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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 (31 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 (30 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, 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 (30 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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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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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 (29 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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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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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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