Patent Protection

THE PROCESS OF PROTECTING PETROTEQ'S PROPRIETARY EXTRACTION TECHNOLOGY WORLDWIDE IS ONGOING.

Petroteq's patent portfolio includes technology for the environmentally-safe extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits. Petroteq has been involved in the patent protection processes since its initial technology development in 2011.

Petroteq has received patent protections in three key markets: United States, Canada and Russia.

A U.S. patent and corresponding foreign patents in Russia and Canada have issued that cover the significant features of a system and process for extracting oil from oil sands. Also covered are key aspects of the extraction process that include:

  • Appropriate solvents and additives for use in the process;
  • A methodology for employing the oil sands extraction process; and
  • Engineering and interactive design features of the system.

The Patent Protection details for an "oil from oil sands extraction process" can be reviewed at length under the following Patent Protection numbers:

9884997 - US
2754355 - Canada
2571827 - Russia