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Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Avila Yasmin, Nguyen Betty, Lavoie Jean Michel: Production of ethanol from methanol. Enerkem, Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Avila Yasmin, Nguyen Betty, Lavoie Jean Michel, SMART PO Box 2999 Station D 900 55 Metcalfe Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 5Y6, September 3, 2009: WO/2009/105860 (110 worldwide citation)

A process for converting methanol to ethanol which comprises reacting methanol and carbon monoxide in the presence of a catalyst to produce a product comprising at least 25 mole% methyl acetate and, in some instances, acetic acid. The acetic acid then is reacted with at least one alcohol to produce ...


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Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Drolet Guillaume, Gagnon Martin, Nguyen Betty: Production and conditioning of synthesis gas obtained from biomass. Enerkem, Chornet Esteban, Valsecchi Boris, Drolet Guillaume, Gagnon Martin, Nguyen Betty, SOFIA Michel, November 5, 2009: WO/2009/132449 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of producing end treating synthesis gas in which a biomass-rich material is gasified in a gasifier containing a fluidized bed at a temperature that does not exceed 750°C to produce a crude synthesis gas product. The crude synthesis gas then is quenched, scrubbed, and then subjected to at le ...


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Chornet Michel, Chornet Esteban: Hydrodynamic cavitation process for treating heavy oils. Fractal Systems, Chornet Michel, Chornet Esteban, SMART PO Box 2999 Station D 900 55 Metcalfe Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 5Y6, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/106765 (6 worldwide citation)

A process for treating a heavy oil which comprises subjecting a heavy oil to cavitation to reduce the viscosity of the heavy oil. The treated heavy oil, which has a reduced viscosity and specific gravity, thus is more pumpable and transportable, w hich facilitates further processing. The treated hea ...


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Bangala Denis Ngoy, Chornet Esteban: Catalyseur de reformage a la vapeur et sa methode de preparation, Steam reforming process catalyst and preparation method thereof. Bangala Denis Ngoy, Chornet Esteban, Enerkem Technologies, GOUDREAU GAGE DUBUC, July 27, 2004: CA2114965 (1 worldwide citation)

L'objet de la pr�sente invention est de pr�senter un catalyseur am�lior� ayant la composition chimique approximative suivante : Ni . Cr/MgO.La2O3.Al2O3. La pr�sente invention comporte aussi un proc�d� de pr�paration du catalyseur de l'invention. Le catalyseur de l'invention a trait au domaine du r�f ...


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Chornet Esteban, Dumitriu Severian, Vidal Pierre: Hydrogels polyioniques insolubles renfermant du xanthane, Polyionic insoluble hydrogels comprising xanthan. Chornet Esteban, Dumitriu Severian, Vidal Pierre, Kemestrie, GOUDREAU GAGE DUBUC, April 6, 1999: CA2146192 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for the preparation of insoluble hydrogels from the complexation of polycations and xanthan is reported. Stable hydrogels capable of retaining between 65 and 95% weight water were prepared particularly with chitosan and xanthan. The water retention and properties of the hydrogels were studi ...


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Chornet Esteban, Mincic Aca, Gagnon Martin, Valsecchi Boris: Method for low-severity gasification of heavy petroleum residues.. Energie Afina Afina Energy, Chornet Esteban, Mincic Aca, Gagnon Martin, Valsecchi Boris, DUBUC J, July 3, 2008: WO/2008/077233 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for co-producing a sulfur-containing raw synthetic gas and an essentially desulfurized solid residue from a sulfur-containing heavy petroleum residue feedstock, comprising feeding a bubbling fluidized-bed gasification reactor with the feedstock, and converting the feedstock to a raw synthet ...


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Chornet Michel, Chornet Esteban: Oils treated by hydrodynamic cavitation. Fractal Systems, Chornet Michel, Chornet Esteban, SMART PO Box 2999 Station D 900 55 Metcalfe Street Ottawa Ontario K1P 5Y6, December 31, 2008: WO/2009/000062 (1 worldwide citation)

A hydrodynamic cavitation treated oil which has a viscosity which is lower than the viscosity of the oil prior to treatment The treated oil and the oil prior to the treatment having distillation curves or boiling point curves which are the same as or approximate to each other.


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Chornet Esteban, Overend Ralph P: Procede non-agressif dassechement de la tourbe, Low severity peat dewatering process. Chornet Esteban, Overend Ralph P, Canadian Patents And Development, BURKE ROBERTSON, September 24, 1991: CA1289361

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A continuous, low severity process for dewateringpeat. The process comprises the steps of flowing a slurry ofpeat through a reactor directly heated by the addition of livesteam to heat the slurry to a temperature of between 160�C to200�C, subjecting the heated slurry to in ...


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Chornet Esteban, Abatzoglou Nicolas, Bureau Jacques, Mincic Aca: Mobile granular bed filtration apparatus for hot gas conditioning. Kemestrie, Chornet Esteban, Abatzoglou Nicolas, Bureau Jacques, Mincic Aca, DUBUC Jean H, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061263

Provided herein is a granular filtration apparatus for the removal of particulate material from hot gas by contacting said hot gas with granular filtration material. The apparatus being of the type having a filtration chamber containing granular filtration material and having a tapered lower portion ...


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Chornet Esteban, Ishizawa Claudia, Dumitriu Severian: Drug delivery system for poorly water soluble drugs. Kemestrie, Chornet Esteban, Ishizawa Claudia, Dumitriu Severian, DUBUC J, January 17, 2002: WO/2002/003962

The present invention relates to a method for modifying the solubilization rates of poorly water soluble drugs, using a chitosan-xanthan hydrogel. In addition, the present invention relates to a process for the preparation of chitosan-xanthane hydrogels as well as for the preparation of hydrogels co ...