TransGas Coal-to-Gasoline complex begins construction
By way of an internationally attended groundbreaking ceremony, TransGas Development Systems, LLC, has begun construction of America’s largest Coal-to-Gasoline complex, the Adams Fork Energy plant in Mingo County, West Virginia. The ceremony was conducted today on the project site at Wharncliffe, West Virginia, USA. The Adams Fork Energy plant will convert regional coal into 18,000 barrels per day of premium grade, ultra clean gasoline. The facility was permitted by the State of West Virginia, and is based on Uhde’s PRENFLO PDQ gasification technology provided by Uhde Corporation of America, which belongs to the ThyssenKrupp group. Uhde Corporation of America is business partner of Uhde. Uhde is among the world leaders in coal gasification and has 70 years of experience in coal gasification.