OD22 Sulfur-assisted Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane for the Production of Propylene

Tuesday, June 7, 2011: 11:20 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Zahra A. Premji, Chemistry, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
The use of sulfur compounds in the oxidative dehydrogenation of propane leads to lower amounts of by-products and high selectivity to propylene and ethylene. The observations gained from the interaction of H2S with the catalyst allows for a hypothesis of the mechanism of the reaction.

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