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March 20, 2012Researchers from Japan and the U.S. have developed a proton-responsive ligand and a homogeneous iridium catalyst which together enable the controlled storage and release of...
June 9, 2011Start-up LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) says Mitsui Global Strategic Studies, a Mitsui & Co (Tokyo) subsidiary, will look for opportunities to apply LanzaTech gas-fermentation...
May 25, 2011China is accelerating its shift to coal-derived chemicals to offset its growing dependence on oil imports. The country is on track to significantly hike its coal-to-chemical and fuel...
January 21, 2011Eastman Chemical has entered into a definitive agreement with Zero Emission Energy Plants (ZEEP; Houston) to sell its interests in a planned gasification project at Beaumont, TX...
January 10, 2011Eastman Chemical says it has agreed to sell a shuttered methanol and ammonia plant at Beaumont, TX to Pandora Methanol (Basel, Switzerland) for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes...
December 21, 2010Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell have signed a memorandum of understanding to study jointly the development of a major petrochemicals complex at Ras Laffan, Qatar. The announcement...
September 1, 2010LanzaTech’s microbial gas fermentation process may enable chemicals production to be decoupled from petroleum and food resources because its process uses nonfood, low value gas feed stocks....
February 22, 2010Process improvements have enabled a more direct and cost-efficient route to producing gasoline from carbon dioxide, the company says....
February 10, 2010Some start-ups entering the biofuels sector already are revealing themselves as winners in certain market applications even though there is no shortage of mature biofuel companies...
November 23, 2009Royal Dutch Shell says its expects its two massive natural gas liquids (NGL) projects at Ras Laffan, Qatar, to be complete by the end of 2010. Qatargas 4, a 30-70 joint venture...
May 1, 2009Sasol is making good headway with the development of a more efficient next-generation, slurry phase, gas-to-liquid (GTL) process, says Steve Venables, head of international energy, and...
June 19, 2008Gasrec (London) says it has successfully produced the first batch of liquid fuel from carbon dioxide (CO2) at its new plant located on the site of Sita UK's (Meadenhead, U.K.) Surrey...
January 31, 2008UOP and Total Petrochemicals say that Viva Methanol Ltd, a subsidiary of Eurochem Technologies (Singapore), will license the companies jointly developed technology for a previously...
August 2, 2007Soaring construction costs as well as concerns about the level of natural gas supply have slowed development of Mideast gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects, analysts say. ExxonMobil and...
July 31, 2007Shell Chemicals is likely to relax its “cracker plus one” strategy under the stewardship of Ben van Beurden, who took over as Shell Chemicals executive v.p. at the...
July 30, 2007Albemarle says it has created a new division focused on alternative fuel technologies that will work to develop market positions for Albemarle’s catalysts for applications in...