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8791166 Producing methanol and its products exclusively from geothermal sources and their energy  
The invention provides a method for producing methanol and its products exclusively from a geothermal source as the sole source material also using the needed energy from the geothermal energy...
8791165 Synthesis of DME using a fluid pluralized bed reactor  
This invention discloses a method for making a dimethylether (DME) product from a synthesis gas (syngas) in the presence of a catalyst in a fluid pluralized bed reactor operating in the gas phase....
8785506 Process for the synthesis of methanol  
In a process for converting synthesis gas to methanol, gas is introduced through an inlet of a tubular reactor. Reactants pass downwardly through at least one reactor tube to an upper surface of a...
8779013 Process and apparatus for converting greenhouse gases into synthetic fuels  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to apparatus and methods for converting carbon dioxide and/or methane into higher alkanes and hydrogen gas in a single reaction chamber using a...
8773118 Magnetometer  
A magnetometer which includes an elongate reactor in which a sample can be secured in a sample support zone and which is located within a magnetic field space of a magnetic field generator and one...
8772360 Generating methanol using ultrapure, high pressure hydrogen  
In various implementations, methanol is produced using a (CO+H2) containing synthesis gas produced from a combined PDX plus EHTR or a combined ATR plus EHTR at a pressure of 70 bar to 100 bar at...
8772361 Process for producing a purified synthesis gas stream  
A process for producing a purified synthesis gas stream from a feed synthesis gas stream comprising besides the main constituents carbon monoxide and hydrogen also hydrogen sulphide, HCN and/or...
8765823 Method for starting up bubble-column-type slurry-bed reactor, start-up solvent, and method for producing hydrocarbon oil  
A method for starting up a bubble column slurry bed reactor of the present invention includes, when restarting operation of a bubble column slurry bed reactor for producing hydrocarbons by the...
8759407 Method for producing synthetic natural gas  
Process for producing synthetic natural gas (SNG) which is provided in an energy-efficient way at the inlet pressure into a downstream pipeline system. For this purpose, a synthesis gas containing...
8758692 Synthesis reaction system  
There is provided a synthesis reaction system which synthesizes a hydrocarbon compound by a chemical reaction of a synthesis gas including hydrogen and carbon monoxide as main components, and a...
8759406 Production of a synthesis gas blend and use in a fischer-tropsch process  
The invention is directed to a process for the production of hydrocarbon products from a methane comprising feedstock comprising of the steps of: preparing a feed syngas comprising hydrogen and...
8754137 Methanation reaction methods utilizing enhanced catalyst formulations and methods of preparing enhanced methanation catalysts  
Enhanced mixed metal catalysts are provided which allow high conversions of carbon dioxide to methane, in some cases up to about 100% conversion. Methods of preparing enhanced mixed metal...
8754268 Process for removing water from alcohol mixtures  
A process for removing water from an alcohol mixture, such as an ethanol mixture in the production of ethanol by hydrogenating acetic acid. The water is removed from a distillate of a first column...
8748500 Process for producing transportation fuels from syngas  
A process for producing transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuel, from syngas with a low H2/CO ratio. The syngas is first converted to dimethyl ether which is then converted to...
8741971 Method for operating a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis  
The invention relates to a method and a system for operating a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, wherein a feed gas comprising CO and H2 from coal gasification (1) is desulfurized and subsequently fed...
8729139 Method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds and a hydrocarbon recovery apparatus from a gaseous by-product  
There is provided a method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds from gaseous by-products generated in a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis reaction. The method includes absorbing light hydrocarbon...
8729140 Process for regenerating a catalyst  
A process for regenerating one or more deactivated cobalt comprising Fischer-Tropsch catalyst particle(s), comprising the steps of: (i) oxidizing the catalyst particle(s) at a temperature between...
8729142 Method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds and a hydrocarbon recovery apparatus from a gaseous by-product  
There is provided a method for recovering hydrocarbon compounds from a gaseous by-products generated in the Fisher-Tropsch synthesis reaction, the method comprising a pressurizing step in which...
8722748 Process for producing hydrocarbons  
In a process for producing hydrocarbons according to the present invention, estimated production rates for a light hydrocarbon oil and a heavy hydrocarbon oil are respectively determined based on...
8722747 Vessel for containing catalyst in a tubular reactor  
In a catalyst carrier for insertion in a tube of a reactor, an annular container holds the catalyst in use and has a perforated inner wall defining a tube, a perforated outer wall, a top surface...
8710107 System and method for converting biomass to ethanol via syngas  
A method and apparatus for synthesizing ethanol using synthetic routes via synthesis gas are disclosed. A method and apparatus for gasifying biomass, such as biomass, in a steam gasifier that...
8710106 Sabatier process and apparatus for controlling exothermic reaction  
A Sabatier process involving contacting carbon dioxide and hydrogen in a first reaction zone with a first catalyst bed at a temperature greater than a first designated temperature; feeding the...
8703830 Production of lower olefins from synthesis gas  
Disclosed is a process for the production of lower olefins by the conversion of a feed stream comprising carbon monoxide and hydrogen, and catalysts as used therein, such as a Fischer-Tropsch...
8691881 Conversion of carbon containing feedstock  
This invention relates to a process for the conversion of carbon containing feedstock to a liquid chemical product, particularly a liquid fuel product, wherein carbon dioxide emissions are minimized.
8680162 Catalysts  
A process for regenerating a spent particulate wax-containing cobalt-based Fischer-Tropsch synthesis catalyst is provided. The process includes subjecting the spent wax-containing catalyst...
8669295 Process for preparing methanol, dimethyl ether, and low carbon olefins from syngas  
The present invention provides a process for preparing methanol, dimethyl ether, and low carbon olefins from syngas, wherein the process comprises the step of contacting syngas with a catalyst...
8669294 Syngas production through the use of membrane technologies  
Streams (11) of natural gas contaminated with significant amounts of carbon dioxide can be efficiently and economically processed to create Syngas (16). An available source (1) of flue gas that...
8658705 Carbon oxides removal  
A process for reducing the carbon oxide content in natural gas, by producing a carbon oxide containing natural gas from a geological formation through a natural gas delivery system; providing a...
8653149 Conversion of liquid heavy hydrocarbon feedstocks to gaseous products  
The present invention relates to processes and apparatuses for generating light olefins, methane and other higher-value gaseous hydrocarbons from “liquid” heavy hydrocarbon feedstocks.
8642667 Process for increasing hydrogen content of synthesis gas  
A process for increasing the hydrogen content of a synthesis gas containing one or more sulphur compounds is described, comprising the steps of (i) heating the synthesis gas and (ii) passing at...
8641991 Hybrid refinery for co-processing biomass with conventional refinery streams  
The present invention is generally directed to methods and systems for processing biomass into usable products, wherein such methods and systems involve an integration into conventional refineries...
8637580 Process for the preparation of ethanol and higher alcohols  
Process for the preparation of ethanol and/or higher alcohols comprising the steps of: (a) providing an alcohol synthesis gas comprising carbon monoxide and hydrogen in a molar ratio of higher...
8629191 Process and plant for producing methanol  
For producing methanol from a synthesis gas containing hydrogen and carbon oxides the synthesis gas is passed through a first, water-cooled reactor in which a part of the carbon oxides is...
8629188 Carbon neutral natural gas to liquids plant with biomass co-feed  
Configurations, systems, and methods for a gas-to-liquids plant are presented in which the energy demand for natural gas reformation is provided at least in part by biomass gasification to reduce...
8629190 Process and plant for producing methanol  
For producing methanol from a synthesis gas containing hydrogen and carbon oxides the synthesis gas is passed through a first, preferably water-cooled reactor in which a part of the carbon oxides...
8629189 Nanofilaments of catalytic materials for chemical process improvements  
A Fischer-Tropsch process including the steps of providing a reactor having a substrate element with a surface and a plurality of elongated micro-structures of catalyst material attached to the...
8623926 Process for the production of methanol including two membrane separation steps  
Disclosed herein is a methanol production process that includes at least two membrane separation steps. Using the process of the invention, the efficiency of methanol production from syngas is...
8624069 Conversion of biomass feedstocks into hydrocarbon liquid transportation fuels  
Methods for converting a carbon-containing feedstock into a fluid transportation fuel are described. The methods may include converting the carbon-containing feedstock into a producer gas...
8623927 Catalyst for synthesizing methanol from synthesis gas and preparation method thereof  
Disclosed are a catalyst for synthesis of methanol from synthesis gas and a method for preparing the same. The catalyst includes a Cu—Zn—Al oxide containing CuO, ZnO and Al2O3 in a predetermined...
8623925 System and method for preparing liquid fuels  
Techniques, methods and systems for preparation liquid fuels from hydrocarbon and carbon dioxide are disclosed. The present invention can transform hydrocarbon and carbon dioxide generated from...
8618182 Process for synthesizing C5+ hydrocarbons in the presence of a catalyst prepared using at least one cyclic oligosaccharide  
C5+ hydrocarbon synthesis by contracting a synthesis gas with a catalyst naming at least one metal from group VIII deposited on a support formed by at least one oxide, said catalyst being prepared...
8618016 Iron- and manganese-comprising heterogeneous catalyst and process for preparing olefins by reacting carbon monoxide with hydrogen  
Iron- and manganese-containing heterogeneous catalyst, and a process for producing it, including the following steps: thermal decomposition of gaseous iron pentacarbonyl to give carbonyl iron...
8617501 Process for removing sulphur-containing, nitrogen-containing and halogen-containing impurities contained in a synthesis gas  
The invention relates to a process for finally removing sulphur-containing, nitrogen-containing and halogen-containing impurities contained in a synthesis gas, said process including: a) a joint...
8618181 Chemical production processes utilizing syngas from plasma pyrolysis  
Chemical production processes are described herein. The chemical production processes generally include providing municipal solid waste; subjecting the municipal solid waste to plasma pyrolysis to...
8614257 Product recycle loops in process for converting municipal solid waste into ethanol  
Facilities and processes for generating ethanol from municipal solid waste (MSW) in an economical way via generating a syngas, passing the syngas through a catalytic synthesis reactor, separating...
8614164 Iron- and copper-comprising heterogeneous catalyst and process for preparing olefins by reacting carbon monoxide with hydrogen  
Iron- and copper-containing heterogeneous catalyst, and a process for producing it, including the following steps: thermal decomposition of gaseous iron pentacarbonyl to give carbonyl iron powder...
8609738 Process for producing a mixture of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons  
The present invention relates to a process for producing aliphatic and aromatic C2-C6 hydrocarbons by submitting a reformed gas to Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. The reformed gas used in the present...
8604088 Processes for recovering waste heat from gasification systems for converting municipal solid waste into ethanol  
Facilities and processes for generating ethanol from municipal solid waste (MSW) in an economical way via generating a syngas, passing the syngas through a catalytic synthesis reactor, separating...
8604089 Gas recycle loops in process for converting municipal solid waste into ethanol  
Facilities and processes for generating ethanol from municipal solid waste (MSW) in an economical way via generating a syngas, passing the syngas through a catalytic synthesis reactor, separating...
8598240 Fischer-tropsch process using fibrous composite catalytic structures having at least three solid phases  
A Fischer-Tropsch process for converting a syngas to hydrocarbon products in the presence of a permeable composite fibrous catalytic sheet comprised of at least three distinct solid phases. A...