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8911520 Method and device for reprocessing CO2 containing exhaust gases  
The invention relates to a method for reprocessing CO2-containing exhaust gases in a multistage reduction process. The CO2-containing exhaust gas is conducted in the counter stream to a solid mass...
8906122 Coal processing operation comprising a dense media separation stage to separate a coal feedstock into lower and higher ash coal streams  
A coal processing operation (10) includes in a dense media separation stage (12), subjecting a coal feedstock (18) which includes minerals to dense media separation producing a first coal stream...
8904970 Method and device for producing process vapor and boiler feed steam in a heatable reforming reactor for producing synthesis gas  
A method for producing process vapor and boiler feed steam in a heatable reforming reactor for producing synthesis gas. The sensible heat of a synthesis gas produced from hydrocarbons and steam can...
8900334 Method for supplying an entrained-flow gasification reactor with fuel from a storage container  
The goal of the invention consists in making available a method for supplying fuel to a pressurized gasification system, which ensures, in economically efficient manner, that the emission of...
8899499 Spray ring and reactor vessel provided with such a spray ring and a method of wetting char and/or slag in a water bath  
A spray ring, for wetting char and/or slag in a water bath with a wetting fluid. The spray ring comprises a loop conduit arranged in a loop-line. The loop conduit is at an inlet point provided with...
8888875 Methods for feedstock pretreatment and transport to gasification  
Methods for pretreating feedstock for gasification are provided. At least a portion of a coal based feedstock stream can be combined with at least a portion of a supercritical carbon dioxide stream...
8888876 Two stage entrained gasification system and process  
The present invention relates to a system and process for gasifying feedstock such as carbonaceous materials. The invention includes partial combustion of dry solids and pyrolysis of carbonaceous...
8888873 Process and apparatus for generating and purifying a syngas  
A method for generating and purifying syngas and to an apparatus for generating and purifying syngas is presented.
8889037 Systems and methods for producing syngas and products therefrom  
A method can include combusting an expanded turbine exhaust and a first fuel within a first reformer to produce a first exhaust. A hydrocarbon can be reformed in the first reformer to produce a...
8881424 Drying installation  
A drying installation (1) and method for drying of products (3). More in particular, the invention relates to a drying installation (1) and a method for drying sludge or mud, as e.g. the drying of...
8863518 Process for the gasification of waste tires with residual oil  
A process for the production of a synthesis gas containing hydrogen and carbon monoxide utilizes shredded waste tires that are substantially free of metal particles as a feedstream, either alone or...
8858661 Method and apparatus of gasification under the integrated pyrolysis reformer system (IPRS)  
A gasification system reduces volume of a bulky carbonaceous feedstock by pyrolysis to bring about a significant reduction in volume. The system includes a pyrolysis chamber, a reformer, a syngas...
8852456 Method for the production of hydrogen combined with carbon dioxide capture  
The present invention relates to a method for the combined production of hydrogen and carbon dioxide from a hydrocarbon mixture, in which the hydrocarbon mixture is reformed to produce a syngas...
8845771 System and method for converting solids into fuel  
A system for converting a solid fuel into a fuel including a pyrolytic unit for producing a pyro gas comprising hydrocarbons, a synthesis gas production unit for converting the pyro gas into a...
8845772 Process and system for syngas production from biomass materials  
A process and system suitable for producing syngas from biomass materials. The process and system entail the compaction of a loose biomass material to remove air therefrom and form a compacted...
8840692 Energy and/or material transport including phase change  
Techniques, systems and material are disclosed for transport of energy and/or materials. In one aspect a method includes generating gaseous fuel (e.g., from biomass dissociation) at a first...
8834587 Method of producing gaseous products using a downflow reactor  
Reactor systems and methods are provided for the catalytic conversion of liquid feedstocks to synthesis gases and other noncondensable gaseous products. The reactor systems include a heat exchange...
8834586 Compact exchanger-reactor using a plurality of porous burners  
The present invention describes a novel exchanger-reactor intended to implement highly endothermic reactions such as natural gas or naphtha steam reforming, using in situ porous burners.
8833475 Carbon dioxide-based geothermal energy generation systems and methods related thereto  
A system comprises an injection well for accessing an underground reservoir having a first temperature. The reservoir is located below a caprock and is accessible without using large-scale...
8828109 Method and apparatus for assembling injection devices  
A method of assembling a gasification reactor includes extending an injection device at least partially into the gasification reactor. The injection device includes a plurality of substantially...
8828106 Circulating fluidized-bed reformer  
Inexpensive heating fuel is used to generate heat required for completion of reformation of raw material to be reformed such as hydrocarbon gas, heavy oil or oil refining pitch so that the raw...
8828347 Method and apparatus for gasification with CO2 recovery  
Gasification of carbon-containing raw material into gasified gas and recovery of CO2 are enabled at the same pressure throughout a system. Provided are a hydration tower 1 for performing hydration...
8821600 Dry bottom reactor vessel and method  
A reactor vessel includes an entrained-flow gasifier and a dry solids discharge beneath the gasifier.
8822553 Coal-to-liquid systems and methods  
A Coal-to-Liquid Fuels production process by which carbon dioxide (CO2) exhaust by-products are significantly reduced, if not eliminated, through a system comprising the generation of a first...
8814962 Engineered fuel storage, respeciation and transport  
Techniques, systems and material are disclosed for thermochemical regeneration of biomass into renewable engineered fuel, storage of the renewable engineered fuel, respeciation of the renewable...
8814964 Method for improving catalyst function in auto-thermal and partial oxidation reformer-based processors  
The invention provides a method for reforming fuel, the method comprising contacting the fuel to an oxidation catalyst so as to partially oxidize the fuel and generate heat; warming incoming fuel...
8808411 Gaseous transfer in multiple metal bath reactors  
Disclosed is a process for making a high-purity gas. The process includes an interrelationship among at least four bath vessels, each of which has a molten metal bath. In one embodiment, the...
8800498 Systems and methods for exchanging heat in a gasification system  
Systems and methods for exchanging heat in a gasification system are provided. The method can include introducing one or more particulates and a heat transfer medium including a feed water, a...
8801814 Process and apparatus for thermal partial oxidation of hydrocarbons  
A process for partial oxidation of hydrocarbons in a reactor, in which a stream comprising the hydrocarbon and a stream comprising the oxygen are fed to the reactor, wherein both streams fed to the...
8801815 System and method for dual fluidized bed gasification  
A method of producing a high quality synthesis gas comprising less than a desired percentage of non-synthesis gas components and a desired mole ratio of hydrogen to carbon monoxide by providing a...
8795399 Pretreatment of biomass feed for gasification  
A process for pretreating a biomass feedstock for gasification for the production of syngas. The biomass feed, which is preferably a lignocellulosic material, is subjected to torrefaction that...
8790618 Systems and methods for initiating operation of pressure swing adsorption systems and hydrogen-producing fuel processing systems incorporating the same  
Pressure swing adsorption (PSA) assemblies with optimized startup times, as well as to hydrogen-generation assemblies and/or fuel cell systems containing the same, and methods of operating the...
8790428 Method and device for producing synthesis gas from biomass  
A method and a device for producing synthesis gas from biomass, wherein the biomass is decomposed into pyrolysis coke and pyrolisis gas in at least one pyrolisis reactor, the pyrolysis coke is...
8790546 Solid fuel volatilization to produce synthesis gas  
A method comprising contacting a carbon and hydrogen-containing solid fuel and a metal-based catalyst in the presence of oxygen to produce hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide gas, wherein the...
8783036 System for cooling syngas  
A system includes a syngas cooler configured to cool a syngas. The syngas cooler includes a first syngas cooler section configured to cool the syngas and a second syngas cooler section configured...
8784516 Process for the production of hydrogen with intermediate-pressure purging  
This invention relates to a process for the production of hydrogen from a hydrocarbon feedstock and water vapor comprising: A stage for the production of a synthetic gas in a vapor reforming unit...
8784515 In-situ coke removal  
A process of catalytic partial oxidation of a hydrocarbon fuel with an oxidant to produce partially-oxidized reaction products including hydrogen, with simultaneous in-situ coke removal. The...
8778037 Process of scrubbing volatiles from evaporator water vapor  
A process is provided where a waste stream is directed to an evaporator that produces a vapor having volatile compounds. The vapor including the volatile compounds is directed through a vapor...
8778038 Method for controlling the peak temperature of a fluid gasification zone  
A method for controlling the peak temperature of a fluid gasification zone used for the gasification of carbonaceous materials to a syngas. Pulsed oxygen is used to control the peak temperature of...
8772556 Bio-oil production with optimal byproduct processing  
A process and system for the conversion of biomass under high severity in the presence of a catalyst to produce a bio-oil, olefins, methane, and carbon monoxide (CO). The methane and/or CO can be...
8771388 Method to produce methane rich fuel gas from carbonaceous feedstocks using a steam hydrogasification reactor and a water gas shift reactor  
A method for producing high levels of methane based on a combination of steam hydrogasification and a shift reactor is provided. Hydrogen produced by the shift reactor can be recycled back into the...
8771636 Chemical processes and reactors for efficiently producing hydrogen fuels and structural materials, and associated systems and methods  
Chemical processes and reactors for efficiently producing hydrogen fuels and structural materials and associated systems and methods. A representative process includes dissociating a hydrogen donor...
8764856 Decoupled fluidized bed gasifying method and gasifying apparatus of solid fuel  
The invention relates to a solid fuel decoupled fluidized bed gasifying method and a gasifying apparatus. By physically separately performing drying and pyrolyzing of fuel, gasification of char,...
8764860 System and method for gasification  
A system includes a gasification vessel configured to receive a fuel and an oxidizer. The system also includes a gasifier disposed in the gasification vessel. The gasifier is configured to...
8765017 Gasification systems and associated processes  
Gasification systems and associated processes are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a gasification process includes simultaneously supplying a carbonaceous material and steam to a gasifier, the...
8758459 Reforming apparatus and method  
A multiple adiabatic bed reforming apparatus and process are disclosed in which stage-wise combustion, in combination with multiple reforming chambers with catalyst, utilize co-flow and cross-flow...
8753411 Methods for reforming carbonaceous matter using a high temperature reformer  
A method of gasifying organic materials (carbonaceous compounds) such as coal and fossil fuel and their mixtures including gasifying wastes into syngas, and an apparatus thereof. The apparatus is...
8747498 Hydrogen generator and fuel cell system comprising the same  
A hydrogen generator of the present invention includes a reformer (16) for generating a hydrogen-containing gas through a reforming reaction using a raw material; a combustor (102a) for heating the...
8747496 Compact fuel processor  
A fuel processor for producing a hydrogen-containing product stream from a fuel stream and an oxidant stream, comprises a mixing tube from which the combined fuel and oxidant stream is directed...
8741181 Method and apparatus for treating a raw UCG product stream  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for treating a raw product stream (raw synthesis gas/raw syngas) generated by underground coal gasification (UCG). In one aspect, the invention...