[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009391  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141778
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:17/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2015-29576

[22] Filing Date:18/6/2015

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
EP
20/6/2014
14173349.3

[72] Inventor: BRISTOW, Timothy Crispin

[73] Owner: BP CHEMICALS LIMITED, Chertsey Road, Sunbury on Thames, TW16 7BP, Middlesex , United Kingdom

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

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: B01J 29/04, 35/02; C07C 41/09, 43/04, 51/09, 53/08 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-WO 2011027105 A1 (BP CHEM INT LTD [GB]; DANIEL BERIAN JOHN [GB]; LAW DAVID JOHN [GB]; SU) 10 March 2011  
Examiner: Rami Al-Ghamdi

[54] PROCESS FOR THE CO-PRODUCTION OF ACETIC ACID AND DIMETHYL ETHER
[57] Abstract: A process for the co-production of acetic acid and dimethyl ether by dehydration-hydrolysis of a feed mixture of methanol and methyl acetate in the presence of at least one catalyst to generate a crude reaction product comprising acetic acid and dimethyl ether wherein the feed to said co-production process comprising methanol and methyl acetate comprises dimethyl ether in a total amount of 25 mol% or less based on the total feed.
No. of claims: 26     No. of figures: 4


 

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