Thursday, November 16, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Continental 6 (Hilton San Francisco)
#515 - Plenary: Frontiers in Alternative Fossil Fuels (TH001)
Overview: Fossil fuels will remain the primary source for power generation over the next several decades. This session will overview opportunities to ensure sustainable fossil fuel use. In particular, research issues related to clean coal energy production including conversion to other fuels, carbon sequestration to minimize negative impacts on air quality and climate, improved fossil fuels for transportation (e.g., clean diesel), and alternative fossil fuels (tar sands, oil shale). The speakers for this session will be invited only.
Chair:Dale Keairns
CoChair:John C. Chen
8:30 AMSession Overview
Dale Keairns
8:35 AMFuture Coal Based Electric Power Generation
Steve Gehl
9:10 AMOpportunities for Fuels and Chemicals from Coal
Daniel C. Cicero
9:45 AMThe Role of Geologic Storage in Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Larry Myer
10:20 AMOil Shale Industrialization in Brazil-Petrosix Technology
Waldir Pedro Martignoni, W.J.B. Rodrigues

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