OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP.
|OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130168291||Method, Apparatus and System for Hydrocarbon Recovery - The present invention relates to a system, method and apparatus for the extraction of hydrocarbons from contaminated solids. The method for separating hydrocarbons from solids comprising exposing the solid to a heat source of sufficient temperature to release substantially all of the hydrocarbon and water from the solids as volatile vapors, condensing at least a portion of the hydrocarbon vapor, and condensing the water vapor. The apparatus for extracting hydrocarbons from solids comprises a heat source capable of reaching temperatures sufficient to vaporize substantially all of the hydrocarbons in the contaminated solids and at least one separation tank in fluid communication with an outlet of said heat source for condensing at least part of the hydrocarbons. The present invention also relates the system for applying said method to said apparatus to extract and recover hydrocarbons from contaminated solids.||07-04-2013|
|20110180111||Tank Cleaning Device and Method - A tank cleaning device is provided, comprising a base member; a conduit attached to the base member having an inlet, an upper outlet, and a lower outlet; and a plurality of adjustable legs connected to and extending below the base member. The inlet of the conduit accepts a cleaning fluid, and a cleaning nozzle is attached to either the upper outlet or the lower outlet. A method of cleaning the tank is also provided, comprising placing the mounting device at a first location, spraying the tank with the cleaning fluid until a selected portion of the tank is cleaned, discontinuing the supply of cleaning fluid, and then repositioning the mounting device to a second location within the tank and resuming the supply of cleaning fluid. Multiple mounting devices may be employed and periodically repositioned within the tank to achieve quick and effective cleaning.||07-28-2011|