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2012-11-15 16:27:23

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of an agreement to expand its existing syngas separation unit (SSU) in Geismar, Louisiana to increase the supply of carbon monoxide (CO). The increased capacity of CO is mainly for the supply of BASF's publicly-announced world-scale formic acid plant to be built at BASF's Geismar Verbund site. The facility expansion will also provide Air Products increased hydrogen production for sale to...

2012-10-29 07:21:56

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMX) ("SES") is presenting today, here at the Gasification Technologies Conference (Wardman Park Marriott, booth #3), the significant accomplishments it has made in designing and constructing the Company's flagship Yima Joint Venture project in Henan Province, China. The presentation highlights the significant progress it has made in commercializing its technology both in China and other parts of the...

Synthetic Gas Made From Air And Water
2012-10-20 09:57:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Given the rising prices at the pumps, odds are most people have wished at one time or another that they could create gasoline out of thin air. Now, one British firm claims to have done just that. According to Reuters reporter Alice Baghdjian, engineers at Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS) in Teesside, England said that they have managed to produce synthetic gasoline using carbon dioxide extracted from air and hydrogen extracted from...

2012-10-18 11:22:01

KYIV, Ukraine, October 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The construction of five plants producing synthesis gas from coal will start in Ukraine in 2013, according to the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. Investment in the project may go up to USD 3.5 billion. Having been agreed upon in autumn of 2012, the project has currently moved to the stage of designing the plants. Synthesis gas or syngas is a gas mixture that is comprised of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The energy...

2012-07-24 02:23:33

HOUSTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYMX) ("SES") announced today that the syngas production facility for its Yima Joint Venture coal to methanol project in Henan Province, China, has now entered the commissioning phase as many of the facility's systems have achieved or are nearing mechanical completion. Pre-commissioning activities, which began in May of this year, culminated in a successful short-term data gathering test where syngas was produced...

2012-06-06 13:20:29

Biomass gasification is being considered as a possible technology for converting at least 10 million acres of Texas brush into biofuel, according to Dr. Jim Ansley, Texas AgriLife Research rangeland ecologist in Vernon. A study using an adiabatic bed gasifier to convert mesquite and redberry juniper species found in the Southern Great Plains into usable bioenergy gases was conducted by Ansley and Dr. Kalyan Annamalai, Paul Pepper Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Coal and Biomass...

2012-06-05 06:22:29

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Haldor Topsoe to provide technology to purify hydrogen from a steam reforming unit to be installed at the Antipinsky Refinery in Tyumen, Russia. Honeywell's UOP Polybed(TM) PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) System will recover and purify hydrogen to help the refinery meet the increasing need for clean transportation fuels such as diesel and gasoline. "UOP's...

2012-05-30 02:22:03

HOUSTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYMX) ("SES") announced today that it has deployed a pre-commissioning team to the Yima Joint Venture project in Henan Province, China. This team will inspect the SES technology, equipment and related gasification systems at the Yima Joint Venture project over the next several weeks to ensure the installation is ready to operate as designed once construction is completed. The first syngas production from the project...

2012-05-01 06:21:50

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Sinochem to provide technology to purify hydrogen at a new refinery in China. Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co. Ltd. will use two Honeywell UOP Polybed(TM) PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) Systems to produce high-purity hydrogen at its new refinery. The hydrogen will be used for the production of clean transportation fuels, including diesel, gasoline and jet...

2011-12-20 11:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research from SRI International has identified a promising new way to produce liquid transportation fuels from coal without consuming water or generating carbon dioxide. Based on data from bench-scale tests, SRI engineers estimate that the capital cost for a full-scale plant using SRI's process would be less than half that of a conventional coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant that uses a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis...