Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering recently discovered a new catalyst that could lead to large-scale implementation of capturing atmospheric CO2 and converting it into liquid methanol.
U.K.-based infrastructure support services provider Amey Plc is underway with commissioning at its Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park in the U.K. Once open, the facility will process 125,000 metric tons per year (mt/y) of waste from local households and businesses.
Casale SA and RTI International recently announced the signing of a global licensing and cooperation agreement that grants Casale the rights to be the exclusive sub-licensor for RTI’s breakthrough warm-gas desulfurization process technology that produces cleaner energy and chemicals from coal and other high-sulfur feedstocks.
The first microchannel gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in the U.S. was completed in September. The new plant, built by ENVIA Energy, is located in Oklahoma City and is expected to begin converting landfill gas into liquid petroleum products later this year.