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Promotion of Cobalt Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts with Noble Metals: a Review

Abstract : Fischer-Tropsch synthesis is a major part of XTL (X-To-Liquids, with X = Gas, Biomass or Coal) technologies, which converts syngas into clean hydrocarbon fuels. Cobalt catalysts supported by inorganic oxides appear to be a reasonable compromise for the synthesis of long-chain paraffins and waxes. The efficiency of Fischer-Tropsch technology strongly depends on the performance of cobalt catalysts. Promotion of cobalt catalysts with noble metals results in a significant increase in Fischer-Tropsch catalytic activity. This paper reviews different effects on the structure and catalytic performance of cobalt supported Fischer-Tropsch catalysts which arise from the promotion with noble metals. Both catalytic performance and catalyst cost seem to be major criteria in the design of efficient cobalt Fischer-Tropsch catalysts.
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F. Diehl, A. Y. Khodakov. Promotion of Cobalt Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts with Noble Metals: a Review. Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue d'IFP Energies nouvelles, Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP), 2009, 64 (1), pp.11-24. ⟨10.2516/ogst:2008040⟩. ⟨hal-02001401⟩



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