Patents by Inventor Sylvie Maury

Sylvie Maury 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
  • 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: 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: 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
  • Patent number: 10532345
    Abstract: The invention has as its object a method for preparation of catalysts based on cobalt substrates, implementing a concatenation of stages for impregnation, drying and calcination under particular conditions. The invention also relates to the use of said catalysts in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Sylvie Maury, Adrien Berliet
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190270687
    Abstract: A process for the isomerizing dehydration of a feedstock including a primary monoalcohol, alone or as a mixture, of formula R—CH2—OH, wherein R is a nonlinear alkyl radical of general formula CnH2n+1 where n is an integer between 3 and 20, the process taking place in the gas phase at a weighted average temperature between 275° C. and 400° C., at a pressure between 0.3 MPa and 1 MPa and at a WWH (weight per weight per hour) between 5 and 10 h?1, in the presence of a catalyst containing at least one silicic binder and at least one zeolite having at least one series of channels, the opening of which is defined by a ring of 8 oxygen atoms (8MR), process wherein vaporized feedstock entering the reactor has a weight content of water of from 4% to 35%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicants: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Sylvie MAURY, Vincent COUPARD, Thibault HEINZ, Guillaume DUPLAN, Joseph LOPEZ, Nikolai NESTERENKO
  • Publication number: 20190233348
    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: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Colin Dupont, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Thibault Heinz
  • Publication number: 20190194090
    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: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Nikolai Nesterenko, Colin Dupont, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Thibault Heinz
  • Publication number: 20190092706
    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
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Delphine Minoux, Nikolai Nesterenko, Cindy Adam, Walter Vermeiren, Philip De Smedt, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Nicolas Aribert
  • Patent number: 10099969
    Abstract: Isomerizing dehydration of feedstock containing a primary alcohol substituted in position 2 by an alkyl group in which the feedstock is heated to the reaction temperature by indirect heat exchange then vaporization by mixing with a diluent effluent, the diluted and vaporized feedstock being dehydrated in at least one dehydration reactor operating in gas phase at an inlet temperature comprised between 250 and 375° C., at a pressure comprised between 0.2 MPa and 1 MPa and at a WHSV comprised between 1 and 18 h?1, in the presence of a catalyst comprising a zeolite having at least one series of channels the opening of which is defined by a ring with 8 oxygen atoms (8MR) and a binder, the catalyst being coked beforehand in-situ or ex-situ, so as to produce a dehydration effluent, the latter being treated and separated into a diluent effluent, an alkenes effluent and a heavy hydrocarbons effluent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP Energies nouvelles
    Inventors: Tom Vivien, Sylvie Maury, Vincent Coupard, Delphine Bazer-Bachi, Nikolai Nesterenko, Nadiya Danilina
  • Publication number: 20180280939
    Abstract: The invention has as its object a method for preparation of catalysts based on cobalt substrates, implementing a concatenation of stages for impregnation, drying and calcination under particular conditions. The invention also relates to the use of said catalysts in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: IFP Energies Nouvelles
    Inventors: Sylvie MAURY, Adrien BERLIET
  • Patent number: 9902663
    Abstract: Production of a mixture of ethylene and propylene from a mixture containing ethanol and isopropanol and having a water content between 30 and 75 wt. % is obtained by a process comprising: a) contacting the mixture in a dehydration unit with a dehydration catalyst chosen from: an alumina (A) having a BET specific surface area between 200 and 350 m2/g, a mean mesopore diameter between 5 and 15 nm, a sodium content of less than 50 ppm by weight, and a sulphur content of less than 40 ppm by weight; and an alumina (B) having a BET specific surface area between 130 and 180 m2/g, a mean mesopore diameter between 14 and 20 nm, a sodium content between 300 and 600 ppm by weight, and a sulphur content between 800 and 1300 ppm by weight; b) withdrawing an effluent containing ethylene and propylene from the dehydration unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignees: IFP Energies nouvelles, TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Nicolas Aribert, Laure Brandhorst, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Tom Vivien
  • Patent number: 9902662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of a mixture of ethylene and propylene from a mixture containing ethanol and n-propanol and having a water content comprised between 30 and 75% by weight with respect to the total weight of the mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignees: IFP Energies nouvelles, TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY
    Inventors: Nicolas Aribert, Laure Brandhorst, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Tom Vivien
  • Publication number: 20170355650
    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: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Delphine Minoux, Nikolai Nesterenko, Cindy Adam, Walter Vermeiren, Philip De Smedt, Jean-Pierre Dath, Vincent Coupard, Sylvie Maury, Nicolas Aribert
  • Publication number: 20170341996
    Abstract: Isomerizing dehydration of feedstock containing a primary alcohol substituted in position 2 by an alkyl group in which the feedstock is heated to the reaction temperature by indirect heat exchange then vaporization by mixing with a diluent effluent, the diluted and vaporized feedstock being dehydrated in at least one dehydration reactor operating in gas phase at an inlet temperature comprised between 250 and 375° C., at a pressure comprised between 0.2 MPa and 1 MPa and at a WHSV comprised between 1 and 18 h?1, in the presence of a catalyst comprising a zeolite having at least one series of channels the opening of which is defined by a ring with 8 oxygen atoms (8MR) and a binder, the catalyst being coked beforehand in-situ or ex-situ, so as to produce a dehydration effluent, the latter being treated and separated into a diluent effluent, an alkenes effluent and a heavy hydrocarbons effluent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicants: TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY, IFP Energies nouvelles
    Inventors: Tom VIVIEN, Sylvie MAURY, Vincent COUPARD, Delphine BAZER-BACHI, Nikolai NESTERENKO, Nadiya DANILINA