GTI inks global pyrolysis licensing deal with CRI/Criterion

January 14, 2011 |

In Illinois, the Gas Technology Institute it has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with CRI/Criterion Inc., for its Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion (IH2) technology, which converts biomass directly into cellulosic gasoline and diesel hydrocarbon blendstocks. GTI stated that the licensing agreement will help speed up clean energy initiatives to increase energy supply and contribute towards regional mandates for renewable fuels.

GTI’s IH2 technology is an advanced pyrolysis technology which utilizes low pressure hydrogen together with a proprietary catalyst to remove virtually all of the oxygen present in the starting biomass.

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