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Title: ENHANCED HYDROGEN ECONOMICS VIA COPRODUCTION OF FUELS AND CARBON PRODUCTS

Abstract

This Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory sponsored research effort to develop environmentally cleaner projects as a spin-off of the FutureGen project, which seeks to reduce or eliminate emissions from plants that utilize coal for power or hydrogen production. New clean coal conversion processes were designed and tested for coproducing clean pitches and cokes used in the metals industry as well as a heavy crude oil. These new processes were based on direct liquefaction and pyrolysis techniques that liberate volatile liquids from coal without the need for high pressure or on-site gaseous hydrogen. As a result of the research, a commercial scale plant for the production of synthetic foundry coke has broken ground near Wise, Virginia under the auspices of Carbonite Inc. This plant will produce foundry coke by pyrolyzing a blend of steam coal feedstocks. A second plant is planned by Quantex Energy Inc (in Texas) which will use solvent extraction to coproduce a coke residue as well as crude oil. A third plant is being actively considered for Kingsport, Tennessee, pending a favorable resolution of regulatory issues.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
West Virginia University
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1030657
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-06NT42761
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT

Citation Formats

Kennel, Elliot B, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, Dadyburjor, Dady, Dixit, Santhoshi, Garlapalli, Ravinder, Magean, Liviu, Mukkha, Mayuri, Olajide, Olufemi A, Stiller, Alfred H, and Yurchick, Christopher L. ENHANCED HYDROGEN ECONOMICS VIA COPRODUCTION OF FUELS AND CARBON PRODUCTS. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.2172/1030657.
Kennel, Elliot B, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, Dadyburjor, Dady, Dixit, Santhoshi, Garlapalli, Ravinder, Magean, Liviu, Mukkha, Mayuri, Olajide, Olufemi A, Stiller, Alfred H, & Yurchick, Christopher L. ENHANCED HYDROGEN ECONOMICS VIA COPRODUCTION OF FUELS AND CARBON PRODUCTS. United States. doi:10.2172/1030657.
Kennel, Elliot B, Bhagavatula, Abhijit, Dadyburjor, Dady, Dixit, Santhoshi, Garlapalli, Ravinder, Magean, Liviu, Mukkha, Mayuri, Olajide, Olufemi A, Stiller, Alfred H, and Yurchick, Christopher L. Thu . "ENHANCED HYDROGEN ECONOMICS VIA COPRODUCTION OF FUELS AND CARBON PRODUCTS". United States. doi:10.2172/1030657. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1030657.
@article{osti_1030657,
title = {ENHANCED HYDROGEN ECONOMICS VIA COPRODUCTION OF FUELS AND CARBON PRODUCTS},
author = {Kennel, Elliot B and Bhagavatula, Abhijit and Dadyburjor, Dady and Dixit, Santhoshi and Garlapalli, Ravinder and Magean, Liviu and Mukkha, Mayuri and Olajide, Olufemi A and Stiller, Alfred H and Yurchick, Christopher L},
abstractNote = {This Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory sponsored research effort to develop environmentally cleaner projects as a spin-off of the FutureGen project, which seeks to reduce or eliminate emissions from plants that utilize coal for power or hydrogen production. New clean coal conversion processes were designed and tested for coproducing clean pitches and cokes used in the metals industry as well as a heavy crude oil. These new processes were based on direct liquefaction and pyrolysis techniques that liberate volatile liquids from coal without the need for high pressure or on-site gaseous hydrogen. As a result of the research, a commercial scale plant for the production of synthetic foundry coke has broken ground near Wise, Virginia under the auspices of Carbonite Inc. This plant will produce foundry coke by pyrolyzing a blend of steam coal feedstocks. A second plant is planned by Quantex Energy Inc (in Texas) which will use solvent extraction to coproduce a coke residue as well as crude oil. A third plant is being actively considered for Kingsport, Tennessee, pending a favorable resolution of regulatory issues.},
doi = {10.2172/1030657},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011},
month = {Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EDT 2011}
}

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