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Table 6 Cash operating cost and minimum fuel selling price for 380 million liter per year jet fuel facility

From: Hydrocarbon bio-jet fuel from bioconversion of poplar biomass: techno-economic assessment

Operating cost USD per liter
Reforming Gasification
Feedstock 0.23 0.23
Cellulase enzymes 0.13 0.13
Fermentation nutrients 0.01 0.01
Other raw materials 0.09 0.09
Waste disposal 0.01 0.01
Electricity −0.02 0.004
Reforming/Gasification O&M 0.01 0.01
Natural gas (and hog fuel) 0.07 0.07
Fixed manufacturing costs 0.14 0.15
Total cash cost 0.67 0.70
Minimum selling price with 7 % discount 0.93 0.99
Minimum selling price with 15 % discount 1.13 1.22
  1. Operating costs are broken down into major groupings