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Title: Formate-assisted pyrolysis

Abstract

The present invention provides, among other thing, methods for creating significantly deoxygenated bio-oils form biomass including the steps of providing a feedstock, associating the feedstock with an alkali formate to form a treated feedstock, dewatering the treated feedstock, heating the dewatered treated feedstock to form a vapor product, and condensing the vapor product to form a pyrolysis oil, wherein the pyrolysis oil contains less than 30% oxygen by weight.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of Maine System Board of Trustees, Bangor, ME (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1172751
Patent Number(s):
8981168
Application Number:
13/734,077
Assignee:
University of Maine System Board of Trustees (Bangor, ME)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10K - PURIFYING OR MODIFYING THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF COMBUSTIBLE GASES CONTAINING CARBON MONOXIDE
C - CHEMISTRY C10 - PETROLEUM, GAS OR COKE INDUSTRIES C10B - DESTRUCTIVE DISTILLATION OF CARBONAGEOUS MATERIALS FOR PRODUCTION OF GAS, COKE, TAR, OR SIMILAR MATERIALS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46373
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jan 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

Citation Formats

DeSisto, William Joseph, Wheeler, Marshall Clayton, and van Heiningen, Adriaan R. P. Formate-assisted pyrolysis. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
DeSisto, William Joseph, Wheeler, Marshall Clayton, & van Heiningen, Adriaan R. P. Formate-assisted pyrolysis. United States.
DeSisto, William Joseph, Wheeler, Marshall Clayton, and van Heiningen, Adriaan R. P. Tue . "Formate-assisted pyrolysis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1172751.
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