2. Syngas: The Basis of Fischer–Tropsch

  1. Prof. Peter M. Maitlis3 and
  2. Prof. Arno de Klerk4
  1. Roberto Zennaro1,
  2. Marco Ricci2,
  3. Letizia Bua2,
  4. Cecilia Querci2,
  5. Lino Carnelli2 and
  6. Alessandra d'Arminio Monforte2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656837.ch2

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

How to Cite

Zennaro, R., Ricci, M., Bua, L., Querci, C., Carnelli, L. and d'Arminio Monforte, A. (2013) Syngas: The Basis of Fischer–Tropsch, in Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks (eds P. M. Maitlis and A. de Klerk), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656837.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Sheffield, Department of Chemistry, Sheffield S3 7HF, United Kingdom

  2. 4

    University of Alberta, Chemical & Materials Engineering, 9107 – 116 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2V4, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Eni S.p.A. – Exploration & Production Division, via Emilia, 1, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Research Center for Non-Conventional Energy, Eni Istituto Donegani, via Fauser, 4, 28100 Novara, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329458

Online ISBN: 9783527656837

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Keywords:

  • autothermal reforming;
  • fixed bed gasifier;
  • noncatalytic partial oxidation;
  • syngas;
  • tail gas;
  • water-gas shift reaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synopsis

  • Syngas as Feedstock

  • Routes to Syngas: XTL (X = Gas, Coal, Biomass, and Waste)

  • Water-Gas Shift Reaction (WGSR)

  • Synthesis Gas Cleanup

  • Thermal and Carbon Efficiency

  • The XTL Gas Loop

  • CO2 Production and CO2 as Feedstock

  • References