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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 (31 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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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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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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Daniel W Tse, George M Gulko, Paul S Wallace: System and method for integrated gasification control. Texaco, Morris N Reinisch, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, July 31, 2001: US06269286 (29 worldwide citation)

An integrated control system (ICS) for a gasification plant controls the operation of a gasifier and other critical components of the gasification plant. The ICS improves the performance of a gasification plant by controlling the operation of a gasifier and other critical components by an integrated ...


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David E Guro, Joseph P Bushinsky, David M Nicholas: Purification of ammonia syngas. Air Products and Chemicals, Geoffrey L Chase, James C Simmons, William F Marsh, July 11, 1989: US04846851 (28 worldwide citation)

Crude ammonia synthesis gas is obtained by primary steam reforming of a hydrocarbon gas mixture rich in methane, such as natural gas, followed by secondary reforming of the primary reformate with added air and shift conversion of the contained CO to CO.sub.2. The shift conversion product is first fr ...


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Joanne L Hilton, Frederick B Seuffert, Erwin A Reich: Energy efficient filtration of syngas cooling and scrubbing water. Texaco, George J Darsa, Kenneth R Priem, Jeffrey M Greenman, May 16, 1995: US05415673 (28 worldwide citation)

A partial oxidation process for the production of a stream of cooled and cleaned synthesis gas, reducing gas, or fuel gas substantially free from entrained particulate matter and slag. The hot raw gas stream from the partial oxidation gas generator is quench cooled with deaerated grey water in a que ...


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Benjamin Patrick Gracey, Michael Keith Lee: Process for the conversion of hydrocarbons to alcohols. BP Chemicals, Nixon & Vanderhye, October 30, 2012: US08299132 (28 worldwide citation)

Process for converting a hydrocarbon feedstock into alcohol(s), wherein the hydrocarbons are first converted into syngas, which is subsequently converted into alcohols. The process is carried out by performing the steps of (1) converting a hydrocarbon feedstock, together with an oxygen feedstock, in ...


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Rafael L Espinoza, Sergio R Mohedas, Ralph T Goodwin III, Stephen R Landis, Barbara A Belt: Hydrogen use in a GTL plant. ConocoPhillips Company, Conley Rose P C, October 25, 2005: US06958363 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process for managing hydrogen in a hydrocarbon gas to liquid plant. The process includes passing a syngas feed stream produced by a partial oxidation reactor to a Fischer-Tropsch reactor, thereby converting the syngas to hydrocarbon liquids. The hydrogen management p ...


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Paul Steven Wallace: Methods and systems for advanced gasifier solids removal. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, June 29, 2010: US07744663 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for a gasifier solids removal system are provided. The system includes a down flow combustor including an inlet and an outlet and a combustion zone extending therebetween, the combustor configured to direct a flow of process material including syngas, flowable slag, and particula ...



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