Patents by Inventor Guido Sartori

Guido Sartori has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7127959
    Abstract: The present invention is an apparatus for simulating corrosion activity in liquid and vapor/condensate corrosion environments. The apparatus includes a container, including a lower region containing the liquid and an upper region, including a condenser, a heater for providing heat to the lower region such that the liquid is maintained at a given temperature, a vacuum pump for providing a partial vacuum at a given pressure in the upper region of the container, one corrosion probe removably positioned in the liquid, and a second corrosion probe removably positioned above the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2006
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Saul C. Blum, Guido Sartori, Winston K. Robbins, Liza Monette, Andreas Vogel, Mohsen S. Yeganeh
  • Patent number: 7107942
    Abstract: A fuel system for on-board vehicle fuel separation to supply engine fuel compositions formulated as a function of driving cycle conditions. The invention results in improvements in one or more of feed efficiency and combustion emissions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Assignees: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Walter Weissman, Randall D. Partridge, Bhupender S. Minhas, Guido Sartori, Takanori Ueda, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Kazuhiro Akihama, Satoshi Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20060037414
    Abstract: The present invention is an apparatus for simulating corrosion activity in liquid and vapor/condensate corrosion environments. The apparatus includes a container, including a lower region containing the liquid and an upper region, including a condenser, a heater for providing heat to the lower region such that the liquid is maintained at a given temperature, a vacuum pump for providing a partial vacuum at a given pressure in the upper region of the container, one corrosion probe removably positioned in the liquid, and a second corrosion probe removably positioned above the liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2005
    Publication date: February 23, 2006
    Inventors: Saul C. Blum, Guido Sartori, Winston K. Robbins, Liza Monette, Andreas Vogel, Mohsen S. Yeganeh
  • Publication number: 20050056264
    Abstract: A fuel system for on-board vehicle fuel separation to supply engine fuel compositions formulated as a function of driving cycle conditions. The invention results in improvements in one or more of feed efficiency and combustion emissions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2003
    Publication date: March 17, 2005
    Inventors: Walter Weissman, Randall Partridge, Bhupender Minhas, Guido Sartori, Takanori Ueda, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Kazuhiro Akihama, Satoshi Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 6767452
    Abstract: The invention is a process for decreasing the acidity of an organic acid containing petroleum oil, comprising contacting said petroleum oil containing organic acids with an effective amount of an alcohol and an effective trace amount of a base selected from Group IA and IIA metal carbonates, hydroxides, phosphates, biphosphates and mixtures of a hydroxide and phosphate and/or biphosphates at a temperature and under conditions sufficient to form the corresponding ester of said alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2004
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Michael Siskin, Pacifico Viernes Manalastas, Guido Sartori
  • Publication number: 20040107769
    Abstract: The present invention is an apparatus for simulating corrosion activity in liquid and vapor/condensate corrosion environments. The apparatus includes a container, including a lower region containing the liquid and an upper region, including a condenser, a heater for providing heat to the lower region such that the liquid is maintained at a given temperature, a vacuum pump for providing a partial vacuum at a given pressure in the upper region of the container, one corrosion probe removably positioned in the liquid, and a second corrosion probe removably positioned above the liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2003
    Publication date: June 10, 2004
    Applicant: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Saul C. Blum, Guido Sartori, Winston K. Robbins, Liza Monette, Andreas Vogel, Mohsen S. Yeganeh
  • Patent number: 6706669
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature of corrosion-prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of phosphorous acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2004
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Patent number: 6679987
    Abstract: The invention relates to processes for treating acidic crudes or fractions thereof to reduce or eliminate their acidity and corrosivity by addition of suitable amounts of Group IA or Group IIA oxides, hydroxides and hydrates and Group IIA metal naphthenate salts. The process has the additional benefits of reducing materials handling problems associated with treating acidic crude oils using liquid solvents and in reducing emulsion formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 1999
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2004
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Saul Charles Blum, Guido Sartori, David William Savage, Martin Leo Gorbaty, Bruce Henry Ballinger, Michael Paul Anderson, Trikur Anantharaman Ramanarayanan, David J. Martella
  • Patent number: 6622663
    Abstract: A fuel system for on-board vehicle fuel separation to supply engine fuel compositions formulated as a function of driving cycle conditions. The invention results in improvements in one or more of feed efficiency and combustion emissions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignees: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho
    Inventors: Walter Weissman, Randall D. Partridge, Bhupender S. Minhas, Guido Sartori, Takanori Ueda, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Kazuhiro Akihama, Satoshi Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 6593278
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting corrosion of corrosion-prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of certain sulfur and phosphorus-free aromatic compounds substituted with nitrogen, containing functional groups at the 5- or 3, 5-position, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2003
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Shawn Michael Dougal, Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Cheayao Zhang, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette
  • Patent number: 6583091
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of 4-sulfophthalic acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2003
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Patent number: 6559104
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of an additive aromatic compound tri-substituted with acidic functionalities selected from 5-hydroxyisophthalic acid and 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2003
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Patent number: 6537950
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of triphenylstibine, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2003
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh
  • Publication number: 20030013621
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of an additive aromatic compound tri-substituted with acidic functionalities selected from 5-hydroxyisophthalic acid and 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Publication date: January 16, 2003
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Publication number: 20030012684
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of 4-sulfophthalic acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Publication date: January 16, 2003
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Publication number: 20030012681
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting corrosion of corrosion-prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of certain sulfur and phosphorus-free aromatic compounds substituted with nitrogen, containing functional groups at the 5- or 3, 5-position, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Publication date: January 16, 2003
    Inventors: Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Shawn Michael Dougal, Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Cheayao Zhang, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette
  • Publication number: 20030012682
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature corrosion of corrosion prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of triphenylstibine, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Publication date: January 16, 2003
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh
  • Publication number: 20030012683
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for inhibiting high temperature of corrosion-prone metal surfaces by organic acid-containing petroleum streams by providing an effective corrosion-inhibiting amount of phosphorous acid, typically up to 1000 wppm, to the metal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Publication date: January 16, 2003
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David Craig Dalrymple, Saul Charles Blum, Liza Marie Monette, Mohsen S. Yeganeh, Andreas Vogel
  • Publication number: 20020139321
    Abstract: A fuel system for on-board vehicle fuel separation to supply engine fuel compositions formulated as a function of driving cycle conditions. The invention results in improvements in one or more of feed efficiency and combustion emissions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2001
    Publication date: October 3, 2002
    Inventors: Walter Weissman, Randall D. Partridge, Bhupender S. Minhas, Guido Sartori, Takanori Ueda, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Kazuhiko Akihama, Satoshi Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 6281328
    Abstract: The invention relates to processes for treating acidic crudes or fractions thereof to reduce or eliminate their acidity by addition of effective amounts of crosslinked polymeric amines having a pKa of greater than 9 such as polyvinyl amine and anionic exchange resins having amino groups. The process has utility for crude processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2001
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Guido Sartori, David William Savage, Bruce Henry Ballinger, David Craig Dalrymple