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Cosmo Oil Co. | Date: 2016-10-04

Provided are: a novel yeast having an ability to efficiently produce ethanol from glucose and xylose in a short time in the coexistence of the glucose and the xylose; and a method for producing ethanol using the novel yeast. A yeast, which was designated as Candida intermedia 4-6-4T2 and was deposited as FERN BP-11509.


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Japan Oil, Gas, Metals National Corporation, INPEX Corporation, Nippon Oil Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Cosmo Oil Co. and Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co. | Date: 2016-09-22

Hydrocarbon oil obtained by Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis reaction using a catalyst within a slurry bed reactor is fractionated into a distilled oil and a column bottom oil in a rectifying column, part of the column bottom oil is flowed into a first transfer line that connects a column bottom of the rectifying column to a hydrocracker, at least part of the column bottom oil is flowed into a second transfer line branched from the first transfer line and connected to the first transfer line downstream of the branching point, the amount of the catalyst fine powder to be captured is monitored while the catalyst fine powder in the column bottom oil that flows in the second transfer line are captured by a detachable filter provided in the second transfer line, and the column bottom oil is hydrocracked within the hydrocracker.


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Japan Oil, Gas, Metals National Corporation, INPEX Corporation, Nippon Oil Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Cosmo Oil Co., Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co. and Chiyoda Corporation | Date: 2016-06-01

A synthesis gas production apparatus (reformer) to be used for a synthesis gas production step in a GTL (gas-to-liquid) process is prevented from being contaminated by metal components. A method of suppressing metal contamination of a synthesis gas production apparatus operating for a GTL process that includes a synthesis gas production step of producing synthesis gas by causing natural gas and gas containing steam and/or carbon dioxide to react with each other for reforming in a synthesis gas production apparatus in which, at the time of separating and collecting a carbon dioxide contained in the synthesis gas produced in the synthesis gas production step and recycling the separated and collected carbon dioxide as source gas for the reforming reaction in the synthesis gas production step, a nickel concentration in the recycled carbon dioxide is not higher than 0.05 ppmv.


Patent
Japan Oil, Gas, Metals National Corporation, INPEX Corporation, Nippon Oil Corporation, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Cosmo Oil Co. and Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co. | Date: 2016-02-03

The hydrocarbon synthesis reaction apparatus according to the present invention includes a reaction vessel that brings a synthesis gas having carbon monoxide gas and hydrogen gas as main components into contact with a slurry having a solid catalyst suspended in a liquid hydrocarbon compound to synthesize a liquid hydrocarbon compound using a Fischer-Tropsch reaction; a filter that is provided within the reaction vessel and is configured to separate the liquid hydrocarbon compound from the catalyst; and a powdered catalyst particles-discharging device configured to discharge powdered catalyst particles in the solid catalyst in the slurry to the outside of the reaction vessel.


A method for producing a catalyst for catalytic cracking of a hydrocarbon oil easily produces a catalyst for catalytic cracking of a hydrocarbon oil that exhibits high cracking activity with respect to a heavy hydrocarbon oil, and can produce a gasoline fraction having a high octane number in high yield. The method includes preparing an aqueous slurry that includes 20 to 50 mass% of a zeolite having a sodalite cage structure, 10 to 30 mass% (on a SiO_(2) basis) of a silica sol, 0.1 to 21 mass% (on an Al_(2)O_(3)3P_(2)O_(5) basis) of mono aluminum phosphate, and 5 to 65 mass% of a clay mineral on a solid basis, aging the aqueous slurry for 5 to 200 minutes, and spray-drying the aqueous slurry.


Patent
Cosmo Oil Co. | Date: 2016-01-27

Provided is a method for producing 5-aminolevulinic acid or a salt thereof at a high yield using 5-aminolevulinic acid-producing microorganisms. The method for producing 5-aminolevulinic acid or a salt thereof comprises culturing 5-aminolevulinic acid-producing microorganisms in a medium comprising one or more components selected from the group consisting of L-arginine, glutamic acid, and a salt thereof. The content of glutamic acid or the salt thereof is from 42 to 100 mM in the medium as the glutamic acid.


The purpose of the present invention is to provide a hydrogenation treatment catalyst capable of improving the storage stability of hydrogenated heavy hydrocarbon oil, and a method for hydrogenation treatment of heavy hydrocarbon oil using the hydrogenation treatment catalyst is used. The present invention provides a hydrogenation treatment catalyst for heavy hydrocarbon oil, in which a hydrogenation-active component is supported on a silica-containing porous alumina carrier containing 0.1% by mass to 1.5% by mass of silica based on the carrier, the total pore volume is 0.55 mL/g to 0.75 mL/g, (1) the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of nm to 10 nm is 30% to 45% of the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of 3 nm to 30 nm, (2) the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of 10 nm to 15 nm is 50% to 65% of the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of 3 nm to 30 nm, (3) the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of 30 nm or more is 3% or less of the total pore volume, (4) the average pore diameter of pores having a pore diameter of 10 nm to 30 nm is 10.5 nm to 13 nm. and (5) the total volume of pores having a pore diameter in a range of 1 nm from the average pore diameter is 25% or more of the total volume of pores having a pore diameter of 3 nm to 30 nm.


The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a hydrogenation catalyst capable of improving the storage stability of hydrogenated heavy hydrocarbon oil without reducing desulfurization activity or demetallization activity, and a hydrogenation method for heavy hydrocarbon oil using the hydrogenation catalyst. A hydrogenation catalyst for heavy hydrocarbon oil is provided, characterized by: using, as a carrier, phosphorous-zinc-containing alumina that contains 0.1% by mass to 4% by mass, in terms of oxide based on the carrier, of phosphorous and 1% by mass to 12% by mass, based on the carrier, of zinc oxide particles, and supporting, on the carrier, 8% by mass to 20% by mass, in terms of oxide based on the catalyst, of at least one selected from metals in Group 6 of the periodic table and 2% by mass to 6% by mass, in terms of oxide based on the catalyst, of at least one selected from metals in Groups 8 to 10 of the periodic table, and the average particle diameter of the zinc oxide particles being 2 m to 12 m.


In order to provide a hydroprocessing catalyst capable of improving the storage stability of a hydroprocessed heavy hydrocarbon oil without reducing the desulfurization activity and demetalization activity, a method for manufacturing the hydroprocessing catalyst, and a method for hydroprocessing a heavy hydrocarbon oil using the hydroprocessing catalyst, the present invention provides a hydroprocessing catalyst for a heavy hydrocarbon oil, including, as a carrier, a phosphorus-silica-containing alumina carrier containing 0.1% by mass to 4% by mass of phosphorus in terms of oxide based on the carrier, and 0.1% by mass to 1.5% by mass of silica based on the carrier, the carrier supporting 8% by mass to 20% by mass of at least one selected from metals in Group 6 of the periodic table in terms of oxide based on the catalyst and 2% by mass to 6% by mass of at least one selected from metals in Groups 8 to 10 of the periodic table in terms of oxide based on the catalyst.


Patent
Cosmo Oil Co. | Date: 2016-01-13

Plant growth accelerator comprising, as an active ingredient, 5-amino-4-hydroxypentanoic acid of formula (1)H_(2)NCH_(2)CH (OH) CH_(2)CH_(2)COOR^(1)(1)wherein R^(1) represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, a derivative thereof or a salt thereof.

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