Process for removing metals from hydrocarbons.

Robin Don Rogers (Inventor), John Holbrey (Inventor), Hector Rodriguez Martinez (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


This invention relates to a process for removing metals, particularly mercury, from hydrocarbon streams by use of an ionic liq., where in the metal-contg. hydrocarbon stream is contacted with an ionic liq. to produce a product hydrocarbon stream having reduced mercury content. [on SciFinder(R)]
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2010116165A2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2010

Bibliographical note

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CAPLUS AN 2010:1283931(Patent)


  • metal removal hydrocarbon ionic liq
  • mercury cadmium lead removal petroleum demetalation ionic liq

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