Groundbreaking in Turkmenistan for major synthetic gasoline plant; first full-scale Haldor Topsøe TIGAS facility

Green Car Congress

In August, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in Ovadan-Depe near the capital of Ashgabad in Turkmenistan to launch the construction of a major plant focused on the conversion of natural gas into synthetic gasoline. The plant will be based on Haldor Topsøe’s TIGAS (Topsøe Improved Gasoline Synthesis) technology (earlier post ) and will become the first full-scale large commercial facility using this technology. Topsoe Gasoline Synthesis Catalyst GSK-10.

Nacero selects Topsoe’s TIGAS technology for gas-to-gasoline unit; reducing lifecycle carbon footprint up to 50%

Green Car Congress

Nacero has licensed Topsoe TIGAS (Topsoe Improved Gasoline Synthesis) technology for its multi-billion USD natural-gas-to-gasoline facility in Penwell, Texas to produce 100,000 barrels per day of gasoline component ready for blending into US commercial grades.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

BP Statistical Review finds global oil share down for 12th year in a row, coal share up to highest level since 1969; renewables at 2%

Green Car Congress

Coal’s market share of 30.3% Fossil fuels still dominated energy consumption with 87% market share, while renewables rose fastest but are still only 2% of the global total. Gas prices increased broadly in line with oil prices except in North America where prices reached record discounts both to crude oil and to international gas markets. Growth in the US slowed as the share of ethanol in gasoline approaches the blendwall. World primary energy consumption grew by 2.5%

2012 224

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

Hybrid SUV Blog

In a 2009 CNNMoney.com interview, AutoNation CEO, Mike Jackson voiced his opinion that gasoline is too cheap and that the United States government should consider a gas tax to make sure the price does not fall below roughly $3.50 car market. Government sponsored tax breaks and incentives combined with much more expensive gasoline (over $5 per gallon in US dollars). Turkmenistan.

2010 78