Patent Number: 8,877,136

Title: Method of producing synthesis gas from coal

Abstract: A method and apparatus for generating synthesis gas from coal is provided. A conditioned combustible coal element is packed in a metal case. Oxygen mixed with steam and salt water is applied to the coal element. An electrical direct current direct current is applied to the coal element and oxygen/steam/salt water mixture. An arc is generated at the coal element and synthesis gas is generated.

Inventors: Razumau; Andrei (Foster, RI)

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International Classification: B01J 19/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00