Coal gasification

Total and China Power got green light for Inner Mongolia Chemical project

Total to provide CPI with Coal-To-Olefins technology The French major company Total and the local utility China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) have received the approval from the China National Development and Reform Commission to develop Inner Mongolia $4 billion coal-to-olefins (CTO) petrochemical complex in China. Established in 2002, CPI is ranked as the fifth largest power …

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Air Liquide harvests major contracts in Fujian Province of China

Fujian Shenyuan selects Air Liquide for coal gasification End of May 2013, Fujian Shenyuan New Materials Co. Ltd (Fujian Shenyuan) selected Air Liquide to build, own and operate a production unit of industrial gases for its Lianjiang caprolactam project in the Fujian Province, China. Fujian Shenyuan is one of the largest producer of nylon fibers …

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RiCoal to build world-scale Coal-To-Olefin complex in Russia

RiCoal selected Rostov for its Petrochemical complex The Russian joint venture RiCoal Chemical Coal Plant (RiCoal) is planning to build a world-scale Coal-to-Olefin and petrochemical complex in Rostov-on-Don in the south of Russia. Estimated to require $2.5 billion capital expenditure, RiCoal selected Rostov-on-Don location because of available coal and natural gas available in the region and …

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Sibur awards FEED contracts for ZapSibNeftekhim olefin in Tobolsk

Sibur kicks off Russian largest petrochemical complex If Russia is among the biggest producer and exporter of oil and gas, Russia is also a net importer of petrochemical products. In the same way as Russia has multiplied strategic alliances with western companies, such as ExxonMobil, Statoil, ENI, Total to boost its upstream sector, Russia is also …

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GE and Shenua join expertise for Cleaner Coal technology

Two leaders build energy Market Leadership with coal gasification Shenua Group (Shenua), from China, and GE, from USA, create the new GE Shenhua Gasification Technology Company Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture (JV) with Headquarter located in Shanghai, China. The firm will sell industrial gasification technology licenses in China, conduct research to improve cost and performance. The company has registered capital of $6 million. Patents and proceeds obtained by the joint venture will be shared evenly. The cooperation is also part of Sino-US joint efforts to develop clean energy, and gasification is a crucial component of that goal. China and USA hold respectively the first and second biggest …

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Coal Gasification

 Definition The coal gasification is a technology that converts coal into a synthesis gas (or syngas) that can then be used to produce chemicals or other products. The syngas produced from coal is also called “Town gas“. The syngas is a mixture of carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H2), carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapour (H2O) Comments The syngas issued …

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