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Gene E Lightner: Production of syngas from a biomass. October 17, 2000: US06133328 (57 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 ...


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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 ...


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Timothy Griffin, Daniel Holmberg, Dieter Winkler: Gas turbine power plant and method of operating the same. ALSTOM Technology, Steptoe & Johnson, April 29, 2008: US07363764 (54 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 ...


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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 (54 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 ...


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Bradin David: Improved biodiesel fuel, additives, and lubbricants. Cps Biofuels, Bradin David, GRUNE Guerry, March 8, 2007: WO/2007/027669 (54 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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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 (53 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 ...


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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 (52 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 ...


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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 (51 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 ...


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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 ...



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