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Natural gas dehydration process and apparatus

United States Patent

6,789,288
September 14, 2004
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A process and corresponding apparatus for dehydrating gas, especially natural gas. The process includes an absorption step and a membrane pervaporation step to regenerate the liquid sorbent.
Wijmans; Johannes G. (Menlo Park, CA), Ng; Alvin (Palo Alto, CA), Mairal; Anurag P. (Fremont, CA)
Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA)
10/ 280,147
20040079228
October 25, 2002
This invention was made in part with Government support under SBIR award number DE-FG03-01ER83272, awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.