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Leon Breckenridge: Anaerobic digester system. Stratton Ballew PLLC, October 2, 2001: US06296766 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for an anaerobic digester system is provided that employs a cumulative data base to better monitor and control the anaerobic process, as compared with conventional anaerobic digester systems. The method includes the storing and ensiling of a feedstock, preferably a biomass, to form a digest ...


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Vasant Ramchandra Choudhary, Balu Shivaji Uphade, Ajit Singh Mamman, Amarjeet Munshiram Rajput: Process for the preparation of an improved supported catalyst, containing nickel and cobalt, with or without noble metals, useful for the oxidative conversion of methane, natural gas and biogas to syngas. Council of Scientific And Industrial Research, Michael D Kilpatrick Stockton Bednarek, April 28, 1998: US05744419 (22 worldwide citation)

A supported catalyst is prepared by depositing oxides of nickel and cobalt, with or without noble metals, on a sintered low surface area porous inert support, surface of which is precoated with an oxide of Be, Mg, Ca or a mixture thereof so that a protective layer of the alkaline earth oxide is form ...


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Cees J N Buisman: Process for the removal of sulphur compounds from gases. Paques, Young & Thompson, October 11, 1994: US05354545 (21 worldwide citation)

A process for the removal of sulphur compounds from a gaseous effluent, comprising the steps of: a) contacting the gaseous effluent with an aqueous solution wherein sulphur compounds are dissolved; b) adjusting the concentration of buffering compounds such as carbonate and/or bicarbonate and/or phos ...


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Wesley Ryan Bussman, Tim William Locke, Karl Allen Graham: Biogas flaring unit. John Zink Company, James H Marsh Jr, Stinson Morrison Hecker, October 14, 2003: US06632083 (21 worldwide citation)

A biogas flare system for burning biogas generated primarily by a landfill includes at least one burner for igniting a mixture of biogas and air. A main supply line supplies a mixture of biogas and air to the burner. A biogas supply line feeds biogas into the main supply line. An air supply line fee ...


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Mahmoud Bahy Noureldin: Energy efficient apparatus employing energy efficient process schemes providing enhanced integration of gasification-based multi-generation and hydrocarbon refining facilities and related methods. Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Bracewell, Constance G Rhebergen, Christopher L Drymalla, February 7, 2017: US09562201 (20 worldwide citation)

Energy-efficient gasification-based multi-generation apparatus, facilities, or systems, and methods of modifying existing gasification-based multi-generation apparatus and the various conventional thermal coupling arrangements, are provided. Apparatus for managing waste heat recovery through integra ...


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Gerald A Leone, Larry G Shilling: Systems and methods for underground storage of biogas. Casella Waste Systems, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, August 23, 2011: US08002498 (20 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for producing purified biogas are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a method includes collecting biogas from a landfill, transporting the biogas to a first well, injecting the biogas into the first well, and pressurizing the first well to store the biogas.


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Roberto Pellegrin, Silvio Tasca, Franco Tasca: Method for the breakdown and recycling of solid urban waste by anaerobic fermentation. Rosewell, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 4, 1993: US05207911 (20 worldwide citation)

The urban waste is crushed (2) to dimensions no greater than 5 cm and intimately mixed (5) with a aqueous suspension of biological sludge preconditioned at a temperature of from 40 to 100.degree. C. (6) and having a dry content of from 3 to 30% by weight, the suspension thus obtained, inoculated wit ...


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Giorgio Ruffo, Luciano Vezzani: Process for recycling and reutilizing waste, in particular solid urban waste. Vezzani S p A, Guido Modiano, Albert Josif, April 23, 1991: US05009672 (20 worldwide citation)

Process for recycling and recovering solid urban waste and the like, consisting in subjecting solid urban waste (SUW), after the removal of any ferromagnetic material present therein, to high-pressure compression inside a screening press or the like, so as to separate the putrescible organic materia ...


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Schiedermeier Ludwig: Device for anearobic fermentation of biomass. Schiedermeier Ludwig, June 16, 2004: EP1428868-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for anaerobic fermentation of biomass (7) comprising a fermenter (1) comprising at least one fermentation cell (5) with a gas-permeable base plate (8) for aeration, intermediate and main biogas reservoirs (2, 3) that can be connected to opposite sides of the base plate through biogas lines ...


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Haskell Edwards: Apparatus and method of circulating a body of fluid containing a mixture of solid waste and water and separating them. Edwards Laboratories, Darby & Darby, August 15, 1995: US05441634 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of creating circulation of a mixture containing solid waste and water such as sludge and separating these components. The apparatus includes a tank housing, in inverted funnel-like element within the housing for constricting upward flow of a gasborne mixture, a trapped gas po ...