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(From Press Trust of India)
India, the US and China are rich in coal deposits and can easily attain energy independence by producing synthetic fuel or Synfuel from coal, Governor of Montana and soil scientist Brian Schweitzer said in an article in 'The New York Times'.
Observing that synfuel production will give energy independence in the purest sense as it will be free from wild market fluctions of fuel prices, Schweitzer said Synfuel has become very economical in view of soaring crude oil prices.
The former soil scientist said the high-performing fuel will cost only USD 35 a barrel.
The Synfuel process, which is nothing like conventional …