, Volume 41, Issue 5, pp 290-298

Thermal dissolution of solid fossil fuels

Abstract

The use of oil shales and coals in the processes of thermal dissolution is considered. It is shown that thermal dissolution is a mode of liquefaction of solid fossil fuels and can be used both independently and in combination with liquefaction of coals and processing of heavy petroleum residues.

Original Russian Text © E.G. Gorlov, 2007, published in Khimiya Tverdogo Topliva, 2007, No. 5, pp. 41–51.