CCS and Power Systems


Warm Gas Cleanup

Performer: NETL Research & Innovation Center

Project No: FWP-2012.03.03 Task 5

Presentations, Papers and Publications:



  • Mercury Removal from Coal-Derived Gases, Evan J. Granite, Henry W. Pennline, Connie Senior, editors and co-authors, 408 pages, Wiley-VCH, October 2014.
  • Arsenic Adsorption on Palladium-Copper Alloy Films, Karen Uffalussy, James Miller, Bret Howard, Dennis Stanko, Evan Granite, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(18), 7821-7827, 2014.
  • Pilot-Scale Capture of Mercury, Arsenic and Selenium from Warm Syngas at Elevated Pressures by Palladium Sorbents, Hugh Hamilton, Stephen Poulston, Liz Rowsell, Wilson Chu, Andrew Smith, Tony Wu, Subhash Datta, Robert Lambrecht, John Wheeldon, Karen Uffalussy, Evan Granite, Henry Pennline, Morgan Mosser, to be submitted to Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2014.
  • Evaluation of Palladium-Based Sorbents for Trace Mercury Removal in Electricity Generation, Christopher Munson, Pradeep Indrakanti, Massood Ramezan, Evan Granite, Jenny Tennant, accepted for publication, International Journal of Clean Coal and Energy, 2014.
  • Laboratory Scale Studies of Pd-Alumina Sorbents for the Removal of Trace Contaminants from Coal-Derived Fuel Gas at Elevated Temperatures, Erik C. Rupp, Evan J. Granite, Dennis C. Stanko, Fuel, 108, 131-136, June 2013.
  • Catalytic Formation of Carbonyl Sulfide during Warm Gas Clean-Up of Simulated Coal-Derived Fuel Gas with Palladium Sorbents, Erik C. Rupp, Evan J. Granite, Dennis C. Stanko, Fuel, 92, 211-215, February 2012.
  • Palladium Based Sorbents for High Temperature Arsine Removal from Fuel Gas, Stephen Poulston, Evan J. Granite, Henry Pennline, Hugh Hamilton, Andrew W.J. Smith,  Fuel, 90, 3118-3121, October 2011.
  • Effect of Dispersion on the Capture of Toxic Elements from Fuel Gas by Palladium-Alumina Sorbents, John P. Baltrus, Evan J. Granite, Erik C. Rupp, Dennis C. Stanko, Bret Howard, Henry W. Pennline, Fuel, 90, 1992-1998, May 2011.
  • Method for Detection of Trace Metal Contaminants in Coal-Generated Fuel Gas Using Gas Chromatography – Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry, Erik Rupp, Evan J. Granite, Dennis C. Stanko, Analytical Chemistry, 82(14), 6315-6317, July 15, 2010.     
  • Surface Characterization of Palladium-Alumina Sorbents for High Temperature Capture of Mercury and Arsenic from Fuel Gas, John P. Baltrus, Evan J. Granite Henry W. Pennline, Dennis C. Stanko, Hugh Hamilton, Stephen Poulston, Liz Rowsell, Andrew Smith, Wilson Chu, Fuel, 89(6), 1323-1325, June 2010.
  • Preface – Special Issue: Advanced Fossil Fuel Utilization: Emissions and Control, Dushyant Shekhawat, Evan J. Granite, Henry W. Pennline, Dave Berry, James Spivey (Guest Editors) Fuel, 89(6), 1185-1186, June 2010.
  • Measurement of Mercury Flux from Coal Utilization By-Products with a Laboratory Flux Chamber, Natalie Pekney, Don Martello, Karl Schroeder, Evan J. Granite, Fuel, 88(5), 890-897, May 2009.
  • The Implications of Mercury Interactions with Band-Gap Semiconductor Oxides, Evan J. Granite, William P. King, Dennis C. Stanko, and Henry W. Pennline, Main Group Chemistry, 7(3), 227-237, September 2008.
  • Surface Characterization of Pd/Al2O3 Sorbents for Mercury Adsorption from Fuel Gas, John P. Baltrus, Evan J. Granite Henry W. Pennline, and Dennis C. Stanko, Main Group Chemistry, 7(3), 217-225, September 2008.
  • Preface – Special Issue: Mercury and other Trace Elements in Fuel: Emissions and Control, Evan J. Granite, (Guest Editor) Main Group Chemistry, 7(3), 167, September 2008.
  • Metal Sorbents for High Temperature Mercury Capture from Fuel Gas, Stephen Poulston, Evan J. Granite, Henry W. Pennline, Christina R. Myers, Dennis P. Stanko, Hugh Hamilton, Liz Rowsell, Andrew W. J. Smith, Thomas Ilkenhans, and Wilson Chu, Fuel, 86(14), 2201-2203, September 2007.
  • Sorbents for Mercury Capture from Fuel Gas with Application to Gasification Systems,  Evan J. Granite, Christina R. Myers, William P. King, Dennis Stanko, Henry W. Pennline,   Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45(13), 4844-4848, June 2006.


Commercial License

  • April 2007 with JohnsonMatthey for U.S. Patent 7,033,419

Commercial Award

  • R&D 100 Award to NETL and JohnsonMatthey 2008 


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