2604. ------. [PATART, G.] Methane Utilization. Canadian Patent 264,600, Sept. 28, 1926. Chem. Abs., vol. 21, 1927, p. 916.

Incomplete combustion of CH4 is effected so as to obtain a gaseous mixture containing 2 H2 mol. for 1 CO mol., and the combination of the H2 and CO is effected to produce hydro-oxygenated compounds of C.