Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 74, Issue 1, pp 87–92

Catalytic Activity and Morphological Properties of Ni/MgO Catalysts for the Oxidative Coupling of Methane

  • Subhash Bhatia
  • Noor Asmawati binti Mohd Zabidi
  • Megat Harun Al Rashid bin Megat Ahmad


The catalytic activity of Ni/MgO catalysts was studied for the oxidative coupling of methane (OCM). The catalysts were characterized using transmission electron microscope (TEM) and XRD. The increase in C2+ selectivity of Ni/MgO was attributed to the presence of bulk dislocations and MgNiO2 phase.

Oxidative coupling of methane bulk dislocations MhNiO2 phase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subhash Bhatia
    • 1
  • Noor Asmawati binti Mohd Zabidi
    • 1
  • Megat Harun Al Rashid bin Megat Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Chemical EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, TranskrianPulau PinangMalaysia

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