Revolutionary New Process Turns Biomass Waste Into Fuel Oil


A University of Maine engineer and his research team have discovered a revolutionary new chemical process that can transform forest residues, along with other materials such as municipal solid waste, grasses, and construction wastes into hydrocarbon fuel oil products. ( UMaine News Release here)

Shortening up the process from biomass to hydrocarbons has long been an idea of intense interest, and usually skipped over to the easier fermentation, pyrolysis and other schemes to get molecular change.

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