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World CTX 2017: the Best Evaluated Conference in the Industry

The World CTX 2017 gathered 170 delegates in Beijing on March 28-30, 2017. After a full day on technologies, attendees shared information and questions on operations, projects, economics and environment with major leaders in CTX, including Zhang Chuanjiang, Chairman of Shenhua Coal To Liquid and Dr. Yao Min, Deputy General Manager of Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group.

93% attendees evaluated the conference « excellent » or « good » (7% ranked it « average », 0% « weak »); 96% plan to attend the CTX 2018.

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Coal To X in China: the right choice on the conference to attend

The subject – Coal To X – and the location – Beijing, China – of the World CTX 2017 Conference appear as the right choice for companies looking for development in gasification.
This was evidenced in the Gasification Status presented by Higman Consulting on October 19, 2016 at the Gasification & Syngas Technologies (GSTC) Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
According to this study, when gasification units planned or under construction are commissioned (by 2020):
94% of feedstock will be coal or petroleum coke
83% of them are being built in the Asia/Pacific area, mostly in China.

Websites: google+, IFP Energies Nouvelles, linkedin.com.

CTL & GTL Most Competitive Fuels by 2020

The Australian Liquid Fuels Technology Assessment provides cost estimates for 18 liquid fuel technologies, such as CTL, GTL, conventional fuels, LPG, biomass to DME and biodiesel.
The comparison criteria is the Levelised Cost of Fuel (LCOF), i.e. the total fuel cost in real dollar terms including all costs, amortised over plant economic life.
Among key findings,
– By 2020, several emerging technologies are expected to be available at lower LCOF than currently available petroleum fuels.
Natural Gas and Coal-Derived Fuels technologies offer the lowest LCOF over most of the projection period and they remain cost competitive with the lower cost renewable technologies out to 2050, if carbon pricing or cost of carbon capture is not included in the LCOF estimates. 2015 resullats of CTX operators published by World CTX tend to confirm this study.

The ALFTA was issued in October 2014 by the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics, Government of Australia.