Sustainable Strategies for the Upgrading of Natural Gas: Fundamentals, Challenges, and Opportunities [E-Book] : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, held in Vilamoura, Portugal, July 6 - 18, 2003 / edited by E.G. Derouane, Valentin Parmon, Francisco Lemos, Fernando Ramoa Ribeiro.
Derouane, E.G., (editor)
Lemos, Francisco, (editor) / Parmon, Valentin, (editor) / Ribeiro, Fernando Ramoa, (editor)
1st edition 2005.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2005
XI, 445 pages (online resource)
NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry ; 191
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Table of Contents:
  • Lectures
  • Natural Gas: Fuel or Feedstock?
  • Molecular Chemistry of Alkane Activation
  • Economics of Alkane Conversion
  • Theoretical Basis of the Activation of Light Alkanes
  • Surface Organometallic Chemistry of Tantalum: Application to the Metathesis of Alkanes Catalyzed by a Tantalum Hydride Supported on Silica
  • The Challenges in Converting Remote Natural Gas to Valuable Products
  • Alternative Routes to Synfuel from Natural Gas
  • New Technologies for Light Alkane Upgrading
  • Fundamentals of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
  • Reactor Technology for Syngas and Hydrogen
  • Engineering Alkanes to Olefins and Higher Value Chemicals
  • Membrane Reactors for the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
  • Sources of Methane for Sustainable Development
  • Communications
  • CO2 Separation by Membranes in Natural Gas Processing
  • Structural and Textural Properties of MCM-41 Mesoporous Molecular Sieves Containing Nb, V, Mo - Alternative Catalysts for Hydrocarbons Oxidation
  • Acidic and Catalytic Properties of Dealuminated BEA Zeolites
  • Influence of the H-Ferrierite Sample on the Selectivity of Skeletal N-Butene Isomerization
  • Study on the Lattice Defects in the Mixed Oxides of Neodymium and Alkaline Earth Elements and Their Role on the Oxidative Coupling of Methane
  • Molecular Mechanism of the Methane Dissociation on the Vanadium Oxides Clusters. DFT Calculations
  • Acidity, Activity and Micro-Kinetics Studies in an H-ZSM5
  • Microkinetic Model for Propane Activation over H-ZSM5
  • 13C MAS NMR Mechanistic Study of the Initial Stages of Propane Activation over Zn/H-MFI Catalyst
  • Dehydrogenation of Propane over Chromium-Based Catalysts
  • Catalytic Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde
  • Conversion of Gas Condensate over Metal-Containing MFI Catalysts
  • Coke Formation on Alumina and Alumina Supported Platinum Catalysts
  • Activation Studies of the Cs-Doped Cu/ZnO Catalyst for the Higher Alcohol Synthesis
  • Development of High Temperature Catalytic Reactors for Oxidative Conversion of Natural Gas
  • The Effect of Process Conditions on Product Formation in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
  • Mathematical Modeling of Steam Reforming Tubes with Shaped Particles
  • Application of NMR Microimaging for the Investigation of the Heterogeneous Catalytic Reactions Inside Catalyst Pellets and Fixed Catalyst Bed
  • Conclusions
  • Natural Gas as Feedstock
  • Sustainable Strategies for the Upgrading of Natural Gas.