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Catalytic oxidative dehydrogenation process and catalyst

United States Patent

5,905,180
May 18, 1999
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Olefins from High Yield Autothermal Reforming Process
A process for the production of a mono-olefin from a gaseous paraffinic hydrocarbon having at least two carbon atoms or mixtures thereof comprising reacting said hydrocarbons and molecular oxygen in the presence of a platinum catalyst. The catalyst consists essentially of platinum modified with Sn or Cu and supported on a ceramic monolith.
Yokoyama; Chikafumi (Tokyo, JP), Bharadwaj; Sameer S. (Minneapolis, MN), Schmidt; Lanny D. (Minneapolis, MN)
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08/ 720,562
September 30, 1996