Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Methods of recovering hydrocarbons from hydrocarbonaceous material using a constructed infrastructure having permeable walls and associated systems










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #7967974.

A method of recovering hydrocarbons from hydrocarbonaceous materials can include forming a constructed permeability control infrastructure. This constructed infrastructure defines a substantially encapsulated volume having substantially permeable side walls and a substantially impermeable cap. A comminuted hydrocarbonaceous material can be introduced into the control infrastructure to form a permeable body of hydrocarbonaceous material. The permeable body can be heated sufficient to remove hydrocarbons therefrom without contamination or substantial leaching of materials outside of the impoundment. During heating the hydrocarbonaceous material is substantially stationary as the constructed infrastructure is a fixed structure. Removed hydrocarbons can be collected for further processing, use in the process, and/or use as recovered.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
System and method to assess and report the health of landing gear related components
Paging of a user equipment (UE) within a wireless communications system
Portable stand
Digital camera supporting intelligent self-timer mode and method of controlling the same
Focus detection device and imaging apparatus having the same
Advertising apparatus
Plant disease control composition and its use
  Randomly Featured Patents
Process for producing very low COD unbleached pulp
Garbage can holder
System and method for adaptively controlling receiver gain switch points
Contents data transmission/reception system, contents data transmitter, contents data receiver and contents data transmission/reception method
Process and equipment, in particular for the conditioning of waste water sludges
Self-powered devices and methods
Method of processing a Radon data based image function and imaging method
Hydrogen absorbing alloy powder and process for producing same
System and methods for using an application layer control protocol transporting spatial location information pertaining to devices connected to wired and wireless internet protocol networks
Predictive multi-channel decoder