Accession Number : ADD005245

Title :   Method for Using Geothermal Energy.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gill,George Herbert

Report Date : 25 Apr 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Geothermal energy is used to provide the temperatures and pressure necessary for catalytic conversion of carbon monoxide and hydrogen to methanol by lowering the reaction chamber into a geothermal well or by otherwise using geothermal fluids to supply heat and pressure to the reaction chamber. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Geothermy, *Chemical reactions, *Catalysis, Carbon monoxide, Hydrogen, Carbinols, Reaction kinetics, Pressure vessels

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE