Bio-Jet Fuel Production Technologies for GHG Reduction in Aviation Sector

항공분야 온실가스 감축을 위한 바이오항공유 제조기술

  • KIM, JAE-KON (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority) ;
  • PARK, JO YONG (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority) ;
  • YIM, EUI SOON (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority) ;
  • MIN, KONG-IL (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority) ;
  • PARK, CHEON-KYU (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority) ;
  • HA, JONG-HAN (Research Institute of Petroleum Technology, Korea Petroleum Quality & Distribution Authority)
  • 김재곤 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 박조용 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 임의순 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 민경일 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 박천규 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 하종한 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소)
  • Received : 2015.11.27
  • Accepted : 2015.12.30
  • Published : 2015.12.30


Thie study presents the biomass-derived jet (bio-jet) fuel production technologies for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction in aviation sector. The aviation sector is responsible for the 2% of the world anthropogenic $CO_2$ emissions and the 10% of the fuel consumption: airlines' costs for fuel reach 30% of operating costs. In addition, the aviation traffic is expected to double within 15 years from 2012, while fuel consumption and $CO_2$ emissions should double in 25 years. Biojet fuels have been claimed to be one of the most promising and strategic solutions to mitigate aviation emissions. This jet fuel, additionally, must meet ASTM International specifications and potentially be a100% drop-in replacement for current petroleum jet fuel. In this study, the current technologies for producing renewable jet fuels, categorized by alcohols-to-jet, oil-to-jet, syngas-to-jet, and sugar-to-jet pathways are reviewed for process, economic analysis and life cycle assessment (LCA) on conversion pathways to bio-jet fuel.



Grant : 농업/임목부산물 열분해오일 활용 안정화 및 수첨탈산소반응 업그레이딩을 통한 수송연료화 기술개발

Supported by : 산업통상자원부


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