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Recent Patents on Catalysis (Discontinued)
ISSN (Print): 2211-548X
ISSN (Online): 2211-5498
VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 2
DOI: 10.2174/2211548X11201020129









Patents Related to Methane Storage by Adsorption on Activated Carbon

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Author(s): Joanna Srenscek-Nazzal, Zvi C. Koren and Beata Michalkiewicz
Pages 129-136 (8)
Abstract:
Natural gas has emerged as a potential alternative to gasoline due to the increase in global energy demand, environmental concerns, and to its relatively low price. Highly porous carbonaceous materials are excellent adsorbents for natural gas and thus play an important role in the technology of adsorbed natural gas storage. This paper reviews various recent patents related to methane storage, particularly carbon adsorbent preparations for methane storage.
Keywords:
Activated carbon, adsorbents, carbonaceous materials, methane storage.
Affiliation:
West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Institute of Chemical and Environment Engineering, 70-322 Szczecin, Pulaskiego 10, Poland.