16. New Directions, Challenges, and Opportunities

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

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656837.ch16

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

Greener Fischer-Tropsch Processes for Fuels and Feedstocks

How to Cite

Maitlis, P. M. and de Klerk, A. (2013) New Directions, Challenges, and Opportunities, 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.ch16

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. 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

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:

  • Fischer–Tropsch synthesis;
  • hydrocarbons;
  • renewable energy;
  • syncrude;
  • syngas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synopsis

  • Introduction

  • Why Go Along the Fischer–Tropsch Route?

  • Considerations against Fischer–Tropsch Facilities

  • Opportunities to Improve Fischer–Tropsch Facilities

  • Fundamental Studies: Keys to Improved FT Processes

  • Challenges for the Future

  • Conclusions

  • References