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Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982

United States. General Accounting Office

Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal gasification -- Great Plains,
  • Energy development -- Great Plains

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14897091M

    Rinard IH, Benjamin BW () Great plains ASPEN model development: gasifier model. Literature Review and Model Specification. DOE/MC/ Wen CY, Chaung TZ () Entrainment coal gasification modelling. Ind Eng Chem Process Des Dev Cited by: 2.


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Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982 by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August summary: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.]. Get this from a library. Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August report to the Congress.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Construction of the Great Plains coal gasification plant Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982 book reported. Project costs, the management system and the computerized information system are covered.

Federal auditing is discussed. In Decemberthe Great Plains Gasification Associates had essen- tially finished constructing the nation’s first commercial-scale coal gas- ification plant.

As of JGreat Plains had contributed about $ million in equity to the project and had borrowed $ billion. STATUS GE' THE GREAT PLAINS COAL GASIFICATION PROJECT-- AUGUST The Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a loan guarantee for an alternative fuels demonstration project on Januto the Great Plains Gasification Associates.

The loan guarantee covered COStS up t0 Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982 book billion for COnStrUCtiOn. Financial status of the Great Plains coal gasification project Technical Report Not Available Great Plains Gasification Associates and the Department of Energy (DOE) signed a loan guarantee agreement in January for up to $ billion of the estimated $ billion needed to construct a plant producing synthetic gas from coal.

In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project in North Dakota following the project sponsors' default of a $ billion federal found that: (1) a purchase order pricing formula controls the price of the fuel produced by the project; (2) the Department of Energy (DOE) has paid off the project's principal and Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982 book payment due.

information on the Great Plains coal gasification project in North Dakota following the default of a $ billion federal loan by the project sponsors.

Your offices asked that we provide periodic briefing documents on the status of the project. Our first brief. 'The first report was entitled "Status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project Loan Guarantee--February " (EMD, Mar. 6, ). The second report was entitled "Status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project--August " (EMD, Sept.

14, ). Abstract. The Italian priest and scientist Felice Fontana is regarded to be the father of coal gasification. In he noted: “if one quenches glowing coal with distilled water, one obtains ignitable air”.Author: K.

van Heek. Gasification is a process that if properly utilized can transform the world in which we live. Comprehensive in its coverage, this second edition continues the tradition of the first by providing engineers and scientists with an up-to-date overview of commercial processes and applications relevant to today's demands.

Sponsors of the Great Plains coal gasification project in North Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project--August 1982 book defaulted on a federal loan in the amount of $ billion. The Department of Energy has obtained title to the Great Plains project and is evaluating proposals from investment banking-type companies to.

Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project, August Technical Report. Construction of the Great Plains coal gasification plant in Mercer County, North Dakota, is 4 to 6 weeks behind schedule, but no long-term impacts are anticipated. Cumulative project costs. Purchase Coal Gasification and Its Applications - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe Great Plains Synfuels Plant (GPSP) in Beulah, North Dakota has been in operation producing synthetic natural gas (SNG) from lignite coal for 25 years and remains the only coal-to-SNG facility in the United States.

In addition to the production of SNG, the plant also produces high purity carbon dioxide (CO2), which is distributed through a pipeline to end users in Canada for enhanced oil.

@article{osti_, title = {Financial status of the Great Plains coal gasification project}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {Great Plains Gasification Associates and the Department of Energy (DOE) signed a loan guarantee agreement in January for up to $ billion of the estimated $ billion needed to construct a plant producing synthetic gas from coal.

Get this from a library. Synthetic fuels: status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project, August 1, report to the Congress of the United States. [United States. General Accounting Office.].

Coal Gasification (chapter only) The current status, economics of gasification technology, and future of gasification are also discussed. used in the Great Plains Coal Gasification. Get this from a library. Synthetic fuels: status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project--August 1, [United States.

General Accounting Office.]. Analysis of Pipe Failure at the Great Plains Coal Gasification Plant J. Keiser,* O. Dias, t and J. Mayotte* *Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TNand tAmoco Oil Company, P. BoxBldg. NOB, Texas City, TX The rupture of a carbon steel elbow in the methanation area of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Plant Author: J.R Keiser, O.C Dias, J.R Mayotte.

Gasification is a process that if properly utilized can transform the world in which we live. Comprehensive in its coverage, this second edition continues the tradition of the first by providing engineers and scientists with an up-to-date overview of commercial processes and applications relevant to today's demands.

Gasification, 2nd edition is expanded and provides more detail on the 5/5(4). The Great Plains Coal Gasification Project will make tons/day of methanol in addition to million cu ft/day of pipeline-quality substitute natural gas (SNG), making the facility the first commercial producer of methanol-from-coal in the United States, according to the consortium building the $ billion facility in Beulah, North Dakota.

Underground Coal Gasification and Combustion provides an overview of underground coal gasification technology, its current status and future directions. Comprehensive in approach, the book covers history, science, technology, hydrogeology, rock mechanics, environmental performance, economics, regulatory and commercial aspects of UCG projects.

Underground coal gasification (UCG) is an industrial process which converts coal into product gas. UCG is an in-situ gasification process, carried out in non-mined coal seams using injection of oxidants and steam.

The product gas is brought to the surface through production wells drilled from the ock: coal. Carbon gasification reactions form the basis of many important industrial processes, such as the combustion of coal and the produc tion of synthesis gas, fuel gases and activated carbons.

They are also involved in metallurgical processes and in the regeneration of coked catalysts. Thus, understanding the fundamentals of carbon gasification is of vital importance for further technological 3/5(1).

The gasification of coal began in the s century, and many developments are stated in the last years, and since then coal is considered as a potential feed for gasification to produce syngas and liquid s is more abundantly distributed over the earth and has an advantage over the other renewable sources.Also, biomass is the fourth-most important source of energy after Cited by:   coal gasification plant Glitch in regfrigeration unit led to gas leak: Official After the leak, the gas spread to the surrounding villages of Venkatapuram, Padmanabhapuram, BC Colony and SC Colony, with Venkatapuram being "predominantly worst affected", the Collector said.

Location: Five miles northwest of Beulah, North Dakota. Plant description: Great Plains Synfuels Plant is the only commercial-scale coal gasification plant in the United States that manufactures natural gas. Produces about million cubic feet of natural gas per day, plus by-products such as phenol, anhydrous ammonia, ammonium sulfate, cresylic acid, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, naphtha and.

Dakota Gasification Company, a for-profit subsidiary of Basin Electric Power Cooperative, owns and operates the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, ND. The Synfuels Plant is the only commercial-scale coal gasification facility in the United States that manufactures natural gas.

Status of the Great Plains coal gasification project: summer ; report to the Congress / (Washington, D.C.: U.S. General Accounting Office, []), by United States General Accounting Office (page images at HathiTrust) Report of the Public Service Commission for the First District of. Coal is the largest recoverable fossil fuel resource in the U.S.

as well as in the world. Synthesis gas production serves as the starting point for production of a variety of chemicals. The success of the Tennessee Eastman Corp. in producing acetic anhydride from coal shows the great potential of using coal as petrochemicalFile Size: KB.

Coal gasification is the process of producing syngas—a mixture consisting primarily of carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H 2), carbon dioxide (CO 2), natural gas (CH 4), and water vapour (H 2 O)—from coal and water, air and/or oxygen. Historically, coal was gasified to produce coal gas, also known as "town gas".Coal gas is combustible and was used for heating and municipal lighting, before.

COAL GASIFICATION - ROUTES TO AMMONIA AND METHANOL 1. SUMMARY The production of ammonia or methanol from coal starts with the gasification of coal Most older gasification processes operated at around atmospheric pressure, while modern developments use higher pressures.

The two main advantages of the latter route are a reduction in compressor powerFile Size: KB. Great Plains Gasification Associates, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, F.2dNo. 86–, United States Court of Appeals.

U.S. DOE, Wabash River Coal Gasification Repowering Project: A DOE Assessment, U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory report DOE/NETL/ The Dakota Gasification Company is a synthetic natural gas producing company founded in in Beulah, North Dakota, United is an operator of the Great Plains Synfuels Plant.

The plant is located at The plant uses lignite coal to produce synthetic natural gas utilizing a coal gasification process. The plant processes 16 thousand tons of coal daily. One Time Harvest Reflections Coal Future History North Dakota Plains Jacobs Book. $ Cored Rocks In The Rocky Mountain And High Plains Coal Fields Ferm Geology.

Surface - $ Surface Coal Mining And Reclamation History Of The Northern Great Plains. Great Plains Status Of The Great Plains Coal Gasification Project. Full text of "PUBLICATIONS ISSUED JULY-DECEMBER " Synthetic Fuels Status of the Great Plains Coal Gasification Project August 1.

Page 59 Publications Issued July-December Hem 15 Disagreement between GAP and the Department of Energy over the Inter- pretation of Law Regarding the Expiration of the Residential. Coal gasification is a process whereby a hydrocarbon feedstock (coal) is converted into gaseous components by applying heat under pressure in the presence of steam.

Rather than burning, most of the carbon-containing feedstock is broken apart by chemical reactions that produce "syngas." Syngas is primarily hydrogen and carbon monoxide, but the exact composition can vary.

Great River Energy runs the Spiritwood Station, which is a combined heat and power plant. The plant produces steam which is sold to users at the Spiritwood Energy Park, near Jamestown, N.D. North Dakota is also home to the only commercial-scale coal gasification plant in the United States, which is also the largest carbon capture and.

The reactions involved in coal conversion during blast furnace PCI operation consist of coal pyrolysis, char combustion and gasification, as well as assimilation of unburnt char by molten slag and hot metal (Lu et al., a).Often these reactions partially overlap and take place at different locations within the blast furnace where a range of conditions exists.

Coal mines and power plants are what most people identify with North Dakota’s lignite industry, pdf no two pdf the same. The most unique facility in the North Dakota lignite fleet is the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, owned and operated by Dakota Gasification Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Basin Electric Power Cooperative.

The plant converts lignite into synthetic natural gas but it.The Great Plains Gasification Plant in Beulah, North Dakota is a coal-to-SNG facility producing million cubic feet per day of SNG, and has been in operation since Several coal-to-SNG plants are in operation or in project in China, South Korea and India.

The report concluded ebook the parent companies that own the Great Plains coal gasification plant in North Dakota are not taking potential tax .