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Title: Surfactant process for promoting gas hydrate formation and application of the same

Abstract

This invention relates to a method of storing gas using gas hydrates comprising forming gas hydrates in the presence of a water-surfactant solution that comprises water and surfactant. The addition of minor amounts of surfactant increases the gas hydrate formation rate, increases packing density of the solid hydrate mass and simplifies the formation-storage-decomposition process of gas hydrates. The minor amounts of surfactant also enhance the potential of gas hydrates for industrial storage applications.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Starkville, MS
  2. Brandon, MS
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Mississippi State Univ., Starkville, MS (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
874444
Patent Number(s):
6389820
Assignee:
Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F17 - STORING OR DISTRIBUTING GASES OR LIQUIDS F17C - VESSELS FOR CONTAINING OR STORING COMPRESSED, LIQUEFIED OR SOLIDIFIED GASES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC26-97FT33203
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
surfactant; process; promoting; gas; hydrate; formation; application; relates; method; storing; hydrates; comprising; forming; presence; water-surfactant; solution; water; addition; minor; amounts; increases; rate; packing; density; solid; mass; simplifies; formation-storage-decomposition; enhance; potential; industrial; storage; applications; comprises water; forming gas; hydrate formation; /62/

Citation Formats

Rogers, Rudy E, and Zhong, Yu. Surfactant process for promoting gas hydrate formation and application of the same. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Rogers, Rudy E, & Zhong, Yu. Surfactant process for promoting gas hydrate formation and application of the same. United States.
Rogers, Rudy E, and Zhong, Yu. Tue . "Surfactant process for promoting gas hydrate formation and application of the same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874444.
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