Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean liquid fuels

P. Ganguli
Energy Catalysis, Inc., US

Keywords: direct catalytic liquefaction, nano-catalysis, clean coal

Summary:

Energy Catalysis Inc (ECI)has developed a direct catalytic liquefaction of coal or petroleum residua,or tar sand bitumen into clean light liquid fuels. Estimated cost of liquid product is $38 to $42 per barrel. U.S. patent on the process was granted in January, 2012.