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Kenneth Ebenes Vidalin: Methanol plant retrofit for acetic acid manufacture. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, May 15, 2001: US06232352 (184 worldwide citation)

The retrofitting of an existing methanol or methanol/ammonia plant to make acetic acid is disclosed. The existing plant has a reformer to which natural gas or another hydrocarbon and steam (water) are fed. Syngas is formed in the reformer. All or part of the syngas is processed to separate out carbo ...


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Daniel Marcel Thiebaut: Integrated process for acetic acid and methanol. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Lundeen PLLC, December 30, 2008: US07470811 (20 worldwide citation)

An integrated process for making methanol, acetic acid, and a product from an associated process is disclosed. Syngas (120) is produced by combined steam reforming (109) and autothermal reforming (118) of natural gas (102) where a portion (112) of the natural gas bypasses the steam reformer (109) an ...


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Philippe Denis, Robert Perron, Joel Schwartz: Method for preparing carboxylic acids by carbonylation in the presence of iridium. Acetex Chimie, Dennison Meserole Pollack & Scheiner, June 23, 1998: US05770768 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing carboxylic acids by carbonylating a reagent, particularly an alcohol, in the presence of an iridium catalyst. According to the method, the liquid phase reaction is carried out in a first zone in the presence of an iridium catalyst, and the resulting reaction mixture is partial ...


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Philippe Denis, Dominique Nobel, Robert Perron, Philippe Perrona, Joel Schwartz: Process for the preparation of carboxylic acids or the corresponding esters in the presence of a soluble catalyst based on iridium and iodides. Acetex Chimie, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 30, 1998: US05773642 (10 worldwide citation)

Preparation of carboxylic acids or corresponding esters by reacting an alcohol with carbon monoxide in the presence of an iridium catalyst and a halogen promoter. The reaction involves a reaction mixture composed of more than 0% to 10% water, more than 0% to 10% halogen promoter, 2% to 40% of an est ...


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Philippe Denis, Dominique Nobel, Robert Perron, Joel Andre Schwartz: Preparation of carboxylic acids or related esters by carbonylation in the presence of iridium. Acetex Chimie, Dennison Meserole Pollack & Scheiner, March 16, 1999: US05883289 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing carboxylic acids including (n+1) carbon atoms, or the related esters, by liquid phase carbonylation of an alcohol including (n) carbon atoms, in the presence of a uniform catalytic system based on at least one iridium compound and at least one halogenated promoter. In particul ...


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Daniel Marcel Thiebaut, Kenneth Ebenes Vidalin: Methanol plant retrofit. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Arismendi, August 14, 2001: US06274096 (8 worldwide citation)

The retrofitting of an existing methanol or methanol/ammonia plant to make acetic acid is disclosed. The plant is retrofitted to feed carbon dioxide into a reformer to which natural gas and steam (water) are fed. Syngas is formed in the reformer wherein both the natural gas and the carbon dioxide ar ...


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Daniel Marcel Thiebaut: Integrated process for acetic acid and methanol. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Dickinson, January 25, 2005: US06846951 (8 worldwide citation)

An integrated large capacity, single-train process for making 1,00020,000 MTPD methanol and 3006,000 MTPD acetic acid is disclosed. Syngas 120 is produced by autothermal reforming 118 of natural gas 102 where the feed 112 of the natural gas is supplied with oxygen and CO2 recycle 110 to the autother ...


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Daniel Thiebaut: Process for monitoring a continuous acetic acid and/or methyl acetate production. Acetex Chimie, Dennison Schultz & Dougherty, November 4, 2003: US06642413 (7 worldwide citation)

A continuous preparative process, including monitoring production, for acetic acid, methyl acetate or a mixture thereof, by carbonylation, in an industrial installation, of methanol or a carbonylatable derivative of methanol with carbon monoxide in a liquid phase in the presence of water and a homog ...


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Kenneth Ebenes Vidalin, Daniel Marcel Thiebaut: Methanol plant retrofit for manufacture of acetic acid. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Dickinson, August 24, 2004: US06781014 (6 worldwide citation)

The retrofitting of an existing methanol or methanol/ammonia plant to make acetic acid is disclosed. The existing plant has a reformer (


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Daniel Marcel Thiebaut, Kenneth Ebenes Vidalin: Methanol plant retrofit. Acetex, Daniel N Lundeen, Lundeen & Arismendi L, March 5, 2002: US06353133 (4 worldwide citation)

The retrofitting of an existing methanol or methanol/ammonia plant to make acetic acid is disclosed. The plant is retrofitted to feed carbon dioxide into a reformer to which natural gas and steam (water) are fed. Syngas is formed in the reformer wherein both the natural gas and the carbon dioxide ar ...



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