Evolution of Science and Technology / Mokslo ir technikos raida, Vol 5, No 1 (2013)

Highlights of Petroleum History and Contemporary Opportunities of its Obtaining

Lapke Gerhard (Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas)
Bernd Pontow
Laege Jürgen
Algimantas Kazragis
Romualdas Ginevičius


Fossil carbon and coal in particular is sedimentary rock of vegetal origin. Coal contains 65–67% of carbon, 26% of hydrogen, 1.5–15% of oxygen, some sulfur and nitrogen. Coal is used as fuel after enhancement by coking or gasification. The paper discusses contemporary use of coal as a chemical substance and energy carrier.

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2013-04-12

Keyword(s): carbon; coke; gas generation; gas generator; hydrogen addition; reactor; pyrolysis

DOI: 10.3846/est.2013.05

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