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2008-10-27 09:00:31

GRAMERCY, La., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Ltd. , a leading global consulting and information technology services provider, announced today that Rain CII Carbon, the world's leading producer of calcined petroleum coke, reduced the turnaround time at its plant in Gramercy, Louisiana by 25 percent. The expedited shutdown enabled production of an additional 3,650 tons of calcined petroleum coke, primarily used for anode manufacture by aluminum producers. By...

2008-10-21 09:00:37

In its International Energy Outlook for 2008, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that global energy consumption will grow by 50% between 2005 and 2030. Total global transportation fuel production is expected to reach 93 MMbbl/d by 2020, with 5 MMbbl/d coming from biofuels, gas-to-liquids (GTL) and coal-to-liquids (CTL) processes alone. Zeus' Global Gasification Database, released today, analyzes this trend and others. "In particular, three geographic markets merit...

2008-10-20 12:00:29

Rive Technology, a leading catalyst engineering company for the petroleum refining industry, announced today that it will commence operations of a 10,000 square foot research and development facility in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey this November. Rive Technology is the developer of proprietary zeolite catalyst technology that expands characteristically small zeolite pores to enable the conversion of inexpensive, heavy crude oil into valuable, refined products such as transportation fuel....

2008-10-17 15:00:18

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d60813/china_coke_industr) has announced the addition of the "China Coke Industry Report, 2008" report to their offering. In 2008Q1, China's coke output increased while its export decreased. Coke output reached 81.30 million tons, up 13.61% compared to 2007Q1; coke export was 2.93 million tons, down 19.69%. In 2008Q1, the average export FOB price was USD $357.38 per ton (including 25% export tax), up 127.16% compared to...

2008-09-25 09:00:48

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) (Houston, Texas) has delayed a proposed $350 million, 25,000-barrel-per-day delayed coker unit addition at a refinery in Ferndale, Washington. The coker will have two coke drums and utilize ConocoPhillips' proprietary ThruPlus delayed coking technology. Construction is expected to commence in early 2012. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

2008-09-11 12:00:30

GreatPoint Energy, a developer of hydromethanation process to convert coal, petroleum coke and biomass into clean natural gas, has signed a framework agreement with the Datang Huayin Electric Power Company to build and operate a natural gas production facility in the Guangdong Province of China. As part of the agreement, the Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of China Datang, agreed it would fund the cost of the design, construction and initial operation of the facility,...

2008-09-10 12:00:35

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- GreatPoint Energy, Inc., the developer of hydromethanation, a proprietary process that converts coal, petroleum coke and biomass into clean natural gas, today announced it signed a framework agreement with Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, Ltd. to build and operate a natural gas production facility which is expected to be located in Guangdong Province, China. As part of the agreement, Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of China...

2008-08-21 12:01:16

Hydrogen Energy International LLC and Eastman Chemical Company today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Eastman to license to HEI its proprietary Reduced Sulfur Start-Up Technology. This patented technology allows for the operational startup of gasification reactors using a sulfur-free fuel to mitigate a source of sulfur emission during startup events. Jonathan Briggs, regional director of Hydrogen Energy, said he considers this a significant step for his company in...

2008-08-21 09:01:06

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its subsidiary Foster Wheeler USA Corporation, part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded contracts by BP Products North America for the engineering, procurement and fabrication of a 102,000 barrels per stream day (bpsd) six-drum delayed coking unit and gas plant facilities at BP's Whiting refinery in Indiana, U.S. This is an integral part of the BP Whiting Refinery modernization project which will...

2008-08-21 06:00:56

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Husky Energy Incorporated (TSX:HSE) (Calgary, Alberta) is evaluating options of possibly investing $1 billion at its Lima, Ohio refinery, which the company acquired in May 2007 from Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas). Husky Energy purchased the Ohio refinery for an estimated $1.9 billion to expand its downstream business sector. The company will reconfigure and expand the refinery to process sour and heavy...


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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