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The hydrotreatment of an unsaturated fatty acid vegetable oil to hydrocarbons over Ni/SiO2-Al2O3
(ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2015)
In this study, sunflower oil was hydrotreated in the presence of a nickel catalyst with the objective to evaluate the effect of reaction parameters on the characteristics of the reaction product. The effect of reaction ...
Evaluation of cottonseed oil as co-feedstock for the hydroprocessing of petroleum middle distillates for diesel fuel production
Mandatory blending of biodiesel into petroleum diesel came to effect in 2015 in South Africa. The availability of biodiesel to implement this mandate however poses a challenge for local biodiesel producers and petroleum ...