2011 : Biofuel production by hydrocracking of biomass FT wax over NiMo/Al2O3-SiO2 catalyst

Prof. Dr. Ir. Achmad Roesyadi M.Sc


Original Paper sector is projected to be the largest consumer of fuel, with an annual average consumption of 64%. The growth in gasoline consumption is 0.9% per year, while that for diesel oil is 4% 1).In order to alleviate this fuel shortage, several efforts have been undertaken. Several refineries have been processing low quality heavy oil to convert it into clean transportation fuel. However, this increases the difficulty in refining and lowers the efficiency of the production of clean fuel. Furthermore, because this heavy oil contains sulfur and nitrogen, it must be hydrotreated to produce standard