Synthane pillot plant, South Park Township, Pennsylvania. Final report

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The Synthane pilot plant was operated by the Lummus Company for the US Department of Energy during the period 1975-1978 to test the feasibility of the Synthane process to produce pipeline quality gas from coal. The Synthane process was developed by the US Bureau of Mines at Bruceton, Pa., now the Pittsburgh Energy Technical Center. The operations of the Synthane pilot plant were suspended in September, 1978. The unit has been mothballed and is presently being maintained in a standby mode. The final report of the operation of the Synthane Pilot Plant represents a summary of various aspects of this ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. January 1, 1979.

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The Synthane pilot plant was operated by the Lummus Company for the US Department of Energy during the period 1975-1978 to test the feasibility of the Synthane process to produce pipeline quality gas from coal. The Synthane process was developed by the US Bureau of Mines at Bruceton, Pa., now the Pittsburgh Energy Technical Center. The operations of the Synthane pilot plant were suspended in September, 1978. The unit has been mothballed and is presently being maintained in a standby mode. The final report of the operation of the Synthane Pilot Plant represents a summary of various aspects of this project. It contains reports which cover the operation, technical evaluation, and engineering for the period 1976-1978. Additional data on the operation of the Synthane Pilot Plant have previously been recorded in various run reports submitted to the Department of Energy and are available from the National Technical Information Services (NTIS). This Final Report includes an appendix which supplements the individual sections and an index to the library that is part of the Synthane Pilot Plant in Bruceton, Pa. where all documents prepared for the design, engineering, and operation of this facility are filed.

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  • Report No.: COO-0003-41-T1
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-02-0003
  • DOI: 10.2172/5631379 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5631379
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093128

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Synthane pillot plant, South Park Township, Pennsylvania. Final report, report, January 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093128/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.