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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....

2010-02-10 04:45:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced that Don A. Turkleson has joined the management team as Chief Financial Officer. He joins a company that offers a solution to the problem of energy independence by unlocking and capturing value from otherwise unmineable coal. Laurus Energy has offices in Houston, Montreal, Edmonton, AB, and Sheridan, WY. Prior to joining Laurus...

2009-10-29 12:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Clean Coal: U.S. Emerging Technologies, R&D and Next Generation Equipment http://www.reportlinker.com/p0156611/Clean-Coal-US-Emerging-Technologies-RD-and-Next-Generation-Equipment.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Coal is expected to provide at least half of electricity in the US over the next 15 years, despite coal's...

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...

2008-12-15 23:01:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, today announced that it has backed Laurus Energy, the North American leader in Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project development. Laurus also announced today that top energy executive Rebecca McDonald has joined as CEO. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070702/AQM026LOGO) "Given the huge demand for energy in the U.S. and abroad and world's vast...

2008-10-14 09:00:31

Linc Energy has produced the first hydrocarbon liquids from its Chinchilla gas-to-liquid demonstration facility in Australia. Over the coming months, Linc Energy will continue to operate its gas-to-liquid (GTL) demonstration facility and use the experience gained to assist with finalizing the engineering scope for the company's proposed 20,000 barrels per day commercial facility that is planned for commencement of construction in the next 12 months. Peter Bond, CEO of Linc Energy, said:...

2008-10-14 06:00:29

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2008) - Waratah Coal (TSX VENTURE:WCI) (Waratah) Waratah Coal advises that President & CEO Mr Peter Lynch today presented at the annual Queensland Major Projects Conference. The Major Projects Conference is coordinated by the Queensland Government's Department of Infrastructure and Planning. This extract taken from the conferences website demonstrates its importance in the Governments agenda. "The conference provides the ideal opportunity to...

2008-09-29 18:00:36

THE work being carried out at Newcastle University into clean fuels is both complex in its detail and simple in its aim. Prof Paul Younger is leading a team which wants to turn coal into energy using underground gasification and capture power station emissions using Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Underground gasification is a process first trialled in the Durham coalfields in 1912, whereby coal is gasified underground by injecting steam and oxygen via boreholes into the seam. The...

2008-09-22 15:00:39

The U.S. Department of Energy announced an $8 billion solicitation in federal loan guarantees for projects employing new clean coal technology. Energy Department officials said the projects should employ advanced technologies that avoid, reduce or sequester emissions of air pollutants or greenhouse gases in the area of coal-based power generation, industrial gasification and advanced coal gasification facilities. It's the third round of solicitations that encourages the commercial use of...