[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0007504  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 30/Apr /2018                48/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/125350
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:03/Apr/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2010-16073

[22] Filing Date:14/6/2010

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
GB
17/6/2009
GB0910366.4

[72] Inventors:1- COLIN WILLIAM PARK،2- BRIAN PETER WILLIAMS،3- GORDON JAMES KELLY،4- TERENCE JAMES FITZPATRICK

[73] Owner: Johnson Matthey PLC, 5th Floor, 25 Farringdon Street EC4A 4AB, London, , United Kingdom

[74] Agent: Suleiman I. Al-Ammar Law Office

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B01J 23/00, 23/80, C07C 29/00 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-WO 2008/146032 A1 (JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC[GB]; FITZPATRICK TERENCE JAMES [GB]) 4 December 2008
-EP 0 296 734 A1 (ICI PLC [GB]) 28 December 1988
-EP 0 217 513 A1 (ICI PLC [GB]) 8 April 1987
 
Examiner: Bander M. Al-Thobity

[54] METHANOL SYNTHESIS PROCESS
[57] Abstract: A methanol synthesis process is described, which comprises reacting a process gas containing hydrogen, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide over a catalyst comprising shaped units formed from a reduced and passivated catalyst powder said powder comprising copper in the range 10-80% by weight, zinc oxide in the range 20-90% by weight, alumina in the range 5-60% by weight and optionally one or more oxidic promoter compounds selected from compounds of Mg, Cr, Mn, V, Ti, Zr, Ta, Mo, W, Si and rare earths in the range 0.01 – 10% by weight, to form a product gas, and condensing methanol, water and oxygenate by-products therefrom, wherein the total oxygenate by-product level in the condensate is below 500ppm.
No. of claims: 15


 

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