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Lawrence W Miller: Fast-fluidized bed reactor for MTO process. UOP, John G Tolomei, Frank S Molinaro, Richard P Silverman, December 26, 2000: US06166282 (108 worldwide citation)

An oxygenate conversion process and fast-fluidized bed reactor are disclosed having an upper disengaging zone and a lower reaction zone. The process is carried out in a reaction zone having a dense phase zone in the lower reaction zone and a transition zone which extends into the disengaging zone. T ...


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Lisa M Rohde, Gregory J Lewis, Mark A Miller, Jaime G Moscoso, Jana L Gisselquist, R Lyle Patton, Stephen T Wilson, Deng Yang Jan: Crystalline aluminosilicate zeolitic composition: UZM-8. UOP, John G Tolomei, Frank S Molinaro, June 29, 2004: US06756030 (102 worldwide citation)

Applicants have synthesized a family of microporous aluminosilicate zeolites and substituted versions thereof which are identified as UZM-8. These new compositions can be prepared using either only one or more organoammonium cations, such as diethyldimethylammonium or ethyltrimethylammonium cations ...


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Edward Charles Arnold, Stephen R Dunne, Syed M Taqvi: Sorption cooling process and system. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, Richard P Silverman, September 8, 1998: US05802870 (95 worldwide citation)

A process and a system are disclosed for sorption heating and cooling which comprise at least 2 sorption zones. Each sorption zone comprises a heat transfer zone and an adsorption zone containing a sorbent such that the heat transfer zone is in intimate thermal contact with the adsorption zone to pe ...


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Bipin V Vora, Terry L Marker, Henning R Nilsen: Process for producing light olefins from crude methanol. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, Richard P Silverman, February 3, 1998: US05714662 (92 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for the production of light olefins from a hydrocarbon gas stream by a combination of reforming, oxygenate production, and oxygenate conversion wherein a crude methanol stream--produced in the production of oxygenates and comprising methanol, light ends, and heavier alcohols-- ...


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Rusty M Pittman, Lawrence L Upson: FCC process with improved yield of light olefins. UOP, John G Tolomei, James C Paschall, March 25, 2003: US06538169 (83 worldwide citation)

An FCC process for obtaining light olefins comprises contacting a hydrocarbon feed stream with blended catalyst comprising regenerated catalyst and coked catalyst. The catalyst has a composition including a first component and a second component. The second component comprises a zeolite with no grea ...


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Masaru Ichikawa, Ryuichiro Ohnishi, Linsheng Wang: Catalyst for the conversion of low carbon number aliphatic hydrocarbons to higher carbon number hydrocarbons, process for preparing the catalyst and process using the catalyst. UOP, John G Tolomei, Frank S Molinaro, July 30, 2002: US06426442 (83 worldwide citation)

A catalyst for producing higher carbon number hydrocarbons, e.g., benzene from low carbon number hydrocarbons such as methane has been developed. The catalyst comprises a porous support such as ZSM-5 which has dispersed thereon rhenium and a promoter metal such as iron, cobalt, vanadium, manganese, ...


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Chien Chung Chao: Selective adsorption on magnesium-containing clinoptilolites. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, Warren K Volles, October 23, 1990: US04964889 (78 worldwide citation)

Gases having molecular dimensions equal to or smaller than nitrogen are selectively adsorbed and separated from other gases having molecular dimensions equal to or larger than methane using a clinoptilolite molecular sieve that contains magnesium cations. The clinoptilolite molecular sieves of the p ...


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Jeffrey M O Lewis, William H Henstock: Chemical conversion process. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, Warren K Volles, August 29, 1989: US04861938 (76 worldwide citation)

A process for converting a feedstock containing 1 to about 6 carbon atoms per molecule which includes (a) contacting the feedstock with a solid composition comprising a crystalline microporous three dimensional solid catalyst having pores and being capable of promoting the conversion, and matrix mat ...


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John G Gatsis: Catalyst for the hydroconversion of asphaltene-containing hydrocarbonaceous charge stocks. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, John G Cutts Jr, December 12, 1995: US05474977 (75 worldwide citation)

A catalyst prepared by the steps which comprise: (a) adding to an asphaltene-containing hydrocarbonaceous oil charge stock a heteropoly acid and a sulfide or a salt of a metal selected from Group IV through Group VIII and mixtures thereof and water; (b) converting the heteropoly acid and metal withi ...


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Bipin V Vora, Terry L Marker, Paul T Barger: Enhanced light olefin production. UOP, Thomas K McBride, John G Tolomei, Richard P Silverman, April 11, 2000: US06049017 (65 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for enhancing the production of light olefins with a catalytic reaction zone containing small pore zeolitic and non-zeolitic catalysts which can significantly improve the yield of ethylene and propylene in a process for the conversion of light olefins having four carbon atoms ...