Non-Conventional Desulfurization of Fuels and Biofuels: A Review

Author(s): Debarpita Ghosal*, Sankhajit Pal.

Journal Name: Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering
Formerly: Recent Patents on Chemical Engineering

Volume 13 , Issue 2 , 2020

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Abstract:

Sulphur compounds in fuel cause major environmental pollution. Hence, the desulphurization of fuel has become a tremendous concern. Aside from the standard hydrodesulphurization method, many new processes have gained attention. Our present work discusses varied non-conventional desulphurization techniques likeaerobic desulphurization, adsorbent desulphurization, membrane desulphurization, extractive desulphurization, etc. These strategies in conjunction with their pros and cons are mentioned well.

Keywords: Desulfurization, fuel, biofuel, non-conventional processes, aromatics, microfibrous material.

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VOLUME: 13
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2020
Page: [123 - 137]
Pages: 15
DOI: 10.2174/2405520412666190618103137
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