Conversion of Methane to Syngas by a Membrane-Based Oxidation-Reforming Process

C.S. Chen, Chusheng Chen, Shao-Jie Feng, S. Ran, Du-Chun Zhu, W. Liu, Wei Liu, Henricus J.M. Bouwmeester

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Two processes in one space: Methane, the main component of natural gas, can be converted into syngas efficiently in a two-stage oxygen-permeable ceramic membrane reactor by means of integrated oxidation and reforming processes (see picture). This could be a cheaper alternative to the current steam-reforming of methane.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)5196-5198
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie, International Edition in English
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • IR-71917
  • Syngas
  • METIS-215287
  • Membranes
  • Oxygen
  • Methane
  • Ceramics

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