Process for the conversion of hydrocarbons to ethanol. Bp, June 24, 2009: EP2072492-A1 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for the conversion of a carbonaceous feedstock to ethanol. via the formation of syngas, methanol, dimethyl ether and methyl acetate.

Johannes K Minderhoud, Swan T Sie: Process for the preparation of middle distillates from syngas. Shell Oil Company, June 10, 1986: US04594468 (96 worldwide citation)

Middle distillates are prepared from syngas by a two-stage series-flow process comprising (1) Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over a special Zr, Ti or Cr promoted Co-catalyst followed by (2) hydroconversion of the total synthesized product over a supported noble metal catalyst.

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-- ...

Haag Werner Otto, Huang Tracy Jau Hua: Process for alkylating aromatic compounds.. Mobil Oil, August 11, 1982: EP0057514-A1 (83 worldwide citation)

Aromatics are alkylated with C2+ alkyl groups using as alkylating agents mixtures of hydrogen/hydrogen precursors and carbon oxide, preferably syngas, over catalysts comprising a zeolite of Constraint Index not above 12 and a metal component selected from Fe, Co, Ru, Mn, Rh and Os. The alkylation pr ...

Ola Olsvik, Erling Rytter, Jostein Sogge, Rune Kvale, Sjur Haugen, Jan GrĂžntvedt: Method and plant or increasing oil recovery by gas injection. Statoil ASA, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham, January 30, 2007: US07168488 (80 worldwide citation)

A method and a plant for simultaneous production of a gas for injection into an oil field and production of methanol, dimethyl ether and/or other oxygenated hydrocarbons or production of higher hydrocarbons from natural gas is disclosed. An air separation unit (ATR) for production of pure nitrogen f ...

Frederick C Jahnke, William P Volk: Removal of acidic gases in a gasification power system with production of hydrogen. Texaco, Harold J Rodman & Rodman Delhommer, July 18, 2000: US06090356 (73 worldwide citation)

This invention is an integrated process which removes acidic gases such as H.sub.2 S, COS and CO.sub.2 from raw synthesis gas. The H.sub.2 S and COS is concentrated and separately recovered. The separately recovered CO.sub.2 is used as a moderator with the purified syngas in a combustion turbine. Th ...

Leonard J Keller, Austin N Stanton: Processes and means for waste resources utilization. Geoffrey A Mantooth, August 4, 1992: US05134944 (72 worldwide citation)

Gasification, slagging, melting, and vaporizing components of waste materials and reactive carbon fuel, in variable proportions, at low pressures, using oxygen and steam reactants, effects very high temperatures, producing syngas (hydrogen and carbon monoxide), molten slag and molten metals. Integra ...

Andrew David Wright, Vincent White, Kevin Boyle Fogash, Jeffrey William Kloosterman, Jeffrey Raymond Hufton, Charles Linford Schaffer: Separation of a sour syngas stream. Air Products and Chemicals, Willard Jones II, September 18, 2012: US08268044 (70 worldwide citation)

A feed stream, comprising hydrogen sulphide (H2S), carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrogen (H2) and, optionally, carbon monoxide (CO), is separated into at least a CO2 product stream and an H2 or H2 and CO product stream. The stream is separated using a pressure swing adsorption system, an H2S removal system ...

Timothy Griffin, Daniel Holmberg, Dieter Winkler: Gas turbine power plant and method of operating the same. ALSTOM Technology, Steptoe & Johnson, April 29, 2008: US07363764 (67 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a gas turbine power plant and gas turbine power plant are disclosed wherein hydrogen for the combusting process is produced by feeding natural gas mixed with steam through a membrane/partial oxidation reactor and converting the natural gas at least to H2 and CO. Thereby oxygen ...

Rex R Stevens, Mark M Conway: Mixed alcohols production from syngas. The Dow Chemical Company, Charles J Enright, June 21, 1988: US04752623 (62 worldwide citation)

Mixed alcohols are produced from carbon monoxide and hydrogen gases using an easily prepared catalyst/co-catalyst metal catalyst. The catalyst metals are molybdenum, tungsten or rhenium. The co-catalyst metals are cobalt, nickel or iron. The catalyst is promoted with a Fischer-Tropsch promoter like ...