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Gene E Lightner: Production of syngas from a biomass. October 17, 2000: US06133328 (58 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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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 ...


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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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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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Frank Hershkowitz, Paul J Berlowitz: Solid oxide fuel cell systems having temperature swing reforming. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Paul E Purwin, March 17, 2009: US07503948 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an improvement in the process of producing energy from fuel cells. A cyclic reforming process, referred to as temperature swing reforming, provides an efficient means for producing a hydrogen containing synthesis gas for use in solid oxide fuel cell applications. In on ...


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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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