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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 ...


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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. ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Stefanini Daniel: Treating liquids in oil extraction. Hydropath Holdings, Stefanini Daniel, FORRESTER KETLEY Chamberlain House Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HP, February 14, 2008: WO/2008/017849 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of treating liquid, particularly an oil/water mixture, in an oil well pipe (10), wherein a radio frequency propagating electrical field is established in the liquid in the pipe cause the formation of seed crystals or scale-forming material in the liquid, on which seed crystals asphaltenes a ...


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See Jackie R, See Mark S: Oil extraction system and method. Rockwell Petroleum, See Jackie R, See Mark S, MATKIN Mark S, December 21, 2006: WO/2006/135744 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for extracting crude oil is discussed herein. The system includes a main shaft and one or more horizontal drifts extending from the base of the main shaft, which are located subjacent or below a reservoir trap or oil formation. A plurality of production boreholes are drilled upwardly from t ...


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Improved method for the secondary recovery of oil. Oil Recovery, March 26, 1952: GB669216-A (4 worldwide citation)

669,216. Oil extraction. OIL RECOVERY CORPORATION. Dec. 2, 1949. [Dec. 9, 1948; June 27, 1949; June 30, 1949; July 6, 1949] Nos. 30994/49, 30995/49, 30996/49 and 30997/49. Class 85. A method for the secondary recovery of hydrocarbons from low-pressure non-free-flowing reservoirs in an oil structure ...


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David Davis: Variant thioesterases and methods of use. TerraVia Holdings, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, February 14, 2017: US09567615 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to variant thioesterases and their use in plants, e.g., to increase enzymatic activity and to promote increased production of mid-chain length fatty acids (e.g., 8 to 14 carbons) and at desired ratios. Further disclosed herein are methods of manufacturing renewable chem ...