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JGC: Commercialization of new liquid fuel from low-rank coal  

By Gerald Ondrey |

JGC Corp.(Yokohama, Japan; www.jgc.co.jp) has completed the construction of a demonstration plant in Indonesia for the production of a liquid-type new fuel called JGC Coal Fuel (JCF). An inauguration ceremony was held, attended by Indonesian and Japanese government officials, as well as JGC’s business partners, at the plant site in Karawang, Indonesia, about 50 km east of Jakarta. Now in operation, the plant has a capacity of approximately 10,000 ton/yr. This is a significant milestone for JCF business development in Indonesia. Indonesia — having the world’s fourth largest population of approximately 240,000,000 — is enjoying economic prosperity with an average annual growth rate of a little over 6%. Maintaining a stable energy supply is one of the country’s top priorities for sustainable economic growth. However, the country’s crude oil production has been declining, turning the nation into a net importer of oil since 2004. Indonesia is now increasingly reliant on coal as its primary energy source. With this background, the Indonesian government is actively promoting the further utilization of domestic coal resources. In particular, it has placed importance on the effective use of low-rank coal,…
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