Johannes K Minderhoud, Swan T Sie: Process for the preparation of middle distillates from syngas. Shell Oil Company, June 10, 1986: US04594468 (95 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-- ...

Kenneth R Purdy, Charles W Gorton, James A Knight Jr: Thermochemical conversion of biomass to syngas via an entrained pyrolysis/gasification process. Georgia Tech Research Institute, Newton Hopkins & Ormsby, February 5, 1985: US04497637 (86 worldwide citation)

Biomass feedstock raw material is converted to synthesis gas by drying and sizing biomass raw material, pyrolyzing the processed biomass in intimate mixture with inert gases such as combustion products, thereby obtaining a product mixture of char, pyrolysis oil, and pyrolysis gas, and gasifying the ...

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 (72 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 (70 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 ...

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 (61 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 ...

Rex R Stevens, Mark M Conway: Mixed alcohols production from syngas. The Dow Chemical Company, Charles J Enright, June 21, 1988: US04752623 (60 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 ...

Werner O Haag, Tracy J Huang: Conversion of synthesis gas to hydrocarbon mixtures utilizing dual reactors. Mobil Oil Corporation, C A Huggett, M G Gilman, C J Speciale, July 21, 1981: US04279830 (57 worldwide citation)

The conversion of less than 1 H.sub.2 /CO ratio syngas to high yield of C.sub.3 plus product is accomplished with a CO reducing catalyst comprising shift characteristics and the product of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis is converted to premium gasoline and distillate fuels by contact with acidic ZSM-5 ze ...

Atkins Martin Philip: Process for the conversion of hydrocarbons to c2-oxygenates. Bp Chemicals, Atkins Martin Philip, DEKEZEL Eric, January 11, 2007: WO/2007/003897 (56 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved process in term of selectivity and catalyst activity and operating life for the conversion of hydrocarbons to ethanol and optionally acetic acid in the presence of a particulate catalyst, said conversion proceeding via a syngas generation intermediate ste ...

Bradin David: Improved biodiesel fuel, additives, and lubbricants. Cps Biofuels, Bradin David, GRUNE Guerry, March 8, 2007: WO/2007/027669 (53 worldwide citation)

Compositions and methods for forming hydrocarbon products from triglycerides are disclosed. In one aspect, the methods involve the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of syngas derived in whole or in part from glycerol. In another aspect, the methods involve the Kolbe electrolysis of fatty acids derived from ...

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