de Paz Carmona, H.

University of La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

is a chemical engineer completing his PhD in chemistry and chemical engineering at the University of La Laguna in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. He works in collaboration with the Cepsa Research and Development (R&D) Center in Madrid, Spain and the Cepsa refinery in Tenerife, Spain to study the development of new biofuels and the addition of used cooking oil in a conventional diesel hydrotreating unit.

Catalytic coprocessing of used cooking oil with straight-run gasoil in a hydrotreating pilot plant

A promising route to obtain bio-gasoil (bioGO) or hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) is the catalytic coprocessing of vegetable oil with diesel oil in a conventional hydrotreating unit.