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Michael F Pelly: Method and apparatus for refining biodiesel. Barry L Davison, Davis Wright Tremaine, March 24, 2009: US07507846 (31 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for producing biodiesel fuel, i.e., alkyl ester, from vegetable and/or animal oil. A transesterification catalyst is prepared in a base catalyst tank by spraying alkyl alcohol under pressure through jets at metal hydroxide pellets until the pellets have fully reacted with the al ...


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Victor Shang Yi Lin, Jennifer A Nieweg, John G Verkade, Chinta Reddy Venkat Reddy, Carla Kern: Porous silica and metal oxide composite-based catalysts for conversion of fatty acids and oils to biodiesel. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, September 7, 2010: US07790651 (30 worldwide citation)

A recyclable esterification or transesterification catalyst and methods for making and using the same are provided herein. The catalyst can be used to prepare biodiesel or methyl soyate from various feedstocks, including vegetable oils and animal fats. The catalyst can both esterify free fatty acids ...


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Gilbeau Patrick, Krafft Philippe: Producing chlorinated organic compounds e.g. dichloropropanol involves using glycerol obtained from renewable raw materials, as a starting product. Solvay Belge, October 7, 2005: FR2868419-A1 (30 worldwide citation)

Producing organic compounds e.g. dichloropropanol involves producing glycerol from renewable raw materials; and subjecting the produced glycerol to a reaction with a chlorinating agent in presence of acetic acid or its derivatives. The glycerol is obtained by conversion of animal fats, or obtained d ...


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William W Berry, Mark G Tegen, William Rusty Sutterlin: Production of biodiesel, cellulosic sugars, and peptides from the simultaneous esterification and alcoholysis/hydrolysis of materials with oil-containing substituents including phospholipids and peptidic content. Inventure Chemical, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Shelly M Fujikawa, May 17, 2011: US07943792 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for producing fatty acid alkyl esters as well as cellulosic simplified sugars, shortened protein polymers, amino acids, or combination thereof resulting from the simultaneous esterification and hydrolysis, alcoholysis, or both of algae and other oil containi ...


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Reaney Martin J T, Jayasinghe Dushmanthi de A: Process for the preparation of biodiesel. University Of Saskatchewan, Reaney Martin J T, Jayasinghe Dushmanthi de A, BERESKIN Box 401 40 King Street West Toronto Ontario M5H 3Y2, June 28, 2007: WO/2007/071046 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process of preparing fatty alkyl esters (biodiesel), glycerin and lithium soap comprising: a) transesterifying an oil, fat or grease with a solution of lithium base in a monohydric aliphatic alcohol to produce fatty alkyl esters and a lithium alkaline glycerin; b) ...


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Van, Houten Michael, Beaver Michael J, Eyal Aharon M, Fox Eugene J, Ingvalson Joel, Jakel Neal T, Kotowski Douglas C, Mcwilliams Paul J, Patist Alexander, Tupy Michael J, Lohrmann Troy T: Process for increasing throughput of corn for oil extraction. Cargill Incorporated, Renessen, Van, Houten Michael, Beaver Michael J, Eyal Aharon M, Fox Eugene J, Ingvalson Joel, Jakel Neal T, Kotowski Douglas C, Mcwilliams Paul J, Patist Alexander, Tupy Michael J, Lohrmann Troy T, BURGAN Jeffrey B, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/108533 (29 worldwide citation)

Corn oil is extracted from corn to form a corn meal. Processing the corn grain to obtain the oil, meal, and other product streams generally includes dividing the corn kernel by fractionating to create a higher oil fraction and a lower oil fraction, forming a solvent extractable structure from the hi ...


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Correia Pedro: Liquid biofuels containing dihydroxyfuran, propanol and its production process from polyols originated in agriculture. Correia Pedro, May 8, 2008: WO/2008/053284 (29 worldwide citation)

Dihydroxyfuran pure or mixed with other products obtained by hydrogenation of hidroxymethylfurfural, obtained by dehydration of carbohydrates have good qualities as components of motor fuel and a competitive production cost according to the process claimed in this patent. Hydrocarbons may be sugar, ...


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FRANKLIN Scott, SOMANCHI Aravind, WEE Janice, RUDENKO George, MOSELEY Jeffrey, RAKITSKY Walt, ZHAO Xinhua, BHAT Riyaz: HUILES PERSONNALISÉES PRODUITES À PARTIR DE MICROORGANISMES OLÉAGINEUX RECOMBINANTS, TAILORED OILS PRODUCED FROM RECOMBINANT OLEAGINOUS MICROORGANISMS. SOLAZYME, FRANKLIN Scott, SOMANCHI Aravind, WEE Janice, RUDENKO George, MOSELEY Jeffrey, RAKITSKY Walt, ZHAO Xinhua, BHAT Riyaz, TERMES Lance A, August 9, 2012: WO/2012/106560 (29 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions for the production of oil, fuels, oleochemicals, and other compounds in recombinant microorganisms are provided, including oil-bearing microorganisms and methods of low cost cultivation of such microorganisms. Microalgal cells containing exogenous genes encoding, for example ...


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Kenneth R Lackey, James R Alcorn II: Biodiesel cutback asphalt and asphalt emulsion. Marathon Ashland Petroleum, Emch Schaffer Schaub & Porcello Co A, July 20, 2004: US06764542 (29 worldwide citation)

A cutback asphalt and an asphalt emulsion comprising biodiesel is disclosed. Cutback is mixed with a sufficient amount of biodiesel to reduce the viscosity of the asphalt, producing, e.g., a cold patch material which is free of added liquid petroleum. An asphalt emulsion of fine particles of asphalt ...


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Neal T Jakel, Doug Kotowski, Joel Ingvalson, Michael J Beaver, James F Ulrich, Francis Amore, Michael J Tupy, Eugene J Fox, Alexander Patist, Patrick Adu Peasah: Corn oil processing and products comprising corn oil and corn meal obtained from corn. Renessen, Cargill, Leydig Voit & Mayer, August 26, 2003: US06610867 (28 worldwide citation)

Corn oil and corn meal obtained from corn are included in useful products. The corn oil is extracted from the corn to form the corn meal. The corn grain process generally includes the steps of cracking corn grain having a total oil content of from about 3% by weight to about 30% by weight and extrac ...



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