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Document ID (ISN)111606
CIS number 11-0244
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Report No. 9/09
Author(s) Engelen B., Antúnez Martel J., Baldini L., Barnes K., Blosser P., Diaz Garcia C., Elliott N.G., Fiolet G., Jansen E.B.M., Martinez Sánchez P.M., Mikkonen S., Pfisterer U., Schuermans K., Terschek R., Woldendorp J., Rose K.D., Spierings A.
Title Guidelines for handling and blending FAME
Bibliographic information CONCAWE, Boulevard du Souverain 165, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2009, vi, 35p. Illus. 22 ref.
Abstract This report provides guidance on the handling and blending of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME), as a neat product and at concentrations up to 10% by volume in diesel fuel. The major challenges associated with diesel fuels containing FAME are discussed as they relate to the conformity of the finished fuel to typical specifications, especially those in the European standard for automotive diesel (EN 590). This report focuses on the production, blending, distribution and supply of diesel containing up to 10% FAME by volume, as well as the storage and handling of neat FAME but does not address vehicle-related issues with the use of diesel fuels containing FAME. The potential future production and use of Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters (FAEE) in diesel fuel is also discussed.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; fatty acid esters and salts; petroleum and natural gas industry; petroleum refining
Descriptors (secondary) mixtures; diesel oil; bulk solids storage; liquids handling; comment on standard; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Esters and salts