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Title: Advanced gasifier and water gas shift technologies for low cost coal conversion to high hydrogen syngas

Abstract

The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and team members RTI International (RTI), Coanda Research and Development, and Nexant, are developing and maturing a portfolio of technologies to meet the United States Department of Energy (DOE) goals for lowering the cost of producing high hydrogen syngas from coal for use in carbon capture power and coal-to-liquids/chemicals. This project matured an advanced pilot-scale gasifier, with scalable and commercially traceable components, to readiness for use in a first-of-a-kind commercially-relevant demonstration plant on the scale of 500-1,000 tons per day (TPD). This was accomplished through cold flow simulation of the gasifier quench zone transition region at Coanda and through an extensive hotfire gasifier test program on highly reactive coal and high ash/high ash fusion temperature coals at GTI. RTI matured an advanced water gas shift process and catalyst to readiness for testing at pilot plant scale through catalyst development and testing, and development of a preliminary design basis for a pilot scale reactor demonstrating the catalyst. A techno-economic analysis was performed by Nexant to assess the potential benefits of the gasifier and catalyst technologies in the context of power production and methanol production. This analysis showed an 18%reduction in cost of power and a 19%reductionmore » in cost of methanol relative to DOE reference baseline cases.« less

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Gas Technology Inst., Des Plaines, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Research Triangle Institute; Nexant; Coanda
OSTI Identifier:
1354981
Report Number(s):
DOE-GTI-23577
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0023577
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT

Citation Formats

Kramer, Andrew Kramer. Advanced gasifier and water gas shift technologies for low cost coal conversion to high hydrogen syngas. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1354981.
Kramer, Andrew Kramer. Advanced gasifier and water gas shift technologies for low cost coal conversion to high hydrogen syngas. United States. doi:10.2172/1354981.
Kramer, Andrew Kramer. Fri . "Advanced gasifier and water gas shift technologies for low cost coal conversion to high hydrogen syngas". United States. doi:10.2172/1354981. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1354981.
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title = {Advanced gasifier and water gas shift technologies for low cost coal conversion to high hydrogen syngas},
author = {Kramer, Andrew Kramer},
abstractNote = {The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and team members RTI International (RTI), Coanda Research and Development, and Nexant, are developing and maturing a portfolio of technologies to meet the United States Department of Energy (DOE) goals for lowering the cost of producing high hydrogen syngas from coal for use in carbon capture power and coal-to-liquids/chemicals. This project matured an advanced pilot-scale gasifier, with scalable and commercially traceable components, to readiness for use in a first-of-a-kind commercially-relevant demonstration plant on the scale of 500-1,000 tons per day (TPD). This was accomplished through cold flow simulation of the gasifier quench zone transition region at Coanda and through an extensive hotfire gasifier test program on highly reactive coal and high ash/high ash fusion temperature coals at GTI. RTI matured an advanced water gas shift process and catalyst to readiness for testing at pilot plant scale through catalyst development and testing, and development of a preliminary design basis for a pilot scale reactor demonstrating the catalyst. A techno-economic analysis was performed by Nexant to assess the potential benefits of the gasifier and catalyst technologies in the context of power production and methanol production. This analysis showed an 18%reduction in cost of power and a 19%reduction in cost of methanol relative to DOE reference baseline cases.},
doi = {10.2172/1354981},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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