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Liquid Fuels (excluding Fuels That Are Exclusively Mixtures Of Liquid Hydrocarbons)

Liquid Fuels (excluding Fuels That Are Exclusively Mixtures Of Liquid Hydrocarbons) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

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Liquid Fuels (excluding Fuels That Are Exclusively Mixtures Of Liquid Hydrocarbons)



Method for prevention of biodeterioration of fuels
12/04/14 - 20140352202 - A method for preventing biodeterioration of fuel. The method reduces the microbial growth in fuel by administering an antimicrobial peptide (or efflux pump inhibitor) to a fuel phase of the fuel, an aqueous phase of the fuel, or both, which disrupts the cellular membrane (or the efflux pumps thereof) of...

Process for converting a biomass material
11/06/14 - 20140325896 - A process for converting a biomass material comprising a) pyrolyzing a biomass material to produce a biomass-derived pyrolysis product; b) providing a petroleum-derived hydrocarbon composition having a C7-asphaltenes content of equal to or more than 0.2 wt %, based on the total weight of the petroleum-derived hydrocarbon composition, which petroleum-derived...

Catalyst and process for the production of diesel fuel from natural gas, natural gas liquids, or other gaseous feedstocks
09/11/14 - 20140250770 - A unique process and catalyst is described that operates efficiently for the direct production of a high cetane diesel type fuel or diesel type blending stock from stoichiometric mixtures of hydrogen and carbon monoxide. This invention allows for, but is not limited to, the economical and efficient production high quality...

System and method for cleaning fuel on egress from fuel tank
08/21/14 - 20140230315 - A filtered fuel system in a fuel system is disclosed. The filtered fuel system may include a strainer connected to a fuel tank opening of a fuel tank, the strainer removing a first type of contaminant. The filtered fuel system may additionally include a fuel filter positioned within a sump...

Process for separation of a mixture containing a microbial oil and microbial substance
08/07/14 - 20140215903 - A process for separation of a mixture comprising at least a microbial oil and a microbial substance into at least a first phase comprising at least part of the microbial oil and a second phase comprising at least part of the microbial substance, wherein the separation is carried out by...

Enhanced methods of synthetic chemical and fuel production through integrated processing and emission recovery
12/26/13 - 20130340322 - The process described in this embodiment relates to the field of synthetic fuel and synthetic chemical production through co-processing methods such as pyrolysis, combustion, gasification, distillation, catalytic synthesis, methanol synthesis, hydro-treatment, and hydrogenation, cavitation, bioreaction, and water treatment. The inventions described herein relates to synthetic hydrocarbons derived from various carbonaceous...

Novel fuel compositions and methods for making same
12/26/13 - 20130340323 - This invention relates to low sulfur marine/bunker fuel compositions and methods of making same. Contrary to conventional marine/bunker fuel compositions/methods, the inventive lower sulfur compositions/methods focus on use of mostly uncracked components, such as (cat feed) hydrotreated gasoils, and/or can also have reduced contents of residual components....

High heat retention fluid m-925
11/28/13 - 20130312317 - The fluid mixture herein declared, includes three chemicals, one which is a silicone fluid normally used as a textile auxiliary agent, one which is a solvent, and one which is a viscous liquid used for various industrial applications. And the combining of all three agents at the developed percentages, forms...

Process for controlling the simultaneous production of diesel and jet fuel range paraffins by blending feedstocks
11/21/13 - 20130305591 - A process for controlling the simultaneous production of hydrocarbons with boiling points in both the diesel fuel range and the aviation fuel range from renewable feedstocks originating from plants or animals other than petroleum feedstocks is described. The hydrocarbon product can be adjusted by changing the feedstocks without requiring different...

Recycling and reinvestment of carbon from agricultural processes for renewable fuel and materials using thermochemical regeneration
08/15/13 - 20130205647 - Techniques, systems, apparatus and material are disclosed for regeneration or recycling of carbon substances into renewable fuel and materials. In one aspect, a method of recycling carbon to produce a renewable fuel can include harvesting carbon donors, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), emitted from an agricultural process. Hydrogen donors, such...

System for desalting fuel oil using a steam jet pump
05/09/13 - 20130111804 - A method and system for desalting a fuel having a salt therein is disclosed. A jet of superheated steam is provided at a selected pressure and fuel is drawn into the jet of superheated steam to form a mixture of the fuel and the superheated steam. The mixture is injected...

Thermodepolymerization of plastic using induction heating
03/21/13 - 20130067800 - Methods and apparatuses to depolymerize plastic to create fuel are provided. Plastic feedstock is heated to a molten state. The molten plastic is further heated by electromagnetic induction to a vapor state. The plastic vapor is collected and the temperature of the plastic vapor is lowered to produce liquid fuel....

Method for generating electricity and for producing gasoline from methanol and system therefor
01/17/13 - 20130014430 - A method for generating electric power and for producing gasoline from methanol, includes the steps of: synthesizing gasoline by reacting methanol under a catalyst; recovering heat generated from the gasoline synthetic reaction of methanol by cooling the reaction with coolant to vaporize the coolant; and generating electric power by using...

Fuel deoxygenation using surface-modified porous membranes
01/03/13 - 20130000180 - A fuel deoxygenation system includes an oxygen permeable membrane having a porous membrane and an oleophobic layer. The porous membrane has pores that create a passage extending from a first side to an opposite second side of the porous membrane. The pores have an average pore diameter less than or...

Methods and apparatuses for forming low-metal biomass-derived pyrolysis oil
12/20/12 - 20120317871 - Embodiments of methods and apparatuses for forming a low-metal biomass-derived pyrolysis oil are provided. The method comprises the steps of filtering a biomass-derived pyrolysis oil with a high flux rate filter arrangement having a flux rate of about 10 L/m2/hr or greater to form a low-solids biomass-derived pyrolysis oil. The...

Novel fuel compositions and methods for making same
10/04/12 - 20120246999 - This invention relates to low sulfur marine/bunker fuel compositions and methods of making same. Contrary to conventional marine/bunker fuel compositions/methods, the inventive lower sulfur compositions/methods focus on use of mostly uncracked components, such as (cat feed) hydrotreated gasoils, and/or can also have reduced contents of residual components....

Automated fuel polishing system and methods
08/02/12 - 20120192480 - An automated system for fuel polishing stored fuel in multiple storage tanks by circulating fuel in two or more distinct fluid paths, wherein the system comprises automatically actuating two or more two-way valves when changing fluid paths. In preferred embodiments the system does not comprise a system controller that activates...

Enclosed rotor-based cavitational and catalytic flow-through reaction chamber
05/24/12 - 20120124894 - The current application is directed to an enclosed rotor-based cavitational and catalytic flow-through reaction chamber (“ERCCFRC”) that can be employed in a variety of thermal, chemical, and fluid-mechanical processes. The ERCCFRC features a reaction chamber that incorporated a spinning rotor, generating fluid-mechanical forces and cavitation in a fluid within the...

Phosphorus recovery from hydrothermal treatment of biomass
04/26/12 - 20120096762 - Biomass based feeds are processed under hydrothermal treatment conditions to produce a hydrocarbon liquid product and a solids portion. The solids portion can contain a portion of the phosphorus from the biomass feed. The amount of phosphorus in the solids portion can be increased for some biomass feeds by adding...

Methods for integrated fast pyrolysis processing of biomass
04/19/12 - 20120090221 - Methods, process, apparatus, equipment, and systems are disclosed for converting biomass into bio-oil fractions for chemicals, materials, feedstocks and fuels using a low-cost, integrated fast pyrolysis system. The system improves upon prior art by creating stable, bio-oil fractions which have unique properties that make them individually superior to conventional bio-oil....

Process for preparing a fluidizable biomass-catalyst composite material
03/15/12 - 20120060408 - A process is disclosed for preparing fluidizable particles of a biomass/catalyst composite material. The process comprises the steps of (i) providing a particulate, solid biomass material; (ii) forming a composite of the biomass material and a catalytic material; (iii) subjecting the biomass material to a thermal treatment at a torrefaction...

Non-woven fabric and method for fabricating the same, gas fuel generation device and method for generating gas fuel
02/23/12 - 20120042564 - A non-woven fabric reacting with a liquid to generate gas fuel is provided. The non-woven fabric includes a plurality of core-sheath fibres, and each of the core-sheath fibres includes a core layer, a sheath layer, and a plurality of solid particles. The core layer has a first melting point. The...

Fuel composition and its use
12/22/11 - 20110308140 - A method for increasing flamespeed of an internal combustion engine by burning a certain gasoline composition is provided. The gasoline composition contains (a) a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and (b) a minor amount of at least one hydrocarbon having 5 to 12...

Fuel filter
11/17/11 - 20110277374 - Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for adding a lubricating additive to a diesel fuel. In one embodiment, a system for controlling the release of a fuel additive into a diesel fuel is provided, the system having: a housing having at least one inlet opening and at least one...

Flow improver for biodiesel fuels
10/27/11 - 20110258909 - A flow improver for biodiesel fuels, comprising an α-olefin polymer with a weight average molecular weight of 50,000 to 500,000 that is obtained by polymerization of an α-olefin mixture (C), wherein the mole ratio (A)/(B) of an α-olefin (A) with 10 carbon atoms and an α-olefin (B) with 14 to...

Method and apparatus for conversion of disposable hydrocarbons into diesel and heating oil fuels and conversion of biomass into biodiesel
09/29/11 - 20110232158 - The disclosure is of a method and apparatus for conversion of disposable hydrocarbons into diesel and heating oil fuels and conversion of biomass into biodiesel fuel. The apparatus comprises a feed stock tank, a preparation tank for first stage warming of the feedstock, a first heat exchanger to separate out...

One-step conversion of solid lignin to liquid products
07/21/11 - 20110173875 - The present invention refers to a method of converting a lignin material into a liquid product and the liquid product obtainable by the method....

Product containing monomer and polymers of titanyls and methods for making same
05/26/11 - 20110119988 - A compound of Formula (II) and (III), or a mixture of any two or more thereof; wherein M is Ti or Zr; R3 at each occurrence is H, F, Cl, Br, I, CN, OR4, NR5R6, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl, substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkylalkyl, unsubstituted heterocyclyl, or...

Engine fuels from coal and biomass volatile matter
11/25/10 - 20100293837 - Apparatus and a process are described for compressing superheated steam into porous coal chunks in a chamber, and, after a time interval, expanding this steam out of the chamber, and repeating this steam cycle of compression followed by expansion. Thusly heated by the steam, volatile matter separates from the solid...

Synthetic diesel fuel compositions
11/18/10 - 20100287819 - In various aspects, a synthetic diesel fuel composition is provided that comprises at least three C10-C18 hydrocarbon compounds selected from the group consisting of decane, butylcyclohexane, hexylbenzene, hexylcyclohexane, octylbenzene, octylcyclohexane, decylbenzene, decylcyclohexane, dodecylbenzene, and dodecylcyclohexane. The synthetic diesel fuel composition also comprises at least one aromatic hydrocarbon compound at greater...

Gas oil composition
09/09/10 - 20100223838 - The present invention provides a gas oil composition for use in a diesel engine with a geometric compression ratio of greater than 16, equipped with a supercharger and an EGR, containing an FT synthetic base oil and having a sulfur content of 5 ppm by mass or less, an oxygen...

Production of stable biomass pyrolysis oils using fractional catalytic pyrolysis
08/26/10 - 20100212215 - Methods for fractional catalytic pyrolysis which allow for conversion of biomass into a slate of desired products without the need for post-pyrolysis separation are described. The methods involve use of a fluid catalytic bed which is maintained at a suitable pyrolysis temperature. Biomass is added to the catalytic bed, preferably...

Regulating vanadium inhibitor in a gas turbine
08/12/10 - 20100199546 - A method and system are disclosed that enable an automatic regulation of a vanadium inhibitor in a fuel of a gas turbine. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining an indication as to whether an additional inhibitor is required in the fuel of the gas turbine based on an amount...

Fuel apparatus and method
07/29/10 - 20100186287 - An apparatus and method of enhancing fuel combustion by organizing an amount of transformed water with a high level of stored energy into a geometric arrangement such that a central cavity is created that substantially surrounds a segment of a fuel line leading to a combustion device such as an...

Apparatus and process for production of nanobubble liquid
04/01/10 - 20100077650 - An apparatus and process for production of a liquid containing fuel that avoid the need to add any extra surfactant and also the need to apply ultrasonic wave energy and attain high stability of minute bubbles, etc. Production apparatus for a liquid containing fuel comprises pump for pressurizing a stored...

Maritime hydrogen or hydrocarbon production facility
03/04/10 - 20100050500 - The present invention relates to a maritime facility for the production of large quantities of hydrogen or hydrocarbons, consisting of a plurality of interconnecting modules of two designs. The first module design (a generating module) converts the linear motion of wind into electrical energy. A second module (a refining module)...

Conversion of biogas to liquid fuels
10/08/09 - 20090249682 - Biogas is converted to a liquid fuel by passing the biogas through a liquid reaction medium that contains a petroleum fraction in the presence of a transition metal catalyst, and doing so at an elevated but non-boiling temperature....

Gasoline composition
07/30/09 - 20090188156 - (b) from 0.1 to 5 wt %, based on the overall gasoline composition, of a base oil having a kinematic viscosity at 100° C. of at least 1 cSt which is derived from the product of a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process....

Light oil composition
07/02/09 - 20090165362 - The invention provides a gas oil composition wherein the molar ratio of isoparaffins with carbon number of m and two or more branches to isoparaffins with carbon number of m and one branch within the range of C10-21 is 0.05-3.5, wherein m is an integer of 10-21, and the molar...

Operating a four-stroke spark-ignition internal combustion engine
07/02/09 - 20090165363 - (b) from 0.1 wt % to 5 wt %, based on the overall gasoline composition, of a base oil having a kinematic viscosity at 100° C. of at least 1 cSt....

Carbon dioxide recovery from biofuels processes for the production of urea
06/18/09 - 20090151229 - The present invention is generally directed to systems and methods for processing biomass for the production of biofuels, wherein carbon dioxide (CO2) produced as a by-product of such processing is reacted with ammonia (NH3) to produce urea (NH2)2CO, a common agricultural fertilizer. In some such embodiments, the urea so produced...

Process to prepare methanol and/or dimethylether
05/21/09 - 20090126259 - wherein at least part of the first liquid water-rich by-product is used in step (c), forming at least part of the liquid water-containing cooling medium....

Reaction method using a microreactor, and a microreactor
04/30/09 - 20090107030 - A reaction method using a microreactor, comprises: forming, in a microchannel, an at least two-layered laminar flow in n kinds (n is an integer of 3 or more) of a fluid 1, a fluid 2, . . . , and a fluid n at least two kinds of which are...

Method of making high energy distillate fuels
04/23/09 - 20090100746 - A process of upgrading a highly aromatic hydrocarbon feedstream comprising (a) contacting a highly aromatic hydrocarbon feedstream, wherein a major portion of the feedstream has a boiling range of from about 300° F. to about 800° F., under catalytic conditions with a catalyst system, containing a hydrotreating catalyst and a...

Fuel compositions
04/16/09 - 20090094885 - Reaction products of an acidic organic compound, a boron compound, and an alkoxylated amine and/or alkoxylated amide. Also disclosed are lubricating oil compositions and fuel compositions containing the reaction products....

Gas oil composition
02/19/09 - 20090044444 - The present invention provides a gas oil composition for use in a diesel engine with a geometric compression ratio of 16 or less, equipped with a supercharger and an EGR, containing an FT synthetic base oil and having a sulfur content of 5 ppm by mass or less, an oxygen...