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October 1, 2014
Last month in Ovadan-Depe, Turkmenistan, construction began on a plant that will produce gasoline from natural gas. When the plant starts up approximately four years from now, it will produce 15,500 barrels per day (bbl/d) of synthetic gasoline using the Topsøe Improved Gasoline Synthesis (Tigas) technology of Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark; It will be the first...
February 1, 2014
A new water-gas shift catalyst has undergone 1,000 h of successful operation in a demonstration carried out by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO, Kawasaki; and Hitachi, Ltd. (Tokyo, both Japan; The tests were performed at the Eagle pilot plant ( Chem...
January 1, 2014
A metal-free catalyst system involving ionic liquids and doped carbon nanofibers can efficiently reduce carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide, offering a cost-effective electrochemical route from CO2 to synthesis gas (syngas), and further, to liquid transportation fuels. A research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC;, led by Amin Salehi-Khojin, demonstrated that graphite-like...
December 1, 2013
Construction of a large-scale waste-to-energy plant will start in the middle of next year in Port Hedland, Western Australia, and operation is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2015. The plant will be built by the New Energy Corp. (Perth;, and will employ low-temperature gasification technology invented and developed by Western Australian company Entech Renewable...
November 1, 2013
Last month, the synthesis stage of the bioliq (biomass to liquid Karlsruhe) pilot plant produced gasoline for the first time at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT; Germany; The achievement is a milestone in that all stages of the bioliq process, which is being developed in cooperation with Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany; www.cac-chem-com), have been realized, thus...
November 1, 2012
Japan Blue Energy Co. (JBEC; Tokyo, Japan;, Daiwa Lease Co., Toyota Tsusho Corp., and Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. have established the Business Research Group of Hydrogen Innovation Town (BRG-HIT) to start verification tests for a new technology for making hydrogen from biomass and sewage sludge. Construction on the world’s first biomass-to-H2 plant began October 2011 at Idex Eco Energy...

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