Indonesia has a lot of low-calorie coal and needs to be converted to become synthetic gas. The Ministry of Industry considers that the potential for the development of coal gasification industry in the country is still quite large. “Low-calorie coal can be developed to produce dimethyl ether gas that can replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
Low-calorie coal can be used as an environmentally friendly source of energy. Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto pointed out, developed countries like Germany, have optimized coal for petrochemical industry and power plant. “Low calorie coal is Indonesia’s potential that can be optimized in the future,” said Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto at CIMB Niaga Economic
In 2004, Indonesia’s coal production reached 127 million tons and will be increased to 150 million tons in 2005 (Kompas, 25/2). With such production, in 2004 Indonesia was able to export coal more than 95 million tons and this has changed Indonesia’s position to become the second largest coal exporter in the world, after Australia.
Operators of underground coal mines will be required to take far stronger action to prevent explosions like the one that killed 12 men at the Sago Mine last year, under new rules issued by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration. The rules, which take effect Tuesday, follow the agency’s conclusion that lightning sparked methane
These five tips are helpful whether you are a vegetarian who wants to do outdoor cooking occasionally or you’re an occasional meat eater or Paleo advocate. Some of these tips are applicable no matter what your diet choices are. (1) Choosing coals: If you’re using a grill powered by gas (butane), you won’t need this