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Modular CCUS upgrades for maximizing existing coal plant profitability: achieving chemical coproduction output and price-point goals through retrofit of proven conventional hydrocarbon processing technology.
By: Walter J. O’Brien, Industrial Cost Analysis
Making electricity plus chemicals is a primary component responsible for our nation’s economic growth and stability. DuPont de Nemours, Monsanto, Dow, BASF U.S.A. and other chemical giants of the last century advance the renown of their present world market standing through applying principles of chemical manufacture developed during that epoch. Crafting strategies for coal plant stack gas-derived conversion to coal-to-chemicals co-production therefore is but a modern continuation of a time hallowed industrial tradition.