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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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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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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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CORTRIGHT RANDY D: Synthesis of liquid fuels from biomass. VIRENT ENERGY SYSTEMS, Berson Bennett J, March 4, 2010: WO/2010/025241 (2 worldwide citation)

Processes and reactor systems are provided for the conversion of oxygenated hydrocarbons to paraffins useful as liquid fuels The process involves the conv ersion of water soluble oxygenated hydrocarbons to oxygenates, such as alcohols, furans, ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acids, diols. triols. and ...


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Cortright Randy D, Dumesic James A: Low-temperature hydrocarbon production from oxygenated hydrocarbons. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, LEONE Joseph T, May 13, 2004: WO/2004/039918 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of producing hydrocarbons from oxygenated hydrocarbon reactants, such as glycerol, glucose, or sorbitol. The method can take place in the vapor phase or in the condensed liquid phase (preferably in the condensed liquid phase). The method includes the steps of reacting water and ...


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CORTRIGHT RANDY D: [fr] Procédés et systèmes pour générer des polyols, [de] Verfahren und Systeme zur Erzeugung von Polyolen, [en] Methods and systems for generating polyols. VIRENT, March 6, 2013: EP2565176-A1

[en] 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 o ...



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