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December 1, 2012

Coal Gasification For Chemicals

Numerous cost and processing challenges surround coal gasification, but the technology is becoming more prevalent in petroleum-poor areas

Richard Beaman and Cliff Reese, SSOE Group

There are a host of reasons for why petroleum has historically been the feedstock of choice for making chemicals, and coal has been used mostly as a fuel for steam and electricity production. These include the comparative ease with which petroleum can be extracted, transported and processed. However, another set of conditions, including growing world demand for energy and transportation fuels, has renewed interest in coal gasification as a starting point to produce chemicals and liquid fuels....

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