Patents by Inventor Richard E. Cherpeck

Richard E. Cherpeck 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).

  • Publication number: 20190078033
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preventing or reducing low speed pre-ignition in an engine lubricated with a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition comprising at least one oil soluble or oil dispersible cobalt-containing compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Ian G. Elliott, Richard E. Cherpeck, Amir Gamal Maria, Theresa Liang Gunawan
  • Publication number: 20190016986
    Abstract: A lubricant composition for a direct injected, boosted, spark ignited internal combustion engine that contains at least one zirconium-containing compound is disclosed. This disclosure also relates to a method for preventing or reducing low speed pre-ignition in an engine lubricated with a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition comprising at least one oil soluble or oil dispersible zirconium-containing compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Ian G. Elliott, Richard E. Hogendoorn, Theresa Liang Gunawan, Man Hon Tsang, Richard E. Cherpeck, Amir Gamal Maria, Andrew Michael Thomas
  • Publication number: 20190016985
    Abstract: A lubricant composition for a direct injected, boosted, spark ignited internal combustion engine that contains at least one non-sulfur-phosphorus containing zinc compound is disclosed. This disclosure also relates to a method for preventing or reducing low speed pre-ignition in an engine lubricated with a formulated oil. The formulated oil has a composition comprising at least one oil soluble or oil dispersible non-sulfur-phosphorus containing zinc compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Ian G. Elliott, Christophe P. Le Deore, Richard E. Cherpeck, Amir Gamal Maria, Theresa Liang Gunawan
  • Patent number: 9523061
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having greater than 400 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignees: Chevron Oronite Company LLC, Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 9303229
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 400 ppm of boron; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignees: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 9193931
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 600 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having no more than about 800 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of about 5:1 to about 500:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignees: Chevron Oronite Company LLC, Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 8920524
    Abstract: Disclosed are polyisobutenyl alcohols and substituted polyisobuentyl alcohols of the formula: wherein n is an integer from 5 to 90, R is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, haloalkyl, alkoxycarbonyl and substituted aryl wherein at least one substituent group of the substituted aryl is selected from cyano, nitro and alkoxycarbonyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Richard E. Cherpeck, Ruth Smocha
  • Patent number: 8877972
    Abstract: A process is described for preparing alkylene oxide-adducted hydrocarbyl amides having less than 2 wt % of amine by-products by a) reacting a C4-C30 fatty acid or fatty acid lower alkyl ester with a mono- or di-hydroxy hydrocarbyl amine to form a hydrocarbyl amide; b) reacting the hydrocarbyl amide with alkylene oxide; and c) extracting the product of b) with water, acidic water, or water-containing inorganic salts or a combination thereof at a temperature from about 5° C. to 95° C. to yield an alkylene oxide-adducted hydrocarbyl amide having less than 2 wt % of amine by-products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Francois Simard, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 8710147
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preparing a hydroxyl functionalized polymer from a Lewis acid promoted carbonyl-ene reaction comprising: selecting a vinylidene terminated polyolefin having a number average molecular weight from about 950 to about 5000 and having a terminal vinylidene content greater than 50 mole percent; selecting a carbonyl enophile; selecting a Lewis acid; and contacting the components in step a), b) and c) under reactive conditions to form the hydroxyl functionalized polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC.
    Inventors: Richard E. Cherpeck, Ruth Smocha
  • Publication number: 20140106999
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 600 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having no more than about 800 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of about 5:1 to about 500:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicants: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Publication number: 20140106998
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having greater than 400 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicants: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Publication number: 20140100146
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 400 ppm of boron; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicants: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 8623798
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricating oil composition containing an oil of lubricating viscosity and a N,N,N?,N?-tetraalkyl-naphthalene-1,8-diamine and at least one additive selected from antioxidants, dispersants, and detergents which together provide superior oxidation inhibition and are suitable lubricants for automotive and truck crankcase lubricants; as well as transmission lubricants, gear lubricants, hydraulic fluids, compressor oils, diesel and marine lubricants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Richard E. Cherpeck, Carrie Y. Chan, Gaurav Bhalla
  • Publication number: 20120151830
    Abstract: Disclosed are polyisobutenyl alcohols and substituted polyisobuentyl alcohols of the formula: wherein n is an integer from 5 to 90, R is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, haloalkyl, alkoxycarbonyl and substituted aryl wherein at least one substituent group of the substituted aryl is selected from cyano, nitro and alkoxycarbonyl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Inventors: RICHARD E. CHERPECK, RUTH SMOCHA
  • Publication number: 20120145116
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having greater than 400 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicants: Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Publication number: 20120145114
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 400 ppm of boron; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having, at least about 1100 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of less than or equal to about 4:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicants: CHEVRON U.S.A. INC., CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: KENNETH D. NELSON, ALEXANDER B. BOFFA, WILLIAM M. KLEISER, STEPHEN D. STULTS, JAMES A. MCGEEHAN, WIM VAN DAM, RICHARD E. CHERPECK
  • Publication number: 20120145115
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition having a sulfur content of up to about 0.4 wt. % and a sulfated ash content of up to about 0.5 wt. % as determined by ASTM D874 is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable boron-containing compound having no more than about 600 ppm of boron, based upon the total mass of the composition; and (c) at least one oil-soluble or dispersed oil-stable molybdenum-containing compound having no more than about 800 ppm of molybdenum, based upon the total mass of the composition; wherein the lubricating oil composition has a ratio of sulfur to molybdenum of about 5:1 to about 500:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicants: Chevron U.S.A, Inc., Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Nelson, Alexander B. Boffa, William M. Kleiser, Stephen D. Stults, James A. McGeehan, Wim Van Dam, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Publication number: 20120078000
    Abstract: A process is described for preparing alkylene oxide-adducted hydrocarbyl amides having less than 2 wt % of amine by-products by a) reacting a C4-C30 fatty acid or fatty acid lower alkyl ester with a mono- or di-hydroxy hydrocarbyl amine to form a hydrocarbyl amide; b) reacting the hydrocarbyl amide with alkylene oxide; and c) extracting the product of b) with water, acidic water, or water-containing inorganic salts or a combination thereof at a temperature from about 5° C. to 95° C. to yield an alkylene oxide-adducted hydrocarbyl amide having less than 2 wt % of amine by-products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Applicant: CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: Francois Simard, Richard E. Cherpeck
  • Patent number: 8003583
    Abstract: Benzo[b]perhydroheterocyclic arylamine compounds have shown to be particularly useful as stabilizers. The compounds may serve as antioxidants, antiozoants, heat stabilizers and ultraviolet light stabilizers and such compounds are oil soluble, thus particularly suited for use as an antioxidant in a lubricating oil composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Richard E. Cherpeck, Carrie Y. Chan
  • Publication number: 20110152465
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preparing a hydroxyl functionalized polymer from a Lewis acid promoted carbonyl-ene reaction comprising: selecting a vinylidene terminated polyolefin having a number average molecular weight from about 950 to about 5000 and having a terminal vinylidene content greater than 50 mole percent; selecting a carbonyl enophile; selecting a Lewis acid; and contacting the components in step a), b) and c) under reactive conditions to form the hydroxyl functionalized polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Inventors: Richard E. Cherpeck, Ruth Smocha