Fischer-Tropsch reactors for biofuels production: new technology needed!



Finding the technology to produce biofuels in both economically efficient and environmentally friendly ways is still a challenge. In many respects, the tried and tested Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process seems like a natural choice for this purpose. But, argues Derek Atkinson from Oxford Catalysts, all is not what it seems. Copyright © 2010 Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd