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A Western Australian gold company and Australia’s top research body are joining forces to trial a new coal mining technique in southern Queensland.
Metex and the CSIRO will burn coal deposits underground at three locations in the Surat Basin, west of Brisbane, and extract the gas for power generation and to produce liquid fuels like diesel.
July 13th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
State-run Coal India Ltd. has inked a pact with Oil and Natural Gas Corp. to pursue the study of underground coal gasification. Junior Minister for Coal Santosh Bagrodia said in a statement CIL entered into a memorandum of understanding with ONGC to jointly pursue a pilot-scale study for underground coal gasification.
He said ONGC, in turn, signed […]
April 19th, 2008 – Posted in Coal
A St. Louis-based company continues to make strides toward constructing a coal gasification plant behind Caterpillar Inc. Secure Energy Inc. announced Friday that the state issued an air permit for the construction of a secure energy gasification plant.
The company earlier this year purchased property behind the Caterpillar Inc. plant to produce synthetic natural gas from Illinois […]
April 15th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General
The new, cleaner coal technology “integrated gasification combined-cycle” – better known as coal gasification – holds promise as part of Wisconsin’s next generation of baseload power plants, a state report concludes.
The Department of Natural Resources and the Public Service Commission have been studying coal gasification, which is being pushed by environmentalists but has elicited a […]
February 3rd, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General
After decades of decline, the Illinois coal industry is poised to make a big comeback. Coal gasification projects will lead the way, said Bill Hoback, chief of the Illinois Office of Coal Development in Springfield.
“Coal gasification offers the very best technology for coal, coal companies and coal miners to be around for a long time,” Hoback […]
July 23rd, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General, Oil and Gas
GE’s energy finance unit will take a 20 percent stake in a power plant project using coal gasification, a sign that the cleaner-burning technology is attracting the attention of investors with deep pockets.
The 630-megawatt Cash Creek project in Henderson County, Ky., will be one of the largest and most advanced clean coal projects of its […]
January 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General
The Environmental Protection Agency is researching a new coal technology that will partially burn coal to generate gas.
Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) can lower air emissions and water use, as well as produce less solid waste. An EPA report also found that this technology could provide a more cost effective approach to capture carbon dioxide, […]
July 10th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
The assets of the Harbin Gasification Plant and the Harbin Coal Industry Company have been injected free of charge into China’s second largest coal producer, the China National Coal Group, as their city plans to make the switch from coal […]
July 21st, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
A Gilbert-based startup company that is developing clean-coal technologies is applying for a U.S. Department of Energy grant to help fund its research and development efforts.
Diversified Energy Corp., 2020 W. Guadalupe Road, is seeking $1.25 million from DOEâ€™s National Energy Technology Lab to develop a process to convert coal to hydrogen, which could serve […]
June 16th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
The federal government, the University of Wyoming and the energy industry should immediately join forces in a pilot project to demonstrate that the stateâ€™s coal reserves can be converted into such products as diesel fuel and clean-burning gas to fuel power plants, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dale Groutage said Monday.
Groutage, unopposed for his partyâ€™s nomination […]
July 12th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
Wyoming’s largest electrical utility, Rocky Mountain Power, is the likely partner in a Wyoming-sponsored effort to launch a coal-gasification demonstration project. The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority, which is spearheading the project, announced Tuesday it would conduct a special meeting today to discuss a draft memorandum of understanding with Rocky Mountain Power, formerly PacifiCorp.
The intent is to align […]
April 19th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General
Gov. Brian Schweitzer says he supports the Highwood Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant proposed for east of Great Falls. “I’m supporting the Highwood project,” Schweitzer told the Great Falls Tribune’s editorial board Friday. “It’ll be one of the cleanest coal plants in the country.”
The plant does not use a technology known as Integrated Gasification Combined […]
June 25th, 2006 – Posted in Coal