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Bio-enriching gasoline

Combining biofuel synthesis with petrorefinery operations may provide efficiency benefits, but procedures to do so are not yet well-established. Now, researchers describe a two-phase catalytic scheme for production of 10% bio-enriched gasoline by directly using petroleum fractions in the catalytic processing of (hemi)cellulose.

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Fig. 1: Established and emerging strategies for increasing bio-based carbon content in gasoline.


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Barta, K. Bio-enriching gasoline. Nat Energy 3, 917–918 (2018).

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