Patent Number: 8,795,534

Title: Systems and methods for removing oil from fluid streams

Abstract: The invention provides systems and methods for removing a target oil from an aqueous fluid stream using a capture medium. In embodiments, the capture medium can comprise an anchor substrate and a modifier technology supported on the anchor substrate, where the modifier technology complexes with the oil to form a removable complex.

Inventors: Soane; David S. (Chestnut Hill, MA), Ware, Jr.; William (Hanover, NH), Mahoney; Robert P. (Newbury, MA), Slattery; Ian (Cambridge, MA)

Assignee: Soane Energy, LLC

International Classification: B01J 49/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018