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2012 International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference

School of Energy Resources

2012 International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference

Wyoming delegates and Honorable Governor Mead meet with Chinese delegates at the 2012 IACTC in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China.

2012 International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference

Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China, June 4-7, 2012


The 2012 International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference (IACTC) was held  June 3-7, 2012 in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People’s Republic of China. The conference was hosted by the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province and the State of Wyoming and co-sponsored by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER), Shaanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission (SPDRC), Northwest University (NWU), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Energy Resources and Chemical Engineering (SPIERCE), the University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute (CMI), and the American Consortium of Sino-U.S. Clean Energy Research Center (ACSUS-CERC).  The conference was held at the Sofitel Convention Center in Xi’an and conference field tours took place Yulin, a city in northern Shaanxi Province.  Approximately 128 participants attended the event, including 23 Wyoming-based government leaders, scholars, and stakeholders and 12 University of Wyoming students. 

Summary Report

Click here to view the summary report for the 2012 IACTC.

Speaker Presentations

The following presentations do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Wyoming (UW) or the UW School of Energy Resources. These presentations did not go under peer-review and with the absence of peer review, the University cannot vouch for their accuracy.

Presentations - June 4, 2012

Presentation: Carbon Capture: Opportunities and Obstacles
Speaker: James Wood, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Clean Coal, U.S. Department of Energy

Presentation: Exploring the Low Carbon Development Path for Coal Resources Comprehensive Utilization
Speaker: Zhu Zuoli, Director of Shaanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission

Presentation: Low Emissions Coal Technology in Australia
Speaker: John Carras, Director, CSIRO

Presentation: Development Situation of Coal Processing Industry during the "12th Five-Year" period (2011-2015)
Speaker: Gu Zongqin, President, National Petroleum & Chemical Planning Institute

Presentation: Coal to transport Fuels and Carbon Capture & Sequestration in the U.S.
Speaker: Bob Kelly, Executive Chairman, DKRW

Presentation: Advancements in Slurry Gasification
Speaker: Jason Crew, General Manager, GE Power & Water, Gasification

Presentation: Dow Chemicals: A Growth and Sustainability Journey in China
Speaker: Peng Ningke, President, Dow Company China

Presentation: GreenGen and CO2 Capture Demonstration Projects
Speaker: Xu Shisen, Huaneng Group Clean Energy Research Institute

Presentation: Post-combustion capture technology developments for Australian coal fired power plants
Speaker: Paul Feron, Research Program Leader, CSIRO

Presentation: Cryogenic Carbon Capture
Speaker:  Larry Baxter, Brigham Young University

Presentation: Development of Gas, Tar and Power Co-generation system Integrating Coal Fluidized bed Pyrolysis with Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion
Speaker:  Wang Qinhui, Zhejiang University

Presentation: Numerical Simulation research on 600MW Boiler with Different Single Burner Heat Power
Speaker:  Qulan Zhou, Department of Thermal Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Presentations - June 5, 2012

Presentation: A feasibility study of geological CO2 sequestration in the Ordos Basin
Speaker: Zhou Lifa, Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Energy Resources and Chemical Engineering

Presentation: Geological CO2 Storage Feasibility Study: Saline Aquifers and Depleted Oil Fields, Ordos Basin, Shaanxi Province
Speaker:  Ron Surdam, Director, Carbon Management Institute

Presentation: Development Direction of Clean Coal Technology and CCUS of China
Speaker:  Ren Xiangkun, Beijing Sanju Science & Technology

Presentation:  The Promise and Challenge of CO2-EOR, Residual Oil Zone Production and CO2 Storage
Speaker:  Carl Bauer, C.O. Bauer Consulting

Presentation:  The multi-scale science of CO2 capture and storage: From pore scale to regional scale
Speaker:  Phil Stauffer, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Presentation: Integration of Enhanced Oil Recovery with CO2 Storage in Mature Oil Fields of the Ordos Basin, China: Opportunities and Challenges
Speaker:  Zunsheng Jiao, Carbon Management Institute

Presentation: Measurement, Monitoring and Verification the first CCS-EOR project in Jingbian Field, Shaanxi
Speaker:  Jinfeng Ma, Northwest University, China

Presentation: CO2 Utilization with Microalgae
Speaker:  Don Challman, University of Kentucky, Center for Applied Energy Research

Presentation: Coal, Carbon & Consequences
Speaker:  Thomas Lubnau, Wyoming House of Representatives

Presentation: Carbon Regulation
Speaker:  Lynn Boomgaarden, Blecher & Boomgaarden

Presentation: How will policy influence future CO2 Capture Technology choice?
Speaker:  Sarah Forbes, World Resources Institute

Presentation: A new thermodynamic system for LNG cold energy recovery in its gasification process
Speaker:  Qu Zhiguo, Xi'an Jiaotong University

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