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Title: Catalysts and process for liquid hydrocarbon fuel production

The present invention provides a novel process and system in which a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen synthesis gas, or syngas, is converted into hydrocarbon mixtures composed of high quality gasoline components, aromatic compounds, and lower molecular weight gaseous olefins in one reactor or step. The invention utilizes a novel molybdenum-zeolite catalyst in high pressure hydrogen for conversion, as well as a novel rhenium-zeolite catalyst in place of the molybdenum-zeolite catalyst, and provides for use of the novel catalysts in the process and system of the invention.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1165127
Assignee:
Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS) GFO
Patent Number(s):
8,906,971
Application Number:
12/806,340
Contract Number:
FG3606GO86025
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Aug 10
Research Org:
Mississippi State Univ., Starkville, MS (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Other works cited in this record:

Synthesis of gasoline-range hydrocarbons over Mo/HZSM-5 catalysts
journal, March 2009

Reactions of methanol and higher alcohols over H-ZSM-5
journal, July 2009
  • Gujar, Amit C.; Guda, Vamshi Krishna; Nolan, Michael
  • Applied Catalysis A: General, Vol. 363, Issue 1-2, p. 115-121
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2009.05.004

A short review of heterogeneous catalytic process for mixed alcohols synthesis via syngas
journal, September 2009

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