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Consol Energy Plans Coal-to-Liquids Plant in West Virginia

11:51 AM MDT | August 4, 2008 | Nancy Seewald

Consol Energy (Pittsburgh), the largest U.S. producer of bituminous coal, and Synthesis Energy Systems (SES; Houston), an industrial gasification technology provider, plan to invest $800 million to build a coal-to-liquids plant near Benwood, WV. Construction is expected to begin in the first half of 2009. The proposed plant will convert coal from a nearby Consol mine into synthetic gas (syngas) using SES’s proprietary gasification technology. The syngas will be used to produce about 720,000 m.t./year of methanol, which can be used as a chemical feedstock or...

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