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Gas Production, 3. Gas Treating

  1. Walter Boll1,
  2. Gerhard Hochgesand1,
  3. Christopher Higman1,
  4. Emil Supp1,
  5. Peter Kalteier1,
  6. Wolf-Dieter Müller1,
  7. Manfred Kriebel1,
  8. Holger Schlichting1,
  9. Heiner Tanz2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o12_o02

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Boll, W., Hochgesand, G., Higman, C., Supp, E., Kalteier, P., Müller, W.-D., Kriebel, M., Schlichting, H. and Tanz, H. 2011. Gas Production, 3. Gas Treating. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lurgi, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  2. 2

    (formerly Lurgi, Frankfurt), IVTP, Dreieich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Carbon Monoxide Shift Conversion
2.1.Fundamentals
2.2.Catalysts
2.3.Clean Gas Shift Conversion
2.4.Raw Gas Conversion
2.5.General Comments on Reactor Arrangements
2.6.Noncatalytic Quench Conversion
3.Carbonyl Sulfide Conversion
4.Methanation and Methane Synthesis
4.1.Definitions and Applications
4.2.Principles of Methanation
4.3.Methanation as a Step in Hydrogen Purification
4.4.Methanation of Rich Gas
4.5.Methane Synthesis from Gases with High Carbon Monoxide Content
5.Absorption Processes
5.1.General
5.2.Processes for Carbon Dioxide and Sulfur Compound Absorption
5.2.1.Physical Absorption Processes
5.2.2.Chemical Absorption Processes
5.2.3.Physical - Chemical Absorption Processes
5.2.4.Comparison of Various Absorption Processes for Hydrogen Production and IGCC
5.3.Liquid-Phase Oxidation Processes
5.4.Removal of Gas Impurities of Low Concentration
6.Adsorption Processes
6.1.Fundamentals
6.2.The “Classic” Method
6.3.Pressure-Swing Adsorption
6.4.Adsorption on Activated Carbon
7.Cryogenic Processes
7.1.Partial Condensation
7.2.Liquid Methane Wash Process
7.3.Liquid Nitrogen Wash Process
8.Gas Separation by Membranes
9.Addition of Inerts or Other Substances