This report identifies and discusses potential problems in transportation of synthetic fuels (synfuels) which could hamper large-scale development of these energy materials up to the year 2000. Synfuels considered are shale oil, synthetic gas from coal, coal syncrude, methanol from coal and hydrogen. Forecasts of production, existing and potential transportation systems and hazards associated with movement of each of these fuels are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Batelle Memorial Institute/Pacific Northwest Labs

    Battelle Boulevard, P.O. Box 999
    Richland, WA  United States  99352

    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Authors:
    • Wakamiya, W
    • Sebelien, K B
    • Parkhurst, M A
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 69 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196108
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PNL-2768, UC-71
  • Contract Numbers: EY-76-C-06-1830
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM