Type of catalyst Gas product Oil product Solid Oil products (% recovered)  
  (%yield) (%yield) (%yield) naptha kerosene light gas oil heavy gas oil long residue
Thermal tracking 8.05 80.42 11.53 20.86 5.71 11.77 3.37 58.3
Fe/SiO2-Al2O3 12.94 76.24 10.82 45.35 15.71 22.83 3.7 12.41
Fe/Al2O3 11.62 80.38 8 35.14 14.47 24.16 5.53 20.7
Ni/Al2O3 12 77.2 10.8 38.24 15.67 25.44 3.38 16.94
Table 1: Effect of type of catalyst on product composition at 450°C of reaction temperature, 4.0% by wt. of each catalyst, 100 psi of initial hydrogen pressure and 75 minutes of reaction time.