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2010-06-08 12:22:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) and Houston-based Laurus Energy announced the formation of Stone Horn Ridge LLC, a company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The Anchorage-based joint venture is developing syngas for power generation, ultra-clean liquid fuels and other industrial applications. Stone Horn Ridge's production site will be on resource-rich CIRI-owned land on the west side...

2010-06-07 17:01:00

HOUSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced it has closed on an agreement with Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) to develop an underground coal gasification project. The agreement will result in the first North American company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The joint venture will be based outside of Anchorage....

2010-06-01 12:55:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, which is designed to help reduce the cost of coal gasification, provide a clean alternative fuel source, and strengthen U.S. energy security. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "We are very pleased with the results. They are consistent with our expectations, and...

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2010-03-22 13:39:31

The process that lights up big-screen plasma TV displays is getting a new life in producing ultra-clean fuels, according to a report here today at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It described a small, low-tech, inexpensive device called a GlidArc reactor that uses electrically-charged clouds of gas called "plasmas" to produce in three steps super-clean fuels from waste materials. One is a diesel fuel that releases 10 times less air pollution than its...

2010-03-13 02:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Refill Energy, Inc. "The Company" (Pink Sheets: REFG), headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, today announced the signing of a ten million dollar ($10,000,000 USD) contract with Nueva Esperanza of Peru, who holds extensive coal mines and reserves that will provide clean energy to Peru, Brazil, Chile and other parts of the world. Closing of the sale is expected to occur in late April, 2010. Under the terms of the contract, Nueva Esperanza...

2010-02-22 02:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Refill Energy, Inc., a Nevada corporation based in Salt Lake City, Utah, announced that it has completed the acquisition of International Green N-ergy Corporation (IGNC) of Salt Lake City, Utah. As a result of the acquisition, Refill Energy acquired IGNC's revolutionary Downdraft Gasification Module fabricated by Petersen Inc. of Ogden Utah. "This is an important milestone...one we have been looking forward to for years. With the Gasifier...

2010-02-08 15:01:00

HOUSTON and SHANGHAI, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global energy and gasification technology company, announced that it has received the required Shandong Provincial Government approval for the Phase II expansion of the Company's Hai Hua plant located in Zaozhuang City, Shandong Province, China. This approval will allow SES to expand its current facilities to include production of approximately 50K tpa of monoethylene glycol...

2010-02-02 10:48:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Methanol Cost Study, a detailed analysis of methanol production facilities throughout the world, revealing the relative average methanol plant production costs of the nearly 250 facilities in operation across the major regions and countries. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061109/CMALOGO) This study demonstrates how methanol production costs are affected by...

2009-12-01 16:30:00

SYDNEY and HOUSTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coalworks Limited (ASX: CWK), an emerging Australian energy developer, and Synthesis Energy Systems Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global industrial gasification company, intend to develop, through a strategic alliance, Coalworks' first coal gasification and liquefaction plant at Oaklands in New South Wales, Australia utilizing SES' proprietary U-GAS® gasification technology, which SES licenses from the Gas Technology...

2009-11-05 15:00:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the nation's need for affordable clean-coal technology, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today celebrated the commissioning of a compact gasification pilot plant in Illinois designed to help lower energy costs, provide a clean alternative fuel source and strengthen U.S. energy security. The pilot plant is the first step toward global commercialization of the innovative technology. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United...


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