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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE30827 Process and device for the determination of the characteristics of the geological formations tra December 22, 1981
Process for determining characteristics of the geological formations traversed by a borehole, making use of a sonde by means of which the intensity of the .gamma. rays naturally radiated from the formations is measured, both longitudinal and transversal acoustic waves are transmitted
8221067 Compact multiphase pump July 17, 2012
Rotodynamic machine for compressing a multiphase fluid comprising at least one gas phase and one liquid phase. The machine comprises at least one mobile wheel 6 rotating around an axis A-A', mounted in a housing 1, and at least one fixed wheel 7 secured to housing 1. Mobile wheel 6 c
8206489 Method of deacidizing a gas with a fractional regeneration absorbent solution with control of th June 26, 2012
The present invention relates to a method of deacidizing a gaseous effluent, wherein the following stages are carried out: a) contacting the gaseous effluent with an absorbent solution so as to obtain a gaseous effluent depleted in acid compounds and an absorbent solution laden with
8092747 Modular reactor for exothermic/endothermic chemical reactions January 10, 2012
Modular reactor for exothermic/endothermic chemical reactions which take place in three-phase systems, comprising a series of modules, superimposed with respect to each other, fixed to each other by means of coupling flanges, each module consisting of an external cylindrical body and
8092681 Method and device for separating constituents of a liquid feed by liquid-liquid centrifugal chro January 10, 2012
The invention relates to a method for separating constituents of a liquid feed by liquid-liquid centrifugal chromatography and to a device for implementing it. Constituents (A, B) having different partition coefficients such that they are respectively carried along at unequal velocit
8091340 Method of controlling the intake of an internal-combustion engine, notably of gasoline or diesel January 10, 2012
The present invention relates to a method of controlling the intake of an internal-combustion engine comprising at least two groups (12, 14) of at least one cylinder (C1-C4) wherein a feed is admitted for operation of said engine, and an exhaust line (40, 94, 100) comprising at least one
8042382 Device for measuring physical characteristics of a porous sample October 25, 2011
Device for measuring physical characteristics of a porous sample by performing successive drainage and imbibition phases in the presence of a first electricity-conducting fluid and of a second fluid of lower density than the first fluid, by means of a centrifuge whose speed is succes
8027792 Method for carrying out a quantitative analysis of a mixture of molecular compounds by two-dimen September 27, 2011
The Invention is a method for quantitative analysis of a mixture of molecular compounds by two-dimensional gas chromatography having application for quantitative analysis of products from the chemical or petroleum industry. A two-dimensional gas chromatography is carried out, during
8027517 Method for stratigraphic interpretation of seismic images September 27, 2011
A method for stratigraphic interpretation of a seismic image for determining a sedimentary history of an underground zone having application to petroleum exploration. The seismic reflectors of the image are digitized by means of an applied shape recognition technique. At least one at
8025041 Method of removing the fuel contained in the lubricating oil of an internal-combustion engine an September 27, 2011
The present invention relates to a method removing the fuel contained in the lubricating oil of an internal-combustion engine comprising an engine block with an air intake circuit for a fuel mixture, a burnt gas exhaust circuit, an oil sump and means for pumping the oil contained in the
8024960 Method and device for evaluating flow parameters and electric parameters of porous medium September 27, 2011
A method and device is disclosed for evaluating simultaneously, and with the same equipment, the electric resistivity and flow parameters of a porous medium, from experimental measurements obtained from at least one multi-flow type displacement experiment which has application in oil
8024166 Method of estimating the instantaneous engine speed produced by each cylinder of an internal-com September 20, 2011
The invention is a method for real-time estimation of the instantaneous engine speed produced by each cylinder of an internal-combustion engine, from an instantaneous engine speed measurement at the end of the engine transmission system. A physical model, representing in real time the
8020461 Travel drive system for hybrid vehicle and method using same September 20, 2011
A travel drive system for a hybrid vehicle includes a thermal engine with an engine output shaft carrying a clutch, a driven shaft connected to said clutch and linked to a speed variation means, at least one electric machine with a rotor, and a motion transmission chain between speed
7985331 Method for eliminating the carbonyl sulfide contained in a liquid hydrocarbon stream July 26, 2011
The liquid hydrocarbon stream including COS is introduced via line 1 into membrane contactor CM to be placed in contact, through membrane M, with the aqueous alkanolamine solution arriving via line 3. The COS contained in the hydrocarbon stream is absorbed by the aqueous alkanolamine
7981650 Fusion proteins between plant cell-wall degrading enzymes, and their uses July 19, 2011
The invention relates to the use of fusion proteins between at least two plant cell-wall degrading enzymes, the enzymes being such that they do not contain a C-terminal carbohydrate-binding-molecule (CBM), and optionally a CBM, the enzymes and CBM being recombinant proteins correspon
7974785 Method for quantitative evaluation of fluid pressures and detection of overpressures in an under July 5, 2011
Method for evaluating fluid pressures in an underground zone by means of seismic and well data. The zone studied is divided into several time analysis intervals. For each of these intervals, a pre-stack stratigraphic inversion of the seismic data is then carried out using geological
7968610 Process for stabilizing the performances of a catalyst for Fischer Tropsch reaction June 28, 2011
Process for maintaining the stability of performances of a catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch reaction, performed in a slurry bubble column reactor under a triphase system which comprises gradually increasing the P.sub.H2O/P.sub.H2 ratio and the P.sub.H2O/Z ratio, during the start-up phase
7942129 Method of controlling a spark-ignition supercharged internal-combustion engine, notably of gasol May 17, 2011
The present invention relates to a method of controlling a spark-ignition supercharged internal-combustion engine, notably of gasoline type, comprising at least one cylinder (12) with a combustion chamber (14), at least two intake means (24, 26), at least one fuel injection means (40,
7937206 Fuel mixture autoignition control method, notably for diesel type internal-combustion engines, a May 3, 2011
The present invention relates to a method for controlling autoignition of a fuel mixture, notably for a diesel type internal-combustion engine, according to which a fuel mixture is made in at least one combustion chamber (14) of the engine with a fuel and at least one fluid in order to
7931735 Oxycombustion method allowing capture of all of the carbon dioxide produced April 26, 2011
The invention relates to an oxycombustion method with capture of the CO.sub.2 produced. Mixer M supplies chamber CC with a mixture of oxygen from unit O and of recycled fumes from storage drum SG. Chamber CC is supplied with oxidizer from mixer M and with fuel flowing in through line
7920954 Method and system for multi-purposely controlling an internal-combustion engine on an engine ben April 5, 2011
A system and a method is disclosed for universal operation of an internal-combustion engine (2), comprising at least an actuator connected to a working device of the engine, an electronic card (3) including a recording medium for a programmable logic FPGA component and a card synchro
7918082 Method and device intended for desulfation of a nitric oxide trap and regeneration of a particle April 5, 2011
A method is intended for desulfation of a nitric oxide trap (22) and regeneration of a particle filter (24) arranged in an exhaust line (20) for treating exhaust gas from an internal-combustion engine (10), notably a Diesel engine. The saturation rate of the trap and the clogging rate of
7909025 Method of controlling scavenging of the burnt gas of an indirect-injection engine, notably a sup March 22, 2011
The present invention relates to a method of controlling an indirect-injection engine, notably a supercharged engine, in particular a spark-ignition engine, comprising at least one cylinder (10) including a combustion chamber (12), at least two air intake means (14, 16) comprising ea
7892348 Well cementing material February 22, 2011
The present invention relates to a formulation of a high-performance foamed cement material, comprising: at least one hydraulic binder, microparticles whose grain size ranges between 0.1 and 30 .mu.m, whose proportion ranges between 15% and 50% by mass in relation to the mass of hy
7874276 Fuel injection control method for an internal-combustion engine and engine using the same January 25, 2011
The invention relates to a method for control of fuel injection for an internal combustion engine, in particular with direct fuel injection, comprising at least one cylinder (10), one piston (30) running in said cylinder, with a projection (34) arranged in a concave bowl (32), a fuel
7867741 Polypeptides having an activity in the MTBE degradation path and uses thereof January 11, 2011
The invention concerns an isolated or purified polypeptide having an activity in the MTBE degradation path, and/or at least one of the catabolic intermediates of MTBE, preferably selected from the group consisting of tert-butyl alcohol (TBA), 2-methyl 1,2-propanediol (2-M1, 2-PD), hy
7858564 Well fluid comprising a fluorinated liquid phase December 28, 2010
A well drilling, completion or workover fluid has a continuous phase of the fluid essentially consists of a liquid fluorinated compound. In a variant, the liquid fluorinated compound is a perfluorinated compound.
7853440 Method for large-scale modelling and simulation of carbonate wells stimulation December 14, 2010
Method for modeling acidification within a porous medium as a result of the injection of an acid.A dual-medium model is constructed, considering a first sub-medium favorable to dissolution breakthroughs and a second sub-medium not favorable to dissolution breakthroughs. For each one of
7820727 Process for the running of a reactor suitable for heterogeneous reactions combined with reaction October 26, 2010
Process for the running of a reactor in which reactions take place in multiphase systems, wherein a gaseous phase prevalently consisting of CO and H.sub.2 is bubbled into a suspension of a solid in the form of particles (catalyst) in a liquid (prevalently reaction product), according
7811538 Mercaptan removal method October 12, 2010
The method allows to remove mercaptans contained in a gaseous feed comprising hydrocarbons by carrying out the following stages: a) contacting, in a reactor R1, gaseous feed 1 with a liquid stream 13 comprising olefins, in the presence of a first acid catalyst so that the mercaptan
7803271 Method of extracting the hydrogen sulfide contained in a hydrocarbon gas September 28, 2010
The invention provides a method of extracting the hydrogen sulfide contained in a gas comprising aromatic hydrocarbons, wherein the following stages are carried out:a) contacting said gas with an absorbent solution so as to obtain a gas depleted in hydrogen sulfide and an absorbent s
7789050 Device and method for varying a compression ratio of an internal combustion engine September 7, 2010
The invention relates to a device for varying a compression ratio in an internal combustion engine comprising at least one cylinder (10) provided with a combustion chamber (20), a movable element provided with a piston (14) which is translationally displaceable by means of a connecting r
7788074 Method of modelling the production of an oil reservoir August 31, 2010
The invention stimulates production of an oil reservoir by determining a flow simulator from physical data measured in the oil reservoir; determining a first analytical model relating the production of the reservoir as a function of time by accounting for parameters which provides ad
7781629 Methods of hydrotreating a mixture made up of oils of animal or vegetable origin and of petroleu August 24, 2010
A hydrotreating method uses two catalyst beds with the introduction, on the last catalyst bed, of oils of animal or vegetable origin for co-treating a mixture made up of oils of vegetable or animal origin and of petroleum cuts (gas oil cuts (GO) and middle distillates) in order to pr
7781621 Hydroformylation method involving a cobalt-based catalyst in a non-aqueous ionic liquid August 24, 2010
In a method for hydroformylating olefinically unsaturated compounds by means of a cobalt-based catalyst, used in a non-aqueous ionic liquid, liquid at a temperature below 100.degree. C. and comprising at least one cation Q.sup.+ and at least one anion A.sup.-, said method comprising at
7778810 Method for simulating fluid flows within a medium discretized by a hybrid grid August 17, 2010
A method for evaluating fluid flows within a heterogeneous formation, crossed by one or more geometric discontinuities, comprising generating a hybrid grid from a CPG type grid and from structured grids having application, for example, in simulation of hydrocarbon reservoirs. The fir
7777015 Cytochrome P-450 gene cluster from Rhodococcus ruber and uses thereof in ether fuel cleavage August 17, 2010
The present invention is directed to a cytochrome P-450 gene cluster involved in the cleavage of ether fuel additives. More especially, the present invention pertains to the nucleic add sequence of genes responsible for the biodegradation of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) in Rhodococc
7776932 Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process with improved regulation August 17, 2010
A process for the production of liquid hydrocarbons by the Fischer-Tropsch process comprises a step a) for generating a synthesis gas, a step b) for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, a step c) for condensing the gaseous effluent obtained during step b), a step d) for separating the effluent con
7776287 Internal exchanger for gas-liquid-solid reactor for fischer-tropsch synthesis August 17, 2010
This present invention describes a novel type of internal exchanger intended to carry out Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. This exchanger has a modular design and comprises a central tube with partitions allowing at the same time the supply of coolant to the hairpins of the module and the
7772004 Method and device for determining petroleum characteristics of geologic sediments August 10, 2010
The invention relates to a method allowing to determine at least one petroleum characteristic of a geologic sediment sample, wherein the sample is heated in an oxidizing atmosphere, its temperature being successively raised to a first, then to a second value, said first value below 2
7771703 IZM-1 crystalline solid and a process for its preparation August 10, 2010
The invention concerns a crystalline solid designated IZM-1, which has the X ray diffraction diagram given below. Said solid has a chemical composition, expressed as the anhydrous base in terms of moles of oxides by the formula XO.sub.2: aY.sub.2O.sub.3; bM.sub.2/nO where X represents
7768870 Method for adjusting a seismic wave velocity model according to information recorded in wells August 3, 2010
The invention is a method for defining the development conditions of a hydrocarbon reservoir by updating a velocity model by means of log data. A first seismic depth image representative of the reservoir is established by using seismic data and a velocity model. A series of log data
7767177 Device permitting the reduction of NOX emissions from FCC fumes August 3, 2010
The present invention describes a new device which permits a reduction of NOx emissions contained in the fumes from FCC regenerators. The device consists essentially of a conveyance conduit which connects the two regeneration stages and which has an outlet opening into the dilute phase
7762337 Riser pipe with auxiliary lines mounted on journals July 27, 2010
The invention relates to a riser pipe section comprising a main tube (2), at least one auxiliary line element (3) substantially parallel to said main tube (2) and at least two fastening means (7, 8) that connect the ends of said element (3) to main tube (2). The section is characterized
7759534 Process and device for improved separation of paraxylene in a simulated moving bed July 20, 2010
Process for separating paraxylene with a purity that is at least equal to 99.5% by weight from an aromatic feedstock F in a single adsorption stage in a simulated moving bed (SMB), comprising different numbers of beds, allocated to a zone 1 between the supply of the desorbent D and the
7759528 Acetonitrile removal from the olefinic feed of ether production processes using ionic liquids July 20, 2010
An enhanced ether production process from an olefinic cut containing at least one iso-olefin and from an alcohol comprises a stage of removal of the acetonitrile present in the hydrocarbon feed by liquid-liquid extraction, the extraction solvent being a non-aqueous ionic liquid of ge
7758824 Internal exchanger for gas-liquid-solid fluidized bed reactor employing a highly exothermic reac July 20, 2010
The present invention describes a novel type of internal exchanger for a gas-liquid-solid fluidized bed reactor employing a strongly thermal reaction. Said exchanger is modular in concept and comprises a central tube with separations allowing both supply of cooling fluid to the pins
7757702 Method of optimizing heavy crude pipeline transportation July 20, 2010
Heavy crude transportation optimization method wherein at least one solvent consisting of a petroleum cut is added to said crude. According to the method, the polar component .delta..sub.p of the Hildebrand parameter of the solvent is increased, and the contribution of hydrogen bond
7754904 Process for co-producing olefins and diesters or diacids by homomethathesis of unsaturated fats July 13, 2010
A process is described in which an unsaturated fat is reacted in a homometathesis reaction in the presence of at least one non-aqueous ionic liquid to produce both an olefinic fraction and a composition of monoalcohol diesters or diacids.Particular application to a mixture of esters
7752022 Method for updating a geologic model by seismic and production data July 6, 2010
The invention is a method, having applications for the development of reservoirs, for predicting the production of an underground reservoir, comprising generating and updating a parameterized geologic model from production data and seismic data and in particular 4D seismic data which

 
 
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