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We serve clients from oil and gas, chemical processing, automotive and pharmacology sectors. Our clients come to us for routine and expert analysis, short and long duration research projects.

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Project Highlights

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Case Study: Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

Case Study: Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: An alternative technology to produce vehicle fuel

The petrochemical industry produces vast quantities of hydrocarbons annually, and any improvement in catalytic efficiency can bring huge economic and environmental benefits. The Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis (FTS) process is likely to become increasingly important as an alternative technology for fuel production. It converts synthesis gas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, into useful hydrocarbons (like diesel or kerosene); one of the more viable and sustainable routes to replace gasoline or diesel fuel produced in oil refining and results in ultra-clean fuels. It is already used by a few petrochemical companies, but very few studies regarding the preparation and evolution of catalytically active species on a real ‘structured’ catalyst exist; this information is key for understanding the reasons behind variable catalyst performance.

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