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Base stocks and lubricant compositions containing same

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Advanced combustion fuel compositions

Fuel compositions for advanced combustion engines that include a naphtha boiling range portion are provided, where the fuel compositions can have a reduced ignition delay and/or an improved derived cetane number. The improved combustion properties can be achieved by adding a portion of a light naphtha (boiling range) composition to a heavy naphtha boiling range composition. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Solvent extraction for correction of color and aromatics distribution of heavy neutral base stocks

Systems and methods are provided for performing solvent extraction on heavy neutral base stocks. The aromatic extraction can reduce aromatics content while have a reduced or minimized impact on lubricant properties. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing with bulk catalysts for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Block processing configurations for base stock production from deasphalted oil

Systems and methods are provided for block operation during lubricant and/or fuels production from deasphalted oil. During “block” operation, a deasphalted oil and/or the hydroprocessed effluent from an initial processing stage can be split into a plurality of fractions. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Aircraft turbine oil base stock and method of making

Provided is a polyol ester base stock composition with reduced odor and volatility. The polyol ester back stock composition does not include c5 acid. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Selective aerobic oxidation of dimethylbiphenyls

A process for selective oxidation of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) to form methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s), which can be esterified to form plasticizers, comprising contacting a solution of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) in acetic acid in the presence of an oxidation catalyst and air under time and temperature conditions sufficient to oxidize the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) into one or more methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s) products, conducting at least one of (i) adding an antisolvent, or (ii) optimizing a total conversion of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s) by oxidation based upon a molar ratio of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl isomers, or (iii) precipitating the methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s) products by lowering the temperature, or (iv) decreasing the oxidation reaction temperature to enhance conversion of aldehydes over methyl functional groups, so as to limit over-oxidation of the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl(s), wherein the oxidation reaction is conducted in the absence of bromide-containing catalysts.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Selective aerobic oxidation of dimethylbiphenyls

A process for selective oxidation of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl to form methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s), comprising contacting a solution of dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl in acetic acid solvent in the presence of a co(ii) acetate catalyst and air, and optionally adding a co-solvent, or adding sodium or potassium acetate, and oxidizing the dimethyl-1,1′-biphenyl under time and temperature conditions sufficient to form one or more methyl-1,1′-biphenyl mono-carboxylic acid(s). The mono-carboxylic acids are advantageously isolated and esterified to form biphenyl mono-esters for use as plasticizers.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Surface texture design for stable solid-air-liquid composite interfaces and methods of making

Described herein is an integrated approach towards design of surfaces for stable wettability regimes with various liquids. The approach comprises a designing component used to calculate stable thermodynamic configurations associated with different wettability states, and an experimental component that allows for manufacturing of different surfaces with re-entrant texture features as calculated by the modeling approach.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Functionalized surfaces for multiphase wettability

Described herein are methods of manipulating/tailoring wettability of liquids on physically/chemically modified surfaces under multiphase conditions (i.e. >1 liquid contacting surface). ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Separation of co2 from gas mixtures

Processes for separating carbon dioxide from a gas mixture that comprises co2 and n2 that are based upon formation of gas hydrates, and systems useful for implementing such processes, are disclosed.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Separation of methane from gas mixtures

Processes for separating methane from a gas mixture that comprises methane and c2 gas, including c2+ gas, and other gases, including co2 and h2s, that are based upon formation of gas hydrates, and systems useful for implementing such processes, are disclosed.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

Extending dewaxing cycle length

. . Methods are provided for dewaxing a distillate fuel boiling range feed to improve one or more cold flow properties of the distillate fuel feed, such as cloud point. The dewaxing can be performed in the presence of an olefin co-feed that allows for an increase in the average temperature for exposure of the feed to the dewaxing catalyst. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180171244

Process for improving gasoline quality from cracked naphtha

A method is provided for producing gasoline that includes separating a cracked naphtha feed into a light catalytic naphtha fraction and a heavy naphtha fraction; and exposing the light catalytic naphtha fraction to a catalyst under effective conversion conditions to reduce sulfur content of the light catalytic naphtha fraction while also reducing a reid vapor pressure and an olefin content of the light catalytic naphtha fraction, wherein the effective conversion conditions comprise a pressure of less than about 500 psig and a temperature of at least about 550° f. (288° c.).. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180171242

Efficient process for upgrading paraffins to gasoline

Methods and systems are disclosed for upgrading a paraffinic feed to gasoline. The system includes a fluidized cracker receiving a paraffin-containing feedstream and producing an olefin product therefrom, the olefin product comprising c4 olefins; a separation system receiving the olefinic product and separating an olefin-containing feed therefrom, the olefin-containing feed having an olefin content of at least about 10 wt %; and an oligomerization reaction system receiving the olefin-containing feed and exposing the olefin-containing feed to a conversion catalyst under first effective conversion conditions to form an oligomerized olefin effluent comprising c5+ olefinic compounds.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180171241

Efficient process for converting heavy oil to gasoline

Methods and systems are provided for making gasoline. The method includes converting a resid-containing feed to a first fuel gas and a fluid coke in a fluidized bed reactor; gasifying the fluid coke with steam and air to produce a second fuel gas, said second fuel gas comprising a syngas; contacting the first fuel gas with a first conversion catalyst under first effective conversion conditions to form an effluent comprising c5+ hydrocarbon compounds; and converting the syngas to gasoline boiling range hydrocarbons by converting the syngas to a methanol intermediate product.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180171238

Trim alkali metal desulfurization of refinery fractions

Systems and methods are provided for upgrading aromatic refinery fractions by performing trim alkali metal desulfurization. The alkali metal desulfurization can be performed by mixing the aromatic refinery fraction with alkali metal in finely dispersed solid and/or molten form, such as molten sodium. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180170838

Upgrading ethane-containing light paraffins streams

A process for upgrading an ethane-containing c5− paraffin stream comprises contacting the paraffin stream with an oxygen containing gas in the presence of a selective oxidation catalyst under conditions to selectively oxidize at least part of the ethane in the paraffin stream and produce a first product stream comprising ethylene. At least part of the first product stream may then be contacted with an isoparaffin-containing feed in the presence of a solid alkylation catalyst and under conditions to alkylate at least part of the isoparaffin with at least part of the ethylene and produce a second product stream comprising c6+ alkylate. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180170826

Upgrading ethane-containing light paraffins streams

In a process for upgrading an ethane-containing c5− paraffin stream, the paraffin stream is contacted with an oxygen containing gas in the presence of a selective oxidation catalyst under conditions to selectively oxidize at least part of the ethane in the paraffin stream and produce a first product stream comprising ethylene. At least part of the first product stream is then with an oligomerization catalyst under conditions to oligomerize at least part of the ethylene and produce a second product stream comprising gasoline and/or distillate boiling range hydrocarbons. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180170825

Process and system for low pressure olefin conversion to a distillate boiling range product

Processes and reaction systems for low pressure oligomerization of olefins to produce distillate boiling range products using zeolite catalysts are provided herein.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180170823

Efficient process for converting methanol to gasoline

Systems and methods are provided for the conversion of methanol to gasoline. Such methods may be performed be the sequential conversion of methanol to dimethyl ether, the conversion of dimethyl ether (and unconverted methanol, if present) to an intermediate olefin-rich product, and the oligomerization of the olefin-rich product to gasoline boiling range hydrocarbons.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180169644

Upgrading fuel gas using stoichiometric air for catalyst regeneration

Systems and methods are provided for catalyst regeneration using a stoichiometric amount or less air for coke combustion.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180169623

Fuel upgrading by reforming and dehydrocracking

Zn-promoted and/or ga-promoted cracking catalysts, such as cracking catalysts comprising an mse framework zeolite or an mfi framework zeolite can provide unexpectedly superior conversion of branched paraffins when used as part of a catalyst during reforming of a hydrocarbon fuel stream. The conversion and reforming of the hydrocarbon fuel stream can occur, for example, in an internal combustion engine. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180169612

Core-shell compositions, methods of making the same, and gas separation processes using the same

Porous organic compositions including a core comprising nitrogen-containing molecules and a shell comprising nitrogen-containing compounds wherein the shell is non-chemically bonded to the core are provided herein. Processes for making the porous organic compositions as well as gas separation processes using the porous organic compositions are also provided herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/21/18 / #20180169602

Upgrading hydrocarbons using stoichiometric or below stoichiometric air for catalyst regeneration

A method is provided for upgrading a hydrocarbon feed. The method may include contacting a hydrocarbon feed with a catalyst in a fluidized bed reactor; directing a portion of the catalyst from the fluidized bed reactor to a regeneration zone, such that the portion of the catalyst flows in a first direction through the regeneration zone; directing combustion air into the regeneration zone in a counter-flow direction to the first direction, wherein the combustion air is provided at a rate of about 100.05% or less of the stoichiometric air requirement for combusting coke present on the portion of catalyst; regenerating the portion of the catalyst in the regeneration zone to produce regenerated catalyst; and directing a portion of the hydrocarbon feed to combine with the regenerated catalyst downstream of the regeneration zone and lift the regenerated catalyst back to the fluidized bed reactor.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180165424

Method for dynamic bias management between online process analyzers and referee tests

Provided herein are methods for dynamic bias management between online process analyzers and laboratory certification tests. In many refinery processes, online analyzers are used to determine any number of properties to ensure the product being produced meets a given target or specification. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180163532

Systems and methods for real-time monitoring of a line

A system for monitoring a line comprising a line, such as a mooring line, umbilical, pipeline, or riser. Connected to an offshore structure including a control processor located on the offshore structure, a wireless network comprising a plurality of communication nodes positioned along the line, and a plurality of measurement devices embedded within the communication nodes. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180162789

Methods and systems for converting hydrocarbons

Methods and systems for converting hydrocarbons including exposing a portion of a hydroperoxide-containing feed including tert-butyl hydroperoxide to a solid deperoxidation catalyst under decomposition conditions to form an oxidation effluent comprising tert-butyl alcohol, wherein the solid deperoxidation catalyst comprises a manganese oxide octahedral molecular sieve, are provided herein. Further methods and systems for converting the oxidation effluent to an alkylation product are also provided herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180162788

Production of iso-octene from tertiary alcohols

Systems and methods are provided for forming alkylate from a tertiary alcohol feed. Olefins for the alkylation reaction can be generated from a portion of the tertiary alcohol feed. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180162787

Production of high octane hydrocarbon from light alkane feed using oxidation and acid catalysis chemistry

Systems and methods are provided for production of high octane hydrocarbon from an isoparaffin feed using oxidation acid catalysis chemistry.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180162786

Production of alkylate from light alkanes

Systems and methods are provided for forming alkylate from an isoparaffin-containing feed. Olefins for the alkylation reaction can be generated from a portion of the isoparaffin-containing feed. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180161743

Method for oxygenate conversion in a fluid catalytic cracker

Provided herein are dual riser fluid catalytic cracking processes for producing light olefins from an oxygenate feed, such as a methanol feed, in a conventional fcc unit. In certain aspects the processes comprise cracking a hydrocarbon feed in a first riser comprising a first catalyst under first riser conditions to form a first effluent enriched in olefins, light gasoil, gasoline, or a combination thereof; cracking a hydrocarbon oxygenate feed in a second riser comprising a second catalyst under second riser conditions to form a second effluent enriched in olefins; recovering the first and second catalyst from the first and second effluents in a common reactor; regenerating the recovered first and second catalyst in a regenerator using heat from the exothermic cracking of the hydrocarbon oxygenate feed; and recirculating the regenerated first and second catalyst to the first and second riser.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/14/18 / #20180161139

Removal of occluded alkali metal cations from mse-framework type molecular sieves

A method for reducing the level of occluded alkali metal cations from an mse-framework type molecular sieve comprises either (a) contacting the molecular sieve with a solution containing ammonium ions at a temperature of at least about 50° c. To ammonium-exchange at least part of the occluded potassium ions or (b) contacting the molecular sieve with steam at a temperature of at least about 300° c. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/07/18 / #20180156086

Systems for in situ monitoring of working fluids and working fluid systems

A working fluid monitoring system for monitoring a working fluid of working fluid system of a piece of equipment is provided. The working fluid monitoring system can include a filter member having an inlet, an outlet, and a filter media disposed between the inlet and the outlet. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/07/18 / #20180155647

Low sulfur marine bunker fuels and methods of making same

This invention relates to low sulfur marine bunker fuel compositions and methods of making the same. The invention also relates to an uncracked, hydrotreated vacuum resid for use in making the low sulfur marine bunker fuel composition. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/07/18 / #20180155637

Integrated oxygenate conversion and olefin oligomerization

Systems and methods are provided for integration of an oxygenate conversion process with an olefin oligomerization process. The integrated process can produce gasoline of a desired octane and/or distillate fuel of a desired cetane.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/07/18 / #20180155631

Combined olefin and oxygenate conversion for aromatics production

Systems and methods are provided for inclusion of olefins in the reaction environment for an oxygenate conversion process. For conversion processes involving a metal-promoted zeolitic catalyst, addition of olefins to an oxygenate feed can reduce or minimize loss of aromatic selectivity as the catalyst is exposed to the feed. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/07/18 / #20180155261

Method for converting natural gas to dimethyl ether

Systems and methods for upgrading natural gas that may include the division of a natural gas feed steam into two parts—one that is partially oxidized into syngas and a second that is “dry” reformed into syngas with the assistance of heat from the partial oxidation. Each of the resulting syngas products may then be combined, and after water is condensed from the syngas, the combined syngas product may be converted to dimethyl ether.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/24/18 / #20180143168

Systems and methods for generating a petroleum model of composition using two-dimensional gas chromatography

Methods to generate a model of composition for a petroleum sample can include providing a petroleum sample to a two-dimensional gas chromatograph coupled with at least one detector. The chromatograph can have first and second columns. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/24/18 / #20180142066

Sulfur terminated organosilica materials and uses thereof

Provided herein are compositions and methods for use of an organosilica material comprising a copolymer of at least one monomer of formula [r1r2sich2]3 (i), wherein, r1 represents a c1-c4 alkoxy group; and r2 is a c1-c4 alkoxy group or a c1-c4 alkyl group; and at least one other monomer of formula [(z1o)xz23-xsi—z3—sz4] (ii), wherein, z1 represents a hydrolysable functional group; z2 represents a c1-c10 alkyl or aryl group; z3 represents a c2-c11 cyclic or linear hydrocarbon; z4 is either h or o3h; and x represents any one of integers 1, 2, and 3. The composition may be used as a support material to covalently attach transition metal cations, as a sorbent for olefin/paraffin separations, as a catalyst support for hydrogenation reactions, as a precursor for highly dispersed metal nanoparticles, or as a polar sorbent for crude feeds.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/24/18 / #20180141059

Nozzle for wet gas scrubber

A nozzle and methods of gas stripping utilizing the nozzle are provided. A nozzle is provided comprising a ceramic nozzle assembly comprising an inlet at one end of a cylindrical portion, an outlet at one end of a conical portion; the cylindrical portion transitioning to the conical portion at an end of the cylindrical portion distal from the inlet; the conical portion transitioning to the cylindrical portion at an end of the conical portion distal from the outlet; and a ceramic vane assembly within the cylindrical portion; the vane assembly comprising a central vane support located substantially concentrically within the cylindrical portion, and a plurality of angled vanes extending from the central vane support to an inner wall of the cylindrical portion; wherein the ceramic nozzle assembly and the ceramic vane assembly are manufactured such that the two assemblies comprise a single piece of ceramic.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/24/18 / #20180141033

Apparatus and method for mixing and/or mulling a sample

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for mixing and/or mulling a sample, the apparatus comprising at least one container made of a flexible material and containing a sample, means for holding the container, and means for impacting the container, wherein the means for holding and the means for impacting are movable relative to each other, and wherein the means for holding, the means for impacting, and the container are arranged such that the means for impacting and the container can repeatedly collide, whereby an energy of collision can be imparted to the sample, thereby mixing and/or mulling the sample. Also disclosed is an assembly for performing high throughput experiments including the apparatus for mixing and/or mulling a sample and an extruder configured to receive a sample weighing less than 100 grams.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134978

Fuel compositions for controlling combustion in engines

Naphtha boiling range compositions are provided that can have improved combustion properties (relative to the research octane number of the composition) in spark ignition engines and/or compression ignition engines. The improved combustion properties can be achieved by controlling the total combined amounts of n-paraffins and isoparaffins that include a straight-chain propyl group (r1—ch2—ch2—ch2—r2). ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134975

Fuel compositions for controlling combustion in engines

Naphtha boiling range compositions are provided that can have improved combustion properties (relative to the research octane number of the composition) in spark ignition engines and/or compression ignition engines. The improved combustion properties can be achieved by controlling the total combined amounts of n-paraffins and isoparaffins that include a straight-chain propyl group (r1—ch2—ch2—ch2—r2). ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134972

Processing of challenged fractions and cracked co-feeds

Systems and methods are provided for upgrading blends of catalytic slurry oil and steam cracker tar to form fuel and/or fuel blending products. The steam cracker tar can optionally correspond to a fluxed steam cracker tar that includes steam cracker gas oil and/or another type of gas oil or other diluent. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134965

Production of carbon blacks and resins from hydrotreated catalytic slurry oil

Systems and methods are provided for forming specialty products from hydrotreated fcc fractions. Optionally, the hydrotreated fcc fractions used for forming the specialty products can further include a (hydrotreated) portion of a steam cracker tar fraction. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134944

Injection fluids for oil recovery and methods of making and using the same

Viscous aqueous injections fluids including polymers having hydrophilic moieties and hydrophobic groups and at least one of crude oil emulsions and amphiphilic diblock copolymers are provided herein. Methods of making the aqueous injection fluids, and methods of using the aqueous injection fluids for oil recovery are also provided.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/17/18 / #20180134943

Injection fluids for oil recovery and methods of making and using the same

Viscous aqueous injections fluids including polymers having hydrophilic moieties and hydrophobic groups and at least one of crude oil emulsions and amphiphilic diblock copolymers are provided herein. Methods of making the aqueous injection fluids, and methods of using the aqueous injection fluids for oil recovery are also provided.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

05/03/18 / #20180119048

Method for improving engine fuel efficiency

. . . . . . A method for improving fuel efficiency and reducing frictional properties while maintaining or improving deposit control, in an engine lubricated with a lubricating oil. The lubricating engine oil has a composition including from 75 to 95 wt % of lubricating oil base stock selected from the group consisting of a group i base stock, a group ii base stock, a group iii base stock, a group iv base stock, a group v base stock and combinations thereof; a friction modifier mixture comprising a polymeric ethoxylated fatty acid ester having a molecular weight of greater than or equal to 2000 at from 0.1 to 1.0 wt. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/19/18 / #20180105761

Lubricant basestock production with enhanced aromatic saturation

Systems and methods are provided for producing lubricant basestocks using a process flow that includes a conversion catalyst that can provide a desired improvement in viscosity index at a reduced or minimized amount of feed conversion. An initial processing stage can be used to produce a lubricant boiling range fraction with a reduced or minimized heteroatom content. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/19/18 / #20180104759

Laser metal deposition welding process, parts formed therefrom and uses in oil, gas and petrochemical applications

Provided is an oil, gas and/or petrochemical ferrous or non-ferrous material component including two or more segments of ferrous or non-ferrous components for joining, wherein the two or more segments are of the same or different materials, and laser metal deposition weldments bonding adjacent segments of said components together. Also provided are methods of making laser metal deposition weldments and their uses in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/12/18 / #20180100120

Method for preventing or minimizing electrostatic discharge and dielectric breakdown in electric vehicle powertrains

This disclosure relates to a method for preventing or minimizing electrostatic discharge and dielectric breakdown in an electric vehicle powertrain by controlling electrical conductivity over a lifetime of a lubricating oil in an electric vehicle powertrain lubricated with the lubricating oil. The lubricating oil has a composition including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component, and an additive package as a minor component comprising one or more lubricating oil additives, and an effective amount of one or more conductivity agents, as a minor component. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/12/18 / #20180100118

Method for controlling electrical conductivity of lubricating oils in electric vehicle powertrains

This disclosure relates to a method for minimizing the electrical drainage of charged electrical powertrain components, a method for controlling electrical conductivity over a lifetime of a lubricating oil in an electric vehicle powertrain lubricated with the lubricating oil, and a method for obtaining a desired electrical conductivity-to-dielectric constant ratio of a lubricating oil for an electric vehicle powertrain and powertrain components. The methods relate to controlling at least one of oxidation, deposit formation and corrosion over the service lifetime of the oil. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/12/18 / #20180100117

Lubricating oil compositions for electric vehicle powertrains

This disclosure relates to a lubricating oil for an electric vehicle powertrain and powertrain components. The lubricating oil has a composition including a lubricating base oil as a major component, an additive package, as a minor component, and an effective amount of one or more conductivity agents, as a minor component. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/12/18 / #20180100115

High conductivity lubricating oils for electric and hybrid vehicles

Provided is a lubricating oil for electric and hybrid vehicles. The lubricating oil has a composition including at least 80 wt % of a lubricating base oil, from 0.8 to 5 wt % of one or more metal detergents, from 0 to 5 wt % of one or more dispersants, from 0 to 1.5 wt % of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate antiwear agent, from 0 to 0.2 wt % of a molybdenum dialkyldithiocarbamate, from 0 to 2 wt % of a viscosity modifier based on active ingredient, and from 0.01 to 5 wt % of other lubricating oil additives. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

04/12/18 / #20180100114

Low conductivity lubricating oils for electric and hybrid vehicles

Provided is a lubricating oil for electric and hybrid vehicles. The lubricating oil includes at least 80 wt % of a lubricating base oil, 0.5 to 5 wt % of one or more dispersants, 0 to 4 wt % of one or more neutral metal detergents, 0 to 1.5 wt % of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate, 0 to 0.2 wt % of molybdenum dialkyldithiocarbamate, 0 to 2 wt % of an active viscosity modifier, and 0.01 to 5 wt % of one or more other lubricating oil additives. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/29/18 / #20180086682

Processes for preparing vinylidene dimer derivatives

This disclosure provides a process for producing vinylidene dimer derivatives by subjecting one or more vinylidene dimers and one or more carbonyl-containing compounds to a carbonyl-ene reaction, optionally in the presence of a catalyst, to produce one or more vinylidene dimer derived alcohols. This disclosure also provides a process for producing vinylidene dimer derivatives by reacting one or more vinylidene dimers with one or more carbonyl-containing compounds, optionally in the presence of a catalyst, to produce one or more vinylidene dimer derived alcohols. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/22/18 / #20180082002

Systems and methods for online model validation

The disclosed subject matter includes a method for validation of a predictive model. A predictive model can be provided. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/22/18 / #20180080915

Methods for quantifying olefins in hydrocarbons

Methods and systems for quantifying olefinic hydrocarbons in a hydrocarbon sample are provided. The methods can include separating olefinic hydrocarbons from the hydrocarbon sample by high pressure liquid chromatography. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/22/18 / #20180079970

Systems and methods for separating classes of paraffinic compounds

Systems and methods for the separation of classes of paraffins from a hydrocarbon sample can include a first column comprising a first zeolite adsorbent material for the isolation of one or more n-paraffins from the hydrocarbon sample and generation of a first eluate including one or more iso-paraffins and one or more one-ring or multi-ring naphthenes. The system can further include a second column, coupled to the first column, comprising a second zeolite adsorbent material for the isolation of one or more iso-paraffins or one-ring naphthenes from the first eluate and generation of a second eluate including one or more multi-ring naphthenes.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/08/18 / #20180066203

Method for preventing or reducing low speed pre-ignition while maintaining or improving cleanliness

A method for preventing or reducing low speed pre-ignition in an engine lubricated with a lubricating oil while maintaining or improving cleanliness by using as the lubricating oil a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component, and at least one boron-containing compound and at least one overbased calcium detergent as minor components. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/08/18 / #20180066116

Natural antioxidants derived from lignin

Technical lignin compositions and pyrolysis methods for forming such technical lignin compositions from pyrolyzed biomass are provided. The technical lignin compositions can include at least about 50 wt % phenolic polymers and/or at least about 75 wt % combined phenolic monomers and phenolic polymers. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/01/18 / #20180058485

Fastener assemblies for detachably coupling structures together

A fastener assembly includes various features that work in conjunction to compress one structure against another structure thereby detachably coupling the structures together. The features may include one or more of a stud, a lever, a body, a fastener, etc. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

03/01/18 / #20180057769

Method and composition for preventing or reducing engine knock and pre-ignition in high compression spark ignition engines

A method for preventing or reducing engine knock or pre-ignition in a high compression spark ignition engine lubricated with a lubricating oil by introducing to a combustion chamber of the engine from 0.1 to 5% by volume of the gasoline used a lubricating oil as a formulated oil, said formulated oil having a composition comprising (i) a major amount of a lubricating oil base stock comprising at least 80% by weight of one branched ester having at least 15% of the total carbons in the form of methyl groups, and (ii) a minor amount of at least one ashless amine phosphate antiwear additive. Also provided is a lubricating engine oil for high compression spark ignition engines including (i) a major amount of a lubricating oil base stock comprising at least 80% by weight a trimethylol propane ester of 50:50 mixture of isobutyric acid and 3,5,5-trimethylhexanoic acid and (ii) a minor amount of at least one amine phosphate ashless antiwear additive.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/22/18 / #20180052025

Method for improving fuel economy test precision in on-road vehicles

A method for improving fuel efficiency testing precision in on-road vehicles. The method comprises: installing one or more dataloggers in one or more vehicles, each datalogger configured to receive fuel consumption data broadcast by an on-road vehicle's engine control unit (ecu); transmitting the fuel consumption data from the one or more dataloggers in the one or more on-road vehicles to a processor; and analyzing, using the processor, the fuel consumption data from the one or more dataloggers in the one or more on-road vehicles to determine fuel efficiency of the one or more on-road vehicles. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/22/18 / #20180051309

Methods to assess monitor and control bacterial biofilms

The present disclosure describes methods for detecting, monitoring, and modulating (e.g., promoting, enhancing, sustaining, maintaining, reducing, mitigating or eliminating of) biofilm formation, as well as mitigating or eliminating microbial influenced corrosion (mic) of a metal surface. The method of monitoring includes: providing a test sample; detecting at least one of a prophage gene, a prophage gene expression, a prophage gene transcript, a prophage protein, a prophage metabolite, a prophage intermediate, or a combination thereof, wherein the existence, amount or level of prophage gene expression, a prophage gene transcript, a prophage protein, a prophage metabolite, a prophage intermediate, or a combination thereof relative to a control is indicative of biofilm presence, formation or the state of the biofilm in a sample. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180037841

Lubricating engine oil for improved wear protection and fuel efficiency

. . Provided are lubricating engine oils including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component having a base oil viscosity at 100 deg. C. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180037829

Raffinate hydroconversion for production of high performance base stocks

Systems and methods are provided for production of base stocks with a viscosity index of at least 120 and/or a sulfur content of 300 wppm or less and/or a kinematic viscosity at 100° c. Of 3.0 cst to 8.0 cst by hydroconversion of a raffinate from aromatic extraction of a feed. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180036688

Separation of gases using reactive adsorbents and membranes

Gas separation modules and methods for use including an integrated adsorbent and membrane. In certain refining applications, it is paramount to obtain high purity product gases. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180036674

High temperature pressure swing adsorption for advanced sorption enhanced water gas shift

In various aspects, methods are provided for hydrogen production while reducing and/or mitigating emissions during various refinery processes that produce syngas, such as power generation. Syngas can be effectively separated to generate high purity carbon dioxide and hydrogen streams, while reducing and/or minimizing the energy required for the separation, and without needing to reduce the temperature of the flue gas. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180036673

Flexible adsorbents for low pressure drop gas separations

In various aspects, apparatuses and methods are provided for low pressure drop gas separations. In psa processes, where there are large swings in pressure and corresponding swings in fluid velocity through the adsorbent, mechanical stresses during pressure cycling are of considerable concern. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180036672

Increasing scales, capacities, and/or efficiencies in swing adsorption processes with hydrocarbon gas feeds

An adsorption module and associated processes for conducting advanced separations processes such as sorption enhanced water-gas shift (sewgs). The adsorption module contains at least one angled baffle to create at least two tapered adsorbent beds within the adsorption module. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/08/18 / #20180036670

High purity nitrogen/hydrogen production from an exhaust stream

Methods are provided for the production of nitrogen, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide from an exhaust gas. Exhaust gas from combustion in a fuel rich (or reducing) atmosphere is primarily composed of co2, co, n2, h2o, and h2. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

02/01/18 / #20180034089

Fuel cell integration within a heat recovery steam generator

Systems and methods are provided for incorporating molten carbonate fuel cells into a heat recovery steam generation system (hrsg) for production of electrical power while also reducing or minimizing the amount of co2 present in the flue gas exiting the hrsg. An optionally multi-layer screen or wall of molten carbonate fuel cells can be inserted into the hrsg so that the screen of molten carbonate fuel cells substantially fills the cross-sectional area. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

01/25/18 / #20180025278

System and method for fueling location recommendations

A system for providing fuel location recommendations can include a vehicle data receiver configured to receive vehicle data from a vehicle computer, navigational system, and/or a vehicle operator, a fuel characteristic module configured to receive fuel properties of one or more fuel batches from a fuel property database, and a recommendation module configured to determine one or more recommended locations for refueling the vehicle based on received vehicle data from the vehicle data receiver and received fuel properties from the fuel property database.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

01/11/18 / #20180010061

Production of renewable waxes and base oils

Systems and methods are provided for processing a feed derived from a renewable source to form oligomerized compounds corresponding to waxes, ketone waxes, and/or lubricant boiling range compounds. The oligomerized compounds derived from the renewable source can have various novel properties relative to waxes and/or lubricant boiling range compounds derived from mineral sources or derived from renewable sources in a conventional manner. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

01/11/18 / #20180009014

Two-stage remediation of particulate material

Methods and systems are provided for two-stage treatment of contaminated particulate material, such as soil, sediment, and/or sludge. The methods and systems utilize a thermal desorption process combined with a smoldering combustion process. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

01/04/18 / #20180002617

Processing of heavy hydrocarbon feeds

Systems and methods are provided for hydroconversion of a heavy oil feed under slurry hydroprocessing conditions and/or solvent assisted hydroprocessing conditions. The systems and methods for slurry hydroconversion can include the use of a configuration that can allow for improved separation of catalyst particles from the slurry hydroprocessing effluent. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

01/04/18 / #20180002615

Production of low cloud point distillate fuels

Systems and methods are provided for catalytically dewaxing a diesel boiling range feed. In some aspects, catalytic dewaxing can be performed at low hydrogen treat gas rates and/or low hydrogen purity conditions. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170369396

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

In a process for isoparaffin-olefin alkylation, a feed comprising at least one olefin and at least one isoparaffin is contacted under alkylation conditions in the presence of a solid acid catalyst comprising a crystalline microporous material of the mww framework type to produce an alkylated product. The alkylated product comprises a c8− fraction, which is useful as a gasoline blending stock, and a c9+ fraction, which is separated from the alkylated product and at least partially recycled to the alkylation step.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170369395

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

A process for the catalytic alkylation of an olefin with an isoparaffin is described in which a feed comprising at least one olefin and at least one isoparaffin is contacted with a solid acid catalyst under alkylation conditions effective for reaction between the olefin and the isoparaffin to produce an alkylated product. The solid acid catalyst comprises a crystalline microporous material of the mww framework type, the feed comprises at least one c5+ olefin and/or at least one c5+ isoparaffin and the alkylated product comprises at least 20% wt % of c10+ branched paraffins.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170369394

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

A process for the catalytic alkylation of an olefin with an isoparaffin comprises contacting an olefin-containing feed with an isoparaffin-containing feed under alkylation conditions in a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a solid acid catalyst comprising a crystalline microporous material of the mww framework type, wherein the reaction zone contains at least 100 kg of the catalyst and the catalyst has a cycle length of at least 150 days.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170369393

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

A process for the catalytic alkylation of an olefin with an isoparaffin comprises: contacting an olefin-containing feed with an isoparaffin-containing feed under alkylation conditions in the presence of a solid acid catalyst comprising a crystalline microporous material of the mww framework type, wherein the olefin-containing feed comprises propylene and at least one other c4 to c12 olefin.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170369392

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

In a process for the catalytic alkylation of an olefin with an isoparaffin, an olefin-containing feed is contacted with an isoparaffin-containing feed under alkylation conditions in the presence of a solid acid catalyst comprising a crystalline microporous material of the mww framework types, wherein the olefin-containing feed consists essentially of pentenes.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170368540

Isoparaffin-olefin alkylation

In a process for the catalytic alkylation of an olefin with an isoparaffi, an olefin-containing feed is contacted with an isoparaffin-containing feed under alkylation conditions in the presence of a solid acid catalyst comprising a crystalline microporous material of at least one of the mww and mor framework types, wherein the solid acid catalyst is substantially free of amorphous alumina.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/28/17 / #20170368501

Methods and systems for marine sulfur dioxide emission reduction

Improved methods and systems are provided for the on-board removal of sulfur dioxide generated by a marine vessel. The method includes spraying an alkaline fluid into the flue gas to produce a saturated flue gas stream containing the alkaline fluid; and flowing the saturated flue gas stream containing the alkaline fluid through a venturi to cause the particulates in the flue gas to impact the alkaline fluid and react at least a portion of the sulfur dioxide with the alkaline fluid.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/21/17 / #20170363288

Fired heater with heat pipe preheater

An improved fired heater with air preheating provided by one or more heat pipes. The fired heater may include at least one burner for combusting a fuel stream and an air stream and producing heated exhaust gases; a hot gas flow path and at least one conduit containing a process fluid to be heated by heat transfer from the heated exhaust gases; and an air preheater comprising at least one heat pipe having a first section exposed to the heated exhaust gases and a second section exposed to the air stream, wherein the heat pipe is positioned and arranged to transfer heat from the heated exhaust gases to the air stream, wherein the at least one heat pipe contains a working fluid sealed within the heat pipe, wherein said working fluid transfers heat from the heated exhaust gas to the air stream to be preheated.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/21/17 / #20170362514

Deasphalting and hydroprocessing of steam cracker tar

Systems and methods are provided for solvent deasphalting of steam cracker tar. The resulting deasphalted oil produced from the steam cracker tar can then be hydroprocessed, such as hydrotreated and/or hydrocracked in a fixed bed reactor. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/14/17 / #20170357233

Automatic visual and acoustic analytics for event detection

Systems and methods are provided for detecting events in industrial processes. An acquisition system may include one of a camera and an audio recorder to acquire monitoring data in the form of one of imaging data and acoustic data, respectively. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/14/17 / #20170355912

Methods of reducing impurities in diesel fuel

Methods for reducing impurities and improving color in liquid hydrocarbon products (e.g., diesel fuel) are provided herein.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/14/17 / #20170355823

Methods of producing organosilica materials and uses thereof

Methods of identifying precursors for producing high porosity and high surface area organosilica materials are providing herein. Methods of producing organosilica materials and uses thereof are also provided herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/14/17 / #20170355822

Organosilica materials, methods of making, and uses thereof

Organosilica materials made from monomers including at least a source of silica that is reactive to polymerize, optionally in combination with at least one additional cyclic monomer. Methods for making such organosilica materials are also described herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/14/17 / #20170354961

Catalysts and methods of making the same

Catalysts including at least one microporous material (e.g., zeolite), an organosilica material binder, and at least one catalyst metal are provided herein. Methods of making the catalysts, preferably without surfactants and processes of using the catalysts, e.g., for aromatic hydrogenation, are also provided herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/07/17 / #20170349983

High strength cryogenic high manganese steels and methods of making the same

Improved steel compositions and methods of making the same are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides high manganese (mn) steel having enhanced strength and/or performance at cryogenic temperatures, and methods for fabricating high manganese steel compositions having enhanced strength and/or performance at cryogenic temperatures. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/07/17 / #20170348664

Dynamic tuning logic for petroleum processing and chemical production

Systems and methods are provided for controlling chemical production and/or petroleum processing reaction systems to allow for improved control of control variables relative to desired set points. The improved control can be achieved by use of a modified proportional-integral-derivative (pid) controller or a similar type of controller that includes dynamic tuning logic. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

12/07/17 / #20170348630

Novel process designs for increased selectivity and capacity for hydrogen sulfide capture from acid gases

A system and process for selectively separating h2s from a gas mixture which also comprises co2 is disclosed. A water recycle stream is fed to the absorber in order to create a higher concentration absorbent above the recycle feed and having a greater h2s selectivity at lower acid gas loadings, and a more dilute absorbent below the recycle feed and having a greater h2s selectivity at higher acid gas loadings. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/30/17 / #20170342330

Production of upgraded extract and raffinate

Systems and methods are provided for producing upgraded raffinate and extract products from lubricant boiling range feeds and/or other feeds having a boiling range of 400° f. (204° c.) to 1500° f. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/23/17 / #20170336529

Shape-based geophysical parameter inversion

Inversion techniques are provided for imaging subsurface regions from geophysical data sets. The inversion techniques provide a geophysical data set containing data measured from a subsurface region to an objective function. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/23/17 / #20170335207

Jet and diesel selective hydrocracking

Systems and methods are provided for processing of challenged feedstocks to produce distillate fuel products, such as jet boiling range products and/or diesel boiling range products. The challenged feedstocks can have a high aromatics content, a low api gravity, and/or a low cetane index/cetane number. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/16/17 / #20170327604

Olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising mesoporous organosilica support

A catalyst system comprising a combination of: 1) an activator; 2) one or more metallocene catalyst compounds; 3) a support comprising an organosilica material, which is a mesoporous organosilica material. The organosilica material is a polymer of at least one monomer of formula [z1oz2 sich2]3(i), where z1 represents a hydrogen atom, a c1-c4 alkyl group, or a bond to a silic-on atom of another monomer and z2 represents a hydroxyl group, a c1-c4alkoxy group, a c1-c6 salkyl group, or an oxygen atom bonded to a silicon atom of another monomer. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/16/17 / #20170326535

Process for preparing a molecular sieve

The present invention relates to the synthesis of molecular sieves of the stt and ite framework types using, as structure directing agent q, [l(deta)2]2+ cation or [l(tepa)]2+ cation, or a mixture thereof, where l is a divalent metal cation comprising at least one of ni, co and mn and deta is diethylene triamine and tepa is tetraethylene pentamine.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/09/17 / #20170321131

Method for resolving crude-water emulsions

An electro-kinetic agglomerator for resolving crude oil and water emulsions containing charged particles by the application of a direct current voltage potential. The electro-kinetic agglomerator comprises a shaftless auger with a charged conductive rod positioned in the center of the shaftless auger and a charged porous drum surrounding wherein the electro-kinetic agglomerator has a dc voltage gradient such that the charged particles are attracted to the conductive rod.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/09/17 / #20170320977

Olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising mesoporous organosilica support

A catalyst system comprising a combination of: 1) one or more catalyst compounds comprising at least one nitrogen linkage; 2) a support comprising an organosilica material, which is a mesoporous organosilica material; and 3) an optional activator. Useful catalysts include pyridyldiamido transition metal complexes, hn5 compounds, and bis(imino)pyridyl complexes. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

11/09/17 / #20170320971

Olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising mesoporous organosilica support

A catalyst system comprising a combination of: 1) one or more catalyst compounds having at least one nitrogen linkage and at least one oxygen linkage to a transition metal; 2) a support comprising an organosilica material, which is a mesoporous organosilica material; and 3) an optional activator. Useful catalysts include onno-type transition metal catalysts, onyo-type transition metal catalysts, and/or oxadiazole transition metal catalysts. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/26/17 / #20170306253

Naphthene-containing distillate stream compositions and uses thereof

Naphthene-containing distillate compositions are provided herein. Methods of improving fuel compositions and blends using the naphthene-containing distillate compositions are also provided herein.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/26/17 / #20170306068

Olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising mesoporous organosilica support

A catalyst system comprising a combination of: 1) one or more catalyst compounds comprising at least one oxygen linkage, such as a phenoxide transition metal compound; 2) a support comprising an organosilica material, which may be a mesoporous organosilica material; and 3) an optional activator. Useful catalysts include biphenyl phenol catalysts (bpp). ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/26/17 / #20170305744

Pressure swing adsorption for oxygen production

Systems and methods are provided for separating oxygen from air using a sorption/desorption cycle that includes a reduced or minimized difference between the maximum and minimum pressures involved in the sorption/desorption cycle. The reduced or minimized difference in pressures can be achieved in part by using valves that can allow for commercial scale flow rates while avoiding large pressure drops for flows passing through the valves. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170287237

Customized fuel recommendations

A system for providing fuel type recommendations includes a mobile polling device communicatively coupled to one or more computing devices installed on-board of a vehicle for receiving vehicle's operational data from the on-board computing devices. The system further includes a cloud-based computing environment including a memory configured to store one or more processes and a processor adapted to execute the one or more processes using the cloud-based computing environment. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170284995

Composition and method of screening hydrocarbons to limit potential toxicological hazards

A method of screening a hydrocarbon stream for potential toxicological hazards. The method involves providing a hydrocarbon stream; conducting 2-dimensional gas chromatography (2d-gc) analysis to quantify saturates and aromatic distribution in the hydrocarbon stream; identifying 2-8 ring aromatic distribution and weight percentage of 2-8 ring aromatic molecules in the hydrocarbon stream from the 2d-gc analysis; relating the weight percentage of 2-8 ring aromatic molecules in the hydrocarbon stream from the 2d-gc analysis to a mutagenicity index (mi), in which the mi is determined in accordance with astm standard method e 1687; and assessing a potential toxicological hazard of the hydrocarbon stream based on the weight percentage of 2-8 ring aromatic molecules in the hydrocarbon stream from the 2d-gc analysis and a mi threshold value. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170284991

In situ monitoring of coke morphology in a delayed coker using ac impedance

Methods and systems for in situ monitoring of coke morphology in a delayed coking unit. At least one transmitting electrode and at least one receiving electrode are utilized to transmit ac current across coke being formed within the delayed coking unit. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283731

Lubricant compositions

A method for improving corrosion protection and friction coefficient in an engine or other mechanical component lubricated with a lubricating oil by using as the lubricating oil a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition comprising a lubricating oil base stock as a major component, and a mixture of (i) at least one organic molybdenum compound, and (ii) at least one borated ester, as a minor component. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283729

Base stocks and lubricant compositions containing same

A base stock having at least 90 wt. % saturates, an amount and distribution of aromatics, as determined by ultra violet (uv) spectroscopy, including an absorptivity between 280 and 320 nm of less than 0.015 l/gm-cm, a viscosity index (vi) from 80 to 120, and having a cycloparaffin performance ratio greater than 1.05 and a kinematic viscosity at 100° c. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283717

Lubricant basestock production with enhanced aromatic saturation

Systems and methods are provided for producing lubricant basestocks having a reduced or minimized aromatics content. A first processing stage can perform an initial amount of hydrotreating and/or hydrocracking. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283716

High pressure hydrofinishing for lubricant base oil production

Systems and methods are provided for catalytic hydroprocessing to form lubricant base oils. The methods can include performing high pressure hydrofinishing after fractionating the hydrotreated and/or hydrocracked and/or dewaxed effluent. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283711

Methods for fractionation of lubricant feeds

Systems and methods are provided for the fractionation of lubricant feeds. A lubricant feed can be introduced into a vacuum distillation tower having a reduced pressure and a reduced or minimized water vapor partial pressure. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

10/05/17 / #20170283710

Production of olefinic diesel and corresponding oligomers

Feeds containing triglycerides are processed to produce an olefinic diesel fuel product. The olefinic diesel can optionally be oligomerized to form a lubricant base oil product. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/28/17 / #20170274324

Claus unit treatment of shutdown tail gas

The process for configuring or reconfiguring a sulfur removal plant having a plurality of claus units that is greater than the number of downstream tail gas treating units (tgtus) is disclosed. The process allows for the regeneration of one of the claus units without shutting down any of the downstream tgtus or the other claus units. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/21/17 / #20170271701

Integrated operation of molten carbonate fuel cells

In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell at increased fuel utilization and/or increased co2 utilization. This can be accomplished in part by performing an effective amount of an endothermic reaction within the fuel cell stack in an integrated manner. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/21/17 / #20170269042

Selective isolation of arn acids from crude oils

A process for selective isolation of high molecular weight (˜1230 daltons) naphthenic acids (arn acids). The process includes providing a polymeric resin with a bound a quaternary amino group and applying a crude oil sample containing arn acids to the polymeric resin. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/21/17 / #20170267993

Directed evolution using turbidostat for increased specific growth rate and reduced light-harvesting antenna size of photosynthetic microorganisms for increased photosynthetic efficiency

Methods are provided to select strains of photosynthetic microorganisms for enhanced photosynthetic efficiency or biomass accumulation. Strains are mutagenized, and then grown under high light in a turbidostat. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/21/17 / #20170267984

Chlorophyllase overproduction to enhance photosynthetic efficiency

Recombinant microorganisms and methods for using the same are disclosed herein for producing biomass or at least one biomolecule. These methods comprise culturing a photosynthetic microorganism that can overexpress a chlorophyllase, and optionally isolating biomass and/or at least one biomolecule from the culture.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/14/17 / #20170261642

Magneto-seismic exploration method and system

Systems and methods are provided for a magneto-seismic exploration of a subsurface region. An electromagnetic source may transmit time-varying electromagnetic field into the subsurface region, in the presence of a static or time-varying magnetic field, such that a component of the electric field associated with the time-varying electromagnetic field is substantially parallel to an interface between two subsurface formations in the subsurface region, wherein the electric field interacts with the static or time-varying magnetic field and creates a lorentz force in each of the subsurface formations. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

09/07/17 / #20170253815

Abnormal temperature detection for fixed bed reactors

. . Systems and methods are provided for detecting abnormal temperature conditions within a fixed bed reactor. In a fixed bed reactor, a hydrocarbon (or hydrocarbon-like) feedstock can be exposed to one or more types of catalyst particles at elevated temperatures and/or pressures. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/31/17 / #20170247634

Candle wax composition and method of making

Wax compositions are provided with improved properties for candles and candle jars. The candle wax composition includes a major amount of a foots oil and minor amount of a 600n slack wax. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/31/17 / #20170247629

Lubricant compositions containing controlled release additives

A lubricating oil including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component, and one or more lubricating oil additives having at least one protected active group, as a minor component. The one or more lubricating oil additives having at least one protected active group are converted into one or more lubricating oil additives having at least one unprotected active group in the lubricating oil in-service in an engine or other mechanical component. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/31/17 / #20170247626

Lubricant compositions containing controlled release additives

A lubricating oil including a lubricating oil base stock as a major component; and a mixture of (i) one or more protected lubricating oil additives having a first performance function, and (ii) one or more unprotected lubricating oil additives having a second performance function, as a minor component. The first performance function and the second performance function are the same. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/31/17 / #20170247573

Coating compositions for oriented strand boards and associated methods of use

Wax compositions are provided with improved properties for various applications, such as coating of composite cellulosic materials, e.g., composite wood material, more specifically oriented strand board. As described herein, wax compositions include a kinematic viscosity measured at 100° c. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/24/17 / #20170240431

Small crystal, high surface area emm-30 zeolites, their synthesis and use

A process is disclosed for producing small crystal, high surface area crystalline materials having the mfi and/or mel framework-type, designated as emm-30, using as a structure directing agent tetrabutylammonium cations and/or tetrabutylphosphonium cations, or 1,5-bis(n-tributylammonium)pentane dications, and/or 1,6-bis(n-tributylammonium)hexane dications. The compositions made according to that process, as well as the various dication compositions themselves, are also disclosed.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/17/17 / #20170234819

Method and system for in-situ identification of working fluids

A system for in-situ identification of a working fluid disposed in at least one piece of equipment, the system including: a working fluid reservoir that contains the working fluid; an in-situ sensor disposed in the working fluid reservoir such that it detects properties of the working fluid or computes properties from the generated spectra of the working fluid; a transmitter that transmits the detected spectra of the working fluid and equipment identification information; and a cloud computing system that receives the detected spectra and the equipment identification information transmitted from the transmitter, wherein the cloud computing system compares the spectra and equipment identification information against a reference database to determine whether or not the spectra of the working fluid substantially matches the stored reference spectra associated with the expected or specified fluid for the equipment.. . ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/17/17 / #20170234804

Systems and methods for authenticating working fluids

Systems and methods are provided for authenticating working fluids. The systems and methods include exposing at least a portion of a working fluid containing a uv-reactive chemical marker to light having wavelengths in the range of about 10-400 nm, thereby causing the chemical marker to generate a signal. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/17/17 / #20170233667

Fluidized bed coking with fuel gas production

A method for utilizing the heating value of clarified shiny oil (cso) by in which clarified slurry oil from the settler of a fluid catalytic cracking unit is introduced as feed to the gasifier of a flexicoking unit where it is reacted at high temperature with the air and steam to produce additional heat. In this way, the heating value of the cso is better utilized as refinery fuel gas and plant economics are enhanced.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

08/03/17 / #20170219208

Methods and systems for monitoring burner flame conditions in a furnace

Systems and methods for using at least one sensor for monitoring a condition in a furnace are disclosed. The at least one sensor can be an optical fiber acoustic sensor. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/27/17 / #20170211007

Method for improving engine fuel efficiency

A method for improving fuel efficiency and reducing frictional properties while maintaining or improving deposit control, in an engine lubricated with a lubricating oil by using as the lubricating oil a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition including from 75 to 95 wt % of lubricating oil base stock including a group i base stock or a combination of a group iii, group iv and group v base stock including from 30 to 35 wt % group iii, 45 to 55 wt % group iv and 0 to 5 wt % group v and a friction modifier mixture comprising a polymeric ethoxylated fatty acid ester at from 0.1 to 1.0 wt. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/27/17 / #20170211005

Bright stock production from deasphalted oil

Compositions are provided for lubricant base stocks produced from feeds such as vacuum resid or other 510° c.+ feeds. A feed can be deasphalted and then catalytically and/or solvent processed to form lubricant base stocks, including bright stocks that are resistant to haze formation.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/27/17 / #20170211003

Lubricant base stock production from disadvantaged feeds

Methods are provided for upgrading disadvantaged feeds for use in lubricant base stock production. A disadvantaged feed can be upgraded by hydroprocessing the feed to form a hydroprocessed bottoms fraction. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/06/17 / #20170191139

Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in iron and steel processing

In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating molten carbonate fuel cells with processes for iron and/or steel production. The systems and methods can provide process improvements such as increased efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions per ton of product produced, or simplified capture of the carbon emissions as an integrated part of the system. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/06/17 / #20170190616

Polarity-enhanced ductile polymer fibers for concrete micro-reinforcement

Provided are cementitious mixtures and processes for reinforcing a cementitious matrix. In one form of the process for reinforcing a cementitious matrix includes the steps of mixing a mineral cement and one or more populations of synthetic, low-crystallinity copolymer microfibers.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

07/06/17 / #20170189876

Reactor bed vessel and support assembly

Vessel and support beam assembly includes a vessel having a cylindrical wall defining an interior chamber having a generally circular shape of diameter d in plan view, and a support assembly disposed within the interior chamber. The support assembly includes an inner hub defining an open central region, and a plurality of spokes extending radially from the inner hub. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183597

Low viscosity low volatility lubricating oil base stocks and methods of use thereof

A composition including one or more diester compounds represented by the formula as defined herein. The composition has a viscosity (kv100) from about 1 cst to about 10 cst at 100° c. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183596

Low viscosity low volatility lubricating oil base stocks and methods of use thereof

A composition including one or more aromatic alkanoate monoester compounds represented by the formulae (i) and (ii) as defined herein. The composition has a viscosity (kv100) from about 1 cst to about 10 cst at 100° c. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183595

Low viscosity low volatility lubricating oil base stocks and methods of use thereof

A lubricating oil base stock including one or more monoesters represented by the formula (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) as defined herein. The lubricating oil base stock has a high temperature high shear (hths) viscosity of less than about 1.7 cp as determined by astm d4683, and a noack volatility from about 15 to about 90 percent as determined by astm d5800. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183583

Dewaxing catalyst with improved aromatic saturation activity

Methods are provided for dewaxing distillate feeds using a dewaxing catalyst with improved aromatic saturation activity. The dewaxing can be performed using a catalyst including a zeolitic molecular sieve with a beneficial ratio of zeolitic molecular sieve to binder and/or using a catalyst including a zeolitic molecular sieve with a reduced ratio of silica to alumina.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183580

Sequential deasphalting for base stock production

Methods are provided for producing lubricant base stocks from deasphalted oils formed by sequential deasphalting. The deasphalted oil can be exposed a first deasphalting process using a first solvent that can provide a lower severity of deasphalting and a second deasphalting process using a second solvent that can provide a higher severity of deasphalting. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183579

Integrated resid deasphalting and gasification

Systems and methods are provided for integration of use deasphalted resid as a feed for fuels and/or lubricant base stock production with use of the corresponding deasphalter rock for gasification to generate hydrogen and/or fuel for the fuels and/or lubricant production process. The integration can include using hydrogen generated during gasification as a fuel to provide heat for solvent processing and/or using the hydrogen for hydroprocessing of deasphalted oil.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183578

Bright stock production from low severity resid deasphalting

Methods are provided for forming lubricant base stocks from feeds such as vacuum resid or other 510° c.+ feeds. A feed can be deasphalted and then catalytically and/or solvent processed to form lubricant base stocks, including bright stocks. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183577

Bright stock production from low severity resid deasphalting

Methods are provided for forming lubricant base stocks from feeds such as vacuum resid or other 510° c.+ feeds. A feed can be deasphalted and then catalytically and/or solvent processed to form lubricant base stocks, including bright stocks that are resistant to haze formation.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183576

Bright stock and heavy neutral production from resid deasphalting

Methods are provided for forming lubricant base stocks from feeds such as vacuum resid or other 510° c.+ feeds. A feed can be deasphalted and then catalytically and/or solvent processed to form lubricant base stocks, including bright stocks that are resistant to haze formation.. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183575

Fuel components from hydroprocessed deasphalted oils

Fuels and/or fuel blending components can be formed from hydroprocessing of high lift deasphalted oil. The high lift deasphalting can correspond to solvent deasphalting to produce a yield of deasphalted oil of at least 50 wt %, or at least 65 wt %, or at least 75 wt %. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

06/29/17 / #20170183571

Fluxed deasphalter rock fuel oil blend component oils

Deasphalter rock from high lift deasphalting can be combined with a flux to form a fuel oil blending component. The high lift deasphalting can correspond to solvent deasphalting to produce a yield of deasphalted oil of at least 50 wt %, or at least 65 wt %, or at least 75 wt %. ... Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company








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