WYOMING COAL GASIFICATION PROJECT HALTED

The U.S. Department of Energy and Energy International Inc., Pittsburgh, have agreed to terminate a Wyoming in situ coal gasification project because of cost overruns. The project near Rawlins, Wyo., was being designed to burn 500-1,000 tons/day of coal in place and pipe gas to the surface to produce anhydrous ammonia. The project's cost, originally estimated at $70 million, rose to $113.4 million as preliminary design progressed. DOE, which had proposed to provide $11.7 million of the

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