Energy Transfer Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Energy Transfer has a total of 224 patents globally, out of which 81 have been granted. Of these 224 patents, more than 60% patents are active. United States of America is where Energy Transfer has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Japan and Australia and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Energy Transfer is the USA. Parallelly,  USA seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Energy Transfer.

Energy Transfer was founded in 1995 by Kelcy Warren and Ray Davis. Company doing business in Oil & Energy Industry. The Company offers range of products in Energy, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Pipelines. As of November 2021, Energy Transfer has a market cap of $22.08 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Energy Transfer which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Energy Transfer’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Energy Transfer’s patent portfolio.

How many patents does Energy Transfer have?

Energy Transfer has a total of 224 patents globally. These patents belong to 81 unique patent families. Out of 224 patents, 135 patents are active.

How many Energy Transfer patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

Energy Transfer Patent Portfolio

Patent Families

Energy Transfer Patent

How Many Patents did Energy Transfer File Every Year?

Energy Transfer Filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantEnergy Transfer Applications FiledEnergy Transfer Patents Granted
2011142
201244
201371
2014213
201513
201614
20172
201893
201918
20208
20212

How Many Patents did Energy Transfer File in Different Countries?

Energy Transfer Worldwide Patent

Countries in which Energy Transfer Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America53
Japan18
Australia16
Canada16
China16
Europe15
India15
Mexico8
Korea (South)8
Taiwan7
Thailand5
Hong Kong (S.A.R.)5
United Kingdom3
Spain3
Dominican Republic2
Germany1
Costa Rica1
Austria1
Brazil1
Indonesia1
Denmark1
Honduras1
Eurasian Patent Organization1
African Regional Industrial Property Organization1
Ecuador1
Viet Nam1
Nicaragua1
Singapore1
Malaysia1

Where are Research Centers of Energy Transfer Patents Located?

Research Centers of Energy Transfer

10 Best Energy Transfer Patents

US7126032B1 is the most popular patent in the Energy Transfer portfolio. It has received 124 citations so far from companies like Solvay, Lanxess and SarTec Corporation.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Energy Transfer:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US7126032B1124
US20040098142A1107
US6679302B159
US7032629B151
US6503595B150
US20150353851A137
US20030052485A135
US20100175313A126
US20030060907A126
US20060278304A125

“We are committed to protecting and preserving the environment, to conserving our country’s natural resources as we conduct our business, and to reducing emissions throughout our operations.”

Each year, Energy Transfer Partners invests heavily in technology in order to minimise emissions and improve the overall performance and efficiency of our operations. Pneumatic devices, thermal oxidizers, FLIR optical imaging cameras, in-line inspection tools, stabilisers, and vapour vent-back systems are among the technology investments.

To cut emissions and minimize environmental consequences, the company uses the most advanced technologies available. Dual Drive Technologies, invented by Energy Transfer Partners, is an efficient hybrid natural gas compression system that decreases emissions through its patented technology by switching compression drivers between an electric motor and a natural gas engine, and vice versa.

What are Energy Transfer Partners key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Energy Transfer?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Energy Transfer in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Energy Transfer thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D FocusHow Energy Transfer research focus changed over the years?

Interested in knowing about the areas of innovation that are being protected by Energy Transfer Partners?

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