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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 (46 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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Frank Hershkowitz, Paul J Berlowitz: Proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell systems having temperature swing reforming. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Paul E Purwin, January 25, 2011: US07875402 (46 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 proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell a ...


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Ravi Prasad, Christian Friedrich Gottzmann: Ceramic membrane for endothermic reactions. Praxair Technology, David M Rosenblum, October 2, 2001: US06296686 (45 worldwide citation)

Syngas, a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide, is an intermediate in the conversion of methane to liquid fuels. For certain applications, it is desirable to maintain an H


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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 (44 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 (44 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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Chaim Sugarmen, Uriyel Fisher, Zoltan Bihari: Method of and apparatus for producing power using a reformer and gas turbine unit. Ormat, Gary M Nath, Jerald L Meyer, Nath & Associates PLLC, December 21, 2004: US06832485 (43 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, apparatus is provided for producing power comprising a reformer for reforming a hydrocarbon material and producing syngas comprising hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. Furthermore, the apparatus comprises a combustion chamber of a gas turbine unit ...


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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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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 ...