The catalytic effects of sulfur in ethane dehydroaromatization

Farnoosh Goodarzi, Lars P. Hansen, Stig Helveg, Jerrik Jørgen Mielby, Thoa T M Nguyen, Finn Joensen, Søren Kegnæs*

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Abstract

In this work, we investigated the catalytic effect of adding sulfur on Zn/ZSM-5 catalyst for direct conversion of ethane to aromatics. We show that the continuous addition of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) effectively stabilizes zinc, prevents coking and results in a highly selective and stable catalyst. Considering the high content of sulfur in shale gas resources, these results highlight the importance of investigating catalysts under realistic operating conditions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalChemical Communications
Volume56
Pages (from-to)5378-5381
ISSN1359-7345
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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