Patents by Inventor Joseph Michael Russo

Joseph Michael Russo 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: 11299685
    Abstract: A composition is provided that contains a major amount of a base oil and a minor amount of at least one butylene oxide-modified alkyl-bis-ethoxylated monoamine, wherein the alkyl group have carbon atoms in the range of 8 to 22 and ethylene oxide to butylenes oxide is in a ratio in the range of about 3:1 to about 2:1. The composition provides improved friction modification in fuel and in lubricating oils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SHELL OIL COMPANY
    Inventor: Joseph Michael Russo
  • Publication number: 20220106534
    Abstract: A fuel composition comprising a fuel and a lubricity additive where the lubricity additive is selected from (1) 1-Lauroyl-rac-glycerol, (2) Dodecanamide, N-hydroxy-, or (3) 2-Ethylhexanoic acid and the fuel is gasoline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Inventors: Yajnanarayana Halmuthur JOIS, Joseph Michael RUSSO
  • Publication number: 20220064558
    Abstract: A fuel composition comprising a fuel and a lubricity additive package, where the lubricity additive package comprises (1) Dodecanoic acid and (2) 1-Lauroyl-rac-glycerol and the fuel is gasoline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yajnanarayana Halmuthur JOIS, Joseph Michael RUSSO
  • Publication number: 20210277319
    Abstract: Use of a liquid fuel composition in an internal combustion engine, the internal combustion engine containing a lubricating composition for lubricating said internal combustion engine, wherein the liquid fuel composition comprises at least one nitrogen-containing detergent additive, for the purpose of reducing engine wear caused by the presence of soot in the lubricating composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Clift SOUTHBY, Renate UITZ-CHOI, Roger Francis CRACKNELL, Joseph Michael RUSSO, Neal Matthew MORGAN, Artemis KONTOU
  • Publication number: 20200283691
    Abstract: Use of an unleaded gasoline fuel composition for reducing the occurrence of Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) in a spark-ignition internal combustion engine, wherein the unleaded gasoline fuel composition comprises a gasoline base fuel and detergent additive package, wherein the detergent additive package comprises a Mannich base detergent mixture, wherein the mixture comprises a first Mannich base detergent component derived from a di- or polyamine and a second Mannich base detergent component derived from a monoamine, wherein the weight ratio of the first Mannich base detergent to the second Mannich base detergent mixture ranges from about 1:6 to about 3:1, and wherein the spark-ignition internal combustion engine is lubricated with a lubricant composition comprising from 1200 ppmw to 3000 ppmw of calcium, based on the total lubricant composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Vivek Raja RAJ MOHAN, Edward Carl NELSON, Joseph Michael RUSSO, Anindya Kumar GHOSAL
  • Patent number: 9447356
    Abstract: Dihydrocarbyl diazene dicarboxamides (DHCDD) have been found to effectively reduce the ignition delay and/or as effective cetane number improvers in diesel fuels and is suitable for use in modern engines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Arjun Prakash, John Henry Mengwasser, Joseph Michael Russo
  • Patent number: 9163189
    Abstract: Balanced unleaded fuel compositions exhibiting: a pump octane rating of greater than 93; a T50 (maximum) of 104.4° C. (220° F.) and a T90 (maximum) of 165.6° C. (330° F.), as required under the CARB Phase 3 model; and, producing a higher average torque and/or higher average power output than commercially available fuels stated to meet the CARB Phase 3 model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Patent number: 9051439
    Abstract: Micronized polymers suitable for use in fuels and lubricants having a particle size distribution of less than 30 microns obtained from water-soluble solid organic polymers is provided. A water-soluble solid organic polymer having a number average molecular weight in the range of 1000 to 200,000 is subjected to a molecular segmentation in a polar solvent in a polymer to solvent ratio in the range of 1:1 to 1:10 to produce a micronized polymer having a particle size distribution of less than 30 microns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Publication number: 20140230320
    Abstract: Dihydrocarbyl diazene dicarboxamides (DHCDD) have been found to effectively reduce the ignition delay and/or as effective cetane number improvers in diesel fuels and is suitable for use in modern engines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: SHELL OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Arjun PRAKASH, John Henry MENGWASSER, Joseph Michael RUSSO
  • Patent number: 8715376
    Abstract: A fuel composition is provided that contains a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and a minor amount of at least one p-alkoxy-N-alkyl aromatic amine and at least one dicyclopentadiene. Use of such additive compound in a combustion engine is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Raymond Edward Paggi, Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Publication number: 20140000540
    Abstract: A composition is provided that contains a major amount of a hydrocarbon base fluid having a viscosity of up to 600 cST at 40 ° C. and (b) a minor amount of a micronized cellulose acetate butyrate having a particle size distribution on average of less than 30 microns. The compositions reduce and control the friction coefficient and anti-wear film of hydrocarbon base fluids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Joseph Michael RUSSO, Timothy Michael SHEA
  • Patent number: 7976591
    Abstract: A fuel composition is provided that contains a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and a minor amount of a certain aniline additive compound. Use of such aniline additive compound in a combustion engine is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Raymond Edward Paggi, Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Publication number: 20110065619
    Abstract: A composition is provided that contains a major amount of a base oil and a minor amount of at least one butylene oxide-modified alkyl-bis-ethoxylated monoamine, wherein the alkyl group have carbon atoms in the range of 8 to 22 and ethylene oxide to butylenes oxide is in a ratio in the range of about 3:1 to about 2:1. The composition provides improved friction modification in fuel and in lubricating oils.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventor: Joseph Michael Russo
  • Publication number: 20100258071
    Abstract: A fuel composition is provided that contains a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and a minor amount of at least one p-alkoxy-N-alkyl aromatic amine and at least one dicyclopentadiene. Use of such additive compound in a combustion engine is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2010
    Publication date: October 14, 2010
    Inventors: Raymond Edward Paggi, Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Publication number: 20100162982
    Abstract: A fuel composition is provided that contains a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and a minor amount of a p-anisidine and an aniline derivative compounds. Use of such additive compound in a combustion engine is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Inventors: Joseph Michael RUSSO, Timothy Michael SHEA
  • Publication number: 20100018112
    Abstract: An unleaded fuel composition comprising: about 45 volume % or more of one or more branched paraffins; about 34 volume % or less of one or more mono- and di-alkylated benzenes; from about 5 to about 6 volume % of one or more linear paraffins having from about 3 to 5 carbon atoms; and, one or more alkanol having from about 2 to 4 carbon atoms in an amount sufficient to boost the octane number of the unleaded fuel composition to 93 or greater, the unleaded fuel composition being free of any other ingredient or combination of ingredients that increases the octane number of the unleaded fuel composition by more than 1.0 unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2008
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Inventors: Joseph Michael RUSSO, Timothy Michael SHEA, Vinod Kumar NATARAJAN
  • Publication number: 20080236031
    Abstract: A fuel composition is provided that contains a major amount of a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gasoline boiling range and a minor amount of a certain aniline additive compound. Use of such aniline additive compound in a combustion engine is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Inventors: Raymond Edward PAGGI, Joseph Michael Russo, Timothy Michael Shea
  • Patent number: 7199088
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition useful for a diesel-powered engine is provided that reduces NOx emissions level produced from a diesel-powered engine. The lubricating oil comprises a base oil and at least one oil-dispersible source of HNCO such as isocyanates. A method of operating the diesel powered engine using the lubricating oil is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2007
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventors: Raymond Edward Paggi, Joseph Michael Russo, Kay Colapret, James Robert Macias, Krishna Rangraj Kaushik
  • Publication number: 20040005989
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition useful for a diesel-powered engine is provided that reduces NOx emissions level produced from a diesel-powered engine. The lubricating oil comprises a base oil and at least one oil-dispersible source of HNCO such as isocyanates. A method of operating the diesel powered engine using the lubricating oil is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Publication date: January 8, 2004
    Inventors: Raymond Edward Paggi, Joseph Michael Russo, Kay Colapret, James Robert Macias, Krishna Rangraj Kaushik