[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0004573  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2016                32/2016  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2016/90291
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:28/Dec/2016

[21] Application No.:GCC/P/2009/14713

[22] Filing Date:16/11/2009

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
US
19/11/2008
12/273,636

[72] Inventor: M. Rashid Khan

[73] Owner: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, R-3296, Administration Building, 31311, Dhahran , Saudi Arabia

[74] Agent: Suleiman I. Al-Ammar Law Office

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: C10G 45/16 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 2003/102255 Al (MAHAJAN DEVINDER [US]) 5 June 2003
-US 3 616 375 A (INOUE KIYOSHI) 26 October 1971
-US 2006/231462 Al (JOHNSON RAYMOND F [US]) 19 October 2006
 
Examiner: Eng. Abdallah I. AlKhatib

[54] CONVERTING HEAVY SOUR CRUDE OIL/EMULSION TO LIGHTER CRUDE OIL USING CAVITATIONS AND FILTRATION BASED SYSTEMS
[57] Abstract: A process for converting heavy sulfur-containing crude oil into lighter crude oil with lower sulfur content and lower molecular weight is provided. The process is a low-temperature process using controlled cavitation.
No. of claims: 31     No. of figures: 7


 

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