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LURGI AND IN SITU-GENERATED RAW COAL GAS CONTAIN TARS, PHENOLS AND LIGHT…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
380
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
380
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Carbotek Inc
16223 Park Row Suite 100 Houston, TX 77084
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: LURGI AND IN SITU-GENERATED RAW COAL GAS CONTAIN TARS, PHENOLS AND LIGHT HYDROCARBONS.
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

LURGI AND IN SITU-GENERATED RAW COAL GAS CONTAIN TARS, PHENOLS AND LIGHT HYDROCARBONS. THESE BY-PRODUCTS ARE OFTEN UNMARKETABLE AND FORCE THE USE OF EXPENSIVE AND CUMBERSOME GAS CLEANUP SCHEMES TO REMOVE AND DISPOSE OF THEM. THIS PROJECT AIMS TO DEVELOP A CATALYTIC GAS CLEANUP STEP FOR CONVERSION OF BY-PRODUCTS IN THE RAW GAS TO ADDITIONAL H(2), CO, CO(2), AND CH(4). SUCH A CLEANUP STEP WOULD ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR SEVERAL PIECES OF DOWNSTREAM EQUIPMENT AND ALLOW IMPROVED HEAT INTEGRATION AND THERMAL EFFICIENCY AS WELL AS REDUCED STEAM CONSUMPTION.PHASE I WORK WILL CONSIST OF: AN EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING TEST PROGRAM ON PROMISING CATALYSTS UNDER REALISTIC CONDITIONS AND AN ENGINEERING STUDY VIA A COMPUTER PROCESS MODEL TO DETERMINE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT CLEANUP REACTOR OPERATING CONDITIONS AND MEANS OF HEAT SUPPLY. EXPECTED RESULTS ARE A SMALLER GROUP OF POTENTIALLY COMMERCIAL CATALYSTS TO BE CARRIED INTO MORE DETAILED PHASE II TESTING AND A QUANTITATIVE UNDERSTANDING OF TRADE-OFFS GOVERNING CLEANUP REACTOR CONDITIONS.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. michael a. gibson
PRESIDENT

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Carbotek Inc.
2916 West T.c. Jester Suite 201 Houston, TX 77018

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No