Perspectives: End Point

Pilot Plant Converts Coke Oven Gas

Process offers competitive-cost output of materials and also decreases emissions.

By Seán Ottewell, Editor at Large
Feb 11, 2016

A pilot plant installed at the Duisburg, Germany, site of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe is converting process gases generated during coke production into marketable materials such as fertilizers and chemical propellants. As an added bonus, it also reduces carbon dioxide emissions. The company believes that the plant is the first of its kind anywhere in the world.

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