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May 1, 2010

Revamped hydrotreater co-processes light gas oil and tall oil derivative to produce ULSD

Gerald Parkinson

Co-processing of biomass-derived feed with petroleum feed for the production of diesel fuel is a tricky business, given that the former (unlike petroleum) contains oxygen. The oxygenates can be removed by hydrotreating, which converts the biofeed to normal...

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Comments (1) for Revamped hydrotreater co-processes light gas oil and tall oil derivative to produce ULSD
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According to the Danish Energy Agency the possible Danish production of biomass for energyconsumption amounts to 165 PJ/year i.e. 5 GW.
According to my calculations the energy content of this biomass could increase to 7 GW if you replace the oxygen in the biomass with hydrogen.
7 GW of liquid fuel corresponds very close to the consumption of liquid fuels for transport in Denmark.
So we can be independent of fossil fuels. We just have to build some nuclear power plants. During the night when electricity consumption falls the electricity is used to produce hydrogen which is reacted with biomass to produce gasoline and diesel.
Posted by Soeren Kjaersgaard on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 @ 01:29 PM

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