| India, Orissa: Commissionning of Angul Gasification Unit to be Completed by the end of June - April 6, 2013|
Angul will be the world's largest direct-reduced iron (DRI) plant based on coal gasification. World CTL plans to propose the visit Angul plant by the end of 2013.
| World: Financial Times Article Follows the World CTL 2013 - May 1, 2013|
FT article, written by Alexander Gladstone, Senior Correspondent, reports on discussions held at the World CTL 2013 Conference held in Shanghai from April 16 to 19, 2013.
| Australia: UCG Reactor Survey Confirms Prediction after 20 Month Operation - |
After around 13,000 tons of coal have been gasified in 20 months of continuous operation, Carbon Energy releases the result of an independant geophysical survey.
| China, Zhejiang: 1.8 million tons/year methanol to olefins start-up - February 3, 2013|
Located in Ningbo, it belongs to Ningbo Heyuan Chemical Company. The process is DMTO, developed by Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics.
| World: Mr. Max-Michael Weiss, Air Liquide Germany, Awarded the 2013 World CTL Award - February 18, 2013|
The presentation ceremony will take place in Shanghai on April 18, 2013 before the conclusion of the World CTL 2013 Conference.
| China, Guizhou Province: YanKuang Kaiyang Chemical's 500kt/a Ammonia Plant on Line - January 21, 2013|
Yankuang Kaiyang Chemical started up its 500kt/ ammonia plant and outputted on-spec product. Based on CNY4.2bn Capex, the process includes Choren's pulverized coal gasification. Construction started in 2009 and commissioning took place in June, 2012.
| Indonesia: Celanese will Build a Coal-to-Ethanol Plant with Pertamina - January 16, 2013 |
Production is planned to start in 2016. Capex is estimanted $2.5bn for a 1.1 Mt ethanol capacity.
| China: Yima Plant has Started Methanol Production - January 7, 2013|
A 75/25 JV between Yima Coal and SES (Synthesis Energy Systems), the unit, located in Henan Province, will produce 300 mt/year of refined methanol.
| Ukraine: Deal Signed for the Development of Coal Gasification - December 26, 2012|
China Development Bank Corporation and Naftogaz Ukrainy agreed on a $3.7b credit line on 19 years, opening a market of mt10m of coal.
| China, Tianjin: Greengan celebrates on-grid connection - December 12, 2012|
Connection was made in november, 2012. Greengen IGCC R&D project has been developped by China Huaneng and 8 partners including Peabody Energy, USA.