Publications, Reports & Research
Our publications, reports and research library hosts over 500 specialist reports and research papers on all topics associated with CCS.
Synthetic natural gas (SNG): technology, environmental implications, and economics
1st January 2009
Natural gas that can be produced from coal or biomass is known as ’synthetic natural gas’ or ’substitute natural gas’ (SNG). This Duke University paper examines the different technologies for SNG generation, the cost, and the environmental impacts of SNG. The paper identifies the conditions under which SNG production could be economically viable.