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Efficient scrubbing of mercury vapour from natural gas streams has been demonstrated both in the laboratory and on an industrial scale, using chlorocuprate(ii) ionic liquids impregnated on high surface area porous solid supports, resulting in the effective removal of mercury vapour from natural gas streams. This material has been commercialised for use within the petroleum gas production industry, and has currently been running continuously for three years on a natural gas plant in Malaysia. Here we report on the chemistry underlying this process, and demonstrate the transfer of this technology from gram to ton scale.
- Ionic Liquids, mercury capture, Hycapure-Hg
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John Holbrey (Speaker)16 May 2017
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation
John Holbrey (Invited speaker)09 Dec 2015 → 11 Dec 2015
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference