Synthesis Gas to Formic Acid via Methanol Carbonylation
This paper describes the Scientific Design/Bethlehem Steel process for producing formic acid by carbonylation of methanol. The process, jointly developed by our companies, in effect converts CO and water into formic acid and exhibits feedstock flexibility as well as attractive economics.
KeywordsFormic Acid Liquid Phase Oxidation Sodium Formate Methyl Formate Steel Process
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