WO/2007/139392 is referenced by 36 patents.

There is disclosed a method for processing an input gas stream, characterised by the following steps of: a) reacting the carbon dioxide of the input gas stream with an alkaline solution based on ammonia, for the formation of ammonium carbonates; b) reacting said ammonium carbonates from step a) with a saline solution for forming chemical products including alkaline metal carbonate and ammonium chloride; and c) processing said ammonium chloride from step b) by decomposition to form ammonia and metal chloride and/or hydrochloride acid; and d) step c) is implemented by using calcium oxide (CaO) to generate calsium chloride as said metal chloride, and/or by using magnesium oxide (MgO) to generate magnesium chloride as said metal chloride. Preferably the method is used in a combined process for removing carbon dioxide from combustion gas and desalination of water.

Title
A modified solvay process, and uses thereof for processing co2-containing gas streams and for desalination
Application Number
PCT/NO2007/000186
Publication Number
2007/139392
Application Date
May 30, 2007
Publication Date
December 6, 2007
Inventor
Chaalal Omar
Agent
ACAPO
Assignee
Chaalal Omar
Enpro
IPC
C10L 03/10
C02F 103/08
C02F 01/00
B01D 53/62
C01D 07/18
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