Burk Mark, Schilling Christophe H, Burgard Anthony, Trawick John D: Methods and organisms for utilizing synthesis gas or other gaseous carbon sources and methanol. Genomatica, Burk Mark, Schilling Christophe H, Burgard Anthony, Trawick John D, GAY David, July 30, 2009: WO/2009/094485 (52 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a non-naturally occurring microbial organism having an acetyl- CoA pathway and the capability of utilizing syngas or syngas and methanol. In one embodiment, the invention provides a non-naturally occurring microorganism, comprising one or more exogenous proteins conferring to ...


Frank Hershkowitz, Harry W Deckman, Robert P Reynolds, Constantine P Gonatas, John W Fulton, Leonard Schoenman, Jack I Ito, Leroy R Clavenna: Rapid injection catalytic partial oxidation process and apparatus for producing synthesis gas (law 562). Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Jay Simon, March 16, 1999: US05883138 (51 worldwide citation)

A novel injector/reactor apparatus and an efficient process for the partial oxidation of light hydrocarbon gases, such as methane, to convert such gases to useful synthesis gas for recovery and/or subsequent hydrocarbon synthesis. Sources of a light hydrocarbon gas, such as methane, and oxygen or an ...

Bowie G Keefer, Matthew L Babicki, Andre Jason Joseph Boulet, Aaron M Pelman, Brian G Sellars, Surajit Roy: Gas separation by combined pressure swing and displacement purge. QuestAir Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman, June 7, 2005: US06902602 (50 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to systems and processes for adsorptive gas separations where a first gas mixture including components A and B is to be separated so that a first product of the separation is enriched in component A, while component B is mixed with a third gas component C contained in ...

Jan Z Galuszka, Safaa Fouda, Raj N Pandey, Shamsuddin Ahmed: Process for producing syngas and hydrogen from natural gas using a membrane reactor. Natural Resources Canada, June 10, 1997: US05637259 (50 worldwide citation)

Novel procedures are described for the production of syngas fuel intermediates from abundantly available natural gas. The novel procedures include: (a) providing a double tubular hydrogen transfer reactor having an inner tubular wall defining a heated reaction zone containing a catalyst and an outer ...


Peter Heinrich, Klaus Knop, Friedbert Rube: Process for producing and using syngas and recovering methane enricher gas therefrom. M A N Maschinenfabrik Augsburg Nurnberg, McGlew and Tuttle, July 7, 1987: US04678480 (49 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a synthesis gas containing methane and using a reactor having a fuel containing carbon comprises directing gasification gases in a circulation system through a bed of fuel containing carbon to form a synthesis gas containing methane and carbon dioxide. Thereafter, the synthes ...

Gene E Lightner: Production of syngas from a biomass. October 17, 2000: US06133328 (49 worldwide citation)

This is a method to furnish synthesis gas obtained from a biomass. A description of a synthesis gas production method is presented by providing a supply of biomass, air and steam to a vessel. A heat exchanger is provided for heating ambient air to provide a supply of heated air to the vessel and a d ...

Christian Friedrich Gottzmann, Ravi Prasad, Joseph Michael Schwartz, Victor Emmanuel Bergsten, James Eric White, Terry J Mazanec, Thomas L Cable, John C Fagley: Process for producing a syngas. Praxair Technology, The Standard Oil Company, David M Rosenblum, June 11, 2002: US06402988 (49 worldwide citation)

An exothermic reaction and an endothermic reaction are thermally combined in a reactor having at least one oxygen selective ion transport membrane that provides the exothermic reaction with oxygen from an oxygen-containing gas such as air. The thermal requirements of the endothermic reaction are sat ...

Rex R Stevens, Mark M Conway: Mixed alcohols production from syngas. The Dow Chemical Company, Charles J Enright, May 16, 1989: US04831060 (48 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 ...

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