TITLE

Forum Chemical engineering: Fuel for debate

AUTHOR(S)
Mayfield, Stephen; Wong, P. K.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Nature;8/25/2011, Vol. 476 Issue 7361, p402
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several processes in making fuels from biomass as measures of the limited supply of fossil fuels. It states that process of making biofuels from lignocellulose and algae has already been known but the process is costly and results to higher price than of fossil fuels. The benefits and costs of the processes such as coal-to-liquid (CTL), gas-to-liquid (GTL), and biomass-to-liquid (BTL) in making biofuels from lignocelluloses are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
65463241

 

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