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Location:
City, State/Prov.:
Kingsport, TN
Country:
United States
Region:
North America
Facility Name:
Kingsport Chemical Complex
Facility Type:
Petrochemical Plant
Facility Status:
Operating
Facility Notes:
Texaco’s first license of commercial coal gasification technology to provide feed gas for the production of acetyl chemicals; the gasifiers are campaigned to give system uptimes in excess of 98%; gasifiers are operated @ 150% of the original design basis.

Key Syngas Plant Information

Plant ID:
27
No. of Units:
Op/Sp/Total:
1 / 1 / 2
Plant Status:
Operating
Start Date (Year):
1983
Application:
Syngas for Chemicals
Plant Owner:
Eastman Chemical Co.
Plant Owner Type:
Oil Refining & Chemicals
Plant Operator:
Eastman Chemical Co.
Plant Name:
Kingsport Integrated Coal Gasification Facility
Technology Type:
Gasification
Technology Name:
GE
Vendor Contact:
Jerry Kassman jerrold.kassman@ge.com

Feed/Product Information

Main Feed:
Category:
Solid
Classification :
Coal
Feed 1:
Bit. coal 
Capacity:
1225 t/d
Syngas Output:
1600000 Nm3/d
218.7 MWth
 
Source:
Gasifier licensor 
Eq, IGCC Capacity:
119.4432 
Main Product:
Category:
Chemicals
Product 1:
Acetic acid 
Capacity:
226667 mt/a 
Product 2:
Methanol 
Capacity:
183333 mt/a 
Notes:
Feedrate/fuel input estimated from SG cap; other feeds that have been successfully gasified including petcoke, numerous liquid organics, & a wide variety of coals.

Other Information

O2 Supply:
Oxidant:
Oxygen 
ASU Supplier:
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. 
ASU Rating:
 
Contract Type:
 
Syngas Cooler:
Cooler Type:
Direct water quench cooler 
Cooler Supplier:
 
Duty:
0 MWth
Gas Cleanup:
Supplier:
Linde AG 
Process:
Rectisol 
CCS Applied:
FALSE 
Ammonia Synthesis:
Licensor:
 
Process:
 
Urea Synthesis:
Licensor:
 
Process:
 
Methanol Synthesis:
Licensor:
 
Process:
Lurgi 
Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis:
Licensor:
 
Process:
 
Sulfur Removal:
Supplier:
 
Process:
Claus/SCOT 
PSA:
Supplier:
 
No of Beds:
 
Gas Turbine:
No.:
Supplier:
 
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HRSG:
No.:
Supplier:
 
Model:
 
Production:
200000 lb/hr 
Steam Turbine:
No.:
Supplier:
 
Model:
 
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Gas Engine:
No.:
Supplier:
 
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