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Development of IGT Hydrogasification Process.
Progress Reports, January December 1967.

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Table of Contents

Quarterly Progress Report for the Quarter July through September 1967

3

Summary

4

Hydrogasification

5

Coal Pretreatment

7

Methanation

8

Coal Characterization

9

Calorimetry

9

Engineering Economics Studies

9

 

 

Progress Report February 1967

 

Summary

13

Hydrogasification

14

Coal Pretreatment

15

Tables

16

 

 

High-Pressure Methanation

17

Coal Characterization

17

Calorimetry

18

 

 

Progress Report March 1967

Summary

21

Hydrogasification

22

Coal Pretreatment

25

High-Temperature Methanation

27

Coal Characterization

28

Calorimetry

28

Economic Studies

28

 

 

Progress Report April 1967

Summary

31

Hydrogasification

32

Coal Pretreatment

34

High-Pressure Methanation

35

Calorimetry

36

Process Economics

36

 

 

Progress Report May 1967

Summary

39

Hydrogasification

40

Coal Characterization

43

Calorimetry

43

Petrography

43

Methanation

43

Engineering Economics

44

 

 

Progress Report June 1967

 

Summary

47

Hydrogasification

48

Coal Pretreatment

50

Coal Characterization

50

Calorimetry

50

Methanation

51

Engineering Economics

51

Work Planned

51

 

 

Progress Report July 1967

 

Summary

55

Hydrogasification

56

Pretreatment

56

Methanation

56

Engineering Economics

56

Electrothermal Reactor

57

Power Source

57

Pilot Plant Preliminary Design

57

 

 

Project Status Report for Office of Coal Research and American Gas Association.  Report for Third Quarter, 1967

 

 

 

I.      Project Objective

58

II.     Achievements

58

Coal Characterization

58

Engineering Economics Studies

59

High-Pressure Methanation

59

Pilot Plant Studies

59

Design of Large Pilot Plant

60

Project Status Change

60

III.   Problems

60

IV.   Recommendations

60

V.    Status of Funding

60

 

 

Appendix

62

 

 

Coal Characterization

62

Coal Slurry Properties

62

 

 

Tables

64

Summary

73

Hydrogasification

74

High-Pressure Methanation

75

Electrothermal Gasification

75

Preliminary Hydrogasifier Design

76

Power Source

76

 

 

Progress Report September 1967

 

Summary

77

Hydrogasification

78

Electrothermal Gasification

78

Power Package

79

Methanation

79

Coal Characterization

79

Calorimetry

80

Preliminary Design

80

 

 

Progress Report October 1967

 

Summary

83

Hydrogasification

84

Electrothermal Gasification

84

Methanation

85

Calorimetry

85

 

 

Progress Report November 1967

 

 

 

Hydrogasification-Electrical Conductivity Tests

88

Electrothermal Reactor

88

Engineering Economics Studies

88

Methanation

89

Calorimetry

89

Power Package

89

Pilot Plant

89

 

 

Progress Report December 1967

 

Hydrogasification Electrical Conductivity Tests

93

Electrothermal Gasification

93

Power Package

94

Methanation

94

Coal Characterization

94