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Feasibility Study for Alternative-Fuels Production:  Fluidized-Bed Gasification of Rice Hulls.  Executive Summary March 1982.

American Rice, Inc.

In this pdf format, this document has 196 pages and is 6.41 MB.

Table of Contents

 

Part 1, Section 1 - 2, 1 MB

Preface

1

Project Summary

1

Background

2

The Study

3

Technologies Considered

3

System Selection

5

Pilot Testing

7

Plant Design Options

7

The Char Product

8

Economic Feasibility

8

Basis for Analysis

9

Results of Economic Analysis

9

EPILOG

11

Revised Study Phase II Table of Contents

12

1

Summary

1-1

2

Introduction

2-1

2.1

Background

2-1

2.2

The Feasibility Study Objectives

2-1

2.3

Rice and the Milling Process

2-3

 Part 2, Sec 3 - Appendices, 5.54 MB

3

Deliverables Required by DOE

3-1

3.1

Preliminary Facility Design

3-1

3.1.1

Assessment of Technological State of All Processes being Considered

3-1

3.1.2

Detailed Information on Process Selected

3-39

3.1.3

Alternative Fuel Production Schedule and Displacement of Oil and Gas

3-56

3.1.4

Raw Material Support Requirements

3-58

3.1.5

Assessment of Sale/Distribution or Use of Production

3-59

 

 

3.1.6

Procurement of Equipment Schedule

3-72

3.1.7

Management Plan for Project Leading to Commercialization

3-73

3.1.8

Assessment of Uncertainty of Commercial Applications and what needs to be done

3-79

3.1.9

Contingency Plan Formulation

3-82

3.2

Economic and Financial Analysis

3-84

3.2.1

Capital Requirements and Operating Costs

N/A

3.2.2

Investment Analysis

3-92

3.2.3

Other Project-Related Costs/Benefits

3-93

3.2.4

Risk Analysis

3-94

3.2.5

Sensitivity Analysis

3-100