Patents by Inventor Jorge P. Miller

Jorge P. Miller has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5243098
    Abstract: Lower alkanols are prepared from corresponding alkanes by reacting the lower alkane with a metal halide to produce a lower alkyl halide which, in turn, is reacted with magnesium oxide to form the corresponding lower alkanol. A continuous fluidized-bed system is provided for conducting the necessary reactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 7, 1993
    Assignee: Energia Andina Ltd.
    Inventors: Jorge P. Miller, Miguel Kling
  • Patent number: 5157193
    Abstract: Controlled ratios of ethylene to propylene are obtained in almost quantitative yields from catalytic dehydration of methanol when selected molecular sieve zeolites are used as catalysts and the methanol starting material is diluted with varying amounts of steam or inert gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 20, 1992
    Assignee: Energia Andina Ltd.
    Inventor: Jorge P. Miller
  • Patent number: 4967034
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the vapor phase alkylation of alkanes or aromatic hydrocarbons comprising (a) adsorbing an alkene on a dry cation exchange resin in its hydrogen form and (b) reacting said adsorbed alkene with at least one alkane or at least one aromatic hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 30, 1990
    Assignee: Energia Andina Ltd.
    Inventors: Jorge P. Miller, Miguel F. Kling