Surrey Uni kicks off carbon capture to methanol pilot

The project generates the industrial chemical from carbon dioxide in the air

Dastur and GTI join for coal gasification venture

The companies will collaborate to find solutions for a range of Indian coals

China to recycle 150k tonnes of CO2 to make solar panel materials

The plant’s annual use of CO2 will equal the effect of taking 53,000 polluting cars off the roads

Green methanol-powered container vessel to set sail for clean shipping

A new plant will be built in Denmark to supply the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller – Maersk with an estimated 10,000 tonnes of green methanol

Renewable power-to-methanol plant to make a splash at Scottish port

The project will harness excess wind power and use locally captured CO2 to produce green methanol

Air Products to invest up to $2bn in coal-to-methanol production facility in Indonesia

The plant is expected to produce two million tonnes of methanol annually

Indian Government plans methanol-powered bus launch

The scheme will start with two pilot projects in Assam and Maharashtra

Scientists to turn ‘climate-changing gas to climate-saving fuel’

A team of global scientists is to develop clean fuel from carbon emissions which could be a “game-changing” transformation in the energy industry. The researchers have been granted £1.2 million to develop a new reactor that can produce fuel using sunlight and carbon dioxide. Led by experts at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, they aim […]

BP’s new deal with Azerbaijani methanol firm

Oil giant BP signed a huge agreement with an Azerbaijani methanol production firm in London yesterday. The contract with AzMeCo, which will see BP buy methanol from the company’s plant in Azerbaijan, was witnessed by delegates at the Caspian Corridor conference (pictured). The countries in the Caspian region are believed to be some of the […]

East Africa could be the next Qatar for gas

East Africa could be the “next Qatar” for onshore gas exploration and production. Qatar is currently one of the largest exporters of liquefied natural gas followed by Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. But industry experts believe it could soon have a rival in East African nations such as Tanzania and Mozambique which have recently been shown […]