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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...

2008-09-25 17:46:38

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 conventional coal combustion. As a result, these advanced technologies offer the promise of economically and environmentally...

2008-09-24 06:00:23

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Electricity industry is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p092102/The-Development-of-Chinas-Coal-based-Alcohol-Ether-Energy-2008.html The circumstance of China's energy resource is the huge resource of coal and shortage of gas and oil. The verified reserves of petroleum and natural gas were 15.5 billion barrels and 1.88 trillion cubic meters in the end of 2007, only accounting for 1.3 per...

2008-09-21 00:00:21

By Marshall Brain High gasoline prices are a problem, and that makes people wonder whether there is an easy solution. One possibility is to buy smaller, more fuel-efficient cars. Another is to switch to electricity for some or all of our driving. Electric cars run exclusively on battery power, and plug-in hybrids use batteries for 30 or so miles before they switch over to a normal gasoline engine for power. Another option is to try searching and drilling for more oil, which would increase...

2008-09-17 06:00:33

Petro-Canada, the operator and a 60% owner of the Fort Hills Project (Project), along with its Partners in the Fort Hills Energy Limited Partnership, said today that the preliminary results of the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) work suggests that estimated costs for the Fort Hills Project have risen considerably. The Project, as currently conceived, consists of an integrated oil sands mine and bitumen extraction plant 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta and the upgrader in...

2008-09-08 18:00:28

HOUSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. ("SES") announced today that David Eichinger, chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate development, will present at the Merriman Curhan Ford 5th Annual Investor Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 11:45 a.m. Pacific 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/...

2008-09-03 18:00:34

A DEESIDE based company is to help a university produce clean energy from unwanted waste. The University of East Anglia has chosen a Refgas system to provide combined heat and power to the university campus. The system, to be delivered early next year, will reduce the university's carbon emissions ratings by a third. Refgas, which is based at Engineer Park, Sandycroft, has developed and patented a unique renewable energy technology. Its gasifier takes in unrecyclable waste which...

2008-09-01 03:00:18

By Harris, Linda CONSOL Energy and Houston-based Synthesis Energy Systems, the two companies bankrolling a new, $800 million coal-to-liquid plant in Marshall County, say it just makes sense to build it in West Virginia. CONSOL and SES are teaming up in a joint venture, Northern Appalachia Fuel LLC, to develop and operate a coal gasification and liquification plant in Benwood. It will employ 60-plus workers on a permanent basis to start, and 300 to 500 people during the construction...

2008-08-28 15:01:01

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hart Energy Publishing announces the acquisition of the Unconventional Natural Gas Report newsletter from Denver-based Energy Research Services. This monthly e-newsletter provides the E&P community with the latest information, data and resources for the unconventional natural gas industry. The report summarizes significant developments in active shale plays, coal-bed natural gas, tight gas, and gas-hydrate activity along with government/environmental...