P-Tu-53 Conversion of Triglycerides and Fatty Acids to Hydrocarbons over Supported Nickel Catalysts

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Susanta Mohapatra, Tonya Morgan, Eduardo Santillan-Jimenez and Mark Crocker, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
The catalytic decarboxylation of triglycerides and fatty acids to hydrocarbons has been investigated. In the presence of H2, supported Ni catalysts have been found to display good activity for the production of linear alkanes.

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