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Number: 137/13
Name: Fluid handling > Processes > Affecting flow by the addition of material or energy
Description: Processes in which the flow of fluent material is facilitated by the addition of material which affects the flow characteristics of the fluent material, or by the application of heat or other forms of energy.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8616239 Increasing fluidity of a flowing fluid Dec. 31, 2013
8612063 Temperature control setpoint offset for ram air minimization Dec. 17, 2013
8590396 Velocimeter and method for measuring the speed of flow of an electrically conducting fluid Nov. 26, 2013
8584692 Electromagnetic flow regulator, system, and methods for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid Nov. 19, 2013
8555911 Method and apparatus for water surge protection Oct. 15, 2013
8555912 Dynamic leak control for system with working fluid Oct. 15, 2013
8550279 Anti-siphoning fuel device, system, and method Oct. 8, 2013
8528582 Method of changing fluid flow by using an optical beam Sep. 10, 2013
8517097 System and method for transporting fluids in a pipeline Aug. 27, 2013
8500964 Method of fabricating bubble-type micro-pump Aug. 6, 2013
8490655 Valve unit, microfluidic device having the same, and method of driving the valve unit Jul. 23, 2013
8436219 Method of generating a non-plugging hydrate slurry May. 7, 2013
8398938 Microfluidic thermal bend actuated pressure pulse valve Mar. 19, 2013
8387645 Methods and apparatus for contacting a fluid stream with particulate solids Mar. 5, 2013
8381752 Process for reducing the restart pressure of streams selected from waxy crude oils, water-in-crude emulsions and dispersions of hydrocarbon hydrates Feb. 26, 2013
8375971 Use of a zwitterionic surfactant together with an anionic ether-containing surfactant as a drag-reducing agent Feb. 19, 2013
8342198 Additive to improve flow, reduce power consumption and pressure drop in heavy oil pipelines Jan. 1, 2013
8329118 Method and apparatus for determining one or more operating parameters for a microfluidic circuit Dec. 11, 2012
8322430 Pipes, systems, and methods for transporting fluids Dec. 4, 2012
8262141 Docking and undocking of liquid carrying lines to and from a docking body Sep. 11, 2012
8252259 Surfactant incorporated nanostructure for pressure drop reduction in oil and gas lines Aug. 28, 2012
8186648 Method of shutting off conduit and pipe conduit shutoff apparatus May. 29, 2012
8171949 Fluid flow management May. 8, 2012
8156954 Method for reduction of crude oil viscosity Apr. 17, 2012
8147775 Self-cleaning and mixing microfluidic elements Apr. 3, 2012
8113313 Pipe assembly with scoop for directing fluid into a standpipe and for mitigating acoustic and vortex coupled resonance Feb. 14, 2012
8100672 Autonomous electrochemical actuation of microfluidic circuits Jan. 24, 2012
8101921 Apparatus and method for inducing controllable jets in liquids Jan. 24, 2012
8047296 Method of transitioning to kinetic hydrate inhibitors in multiple tie-in well systems Nov. 1, 2011
8033334 Treating liquids in oil extraction Oct. 11, 2011
8016208 Echoing ultrasound atomization and mixing system Sep. 13, 2011
8003844 Methods of transporting heavy hydrocarbons Aug. 23, 2011
7987866 Zwitterionic surfacant together with an anionic ether-containing surfactant as a drag-reducing agent Aug. 2, 2011
7958939 Composition and method for producing a pumpable hydrocarbon hydrate slurry at high water-cut Jun. 14, 2011
7947857 Stabilization of gas hydrates May. 24, 2011
7938874 Driven separator for gas seal panels May. 10, 2011
7896019 Active controlled energy absorber using responsive fluids Mar. 1, 2011
7896020 Process for reducing the restart pressure of streams Mar. 1, 2011
7893178 Process for storing a monomer phase which is liquid under the conditions of storage Feb. 22, 2011
7874305 Microvalve having magnetic wax plug and flux control method using magnetic wax Jan. 25, 2011
7861737 Method of optimizing heavy crude transportation by incorporation under pressure of dimethyl ether Jan. 4, 2011
7850861 Microfluidic device, and related methods Dec. 14, 2010
7841190 Freeze-thaw valve that self-limits cryogenic agent usage Nov. 30, 2010
7828004 Method and device for storing chemical products in a container Nov. 9, 2010
7757702 Method of optimizing heavy crude pipeline transportation Jul. 20, 2010
7727363 Microfluidic device and methods for focusing fluid streams using electroosmotically induced pressures Jun. 1, 2010
7699077 Transport system for nanoparticles and method for the operation thereof Apr. 20, 2010
7647136 Method and apparatus for enhancing operation of a fluid transport pipeline Jan. 12, 2010
7582590 Subterranean treatment fluids, friction reducing copolymers, and associated methods Sep. 1, 2009
7504366 Subterranean treatment fluids, friction reducing copolymers, and associated methods Mar. 17, 2009

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