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Gasification of fossil fuels under oxidative, reductive, and pyrolytic conditions

A. L. Yergey

Gasification of fossil fuels under oxidative, reductive, and pyrolytic conditions

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal gasification.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.L. Yergey ... [et al.]
    SeriesPB 228 668, PB 228 668
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[vi], 177 p.
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16612804M

    Abiotic Theory There is an alternative theory about the formation of oil and gas deposits that could change estimates of potential future oil reserves. According to this theory, oil is not a fossil fuel at all, but was formed deep in the Earth’s crust from inorganic materials. of fossil fuels. The Carbon Cycle The fossil fuels used as energy sources today are coal, petroleum and natural gas. Enormous resources of other fossil fuels exist, but they are not yet in large-scale commercial use. Examples of fossil fuels not used currently, but potentially useful in the future, are oil shale and tar sands (see Chapter 10).File Size: 54KB. Energy and the Environment: Fossil Fuels Fossil Fuels are one of the most important things on this planet to the human race. Without fossil fuels we wouldn't have today's current means of transportation, we would have less heating for the general population, energy uses would be more expensive, and overall the economy and the world would not be able to sustain themselves. Fossil fuels. The Industrial Revolution in Europe in the 19th century fired man’s search for alternative sources of fuel to meet energy needs of the mushrooming industries. With the realization that fossil fuels could meet this requirement, the energy needs of the world were fulfilled for the time being.


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