Tag: olefin metathesis

Altering Distillation Curve of Biodiesel – Olefin Metathesis

Altering Distillation Curve of Biodiesel – Olefin Metathesis

June 28, 2017 |

By Dr. Kapil Shyam Lokare, Special to The Digest Rudolf Diesel in 1892 received a patent for a compression ignition reciprocating engine. However, his original design, which used coal dust as fuel, did not work as planned. To put things in context – thirty-three years prior, in 1859, crude oil was discovered in Pennsylvania. The […]

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Elevance and Wilmar begin commercial shipments of biobased chemicals from newly commissioned refinery

Elevance and Wilmar begin commercial shipments of biobased chemicals from newly commissioned refinery

July 18, 2013 |

Coming out of the dark: a project in Gresik, Indonesia; the company you know as Elevance Renewable Sciences; and a technology called olefin metathesis that’s highly worth knowing. In Singapore, Wilmar International and Elevance Renewable Sciences have just announced that they have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to customers from their first […]

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