US 11,655,426 B2
Processes for producing high biogenic concentration fischer-tropsch liquids derived from municipal solid wastes (MSW) feedstocks
Peter G. Tiverios, Anderson, SC (US); Stephen H. Lucas, Foristell, MO (US); and Lewis L. Rich, Seneca, SC (US)
Assigned to Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., Pleasanton, CA (US)
Filed by Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., Pleasanton, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 23, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/409,643.
Application 15/077,782 is a division of application No. 14/842,729, filed on Sep. 1, 2015, granted, now 10,760,018, issued on Sep. 1, 2020.
Application 17/409,643 is a continuation of application No. 16/921,536, filed on Jul. 6, 2020, granted, now 11,098,258.
Application 16/921,536 is a continuation of application No. 16/458,928, filed on Jul. 1, 2019, granted, now 10,704,002, issued on Jul. 7, 2020.
Application 16/458,928 is a continuation of application No. 15/682,368, filed on Aug. 21, 2017, granted, now 10,344,232, issued on Jul. 9, 2019.
Application 15/682,368 is a continuation of application No. 15/077,782, filed on Mar. 22, 2016, granted, now 9,738,579, issued on Aug. 22, 2017.
Application 14/842,729 is a continuation of application No. 14/799,522, filed on Jul. 14, 2015, abandoned.
Application 14/799,522 is a continuation in part of application No. 14/138,635, filed on Dec. 23, 2013, granted, now 9,458,073, issued on Oct. 4, 2016.
Application 14/138,635 is a continuation of application No. 13/023,505, filed on Feb. 8, 2011, granted, now 8,614,257, issued on Dec. 24, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/302,516, filed on Feb. 8, 2010.
Prior Publication US 2021/0380893 A1, Dec. 9, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. C10L 1/04 (2006.01); B01J 19/00 (2006.01); C10J 3/26 (2006.01); C10J 3/72 (2006.01); C10K 1/10 (2006.01); C10K 1/16 (2006.01); B01J 8/00 (2006.01); C07C 29/151 (2006.01); C10G 2/00 (2006.01); C10G 47/00 (2006.01); C10J 3/46 (2006.01); C10J 3/48 (2006.01); C10J 3/82 (2006.01); C10K 1/00 (2006.01); C10K 3/04 (2006.01); C10K 3/00 (2006.01); C10L 1/08 (2006.01)
CPC C10L 1/04 (2013.01) [B01J 8/00 (2013.01); B01J 19/0006 (2013.01); C07C 29/1518 (2013.01); C10G 2/32 (2013.01); C10G 2/34 (2013.01); C10G 47/00 (2013.01); C10J 3/26 (2013.01); C10J 3/466 (2013.01); C10J 3/485 (2013.01); C10J 3/721 (2013.01); C10J 3/82 (2013.01); C10K 1/004 (2013.01); C10K 1/005 (2013.01); C10K 1/101 (2013.01); C10K 1/16 (2013.01); C10K 3/001 (2013.01); C10K 3/04 (2013.01); C10L 1/08 (2013.01); B01J 2208/00115 (2013.01); C10J 2300/0903 (2013.01); C10J 2300/0906 (2013.01); C10J 2300/0946 (2013.01); C10J 2300/0959 (2013.01); C10J 2300/0976 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1628 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1634 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1643 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1659 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1665 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1671 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1675 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1815 (2013.01); C10J 2300/1853 (2013.01); C10L 2200/0469 (2013.01); C10L 2200/0492 (2013.01); C10L 2270/023 (2013.01); C10L 2270/026 (2013.01); C10L 2270/04 (2013.01); C10L 2290/04 (2013.01); C10L 2290/10 (2013.01); C10L 2290/42 (2013.01); C10L 2290/54 (2013.01); C10L 2290/543 (2013.01); Y02E 20/16 (2013.01); Y02E 50/10 (2013.01); Y02E 50/30 (2013.01); Y02P 20/129 (2015.11); Y02P 20/133 (2015.11); Y02P 30/00 (2015.11)] 26 Claims
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1. A process for producing a transportation fuel or fuel additive derived from wastes that contain materials that are produced from biogenic derived carbon materials, non-biogenic derived carbon materials and non-carbonaceous materials, the process comprising the steps of:
a) receiving processed feedstock that has been processed to remove some of the non-biogenic derived carbon materials from the wastes to produce processed feedstock that contains a higher concentration of biogenic carbon materials than non-biogenic carbon materials; and
b) converting the processed feedstock into syngas and Fischer-Tropsch liquids having a greater concentration of biogenic carbon than non-biogenic carbon; and
c) upgrading the Fischer-Tropsch liquids into a transportation fuel or fuel additive having a greater concentration of biogenic carbon than non-biogenic carbon.