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The invention provides methods and apparatus for selectively producing ethanol from syngas. As disclosed herein, syngas derived from cellulosic biomass (or other sources) can be catalytically converted into methanol, which in turn can be catalytically converted into acetic acid or acetates. Finally, the acetic acid or acetates can be reduced to ethanol according to several variations. In some embodiments, yields of ethanol from biomass can exceed 100 gallons per dry ton of biomass.

Title
Methods and apparatus for selectively producing ethanol from synthesis gas
Application Number
12/546976
Publication Number
7884253 (B2)
Application Date
August 25, 2009
Publication Date
February 8, 2011
Inventor
Jerrod Hohman
Superior
CO, US
Ronald C Stites
Brighton
CO, US
Agent
Ryan P O Connor
O Connor & Company
Assignee
Range Fuels
CO, US
IPC
C07C 27/04
C07C 29/14
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