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2008-07-01 09:00:47

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:GTI) today announced that it has acquired an 18.9 percent minority interest in Seadrift Coke L.P. (Seadrift), a privately held producer of petroleum needle coke, from Falcon Mezzanine Partners, L.P. for $135 million. Seadrift is the world's second largest needle coke producer. Needle coke is the primary raw material used to manufacture graphite electrodes and represents approximately 40 percent of GrafTech's total cost to produce a graphite electrode....

2008-06-16 09:00:52

By Stephen T. Watson, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 16--It's an ambitious plan to redevelop the poster child of the region's once vibrant industrial base. A company wants to build a massive plant at the former Bethlehem Steel site that would convert petroleum coke -- a waste product of oil refining -- into synthetic gas. Lackawanna Clean Energy says it will spend $1.5 billion to clean up the plant's dormant coke oven facility and then build its facility, creating 1,500 construction jobs...

2006-02-10 01:05:00

NEW YORK -- Edison International and BP Plc plan to jointly develop a $1 billion power plant at a California oil refinery designed to be less harmful to the environment, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Citing a person familiar with the project, the Wall Street Journal said the 500-megawatt plant would convert petroleum coke, a by-product of the refining process, into a gas that would be burned for electricity. The plant would be built near BP's refinery at Carson, California, with...


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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