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Frank Hershkowitz, Harry W Deckman, Robert P Reynolds, Constantine P Gonatas, John W Fulton, Leonard Schoenman, Jack I Ito, Russell J Koveal, Lavanga R Veluswamy, James H Taylor, Alfredo M Lopez: Face-mixing fluid bed process and apparatus for producing synthesis gas. Exxon Research and Engineering Co, Jay Simon, November 9, 1999: US05980782 (44 worldwide citation)

A novel fluidized bed syngas (FBSG) injector/reactor apparatus and an efficient process for the partial oxidation and steam reforming of light hydrocarbon gases such as methane, to convert such gases to useful synthesis gas containing CO and H.sub.2 for recovery and/or subsequent hydrocarbon synthes ...


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Ola Olsvik, Erling Rytter, Jostein Sogge, Rune Kvale, Sjur Haugen, Jan Grøntvedt: Method and plant or increasing oil recovery by gas injection. Statoil ASA, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham, January 30, 2007: US07168488 (44 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 ...


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Frank Hershkowitz, Harry W Deckman, Robert P Reynolds, Constantine P Gonatas, John W Fulton, Leonard Schoenman, Jack I Ito: Distributed injection process and apparatus for producing synthesis gas. Exxon Research and Engineering Co, Jay Simon, August 10, 1999: US05935489 (43 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 comprising a light hydrocarbon gas, such as methane, and oxyg ...


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Jerrel Dale Branson: System and method for extracting energy from agricultural waste. Best Biofuels c o Smithfield Foods, Hunton & Williams, November 30, 2004: US06824682 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process and apparatus for processing agricultural waste to make alcohol and/or biodiesel. The agricultural wastes are subjected to anaerobic digestion which produces a biogas stream containing methane, which is subsequently reformed to a syngas containing carbon mo ...


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Jerrel Dale Branson: System and method for extracting energy from agricultural waste. Best Biofuels c o Smithfield Foods, Hunton & Williams, January 30, 2007: US07169821 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process and apparatus for processing agricultural waste to make alcohol and/or biodiesel. The agricultural wastes are subjected to anaerobic digestion which produces a biogas stream containing methane, which is subsequently reformed to a syngas containing carbon mo ...


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Fong Wing Chiu Francis, Wilson Raymond Frederick: Gasification process combined with steam methane performing to produce syngas suitable for methanol production. Texaco Development, July 31, 1996: EP0723930-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

Improved method for the prodn of methanol, comprises (a) partially oxidising a gaseous feedstock contg substantial amts of methane in a gasifier to produce a hot gasifier synthesis gas stream contg hydrogen and carbon monoxide; (b) passing the synthesis gas stream through a steam reforming catalytic ...


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Tops�e Haldor Fa, Nielsen Carsten S: Methode de conversion de la houille ou des fractions lourdes du petrole en hydrogene ou en gaz dammonium de synthese, Process for converting coal and/or heavy petroleum fractions into hydrogen or ammonia synthesis gas. Tops�e, GOUDREAU GAGE DUBUC, May 28, 1985: CA1187702 (42 worldwide citation)

ABSTRACT A PROCESS FOR CONVERTING COAL AND/OR HEAVY PETROLEUM FRACTIONS INTO HYDROGEN OR AMMONIA SYNTHESIS GAS. Hydrogen or ammonia synthesis gas consistingsubstantially only of hydrogen and nitrogen is preparedfrom coal and/or heavy petroleum fractions by gasificationwith steam and an oxygen-contai ...


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Robinson Earl T: Processes for making syngas-derived products. Greatpoint Energy, Robinson Earl T, MIAO Emily, July 9, 2009: WO/2009/086370 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides processes for making syngas-derived products. For example, one aspect of the present invention provides a process for making a syngas-derived product, the process comprising (a) providing a carbonaceous feedstock; (b) converting the carbonaceous feedstock in a syngas f ...


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Charles W DeGeorge, Robert J Wittenbrink, Thomas M Stark: Gas conversion using hydrogen from syngas gas and hydroconversion tail gas. Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Jay Simon, Jonathan N Provoost, November 14, 2000: US06147126 (41 worldwide citation)

A gas conversion process including catalytic hydrocarbon synthesis from a synthesis gas comprising a mixture of H.sub.2 and CO, produces hydrogen from the synthesis gas and upgrades synthesized hydrocarbons by one or more hydroconversion operations which utilize this hydrogen. The hydroconversion al ...


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Michel Gondouin: Catalytic downhole reactor and steam generator. S Cal Research, October 1, 1991: US05052482 (41 worldwide citation)

A Downhole catalytic Methanator reactor assembly is hung within the cemented casing of a vertical well for the purpose of producing large volumes of high quality steam and oil soluble gases for injection into horizontal drainholes drilled into a deep Heavy Oil reservoir, in order to make the Heavy O ...



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