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Category: Refining
Question: What types of reactions are taking place during the steam reforming of naphtha?
Keywords: steam,reforming,reaction,basic,naphtha,carbon,monoxide,hydrgoen,methane,dioxide
Answer: Hydrocarbons and steam to carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Carbon monoxide and hydrogen to methane and water. Methane and steam to carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Carbon monoxide and steam to carbon dioxide and hydrogen. About 90% of the carbon in feed naphtha (wt%) would appear as CO2, about 3% as CO and the rest as methane.


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