Patents Assigned to Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
  • Patent number: 11136446
    Abstract: The invention relates to a nucleating composition comprising: (a) a first nucleating agent, which comprises a cyclic dicarboxylate salt compound; and (b) a second nucleating agent, which comprises talc, wherein the cyclic dicarboxylate salt compound has the formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Kathleen Ann Vandewiele, Marc Herklots, Jonathan Khashayar Rabiei Tabriz, Gerard Jan Eduard Biemond
  • Patent number: 11072750
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for upgrading refinery heavy residues to petrochemicals, comprising the following steps of: (a) separating a hydrocarbon feedstock in a distillation unit into a to overhead stream and a bottom stream (b) feeding said bottom stream to a hydrocracking reaction area (c) separating reaction products, which are generated from said reaction area of step (b) into a stream rich in mono-aromatics and in a stream rich in poly-aromatics (d) feeding said stream rich in mono-aromatics to a gasoline hydrocracker (GHC) unit, (e) feeding said stream rich in poly-aromatics to a ring opening reaction area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Thomas Hubertus Maria Housmans, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins
  • Patent number: 11046900
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for upgrading refinery heavy residues to petrochemicals, comprising the following steps of: (a) separating a hydrocarbon feedstock in a distillation unit into a to overhead stream and a bottom stream (b) feeding said bottom stream to a hydrocracking reaction area (c) separating reaction products, which are generated from said reaction area of step (b) into a stream rich in mono-aromatics and in a stream rich in poly-aromatics (d) feeding said stream rich in mono-aromatics to a gasoline hydrocracker (GHC) unit, (e) feeding said stream rich in poly-aromatics to a ring opening reaction area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Thomas Hubertus Maria Housmans, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins
  • Patent number: 10975002
    Abstract: A method of producing a purified mixed xylene comprising: introducing toluene and methanol to an alkylation reactor; reacting the toluene and the methanol in the alkylation reactor to form a hydrocarbon stream comprising a first mixed xylene, wherein the alkylation reactor comprises an alkylation catalyst; separating the hydrocarbon stream into a toluene stream and a separated C8+ stream; introducing the toluene stream to a transalkylation reactor with a transalkylation catalyst to produce a transalkylated stream comprising a second mixed xylene; adding the transalkylated stream to the hydrocarbon stream; and separating a C8 product stream comprising the purified mixed xylene from the separated C8+ stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ashim Kumar Ghosh, Mohamed Elbaccouch, Mohammad Shafiei, Murali Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 10899978
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for converting a high-boiling hydrocarbon feedstock into lighter boiling hydrocarbon products, said lighter boiling hydrocarbon products being suitable as a feedstock for petrochemicals processes, said converting process comprising the following steps of: feeding a hydrocarbon feedstock having a boiling point of >350 deg Celsius to a cascade of hydrocracking unit(s), feeding the bottom stream of a hydrocracking unit as a feedstock for a subsequent hydrocracking unit, wherein the process conditions in each hydrocracking unit(s) are different from each other, in which the hydrocracking conditions from the first to the subsequent hydrocracking unit(s) increase from least severe to most severe, and processing the lighter boiling hydrocarbon products from each hydrocracking unit(s) as a feedstock for one or more petrochemicals processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Vijayanand Rajagopalan, Lakshmikant Suryakant Powale, Thomas Hubertus Maria Housmans, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins, William Jay Turner
  • Patent number: 10822558
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for cracking a hydrocarbon feedstock in a steam cracker unit, comprising the following steps of: feeding a liquid hydrocarbon feedstock to a hydrocracking unit, separating the stream thus hydrocracked in said hydrocracking unit into a high content aromatics stream and a gaseous stream comprising C2-C4 paraffins, hydrogen and methane, separating C2-C4 paraffins from said gaseous stream, feeding said C2-C4 paraffins thus separated to the furnace section of a steam cracker unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Thomas Hubertus Maria Housmans, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins
  • Patent number: 10787401
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an integrated process to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising crude oil distillation, aromatic ring opening, and olefins synthesis, which process comprises subjecting a hydrocarbon feed to aromatic ring opening to produce LPG and subjecting the LPG produced in the integrated process to olefins synthesis. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process installation to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising a crude distillation unit comprising an inlet for crude oil and at least one outlet for kerosene and/or gasoil; an aromatic ring opening unit comprising an inlet for a hydrocarbon feed to aromatic ring opening and an outlet for LPG; and a unit for the olefins synthesis comprising an inlet for LPG produced by the integrated petrochemical process installation and an outlet for olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Vijayanand Rajagopalan, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins, Egidius Jacoba Maria Schaerlaeckens, Raul Velasco Pelaez
  • Publication number: 20200207678
    Abstract: In accordance with the present invention, disclosed herein is a fertilizer capsule comprising one or more cores, wherein each of the one or more cores independently comprises one or more fertilizer additives and a binder, and wherein each of the one or more cores comprises from 10 wt % to 99 wt % of the binder Also in accordance with the present invention, disclosed here is a method of producing a fertilizer core via an extrusion process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sabeshan KANAGALINGAM, Ravi HEGDE, Madduri SRINIVASARAO, Anton KUMANAN, Rajamalleswaramma KORIPELLY, Samik GUPTA
  • Patent number: 10696829
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heterophasic propylene copolymer comprising a matrix phase comprising a propylene polymer and a dispersed phase comprising an ethylene-?-olefin elastomer comprising ethylene and at least one C3 to C10 olefin, wherein the propylene polymer has a melt flow index of at least 200 dg/min or at least 150 dg/min as determined by IS01 133:2005 at 230° C. and 2.16 kg, wherein the propylene polymer has an intrinsic viscosity IVPP and the ethylene-?-olefin elastomer has an intrinsic viscosity IVEPR where the ratio of IVEPR/IVPP is 3-7, wherein the copolymer comprises 8-20 wt % or 20-30 wt % of the ethylene-a-olefin elastomer, wherein the ethylene-a-olefin elastomer of the dispersed phase comprises 10-55 wt % of ethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Frederico José Marques Ferreira Custodio, Vaidyanath Ramakrishnan, Franciscus Elisabeth Jacobus Essers, Pieter Valkier, Benoit Thèrése Philippe Lecouvet
  • Patent number: 10676681
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an integrated process to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising crude oil distillation, hydrocracking and olefins synthesis, which process comprises subjecting a hydrocracker feed to hydrocracking to produce LPG and BTX and subjecting the LPG produced in the process to olefins synthesis. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process installation to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising: a crude distillation unit comprising an inlet for crude oil and at least one outlet for one or more of naphtha, kerosene and gasoil; a hydrocracker comprising an inlet for a hydrocracker feed, an outlet for LPG and an outlet for BTX; and a unit for olefins synthesis comprising an inlet for LPG produced by the integrated petrochemical process installation and an outlet for olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins, Vijayanand Rajagopalan, Egidius Jacoba Maria Schaerlaeckens, Raul Velasco Pelaez
  • Patent number: 10676419
    Abstract: The method disclosed herein relates to two stage catalytic processes for converting syngas to acetic acid, acrylic acid and/or propylene. More specifically, the method described and claimed herein relate to a method of producing acrylic acid and acetic acid comprising the steps of: a) providing a feedstream comprising syngas; b) contacting the feedstream with a first catalyst to produce a first product stream comprising C2-C3 olefins and/or C2-C3 paraffins; and c) contacting the first product stream with oxygen gas and a second catalyst, thereby producing a second product stream comprising acrylic acid and acetic acid, wherein there is no step for separating the components of the first product stream before the first product stream is contacted with the second catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Khalid Karim, Labeeb Chaudhary Ahmed
  • Patent number: 10640586
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a catalyst system suitable for olefin polymerization wherein the external electron donor is n-propyltriethoxysilane, and a catalyst system obtained or obtainable by said process. The invention also relates to a process for preparing a polyolefin using said catalyst system. The invention further relates to a polyolefin, in particular polyprolyene, obtainable by such a process, and shaped articles manufactured from such a polymer. The polymers produced using the catalyst system exhibit low volatiles and therefore have a reduced environmental and health impact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Aurora Alexandra Batinas-Geurts, Martin Alexander Zuideveld
  • Patent number: 10640430
    Abstract: Fertilizer capsules, methods of making the fertilizer capsules, and uses of the fertilizer capsules are described. A fertilizer capsule can include one or more cores. Each core can include one or more fertilizer additives and 10 to 99 wt. % of an extrudable binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sabeshan Kanagalingam, Ravi Hegde, Madduri Srinivasarao, Anton Kumanan, Rajamalleswaramma Koripelly, Samik Gupta
  • Patent number: 10614939
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compositions and methods of making a hard magnetic material from iron oxide fines, the hard magnetic material having a general formula MFexOy. In one aspect, the method comprises a) providing an iron oxide fine; b) providing a metal carbonate of a general formula Mx(CO3)y; c) mixing the iron oxide fine and the metal carbonate to form a mixture; d) calcining the mixture of the iron oxide fine and the metal carbonate; wherein M is a divalent metal ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mohamed Bahgat Saddik, Fazal-Ur-Rehman Awan
  • Patent number: 10611058
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of manufacturing a fibre-reinforced polymer composition comprising the steps of providing at least one multifilament strand comprising a plurality of continuous fibre filaments, applying an impregnating agent to said strand to form an impregnated continuous multifilament strand, and embedding the impregnated continuous multifilament strand in a thermoplastic polymer material for providing said fibre reinforced polymer composition, wherein said impregnating agent has a low viscosity at application temperature and is applied by jetting said impregnating agent onto the at least one continuous multifilament strand. The invention is further directed to a device for use in such a method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Davy Wilhelmus Anna Brands, Tim Dassen
  • Patent number: 10583422
    Abstract: In an aspect, a method for the aromatization of hydrocarbons comprises contacting a hydrocarbon feedstream with a catalyst; wherein the catalyst comprises a zeolite comprising Si, Al, and Ge in the framework with Pt deposited thereon; wherein the zeolite further comprises Na; and wherein the catalyst has an Si:Al2 mole ratio of greater than or equal to 125, an Si:Ge mole ratio of 40 to 400, and an Na:Al mole ratio of 0.9 to 2.5, wherein the catalyst has an aluminum content of less than or equal to 0.75 wt % excluding any binder and extrusion aide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alla Khanmamedova, Scott Stevenson
  • Patent number: 10563136
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing BTX, comprising pyrolysis, aromatic ring opening and BTX recovery. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process installation to convert a pyrolysis feedstream into BTX, comprising a pyrolysis unit, an aromatic ring opening and a BTX recovery unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Raul Velasco Pelaez, Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Vijayanand Rajagopalan, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins, Andrew Mark Ward, Egidius Jacoba Maria Schaerlaeckens, Joris Van Willigenburg
  • Patent number: 10526553
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for cracking a hydrocarbon feedstock in a steam cracker unit, comprising the following steps of: feeding a liquid hydrocarbon feedstock to a hydrocracking unit, separating the stream thus hydrocracked in said hydrocracking unit into a high content aromatics stream and a gaseous stream comprising C2-C4 paraffins, hydrogen and methane, separating C2-C4 paraffins from said gaseous stream, feeding said C2-C4 paraffins thus separated to the furnace section of a steam cracker unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Thomas Hubertus Maria Housmans, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins
  • Patent number: 10519080
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a chemical composition comprising an aromatic compound ? in a concentration B by weight, based on the total weight of the chemical composition, comprising: a. providing the following reaction components: i. a chemical composition comprising the following: a) The aromatic compound ? in a concentration A by weight based on the total weight of the chemical composition, and b) An olefin in an amount in an amount of about 50 to about 99.99 wt. %, based on the total weight of the chemical composition, and ii. An acid; and b. reacting the components to obtain the chemical composition comprising the aromatic compound ? in a concentration B by weight based on the total weight of the chemical composition; wherein the concentration B is less than the concentration A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Roland Schmidt, Shahid Azam
  • Patent number: 10513476
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an integrated process to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising crude oil distillation, aromatic ring opening, and olefins synthesis, which process comprises subjecting a hydrocarbon feed to aromatic ring opening to produce LPG and subjecting the LPG produced in the integrated process to olefins synthesis. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process installation to convert crude oil into petrochemical products comprising a crude distillation unit comprising an inlet for crude oil and at least one outlet for kerosene and/or gasoil; an aromatic ring opening unit comprising an inlet for a hydrocarbon feed to aromatic ring opening and an outlet for LPG; and a unit for the olefins synthesis comprising an inlet for LPG produced by the integrated petrochemical process installation and an outlet for olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Mark Ward, Ravichander Narayanaswamy, Vijayanand Rajagopalan, Arno Johannes Maria Oprins, Egidius Jacoba Maria Schaerlaeckens, Raul Velasco Pelaez