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BASF Advances Novel Syngas-to-Olefins Process

12:02 PM MDT | October 3, 2008 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF says it is developing a technology to produce olefins directly from synthesis gas (syngas) and “working on concepts to trap carbon dioxide [CO2] wastes,” which it would use “as feedstock in chemical processes.” The company outlined the plans at its 22nd annual Journalists and Scientists in Dialogue meeting, held recently in Ludwigshafen, which this year was dedicated to catalysis. Kreimeyer: Broadening raw material base. The syngas-to-olefins technology would use a newly developed heterogeneous catalyst for industrial-scale conversion...

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