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Chapter 2

Production of Synthesis Gas

Synthesis gas is a mixture of hydrogen (H2) and carbon monoxide (CO). An overview is given of the main technology blocks involved in the production, purification and conditioning of synthesis gas. Reforming, gasification, water gas shift conversion and gas purification are discussed in the context of feed preparation for Fischer–Tropsch synthesis.

Print publication date: 15 Dec 2010
Copyright year: 2010
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-080-8
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-201-7
From the book series:
Catalysis Series