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The Potential of Synthetic Fuels as a Carbon Neutral Solution

If the world continues to depend on fossil fuels, and their use continues to grow particularly with the emerging and developing co...

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Witnessing the High Cost of Renewable Energy Mandates

Since the dust has settled some, let’s take a look at the collapse of the Texas grid (ERCOT). As many know by now, Texas has its...

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The Impacts of Supply Chain Economics On Our Environment

March 2021 Overview and Effects of Greenhouse Gases The current mainstream consensus is that the last 150 years of human activity ...

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Energy Policy of the Green October 2020

2020 is nearing its crescendo as the world continues to plod through the pandemic, economies are sluggish- if not in decline, and ...

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Homage to Silesia

Poland holds a unique position in Europe. It’s a member of the now chaotic European Union (EU), yet it finds itself in the good ...

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Capitalizing LNG Resources for Transportation

Natural gas in the transportation realm has been somewhat the pot of gold at the rainbow’s end. It’s substantially cleaner and...

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Mitigating Hydrocarbon Market Volatility

All Americans are experiencing the disruption wrought by the societal response to the global pandemic, but unique to those in oil ...

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Energy Perspectives: Finding the Best Path

Over the past two years this blog has articulated several approaches to energy infrastructure. Others engage in the same activity,...

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2019 Syngas Outlook

In the preceding article, we articulated a high-level macro outlook for the energy industry at large. Focusing now on the global s...

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2019: The Year Ahead in Energy

Moving into 2019 we at Synfuels Americas thought it prudent to bring some of the current energy market conditions into a projectiv...

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Global Syngas

As the globe moves toward more nations reaching the status of developed countries, the syngas industry will need to make concerted...

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Benefits of Cogeneration and Chemical Use of Coal

The contents of this blog were taken from a presentation given by Judd Swift, CEO Synfuels Americas, to the United Nations Economi...

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The Global Petroleum Market

In the form of a multiple entry composition we will be covering the global petroleum industry initially from a high-level macro vi...

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Foreign Investment in U.S. Energy

With the new administration nearing its first anniversary of being in office, we would like to take the opportunity to look at ene...

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Coal Policy Implications for Synfuels

In a series of articles composed by Synfuels Americas, we would like to take the opportunity to delve further into the nature of t...

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German Coal Expansion

There is a perception throughout the developed world that coal has seen its last days. Surprising to most, this is not the case. I...

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Global Climate Policy and Energy: The Reality of it All

Despite attempts to move the world away from coal power generation, many countries are still planning or constructing over 1,600 c...

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Global Petroleum Market Today

May could be shaping up to be the beginning of another round of industry consolidation due to a precipitous fall in crude prices, ...

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CSIS: A Discussion with His Excellency Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi

Mr. Judd Swift attended a Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) discussion in Washington, DC with His Excellency...

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Workshop on The Sustainability Credentials of Coal and its Role in the UN Sustainable Development Goal 7

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was established in 1947; it is one of five regional commissions of the U...

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2016 Gasification and Syngas Technologies Conference

Synfuels Americas attended the 2016 Gasification and Syngas Technologies Conference held October 16-19, 2016 in Vancouver, British...

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16th US-China Oil & Gas Industry Forum

Synfuels Americas attended the 16th U.S. – China Oil & Gas Industry Forum held September 27 – 29, 2016 in Tysons C...

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U.S. EIA’s Energy Conference

Synfuels Americas attended the 2016 U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Energy Conference in Washington, DC on July 11-12...

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Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum

Mr. Judd Swift, CEO of Synfuels Americas, was invited to attend the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) held June 27-30, ...

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Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference 2016

Synfuels Americas attended and exhibited at the Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) Conference from June 14-16, 2016 in...

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Advanced Energy Conference (AEC) 2016

Synfuels Americas attended and exhibited at the Advanced Energy Conference in New York, New York on April 21-22, 2016. The confere...

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National Coal Council Meeting 2016

Judd Swift, CEO of Synfuels Americas, attended the National Coal Council (NCC) Meeting on April 20, 2016 in the nation’s capital...

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Synfuels Plant

Indirect liquefaction is a process that involves gasification of a feedstock to a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas, whi...

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