Chapter 8. Ecofining: New Process for Green Diesel Production from Vegetable Oil

  1. Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Cavani4,
  2. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Centi5,
  3. Prof. Dr. Siglinda Perathoner5 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Ferruccio Trifiró4
  1. Franco Baldiraghi1,
  2. Marco Di Stanislao1,
  3. Giovanni Faraci1,
  4. Carlo Perego2,
  5. Terry Marker3,
  6. Chris Gosling3,
  7. Peter Kokayeff3,
  8. Tom Kalnes3 and
  9. Rich Marinangeli3

Published Online: 20 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch8

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

Sustainable Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Baldiraghi, F., Stanislao, M. D., Faraci, G., Perego, C., Marker, T., Gosling, C., Kokayeff, P., Kalnes, T. and Marinangeli, R. (2009) Ecofining: New Process for Green Diesel Production from Vegetable Oil, in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry (eds F. Cavani, G. Centi, S. Perathoner and F. Trifiró), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629114.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy

  2. 5

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Eni S.p.A., Refining & Marketing Division, Centro Ricerche, Via Maritano 26, 20097 S. Donato Milanese, Italy

  2. 2

    Eni S.p.A., Centro Ricerche per le Energie, Non Convenzionali, Istituto Eni Donegani, Via Fauser 4, 28100 Novara, Italy

  3. 3

    UOP LLC, 25 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines, IL 60017-5017, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315529

Online ISBN: 9783527629114

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Keywords:

  • Ecofining;
  • FAME biodiesel;
  • green diesel;
  • life cycle assessment;
  • vegetable oil

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • From Vegetable Oil to Green Diesel

  • UOP/Eni Ecofining Process

  • Life Cycle Assessment

  • Conclusion

  • References