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Title: Initial Assessment of U.S. Refineries for Purposes of Potential Bio-Based Oil Insertions

Abstract

In order to meet U.S. biofuel objectives over the coming decade the conversion of a broad range of biomass feedstocks, using diverse processing options, will be required. Further, the production of both gasoline and diesel biofuels will employ biomass conversion methods that produce wide boiling range intermediate oils requiring treatment similar to conventional refining processes (i.e. fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, and hydrotreating). As such, it is widely recognized that leveraging existing U.S. petroleum refining infrastructure is key to reducing overall capital demands. This study examines how existing U.S. refining location, capacities and conversion capabilities match in geography and processing capabilities with the needs projected from anticipated biofuels production.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1097335
Report Number(s):
PNNL-22432
BM0106000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; biofuel; refinery

Citation Formats

Freeman, Charles J., Jones, Susanne B., Padmaperuma, Asanga B., Santosa, Daniel M., Valkenburg, Corinne, and Shinn, John. Initial Assessment of U.S. Refineries for Purposes of Potential Bio-Based Oil Insertions. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.2172/1097335.
Freeman, Charles J., Jones, Susanne B., Padmaperuma, Asanga B., Santosa, Daniel M., Valkenburg, Corinne, & Shinn, John. Initial Assessment of U.S. Refineries for Purposes of Potential Bio-Based Oil Insertions. United States. doi:10.2172/1097335.
Freeman, Charles J., Jones, Susanne B., Padmaperuma, Asanga B., Santosa, Daniel M., Valkenburg, Corinne, and Shinn, John. Mon . "Initial Assessment of U.S. Refineries for Purposes of Potential Bio-Based Oil Insertions". United States. doi:10.2172/1097335. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1097335.
@article{osti_1097335,
title = {Initial Assessment of U.S. Refineries for Purposes of Potential Bio-Based Oil Insertions},
author = {Freeman, Charles J. and Jones, Susanne B. and Padmaperuma, Asanga B. and Santosa, Daniel M. and Valkenburg, Corinne and Shinn, John},
abstractNote = {In order to meet U.S. biofuel objectives over the coming decade the conversion of a broad range of biomass feedstocks, using diverse processing options, will be required. Further, the production of both gasoline and diesel biofuels will employ biomass conversion methods that produce wide boiling range intermediate oils requiring treatment similar to conventional refining processes (i.e. fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, and hydrotreating). As such, it is widely recognized that leveraging existing U.S. petroleum refining infrastructure is key to reducing overall capital demands. This study examines how existing U.S. refining location, capacities and conversion capabilities match in geography and processing capabilities with the needs projected from anticipated biofuels production.},
doi = {10.2172/1097335},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {4}
}

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