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Date: 6/15/2016
Type: Presentation
Status: Active
NETL Contact: Timothy J. Skone, P.E.
Technology Focus Area(s):
Analysis Focus Area(s): Fossil Fuel Extraction/Refining; Environment (Non-GHG); GHG Mitigation
Author(s): Timothy J Skone (NETL)

Product Description
This presentation was given at the 2016 Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Conference in June, 2016, and provided the complete technical details behind and the full life cycle impacts of exporting coal from the Powder River Basin in the U.S. to electricity markets in Asia. Key takeaways are the relative large contribution of the transportation of the coal when traveling distance.