Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Chemical Symbols

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviation / Acronym Definition
AGR Acid Gas Removal
AGSD Advanced Gasification Systems Development
ANR American Natural Resources
APCI Air Products Chemicals, Inc.
ASTM American Standards for Testing and Materials
ASU Air Separation Unit
AUD Australian Dollars
bbl barrel
BEPC Basin Electric Power Cooperative
BFB Bubbling Fluidized-Bed
BFD Block Flow Diagram
BFW Boiler Feed Water
BLGCC Black Liquor Gasification Combined Cycle
BPD Barrels Per Day
BTL Biomass-to-Liquid
Btu British thermal unit
CAA Clean Air Act
CAER Center for Applied Energy Research
CBTL Coal/Biomass-to-Liquid
CCS Carbon Capture and Storage (Sequestration)
CCT Clean Coal Technology
CFB Circulating Fluidized-Bed
CMC Ceramic Matrix Composite
COE Cost of Electricity
CoP Conoco Phillips
CSC Convective Syngas Cooler
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
CTL Coal-to-Liquid
DCL Direct Coal Liquefaction
DGC Dakota Gasification Company
DME dimethyl ether
DOE United States Department of Energy
DSRP Direct Sulfur Reduction Process
EERE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EIA Energy Information Administration
EOR Enhanced Oil Recovery
EP Elevated-Pressure
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPC Engineer, Procure, Contruct
EPRI Electric Power Research Institute
FB Fixed-Bed
FBDB Fixed-Bed Dry Bottom
FCC Fluidized Catalytic Cracking
FGD Flue Gas Desulfurization
FT Fischer-Tropsch
FTL Fischer-Tropsch Liquid
GE General Electric
GPGA Great Plains Gasification Association
GPSP Great Plains Synfuels Plant
GT Gas Turbine
GTC Gasification Technology Council
GTI Gasification Technology Institute
GTL Gas-to-Liquid
HHV Higher Heating Value
HP High Pressure
HRSG Heat Recovery Steam Generator
HTGC High Temperature Gas Cooling
HTU HydoTreating Unit
HTW High Temperature Winkler
ICL Indirect Coal Liquefaction
IGCC Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle
IGFC Integrated Gasification Fuel Cell
IHI Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Corporation, Ltd
IP Intermediate Pressure
ITM Ion-Transport Membrane
kWh kilowatt-hour
LCFS Low Carbon Fuel Standard
LCOE Levelized Cost of Electricity
LGTI Louisiana Gasification Technology Inc.
LHV Lower Heating Value
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LPMEOH liquid phase MeOH
LTGC Low Temperature Gas Cooling
LWA LightWeight Aggregates
MDEA Methyl DiEthanolAmine
MHI Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
MSW Municiple Solid Waste
MTG Methanol-to-Gasoline
MTO Methanol-to-Olefins
MTP Methanol-to-Propylene
NEDO New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory
NGCC Natural Gas Combined Cycle
O&M Operations and Maintanance
OOIP Original Oil In-Place
OPEC Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
PAFC Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell
PC Pulverized Coal
PDU Process Development Unit
PEFC Polymer Electolyte Fuel Cell
PFD Process Flow Diagram
POGT Partial Oxidation Gas Turbine
PRB Powder River Basin
PSA Pressure Swing Absorption
PSDF Power Systems Development Facility
psi pounds per square inch
psia pounds per square inch absolute
PWR Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
R&D Research and Development
RAM Reliability, Availability, Maintainability
RD&D Research, Development and Demonstration
RDF Refuse Derived Fuel
ROI Return On Investment
RSC Radiant Syngas Cooler
RSP Required Selling Price
RTI Research Triangle Institute
SASOL South African Coal, Oil and Gas Corporation Limited
scf standard cubic feet
SCOT Shell Claus Offgas Treatment
SCR Selective Catalytic Reduction
SECA Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance
SEP Subscale Engineering Prototype
SG Synthesis Gas
SGS SG Solutions LLC
SLA Slag-Based Lightweight Aggregate
SNG Synthetic Natural Gas
SOFC Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
SRU Sulfur Recovery Unit
STG Steam Turbine Generator
syngas synthesis gas
TDU Technology Development Unit
TEC Tampa Electric Company
TGTU Tail Gas Treating Unit
TPC Total Plant Cost
TPD Tons Per Day
TPH Tons Per Hour
TRI ThermoChem Recovery International
UCG Underground Coal Gasification
ULWA Ulta-LightWeight Aggregates
USGS United States Geological Survey
Vol Volume
W Watt
WGCU Warm Gas Clean-up
WGS Water Gas Shift
WGTD Warm Gas Transport Desulfurizer
WHB Waste Heat Boiler
WPC Westinghouse Plasma Corporation
WTE Waste-to-Energy

Chemical Symbols

Symbol Definition
Al2O3 Alumina
CH3COOH Acetic Acid
CH4 Methane
Co Cobalt
CO Carbon Monoxide
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COS Carbonyl Sulfide
Cr2O3 Chromium Oxide
H2 Hydrogen
Hg Mercury
HCl Hydrochloric Acid
HCN Hydrogen Cyanide
H2O Water
H2S Hydrogen Sulfide
H2SO4 Sulfuric Acid
MeOH Methanol
MgO Magnesium Oxide
MoS2 Molybdenum Sulfide
N2 Nitrogen
NH3 Ammonia
Ni Nickel
NOX Nitrogen Oxides
O2 Oxygen
RuS2 Ruthenium disulfide
S Elemental Sulfur
SO2 Sulfur Dioxide
SO3 Sulfur Trioxide
SOX Sulfur Oxides
ZrO2 Zirconium dioxide



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