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Werner O Haag, Tracy J Huang, James W Kuo, Reuel Shinnar: Conversion of synthesis gas to hydrocarbon mixtures utilizing dual reactors. Mobil Oil Corporation, Charles A Huggett, Charles J Speciale, February 24, 1981: US04252736 (33 worldwide citation)

In the conversion of coal to gaseous and liquid products, the heat value of the coal is more completely retained by the products through the selective high efficiency conversion of coal to a low ratio syngas utilizing a portion of the Fischer-Tropsch generated heat recovered as steam, conversion of ...


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Gary F Janda: Methanol, olefin, and hydrocarbon synthesis process. ExxonMobil Chemical Patents, Paul LaVoie, Bradley A Keller, September 3, 2002: US06444712 (33 worldwide citation)

An improved method for the production of methanol and hydrocarbons from a methane-containing gas, such as natural gas. The improved method integrates a hydrocarbon synthesis unit with a methanol synthesis unit without the need to recycle unreacted syngas exiting the methanol synthesis reactor. The i ...


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Paul Nigel Dyer, Michael Francis Carolan, Darryl Butt, Rene Hendrick Elias Van Doorn, Raymond Ashton Cutler: Mixed conducting membranes for syngas production. Air Products and Chemicals, Keith D Gourley, December 10, 2002: US06492290 (33 worldwide citation)

This invention presents a new class of multicomponent metallic oxides which are particularly suited toward use in fabricating components used in processes for producing syngas. The non-stoichiometric, A-site rich compositions of the present invention are represented by the formula (Ln


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Allen M Robin, Robert M Suggitt: Cleaned, H.sub.2 -enriched syngas made using water-gas shift reaction. Texaco, Henry H Gibson, August 15, 1995: US05441990 (32 worldwide citation)

Part of CO-rich syngas, including volatile metal or any acid impurities, reacts with water making cleaned, heated, H.sub.2 -enriched syngas. The rest of the impure CO-rich syngas is combined with hot, H.sub.2 -enriched syngas making cleaned, H.sub.2 -rich syngas, useful for making methanol or oxo co ...


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Erling Rytter, Petter Lian, Trond Myrstad, Per T Roterud, Age Solbakken: Method of conducting catalytic converter multi-phase reaction. Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, June 6, 1995: US05422375 (32 worldwide citation)

A method of conducting a continuous multi-phase catalytic reaction such as the conversion of syngas to higher hydrocarbon fuels. Gaseous reactants are introduced via a gas permeable plate into a slurry which includes the product and a finely divided catalyst. The liquid product is separated from the ...


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Thomas Michael Roden, Arthur Daniel Bixler, David Michael Nicholas, Shankar Nataraj: Reforming with intermediate reactant injection. Air Products and Chemicals, Mary E Bongiorno, March 4, 2003: US06527980 (32 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention, hydrogen/carbon monoxide synthesis gas (also called syngas) is produced by injection of a second reactant stream into a hydrocarbon reformer at a location between the entry and discharge ends of the reformer. The second reactant stream can contain: carbon dioxide; ...


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Akhilesh Kapoor, Yudong Chen, Simon Paul Davies, Ravi Kumar, Robert Michael Thorogood: Production of carbon monoxide from syngas. The Boc Group, Michael F Esposito, Salvatore P Pace, November 9, 1999: US05980857 (30 worldwide citation)

A process for producing hydrogen gas by reacting steam with a gas mixture containing carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrogen to produce a hydrogen-enriched product gas and subjecting the product gas to pressure swing adsorption to produce a high purity hydrogen product and a hydrogen-depleted w ...


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John D Y Ou, Thomas J Waddick: Selective methylation to para-xylene using fuel syngas. ExxonMobil Chemical Patents, October 1, 2002: US06459006 (30 worldwide citation)

It has been discovered that para-xylene (PX) can be synthesized with improved selectivity by reacting an aromatic compound such as toluene and/or benzene with a reactant(s) from fuel syngas such as a combination of hydrogen and carbon monoxide and/or carbon dioxide and/or methanol,or methylating age ...


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Richard O Sheppard, Dennis L Yakobson: Integrated Fischer-Tropsch and power production plant with low CO2 emissions. Rentech, Aileen Law, Patent Law Offices of Rick Martin P C, December 20, 2005: US06976362 (29 worldwide citation)

A plant for producing Fischer-Tropsch liquids and electrical power with greatly reduced emissions of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere is made up of a syngas generator unit, an air separation unit, a Fischer-Tropsch unit, a CO2 removal unit, and a combined cycle electricity generation unit. Each of F ...


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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, Costas A Coulaloglou: Multi-injector autothermal reforming process and apparatus for producing synthesis gas (law 565).. Exxon Research and Engineering Co, Jay Simon, November 9, 1999: US05980596 (29 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 subsequent hydrocarbon synthesis. Sources of a light hydrocarbon gas, such as methane, and oxygen or an oxygen-containi ...



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