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2014-09-15 23:03:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Methanol markets. Global market for Methanol is forecast to reach 109.8 million tons by 2020, driven by strong growth in energy related application markets, increased availability of natural gas, improving production plant efficiencies, and favorable pricing scenario, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Methanol is a versatile industrial chemical that finds use in the...

2014-09-15 08:22:38

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Audubon Engineering Solutions, an affiliate of Audubon Companies, has been named Owner's Engineer by ZeoGas LLC for a 16,500 barrel-per-day natural gas to gasoline production facility project being developed along the US Gulf Coast. As Owner's Engineer, Audubon Engineering Solutions will provide interface and integration guidance services ensuring that the EPC, technology licensors and equipment and other service suppliers adhere to project...

2014-08-29 20:20:54

NEDERLAND, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP (NYSE: OCIP) ("the Partnership") announced today that it is starting up the methanol plant at its Beaumont facility after conducting essential repairs on its reformer. The facility is expected to restart production of methanol during the next two days. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131118/NY18666LOGO As a result of the repairs, the ammonia unit was down for approximately 2 days and the methanol unit would have...

2014-08-26 16:22:26

Non-Traditional Demand Sources Could Add in Excess of 5 Billion Cubic Feet per Day by 2019 NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this link view a map of planned U.S. fertilizer, gas-to-liquids and methanol facilities through 2021, courtesy of Bentek Energy. Additional natural gas demand from re-emerging and non-traditional sources could exceed 5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) by 2019 as numerous proposed projects come online in the U.S and Canada, according to a just-released report...

2014-08-20 04:20:46

DALLAS, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China is driving the global methanol industry, with tremendous demand from both its energy and petrochemicals sectors says "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Methanol - China to Remain the Dominant Market"; an August 2014 published research report of 60 pages now available with MarketOptimizer.org. China accounts for 87.9% of Asia-Pacific's (APAC) methanol capacity, and 51.9% of the global methanol capacity. Despite a large planned...

2014-08-12 08:23:30

NEDERLAND, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the "Partnership"), announced its results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. The Partnership owns and operates a recently upgraded, integrated methanol and ammonia production facility that is strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast near Beaumont. The Partnership's production facility currently has a maximum methanol production capacity of 730,000 metric tons per year and a maximum...

2014-08-05 20:21:17

NALEDI TRUST, South Africa, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) and Anglo American Platinum, the world's largest primary producer of platinum, today announced the launch of a field trial of a methanol-fuelled home generator system in an off-grid residential application. Ballard and Anglo American Platinum have partnered with Eskom, South Africa's power utility, and The Department of Energy of South Africa to conduct the 12-month field trial....

2014-07-22 16:23:02

NEDERLAND, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP (NYSE: OCIP) ("the Partnership") announced today that recent severe thunderstorms in the Gulf Coast area caused a power outage and disrupted its methanol and ammonia production over the past several days. Damage to the production facility was limited, and the Partnership has conducted essential repairs swiftly to limit the unplanned downtime. As a result of the disruption, the methanol unit was down for 3.5 days and the...

2014-07-02 12:23:31

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Syngas Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/global_syngas_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Syngas market to grow at a CAGR of 8.54 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the flexibility in feedstock for production. The Global Syngas market has also been...

2014-07-02 08:23:23

Integrated Controls and Safety Solution to Help Drive Clean Fuel Production DOHA, Qatar, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions announced today that it will supply a new integrated control and safety system for Qatar Fuel Additives Company's (QAFAC) Mesaieed Industrial City plant, 50 kilometers south of Doha. The upgrade will help the plant reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies as it increases production of methanol and MTBE (methyl tertiary...


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