January 2017

Special Focus: LNG, NGL and Alternative Feedstocks

Commercialization of pyrolysis oil in existing refineries—Part 1

In Part 1 of this article, the incentives and information needed to relax the constraints of being O2-free are outlined. The authors hope that this perspective provides new directions for improving the economics of using pyoil to produce advanced biofuels (ABFs).

Arbogast, S., Bellman, D., Paynter, D., Wykowski, J., AOTA Energy Consultants LLC

The biofuels industry has been attempting to generate a product that is compatible with existing refining infrastructure. To date, the risk-adverse nature of petroleum refiners has driven pyrolysis oil (pyoil) researchers and manufacturers to produce an oxygen (O2)-free biocrude. This manufacturing process has little hope of becoming cost-competitive. In Part 1 of this article, the incentives and information needed to relax the constraints of being O2-free are outlined. The authors hope that this perspective provides new directions for improving the economics of using pyoil to produce advanced biofuels (ABFs). Meeting biofuels directives Since the passage of the Energy Independence and Se

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