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Title: Low-Btu coal-gasification-process design report for Combustion Engineering/Gulf States Utilities coal-gasification demonstration plant. [Natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil to natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil or low Btu gas]

Abstract

This report describes a coal gasification demonstration plant that was designed to retrofit an existing steam boiler. The design uses Combustion Engineering's air blown, atmospheric pressure, entrained flow coal gasification process to produce low-Btu gas and steam for Gulf States Utilities Nelson No. 3 boiler which is rated at a nominal 150 MW of electrical power. Following the retrofit, the boiler, originally designed to fire natural gas or No. 2 oil, will be able to achieve full load power output on natural gas, No. 2 oil, or low-Btu gas. The gasifier and the boiler are integrated, in that the steam generated in the gasifier is combined with steam from the boiler to produce full load. The original contract called for a complete process and mechanical design of the gasification plant. However, the contract was curtailed after the process design was completed, but before the mechanical design was started. Based on the well defined process, but limited mechanical design, a preliminary cost estimate for the installation was completed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, CT (USA). Power Systems Group
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
5017504
Report Number(s):
DOE/CH/10047-3
ON: DE82021055
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-80CH10047
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; BOILERS; RETROFITTING; CE ENTRAINED FUEL PROCESS; DEMONSTRATION PLANTS; COAL GASIFICATION PLANTS; DESIGN; ENGINEERING; LOW BTU GAS; CALORIFIC VALUE; DESULFURIZATION; COAL GASIFICATION; COST; MODIFICATIONS; STEAM; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; COMBUSTION PROPERTIES; FLUIDS; FUEL GAS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; GASIFICATION; INDUSTRIAL PLANTS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; 010404* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Gasification

Citation Formats

Andrus, H E, Rebula, E, Thibeault, P R, and Koucky, R W. Low-Btu coal-gasification-process design report for Combustion Engineering/Gulf States Utilities coal-gasification demonstration plant. [Natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil to natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil or low Btu gas]. United States: N. p., 1982. Web. doi:10.2172/5017504.
Andrus, H E, Rebula, E, Thibeault, P R, & Koucky, R W. Low-Btu coal-gasification-process design report for Combustion Engineering/Gulf States Utilities coal-gasification demonstration plant. [Natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil to natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil or low Btu gas]. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5017504
Andrus, H E, Rebula, E, Thibeault, P R, and Koucky, R W. Tue . "Low-Btu coal-gasification-process design report for Combustion Engineering/Gulf States Utilities coal-gasification demonstration plant. [Natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil to natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil or low Btu gas]". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5017504. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5017504.
@article{osti_5017504,
title = {Low-Btu coal-gasification-process design report for Combustion Engineering/Gulf States Utilities coal-gasification demonstration plant. [Natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil to natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil or low Btu gas]},
author = {Andrus, H E and Rebula, E and Thibeault, P R and Koucky, R W},
abstractNote = {This report describes a coal gasification demonstration plant that was designed to retrofit an existing steam boiler. The design uses Combustion Engineering's air blown, atmospheric pressure, entrained flow coal gasification process to produce low-Btu gas and steam for Gulf States Utilities Nelson No. 3 boiler which is rated at a nominal 150 MW of electrical power. Following the retrofit, the boiler, originally designed to fire natural gas or No. 2 oil, will be able to achieve full load power output on natural gas, No. 2 oil, or low-Btu gas. The gasifier and the boiler are integrated, in that the steam generated in the gasifier is combined with steam from the boiler to produce full load. The original contract called for a complete process and mechanical design of the gasification plant. However, the contract was curtailed after the process design was completed, but before the mechanical design was started. Based on the well defined process, but limited mechanical design, a preliminary cost estimate for the installation was completed.},
doi = {10.2172/5017504},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5017504}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {6}
}