P-Tu-140 The Effect of Zeolite Crystallite Size on Naphthene Conversion

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Mustafa Al-Sabawi, Canmet Energy, Natural Resources Canada, Devon, AB, Canada and Hugo I. de Lasa, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
The present work provides a critical understanding of the role of zeolite properties  on the catalytic conversion of naphthenes in order to design catalysts that will optimize the production of high quality fuels from highly naphthenic feedstocks, such as those derived from Canadian bitumen.

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