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Title: Assessment of the candidate markets for liquid boiler fuels

Abstract

Liquid fuels can be produced from coal in a number of indirect and direct liquefaction processes. While indirect coal liquefaction has been proved commercially outside the United States, most attention in this country has focused on the direct liquefaction processes, which include the processes under examination in this report; namely, the Exxon Donor Solvent (EDS), the H-Coal, and the Solvent Refined Coal (SRC) II processes. The objectives of the study were to: compare the boiler fuels of direct coal liquefaction with residual fuel oil (No. 6 fuel oil) including physical characteristics and environmental hazards, such as carcinogenic characteristics and toxic hazard characteristics; determine whether a boiler fuel market would exist for the coal liquefaction products given their physical characteristics and potential environmental hazards; determine the advantages of utilizing methanol as a boiler fuel on a continuous basis in commercial boilers utilizing existing technology; identify the potential regional candidate markets for direct coal liquefaction products as liquid boiler fuels; determine the distributing and handling costs associated with marketing coal liquefaction products as liquid boiler fuels; determine the current regulatory issues associated with the marketing of coal liquefaction products as boiler fuels; and determine and evaluate other institutional issues associated with themore » marketing of direct coal liquefaction products as boiler fuels.« less

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5253197
Report Number(s):
DOE/PE/70090-T1
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-79PE70090
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL LIQUEFACTION; COMMERCIALIZATION; COAL LIQUIDS; CARCINOGENESIS; CHEMICAL PROPERTIES; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; EXXON LIQUEFACTION PROCESS; H-COAL PROCESS; SRC-II PROCESS; BOILER FUEL; FUEL OILS; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; MARKET; MARKETING RESEARCH; METHANOL; REGULATIONS; TOXICITY; ALCOHOLS; FUELS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; LIQUEFACTION; OILS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OTHER ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; PATHOGENESIS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; 015000* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Economic, Industrial, & Business Aspects; 010405 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Hydrogenation & Liquefaction; 010600 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Properties & Composition

Citation Formats

. Assessment of the candidate markets for liquid boiler fuels. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5253197.
. Assessment of the candidate markets for liquid boiler fuels. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5253197
. 1979. "Assessment of the candidate markets for liquid boiler fuels". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5253197. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5253197.
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abstractNote = {Liquid fuels can be produced from coal in a number of indirect and direct liquefaction processes. While indirect coal liquefaction has been proved commercially outside the United States, most attention in this country has focused on the direct liquefaction processes, which include the processes under examination in this report; namely, the Exxon Donor Solvent (EDS), the H-Coal, and the Solvent Refined Coal (SRC) II processes. The objectives of the study were to: compare the boiler fuels of direct coal liquefaction with residual fuel oil (No. 6 fuel oil) including physical characteristics and environmental hazards, such as carcinogenic characteristics and toxic hazard characteristics; determine whether a boiler fuel market would exist for the coal liquefaction products given their physical characteristics and potential environmental hazards; determine the advantages of utilizing methanol as a boiler fuel on a continuous basis in commercial boilers utilizing existing technology; identify the potential regional candidate markets for direct coal liquefaction products as liquid boiler fuels; determine the distributing and handling costs associated with marketing coal liquefaction products as liquid boiler fuels; determine the current regulatory issues associated with the marketing of coal liquefaction products as boiler fuels; and determine and evaluate other institutional issues associated with the marketing of direct coal liquefaction products as boiler fuels.},
doi = {10.2172/5253197},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {12}
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