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US20150080602 METHOD FOR PRODUCING LEVULINIC ACID FROM SLUDGE AND LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS  
A method and integrated system for producing levulinic acid from the sludge of a pulp and paper mill and other lignocellulosic biomass is provided.
US20110117004 LIQUID-PHASE CHEMICAL LOOPING ENERGY GENERATOR  
A closed loop combustion system for the combustion of fuels using a molten metal oxide bed.
US20130152457 SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF ADDING CELLULOSIC BIOMASS TO A DIGESTION UNIT OPERATING AT HIGH PRESSURES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS FOR CELLULOSIC BIOMASS PROCESSING  
When processing cellulosic biomass, it may be desirable for a digestion unit to operate without being fully depressurized for process efficiency purposes. Methods for processing cellulosic biomass...
US20130270483 CATALYTICAL GASIFIER CONFIGURATION FOR BIOMASS PYROLYSIS  
The invention relates to systems and methods for producing synthesis gas. In particular, the systems of the present invention include two catalytic reactors in series, a wet reformer/gasifier...
US20150076409 Metabolic Simulator Having a Catalytic Engine  
A respiratory metabolic simulator is disclosed. The respiratory metabolic simulator includes a catalytic carbon dioxide generator having a first inlet adapted for receiving a fuel and a second...
US20090166001 Endothermic cracking aircraft fuel system  
An aircraft system includes a heat source and a passage near the heat source for carrying fluid having a cooling capacity to cool the heat source. The passage includes a catalyst that...
US20120220809 Disposal and Decontamination of Radioactive Polyvinyl Alcohol Products  
Methods and apparatus for decontaminating disposable protective products prepared from polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), used in a nuclear power plant, to less than minimum detectable activity (MDA) are...
US20100150794 SMALL DISTRIBUTED GASIFICATION UNITS WITH SYNGAS TRANSPORTATION VIA PIPELINE NETWORK FOR BIOMASS TREATMENT  
The present invention discloses a system for biomass treatment which addresses the need to find economical solutions to transport biomass. In the present invention, small, distributed gasifiers...
US20080019897 Phosphorus Effusion Cell Arrangement and Method for Producing Molecular Phosphorus  
The phosphorus effusion cell arrangement according to the present invention comprises a first vacuum container for red phosphorus, a second vacuum container for white phosphorus, said first and...
US20110278201 Stacked Bed Hydrotreating Reactor System  
Methods and systems for diesel formation are described herein. The diesel hydrotreating systems generally include a hydrodesulfurization unit having a catalyst system disposed therein and adapted...
US20070166580 Fuel reforming system having movable heat source and fuel cell system comprising the same  
A fuel reforming system and a fuel cell system including the same, the fuel reforming system including: a fuel reformer adapted to produce a reformed gas having hydrogen as a main component from a...
US20100074836 IODINE RECOVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems and methods for the recovery of iodine are described. In particular, recovery systems and methods produce an iodine complex from an aqueous brine containing iodide. A head tank for...
US20120157730 PROCESS TO PRODUCE BIOFUELS FROM BIOMASS  
A process for producing biofuels from biomass is provided by removing sulfur compounds and nitrogen compounds from the biomass by contacting the biomass with a digestive solvent to form a...
US20150071836 SYSTEMS FOR PYROLYSIS VAPOR UPGRADING  
This disclosure relates to systems for the fast pyrolysis of organic matter. More specifically, it relates to systems for the catalytic modification of vapors created during the fast pyrolysis of...
US20130071287 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING STORED CROPS INFECTED WITH TOXINS  
A method of reducing toxins in stored crops comprises producing a stream of aqueous or gas ClO2 and exposing the stored crops to the ClO2 wherein the ClO2 kills toxin-producing microorganisms...
US20090166250 SYSTEM FOR UPGRADING OF HEAVY HYDROCARBONS  
Systems and methods for processing one or more hydrocarbons are provided. One or more hydrocarbons can be selectively separated to provide one or more heavy deasphalted oils. At least a portion of...
US20110129752 CONNECTION OF CHEMICAL OR THERMAL REACTORS  
The invention relates to the connection of one or more thermal and/or chemical reactors, particularly fuel cells, to an adjacent component or between two reactors or between two components, the...
US20110008694 HYDROGEN GENERATOR, AMMONIA-BURNING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE, AND FUEL CELL  
A hydrogen generator that can be operated in a broad temperature range is disclosed, which comprises a first ammonia conversion part having a hydrogen-generating material which reacts with ammonia...
US20100166645 COMPACT PRESSURE SWING REFORMER  
Embodiments of a compact pressure swing reformer are disclosed. Certain embodiments have a construction comprising multiple rotating reformer beds, high temperature rotary valves at the bed ends,...
US20090280030 Apparatus for automated accelerated extraction of trace elements from biomass  
A method and apparatus automates and accelerates the extraction and analysis of trace elements from biomass. The method and apparatus are especially useful at key segregation points in the food...
US20110184218 USE OF SWING PRELIMINARY ALKYLATION REACTORS  
Alkylation systems and processes are described herein. The alkylation system generally includes a preliminary alkylation system containing a preliminary alkylation catalyst therein and adapted to...
US20060153752 Hydrogen condensate and method of generating heat therewith  
The present invention provides a method of generating heat using a hydrogen condensate. The hydrogen condensate comprises a plurality of metal atoms contained in a metal nano-ultrafine particle...
US20100050654 SYSTEM FOR HOT SOLIDS COMBUSTION AND GASIFICATION  
In a retrofit system for hot solids combustion and gasification, a chemical looping system includes an endothermic reducer reactor 12 having at least one materials inlet 22 for introducing...
US20130240411 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SEPARATING MIXTURES WHICH CONTAIN OIL OR BITUMEN AND ADDITIVES  
A device and a method for separating mixtures that contain oil or bitumen and additives. The device and the method are applicable in particular to separating stone chippings and bitumen in...
US20110076732 Process, Plant, and Butanol From Lignocellulosic Feedstock  
This invention relates to a process, a plant, and butanol made of or derived from lignocellulosic feedstock. The process includes the step of depolymerizing lignocellulosic material to form...
US20120022307 CO-PROCESSING SOLID BIOMASS IN A CONVENTIONAL PETROLEUM REFINING PROCESS UNIT  
Preparing solid biomass particles for catalytic conversion includes agitating solid biomass particles and providing a biomass-catalyst mixture to a conventional petroleum refinery process unit....
US20110200515 CATALYST CONTAINMENT UNIT  
A catalyst containment unit includes two concentric perforate members defining an annular space in which a particulate catalyst may be placed, and process fluid-impermeable end members mounted on...
US20050035028 Hydrodesulfurisation method comprising a stripping section and a vacuum fractionation section  
The invention concerns a facility and a process for hydrodesulphurising gas oil or vacuum distillate comprising at least one hydrodesulphurisation reaction section, at least one stripping section...
US20120203015 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING ALKYLENE OXIDES AND ALKYLENE GLYCOLS  
An integrated process for preparing alkylene oxides and alkylene glycols is described. For this purpose, an alkylene oxide plant and an alkylene glycol plant are combined with one another and the...
US20090010819 VERSATILE FLOW PATH  
A flow path comprising a reaction cavity in which there is a solid phase to which an affinity reactant I1 has been immobilized by the use of an immobilizing pair of reactive structures that...
US20140044612 After-Treatment System  
An after-treatment system includes a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) catalyst or a similar aftertreatment unit or brick that may be inserted into the opened end of a sleeve. The aftertreatment...
US20050287401 Fuel cell reformer and system  
A reformer for a fuel cell system has at least a dual pipe configuration that forms independent spaces through which fuel containing hydrogen passes. The reformer includes a first reaction...
US20070214721 Methods for Supercritical Water Reformation of Fuels and Generation of Hydrogen Using Supercritical Water  
Methods for using supercritical water to convert hydrocarbons, particularly hydrocarbon fuels such as diesel fuel, jet fuel, or gasoline, into carbonaceous gases and hydrogen. The synthesis gas...
US20100055005 SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING A CRUDE PRODUCT  
A system for producing a crude product is provided. The system includes an upstream contacting zone for contacting a crude feed, where a catalyst comprising vanadium is located in the upstream...
US20050019232 Production and processing plant with a rigid pipe portion curving in three dimensions  
Production and processing plant in particular for the processing of food or hydrocarbons and the production of pharmaceuticals, including pipework for transferring fluids from one part of the...
US20090317320 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COPRODUCTION OF ACTIVATED CARBON AND STEAM/ELECTRICITY  
A system and method for producing activated carbon comprising carbonizing a solid carbonaceous material in a carbonization zone of an activated carbon production apparatus (ACPA) to yield a...
US20110213040 PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF FATTY ACIDS AND WAX ALTERNATIVES FROM TRIGLYCERIDES  
A method of producing volatilized fatty acids by heating a feedstock comprising at least one fat or oil in a reactor under inert vacuum to volatilize fatty acids, and removing volatilized fatty...
US20050255025 Phosphine fast-generating device and the method used by the device  
A phosphine fast-generating device comprises a tank; a reaction chamber formed in the tank; an agent input opening installed at an upper side of the reaction chamber; a nitrogen injection system,...
US20130225891 Bimetallic Catalyst and Use in Xylene Production  
The invention is directed to a bimetallic catalyst system adapted for the manufacture of xylenes, a process for making said catalyst system, and to the process of manufacture of xylenes using said...
US20080085225 SYSTEMS FOR TREATING A HYDROCARBON FEED  
Systems for treating a hydrocarbon feed to produce a total product are described herein. The system includes an upstream contacting system and a downstream contacting system. The upstream...
US20120227683 Tar Scrubber for Energy Recovery from Gasification Operations  
A method and apparatus for generating electrical energy from combustion of biomass is provided. The present invention provides both liquid-phase and gas-phase fuel to an internal combustion engine...
US20090191114 METHOD FOR PREPARING AMMONIUM BICARBONATE WITH FLUE GAS AND DEVICES THEREOF  
The present invention relates to a method for preparing ammonium bicarbonate with flue gas and device thereof. The method includes quantitatively collecting flue gas with a carbon dioxide...
US20060188417 Radiant tubes arrangement in low NOx furnace  
System and method are disclosed for increasing the effectiveness of the lower tubes in a delayed coker furnace. The system and method involve arranging the tubes so that the lower tubes are as...
US20060283776 Bitumen Production-Upgrade with Common or Different Solvents  
Disclosed is a process for the upgrading of heavy oils and bitumens, where the total feed to the process can include heavy oil or bitumen, water, and diluent. The process can include the steps of...
US20100015039 HYDROGEN GENERATION PROCESS USING PARTIAL OXIDATION/STEAM REFORMING  
Partial oxidation/steam reformers (222) which use heat integrated steam cycles and steam to carbon ratios of at least about 4:1 to enable efficient operation at high pressures suitable for...
US20110274596 MICRO-MACRO CHANNEL REACTOR  
Disclosed is a micro-macro channel reactor comprising: a top end plate and a bottom end plate assembled on the outskirts of the micro-macro channel reactor; a heat exchanging plate by which a heat...
US20080019884 Apparatus for Producing Hydrogen  
The invention relates to an apparatus for producing hydrogen. Said apparatus comprises a reformer stage for converting hydrocarbon gas and water to hydrogen and other reformed products. At least...
US20070129590 Process and system for extraction of a feedstock  
The present invention relates to a method and system for recovering aromatics from a naphtha feedstock obtained from a crude petroleum, natural gas condensate, or petrochemical feedstock. The...
US20110190538 Oxidation System with Sidedraw Secondary Reactor  
Disclosed are process and apparatus for vertical splitting of the oxygen supply to a post-oxidation reactor. Further disclosed are process and apparatus for supplying reaction medium to a...
US20110190536 Oxidation System with Sidedraw Secondary Reactor  
Disclosed are process and apparatus for vertical splitting of the oxygen supply to a post-oxidation reactor. Further disclosed are process and apparatus for supplying reaction medium to a...