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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 (56 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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Randy D Cortright, Paul G Blommel: Synthesis of liquid fuels and chemicals from oxygenated hydrocarbons. Virent Energy Systems, Quarles & Brady, November 8, 2011: US08053615 (48 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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Randy D Cortright: Methods and systems for generating polyols. Virent Energy Systems, Quarles & Brady, August 3, 2010: US07767867 (43 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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Randy D Cortright, Paul G Blommel: Synthesis of liquid fuels and chemicals from oxygenated hydrocarbons. Virent Energy Systems, Quarles & Brady, September 13, 2011: US08017818 (33 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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Randy D Cortright, Paul G Blommel: Synthesis of liquid fuels and chemicals from oxygenated hydrocarbons. Virent Energy Systems, Quarles & Brady, July 12, 2011: US07977517 (28 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 (20 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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Randy D Cortright, James A Dumesic: Method for producing bio-fuel that integrates heat from carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions to drive biomass gasification reactions. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Virent Energy Systems, Joseph T Leone Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, January 18, 2011: US07872054 (9 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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Randy D Cortright: Methods and systems for generating polyols. Virent Energy Systems, Quarles & Brady, August 2, 2011: US07989664 (7 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: 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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