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gasification

[′gas·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Any chemical or heat process used to convert a substance to a gas; coal is converted by the Hygas process to a gaseous fuel.
(mining engineering)
A method for exploiting poor-quality coal and thin coal seams by burning the coal in place to produce combustible gas which can be burned to generate power or processed into chemicals and fuels. Also known as underground gasification.
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According to the developed project, central and local government institutions and production facilities will be gasified in the first, farmland in the second and households in the third stage.
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The region of Skopje will be the first of the planned three regions in Macedonia to be gasified.
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He said that development work is in progress and the first 50 megawatts (MW) gasified project has almost been completed.
The new technology is to be used to make more productive use of gasified coal and heavy oil now that such fuel sources are more in demand due to soaring crude oil and natural gas prices, it said.
This round of testing has successfully gasified / cracked 95-99 percent of the Resid Oil tested.
Black liquor, created during the chemical pulping process, can be efficiently burned like natural gas when gasified under pressure.