Patents Assigned to Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
  • Patent number: 8597500
    Abstract: A catalytic conversion process to convert inferior feedstock to high quality fuel oil and propylene is disclosed. Inferior feedstock is introduced into first and second reactor zone, wherein first step and second step reactions occur by contacting with catalytic conversion catalyst. Product vapors include fluid catalytic cracking gas oil (FGO) which is introduced into a hydrotreating unit and/or extraction unit to obtain hydrotreated FGO and/or extracted FGO. Hydrotreated FGO and/or extracted FGO returns to the first reactor zone and/or another catalytic cracking unit to obtain propylene and gasoline. The extracted oil of said FGO is rich in double ring aromatics and the raffinate of said FGO is rich in chain alkane and cycloalkane. More particularly, the invention utilizes petroleum oil resources efficiently for decreasing the yield of dry gas and coke significantly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC
    Inventors: Youhao Xu, Lishun Dai, Zhigang Zhang, Shouye Cui, Jianhong Gong, Chaogang Xie, Jun Long, Hong Nie, Zhijian Da, Jiushun Zhang, Tao Liu, Anguo Mao
  • Patent number: 8552074
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for preparing methanol, dimethyl ether, and low carbon olefins from syngas, wherein the process comprises the step of contacting syngas with a catalyst under the conditions for converting the syngas into methanol, dimethyl ether, and low carbon olefins, characterized in that, the catalyst contains an amorphous alloy consisting of components M and X wherein the component X represents an element B and/or P, the component M represents two or more elements selected from Group IIIA, IVA, VA, IB, IIB, IVB, VB, VIB, VIIB, VIII and Lanthanide series of the Periodic Table of Elements. According to the present process, the syngas can be converted into methanol, dimethyl ether, and low carbon olefins in a high CO conversion, a high selectivity of the target product, and high carbon availability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC
    Inventors: Qiang Fu, Xiaoxin Zhang, Yibin Luo, Xuhong Mu, Baoning Zong
  • Patent number: 8541630
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for producing dimethyl ether from methanol, which is characterized in that the absorbing liquid used in said absorbing column is the bottom liquid of DME-fractionating column and/or bottom waste water of the methanol-recovering column. Said process can significantly reduce energy consumption of the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC
    Inventors: Xiangbo Guo, Zheng Li, Qiang Li, Chaogang Xie, Keyong Yang, Anguo Mao, Xueliang Chang, Genquan Zhu
  • Patent number: 8529753
    Abstract: Disclosed is a combined process for hydrotreating and catalytic cracking of residue, wherein the residue, catalytic cracking heavy cycle oil with acidic solid impurity being removed, optional distillate oil and adistillate of catalytic cracking slurry oil from which the acidic solid impurity is removed are fed into residue hydrotreating unit, the hydrogenated residue obtained and optional vacuum gas oil are fed into catalytic cracking unit to obtain various products; the catalytic cracking heavy cycle oil from which the acidic solid impurity is removed is circulated to the residue hydrotreating unit; the catalytic cracking slurry oil is separated by distilling, the distillate of the catalytic cracking slurry oil after removing off the acidic solid impurity is circulated to the residue hydrotreating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignees: Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Chuanfeng Niu, Lishun Dai, Yongcan Gao, Dadong Li, Yahua Shi, Hong Nie, Qinghe Yang
  • Publication number: 20130220889
    Abstract: A method for improving yield of petroleum hydrocarbon distillate in a distillation tower (6) comprises: preheating raw oil of petroleum hydrocarbon ready for fractionation; feeding it to a vaporization section (11) through a pressure feed system (3) under a pressure 100-1000 kPa higher than the vaporization section (11) of the distillation tower (6) for simultaneous atomizing and vaporizing; then feeding it to a fractionation section (13) for distillation-separation; and finally, discharging distillate product from the top and/or side of the tower and unvaporized heavy oil from the bottom. A distillation tower (6) for improving yield of petroleum hydrocarbon distillate comprises a vaporization section (11) and a fractionation section (13), and further comprises a pressure feed system (3) for feeding the raw oil of petroleum hydrocarbon ready for fractionation under a pressure 100-1000 kPa higher than that in the vaporization section (11) of the distillation tower (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicants: RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM PROCESSING, SINOPEC, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zhanzhu Zhang, Junyi Mao, Shuandi Hou, Ya Qin, Qing Yuan, Kejia Xu, Tongwang Zhang, Shaobing Wang, Hongliang Qu, Xiaojin Tang, Zhenxing Zhu, Tao Huang
  • Patent number: 8500828
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a bio-diesel, comprising the steps of, in the presence of an additional free fatty acid source, reacting a raw oil-fat with C1-C6 monohydric alcohol in a reactor, and separating fatty acid esters from the reacted materials, so as to produce the bio-diesel, wherein the amount of the free fatty acid in the free fatty acid source ranges from 2-100 wt % and is higher than the amount of the free fatty acid in the raw fat-oil. The present process can increase the fatty acid ester yield and purity of raw oil-fats having a low reaction activity, and has a high adaptability to raw materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Haijing Wang, Zexue Du, Enze Min, Guoqiang Gao
  • Patent number: 8475650
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pre-passivation process for a continuous reforming apparatus prior to the reaction, or a passivation process for a continuous reforming apparatus during the initial reaction, comprising loading a reforming catalyst into the continuous reforming apparatus, starting the gas circulation and raising the temperature of a reactor, injecting sulfide into the gas at a reactor temperature ranging from 100-650° C., controlling the sulfur amount in the recycle gas within a range of 0.5-100×10?6 L/L so as to passivate the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Jieguang Wang, Aizeng Ma, Jianqiang Ren, Changqing Ji, Xinkuan Zhang, Hengfang Chen, Yajun Zhao
  • Patent number: 8476477
    Abstract: A process for preparing polyoxymethylene dimethyl ethers from methanol is disclosed. For example, the process comprises contacting methanol with at least one oxidant in the presence of at least one catalyst wherein the at least one catalyst comprises at least one Group VIB metal component, such as in an amount of from about 0.5 to about 50 wt % (in terms of metal oxide) and at least one Group VIII metal component, such as in an amount of from about 0.2 to about 20 wt % (in terms of metal oxide), and at least one molecular sieve having acidic catalytic activity, such as in an amount of from about 40 to about 95 wt %, based on the total weight of the at least one catalyst for a time sufficient to obtain polyoxymethylene dimethyl ethers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Peng Yu, Jingsong Liu, Junfeng Rong, Changzhi Shi, Qiang Fu, Jin Wang, Wei Zhang, Xuhua Zhou
  • Patent number: 8373013
    Abstract: A process for combining the catalytic conversion of organic oxygenates and the catalytic conversion of hydrocarbons: an organic oxygenate feedstock is contacted with a Y-zeolite containing catalyst to produce a reaction stream, and a coked catalyst and a product stream are obtained after separating the reaction stream; a hydrocarbon feedstock is contacted with a Y-zeolite containing catalyst to produce a reaction stream, a spent catalyst and a reaction oil vapor are obtained after separating the reaction stream, and the reaction oil vapor is further separated to give the products such as gas, gasoline and the like; a part or all of the coked catalyst and a part or all of the spent catalyst enter the regenerator for the coke-burning regeneration, and the regenerated catalyst is divided into two portions, wherein one portion returns to be contacted with the hydrocarbon feedstock, and the other portion, after cooling, returns to be contacted with the organic oxygenate feedstock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC
    Inventors: Wenhua Xie, Genquan Zhu, Qiang Fu, Zhiguo Wu, Shaobing Yu, Yihua Yang, Qiang Liu, Zhiqiang Qiao, Xuhong Mu, Chaogang Xie, Yibin Luo, Jiushun Zhang, Xingtian Shu
  • Patent number: 8349756
    Abstract: A noble metal-containing titanosilicate material, characterized in that said material is represented with the oxide form of xTiO2.100SiO2.yEOm.zE, wherein x ranges from 0.001 to 50.0; (y+z) ranges from 0.0001 to 20.0 and y/z<5; E represents one or more noble metals selected from the group consisting of Ru, Rh, Pd, Re, Os, Ir, Pt, Ag and Au; m is a number satisfying the oxidation state of E. The crystal grains of said material contain a hollow structure, or a sagging structure. In said material, the synergistic effect between the noble metal and the titanosilicate are enhanced. As compared with the prior art, the selectivity, catalytic activity and stability of the reaction product are obviously increased in the oxidation reaction, e.g. the reaction for preparing propylene oxide by epoxidation of propylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Min Lin, Chunfeng Shi, Jun Long, Bin Zhu, Xingtian Shu, Xuhong Mu, Yibin Luo, Xieqing Wang, Yingchun Ru
  • Publication number: 20130001129
    Abstract: A catalytic conversion process for increasing the cetane number barrel of diesel, in which contacting the feedstock oil with a catalytic cracking catalyst having a relatively homogeneous activity containing mainly the large pore zeolites in a catalytic conversion reactor, wherein the reaction temperature, residence time of oil vapors and weight ratio of the catalyst/feedstock oil are sufficient to obtain a reaction product containing from about 12 to about 60% by weight of a fluid catalytic cracking gas oil relative to the weight of the feedstock oil and containing a diesel; the reaction temperature ranges from about 420° C. to about 550° C.; the residence time of oil vapors ranges from about 0.1 to about 5 seconds; the weight ratio of the catalytic cracking catalyst/feedstock oil is about 1-about 10. The fluid catalytic cracking gas oil is fed into other unit for further treatment or is fed back to the initial catalytic conversion reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicants: Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Youhao Xu, Jianhong Gong, Congli Cheng, Shouye Cui, Zhihai Hu, Yun Chen
  • Patent number: 8334231
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hydrocracking catalyst comprising a moulded composite support of a zeolite molecular sieve with alumina, at least one of VIII Group metal components, at least one of VIB Group metal components and an organic additive; said organic additive is one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of oxygen-containing or nitrogen-containing organic compounds; the content of said zeolite molecular sieve is 3˜60 wt %, the content of said alumina is 10˜80 wt %, and the content of said organic additive is 0.1˜40 wt % based on the weight of said catalyst; the content of said VIII Group metal component is 1˜15 wt % and the content of said VIB Group metal component is 5˜40 wt % as calculated on oxide and based on the weight of said catalyst. The present invention relates also to a preparation method of said hydrocracking catalyst and use of the catalyst in the hydrocracking process of hydrocarbon oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, SINOPEC
    Inventors: Yichao Mao, Hong Nie, Jianwei Dong, Zhenlin Xiong, Zhihai Hu, Yahua Shi, Dadong Li
  • Publication number: 20120292230
    Abstract: The invention discloses a catalyst and a method for cracking hydrocarbons. The catalyst comprises, calculated by dry basis, 10˜65 wt % ZSM-5 zeolite, 0˜60 wt % clay, 15˜60 wt % inorganic oxide binder, 0.5˜15 wt % one or more metal additives selected from the metals of Group VIIIB and 2˜25 wt % P additive, in which the metal additive is calculated by metal oxide and the P additive is calculated by P2O5. The method for cracking hydrocarbons using this catalyst increases the yield of FCC liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and the octane number of FCC gasoline, as well as it increases the concentration of propylene in LPG dramatically.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicants: Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Long, Wenbin Jiang, Mingde Xu, Huiping Tian, Yibin Luo, Xingtian Shu, Jishun Zhang, Beiyan Chen, Haitao Song
  • Patent number: 8309486
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composite solid acid catalyst consisting of from 50%-80% by weight of a porous inorganic support, from 15% to 48% by weight of a heteropoly compound loaded thereon, and from 2% to 6% by weight of an inorganic acid. The present invention further provides a process for preparing said composite solid acid catalyst and a process for conducting an alkylation reaction by using such catalyst. The composite solid acid catalyst of the present invention has the acid sites type of Brönsted acid and has an acid sites density of not less than 1.4×10?3 mol H+/g. Moreover, said composite solid acid catalyst has the homogeneous acid strength distribution, and is a solid acid catalyst having excellent performances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Yigong He, Zheng Man, Xuhong Mu
  • Patent number: 8304582
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fluidized catalytic process for production of dimethyl ether from methanol, wherein said process is carried out in a reactor in which the catalyst is in a fluidized state. Said process comprises the following steps of (1) feeding the methanol feedstock via two or more locations selected from the bottom, lower part, middle part and upper part of the reactor, contacting with the catalyst for preparation of dimethyl ether by methanol dehydration, carrying out the reaction of preparing dimethyl ether by methanol dehydration to obtain the reaction stream, separating said reaction stream to obtain a coked catalyst and a crude product primarily containing the target product, i.e. dimethyl ether; (2) totally or partially feeding the coked catalyst obtained in step (1) into a regenerator in a continuous or batch manner for regeneration via coke-burning, the regenerated catalyst being directly recycled to step (1) after being totally or partially cooled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Zheng Li, Qiang Fu, Chaogang Xie, Minggang Li, Anguo Mao, Lisheng Li, Genquan Zhu, Fengmei Zhang, Yi bin Luo
  • Patent number: 8288573
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for preparing a bio-diesel, comprising, in the presence of an alkaline metal compound, reacting an oil-fat with C1-C6 monohydric alcohol in a reactor at a reaction temperature of from 130 to 280° C. and a reaction pressure of from 1 to 12 MPa, separating fatty acid esters from the reacted materials, so as to produce the bio-diesel, wherein said alkaline metal compound is present in an amount of 0.001-0.07 wt %, in terms of the metal thereof, relative to the weight of the oil-fat. The process provided in the present invention has the advantages of great throughput and high yield of the bio-diesel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Haijing Wang, Zexue Du, Enze Min, Guoqiang Gao
  • Patent number: 8273930
    Abstract: A process for producing ethylene from ethanol combining the catalytic conversion of hydrocarbons: an ethanol feedstock is contacted with a Y-zeolite containing catalyst to give a product stream, and a coked catalyst and an target product of ethylene are obtained after separating the reaction stream; a hydrocarbon feedstock is contacted with a Y-zeolite containing catalyst to give a product stream, a spent catalyst and an oil vapor are obtained after separating the reaction stream, and the oil vapor is further separated to give the products such as gas, gasoline and the like; a part or all of the coked catalyst and a part or all of the spent catalyst enter the regenerator for the coke-burning regeneration, and the regenerated catalyst is divided into two portions, wherein one portion returns to be contacted with the hydrocarbon feedstock, and the other portion, after cooling, returns to be contacted with ethanol feedstock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Zhiguo Wu, Wenhua Xie, Chaogang Xie, Qiang Liu, Xuhong Mu, Jiushun Zhang, Yibin Luo, Xingtian Shu, Chenghan Yan
  • Patent number: 8263007
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a slurry bed loop reactor comprising a riser and at least one downcomer (3), wherein two ends of the riser are connected to two ends of the downcomer (3) via lines (16) and (7), respectively. The riser comprises a reaction section (1) and a settling section (2) with an increased tube diameter disposed on the reaction section (1). A gas outlet (13) exists at the top of the settling section (2). Each of the downcomers (3) is divided into a filtrate section (5) and a slurry section (6) by filter medium (4), wherein the filtrate section (5) is connected to a liquid outlet (10); two ends of the slurry section (6) are respectively connected to two ends of the riser, and the filtrate region (5) may further be connected to a back purging system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Zhanzhu Zhang, Lifeng Hu, Xiaojin Tang, Shaobing Wang, Shuandi Hou, Junyi Mao, Hongliang Qu
  • Patent number: 8202816
    Abstract: An adsorbent for desulfurizing cracking gasoline or diesel fuel comprising 1) pillared clay, (2) inorganic oxide binder, (3) an oxide of one or more metals selected from Groups IIB, VB and VIB, and (4) at least one metal accelerant selected from cobalt, nickel, iron and manganese. The adsorbent exhibits excellent abrasion-resistant strength and desulfurization performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Research Institute of Petroleum Processing, Sinopec
    Inventors: Jun Long, Huiping Tian, Wei Lin
  • Publication number: 20120124896
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a diesel composition, which comprises a base diesel and an additive composition, characterized in that said base diesel comprises biodiesel, and said additive composition comprises component (a) and component (b), wherein said component (a) is an arylamine-type antioxidant, and said component (b) is one or more polyamines or derivatives thereof. The diesel composition of the present invention has a superior oxidation stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicants: RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM PROCESSING, SINOPEC, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jianmin Lin, Yongguang Zhang, Jianrong Zhang, Hang Li, Shuai Li