Patent Number: 6,309,432

Title: Synthetic jet fuel and process for its production

Abstract: Clean distillate useful as a jet fuel or jet blending stock is produced from Fischer-Tropsch wax by separating wax into heavier and lighter fractions; further separating the lighter fraction and hydroisomerizing the heavier fraction and that portion of the light fraction above about 475.degree. F. The isomerized product is blended with the untreated portion of the lighter fraction to produce high quality, clean, jet fuel.

Inventors: Wittenbrink; Robert J. (Baton Rouge, LA), Berlowitz; Paul J (E. Windsor, NJ), Cook; Bruce R. (Pittstown, NJ)

Assignee: Exxon Research and Engineering Company

International Classification: C10L 1/182 (20060101); C10L 1/14 (20060101); C10L 10/00 (20060101); C10L 1/10 (20060101); C10L 10/04 (20060101); C10L 001/18 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018