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Coal Testing

"New Fuel Tests for the Power Industry" American Power conference, Chicago, IL April 10-12, 2000

"Step into my Laboratory, Ms. Biuminous." Energy in the News, NYMEX Publication Spring '99. www.nymex.com

"Coal Properties, Sampling & Ash Characteristics" PRB Coal Users Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, Aug. 3-4, 1999, St. louis, MO

"Utilizing Microscopic Techniques for Characterizing and Solving Ash Deposit Problems." POWERGEN International 1996 Orlando, FL, Dec 3-6

"Evaluation and Testing of a Low Volatile Bituminous Coal at New England Power." American Power Conference, Chicago IL, April 29-May 1, 1991,pp. 855-866.

"Classification and Sampling of Deposits from Coal‑Fired Boilers."  Journal of Coal Quality April-June 1989, Vol 8, No 2.

"A Classification of Coal‑Fired Boiler Deposits." Preprints 179th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Dallas, TX, April 9-14, 1989

World Coal, Looking Even Closer, Rod Hatt, Coal Combustion, Inc., US, looks at the future of coal analysis, December 2007

PRB Coal Users' Group: Annual Meeting, Coal Quality as the Boiler Sees It, Baltimore, MD, March 30-April 1, 2004

Power-Gen 2003 Coal-Fired Combustion Discussion Group, Las Vegas, NV, December 8, 2003

Chemistry and Coal Combustion University of Kentucky, Department of Chemistry, Fall Seminar Series, Lexington, KY, October 31, 2003

PRB Coal Quality Issues (or why I'm opening an espresso coffee shop), SGS Minerals 10th PRB Coal Conf., Gillette, WY, September 17, 2003

The Value of Coal Quality, National Weighting and Sampling Association, Columbus, OH, August 18, 2003

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

Coal-Gen 2002, Coal Quality and Combustion Class, St. Louis, MO, July 31, 2002

CoalTrans - Clean Coal Technologies can they PAY - Industrial Panelist member , London, England, February 2002

“Impact of Coal Quality on Power Plant Performance” Pre-Conference Workshop, COALGEN 2001, Chicago, IL, July 25-27, 2001

“New Fuel Tests for the Power Industry”, American Power Conference, Chicago, IL, April 10-12, 2000

“Washed Coal from a Utilization Perspective” Coal Prep India 2000, New Delhi, India, March 9-11, 2000 www.coalprepshow.com

“Step into my Laboratory", Ms. Bituminous”, Energy in the News, NYMEX Publication Spring 99. www.nymex.com

“Coal Properties, Sampling & Ash Characteristics” PRB Coal Use Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, Aug. 3-4,1999, St Louis, MO www.americancoalcouncil.org

“PRB Coal Quality Considerations: Impacts on Power Plant Operation and Cost”, PRB Coal Use Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, March 23-24, 1999, Dallas, TX.

“Significance of Testing Low Rank Coals”, Engineering Foundation Conference - Economic and Environmental Aspects of Coal Utilization, Santa Barbara Calf., Feb. 1997

“Utilizing Microscopic Techniques for Characterizing and Solving Ash Deposit Problems”, POWERGEN ‘96 International, Orlando, FL, Dec. 3-6, 1996

Correlating the Slagging of a Utility Boiler with Coal Characteristics”, Eng. Found. Conf. on Application of Advanced Technology to Ash-Related Problems in Boilers, Waterville Valley, NH, July 16-21, 1995.

"Coal Quality Impact Models - A Suppliers View" CQIM Users Group Meeting, San Francisco, Ca, March, 1992.

"Laboratory Methods for Predicting Coal Performance" Utility Coal Conference, St. Louis. MO, Feb., 1992

"Evaluation and Testing of a Low Volatile Bituminous Coal at New England Power" American Power Conference, Chicago IL, April 29 - May 1 1991, pp.855 - 866.

"Coal Mining and Preparation Practices - Impacts on Plant Performance" EPRI Conference on Effects of Coal Quality on Power Plants, St. Louis, MO, Sept. 1990.

"Improving Coal Quality Solves Problems for Power Plants". Joint Power Generation Conference, Dallas TX, Oct. 1989.

"Fuel Quality for Fluidized Bed Combustors." Journal of Coal Quality, Oct‑Dec 1988, Vol 7, No. 4, pp 114‑116.

"Improving Coal Quality: An Impact on Plant Performance." 1988 Joint Power Generation Conference, Coal Quality Control, Fact V.2

"Morphological and Chemical Relationships of Deposits Formed in a Full Scale Steam Generator." Engineering Foundation Conference on Ash deposits from Coal, Santa Barbara, CA, Feb 1988.

"The Role of Calcium in Fouling of Western Coals." EPRI Coal Quality Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 1987.

"Prediction and Evaluation of Coal Performance Based on Laboratory Analysis." 5th International Coal Testing Conference, Lexington, KY, Feb 1986.

 

Moisture and Coal Handling

"PRB Coal Degradation, Causes and Cures" PRB Users Group: Annual Meeting Chicago, IL April 5-7, 2005

PRB Coal Users' Group: Annual Meeting, Coal Degradation Causes and Cures, Chicago, IL April 5-7, 2005

“Sticky When Wet” a paper about moisture in coal published in World Coal, August 1997

"Retrofitting Coal Handling Systems for Improved Performance" EPRI, Coal Handling Systems: The State of the Future III, Pensacola, Fl, Feb. 3-5, 1993.

"Utility Experience Handling Fine Washed Coal" EPRI Coal Handling Systems: State of the Future II, Pensacola, Fl, Feb. 1991.

 

Efficiency and Heat Rate

“Impact of Coal Quality on Power Plant Performance” Pre-Conference Workshop, COALGEN 2001, Chicago, IL, July 25-27, 2001

“PRB Coal Quality Considerations: Impacts on Power Plant Operation and Cost”, PRB Coal Use Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, March 23-24, 1999, Dallas, TX.

“Sticky When Wet” a paper about moisture in coal published in World Coal, August 1997

"Laboratory Methods for Predicting Coal Performance" Utility Coal Conference, St. Louis. MO, Feb., 1992

"Prediction and Evaluation of Coal Performance Based on Laboratory Analysis." 5th International Coal Testing Conference, Lexington, KY, Feb 1986.

Coal Combustion Process

"Coping with Changes in Coal Quality" The Eleventh Utility Col Conference, February 23-25, 1998, St. Louis, MO

"Evaluation and Testing of a Low Volatile Bituminous Coal at New England Power." American Power Conference, Chicago IL, April 29-May 1, 1991,pp. 855-866.

PRB Coal Quality Issues (or why I'm opening an espresso coffee shop), SGS Minerals 10th PRB Coal Conf., Gillette, WY, September 17, 2003

“NOx” North Carolina Coal Institute Conference on Environmental Issues , Mid Pines, NC October 26-27, 2000  www.nccoal.org

“Coping with Changes in Coal Quality” The Eleventh Utility Coal Conference, February 23-25, 1998, St. Louis, MO.

"Evaluation and Testing of a Low Volatile Bituminous Coal at New England Power" American Power Conference, Chicago IL, April 29 - May 1 1991, pp.855 - 866.

"Low Fusion, Low Volatile Coals for Utility Use" Low Sulfur Coal Conference, The Forest, Norfolk Southern Co. Jan. 1991.

"Utilization of Low Volatile Coal in Steam Plants" POWER - GEN '90, Orlando, Fl, December 4-6, 1990, Vol. 6, pp. 939 - 945.

 

Ash deposits, slagging, and fouling

"Basic Slag Formation" First Annual Coal Combustion Inc. Slagging Conference Versailles, KY April 17-18, 2007

"Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist" Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI January 14, 2003

"Influence of Coal Quality and Boiler Operating Conditions on Slagging of Utility Boilers", Power Production in the 21st Century: Impacts of Fuel Quality and Operations. Snowbird, UT Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2001 www.engconfintl.org/pastconf/1bgfin.html

"New Fuel Tests for the Power Industry" American Power conference, Chicago, IL April 10-12, 2000

"Coal Properties, Sampling & Ash Characteristics" PRB Coal Users Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, Aug. 3-4, 1999, St. louis, MO

"Utilizing Microscopic Techniques for Characterizing and Solving Ash Deposit Problems." POWERGEN International 1996 Orlando, FL, Dec 3-6

"Correlating the Slagging of a Utility Boiler with Coal Characteristics." Eng. Found. Conference on Appliction of advanced Technology to Ash-Related Problems in Boilers, Waterville Valley, NH, July 16-21, 1995

"Fireside Deposits in Coal-Fired Utility Boilers." Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 1990, Vol 16, pp. 235-241

"Classification and Sampling of Deposits from Coal‑Fired Boilers."  Journal of Coal Quality April-June 1989, Vol 8, No 2.

"A Classification of Coal‑Fired Boiler Deposits." Preprints 179th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Dallas, TX, April 9-14, 1989

“Influence of Coal Quality and Boiler Operating Conditions on Slagging of Utility Boilers, Power Production in the 21st Century: Impacts of Fuel Quality and Operations", Snowbird, UT, Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2001 www.engconfintl.org/pastconf/1bgfin.html

"Splat Factor Quantified" Asian Sub Bituminous User Group - 2-13, 2016

"It's the Coal" 1st International Illinois Coal Conference , Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 2011

"It's the Coal" Understanding Coal Quality and Slag, PowerPoint Presentation American Coal Council Meeting July 2009

ILLINOIS BASIN Coal Symposium Technical Challenges with Illinois Coal Palm Beach Gardens, FL PGA National, Nov 5-7 2007

First Annual Coal Combustion Inc. Slagging Conference, Basic Slag Formation, Versailles, KY April 17-18, 2007

7th Annual CoalTrans Americas, Boiler Efficiency: Sulfur Equals Slag and the Trends in Coal Burning, Miami, Florida, January 31-February 1, 2007

Clyde-Bergemann 2006 Boiler Cleaning Symposium, Cause of Fuel Related Inefficiencies, Atlanta, Georgia, June 6-7 2006

Western Fuels Conference, The Effects of Coal Chemistry on Boiler Slagging and Fouling, Chicago, Illinois, August 7-9, 2006

Coal: Managing Risk in an Uncertain Environment Conference, Coal Quality-the Fuzziest Numbers of All, Philadelphia, PA, June 1-2, 2006

Clyde Bergman's 2005 Boiler Cleaning Symposium, Coal Quality, Atlanta, Georgia, June 23-24, 2005

Power-Gen 2003 Coal-Fired Combustion Discussion Group, Las Vegas, NV, December 8, 2003

PRB Coal Quality Issues (or why I'm opening an espresso coffee shop), SGS Minerals 10th PRB Coal Conf., Gillette, WY, September 17, 2003

“Impact of Coal Quality on Power Plant Performance” Pre-Conference Workshop, COALGEN 2001, Chicago, IL, July 25-27, 2001

“Coal Properties, Sampling & Ash Characteristics” PRB Coal Use Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, Aug. 3-4,1999, St Louis, MO www.americancoalcouncil.org

“PRB Coal Quality Considerations: Impacts on Power Plant Operation and Cost”, PRB Coal Use Seminar, Sponsored by WCC, March 23-24, 1999, Dallas, TX.

“Utilizing Microscopic Techniques for Characterizing and Solving Ash Deposit Problems”, POWERGEN ‘96 International, Orlando, FL, Dec. 3-6, 1996.

“Ash Deposit Workshop” 12th International Coal Testing Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Sept. 8-11, 1996.

Correlating the Slagging of a Utility Boiler with Coal Characteristics”, Eng. Found. Conf. on Application of Advanced Technology to Ash-Related Problems in Boilers, Waterville Valley, NH, July 16-21, 1995.

"Laboratory Methods for Predicting Coal Performance" Utility Coal Conference, St. Louis. MO, Feb., 1992

"Pocahontas #3 Seam - The Bifusional Coal" Engineering Foundation Conference, Palm Coast, Fl, March 1991.

"Fireside Deposits in Coal-Fired Utility Boilers" Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 1990, Vol. 16, pp. 235 - 241.

"Classification and Sampling of Deposits from Coal‑Fired Boilers." Journal of Coal Quality April‑June 1989, Vol 8, No 2.

"A Classification of Coal‑Fired Boiler Deposits." Preprints 179th Amer. Chem. Soc. Nat. Meeting, Dallas TX, APR 9-14, 1989.

"Morphological and Chemical Relationships of Deposits Formed in a Full Scale Steam Generator." Engineering Foundation Conference on Ash deposits from Coal, Santa Barbara, CA, Feb 1988.

"The Role of Calcium in Fouling of Western Coals." EPRI Coal Quality Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 1987.

"Prediction and Evaluation of Coal Performance Based on Laboratory Analysis." 5th International Coal Testing Conference, Lexington, KY, Feb 1986.

 

Chlorine, Mercury, Trace Elements and Pollution Control

"Operational Considerations When Using High-Chlorine Coal" Rod Hatt and Charlie Mann, Power Magazine February 15, 2015 www.powermag.com

"A Little Bit of Trouble" World Coal by Rod Hatt

Coal Buying and Selling

"Coal Contracting: Trends in Coal Specifications" Coal Marketing Strategies 2000, Scottsdale, AZ October 23-26, 2000 www.americancoalcouncil.org

"Washed Coal from a Utilization Perspective" Coal Prep India 2000, New Delhi, India. March 9-11, 2000

"Step into my Laboratory, Ms. Biuminous." Energy in the News, NYMEX Publication Spring '99. www.nymex.com

"Increasing Fuel Flexibility At Power Plants" Commercial Testing & Engineering Co. PowerGen 1998

"Coping with Changes in Coal Quality" The Eleventh Utility Col Conference, February 23-25, 1998, St. Louis, MO

"Changing Fuel Specifications for Improved Fuel Cost and Flexibility." EPRI Conference on The Effects of Coal Quality on Power Plants, 4th Conference, Charleston, SC August 17-19, 1994

"Improving Coal Quality: An Impact on Plant Performance." 1988 Joint Power Generation Conference, Coal Quality Control, Fct V.2

"Changing Basins, Changing Expectations."  Eastern Fuel Buyers Conference, Lake Buena Vista / Orlando, Florida, May 8, 2014.

Fuel Flexibility Strategies & Tactics for Coal Consumers by American Coal Council and Hellerworx, Coal Quality Impacts Primer Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD, July 29 - 30, 2008

ILLINOIS BASIN Coal Symposium Technical Challenges with Illinois Coal Palm Beach Gardens, FL PGA National, Nov 5-7 2007

7th Annual CoalTrans Americas, Boiler Efficiency: Sulfur Equals Slag and the Trends in Coal Burning, Miami, Florida, January 31-February 1, 2007

Coal: Managing Risk in an Uncertain Environment Conference, Coal Quality-the Fuzziest Numbers of All, Philadelphia, PA, June 1-2, 2006

PRB Coal Users' Group: Annual Meeting, Coal Quality as the Boiler Sees It, Baltimore, MD, March 30-April 1, 2004

The Value of Coal Quality, National Weighting and Sampling Association, Columbus, OH, August 18, 2003

CoalTrans - Clean Coal Technologies can they PAY - Industrial Panelist member , London, England, February 2002

“NOx” North Carolina Coal Institute Conference on Environmental Issues , Mid Pines, NC October 26-27, 2000  www.nccoal.org

“Coal Contracting: Trends in Coal Specifications” Coal Marketing Strategies 2000, Scottsdale, AZ, October 23-26, 2000 www.americancoalcouncil.org

“Washed Coal from a Utilization Perspective” Coal Prep India 2000, New Delhi, India, March 9-11, 2000 www.coalprepshow.com

“Coping with Changes in Coal Quality” The Eleventh Utility Coal Conference, February 23-25, 1998, St. Louis, MO.

“Changing Fuel Specifications for Improved Fuel Cost and Flexibility”, EPRI Conference on The Effects of Coal Quality on Power Plants, 4th International Conference, Charleston, SC August 17-19,1994.

“Coal Blending and Test Burns”, The Seventh Utility Coal Conference, February 28-March 3, 1994, St. Louis, MO.

"Coal Quality Impact Models - A Suppliers View" CQIM Users Group Meeting, San Francisco, Ca, March, 1992.

"Evaluation and Testing of a Low Volatile Bituminous Coal at New England Power" American Power Conference, Chicago IL, April 29 - May 1 1991, pp.855 - 866.

"Low Fusion, Low Volatile Coals for Utility Use" Low Sulfur Coal Conference, The Forest, Norfolk Southern Co. Jan. 1991.

"Utilization of Low Volatile Coal in Steam Plants" POWER - GEN '90, Orlando, Fl, December 4-6, 1990, Vol. 6, pp. 939 - 945.

"Coal Mining and Preparation Practices - Impacts on Plant Performance" EPRI Conference on Effects of Coal Quality on Power Plants, St. Louis, MO, Sept. 1990.

"Improving Coal Quality Solves Problems for Power Plants" Joint Power Generation Conference, Dallas TX, Oct. 1989.

"Fuel Quality for Fluidized Bed Combustors." Journal of Coal Quality, Oct‑Dec 1988, Vol 7, No. 4, pp 114‑116.

"Improving Coal Quality: An Impact on Plant Performance." 1988 Joint Power Generation Conference, Coal Quality Control, Fact V.2

 

Archaeology

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

 

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

Coal and Slag Characterization for Archaeologist, Society for Historical Archeology, Providence, RI, January 14, 2003

 

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