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2008-10-27 09:00:34

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler International Engineering & Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., together with its consortium partner, Wuhuan Engineering Company, have been awarded contracts by Sasol Synfuels International (Proprietary) Limited (Sasol) and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Company Ltd. (Shenhua) to perform a feasibility study for an 80,000 barrels per day coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant in...

2008-10-13 03:00:27

By Anonymous KENTUCKY Congressmen Geoff Davis and Hal Rogers have unveiled more than $1.4 million in federal funding that will support research at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) on refining coal into liquid transportation fuels. The funding will help advance ongoing research into the Fischer- Tropsch method of converting coal into liquid fuels by allowing the center to build a "mini-refinery." The new allocation provides for the mini-refinery...

2008-10-03 18:00:29

Rentech, Inc. (AMEX:RTK) today announced that the Company believes the enactment of the Emergency Stabilization Act is a positive step toward creating financial stability in the marketplace. The inclusion of several tax provisions in the Act will greatly benefit Rentech's efforts in domestic alternative fuels production. Rentech has a commercial pipeline of both biomass and fossil based projects utilizing the Rentech Process, a patented and proprietary technology that converts synthesis...

2008-09-30 15:00:00

Nexant, Inc. Ed Glatzer, +1-914-609-0325 eglatzer@nexant.com www.chemsystems.com Logo: http://www.nexant.com A new ChemSystems(R) Special Report published by Nexant -- Polygeneration from Coal: Integrated Power, Chemicals and Liquid Fuels -- analyzes the technologies and economics of producing large capacity power and co-produced chemicals or liquid fuels from coal. Advanced coal gasification technologies have raised the efficiency of coal conversion far above that of...

2008-09-25 17:46:38

A new ChemSystems(R) Special Report published by Nexant -- Polygeneration from Coal: Integrated Power, Chemicals and Liquid Fuels -- analyzes the technologies and economics of producing large capacity power and co-produced chemicals or liquid fuels from coal. Advanced coal gasification technologies have raised the efficiency of coal conversion far above that of conventional coal combustion. As a result, these advanced technologies offer the promise of economically and environmentally...

2008-09-21 03:00:23

By Zhang, Yuanhui All fossil fuels found in nature - petroleum, natural gas, and coal, based on biogenic hypothesis are formed through processes of thermochemical conversion (TCC) from biomass buried beneath the ground and subjected to millions of years of high temperature and pressure. In particular, existing theories attribute that petroleum is from diatoms and deceased creatures, and coal is from deposited plants. TCC is a chemical reforming process of biomass in a heated and usually...

2008-09-04 09:00:37

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2008) - G4G Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GXG) ("G4G") announced the incorporation of a wholly owned subsidiary; Alternative Fuels Corporation ("AFC"). AFC will work towards producing synthetic fuels from municipal waste and stranded natural gas using the new generation Fischer Tropsch technology developed by the Centre of Materials and Process Synthesis (COMPS) situated at The University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg ("Wits"). The COMPS...

2008-09-02 09:00:31

Rentech, Inc. (AMEX:RTK) today announced its conference schedule for September 2008. Where applicable, the power point presentations for the conferences will be available at www.rentechinc.com within the News and Events portion of the site under the Webcasts and Presentations section. September 9, 2008 Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) FT/Syngas Production and Distribution - XTL Technology Needs and Opportunities Washington, DC Speaker: Dr. Robert Freerks, Director...

2008-08-28 12:01:08

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol and Shenhua today announced that they have agreed to focus their full attention on the 80 000 barrels per day CTL feasibility study in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The joint Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group and Sasol Project in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is one of only two CTL projects which will continue with further study and development in China. This strategy aligns with a recent notice issued by the National...

2008-08-25 09:01:28

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - G4G Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GXG) ("G4G") and Magnetite Holdings SA (Pty) Ltd ("Magnetite Holdings") today announced that they have entered into an agreement which will allow G4G to acquire a 51% interest in Magnetite Holdings. Magnetite Holdings is a South African-based company with iron ore assets in Namibia. Initial work has been completed by Magnetite Holdings to produce a chemical grade iron catalyst for sale to coal, gas...


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