Economic Assessment of a Conceptual Biomass to Liquids Bio-Syntrolysis Plant


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An economic assessment of integrating a High-Temperature Generation Plant (HTGR) with a biomass to SynFuel plant was performed under three market scenarios. Results are as competitive as other carbon feedstock to liquid fuel concepts being investigated. Such a concept may be especially competitive in many countries not rich in traditional, energy dense, fossil fuels and an abundant potential in wind, hydroelectric, or other renewable energy resource for a reliable electric energy supply. An integrated energy enterprise could produce 120,000 BBLs of high-quality, low-sulfur synfuel daily, or 1.0% of the U.S. imported crude oil within a 10,000 square mile footprint.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: Technical Proceedings of the 2010 Clean Technology Conference and Trade Show
Published: June 21, 2010
Pages: 17 - 20
Industry sector: Energy & Sustainability
Topic: Materials for Oil & Gas
ISBN: 978-1-4398-3419-0