Webinars & Conference Presentations

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 1:15pm

Membrane technology provides a promising approach for CO2 capture from post-combustion flue gas due to its smaller footprint and potentially lower energy cost than the traditional amine scrubbing process.  Thin inorganic membranes with high selectivity and flux have been conventionally supported...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
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 8:30am

Post-spinning infusion of poly(ethyleneimine) into polymer/silica hollow fiber sorbents for CO2/N2 gas separation

Ying Labreche1, Ryan P. Lively2, Fateme Rezaei1, Grace Chen1, David S. Sholl1, Christopher W...Read more

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 2:30pm

Coal was responsible for 41% of global energy related CO2 emissions in 2005 and is expected to be responsible for 44% in 2030 [1]. Power generation is the largest application of coal and amounts to more than 40% of the annual coal consumption in the world [1]. Thus coal based power...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

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 2:30pm

Removal of heavy hydrocarbons, such as C6+ from natural gas is essential prior to cryogenic liquefaction in order to prevent freeze-out of these components in the liquefier.  Traditionally, cryogenic methods such as passing feed gas through a scrub column or a front-end NGL extraction...Read more

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 2:30pm

Geological storage of CO2 is a promising option for carbon mitigation, but its application faces challenges such as the possibility of CO2 leakage. Quantification of the leakage risks requires characterization of the porosity and permeability of the...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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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:30pm

Leakage of CO2 and brine through pre-existing wellbores is considered to be one of the main potential risks at geologic CO2 sequestration sites. To assess impacts of this potential weakness, it is critical to accurately estimate leakage rates through...Read more
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 9:45am

C-H Activating Carboxylation of Terminal Alkynes with CO2 and Its Application in Synthesis


Yugen Zhang, Dingyi Yu, Siti Nurhanna Riduan, and Jackie Y. Ying

Institute of

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 9:15am

With large proven global coal reserves, it is highly likely that combustion of coal and coal-derived products will remain part of the global energy future. Compared to other fossil fuels, coal-based power yields the highest CO2 output per energy unit, indicating

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 8:30am

Thermocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide to methanol has recently gained considerable attention because it is regarded as an optimal solution to mitigate CO2 emissions while generating revenues to offset carbon management costs.  Currently, commercial synthesis...Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 5:00pm

Given the EPA’s proposed rules on limiting CO2 emissions from new coal power plants to match those of natural gas, blending of carbon-neutral biomass with coal is an increasingly attractive option for power producers.  Further, gasification technologies that can...Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 4:00pm

Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forest residues were physically fractionated through sieving.  The bark and wood were separated for large-sized fractions (>12.7 mm) and their contents were determined.  The chemical compositions of the large fractions were calculated...Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 9:15am

Gold supported alumina catalysts were studied for selective CO oxidation, in order to provide appropriate H2 for PEM fuel cell. The catalysts were prepared by deposition-precipitation method using HAuCl4 as precursor of gold. The catalysts showed high...Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 5:30pm

Utilization of captured CO2 provides an advantageous alternative especially in locations where CO2 sequestration in geologic media is not feasible. Making high value chemical products from CO2, although not sufficient to convert a significant...Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 5:00pm

In this paper, we will discuss a design of an electrochemical cell for CO2 reduction implementing a proton exchange membrane (PEM) by adding a liquid buffer layer between the membrane and the cathode electrode. This configuration enables production of liquid fuels...Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 5:00pm

Escalating COemissions due to increasing fossil fuel consumption is generally acknowledged as one of the major contributors to global warming. Therefore, the development of methods for reducing the amount of CO2 released is a major challenge with...Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 3:15pm

Barring the imposition of a carbon tax (or equivalent cap-and-trade program) and corresponding international agreements, it is highly unlikely that carbon capture and storage/sequestration (CCS) will be implemented in any meaningful way in the near future. This is due to...Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 2:45pm

Post-Combustion Gas Permeation Carbon Capture System Models

Juan E. Morinelly, David C. Miller

National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

Gas permeation

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:45pm

Coupling industrial carbon mineralisation and ocean alkalinity enhancement


The ocean carbonate system has the potential to store ~102 - 103 billions of tonnes of CO2as a stable bicarbonate solution. Some

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:45pm

Large scale CO2 Capture and Storage has been considered to be one of the most promising ways of mitigating anthropogenic CO2 emissions, but energy penalty, high economic costs and possible environmental impacts are important barriers for its deployment....Read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:30pm

Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) is an efficient method for gas separation, and is a potential candidate for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture from power plants. However, few PSA cycles have been designed for this purpose and the optimization of PSA systems for CO

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