Development of vanadium-phosphate catalysts for methanol production by selective oxidation of methane. Quarterly technical progress report No. 13, April 1996--June 1996

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This document is the thirteenth quarterly technical progress report under Contract No. DE-AC22-92PC92110 {open_quotes}Development of Vanadium-Phosphate Catalysts for Methanol Production by Selective Oxidation of Methane{close_quotes} and covers the period April-June 1996. The basic premise of this project is that vanadyl pyrophosphate (VPO), a catalyst used commercially in the selective oxidation of butane to maleic anhydride, can be developed as a catalyst for selective methane oxidation. Data supporting this idea include published reports indicating moderate to high selectivity in oxidation of ethane, propane, and pentane, as well as butane. Methane oxidation is a much more difficult reaction to catalyze than that ... continued below

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McCormick, R.L. & Alptekin, G.O. July 30, 1996.

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This document is the thirteenth quarterly technical progress report under Contract No. DE-AC22-92PC92110 {open_quotes}Development of Vanadium-Phosphate Catalysts for Methanol Production by Selective Oxidation of Methane{close_quotes} and covers the period April-June 1996. The basic premise of this project is that vanadyl pyrophosphate (VPO), a catalyst used commercially in the selective oxidation of butane to maleic anhydride, can be developed as a catalyst for selective methane oxidation. Data supporting this idea include published reports indicating moderate to high selectivity in oxidation of ethane, propane, and pentane, as well as butane. Methane oxidation is a much more difficult reaction to catalyze than that of other alkanes and it is expected that considerable modification of vanadyl pyrophosphate will be required for this application. It is well known that VPO can be modified extensively with a large number of different promoters and in particular that promoters can enhance selectivity and lower the temperature required for butane conversion.

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  • Other: DE97050229
  • Report No.: DOE/PC/92110--T13
  • Grant Number: AC22-92PC92110
  • DOI: 10.2172/415369 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 415369
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678539

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McCormick, R.L. & Alptekin, G.O. Development of vanadium-phosphate catalysts for methanol production by selective oxidation of methane. Quarterly technical progress report No. 13, April 1996--June 1996, report, July 30, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678539/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.