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Research Article

Chemical Looping Combustion of Methane: A Technology Development View

Table 1

Stoichiometric chemical reactions for CLC of methane.

Oxygen carrierReaction in fuel reactorReaction in air reactor

NiO4NiO + CH4(g) = 4Ni + 2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Ni + 0.5O2(g) = NiO
CuO4CuO + CH4(g) = 4Cu +2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Cu + 0.5O2(g) = CuO
CoO4CoO + CH4(g) = 4Co +2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Co + 0.5O2(g) = CoO
CaSO4CaSO4 + CH4(g) = CaS +2H2O(g) + CO2(g)CaS + 2O2 = CaSO4
Na2SO4Na2SO4 + CH4(g) = Na2S + 2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Na2S + 2O2 = Na2SO4
Fe2O31.33Fe2O3 + CH4(g) = 2.66Fe + 2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Fe + 0.75O2(g) = 0.5Fe2O3
Fe3O4 + 0.25O2(g) = 1.5Fe2O3
FeO + 0.25O2(g) = 0.5Fe2O3
Mn2O31.33Mn2O3 + CH4(g) = 2.66Mn + 2H2O(g) + CO2(g)Mn + 0.75O2(g) = 0.5Mn2O3
MnO + 0.25O2(g) = 0.5Mn2O3

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