February 2007

Special Report: Clean Fuels

Biofuels are coming—How will this affect refiners?

Changing blending and product demands will require significant adjustments by refiners

Stockle, M., Foster Wheeler, Reading

Use of renewable fuels is a hot topic globally. Many nations are developing fuel specifications to include renewable fuels as part of the transportation fuel mix. However, biofuels represent many challenges for refiners. In the European Union (EU), there is strong momentum to incorporate biofuels as a significant portion of the transportation fuel blending pool. Accordingly, European refiners must resolve many dilemmas when incorporating biofuels as part of their finished product slate. Meeting new fuel specs. In Europe, impending legislation will provide incentives to blend a growing percentage of biofuels into all gasoline and diesel produced. This will have an impact on diesel and gasol

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $409 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}