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Fuel and fuel blending components from biomass derived pyrolysis oil

United States Patent

December 11, 2012
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A process for the conversion of biomass derived pyrolysis oil to liquid fuel components is presented. The process includes the production of diesel, aviation, and naphtha boiling point range fuels or fuel blending components by two-stage deoxygenation of the pyrolysis oil and separation of the products.
McCall; Michael J. (Geneva, IL), Brandvold; Timothy A. (Arlington Heights, IL), Elliott; Douglas C. (Richland, WA)
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, IL)
12/ 419,005
April 6, 2009
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made under CRADA PNNL/259 between UOP LLC and Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, as operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on behalf of the United States Department of Energy, and Battelle Memorial Institute, as operator of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on behalf of the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.