Journal of
Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels

  • Abbreviation: J. Pet. Technol. Altern. Fuels
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2360-8560
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPTAF
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 69

Table of Content: December 2018; 9(3)

December 2018

Fatty acid profile and quality parameters of Ceiba pentandra (L.) seed oil: A potential source of biodiesel

The probable depletion of fossil energy resources has led the international scientific community to direct research towards biofuels, including vegetable oils. Benin has a rich biodiversity with multiple oilseed species, potential sources of biofuels. Among these, Ceiba pentandra was identified and selected for a detailed study of its unconventional vegetable oil. In this order of idea, the harvested seeds were dried in...

Author(s): Papin Sourou MONTCHO, Léopold TCHIAKPE, Guevara NONVIHO, Fifa Théomaine Diane BOTHON, Assou SIDOHOUNDE, Cokou Pascal AGBANGNAN DOSSA, David BESSIERES, Anna CHROSTOWSKA and Dominique Codjo Koko SOHOUNHLOUE