Review of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Catalytically Upgrading Vegetable Oils into Hydrocarbon Biofuels

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Xianhui Zhao ; Lin Wei ; Shouyun Cheng ; James Julson (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Catalysts (issn: 2073-4344)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/catal7030083
  • Subject: vegetable oil | hydrocarbon | biofuel | catalytic cracking | hydroprocessing | deactivation | regeneration | Chemical technology | TP1-1185 | Chemistry | QD1-999

To address the issues of greenhouse gas emissions associated with fossil fuels, vegetable oilseeds, especially non-food oilseeds, are used as an alternative fuel resource. Vegetable oil derived from these oilseeds can be upgraded into hydrocarbon biofuel. Catalytic crac... View more
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