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Bob Ware
James H Beech Jr, Charles M Sorensen, James A Stoos, Robert A Ware: Process for starting up an olefin hydration reactor. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Malcolm D Keen, L Gene Wise, February 22, 1994: US05288924 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for starting up a fixed bed propylene hydration reactor containing shape selective metallosilicate catalyst particles for the production of isopropanol and/or diisopropyl ether is disclosed comprising the following sequential steps: contacting a feedstream comprising propane with catalyst p ...


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Willard A Cutler, Lin He, Anthony R Olszewski, Charles M Sorensen Jr: Thermally conductive honeycombs for chemical reactors. Corning Incorporated, Kees van der Sterre, April 19, 2005: US06881703 (24 worldwide citation)

Monolithic metallic catalyst substrates offering improved heat conductivity are provided from metal powder extrusion batches of copper, tin, zinc, aluminum, iron, silver, nickel, and mixtures and alloys thereof by extrusion through a honeycomb extrusion die followed by drying and firing in a two sta ...


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Tracy J Huang, Charles M Sorensen, Philip Varghese: Process for the production of ethers. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Charles J Speciale, Malcolm D Keen, March 6, 1990: US04906787 (22 worldwide citation)

Olefins undergo conversion in the presence of water and recycled alcohol to a mixture of alcohol and ether which is then subjected to various downstream operations including distillation and extraction or decantation to provide an ether-rich product containing little if any alcohol or water. The for ...


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Adra S Baca, Lin He, Youchun Shi, Charles M Sorensen Jr: Catalyst system with improved corrosion resistance. Corning Incorporated, Kees van der Sterre, October 31, 2006: US07129194 (18 worldwide citation)

An improved catalyst system that includes a metal support structure and an anti-corrosive layer on the metal support structure, and has improved resistance to corrosion and other degradation under corrosive environments. Typically, a catalyst supporting layer is applied over the anti-corrosive layer ...


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Charles M Sorensen, Philip Varghese: Olefin hydration and etherification process employing serially staged olefin introduction. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Charles J Speciale, Malcolm D Keen, December 12, 1989: US04886918 (17 worldwide citation)

Light olefin is introduced at multiple points of entry into a conversion unit subdivided into first and second reaction zones. Reaction of olefin with water takes place in the first reaction zone under conditions intended to promote the production of alcohol therein and in the second reaction zone, ...


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John Scott Buchanan, Jane C Cheng, David G Freyman, Werner Otto Haag, Mohsen N Harandi, Dominick N Mazzone, Roger A Morrison, Norman J Rouleau, Charles M Sorensen, Hye Kyung C Timken, Robert Adams Ware: Hydrocarbon conversion. Mobil Oil Corporation, Penny L Prater, Malcolm D Keen, February 2, 1999: US05865986 (16 worldwide citation)

This is a process for upgrading a petroleum naphtha fraction. The naphtha is subjected to reforming and the reformate is cascaded to a benzene and toluene synthesis zone over a benzene and toluene synthesis catalyst comprising a molecular sieve of low acid activity. The preferred molecular sieve is ...


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Wei Liu, Charles M Sorensen Jr: Hydrotreating process with monolithic catalyst. Corning Incorporated, Kees van der Sterre, April 6, 2004: US06716339 (15 worldwide citation)

Liquid hydrocarbons such as gas oil feedstocks are hydrotreated by passing feedstreams comprising a hydrogen-containing gas and the liquid hydrocarbons through a catalyst bed comprising honeycomb or similarly structured monolithic hydrotreating catalysts at controlled superficial liquid linear veloc ...


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Paulo Marques, Christophe Remy, Charles M Sorensen Jr: Monolithic zeolite coated structures and a method of manufacture. Corning Incorporated, Kees van der Sterre, August 30, 2005: US06936561 (10 worldwide citation)

Structured zeolite coated structures comprising thick porous inorganic zeolite coatings disposed on monolithic support structures, which can be honeycomb shaped, are disclosed. The zeolite coatings have open interconnected pores of controlled pore size and are characterized by improved durability, p ...


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David O Marler, Charles M Sorensen, Philip Varghese: Process for the hydration olefins. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Charles J Speciale, Malcolm D Keen, October 30, 1990: US04967020 (9 worldwide citation)

A process for converting propylene to isopropyl alcohol by contacting water with a propylene-containing feed at a mole ratio of water to propylene of at least about 0.5:1 (water:olefin), usually about 1:1-10:1 in the vapor and/or liquid phase under propylene hydration conditions. The hydration is ca ...


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Thorsten R Boger, Shantanu Roy, Charles M Sorensen Jr: System and process for pyrolysis gasoline hydrotreatment. Corning Incorporated, Kees van der Sterre, March 21, 2006: US07014750 (8 worldwide citation)

Systems and processes for the hydrotreatment of pyrolysis gasoline comprising reactors, monolithic catalyst beds and hydrogen-containing treatment gases that allow for improved efficiency and productivity over conventional trickle bed processes and systems for such hydrotreatment.