Webinars & Conference Presentations

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Molecular Characterisation of Petroleum Streams

Luyi Liu , Nan Zhang


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





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

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 8:45am

Alternatives to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) are needed that can use captured CO2 directly or convert it to valuable products , such as fuels , chemicals , plastics , or building materials. This paper will describe a breakthrough process invented and patented by Rutgers called hydrothermal...Read more

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

Hydrogen may become an important energy carrier in the future. The current technologies for the large scale production of H2, i.e. steam reforming of natural gas and steam gasification of coal, are very energy intensive owing to the need for various separation steps

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 4:30pm

The need for practical solutions to both carbon capture and carbon sequestration becomes imperative as the climatic impact of anthropogenic CO2 emissions become increasingly clear. With current global CO2 emissions increasing beyond 30 gigatons per year , all potential CO2 reservoirs should be...Read more

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 3:45pm

Deep saline aquifers are considered as a promising option for long-term storage of carbon dioxide. However , risk of CO2 leakage from the aquifers through faults , natural or induced fractures or abandoned wells cannot be disregarded. Therefore , modeling of various leakage scenarios is crucial...Read more

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 2:45pm

  Tingjun Fu, Zhenhua Li

 Key Laboratory for Green Chemical Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

      The recent renewed interest in Fischer–Tropsch (FT) synthesis has largely been

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 2:45pm

It is generally well accepted that an increase in anthropogenic emissions is a leading cause of the increase in levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) , one of the greenhouse gases , in the atmosphere.  Generation of electrical power is responsible for a roughly 40% of these emissions.  Design of new...Read more

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 1:45pm


Chemical looping is one of several emerging technology options capable to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions and helping in a diverse range of applications for production of fuels , chemicals and electricity [1-3]. In a general

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 2:45pm

Dry reforming of methane for the production of hydrogen and syngas has attracted much attention from both industrial and environmental aspects. The major problem encountered in the application of this process is the rapid deactivation of the catalyst , which is mainly due to coke accumulation...Read more

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 5:00pm

Due to the tunable structures and functionalities of ionic liquids (ILs) , current research efforts have introduced several unique materials for industrial applications , including solvents and media for CO2 capture.  Fundamental conclusions and aspects of these IL materials and their physical...Read more

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:30pm

Currently ceria is a favored material within the concentrated solar power fuels community. The kinetic mechanisms responsible for ceria’s catalytic activity have been studied in great detail at lower temperatures and under numerous chemical environments. However , there is a critical gap in the...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 5:00pm

Elecrticity generation in power plants account for more than 73% of the total stationary CO2 emissions in the United States [1]. While carbon capture , utilization and storage (CCUS) is an enabling technology to reduce CO2 emissions from power plants , the costs of CO2 capture and compression ,...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 3:30pm

Sustainability since its original conceptualization is considered to have four dimensions; social; economic; environmental and institutional. It is simply the improved management of natural resources within a business establishment to provide economic and social benefits to the business and its...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 3:15pm

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative (CCSI) was initiated in 2010 to develop and deploy state-of-the-art computational modeling and simulation tools to accelerate the development of carbon capture technology.The first components of the CCSI Toolset have been...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 2:45pm

CO2-Binding Organic Liquids (CO2BOLs) are a class of second-generation non-aqueous chemically selective CO2-separating solvents. CO2BOLs are unique in that in the absence of a co-solvent they are the only solvents that remain a liquid and in the process undergo dramatic changes in polarity with...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 2:00pm

In order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants , and mitigate their impact on global climate change , DOE has called for technologies that can capture at least 90% of CO2 emissions from an existing coal-fired power plant with no more than a 35% increase in the cost of...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 1:45pm

Pulverized coal (PC) power plants emit CO2 in flue gas at atmospheric pressure with a volume concentration of 10-15%. Post-combustion capture of CO2 is a challenging application but has the greatest near-term potential , because it can be retrofitted to existing state-of-the-art power plants....Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 10:30am

TDA Research , Inc (TDA) is developing a low cost , high capacity CO2 adsorbent and demonstrating its technical and economic viability for post-combustion CO2 capture for existing pulverized coal-fired power plants under a 3-year DOE funded project.  TDA uses an advanced physical adsorbent to...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:30am

Industrial carbon nanotubes (I-CNTs) is a low-cost substitute for commercially available multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CCNTs). In this work , I-CNTs were functionalized with tetraethylenepentamine (TEPA) for CO2 capture. The performance of I-CNTs-TEPA was compared with that of CCNTs. It was...Read more

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:15am

Solid sorbent technologies for CO2 capture have several advantages over the traditional amine-based solvent absorption approaches. For instance , within an adsorption-based approach water is absent , which decreases the energy requirements associated with regeneration since heating a large...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
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 3:00pm

USEPA began regulating the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in major source permits beginning Jan 2nd, 2011.  Their long-awaited GHG BACT guidance was issued about two years ago on Nov 10, 2010 and included over 450-pages of guidance and sector-specific whitepapers (seven sectors) on...Read more

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 2:15pm

CO2 - Ionic Liquids synergies: Reactive capture and conversion of CO2 to chemicals

Valerie Etaa, Pasi Virtanena, Ikenna Anugwoma, Päivi Mäki-Arvelaa

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:45pm

Assessing the potential risks of CO2 leakage from deep subsurface is one of the major challenges for geological carbon sequestration. Injected CO2 can dissolve into in situ brine to produce acidity for cement wellbore degradation. This degradation can...Read more
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:30pm

Deep saline aquifers provide unbeatable capacities for long term CO2 storage, provided CO2 does not leak. Upon CO2 injection the pressure in the aquifer increases and induces stresses in the caprock. If CO2 is injected at the...Read more
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 1:15pm

Reservoir Model Optimization Using the Seismic Response to CO2 Injection and Stochastic Inversion

Abelardo L. Ramirez1, Kathy Dyer1, Donald J. White2, Yue Hao

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:30pm

The photochemical reduction of CO2 in the presence of H2O to form CO, CH4 and other light gases with industrial value is an interesting approach for dealing with CO2 emissions. This approach can generate

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