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Title: Scale-up of mild gasification to a process development unit. Quarterly report, May--August 1993

Abstract

The overall objective of this project is to develop the IGT Mild-Gasification (MILDGAS) process for near-term commercialization. The specific objectives of the program are to: design, construct, and operate a 24-tons/day adiabatic process development unit (PDU) to obtain process performance data suitable for further design scaleup; obtain large batches of coal-derived co-products for industrial evaluation; prepare a detailed design of a demonstration unit; and develop technical and economic plans for commercialization of the MILDGAS process. The MILDGAS process is a continuous closed system for producing liquid and solid (char) co-products at mild operating conditions up to 50 psig and 1300 F. It is capable of processing a wide range of both eastern caking and western noncaking coals. The 1 ton/hr PDU facility that is to be constructed is comprised of a 2.5-ft ID adiabatic gasifier for the production of gases, coal liquids, and char; a thermal cracker for upgrading of the coal liquids; a three-stage condensation train to condense and store the liquid products; and coal feeding and char handling equipment. The facility will also incorporate support equipment for environmentally acceptable disposal of process waste. This quarter, the authors completed preparation of the draft of the permitting documentation that willmore » be required by the Illinois EPA for the permit to construct the PDU and it is planned to submit it to the State of Illinois early in the next quarter. Also this quarter, a presentation of the project aims and status were presented during a site visit on August 11, 1993 by DOE personnel and Robert Kripowicz, the Staff Assistant, Subcommittee on the Interior, of the US House Committee on Appropriations.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Kerr-McGee Coal Corp., Oklahoma City, OK (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10165581
Report Number(s):
DOE/MC/27391-3753
ON: DE94004127; BR: AA8595000; TRN: AHC29415%%46
DOE Contract Number:  
FC21-92MC27391
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Mar 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL GASIFICATION; PERFORMANCE TESTING; PROCESS DEVELOPMENT UNITS; DESIGN; COAL LIQUIDS; THERMAL CRACKING; PROGRESS REPORT; PERMIT APPLICATIONS; 010404; 010402; GASIFICATION; PURIFICATION AND UPGRADING

Citation Formats

Campbell, J.A.L., Carty, R.H., and Foster, H.. Scale-up of mild gasification to a process development unit. Quarterly report, May--August 1993. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10165581.
Campbell, J.A.L., Carty, R.H., & Foster, H.. Scale-up of mild gasification to a process development unit. Quarterly report, May--August 1993. United States. doi:10.2172/10165581.
Campbell, J.A.L., Carty, R.H., and Foster, H.. Tue . "Scale-up of mild gasification to a process development unit. Quarterly report, May--August 1993". United States. doi:10.2172/10165581. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10165581.
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title = {Scale-up of mild gasification to a process development unit. Quarterly report, May--August 1993},
author = {Campbell, J.A.L. and Carty, R.H. and Foster, H.},
abstractNote = {The overall objective of this project is to develop the IGT Mild-Gasification (MILDGAS) process for near-term commercialization. The specific objectives of the program are to: design, construct, and operate a 24-tons/day adiabatic process development unit (PDU) to obtain process performance data suitable for further design scaleup; obtain large batches of coal-derived co-products for industrial evaluation; prepare a detailed design of a demonstration unit; and develop technical and economic plans for commercialization of the MILDGAS process. The MILDGAS process is a continuous closed system for producing liquid and solid (char) co-products at mild operating conditions up to 50 psig and 1300 F. It is capable of processing a wide range of both eastern caking and western noncaking coals. The 1 ton/hr PDU facility that is to be constructed is comprised of a 2.5-ft ID adiabatic gasifier for the production of gases, coal liquids, and char; a thermal cracker for upgrading of the coal liquids; a three-stage condensation train to condense and store the liquid products; and coal feeding and char handling equipment. The facility will also incorporate support equipment for environmentally acceptable disposal of process waste. This quarter, the authors completed preparation of the draft of the permitting documentation that will be required by the Illinois EPA for the permit to construct the PDU and it is planned to submit it to the State of Illinois early in the next quarter. Also this quarter, a presentation of the project aims and status were presented during a site visit on August 11, 1993 by DOE personnel and Robert Kripowicz, the Staff Assistant, Subcommittee on the Interior, of the US House Committee on Appropriations.},
doi = {10.2172/10165581},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {3}
}