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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Swan T Sie: Process for the preparation of hydrocarbons. Shell Oil Company, Kimbley L Muller, June 10, 1986: US04594172 (42 worldwide citation)

Syngas is subjected to Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over a special Co/Zr/SiO.sub.2 catalyst and the C.sub.10 -C.sub.19 fraction of the synthesized product is converted into XHVI lub oil by treating with an organic peroxide.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ravi Prasad, Christian Friedrich Gottzmann: Ceramic membrane for endothermic reactions. Praxair Technology, David M Rosenblum, October 2, 2001: US06296686 (40 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

Wing Chiu F Fong, Raymond F Wilson: Gasification process combined with steam methane reforming to produce syngas suitable for methanol production. Texaco, Kenneth R Priem, James L Bailey, Richard A Morgan, March 5, 1996: US05496859 (38 worldwide citation)

An improved method for the production of stoichiometric ratioed syngas comprises partially oxidizing a gaseous feedstock containing substantial amounts of methane in a gasifier to produce a hot synthesis gas stream that is passed in indirect heat exchange through a steam reforming catalytic reactor. ...

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