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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

EXTENDED YEAR SET - Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 1969 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 518, Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
EXXON RESEARCH + ENGINEERING CO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 1 8 8 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 1 5 2 1 8 11 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96
SHELL OIL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 3 6 4 3 0 1 1 5 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 13 1 3 4 71
UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 4 7 5 11 6 3 1 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 15 8 6 2 1 1 0 2 6 2 7 55
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 12 15 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 48
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU PETROLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 3 3 2 1 3 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 43
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 2 1 2 3 1 0 0 3 4 7 40
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 9 8 1 3 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 38
SASOL TECHNOLOGY (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 5 1 1 4 3 2 3 4 5 38
TEXACO INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 3 4 3 5 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 38
MOBIL OIL CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 4 6 2 5 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
BP EXPLORATION OPERATING COMPANY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 9 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 20
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
HALDOR TOPSOE A/S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 17
RENTECH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 17
SYNTROLEUM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 15
DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
METALLGESELLSCHAFT AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
ENI S.P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 12
CONOCO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
GULF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
STANDARD OIL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
THE BRITISH PETROLEUM COMPANY P.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
JOHNSON MATTHEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 10
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 9
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4 8
AMOCO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
JAPAN AS REPRESENTED BY DIRECTOR GENERAL OF AGENCY OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
AGIP PETROLI, S.P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
CHEM SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
HYDROCARBON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
JAPAN OIL, GAS AND METALS NATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 6
MITSUBISHI GAS-CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
NATIONAL DISTILLERS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
VELOCYS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 6
BP CHEMICALS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5
DEN NORSKE STATS OLJESELSKAP A.S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HOECHST AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 5
LINDE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
SAGAMI CHEMICAL RESEARCH CENTER 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
UNION OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5



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