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B Committee Meetings and Activities ; 1. Committee Meeting, March 14-15, 1989, Washington, D.C. Presentations made to the committee by Jay Braitsch, U.S. Department of Energy. 2. Committee Meeting, May 8-9, 1989, Washington, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee: (a) Overall Structure and Organization of DOE's Fossil Energy Program, Jay Braitsch, U.S. Department of Energy (HQ). (b) Overview of DOE's Coal Technology R&D Program, Gary VoeLker, U.S. Department of Energy (HQ). (c) Direct Coal Liquefaction (Including Coprocessing and Advanced Technologies), Gil McGurl, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center (PETC). (d) Indirect Coal Liquefaction, Gil McGurl, PETC, and Paul Scott, DOE (HQ). (e) Coal Gasification, Larry Rath, Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC). (f) Coal-Fired Diesels and Turbines for Transportation, Larry Rath, METC. (g) Overview of DOE's Oil, Gas, and Shale R&D Program, Marvin Singer, DOE (HQ). (h) Enhanced Oil Recovery, George Stosur, DOE (HQ). (i) Tar Sands, George Stosur, DOE (HQ). (j) Oil Shale, Jerry Ramsey, DOE (HQ). (k) Unconventional Gas Recovery, James White, DOE (HQ). (l) Advanced Extraction and Process Technology, David Beecy, DOE (HQ). 135

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136 APPENDIX B (m) Underground Coal Gasification for Transportation Fuels, Art Hartstein, DOE (HQ). (n) Bernard Schulman, SPA Pacific, Inc., consultant to the committee, summarized progress on his work. (o) Veto Kuuskraa, ICE Resources, consultant to the committee, summarized progress on his work. (p) Possible Application of Nuclear Power for Process Heat, Paul Kasten, Committee Member. 3. Committee Meeting and Workshop, June 8-10, 1989, Washington, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee: (a) Scenarios Postulated by Committee, Robert Hirsch, Committee Member. (b) Economically Recoverable Reserves and R&D Opportunities for Petroleum, Heavy Petroleum, Tar Sands, and Natural Gas, Velo Kuuskraa, ICE Resources. (c) Costs and R&D Opportunities for Converting Feedstocks into Transportation Fuels, Bernard Schulman, SPA Pacific, Inc. (d) Distribution and Marketing of Gasoline Versus New Fuels, Ted Wagner, Consultant. (e) Engine Issues Related to Gasoline Versus New Fuels, Charles Amann, General Motors Research Laboratories. (f) Engine Issues Related to Diesel Versus New Fuels, John Wall, Cummins Engine Company. (g) Occidental's Oil Shale Project, Raymond Zahradnik, Occidental Oil. (h) Unocal Oil Shale Project, Cloyd P. Reeg, Unocal Corporation. (i) Overview of Coal Liquefaction Technologies and R&D, Harvey Schindler, Science Applications International Corporation. (j) Direct Coal Liquefaction Research Opportunities, Frank Derbyshire, Sutcliffe Speakman Carbons, Ltd. (k) Indirect Coal Liquefaction Opportunities, Alex Mills, University of Delaware. (1) Petroleum Industry Perspective on Liquid Fuels from Coal, Robert Lumpkin, Amoco Corporation. (m) Utility Industry Perspective on Liquid Fuels from Coal, Seymour Alpert, Committee Member. (n) Direct and Indirect Cost Reduction Prospects, David Gray, Mitre Corporation. (o) Overview of Enhanced Oil Recovery Technologies, Lloyd Elkins, Petroleum Consultant.

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APPENDIX B 137 (p) Reservoir Characterization: Unswept Mobile Oil, C. R. Hocott, University of Texas. (q) Thermal Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Heavy Oils, Richard A. Deans, Texaco, Inc. (r) Miscible Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Light Oils and Immobile Oils, Fred Stalkup, ARCO Oil and Gas Company. (s) Chemical Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Sweep and Displacement Improvements, G. P. Willhite, University of Kansas. (t) Petroleum Liquids Availability, William Fisher, Committee Member. (u) Tar Sands Resources and Recovery Methods, Gene Tampa, Amoco Corporation. (v) Tar Sands Activities, John Scott, Alberta Oil Sands and Tar Research Authority. (w) Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Methanol, Tom Reed, Colorado School of Mines. (x) Hydrolysis of Cellulose Biomass to Ethanol, George Tsao, Purdue University. (y) Liquid and Gaseous Fuel Options for Natural Gas, William Schumacher, SRI International. (z) Liquid and Gaseous Fuel Options for Natural Gas, Irving Solomon, Gas Research Institute. (act) Fuel Distribution: Costs and Other Aspects for Alcohol and Compressed Natural Gas Fuels, Margaret Singh, Argonne National Laboratory. (bb) Current Knowledge on Environmental Issues Related to Synthetic Fuels Production and Use, Barry Wilson, Battelle Pacific N.W. Labs. (cc) Air Pollution and Toxicity Impacts of Alternative Transportation Fuels, Allan Lloyd, South Coast Air Quality Management District. (dd) Martha Gilliland, University of Nebraska, contributed a summary on environmental impacts of fuel production. 4. Committee Meeting, July 27-28, 1989, Washington, D.C. 5. Committee Meeting, August 23-25, 1989, Washington, D.C.