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CRI Excerpt from American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturer’s Panel Discussion



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  • Title: Techno-economic Analysis of the Integrated Hydropyrolysis andHydroconversion Process for the Production of Gasoline and Diesel Fuels fromBiomassAuthor: Eric C. D. TanPlatform: Analysis ReportDate: May 23, 2011


  • 1. 2012 AFPM Annual MeetingMarch 1310:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • 2. Describe: • Types of technology pathways under development; • Biomass feedstock choices; • Development timeline for each technology type; and • Interface with petroleum refining industryAM-12-32 Page 2 2012 Annual Meeting
  • 3. Dr. Alan Del PaggioVice President – Upstream & RenewablesCRI Catalyst CompanyHouston, Texas
  • 4. IH2 Process Differentiators Green CO2Key DifferentiatorsFeedstock Flexible Light Gases 3) Renewable H2 Wood/ForestStand Alone (or Synergistic) Operation Residue Hi Press SteamAttractive economics HDO’d Liquid Low capex (low P, low TAN, simple) Low opex Agri Residues Distilled Hydrocarbon Products Gasoline, JetExothermic and /or Diesel 2) Bubbling Fluidized Bed 4) Fixed Bed RangeHydrocarbon product Garbage (MSW) Proprietary Catalyst Hydrotreater Hydrocarbon Renewable H2 Proprietary Catalyst Fuels / Blend High energy density (i.e. 18 kBTU/lb) 340-470C Renewable H2 Hot Water Stocks Yields 67-157 gal/ton MAF* <500psig <500psig Energy Crops Replaces ‘whole barrel’ gas/jet/diesel Low TAN N/S stream O below detection limit for Fertilizer Algae Fungible 1st Stage 2nd StageSelf-sufficient internal “green” H2 Char (burn) >90% GHG reduction** 1) Feed Conditioning Sizing , Drying & Feeding Eases logistical constraints (H2)Integrates existing technologies Rapid implementation * Moisture & Ash Free basis ** IH2 technology LCA Analyses conducted by Prof. David Shonnard, et al Michigan Technical University; feed stock dependentAM-12-32 Page 4 2012 Annual Meeting
  • 5. Installed Equipment Costs $112.6mln Operating Costs Total $1.60/gal* Wood $71.97/dry ton 4.7 Feed 29.6 Other Op Costs: 17.7 5.9 1st Stage HP/ 2nd Catalyst, Disposal, etc. 36.6 Fixed Cost Stage HC Fractionation 17.3 6.8 91.31 Depreciation HMU 2.14 Avg Income Tax Utilities & Avg ROI 44.0 7.8 Contingency @ 35% *Includes $0.093/gal coproduct credit Total Capital Investment $232.8mln • 2000mt/d wood (delivered to 1st stage at 10% moisture) Installed Equipment • Land acquisition & development costs included Costs • Equipment cost - HMU is largest @ $44mln ~40% TIC Land/Develop 102.7 112.6 • Total Capital ~Double Installed Equipment Permits & S/U • Feed Stock ~55% of Operating Cost • Minimum Fuel Selling Price – 1.60$/gal (2007 USD) Standard Project Add- Ins** 11.7 • Refinery Synergy w/Refinery H2 Supply 5.7 • Reduces Capital Cost ~44.0MM$ ** Prorated Expense (10%), H O & Construction (20%), Field Expense (10%), Working Capital (10%) , Project Contingency • Estimated MSP $1.36/gal (2007 USD) (30%) Title: Techno-economic Analysis of the Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion • NREL Economics validated by Global Engineering & Construction Process for the Production of Gasoline and Diesel Fuels from Biomass Company Author: Eric C. D. Tan Platform: Analysis Report Date: May 23, 2011AM-12-32 Page 5 2012 Annual Meeting
  • 6. • Bench Scale - Since 2009 @ 0.5-kg/hr • Pilot Scale - February S/U, continuous @ 50-kg/d • Pre Commercial Scale - Basic Engineering 5t/d demo(s) • Commercial Scale - Target availability 1/1/14 begin Engineering • Significant interest from Asia • US Refiners looking to partnerAM-12-32 Page 6 2012 Annual Meeting