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Ordos Jan-May coal-based oil production slides 9.1% YoY

2020-06-24 11:44:39 Production & Sales,  CTL,  Coal Gas

Inner Mongolia's Ordos city produced 321,100 tonnes of coal-based oil products from January to May, falling 9.11% year on year, and t...

China Apr coal tar imports zoom up

2020-05-29 10:41:30 Production & Sales,  CTL

China's imports of coal tar surged 303.25% from a year ago and 113.69% month on month to 13,009 tonnes in April, latest customs data ...

Inner Mongolia launches first-of-its-kind coal chemical index

2019-11-27 09:00:53 Price,  CTL,  Coal Gas

Inner Mongolia autonomous region has launched an index on coal chemical products, the first of its kind in China, to better facilitat...

Shaanxi to pump 12 bln yuan into coal chemical projects this yr

2019-05-09 09:40:17 CTL

Shaanxi province, one leading energy base in northwestern China, plans to invest 12.19 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) on coal chemical p...

China succeeds in self-made CTL facilities

2019-05-05 17:15:25 CTL

China have succeeded in producing on its own a series of key facilities for coal-to-liquid (CTL) processing with a total capacity of ...

Chinese firm inks preliminary agreement for Pakistan coal-chemical project

2019-03-29 15:27:07 CTL

China Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC), a specialized energy service provider, signed a memorandum of understanding with Engro ...

Shanxi Lu'an 1.8 Mtpa CTL project secures 15.3 bln yuan bank loan

2018-12-27 13:44:23 CTL

Lu'an Group, a government owned coal producer in Shanxi province, inked a 15.3-billion-yuan long-term loan contract with a bank conso...

China coal-to-liquids capacity soars 214.3%

2018-10-18 14:28:00 CTL

China's production capacity for coal-to-liquids (CTL) reached 9.21 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) by end-September, increasing 214.3...

CHN Energy to build new coal-to-liquid production lines

2018-08-14 14:59:00 Environmental Protection,  CTL

China Energy Corporation (CHN Energy), China's energy conglomerate, will build the second and third coal-to-liquid production lines s...

Strong H1 results expected for oil and gas giants

2018-08-01 13:41:00 Viewpoint,  Others,  CTL

China's major oil and gas giants expect their net profits and net incomes to surge for the first half of this year, benefiting from...

Coal-to-liquids project in Ningxia sees breakthrough

2018-07-30 08:35:00 Policy,  Others,  CTL

The coal-to-liquids project in Northwest China's Ningxia autonomous region has overcome technical difficulties and developed large-...

Clean coal efforts gather momentum in China

2018-01-10 08:30:00 CTL

China has set up a massive coal chemical project in Ordos, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, marking another step in the diversified ...

Lu'an 1.8 Mtpa high sulfur coal integration project finishes its trial run

2018-01-09 09:29:00 CTL

Lu'an Mining Group has finished trial run of its 1.8 Mtpa high sulfur coal integration project, the benchmark transformation projec...

Inner Mongolia Ordos Nov coal output down 4.2pct on yr

2017-12-21 15:34:00 Production & Sales,  CTL,  Coal Gas

Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region produced 47.98 million tonnes of coal, down 4.2% year on year, data show...

Inner Mongolia speeds up construction of 2 Mtpa CTO project

2017-11-22 09:46:00 CTL

Inner Mongolia Yitai Group is speeding up the construction of 2 Mtpa coal-to-oil project in Ordos, said Ordos Municipal Development a...

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