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Title: Plant hydrocarbon recovery process

Abstract

A process for production and recovery of hydrocarbons from hydrocarbon-containing whole plants in a form suitable for use as chemical feedstocks or as hydrocarbon energy sources which process comprises: (A) pulverizing by grinding or chopping hydrocarbon-containing whole plants selected from the group consisting of euphorbiaceae, apocynaceae, asclepiadaceae, compositae, cactaceae and pinaceae families to a suitable particle size, (B) drying and preheating said particles in a reducing atmosphere under positive pressure (C) passing said particles through a thermal conversion zone containing a reducing atmosphere and with a residence time of 1 second to about 30 minutes at a temperature within the range of from about 200* C. To about 1000* C., (D) separately recovering the condensable vapors as liquids and the noncondensable gases in a condition suitable for use as chemical feedstocks or as hydrocarbon fuels.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5406364
Patent Number(s):
US 4313011
Assignee:
Standard Oil Co (Indiana)
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 9 Apr 1980; Other Information: PAT-APPL-138541
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; HYDROCARBONS; RECOVERY; PLANTS; GRINDING; REDUCTION; CONVERSION; DRYING; EUPHORBIA; FUELS; HEATING; PRODUCTION; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; COMMINUTION; MACHINING; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; 140504* - Solar Energy Conversion- Biomass Production & Conversion- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Dzadzic, P M, Price, M C, Shih, C J, and Weil, T A. Plant hydrocarbon recovery process. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Dzadzic, P M, Price, M C, Shih, C J, & Weil, T A. Plant hydrocarbon recovery process. United States.
Dzadzic, P M, Price, M C, Shih, C J, and Weil, T A. 1982. "Plant hydrocarbon recovery process". United States.
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abstractNote = {A process for production and recovery of hydrocarbons from hydrocarbon-containing whole plants in a form suitable for use as chemical feedstocks or as hydrocarbon energy sources which process comprises: (A) pulverizing by grinding or chopping hydrocarbon-containing whole plants selected from the group consisting of euphorbiaceae, apocynaceae, asclepiadaceae, compositae, cactaceae and pinaceae families to a suitable particle size, (B) drying and preheating said particles in a reducing atmosphere under positive pressure (C) passing said particles through a thermal conversion zone containing a reducing atmosphere and with a residence time of 1 second to about 30 minutes at a temperature within the range of from about 200* C. To about 1000* C., (D) separately recovering the condensable vapors as liquids and the noncondensable gases in a condition suitable for use as chemical feedstocks or as hydrocarbon fuels.},
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year = {Tue Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 1982},
month = {Tue Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 1982}
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