Hydrocarbon Processing Copying and distributing are prohibited without permission of the publisher

What are the future fungible transportation fuels?

02.01.2011  |  Stockle, M.,  Foster Wheeler, Reading, Berkshire, UK

Alternatives hold promises to decrease dependence on crude oil, but they also uncover other challenges in distribution and engine use

Keywords: [clean fuels] [biofuels] [alternative fuels] [ethanol] [biodiesel] [bioethanol] [naphtha]

The drive to reduce carbon emissions has resulted in the development of a number of alternatives to diesel and gasoline for transport fuels. One of the key factors influencing how readily these fuels could be adopted is the level of infrastructure investment required and how readily these fuels can make use of the existing distribution systems. Based upon recent studies, there are a number of these alternative fuels, and this article will summarize the advantages and challenges of each alternative, paying particular attention to how readily these fuels can be used within the existing infrastructure and fleet.

To continue reading please, log in to hydrocarbonprocessing.com.

Subscribe now for premium access and unlimited access to the site, including archived articles and the process handbooks.  Start a free trial to gain access to articles from the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing. 

Already have an account?


Subscribe today and gain unlimited and immediate access to the site. Plus, you'll receive the next 12 issues of the magazine in your choice of print or digital format. Start your subscription today.

Free trial

Start a free trial and gain immediate access to the current issue of the magazine plus additional, select content.

30 Day Trial

Related articles


Sign-up for the Free Daily HP Enewsletter!

Boxscore Database

A searchable database of project activity in the global hydrocarbon processing industry


Is 2016 the peak for US gasoline demand?




View previous results

Popular Searches

Please read our Term and Conditions and Privacy Policy before using the site. All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2016 Hydrocarbon Processing. © 2016 Gulf Publishing Company.