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Title: Methods of cracking a crude product to produce additional crude products

Abstract

A method for producing a crude product is disclosed. Formation fluid is produced from a subsurface in situ heat treatment process. The formation fluid is separated to produce a liquid stream and a first gas stream. The first gas stream includes olefins. The liquid stream is fractionated to produce one or more crude products. At least one of the crude products has a boiling range distribution from 38.degree. C. and 343.degree. C. as determined by ASTM Method D5307. The crude product having the boiling range distribution from 38.degree. C. and 343.degree. C. is catalytically cracked to produce one or more additional crude products. At least one of the additional crude products is a second gas stream. The second gas stream has a boiling point of at most 38.degree. C. at 0.101 MPa.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Sugar Land, TX
  2. Houston, TX
  3. Katy, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Shell Oil Company (Houston, TX)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
988837
Patent Number(s):
7584789
Application Number:
11/584,819
Assignee:
Shell Oil Company (Houston, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10G - CRACKING HYDROCARBON OILS
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Mo, Weijian, Roes, Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, and Nair, Vijay. Methods of cracking a crude product to produce additional crude products. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Mo, Weijian, Roes, Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, & Nair, Vijay. Methods of cracking a crude product to produce additional crude products. United States.
Mo, Weijian, Roes, Augustinus Wilhelmus Maria, and Nair, Vijay. Tue . "Methods of cracking a crude product to produce additional crude products". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/988837.
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