaste usage and production of energy and food/feed. FRIESLAND BRANDS, September 30, 2009: EP2105495-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

[en] Disclosed is an integrated waste usage and energy production system comprising the following subsequent, connected units: (a) an anaerobic digester unit (b) a liquid-solid separator unit (c) a refinery unit (d) an algae bioreactor unit (e) an oil extraction unit further comprising, in connectio ...

Process of obtaining proteinaceous feed material from mustard seed, rape seed and similar seeds. Oil Seed Products, December 6, 1961: GB883836-A (4 worldwide citation)

Oil is extracted from mustard or rape seeds by solvent, e.g hexane, without the application of heat to the seed, in order to preserve the enzyme myrosin it contains; the resultant meal may be mixed with water for complete hydrolysis of the thioglucosides in the meal by the enzyme myrosin; after stea ...

Gehringer Werner, Pock Katharina, Römisch Jürgen, Svae Tor Einar, Kannicht Christoph: (De) Albuminlösung und verfahren zu ihrer herstellung, (En) Albumin solution and method for the production thereof. Octapharma, Gehringer Werner, Pock Katharina, Römisch Jürgen, Svae Tor Einar, Kannicht Christoph, MEYERS Hans Wilhelm, August 26, 2004: WO/2004/071524 (4 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a therapeutically usable virus-inactivated albumin and a method for producing a therapeutically usable virus-inactivated albumin, which is characterized by a combination of the following steps: (a) a first aqueous albumin solution is subjected to a virus inactivation tr ...