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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Molecular Characterisation of Petroleum Streams

Luyi Liu , Nan Zhang

Abstract

The highly competitive market in the oil refining industry forces refiners look for more detailed information of both feedstocks and products to achieve the optimal economic performance...Read more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 3:30pm

Dry reforming of methane (DRM) to syngas (H2 and CO) has been well-studied over a number of catalysts. The high temperatures needed to produce syngas inevitably result in carbon formation. Although pyrochlores are known to be thermally stable at conditions required for dry reforming,...Read more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 3:30pm

ABSTRACT

 AIChE 2014 SPRING CONFERENCE – ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER SOLUTIONS SESSION

 

AUTHORS

Joseph W. Guida, PE – Director, Process Technology and Engineering - Fluor...Read more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 3:00pm

FM Technologies, Inc. (FMT) has developed new methods for joining SiC-to-SiC and SiC-to-metal for use in ethylene production.  Global production of ethylene from olefin plants reached over 150 million metric-tons in 2012 according to GPCA, making ethylene one of the largest, by volume, chemical...Read more

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 2:00pm
AIChE Webinar

This Webinar presents the need for natural gas liquefaction (LNG), the LNG value chain, and compares several technologies such as the PRICO® single mixed refrigerant process.Read more
Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 8:00pm

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been characterized as the technology that can jump start mitigation of greenhouse gases until new, less carbon intensive technology can be implemented to provide electrical power, transportation fuels and energy our society needs to stay competitive in the world...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Imidazoles and imidazole-amine hybrids are unique classes of organic solvents that feature properties similar to aqueous amine solvents and ionic liquids (ILs), both of which have received a great deal of attention for CO2 capture applications. However, to date, the...Read more
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm


Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is widely regarded as an effective medium-term CO2 abatement technology. However, high cost of the capture technologies, at their current state of the art, and the huge upfront costs of the CO2 transport pipelines...Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm


The world currently faces an enormous energy challenge. LanzaTech responds to this challenge by capturing and beneficially reusing waste carbon to make low carbon fuels and chemicals. The International Energy Outlook, in its 2010 reference case, projects that world...Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm


Large scale implementation of CO2 geologic sequestration requires detailed uncertainty analysis and risk assessment for leakage potential. Probabilistic risk assessment based on Monte Carlo simulation is one option for quantifying the risk. It involves repeated random...Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm


Solid sorbent carbon capture systems have the potential to require significantly lower regeneration energy compared to aqueous monoethanol amine (MEA) systems. To date, the majority of work on solid sorbents has focused on developing the sorbent materials themselves. In...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


AICHE ABSTRACT

CO2 Separation from Coal-Fired Power Plants by Regenerable Mg(OH)2 Solutions

Hari K. Bharadwaj, Joo-Youp Lee *, Xiang Zhou, Lei Cheng, Tim C. Keener

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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm


Amine-based chemisorption of CO2 is a promising near term option for the decarbonisation of large, fixed-point CO2 emission sources[1]. However, the operational expenditure (OPEX) associated with this technology imposes a...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


A novel Integrated Vacuum Carbonate Absorption Process (IVCAP) for post-combustion CO2 capture is being developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A key technical aspect of this process is to employ a biocatalyst, carbonic anhydrase (CA)...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm

As a part of this work, we have performed a comparison of 4 amine-based absorbents using the process simulation software ProMax® with TSWEET®. Absorbents were compared at pulverized coal fired power plant flue gas conditions. The...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Multiphase porous medium adsorption/desorption model for CO2 capture applications

Denis Lukanin1*, Amit Halder2, and Ameya Joshi2

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, major contributors to the greenhouse effect, are considered as the main cause of global warming. So, decrease of CO2 emitted by large industrial combustion sources or power plants, is an important...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


The separation of CO2 is an important topic in thermal separation science. The scrubbing of carbon dioxide from exhaust gases has gained more interest in the last years to reduce the emissions of green for counteracting global warming but is also an important...Read more
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm

Absolute and per-capita energy consumption is bound to increase globally, leading to a projected increase in energy requirements of 50% by 2020. The primary source for providing a majority of the energy will continue to be fossil fuels. However, an array of enabling technologies needs to be proven...Read more
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm

The nation is facing a renaissance in energy technology to include dramatic changes in transportation, electricity production, distribution and use, and energy efficiency. The nation is also rapidly expanding its scientific capabilities and is currently leading the world in areas such as material...Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm


With the concerns of “global warming”, CO2 sequestration from cement industry are becoming significant important for the “green processing” for the environments. This is because the cement processing released about 36% of CO2 comparing to the 12% from regular coal-...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Liquid aminosilicone-based CO2 absorbents that solidify upon reaction with CO2 have been developed. These phase-changing absorbents have the potential for superior performance for capturing CO2 from the flue gas of pulverized-coal...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Integrating carbon capture technology with large source carbon emitters is necessary in the very near future to mitigate the contribution of anthropogenic CO2 emissions to climate change and global public welfare. However, the implementation of this...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Ionic liquid is one kind of organic salts with negligible volatile pressure which might lead to promising substitute candidates for alkanolamines in separation of carbon dioxide. To satisfy this requirement effectively, task specific ionic liquids with alkaline...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


A process to capture CO2 from flue gas using a liquid material that reacts rapidly with CO2 to form a solid offers many advantages over conventional liquid-only CO2 capture methods. The net CO2 capacity of the system will...Read more
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm


Carbon, capture, and storage technologies are a promising option that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrial and power generation facilities while enhancing the energy security of the United States. The U.S. DOE National Energy Technology...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Enzyme-catalyzed reduction of CO2 will not only help to lessen greenhouse effect, but also to obtain valuable chemicals. The sequential reduction of CO2 to methanol under mild reaction conditions has been reported to be feasible by using sol-gel encapsulated or...Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:00pm


Energy efficient capture of CO2 released from coal based power plants is a major challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The existing commercial technologies require substantial energy inputs in the form of heat and vacuum which leads to around 30...Read more
Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 7:00pm

In this work, we will report a new liquid/inorganic membrane product concept for CO2 separation. A liquid fluid of selective CO2 absorption properties is immobilized in a thin, inorganic substrate sheet (20~50um) of graded pore structures. CO2 selectively absorbs into the liquid fluid in the feed...Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 7:30am

We will discuss a history of Industrial gas usage and how they helped shape the fuels and petrochemicals Industries. A look at the ftutre of IG in F&PD will also be presented.Read more

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