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2009-05-07 05:00:00

CALGARY, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Suncor Energy Inc. reported today that production at its oil sands facility during April averaged approximately 304,000 barrels per day (bpd). Year-to-date oil sands production at the end of April averaged approximately 284,000 bpd. Suncor is targeting average oil sands production of 300,000 bpd (+5%/-10%) in 2009. In addition to Suncor's proprietary production of sweet and sour synthetic crude oil, diesel and non-upgraded bitumen sold directly to the...

2009-04-08 05:00:00

CALGARY, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Suncor Energy Inc. reported today that production at its oil sands facility during March averaged approximately 297,000 barrels per day (bpd). Year-to-date oil sands production at the end of March averaged approximately 278,000 bpd. Suncor is targeting average oil sands production of 300,000 bpd (+5%/-10%) in 2009. In addition to Suncor's proprietary production of sweet and sour synthetic crude oil, diesel and non-upgraded bitumen sold directly to the...

2008-12-30 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global industrial gasification company, today announced that it has declared Commercial Operations status at SES's 95% owned joint venture with Shandong Hai Hua Coal & Chemical Company Ltd. ("Hai Hua"), its first coal gasification plant in Shandong Province, China. Now that the commissioning phase is complete, the operation will continue under the tolling agreement. "This...

2008-12-19 07:15:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global industrial gasification company, announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of its previously announced 1 million tonne per year coal to chemical plant (the "Plant") which is being developed with its joint venture partner, YIMA Coal Industry Group Co. Ltd ("YIMA"). The ceremony took place today at the Plant site in Yima City, Henan Province, China. Executives from...

2008-12-15 23:01:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, the North American leader in Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project development, today announced that top energy executive Rebecca McDonald has joined as CEO. McDonald brings more than 25 years experience in the energy industry. She has been responsible for the development, construction and operation of natural gas and liquids pipelines, gas and electricity distribution companies, as well as power plant and gas processing...

2008-10-31 09:00:23

UOP, Honeywell's petroleum industry process company, has announced that it has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy to develop economically viable technology to stabilize pyrolysis oil from second-generation biomass feedstocks for use as a renewable fuel source. Biomass pyrolysis oil is made from second-generation feedstocks like the residuals from agricultural and forestry industries or wood-based construction and demolition materials. The oil can be...

2008-10-23 09:00:27

HOUSTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") , a global industrial gasification company, today announced that due to the difficult financial environment, SES and CONSOL Energy ("CONSOL") will cease funding of the front-end engineering design package for the Benwood, West Virginia synthetic gasoline project. With the lack of advancement of the project, the joint development agreement ("JDA") between SES and CONSOL expired according to its terms. "Given...

2008-10-23 09:00:27

HOUSTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") , a global industrial gasification company, today announced that it has entered into the primary joint venture agreement with YIMA Coal Croup ("YIMA"), a large Chinese integrated coal company, for the development of a coal gasification plant (the "Plant") which will feed downstream process for the production of transportation fuels and chemicals intermediates in Henan Province, China. The joint venture...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Canada-based Suncor Energy has reported that production at its oil sands facility during September 2008 averaged approximately 235,000 barrels per day. Year-to-date oil sands production at the end of September averaged approximately 223,000 barrels per day (bpd). Suncor is targeting average oil sands production of 240,000bpd to 250,000bpd in 2008. During the previous two months, proportion of sweet low-sulfur crude oil products was lower than planned due to an unscheduled shutdown of a...

2008-10-07 18:00:26

HOUSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") announced today that Tim Vail, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference in New York City on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation and the accompanying slideshow may be accessed through the company's website at http://www.synthesisenergy.com/ within the Investor Relations...


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