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Frank Hershkowitz, Paul J Berlowitz: Solid oxide fuel cell systems having temperature swing reforming. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Paul E Purwin, March 17, 2009: US07503948 (29 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 solid oxide fuel cell applications. In on ...


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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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Paul S Wallace, Kay A Johnson, Janice L Kasbaum, Alma I Rodarte: Recycle of hydrogen from hydroprocessing purge gas. Texaco, Cantor Colburn, February 28, 2006: US07004985 (28 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an integrated gasification and hydroprocessing process. A hydrocarbonaceous fuel is first gasified to produce syngas, and then a portion of the hydrogen is removed from the syngas. The hydrogen is compressed and used as an excess reactant in a hydroprocessing unit. H ...


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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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Edward T Child, William L Lafferty Jr, Robert M Suggitt, Frederick C Jahnke: Process for producing dry, sulfur-free, CH.sub.4 -enriched synthesis or fuel gas. Texaco, James J O Loughlin, Albert Brent, August 3, 1993: US05232467 (27 worldwide citation)

Cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) is used as a source of refrigeration and methane in the production of dry sulfur-free, methane-enriched synthesis gas or fuel gas. Raw syngas is indirectly and directly contacted with cryogenic liquefied natural gas (LNG) and cooled thereby below the dew point. ...


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Dennis J O&apos Rear, William L Schinski: Synthesis of alkybenzenes and synlubes from Fischer-Tropsch products. Chevron U, Melissa M Hayworth, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, May 21, 2002: US06392109 (27 worldwide citation)

An integrated process for producing alkylbenzenes, sulfonated alkylbenzenes and/or alkylcyclohexanes from syngas is disclosed. The process involves subjecting syngas to Fischer-Tropsch conditions. Fractions rich in C


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Timothy Griffin, Daniel Holmberg, Dieter Winkler: Gas turbine power plant and method of operating the same. ALSTOM Technology, Steptoe & Johnson, April 29, 2008: US07363764 (27 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a gas turbine power plant and gas turbine power plant are disclosed wherein hydrogen for the combusting process is produced by feeding natural gas mixed with steam through a membrane/partial oxidation reactor and converting the natural gas at least to H2 and CO. Thereby oxygen ...



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