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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 (26 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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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 (25 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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Russell Teall, Ronald Franklin Sickels: Biodiesel production unit. Biodiesel, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, December 27, 2005: US06979426 (24 worldwide citation)

In a first aspect, systems and methods for producing biodiesel fuel include a modular production unit incorporated onto a single platform or into a housing for ease of relocatability. The modular production unit preferably includes a mixing unit, a reactor unit, a separation unit, a distillation uni ...


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Keith Frederick Ball, John Gray Bostick, Timothy J Brennan: Fuel lubricity from blends of a diethanolamine derivative and biodiesel. Ethyl Corporation, Dennis H Rainear, Thomas Hamilton, April 6, 1999: US05891203 (24 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the use of blends of diethanolamine derivatives and biodiesel as an additive for improving lubricity in low sulfur fuels and to fuels and additive concentrates comprising said lubricity additives.


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Hussain Ruslee: Improved process of refining crude vegetable oil and animal fats for biodiesel feedstock. Hussain Ruslee, February 26, 2009: WO/2009/025542 (24 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses a method and a process to cost effectively manufacture biodiesel feedstock from crude vegetable oils and or animal fats (represented by the dotted arrows) via continuous process by attaching a specially designed modified and simplified oil refinery as in Figure 1, wherein the ...


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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 (24 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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Knottenbelt Cyril David, Stander Johan, Motsekoa Lehlohonolo Aubrey, Thomas Maxwell Paul: Biodiesel fuels. The Petroleum Oil And Gas Corporation Of South Africa, Knottenbelt Cyril David, Stander Johan, Motsekoa Lehlohonolo Aubrey, Thomas Maxwell Paul, SPOOR PO Box 454 0001 Pretoria, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/104929 (23 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to alternative diesel fuels with improved cold flow properties. The alternative fuel may be a biodiesel which typically comprises fatty acid methyl or ethyi esters; or a diesel fuel blend including diesel fuel derived from a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) reaction and possibly comprisin ...


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John P Jackam, Joel M Pierce, Frank S Fahrenbruck: Production of biodiesel and glycerin from high free fatty acid feedstocks. Seneca Landlord, Glenn Johnson, Ryan N Carter, October 5, 2010: US07806945 (21 worldwide citation)

A system and method for converting a high free fatty acid grease feedstock to biodiesel. The process comprises a glycerolysis reaction to convert free fatty acids to glycerides and a base catalyzed transesterification reaction to produce fatty acid methyl esters and glycerin in the absence of solven ...


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Mark E Zappi, William Todd French, Rafael Hernandez, Stephen Thomas Dufreche, Darrell L Sparks Jr: Production of biodiesel and other valuable chemicals from wastewater treatment plant sludges. Mississippi State University, Lawrence Arthur Schemmel, December 29, 2009: US07638314 (21 worldwide citation)

A process for producing biodiesel has been invented by first extracting lipids from the sludges generated during primary and/or biological treatment of municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastewaters using primary, secondary, and tertiary treatments followed by the transesterification of the ext ...


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