Gilsonite


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Gilsonite

(ˈɡɪlsəˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) trademark a very pure form of asphalt found in Utah and Colorado; used for making paints, varnishes, and linoleum
[C19: named after S. H. Gilson of Salt Lake City, Utah, who discovered it]

Gil•son•ite

(ˈgɪl səˌnaɪt)
Trademark.
a brilliant black bitumen with a brown streak and conchoidal fracture; uintaite.
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In addition to leading the chapter 11 reorganizations of Angelica Corporation, American Gilsonite Company and China Fishery Group, he served as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, Inc.
United Gilsonite Laboratories has appointed Ralf Schueler as its international sales director.
When prehistoric Uinta Lake formed more than 60 million years ago, sediment at the bottom of the ancient lake created gilsonite, oil shale and tar sands.
Included are reconstituted crude petroleum, and lease condensate and liquid hydrocarbons produced from tar sands, gilsonite, and old shale.
Monotonic loading strength of hot asphalt mixtures modified with gilsonite by dry-way
United Gilsonite Laboratories' (UGL) new DRYLOK Concrete Toner is designed as a concrete tone coat to even out discolorations, stains and blotches.
Some lignite beds and asphalt varieties such as gilsonite can be found as well as oil in the rock fractures and gas.
Various kinds of fluid loss additives have been developed in last decades, such as Gilsonite, organic lignite, epoxidized cardanol derivative[4], metallic soap [5], modified tannin [6] and oil swell elastomer [7], etc.
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; Small amounts of nonhydrocarbons produced from oil, such as sulfur and various metals; Drip gases, and liquid hydrocarbons produced from tar sands, oil sands, gilsonite, and oil shale.
Iron casting facilities have reduced their quantity of seacoal and/or gilsonite (materials that have higher emission characteristics) by up to 50% in the preblend formulation with the addition of processed carbon or causticized lignite (materials that have little or no emission characteristics).
The second product to be manufactured may be sodium gilsonite sulphonate for use in both sea water-based drilling fluids and in oil-based drilling fluids.
The second product to be manufactured may be Sodium Gilsonite Sulphonate for use in both sea water based drilling fluids and in oil based drilling fluids.