Alternative paths to alcohols and hydrocarbons from biomass
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A method of producing hydrocarbons from biomass that includes converting at least a portion of the biomass into a first product having at least one of a carboxylic acid, a ketone, an ammonium carboxylate salt, and combinations thereof; converting at least a portion of the first product into an alcohol; reacting at least some of the alcohol in an oligomerization reactor as part of a process that produces an oligomerization product.
Holtzapple, Mark T.; Granda, Cesar B.; Taco, Sebastian; Ross, Michael Kyle; Luce, Gary; Spencer, John A.; Spencer, Rae L. (2013). Alternative paths to alcohols and hydrocarbons from biomass. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from