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Clean HCN-free synthesis gas is produced from raw synthesis gas leaving a partial-oxidation gas generator by a continuous process comprising the steps of partial cooling, scrubbing with condensate, cooling below the dew point by indirect heat exchange preferably with a rich liquid absorbent from a downstream acid-gas-removal zone, and scrubbing with cold aqueous absorbent. The rich HCN-containing aqueous absorbent is then safely processed, without polluting the environment. For example, the HCN-containing aqueous absorbent may be stripped or reacted in the gas generator. Optionally, other acid gases, if present, may be removed from the synthesis gas in said acid-gas-removal zone.

Title
Production of clean HCN-free synthesis gas
Application Number
5/919091
Publication Number
4189307
Application Date
June 26, 1978
Publication Date
February 19, 1980
Inventor
Charles P Marion
Mamaroneck
NY, US
Agent
Albert Brent
Carl G Ries
Robert A Kulason
Assignee
Texaco Development Corporation
NY, US
IPC
C10K 1/10
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