ZeoGas LLC licenses methanol-to-gasoline technology ZeoGas

ExxonMobil licenses methanol-to-gasoline technology to ZeoGas

11:49 AM, 22nd July 2014
ZeoGas LLC licenses methanol-to-gasoline technology to ZeoGas

HOUSTON, US: ZeoGas LLC, a developer of natural gas-to-gasoline projects, has entered into a license agreement to use ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company’s methanol-to-gasoline technology in the development of a natural gas-to-gasoline plant on the US Gulf Coast.

ZeoGas is developing a portfolio of projects to convert natural gas to gasoline to take advantage of the abundant and relatively low cost of natural gas in North America. Coupled with the 5,000 tonne per day of planned methanol production, ZeoGas will produce more than 16,000 barrels per day of ASTM-spec, 87 Octane gasoline with zero sulfur and about 50 per cent less benzene than allowable standards.

“We are pleased with this milestone in our development. ExxonMobil’s proven methanol-to-gasoline technology is a critical element of our strategy to use only market-proven, production-scale component technologies, thereby eliminating the technology risk associated with many gas-to-liquids projects,” said Timothy D Belton, Chief Executive Officer, ZeoGas.

 

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