Applications of Ionic Liquids in the Oil Industry: Towards A Sustainable Industry

Application of ILs in the Removal of Pollutants Present in Gasoline and Diesel

Author(s): Rafael Martínez Palou and Natalya V. Likhanova

Pp: 12-38 (27)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815079579123010004

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This chapter presents an overview of ionic liquids application for the removal of some pollutants such as sulfur, nitrogen and others that are present in considerable concentrations in fuels such as gasoline and diesel and which must be removed because they cause major environmental problems, and which can be extracted by different liquid-liquid extraction procedures using ILs.

Keywords: Ionic liquids, Pollutants, Gasoline, Diesel, Liquid-liquid extraction, Sulfur, Nitrogen, Fluoride

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