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Gasification Plant Cost and Performance Optimization.
Task 1 Topical Report IGCC Plant Cost Optimization.
Volume 1 of 3 - September 1999 to January 2002.

Bechtel Corporation
Global Energy Inc.
Nexant, Inc.

In this pdf format, this document has 753 pages and is 5.40 MB.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

ES-1

8

I.

Introduction

I-1

13

II.

Study Objectives and Methodology

II-1

19

II.1

Study Objectives

II-1

19

II.2

Background and Methodology

II-2

20

II.3

Value Improving Practices

II-4

22

II.4

Availability Analysis

II-12

30

II.5

Commodity Pricing

II-14

32

II.6

Financial Analysis

II-16

34

III.

Study Basis and Overview

III-1

35

III.1

Study Basis

III-1

35

III.2

Project Overview

III-1

35

III.3

Heat Integration

III-2

36

III.4

Cost Drivers

III-4

38

III.5

Plant Size

III-5

39

III.6

Study Perceptions and Strategic Marketing Considerations

III-6

40

IV.

Petroleum Coke Cases

IV-1

47

IV.1

The Petroleum Coke IGCC Coproduction Plants

IV-1

47

IV.2

The Single-Train Petroleum Coke IGCC Power Plant

IV-5

51

V.

Coal Cases

V-1

65

V.1

The Subtask 1.1 Wabash River Greenfield Plant

V-1

65

V.2

The Nominal 1,000 MW Coal IGCC Power Plant

V-2

66

V.3

The Single Train IGCC Power Plants

V-3

67

V.4

The Subtask 1.4 Coal to Hydrogen Plant

V-6

70

VI.

Environmental Impacts

VI-1

82

VII.

Market Potential and Future Applications

VII-1

85

VII.1

Market Potential

VII-1

85

VII.2

Environmental Drivers

VII-4

88

VII.3

Future Applications

VII-5

89

VIII.

Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations

VIII-1

91

VIII.1

Summary

VIII-1

91

VIII.2

Conclusions

VIII-4

94

VIII.3

Recommendation

VIII-5

95

IX.

Acknowledgements

VIII-1

96

X.

Appendices 

108

X.1

Subtask 1.1 Wabash River Greenfield Plant

108

X.2

Subtask 1.2 Petroleum Coke IGCC Coproduction Plant

144

X.3

Subtask 1.3 Optimized Petroleum Coke IGCC Coproduction Plant

187

X.4

Subtask 1.3 Next Plant Next Optimized Petroleum Coke IGCC Coproduction Plant

292

X.5

Subtask 1.4 Optimized Coal to Power IGCC Plant

374

X.6

Subtask 1.5 Comparison of Coal and Coke IGCC Plants

448

X.7

Subtask 1.6 Nominal 1,000 MW Coal IGCC Power Plant

479

X.8

Subtask 1.7 Coal to Hydrogen Plant

548

X.9

Subtask 1.8 Warm Gas Cleanup Review

611

X.10

Subtask 1.9 Availability Analysis

631

X.11

Design Basis

653

X.12

Technical Publications

714