1. What is Fischer–Tropsch?

  1. Prof. Peter M. Maitlis1 and
  2. Prof. Arno de Klerk2
  1. Prof. Peter M. Maitlis

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656837.ch1

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

How to Cite

Maitlis, P. M. (2013) What is Fischer–Tropsch?, in Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks (eds P. M. Maitlis and A. de Klerk), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656837.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Sheffield, Department of Chemistry, Sheffield S3 7HF, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    University of Alberta, Chemical & Materials Engineering, 9107 – 116 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2V4, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Sheffield, Department of Chemistry, Sheffield S3 7HF, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329458

Online ISBN: 9783527656837

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Keywords:

  • combustion;
  • hydrocarbons;
  • nuclear power;
  • syngas;
  • transportation fuels;
  • water-gas shift

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synopsis

  • Feedstocks for Fuel and for Chemicals Manufacture

  • The Problems

  • Fuels for Transportation

  • Feedstocks for the Chemical Industry

  • Sustainability and Renewables: Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

  • The Way Forward

  • XTL and the Fischer–Tropsch Process (FTP)

  • Alternatives to Fischer–Tropsch

  • References