Royalty Report: Energy & Environment, Energy Resources & Svcs, Alternative and Renewable Energy – Collection: 27055


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Category: Technology Licenses, Created On: 2022-04-28, Record Count: 13


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Category: Technology Licenses
Created On: 2022-04-28
Record Count: 13

Primary Industries

  • Energy & Environment
  • Energy Resources & Svcs
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • Oil & Gas Extraction
  • Business Method
  • Waste Treatment
  • Gaseous Fuel
  • Solar
  • Battery

IPSCIO Report Record List

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IPSCIO Record ID: 27055

License Grant
The Company granted an LFC Process license which TEK-KOL will receive royalties on net proceeds from the sale of liquids produced by the first Level I and Level II plants.
License Property
The LFC Process is designed to convert and upgrade low-rank coal to create a higher Btu more efficient and less environmentally polluting fuel to produce power and simultaneously produce low temperature coal tars, which contain valuable chemicals. The LFC Process produces two products, one called Process Derived Fuel (PDF), and the other, Coal Derived Liquids (CDL).

IPSCIO Record ID: 27247

License Grant
The Company entered into a royalty amendment agreement with thehe inventor of the K-Fuel Technology granted it a non-exclusive right and license ('Partnership License') for the K-Fuel Technology (without the right to sublicense) to produce coal in the Partnership Facility using the Series 'C' technology and to use or sell anywhere the product derived therefrom; technology that enhances the combustion characteristics of coal and other carbonaceous fuels (the 'K-Fuel Technology').
License Property
The K-Fuel Technology uses heat and pressure to physically and chemically transform high-moisture, low-energy per pound coal and other organic feedstocks into a lower-moisture, high-energy solid fuel ('K-Fuel').

IPSCIO Record ID: 299292

License Grant
Licensor grants a nonexclusive license under Licensors Patent Rights to practice the TGP, THGP and/or TGPS for the production of Synthesis Gas.

Licensor grants a nonexclusive license to use Licensors Technical Information to practice the TGP, THGP and/or TGPS.

License Property
Licensor has conducted research and development work on the Gasification Process (TGP) and further applications or variants thereof, including without limitation, the Hydrogen Generation Process (THGP) and Gasification Power Systems (TGPS), and has developed and acquired technical data and information pertinent to, and have been granted patents covering certain aspects of, the design, construction, operation and maintenance of plants for the practice of the TGP, THGP and TGPS.

TGP shall mean the process licensed by Licensor and improvements therein producing carbon monoxide and hydrogen by partial oxidation of carbonaceous substances, including without limitation refining or chemical plant byproducts streams, using oxygen or an oxygen-containing gas and including, but without limiting the foregoing, any means or methods of preparing such substances to the extent useful in such partial oxidation; introducing and reacting materials in a partial oxidation reaction zone; cooling the effluent of said reaction zone and recovering and conserving reaction heat; removing from said effluent materials which may or may not be returned to said reaction zone; and treating by-product or waste discharges.

Power Systems, or PS, shall mean the system and parts thereof, including processes and equipment for the generation of electric power, such as gas turbines, steam turbines and heat recovery steam generators along with any supporting and peripheral equipment.

TGPS shall mean the process licensed by Licensor where the TGP is used with PS including any means or methods for integrating and optimizing TGP and PS with any related removal and recovery of byproducts, such as sulfur, and air separation systems, and any modifications or improvements.

THGP shall mean the process licensed by Licensor for producing high purity hydrogen which combines the TGP with one or more of the following process steps Shift Conversion, Purification as each is hereinafter defined, membrane separation, methanation, and/or acid gas removal including any means or methods for integrating said combination, and any modifications or improvements.

Field of Use
The field of use is where such Synthesis Gas will be used in the production of high purity hydrogen, in the case of THGP, and/or electric power in the case of TGPS, in and only in the Plant, together with the right to use and sell the products thereby produced.

IPSCIO Record ID: 28564

License Grant
We are a party to royalty Agreements and License fee Agreements, both domestically and internationally, whereby the Company and the inventor of the K-Fuel process, are entitled to receive royalty and License fee revenue from each Company-owned plant and plants owned by third parties who are various undisclosed Licensees of the K-Fuel process.
License Property
For each commercial K-Fuel plant constructed, the plant owner is generally required to pay a royalty on the selling price per ton of K-Fuel produced and a License fee per ton of K-Fuel produced based on the annual design capacity of each plant. Mr. Koppelman is entitled to 25% of the royalties and License fees generated at each plant. KFx is entitled to the remaining 75% of royalties and License fees. The royalty to Mr. Koppelman will cease when the cumulative payments to him reach the sum of approximately $75.7 million. Mr. Koppelman passed away in October 1997 and all his rights as discussed above are held by his estate. In his will, Mr. Koppelman bequeathed 50% of his net royalty stream to Theodore Venners, our Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.
Field of Use
The K-Fuel process applies heat and pressure to coal with a high water percentage to reduce moisture from approximately 30% in the low-Btu coal to 8% to 12% in the K-Fuel. As a result, the heat value is boosted by 30% to 40%, resulting in its availability for economical use in power generating facilities. Further, the K-Fuel process removes a significant amount of impurities from the low-Btu coal allowing for the power generating industry to comply with increasingly stringent air emission standards and environmental regulations.

IPSCIO Record ID: 26018

License Grant
The Cell Technology Transfer and License Agreement provides the Korean Licensee the rights to manufacture carbonate fuel cell components in South Korea based on DFC technology and grants commercial rights to Asian markets.

The Agreement harmonizes two prior License Agreements so that the Licensee has rights to manufacture the entire carbonate DFC power plant.

License Property
The Licensor will collaborate with the Licensee under the License Agreement to provide design and procurement assistance for the facility.

A production facility will be built to produce up to 140 megawatts of fuel cell components annually, with equipment initially procured for an expected annual production volume of 70 megawatts.

Construction will begin in early 2013 and fuel cell component production is expected to start in late 2014 or early 2015.

Field of Use
The Licensee is Korea’s largest independent power producer.

DFC power plants provide ultra clean, efficient and reliable distributed power generation solutions. Direct FuelCells combine a fuel such as natural gas or renewable biogas with oxygen from the ambient air to efficiently produce ultra-clean electricity and usable high quality heat through an electrochemical process. DFC power plants emit virtually no pollutants due to the absence of combustion. Avoiding the emission of nitrogen oxide (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SOx) and particulate matter supports clean air regulations and benefits public health. The high efficiency of the fuel cell power generation process reduces fuel costs and carbon emissions, and producing both electricity and heat from the same unit of fuel further supports favorable economics while also promoting sustainability.

IPSCIO Record ID: 328220

License Grant
Canadian Licensor hereby grants to Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable license under the Patent Rights and the Licensor Know-How for use in the design, construction and operation of any and all future Oil Sands Plants in the United States of America.
License Property
Oil Sands Plant is for the production of Crude Oil and other hydrocarbon products from oil sands, tar sands, and other hydrocarbon-bearing sandstones and structures. Oil Sands Plant means a facility that, using or deploying claims under the Patent Rights or any Licensor Know-How, is designed or has the capacity to extract, process and/or produce one or more Licensed Products from hydrocarbon-bearing sandstones, sediments and soils. The basic steps in the process are (a) crushing of ore, (b) mixing ore with solvent, and (c) then separating solids from liquids, wherein the solid stream is dried to produce sand and the liquid stream is heated to recover all or a fraction of the solvent and other chemicals (if any) for reuse, thereby producing a bitumen product. Each Oil Sands Plant shall be considered singular, whether one or multiple trains, so long the facilities, equipment and trains are contained within one (1) mile of each other or on a single oil sands deposit and under a single oil, gas or minerals estate, agreement or lease.

Licensed Product means (a) all forms of Crude Oil, Petroleum, or other hydrocarbon products extracted or produced from tar sands, oil sands, gilsonite and oil shale, and (b) all commercially salable sand or silica products that may be produced at or in an Oil Sands Plant by a device(s), process(es) or other means covered by a Valid Claim.

Crude Oil means A mixture of hydrocarbons that exists in liquid phase in natural underground reservoirs and remains liquid at atmospheric pressure after passing through surface separating facilities. Depending upon the characteristics of the crude stream, it may also include
1. Small amounts of hydrocarbons that exist in gaseous phase in natural underground reservoirs but are liquid at atmospheric pressure after being recovered from oil well (casing head) gas in lease separators and are subsequently comingled with the crude stream without being separately measured. Lease condensate recovered as a liquid from natural gas wells in lease or field separation facilities and later mixed into the crude stream is also included; 2. Small amounts of nonhydrocarbons produced with the oil, such as sulfur and various metals; 3. Drip gases, and liquid hydrocarbons produced from tar sands, oil sands, gilsonite, and oil shale.

Petroleum Products means oil or hydrocarbon products obtained from the processing of Crude Oil (including lease condensate), natural gas, and other hydrocarbon compounds and include unfinished oils, liquefied petroleum gases, pentanes plus, aviation gasoline, motor gasoline, naphtha-type jet fuel, kerosene-type jet fuel, kerosene, distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, petrochemical feedstocks, special naphthas, lubricants, waxes, petroleum coke, asphalt, road oil, still gas, and miscellaneous products.

Petroleum means a broadly defined class of liquid hydrocarbon mixtures, including crude oil, lease condensate, unfinished oils, refined products obtained from the processing of Crude Oil and natural gas plant liquids.

Field of Use
Field of Use is for the extraction, processing and production of Crude Oil and other hydrocarbon products from oil sands, tar sands, and other hydrocarbon-bearing sandstones and structures.

Crude oil is a naturally occurring, unrefined petroleum product composed of hydrocarbon deposits and other organic materials. A type of fossil fuel, crude oil can be refined to produce usable products such as gasoline, diesel, and various other forms of petrochemicals.

Hydrocarbon is an organic compound (such as acetylene or butane) containing only carbon and hydrogen and often occurring in petroleum, natural gas, coal, and bitumens.

IPSCIO Record ID: 173

License Grant
The Canadian Licensor entered into a Licensing Agreement with the Licensee. Under the terms of the agreement, the Licensor agreed to grant licensing rights for the PyStRâ„¢ (a low cost proprietary hydrogen production technology) and gasification technology in the US.
License Property
'Technology' means the Gasification of Creosote-preserved wood that can be used in the Technology that SYNGAS has developed; which includes the PyStr technology to produce hydrogen or ethanol and is in the process of filing patent applications, and shall include any additions, changes, improvements, substitutions and modifications to the technology

Gasification is a process that converts carbonaceous materials, such as coal, petroleum, or biomass, into carbon monoxide and hydrogen by reacting the raw material at high temperatures with a controlled amount of oxygen and/or steam. The resulting gas mixture is called synthesis gas or syngas and is itself a fuel. Gasification is a very efficient method for extracting energy from many different types of organic materials, and also has applications as a clean waste disposal technique.

A new innovative hydrogen generation technology referred to as the PyStR process. PyStR, pronounced 'Pie Star,' is an acronym derived from 'Pyrolitic Steam Reforming.'  This process can directly produce high purity hydrogen from biomass and other carbonaceous feed-stocks such as oil sands, coal and petroleum coke.

IPSCIO Record ID: 27720

License Grant
The Licensee acquired the exclusive worldwide right to commercialize the Licensor's proprietary Natural Gas Liquids process technology.
License Property
The proprietary Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) process technology in which flared gas is gathered and sent from the well through the Licensor's processing equipment which converts the gas into hydro-carbon liquids, commonly referred to as NGL.

The majority of the remaining NGL is comprised of methane which, if further processed, can produce pipeline grade natural gas for use in stationary and vehicular engines utilizing Licensor's Fueled By Flare dual fuel solution. A portion of the NGL being processed is sold as fuel, emulsifiers/dilutants or as feed stock to be further processed by refiners.

The proprietary NGL capture and recovery process captures and converts a higher percent of the gases at these remote and stranded well sites, with its mobile and modular design, when compared to other competitive capture technologies.

Field of Use
Remaining NGL is comprised of methane which, if further processed, can produce pipeline grade natural gas for use in stationary and vehicular engines utilizing the Licensee's dual fuel solution.

The Licensee has been granted the right to commercialize the Licensor's proprietary Natural Gas Liquid process technology, including purchasing substantially all of the operating assets including two existing mobile NGL operating systems currently servicing remote or stranded well-sites for an E&P company in the Bakken region.

IPSCIO Record ID: 25967

License Grant
The Licensor granted the exclusive, worldwide license to exploit the patents for the process.
License Property
The patents are  U.S. Patent 5516742 Issued May 14, 1996 Catalytic conversion of water and carbon dioxide to low cost energy, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, oxygen and hydrocarbons
U.S. Patent 5710087 Issued January 20, 1998 Process for catalytic conversion of water and carbon dioxide to low cost energy, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, oxygen and hydrocarbons.  The License terminates as the last to expire patent, and is sublicensable.

IPSCIO Record ID: 3759

License Grant
This Agreement outlines the terms and conditions whereby the Company offers to retain the Doctor and purchase from him his interest in the Intellectual property rights pertaining to using solar energy to manufacture/produce methanol, gasoline and/or diesel fuel from carbon dioxide.   Also included in this Agreement is the Doctor's full range of technical/mechanical options and skills needed to develop the required technologies and bring them into full commercial production of electricity and fuels.
License Property
The process called Direct Solar Reduction of CO2 to Fuel and Feedstock, which rights and patented process  (U.S. Patent number 6066187) the Company intends to develop into a commercially viable system.  This process utilizes solar energy to directly reduce CO2 that  would  have been released into the atmosphere while producing chemical feedstock, fuel (methane, diesel, etc.) and green or environmentally friendly electricity and oxygen as by-products.
Field of Use
The rights granted apply to solar energy.

IPSCIO Record ID: 2372

License Grant
The Company announced it signed a non-exclusive worldwide license for the marketing and manufacturing of the ECHFR System–ElectroChem Hydrogen Fuel Reactor (ECHFR), a prototype-stage technology that produces clean burning hydrogen gas at low pressure from any water source.
License Property
The Company was formed to design, build and manage inexpensive and environmentally friendly fuel and power producing systems for remote areas of the world that are without electricity and other sources of power.  The ECHFR is designed to be used where there is no energy readily available.  All that is required for the ECHFR to work is water and a proprietary mixture of dry chemicals that are readily available, light in weight, and easily transported.
Field of Use
The ECHFR is a sophisticated mechanical reactor that creates an electrical current that splits the water molecule, separating the two hydrogen atoms from the oxygen atom.  The ECHFR activates a formula that removes hydrogen from the formula on a stand-by or as needed basis using equipment that can be portable or stationary.  The result is clean burning hydrogen gas that can be used for cooking, heating or refrigeration.

IPSCIO Record ID: 2986

License Grant
The Corporation has agreed to pay royalties in respect of sales of Ballard fuel cells or fuel cell systems under a July 31, 1996 Fuel Cell Bus Program Agreement, with Province of British Columbia, BC Transit, and BC Transportation Financing Authority.
Field of Use
The Corporation business is the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on motive power (material handling and buses) and stationary power (back-up power and residential cogeneration) and feature high fuel efficiency, low operating temperature, low noise and vibration, compact size, quick response to changes in electrical demand, modular design and environmental cleanliness.

IPSCIO Record ID: 5125

License Grant
The Company hereby grants a non-exclusive world wide license to make, have made, use, and sell the UOB-TM- and to practice the Invention for use with fuel cells and fuel cell systems Only.
License Property
Invention shall mean the invention of a UOB-TM- for producing hydrogen from virtually any hydrocarbon fuel without the use of catalysts and addition of steam although steam may have some uses down-stream and any and all improvements thereto which may hereafter be owned or controlled by Licensor, (hereafter called the UOB-TM- or Invention).

Our products provide an efficient and cost-effective way to generate hydrogen.  Our UOB-TM- technology allows for hydrogen gas generation using readily available inputs such as electricity, natural gas, and water.

We design and develop hydrogen fuel processors for fuel cell systems and industrial hydrogen generators.  Because fuel cells require hydrogen to produce electricity, the efficient and cost effective production of hydrogen for fuel cells is critical to the commercial introduction of fuel cell systems into the mass transportation and stationary markets.  We have developed and patented the Under-Oxidized Burner (UOB-TM-), an innovative technology for hydrogen production. In comparison to other means of producing hydrogen, we believe our products provide more efficiency, lower emissions, lower capital costs and greater fuel-flexibility.  Our proprietary UOB-TM- system produces hydrogen from hydrocarbon feedstocks, such as natural gas, propane, diesel and gasoline, and can be utilized as an on-site source of hydrogen in a variety of applications.

Field of Use
The rights granted apply to the fuel cell systems.
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