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Title: Catalytic Hydrogenation of Bio-Oil for Chemicals and Fuels

Abstract

The scope of work includes optimizing processing conditions and demonstrating catalyst lifetime for catalyst formulations that are readily scaleable to commercial operations. We use a bench-scale, continuous-flow, packed-bed, catalytic, tubular reactor, which can be operated in the range of 100-400 mL/hr., from 50-400 C and up to 20MPa (see Figure 1). With this unit we produce upgraded bio-oil from whole bio-oil or useful bio-oil fractions, specifically pyrolytic lignin. The product oils are fractionated, for example by distillation, for recovery of chemical product streams. Other products from our tests have been used in further testing in petroleum refining technology at UOP and fractionation for product recovery in our own lab. Further scale-up of the technology is envisioned and we will carry out or support process design efforts with industrial partners, such as UOP.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US), Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
893236
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-46589
6093; BM0101020; TRN: US200625%%143
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
ThermalNet: PyNe/GasNet/CombNet, 1):5
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: ThermalNet: PyNe/GasNet/CombNet, 1):5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; CATALYSTS; DESIGN; DISTILLATION; FRACTIONATION; HYDROGENATION; LIFETIME; LIGNIN; PACKED BEDS; PETROLEUM; PROCESSING; REFINING; TESTING; catalysis; hydrogenation; biomass; pyrolysis; Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory

Citation Formats

Elliott, Douglas C. Catalytic Hydrogenation of Bio-Oil for Chemicals and Fuels. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Elliott, Douglas C. Catalytic Hydrogenation of Bio-Oil for Chemicals and Fuels. United States.
Elliott, Douglas C. Tue . "Catalytic Hydrogenation of Bio-Oil for Chemicals and Fuels". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/893236.
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abstractNote = {The scope of work includes optimizing processing conditions and demonstrating catalyst lifetime for catalyst formulations that are readily scaleable to commercial operations. We use a bench-scale, continuous-flow, packed-bed, catalytic, tubular reactor, which can be operated in the range of 100-400 mL/hr., from 50-400 C and up to 20MPa (see Figure 1). With this unit we produce upgraded bio-oil from whole bio-oil or useful bio-oil fractions, specifically pyrolytic lignin. The product oils are fractionated, for example by distillation, for recovery of chemical product streams. Other products from our tests have been used in further testing in petroleum refining technology at UOP and fractionation for product recovery in our own lab. Further scale-up of the technology is envisioned and we will carry out or support process design efforts with industrial partners, such as UOP.},
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