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Lignite Testing in an Advanced High-Temperature, High-Pressure Transport Reactor Gasifier.  Final Report for the period November 30, 1999, through December 31, 2001).

Swanson, Michael L.

University of North Dakota

In this pdf format, this document has 46 pages and is 1.70 MB.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

iii

List of Tables

iv

Executive Summary

v

1.0

Objectives

1

2.0

Tasks

1

2.1

Task 1 Evaluation of Air-Blown TRDU Performance Using ND Lignite

1

2.2

Task 2 Oxygen-Blown TRDU Operation Using a ND Lignite

2

2.3

Task 3 Gas Turbine Combustion Modeling

3

2.4

Task 4 Economic Projections for Transport Reactor Gasifiers

4

3.0

Project Description

4

3.1

Hot-Gas Filter Vessel

7

3.2

High-Pressure and High-Temperature Sampling System

9

4.0

Accomplishments

10

4.1

TRDU Fuel Analysis

10

4.2

TRDU Operation

10

 

4.2.1

Task 1 TRDU Air-Blown Gasification Tests PO64 and PO65

10

 

4.2.2

Task 2 Oxygen-Blown Gasification Test P068

12

4.3

TRDU Ash Chemistry

17

4.4

TRDU Deposit Formation

25

4.5

Hot-Gas Filter Operation

25

4.6

Task 5 GE Combustion Turbine Modeling of a Lignite-Fired Transport Reactor Gasification Combined-Cycle Plant

32

4.7

Task 6 Economic Assessment of a Natural Gas-Fired Combined-Cycle Power Plant in North Dakota

33

5.0

Conclusions

33

6.0

Recommendations

34

7.0

Reference

34

Appendix A - Statistical Data