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Title: Oxygen transport membrane reactor based method and system for generating electric power

Abstract

A carbon capture enabled system and method for generating electric power and/or fuel from methane containing sources using oxygen transport membranes by first converting the methane containing feed gas into a high pressure synthesis gas. Then, in one configuration the synthesis gas is combusted in oxy-combustion mode in oxygen transport membranes based boiler reactor operating at a pressure at least twice that of ambient pressure and the heat generated heats steam in thermally coupled steam generation tubes within the boiler reactor; the steam is expanded in steam turbine to generate power; and the carbon dioxide rich effluent leaving the boiler reactor is processed to isolate carbon. In another configuration the synthesis gas is further treated in a gas conditioning system configured for carbon capture in a pre-combustion mode using water gas shift reactors and acid gas removal units to produce hydrogen or hydrogen-rich fuel gas that fuels an integrated gas turbine and steam turbine system to generate power. The disclosed method and system can also be adapted to integrate with coal gasification systems to produce power from both coal and methane containing sources with greater than 90% carbon isolation.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. Danbury, CT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343294
Patent Number(s):
9,562,472
Application Number:
14/619,260
Assignee:
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. NETL
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-07NT43088
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Kelly, Sean M., Chakravarti, Shrikar, and Li, Juan. Oxygen transport membrane reactor based method and system for generating electric power. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Kelly, Sean M., Chakravarti, Shrikar, & Li, Juan. Oxygen transport membrane reactor based method and system for generating electric power. United States.
Kelly, Sean M., Chakravarti, Shrikar, and Li, Juan. Tue . "Oxygen transport membrane reactor based method and system for generating electric power". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343294.
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author = {Kelly, Sean M. and Chakravarti, Shrikar and Li, Juan},
abstractNote = {A carbon capture enabled system and method for generating electric power and/or fuel from methane containing sources using oxygen transport membranes by first converting the methane containing feed gas into a high pressure synthesis gas. Then, in one configuration the synthesis gas is combusted in oxy-combustion mode in oxygen transport membranes based boiler reactor operating at a pressure at least twice that of ambient pressure and the heat generated heats steam in thermally coupled steam generation tubes within the boiler reactor; the steam is expanded in steam turbine to generate power; and the carbon dioxide rich effluent leaving the boiler reactor is processed to isolate carbon. In another configuration the synthesis gas is further treated in a gas conditioning system configured for carbon capture in a pre-combustion mode using water gas shift reactors and acid gas removal units to produce hydrogen or hydrogen-rich fuel gas that fuels an integrated gas turbine and steam turbine system to generate power. The disclosed method and system can also be adapted to integrate with coal gasification systems to produce power from both coal and methane containing sources with greater than 90% carbon isolation.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Feb 07 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Tue Feb 07 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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