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Cortright Randy D, Blommel Paul G: Synthesis of liquid fuels and chemicals from oxygenated hydrocarbons. Virent Energy Systems, Cortright Randy D, Blommel Paul G, ROGERS Christopher P, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109877 (58 worldwide citation)

Processes and reactor systems are provided for the conversion of oxygenated hydrocarbons to hydrocarbons, ketones and alcohols useful as liquid fuels, such as gasoline, jet fuel or diesel fuel, and industrial chemicals. The process involves the conversion of mono-oxygenated hydrocarbons, such as alc ...


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Cortright Randy D, Vollendorf Nicholas W, Hornemann Charles C, Mcmahon Shawn P: Catalysts and methods for reforming oxygenated compounds. Virent Energy Systems, Cortright Randy D, Vollendorf Nicholas W, Hornemann Charles C, Mcmahon Shawn P, BERSON Bennett J, July 5, 2007: WO/2007/075476 (21 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are catalysts and methods that can reform aqueous solutions of oxygenated compounds such as ethylene glycol, glycerol, sugar alcohols, and sugars to generate products such as hydrogen and alkanes. In some embodiments, aqueous solutions containing at least 20 wt% of the oxygenated compounds ...


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Cortright Randy D, Dumesic James A: Method for producing bio-fuel that integrates heat from carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions to drive biomass gasification reactions. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Cortright Randy D, Dumesic James A, LEONE Joseph T, October 4, 2007: WO/2007/112314 (15 worldwide citation)

A low-temperature catalytic process for converting biomass (preferably glycerol recovered from the fabrication of bio-diesel) to synthesis gas (i.e., H2/CO gas mixture) in an endothermic gasification reaction is described. The synthesis gas is used in exothermic carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions, ...


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Cortright Randy D: Methods and systems for generating polyols. Virent Energy Systems, Cortright Randy D, June 12, 2008: WO/2008/069830 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods for generating propylene glycol, ethylene glycol and other polyols, diols, ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acids and alcohols from biomass using hydrogen produced from the biomass. The methods involve reacting a portion of an aqueous stream of a biomass feedstock solution over a ...


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Cortright Randy D, Rozmiarek Robert T, Hornemann Charles C: Reactor system for producing gaseous products. Virent Energy Systems, Cortright Randy D, Rozmiarek Robert T, Hornemann Charles C, ROGERS Christopher P, November 20, 2008: WO/2008/140617 (4 worldwide citation)

Reactor systems are provided for the catalytic conversion of liquid feedstocks to synthesis gases and other noncondensable gaseous products. The reactor systems include a heat exchange reactor configured to allow the liquid feedstock and gas product to flow concurrently in a downflow direction. The ...


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QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth M, MYREN Paul, CORTRIGHT Randy D, KANIA John: PRODUCTION DE PRODUITS CHIMIQUES ET DE COMBUSTIBLES À PARTIR DE BIOMASSE, PRODUCTION OF CHEMICALS AND FUELS FROM BIOMASS. VIRENT, QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth M, MYREN Paul, CORTRIGHT Randy D, KANIA John, LIN Jacquelyn, November 29, 2012: WO/2012/162403 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods, reactor systems, and catalysts for converting in a continuous process biomass to fuels and chemicals. The invention includes methods of converting the water insoluble components of biomass, such as hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin, to volatile C2+01-2 oxyge ...


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QIAO Ming, CORTRIGHT Randy D, WOODS Elizabeth M, KANIA John: LIQUÉFACTION RÉDUCTRICE DE BIOMASSE, REDUCTIVE BIOMASS LIQUEFACTION. VIRENT, QIAO Ming, CORTRIGHT Randy D, WOODS Elizabeth M, KANIA John, BERSON Bennett J, July 5, 2012: WO/2012/092475 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods, reactor systems, and catalysts for converting in a continuous process biomass to less complex oxygenated compounds for use in downstream processes to produce biofuels and chemicals. The invention includes methods of converting the components of biomass, such a ...


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CORTRIGHT Randy D, QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth: DESTRUCTION ORGANO-CATALYTIQUE DE BIOMASSE, ORGANO-CATALYTIC BIOMASS DECONSTRUCTION. VIRENT, CORTRIGHT Randy D, QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth, BERSON Bennett J, July 5, 2012: WO/2012/092436

The present invention provides processes for catalytic deconstruction of biomass using a solvent produced in a bioreforming reaction.


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KANIA John, QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth M, CORTRIGHT Randy D, MYREN Paul: APPAREIL ET PROCÉDÉ DE CONVERSION DE BIOMASSE EN CHARGE DALIMENTATION POUR DES PROCESSUS DE FABRICATION DE BIOCARBURANT/BIOCOMBUSTIBLE ET DE SUBSTANCES BIOCHIMIQUES, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONVERTING BIOMASS TO FEEDSTOCK FOR BIOFUEL AND BIOCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING PROCESSES. VIRENT, KANIA John, QIAO Ming, WOODS Elizabeth M, CORTRIGHT Randy D, MYREN Paul, WIEMER Steven, November 8, 2012: WO/2012/151275

Improved systems and methods for producing feedstock for biofuel and biochemical manufacturing processes are disclosed. Some systems and methods use components that are capable of transferring relatively high concentrations of solid biomass. Some systems and methods recycle a deconstruction catalyst ...



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