• "CanaPux" – crude oil to solid pellets | Mining & Energy

    According to the Globe and Mail newspaper, CN, Canada's largest railway has filed a patent application for a new technology that turns bitumen—the heavy crude produced at the oil sands—into a mostly solid dry good, by mixing and wrapping it with polymer.

  • US Patent for Oil from oil sands extraction process Patent ...

    A system for extracting bitumen from oil sands includes an extractor tank having a reaction chamber. An input port is provided at the upper end of the extractor tank for the purpose of introducing oil sand into the reaction chamber. A liquid extractant is heated and then pumped, under pressure, into the reaction chamber through a plurality of jet inlets to suspend the oil sand in the ...

  • eSteam

    Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Extraction. Downhole eSteam Generator. Patents Worldwide. FINALLY, A DISRUPTIVE STEAM TECHNOLOGY. eSteam is SIMPLE and ENERGY EFFICIENT . Low Steam-Oil Ratio ; ... By accessing copyright and patent information, you agree to keep all materials confidential.

  • Technology :: Petroteq Energy Inc. (PQEFF)

    Technology PETROTEQ'S PATENTED OIL SANDS EXTRACTION TECHNOLOGY IS A BREAKTHROUGH FOR THE OIL SANDS INDUSTRY. Petroteq Energy Inc. has developed a unique, environmentally safe, continuous flow, closed-loop technology... a first …

  • News Releases | Titanium Corporation

    Jun 23, 2016· The Canadian Intellectual Property Office issued Canadian Patent 2,839,509 ("Methods for Separating a Feed Material Derived from a Process for Recovering Bitumen from Oil Sands") and the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent 9,314,713 ("Apparatus and Method for Recovering a Hydrocarbon Diluent from Tailings").

  • IP (Patent) Innovation eMagazine: PetroCoins, Oil Sands ...

    It has patented tech on oil sands extraction that is a closed loop system that sounds interesting. With the dry sands of Utah it apparently has the ability to extract 99% of the heavy oil and leaves only sand as the byproduct. That is pretty cool because oil sand extraction has historically been a very, very dirty and expansive business.

  • Sonic, Shell team for tar sands patent | Oil Sands Truth ...

    The Shell deal came about in 2007, when Sonic worked with Western Oil Sands to develop new technology to separate bitumen from sand for use at the Athabasca Oil Sands Project. Shell added research and intellectual property that will be incorporated into the patent.

  • Oil sands - Wikipedia

    Bituminous sands are a major source of unconventional oil, although only Canada has a large-scale commercial oil sands industry. In 2006, bitumen production in Canada averaged 1.25 Mbbl/d (200,000 m 3 /d) through 81 oil sands projects. 44% of Canadian oil production in 2007 was from oil sands.

  • Oil From Oil Sands Extraction Process - patentswarm.com

    A system for extracting bitumen from oil sands includes an extractor tank having a reaction chamber. An input port is provided at the upper end of the extractor tank for the purpose of introducing oil sand into the reaction chamber. A liquid extractant is heated and then pumped, under pressure, into the reaction chamber through a plurality of jet inlets to suspend the oil sand in the ...

  • Canada Grants Patent in Field of Oil Sands Mining

    Sep 20, 2012· US Oil Sands, Inc, a subsidiary of US Oil Sands with main offices in Calgary, announced recently that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office granted its patent application for an extraction methodology. US Oil Sands Inc for now is focused on a large exploration and …

  • Petroteq Energy Receives Notices on New Patents in the US ...

    Petroteq Energy Receives Notices on New Patents in the US and Canada Covering Oil Extraction Technology. ... Petroteq's portfolio includes technology for the environmentally safe extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits.

  • Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark …

    Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent Lakes Environmental Research announced today the issuance of patent number 9,605,212 B2 by the US Patent Office that covers a revolutionary oil sands recovery process. The "Novel Ultra-Low Water Oil-

  • Radio frequency oilsands tech granted new patent ...

    Apr 11 Radio frequency oilsands tech granted new patent

  • Oil Sands Patents - OIL SANDS AND OIL SHALE PATENTS

    The oil sands deposits in Alberta are the third largest in the world trailing only Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. It is estimated that the oil sands in Alberta constitute hundreds of billions of barrels of oil that can be economically extracted. Canada is also the largest supplier of oil to the United States.

  • US Oil Sands Announces Reserves and Patent Application

    US Oil Sands Inc., a company focused on oil sands exploration and production in Utah, has announced approval of its U.S. patent application and the filing of its 2013 independent resource evaluation report.

  • Athabasca oil sands - Wikipedia

    The Athabasca oil sands (or tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray.These oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and water.

  • Oil and Gas Law: From Habendum to Patent Law

    Oil and Gas Law: From Habendum to Patent Law Dr. Emir Crowne & Michael C. Barbero* Abstract This article outlines and addresses the specific patent issues affecting the oil and gas industry. In so doing, it argues that the business realities of the industry, coupled with its fast-paced environment, make it a

  • OIL SANDS AND OIL SHALE PATENTS - Home

    This patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office in February 2013. All of these patents are described on this website and can be downloaded SASOR is now considering the sale or licensing of these patents to entities which may want to employ nuclear energy technologies in oil sands and/or oil shale production.

  • DILUTED BITUMEN SLURRY AND FROTH, SOLVENT

    Oil sands, tar sands or heavy oils are a mixture of water, sand, clay and bitumen. The bitumen can be . extracted from the mixture and be upgraded into a ... The K-Patents Process Refractometer PR-43-GP is an ideal heavy-duty instrument for oil sands extraction …

  • Squeezing Oil From Sand | HowStuffWorks

    Shallow reserves, which make up about 20 percent of oil sands, are recovered through surface mining, which is mining through open pits [source: Grist].The process of surface mining differs a bit from company to company but generally includes conditioning, separation and froth treatment.

  • [INTERVIEW] At Least 10 Things That Should Keep A Patent ...

    Oct 28, 2014· As organisations invest money in these assets, can we look to, say, the smartphone industry where, significant increases in patent filings creating large patent portfolios, we see a follow-on increase in litigation. I'm not saying that that's where the Oil Sands industry is heading, but it …

  • Industry Reaction to SCOTUS Granting Cert. in Oil States ...

    Industry Reaction to SCOTUS Granting Cert. in Oil States . By Gene Quinn June 13, 2017 ... If the Court rules for the petitioner—Oil States International—patent law and procedure will ...

  • Recovery of heavy oil from oil sands - Google Patents

    RECOVERY OF HEAVY OIL FROM OIL SANDS Filed March 9, 1965 MBRATORY-DRIVING MECHANISIT' P HEATER EVIN L. COOK FIG. 2 INVENTORI dmimssw ATTORNEY United States Patent 3,338,306 RECOVERY OF HEAVY OIL FROM OIL SANDS Evin L. Cook, Dallas, Tex., assignor to Mobil Oil Corporation, a corporation of New York Filed Mar. 9, 1965, Ser. No. 438,217 6 Claims.

  • Titanium Corporation Awarded Canadian Patent for Minerals ...

    Oct 16, 2012· Other patents relating to the recovery of bitumen and solvents from oil sands froth treatment tailings have passed the Canadian Patent Office review process and …

  • Process of microbial extraction of hydrocarbons from oil sands

    A process is described for the separation of hydrocarbon residues from oil and tar sands by microbiological activity. Hydrocarbon residues are released from the sands by contacting with a suspension of oxidase-synthesizing, hydrocarbonmetabolizing microorganisms ...

  • US Patent for Methods for separation of bitumen from oil ...

    Nov 04, 2011· CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATION. This application claims the priority benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/428,441 filed Dec. 30, 2010 entitled Methods For Separation of Bitumen From Oil Sands, the entirety of which is incorporated by reference herein.

  • US9169441B2 - Extraction of bitumen from oil sands ...

    Oil sands are found in various parts of the globe, but the most significant deposits occur in northern Alberta, Canada, along the Athabasca River. The composition of oil sands is a mixture of quartz, clay, water and about ten percent heavy oil with a consistency of tar and known in the industry as bitumen.

  • Patents - Bitumount - Alberta's Energy Heritage

    Agreement with Oil Sands Ltd. is cancelled. The Bitumount project becomes known as the Alberta Government Oil Sands Project. Alberta Government Oil Sands Project, Bitumount, 1952 Source: University of Alberta Archives, 91-137-127. Karl Clark is issued Patent 448231 for "Extracting Oil from Bituminous Sand."

  • Oil Sands Technology - a1024.g.akamai.net

    OIl SAnDS TECHnOlOgy: PAST, PRESEnT, AnD fUTURE Technical innovation is at the heart of the Canadian oil sands story. "Cracking the code" of more efficient production has enabled the oil sands to become one of the most important sources of global supply growth, while also strengthening North American energy security.

  • US Oil Sands bio-solvent extraction patent approved ...

    US Oil Sands bio-solvent extraction patent approved . US Oil Sands has announced approval of its US patent application Resources > Oil-sands; 23 April 2014 comments; share. US Oil Sands, a company focused on oil sands exploration and production in Utah, Login Here Login or ...