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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...

2008-09-30 15:00:00

Nexant, Inc. Ed Glatzer, +1-914-609-0325 eglatzer@nexant.com www.chemsystems.com Logo: http://www.nexant.com A new ChemSystems(R) Special Report published by Nexant -- Polygeneration from Coal: Integrated Power, Chemicals and Liquid Fuels -- analyzes the technologies and economics of producing large capacity power and co-produced chemicals or liquid fuels from coal. Advanced coal gasification technologies have raised the efficiency of coal conversion far above that of...

2008-09-30 06:00:27

The ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company has announced that Synthesis Energy Systems has selected 15 of ExxonMobil's methanol-to-gasoline technology licenses for its coal-to-liquids projects. Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) has chosen to assign the first license to a project near Benwood, West Virginia. This approximate 7,000 barrel-per-day unit will be based on methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) technology which incorporates improvements since the technology was originally commercialized by...

2008-09-29 18:00:31

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) that provides SES the option to execute up to fifteen Methanol to Gasoline technology licenses in their global operations. SES has chosen to assign the first license to a project near Benwood, West Virginia. This approximate 7,000 barrel per calendar day unit will be based on commercially proven MTG technology which incorporates improvements since...


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