World Petroleum Council Guide to Biofuels

World Petroleum Council Guide to Biofuels

  • The sixth in a special series of Guides produced for the World Petroleum Council (WPC) as a definitive source of reference on the most pressing matters affecting global energy markets.
  • 112 pages, softback, A5 sized
  • September 2016
  • English
Contents
Message from the Director General
WPC vision, mission and values
WPC overview
Introduction to biofuels
By Jorge Camargo, IBP and J Luiz Orlandi, ELO
First-generation biofuels
By Décio Luiz Gazzoni, ICSU and Amélio Dall’Agnol, Embrapa
Second-generation biofuels
By Jaime Finguerut, Joaquim Henrique Cunha Filho and Natália Trombeta Calori, CTC
Third-generation biofuels
By Kira Schipper, Qatar University
Economics of biofuels feedstocks
By David Zilberman and Benjamin Gordon, University of California, Berkeley
Alternative feedstocks for biofuels
By Marie-Hélène Labrie, Enerkem
Biofuels and sustainability
By Artemis Kostareli, IPIECA
Biofuels in transport
By Dina Bacovsky, Advanced Motor Fuels Technology Collaboration Programme
Upwards and onwards
Q&A with Richard Hill, Etihad Airways
Biomass for power generation
By Lee Gale, ISC
Bright sparks: quick-build plants
By Mark Wickham, HRS Energy
Ethanol
By Bliss Baker, Global Renewable Fuels Alliance
Racing lines: Sunoco’s ethanol blends
Q&A with Rob Marro, Sunoco Race Fuels
Biodiesel
By Donell Rehagen, National Biodiesel Board
Beer necessities: Brewtroleum
Q&A with Ulrik Olsen, Gull
Biomass as a fuel source
By Luiz Augusto Horta Nogueira, Unicamp
Biofuels in China: a work in progress
By Robert Earley, MotionECO
The dawn of Sunliquid technology
By Martin Mitchell, Clariant
India: beyond fossil fuels
By Divakar Rao, agribusiness consultant
Palm oil: Malaysia’s golden crop
By Tian Ching Long, Vance Bioenergy
Hydrothermal processing
By James R Oyler, Genifuel Corporation
Global biofuels market
By Tammy Klein, fuel and transport consultant
Global perspective on ethanol production
By Luiz Carlos Corrêa Carvalho, Canaplan
Biofuel management in an oil company
By Anna Wysok and Csaba Zsótér, MOL Group
The petroleum industry vision on biofuels
By Mario Lindenhayn, BP Biofuels
Food vs fuel
By Jeremy Martin, Institute of the Americas and Dr Eric Sievers, Ethanol Europe
COP 21
By Alex Forbes, journalist and consultant
Global warming and biofuels
By Clare Wenner, REA and Suzana Khan, UFRJ
CO₂ emissions and climate change
By Isaias C Macedo, Unicamp
Income generation and employment
By Robert Spišák, Envien International
Biofuels: future governmental policies
By João Carlos de Souza Meirelles, São Paulo state
Biofuels: advances in technology
By Melissa Stark, Accenture Energy
Gas fermentation
By Dr Jennifer Holmgren, LanzaTech
Anaerobic-digestion plants
Q&A with Mike Mason, Tropical Power
AAFEX-II: alternative aviation fuel
Q&A with Bruce Anderson, NASA
Glossary of terms
Acknowledgements

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