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Title: Method for coal liquefaction

A process is disclosed for coal liquefaction in which minute particles of coal in intimate contact with a hydrogenation catalyst and hydrogen arc reacted for a very short time at a temperature in excess of 400 C at a pressure of at least 1500 psi to yield over 50% liquids with a liquid to gaseous hydrocarbon ratio in excess of 8:1. 1 figures.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7204288
Assignee:
Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States) NETL; EDB-94-097951
Patent Number(s):
US 5308477; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-939772
Contract Number:
AC22-88PC88817
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 3 Sep 1992
Research Org:
University of Utah
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL LIQUEFACTION; CHEMICAL ENGINEERING; COAL LIQUIDS; CHEMICAL REACTION YIELD; FUEL GAS; COAL FINES; HYDROGEN TRANSFER; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; COAL; ENERGY SOURCES; ENGINEERING; FLUIDS; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; LIQUEFACTION; LIQUIDS; MATERIALS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; YIELDS; 010405* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Hydrogenation & Liquefaction