DKRW http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Arch Coal Writes Off Investment in DKRW Coal-To-Gas Project http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/arch-coal-writes-investment-dkrw-coal-gas-project <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">In the latest sign of a shaky future for the nation’s first coal-to-gas conversion plant, one of the project’s major investors has written it off as a loss. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:46:07 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 57349 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Arch Coal Writes Off Investment in DKRW Coal-To-Gas Project More delays for coal conversion facility http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/more-delays-coal-conversion-facility <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p>It could be another three years before construction begins on a coal-to-liquid fuel facility in Medicine Bow -- if it begins at all.</p><p>DKRW has struggled with financing for the $2 billion project since it was first permitted in 2008.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:48:26 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 51548 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org More delays for coal conversion facility DKRW asks for another construction delay for its coal-to-liquids facility http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dkrw-asks-another-construction-delay-its-coal-liquids-facility <p>DKRW Advanced Fuels, the company that’s proposing to build a coal-to-liquids conversion facility near Medicine Bow, has submitted yet another request to delay construction. The company announced its latest&nbsp;construction schedule in June. It's now asking to place that schedule on hold for up to 30 months. At the end of that period it would either provide all necessary information – including a new construction schedule, socioeconomic analysis, and updated housing plan – or lose its permit.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:01:40 +0000 Irina Zhorov 47371 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DKRW asks for another construction delay for its coal-to-liquids facility DKRW to start construction of Medicine Bow plant in one year http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dkrw-start-construction-medicine-bow-plant-one-year <p>DKRW Advanced Fuels has submitted updated materials to the state Industrial Siting Division regarding a proposed a coal-to-liquids conversion facility near Medicine Bow. Construction was slated to start this year, but in March the company pulled its construction schedule and socioeconomic impact report from its file with the Industrial Siting Division and the Division gave them until June 19<sup>th</sup> to submit updated materials.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:53:51 +0000 Irina Zhorov 42602 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DKRW to start construction of Medicine Bow plant in one year Delay of Carbon County energy projects make some nervous http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/delay-carbon-county-energy-projects-make-some-nervous <p>This week Carbon County Commissioners were told that the huge Chokecherry and Sierre Madre wind project will be delayed a year and that construction for the DKRW coal to gas plant will be delayed another year as well.&nbsp;</p><p>County Commissioner Leo Chapman says the wind project needed more time to deal with some sensitive siting issues. Chapman says the one-thousand-turbine Chokecherry and Sierre Madre wind project is necessary for parts of the country that need clean energy.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:56:19 +0000 Bob Beck 38278 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Delay of Carbon County energy projects make some nervous Study says WY has opportunities to add value to energy resources http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-says-wy-has-opportunities-add-value-energy-resources <p>A new report, released by several stakeholders including the Wyoming Business Council, the University of Wyoming, and the Idaho National Laboratory, says there’s potential to add value to the state’s abundant energy resources. Ideas to generate value include a carbon-conversion industry to produce synthetic transportation fuels, and diversifying power generation in the state to include more wind and nuclear energy.</p><p>Wyoming Business Council CEO Bob Jensen says the report looks at both the near and distant future.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:21:59 +0000 Irina Zhorov 36647 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study says WY has opportunities to add value to energy resources DKRW facility takes a big step forward http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dkrw-facility-takes-big-step-forward <p>A plan to build a coal to liquids plant in Medicine Bow took a major step forward.&nbsp; D-K-R-W Advanced Fuels has entered into a contract with Sinopec Engineering Group to build the facility.&nbsp;</p><p>D-K-R-W Executive Chairman Bob Kelly says he is now very optimistic that the project will become a reality.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:01:18 +0000 Bob Beck 29460 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DKRW facility takes a big step forward DKRW secures contract for coal-to-gas plant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dkrw-secures-contract-coal-gas-plant <p>Earlier this year we told you about an effort to turn coal into gas in Medicine Bow.&nbsp; Today DKRW Advanced Fuels has announced that it has secured a contract to its Medicine Bow project with the Sinopec&nbsp; Engineering Group in based out of China.&nbsp;&nbsp; Bob Kelly is Executive Chairman and co-founder of DKRW, and he tells Bob Beck that getting an actual bid on the facility puts wheels in motion.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:53:54 +0000 Bob Beck 29453 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DKRW secures contract for coal-to-gas plant Energy Journalist weighs in on DKRW http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/energy-journalist-weighs-dkrw <p><strong><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1003531&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces">Listen to the Interview</a></strong></p><p>The Editor and Chief of the on-line publication WyoFile has been busying covering the D-K-R-W project since it was first proposed.&nbsp; Dustin Bleizeffer has also written about other clean coal projects and he says this one actually might come to fruition.</p> Sat, 11 Feb 2012 00:56:42 +0000 Bob Beck 19407 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Coal-To-Gas Plant In Discussions With National Lab http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/coal-gas-plant-discussions-national-lab <p>The head of a Texas company that plans to build a plant to convert coal to gasoline in Carbon County says discussions are still ongoing with Idaho National Laboratory about reviewing the project.</p><p>Robert Kelly is chairman of DKRW Advanced Fuels. He says Monday that he expects the laboratory review will take about 30 days once an agreement is reached.</p><p>DKRW last year asked Wyoming to purchase up to $300 million in industrial development bonds to help finance the $2 billion project. The state Legislature would have to authorize any investment above $100 million.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:38:35 +0000 The Associated Press 19152 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Coal-To-Gas Plant In Discussions With National Lab