LOUISIANA JOINT VENTURE STARTS UP COKE-FUELED COGEN PLANT

Kenneth W. Richardson Citgo Petroleum Corp. Lake Charles, La. Frank D. Taibi Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. Clinton, N.J. During the mid-1980s, the unpredictability of electric power rates led two refiners and a chemical producer to consider installing their own power-generating facilities. The outcome was the joint development of a cogenerating plant at Westlake, La. The plant substantially reduces energy costs and emissions by burning petroleum coke in a state-of-the-art circulating fluidized

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