10. Biomass-to-Liquids by the Fischer–Tropsch Process

  1. Dr. Pieter Imhof2,3 and
  2. Dr. Jan Cornelis van der Waal3,4
  1. Erling Rytter,
  2. Esther Ochoa-Fernández and
  3. Adil Fahmi

Published Online: 26 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch10

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

How to Cite

Rytter, E., Ochoa-Fernández, E. and Fahmi, A. (2013) Biomass-to-Liquids by the Fischer–Tropsch Process, in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials (eds P. Imhof and J. C. van der Waal), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Avantium, VP Strategic Account Management, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Avantium Technologies, Zekeringstraat 14, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. 4

    Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Statoil, Arkitekt Ebbels veg 10, 7005 Trondheim, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331697

Online ISBN: 9783527656639

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Keywords:

  • Fischer–Tropsch technology;
  • biomass to liquids (BTL);
  • Co-catalyst;
  • gasification of biomass for BTL;
  • biomass gasification players;
  • evaluation of BTL;
  • Fischer–Tropsch processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basics of Fischer–Tropsch Chemistry and BTL

  • Cobalt Fischer–Tropsch Catalysis

  • Fischer–Tropsch Reactors

  • Biomass Pretreatment and Gasification

  • Biomass-to-Liquids Process Concepts

  • BTL Pilot and Demonstration Plants

  • XTL Energy and Carbon Efficiencies

  • BTL Summary and Outlook

  • References