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Title: Method for cold stable biojet fuel

Plant or animal oils are processed to produce a fuel that operates at very cold temperatures and is suitable as an aviation turbine fuel, a diesel fuel, a fuel blendstock, or any fuel having a low cloud point, pour point or freeze point. The process is based on the cracking of plant or animal oils or their associated esters, known as biodiesel, to generate lighter chemical compounds that have substantially lower cloud, pour, and/or freeze points than the original oil or biodiesel. Cracked oil is processed using separation steps together with analysis to collect fractions with desired low temperature properties by removing undesirable compounds that do not possess the desired temperature properties.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1228375
Assignee:
University of North Dakota GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,206,367
Application Number:
11/824,644
Contract Number:
FC36-03GO13055
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007 Jul 02
Research Org:
Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

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