Thursday, November 1, 2007

GE, Bechtel To Collaborate On New Polygeneration Facility

From Hydrocarbon Online:

GE Energy and Bechtel Overseas Power Corp. have signed a project development agreement with TransCanada Corporation of Calgary to develop the first polygeneration facility in Canada with the ability to use petroleum coke and incorporate carbon capture and storage.

The proposed polygeneration facility, located in Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan, Canada, is expected to use petroleum coke as feedstock to produce hydrogen, nitrogen, steam and carbon dioxide for fertilizer production and enhanced oil recovery (EOR), and to generate approximately 300 megawatts of long-term electricity....MORE