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Opportunities in upgrading biomass crudes

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An unconventional crude from biomass (biocrude) has been processed to yield a hydrocarbon stream that is not only fully processable in conventional refineries but is already close to the specification of commercial fuels such as transportation diesel. The upgrading of biocrude was carried out with a combination of hydrotreatment and catalytic cracking, yielding middle distillate as the main product.

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Submitted
07 Oct 2016
Accepted
25 Oct 2016
First published
25 Oct 2016

Faraday Discuss., 2017,197, 389-401
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Opportunities in upgrading biomass crudes

Y. Mathieu, L. Sauvanaud, L. Humphreys, W. Rowlands, T. Maschmeyer and A. Corma, Faraday Discuss., 2017, 197, 389
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00208K

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