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PROCESSES FOR CONVERTING BIOMASS-DERIVED FEEDSTOCKS TO CHEMICALS AND LIQUID FUELS

United States Patent Application

20170247307
A1
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The present invention provides processes, methods, and systems for converting biomass-derived feedstocks to liquid fuels and chemicals. The method generally includes the reaction of a hydrolysate from a biomass deconstruction process with hydrogen and a catalyst to produce a reaction product comprising one of more oxygenated compounds. The process also includes reacting the reaction product with a condensation catalyst to produce C.sub.4+ compounds useful as fuels and chemicals.
Held, Andrew (Madison, WI), Woods, Elizabeth (Middleton, WI), Cortright, Randy (Madison, WI), Gray, Matthew (Highlands Ranch, CO)
15/ 490,187
April 18, 2017
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under an award provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, Award Nos. DE-EE0003044. The government has certain rights in the invention.