The Science of Syngas (February 10, 2012)

This story was part of an episode of Open Spaces that centered around a coal-to-gasoline plant proposed to be built in the state. My colleagues looked into funding and environmental impact, but I was curious about how the coal-to-gas process actually worked.

Science of Syngas Feature

“DKRW Advanced Fuels has licensed technology from GE and Exxon-Mobil to transform coal into gasoline at a proposed plant in Medicine Bow. But theirs is just one system of creating liquid fuel. Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez spoke with some experts about how synthetic gas, or syngas, is made.”

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About gumshuz

I'm a writer and journalist living in Wyoming. Audio is my passion. My reporting has aired on Naitonal Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, BBC/PRI, APM and WAMU. My writing has been published in The News Leader, the Daily News-Record and The Star-Ledger. I deal in Americana and the human condition.
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