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Carbon Sciences to Demonstrate Novel Syngas Catalyst (update)

8:41 AM MST | January 30, 2012 | Alex Scott

Carbon Sciences (Santa Barbara, CA), a technology start-up company, says it is on track to demonstrate the use of a proprietary steam reforming catalyst for converting natural gas into synthetic gas (syngas) by year end. The catalyst features nickel and cobalt.  "We believe that given the unique characteristics of the catalyst, it will be available as a drop-in replacement for existing catalysts, with the benefit of significantly reducing the steam-to-methane ratio, which is currently at 3-to-1," says Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences.  ...

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