Patents by Inventor Nikolai Nesterenko

Nikolai Nesterenko 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).

  • Publication number: 20210101850
    Abstract: Process for preparing a catalyst composition containing a modified crystalline aluminosilicate and a binder, wherein the catalyst composition comprises from 5 to 95% by weight of crystalline aluminosilicate as based on the total weight of the catalyst composition, the process being remarkable in that it comprises a step of steaming said crystalline aluminosilicate: at a temperature ranging from 100° C. to 380° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Colin Dupont, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Thibault Heinz
  • Patent number: 10961172
    Abstract: A process for purifying an olefinic feedstock containing olefins with 4 carbon atoms and impurities including isobutanal, ethanol and acetone, the process including a pre-treatment containing at least one step of eliminating the ethanol and the water present in the olefinic feedstock and a step of simultaneously eliminating the isobutanal and the acetone, by passing the feedstock from the pre-treatment over at least one fixed bed of at least one adsorbent containing at least one material with a zeolite framework, the material with a zeolite framework being chosen from zeolites, AIPOs, SAPOs and mixtures thereof; the step of simultaneously eliminating the isobutanal and the acetone being carried out at a temperature of between 0 and 200° C., at a pressure of 0.1 to 10 MPa and with an hourly space velocity of the feedstock over the fixed bed of 0.1 to 10 h?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: IFP Energies nouvelles, TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Karin Barthelet, Emmanuelle Bracco, Vincent Coupard, Nikolai Nesterenko
  • Publication number: 20210078918
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for dehydrating alcohols to olefins, comprising a reaction step and a catalyst selectivation step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicants: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Nicolas ARIBERT, Vincent COUPARD, Nikolai NESTERENKO, Christophe THILLE, Julie MOUNIER
  • Publication number: 20210078919
    Abstract: A method for isomeris ng dehydration in the presence of a specific catalyst, to produce at least one alkene, carried out on a feedstock containing a non-linear primary monoalcohol, where the catalyst includes a zeolite having a series of 8MR channels and a binder having certain pore volume, which catalyst is multilobe-shaped and has characteristics including certain average mesopore volume Vm, and mesopores having a certain diameter, an average certain macropore volume VM, the macropores having a certain diameter, and certain average micropore volume V?, the micropores having a certain diameter, and the catalyst has a certain exposed geometric area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicants: IFP Energies nouvelles, TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Sylvie MAURY, Vincent COUPARD, Delphine BAZER-BACHI, Joseph LOPEZ, Nikolai NESTERENKO, Guillaume DUPLAN, Colin DUPONT
  • Patent number: 10899682
    Abstract: Process for preparing a catalyst composition containing a modified crystalline aluminosilicate and a binder, wherein the catalyst composition comprises from 5 to 95% by weight of crystalline aluminosilicate as based on the total weight of the catalyst composition, the process being remarkable in that it comprises a step of steaming said crystalline aluminosilicate: at a temperature ranging from 100° C. to 380° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: TOTAL REFINING & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Colin Dupont, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Thibault Heinz
  • Patent number: 10894246
    Abstract: Catalyst compositions comprising an inorganic porous material with pore diameters of at least 2 nm and of crystals of molecular sieve, characterized in that the crystals of molecular sieve have an average diameter, measured by scanning electron microscopy, not bigger than 50 nm, and in that the catalyst composition presents a concentration of acid sites ranges from 50 to 1200 ?mol/g measured by TPD NH3 adsorption; and the XRD pattern of said catalyst composition is the same as the X ray diffraction pattern of said inorganic porous material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Kok-Giap Haw, Jean-Michel Goupil, Jean-Pierre Gilson, Valentin Valtchev, Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux, Jean-Pierre Dath
  • Publication number: 20200392418
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process of catalytic conversion by hydrocracking of paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons from a naphtha feedstock (1) to propylene, the process comprising the steps of providing a naphtha feedstock (1) containing one or more paraffins comprising 4 to 10 carbon atoms; and contacting said naphtha feedstock (1) with a catalyst composition in the presence of hydrogen in a reaction zone under hydrocracking conditions; wherein the catalyst composition consists of one or more zeolite catalysts comprising acid 10-membered ring channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Raoul Dethier, Valérie Vanrysselberghe, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Publication number: 20200392415
    Abstract: The invention relates to Process of catalytic conversion by hydrocracking of paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons from a naphtha feedstock to propane, the process comprising the steps of providing a naphtha feedstock containing one or more paraffin comprising 4 to 10 carbon atoms and no olefins; and contacting said naphtha feedstock with a catalyst composition in the presence of hydrogen in a reaction zone under hydrocracking conditions; wherein the catalyst composition consists of one or more zeolite catalysts comprising acid 10-membered ring channels containing no added metals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Raoul Dethier, Valérie Vanrysselberghe, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Publication number: 20200392055
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process of catalytic conversion by dehydro steam cracking of paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons from a naphtha feedstock to propylene in presence of steam, comprising the following steps: a. providing a naphtha feedstock (1) containing one or more paraffins and/or naphthene's comprising 4 to 10 carbons atoms; b. contacting (3) said naphtha feedstock (1) with a catalyst composition in the presence of steam in a reaction zone under dehydro steam cracking conditions at a temperature of at most 650° C., resulting in the production of an effluent (5); c. recovering the effluent of step b) and separating (7) it into a converted fraction (9) and an unconverted fraction (11), wherein the unconverted fraction (11) comprises propane and one or more paraffins comprising 4 to 10 carbons atoms; and d.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Raoul Dethier, Valérie Vanrysselberghe, Wolfgang Garcia
  • Publication number: 20200385324
    Abstract: A process for purifying an olefinic feedstock containing olefins with 4 carbon atoms and impurities including isobutanal, ethanol and acetone, the process including a pre-treatment containing at least one step of eliminating the ethanol and the water present in the olefinic feedstock and a step of simultaneously eliminating the isobutanal and the acetone, by passing the feedstock from the pre-treatment over at least one fixed bed of at least one adsorbent containing at least one material with a zeolite framework, the material with a zeolite framework being chosen from zeolites, AIPOs, SAPOs and mixtures thereof; the step of simultaneously eliminating the isobutanal and the acetone being carried out at a temperature of between 0 and 200° C., at a pressure of 0.1 to 10 MPa and with an hourly space velocity of the feedstock over the fixed bed of 0.1 to 10 h?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicants: IFP Energies nouvelles, TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Karin BARTHELET, Emmanuelle BRACCO, Vincent COUPARD, Nikolai NESTERENKO
  • Patent number: 10851028
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for dehydration of a mono-alcohol, or of a mixture of at least two mono-alcohols, having at least 2 carbon atoms and at most 7 carbon atoms into olefins having the same number of carbons, wherein the process uses a catalyst composition that comprises a modified crystalline aluminosilicate has an acidity between 350 and 500 ?mol/g that comprises, and further wherein the catalyst composition is obtained by a process comprising the steps of providing a crystalline aluminosilicate having a Si/Al framework molar ratio greater than 10; and steaming said crystalline aluminosilicate, or said shaped and/or calcined crystalline aluminosilicate at a temperature ranging from 100° C. to 380° C.; and under a gas phase atmosphere, without liquid, containing from 5 wt % to 100 wt % of steam; at a pressure ranging from 2 to 200 bars; at a partial pressure of H2O from 2 bars to 200 bars; and said steaming being performed during at least 30 min and up to 144 h.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignees: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Colin Dupont, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Thibault Heinz
  • Patent number: 10773250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition comprising a modified crystalline aluminosilicate of the Framework Type FER having Si/Al framework molar/ratio greater than 20 characterized in that in said modified crystalline aluminosilicate the ratio between the strong acid sites and the weak acid sites, S/W, is lower than 1.0 and having the extra framework aluminum (EFAL) content lowered to less than 10 wt % preferably 5 wt % even more preferably less than 2 wt % measured by 27Al MAS NMR. The present invention further relates to a process for producing olefins from alcohols in presence of said catalyst composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux, Nadiya Danilina, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury
  • Publication number: 20200261857
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for preparing a MeAPO-18 supported membrane comprising a MeAPO-18 crystal layer on a porous support, wherein the obtained MeAPO-18 supported membrane as a lamellar crystal morphology. The invention is also directed to the said membranes and to their use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Elena Borodina, Daniel Curulla-Ferre, Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux
  • Patent number: 10604456
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method for dehydration of alcohols into olefins comprising an improved step for recovery of unreacted alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP Energies nouvelles
    Inventors: Kirill Drobyshev, Vincent Coupard, Jean-Christophe Gabelle, Nikolai Nesterenko, Christophe Thille
  • Publication number: 20200078776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition comprising a modified crystalline aluminosilicate of the Framework Type FER having Si/Al framework molar/ratio greater than 20 characterized in that in said modified crystalline aluminosilicate the ratio between the strong acid sites and the weak acid sites, S/W, is lower than 1.0 and having the extra framework aluminum (EFAL) content lowered to less than 10 wt % preferably 5 wt % even more preferably less than 2 wt % measured by 27Al MAS NMR. The present invention further relates to a process for producing olefins from alcohols in presence of said catalyst composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux, Nadiya Danilina, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury
  • Patent number: 10544067
    Abstract: The present invention is a process for dehydrating an alcohol to prepare corresponding olefin(s), comprising: (a) providing a feed (A) comprising at least an alcohol having at least 2 carbon atoms, and preferably at most 5 carbon atoms, or a mixture thereof optionally water, optionally an inert component, in a dehydration unit, (b) placing the feed (A) into contact with an acidic catalyst in a reaction zone of said dehydration unit at conditions effective to dehydrate at least a portion of the alcohol to make an olefin or a mixture of olefins having the same number of carbon atoms as the alcohol, (c) recovering from said dehydration unit an effluent (B) comprising: an olefin or a mixture of olefins, water, undesired by-products including aldehydes and lighter products resulting from degradation of said aldehydes under the conditions of step (b), optionally unconverted alcohol(s) if any, optionally the inert component, wherein, said feed (A)-providing step (a) comprises adding an effective amount of one
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Delphine Minoux, Nikolai Nesterenko, Cindy Adam, Walter Vermeiren, Philip De Smedt, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Nicolas Aribert
  • Publication number: 20200002244
    Abstract: Process for selective the conversion of primary C4 alcohol into propylene comprising: contacting a stream (1) containing essentially a primary C4 alcohol with at least one catalyst at a temperature ranging from 150° C. to 500° C. and at pressure ranging from 0.01 MPa to 10 MPa conditions effective to transform said primary C4 alcohol into an effluent stream (2, 5) containing essentially propylene, carbon monoxide and di-hydrogen, said transformation of primary C4 alcohol comprising at least a reaction of decarbonylation and optionally a decarboxylation reaction, said at least one catalyst comprising a support being a non-acidic i.e. having a TPD NH3 of less than 50 preferably less than 40 ?mol/g and optionally a non-basic catalyst i.e. having a TPD CO2 of less than 100 preferably less than 50 ?mol/g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Walter Vermeiren, Delphine Minoux, Jean-Pierre Dath
  • Patent number: 10512903
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition comprising a modified crystalline aluminosilicate of the Framework Type FER having Si/Al framework molar ratio greater than 20 characterized in that in said modified crystalline aluminosilicate the ratio between the strong acid sites and the weak acid sites, S/W, is lower than 1.0 and having the extra framework aluminum (EFAL) content lowered to less than 10 wt % preferably 5 wt % even more preferably less than 2 wt % measured by 27 Al MAS NMR. The present invention further relates to a process for producing olefins from alcohols in presence of said catalyst composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux, Nadiya Danilina, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury
  • Patent number: 10472300
    Abstract: The present invention is a process for dehydrating an alcohol to prepare a corresponding olefin, comprising: (a) providing a composition (A) comprising at least an alcohol having at least 2 carbon atoms, optionally water, optionally an inert component, in a dehydration unit, (b) placing the composition (A) into contact with an acidic catalyst in a reaction zone of said dehydration unit at conditions effective to dehydrate at least a portion of the alcohol to make a corresponding olefin, (c) recovering from said dehydration unit an effluent (B) comprising: at least an olefin, water, undesired by-products including aldehydes and light products, optionally unconverted alcohol(s), optionally the inert component, wherein, said composition (A)—providing step (a) comprises adding an effective amount of one or more sulfur containing compound capable to reduce the undesired by-products by comparison with a non introduction of such sulfur containing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignees: Total Research & Technology Feluy, IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Delphine Minoux, Nikolai Nesterenko, Cindy Adam, Walter Vermeiren, Philip De Smedt, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Nicolas Aribert
  • Patent number: 10464053
    Abstract: A method to make a phosphorus modified zeolite can include providing a zeolite having at least one ten member ring, making an ion-exchange, steaming the zeolite, and introducing phosphorus on the zeolite. The zeolite can be mixed with one or more binders and shaping additives, and then shaped. A metal can be introduced, and the catalyst can be washed, calcined, and steamed in an equilibration step. The steaming can be at performed at a steam severity (X) of at least about 2. The steaming can be performed at a temperature above 625° C. The catalyst can be used in alcohol dehydration, olefin cracking, MTO processes, and alkylation of aromatics by alcohols with olefins and/or alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Delphine Minoux, Cindy Adam, Jean-Pierre Dath