Tag: methanol

ExxonMobil debuts new e-methanol to jet technology as new route for sustainable jet fuel

ExxonMobil debuts new e-methanol to jet technology as new route for sustainable jet fuel

June 20, 2022 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil has revealed a new process technology to enable the manufacture of sustainable aviation fuel from renewable methanol.  ExxonMobil is focused on growing its lower-emission fuels business by leveraging technology and infrastructure. This expands upon ExxonMobil’s suite of technology solutions that are engineered to manufacture SAF from other biofeeds.  Now, methanol derived from […]

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Auramarine invests in methanol fuel supply units

Auramarine invests in methanol fuel supply units

May 31, 2022 |

In Finland, Auramarine Ltd has invested in the development of one of the industry’s first methanol fuel supply units to meet the demand for methanol as a promising future fuel.  The units are suitable for both two-stroke and four-stroke engines and can be adapted to suit the conversion of existing engines to dual-fuel methanol operation […]

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Moeller-Maersk sees green methanol demand at 6M tons by 2030

Moeller-Maersk sees green methanol demand at 6M tons by 2030

May 30, 2022 |

In Denmark, Ship and Bunker reports Moeller-Maersk believes its green methanol demand for shipping could reach 6 million metric tons per year by the end of the decade. The first of 13 green methanol ships the company has on order will already be delivered in mid-2023. The ships on order will account for 4.6% of […]

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Stockholm University researchers lead study on producing methanol from CO2 with copper-zinc catalyst

Stockholm University researchers lead study on producing methanol from CO2 with copper-zinc catalyst

May 19, 2022 |

In Sweden, international research team led by researchers of Stockholm University has for the first time been able to study the surface of a copper-zinc catalyst when carbon dioxide is reduced to methanol. The results – obtained at DESY´s brilliant light source PETRA III – are published in the scientific journal Science. A better knowledge […]

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GIDARA Energy and Port of Rotterdam announce Advanced Methanol Rotterdam

GIDARA Energy and Port of Rotterdam announce Advanced Methanol Rotterdam

April 20, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, GIDARA Energy and the Port of Rotterdam are pleased to announce GIDARA’s next advanced biofuels facility in The Netherlands: Advanced Methanol Rotterdam. Located in the Port of Rotterdam, the plant will convert non-recyclable waste into advanced methanol. The advanced methanol achieves CO2 emission reductions outlined in the Renewable Energy Directive II (RED […]

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Veolia launches biorefinery producing CO2-neutral bio-methanol from a pulp mill

Veolia launches biorefinery producing CO2-neutral bio-methanol from a pulp mill

April 6, 2022 |

In France, Veolia launched the world’s largest biorefinery project producing CO2-neutral bio-methanol from a pulp mill, located in Finland. The project allows to unlock the potential of this alternative source of feedstock for biofuel that is almost completely unexplored to date. Developed in close cooperation with Metsä Fibre, the largest cooperative forestry association in Europe, […]

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Fraunhofer UMSICHT extracts methanol from steel mill gases and hydrogen

Fraunhofer UMSICHT extracts methanol from steel mill gases and hydrogen

March 22, 2022 |

In Germany, Fraunhofer UMSICHT is working on the extraction of methanol from steel mill gases and sustainably produced hydrogen in the Carbon2Chem project. The researchers are already successfully operating a demonstration-scale plant on the institute’s premises in Oberhausen. In the next step, tests under real conditions are planned at a steel mill in Duisburg. Researchers […]

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Omni Oz Fund launches seeking $50M investment for methanol-ethanol plant

Omni Oz Fund launches seeking $50M investment for methanol-ethanol plant

January 26, 2022 |

In California, OMNI OZ FUND, LLC is seeking accredited investors for its GreenMix Fuel Methanol-Ethanol Blend Processing Plant. The Fund is raising a Series A Round of $50 million. The OMNI OZ FUND, LLC was created to raise the necessary capital of $300 million to produce an energy industry first, GreenMix Fuel (methanol/ethanol blend) Processing […]

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MPC Capital and partners order four methanol fuel container vessels

MPC Capital and partners order four methanol fuel container vessels

January 18, 2022 |

In Germany, Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital, together with partners, ordered four container vessel new buildings at Korean shipyard Hanjin. The vessels have a capacity of 5,500 TEU and offer state-of-the-art specifications and eco-friendly design. Delivery of the first vessel is scheduled for Q2 2023. The 5,500 TEU eco-design allows for a saving […]

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WinGD’s ship engines to run on methanol and ammonia by 2024 and 2025

WinGD’s ship engines to run on methanol and ammonia by 2024 and 2025

November 24, 2021 |

In Switzerland, WinGD announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025 respectively. WinGD’s multi-fuel solutions will be based on their well-established diesel-fueled X engines and dual-fuel X-DF engines. The ability to use zero-carbon or carbon-neutral fuels such as ammonia and methanol in both of its core […]

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