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2010-10-25 09:20:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Shale and Sands Oil Recovery LLC (SASOR), a private company, has developed and patented a new method for producing useable oil from oil shale. The new method uses little water and produces minimal amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. It is an in situ technique that uses supercritical material to quickly mature the oil shale from a kerogen-containing rock to shale oil that is ready to be shipped to a refinery. In Colorado's Piceance Basin alone there may be...

2010-09-14 12:54:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-term growth in shale gas production is expected to play an important role in shaping North American, European and Asian natural gas demand, according to a new report released today by Ernst & Young at the World Energy Congress. "The unconventional natural gas business may have already changed the overall supply and demand balance in North America, and perhaps globally," said Barry Munro, Leader of Ernst & Young's Canadian oil and gas...

2010-07-08 14:05:55

When using fuel cells to generate electricity from biomass, the best approach is to do so centrally, in combination with a gas turbine. The production and subsequent distribution of hydrogen is an inefficient process. This is the view of Richard Toonssen, who will defend his doctoral dissertation on this subject at TU Delft in the Netherlands on Thursday 8 July. Biomass is seen as a renewable energy source for the production of electricity and heat. The conversion of biomass for this purpose...

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....

2010-06-03 15:15:00

HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX) announced today that Robert Rigdon, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Wall Street Analyst Forum 21st Annual Analyst Conference at The University Club in New York on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 10:35 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation may be accessed through the website of SES at www.synthesisenergy.com within the Investor Relations section....

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...

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...

2010-01-26 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global industrial gasification company, today announced that it will release financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2009 after the market closes on Monday, February 8, 2010. Senior management will hold a conference call to review the Company's financial results for this period and provide an update on corporate developments at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.