Coal to Fuel - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



Coal to Fuel

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-27-2008, 08:55 PM
SVLERF250PWRSTRKE's Avatar
SVLERF250PWRSTRKE SVLERF250PWRSTRKE is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: SW Virginia
Posts: 181
SVLERF250PWRSTRKE is starting off with a positive reputation.
Coal to Fuel

Read an article somewhere that the Air Force is setting aside land and providing a grant for a comany to start producing fuel oil from coal. Anyone else heard of this ? I think it's a good idea other than it releases CO2 in the conversion process haha.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-28-2008, 09:54 AM
tr0y tr0y is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 315
tr0y is starting off with a positive reputation.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-28-2008, 12:08 PM
TchTchr TchTchr is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 303
TchTchr is starting off with a positive reputation.
You will hear called coal gasification most often. Like any other fossil fuel, it releases CO2 into the atmosphere that was stored in the ground for millions of years.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-28-2008, 12:14 PM
AndysFords AndysFords is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Fitzpatrick Alabama
Posts: 1,076
AndysFords is starting off with a positive reputation.
That used to be what kerosene was, coal oil.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-28-2008, 12:38 PM
TchTchr TchTchr is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 303
TchTchr is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AndysFords
That used to be what kerosene was, coal oil.
I've heard it called that for years and never realized what it meant.
Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-31-2008, 12:20 PM
Phydeaux88's Avatar
Phydeaux88 Phydeaux88 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: South Texas Coast
Posts: 1,570
Phydeaux88 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.Phydeaux88 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
The process was used extensively in Germany late in WW II because they couldnt get oil
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rolling Coal - well, maybe not in New Jersey :-) porthole 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 39 08-08-2014 12:22 PM
Bleading the fuel system?? Rollin.IH.Coal Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 16 10-13-2011 05:27 PM
To all you red blooded Americans-Thank you JD_F250 Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 13 01-13-2008 12:57 PM
Which Armed Force would you choose? Jimmy Dean General NON-Automotive Conversation 58 01-12-2004 09:05 PM
Synthetic oil question Forced34795 Modular V10 (6.8l) 15 06-09-2003 10:04 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:12 PM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
What's your question?
Send