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METHODS OF AND APPARATUSES FOR UPGRADING A HYDROCARBON STREAM INCLUDING A DEOXYGENATED PYROLYSIS PRODUCT

United States Patent Application

20140336427
A1
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Methods of and apparatuses for upgrading a hydrocarbon stream are provided. In an embodiment, a method of upgrading a hydrocarbon stream includes providing the hydrocarbon stream that includes a deoxygenated pyrolysis product. The hydrocarbon stream also includes a residual oxygen-containing compound content. The residual oxygen-containing compound content of the hydrocarbon stream is reduced to form an upgraded hydrocarbon stream.
Baird, Lance Awender (Prospect Heights, IL), Galloway, Douglas B. (Mount Prospect, IL), Kalnes, Tom N. (LaGrange, IL)
13/ 890,343
May 9, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under ZFT-0-40619-01 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.