The Gorgeous Closing of 2nd World Clean Coal Week China Focus 2011
Shanghai, Jan 9, 2012 AEST (ABN Newswire) - The 2nd World Clean Coal Week, China Focus 2011 (WCCW 2011) and 2nd Unconventional Gas Asia Summit were held successfully December 6-8, 2011 at the Regent in Beijing, China.
Supported by Capture & Storage Association, Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU), UCG Association, Mongolian National Mining Association, China Coal Information Institute & National Institute of Occupational Safety, Yankuang Group (NYSE:YZC) (SHG:600188) and Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group, the WCCW 2011 event successfully brought over 350 clean coal experts and shareholders together to access the investment and business opportunities in coal conversion, IGCC and CCS industry.
The pre-conference workshop featured different components of gasification and also referred the underground coal gasification. Topics of main event day 1 ranged from global clean coal scenario and China focus, clean coal development and commercialization to air separation unit in coal chemical plants. First speaker, Mr. Gu Zongqin, President of China National Petroleum and Chemical Planning Institute, introduced the progress and trend of foreign and domestic coal chemical deployment. What is more, Vice President of Yankuang Group Mr. Zhang Minglin, Deputy Director of Bureau of Xinjiang Coal Mine Safety Supervision Mr. Wu Jiachun, Vice President of Lu'an Group Mr. Huangwei, President of China Coal Information Institute & National Institute of Occupational Safety Mr. Huang Shengchu and Vice Manager of Chemical Department from Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group Mr. Pei Xingshe all delivered brilliant speeches in the event. On the other hand, CEO of US-China Clean Energy Forum Mr. Dennis Bracy, Associate Principal of IEA Clean Coal Centre Mr. Andrew Minchener and Ambassador Tadeusz Chomicki from Embassy of Poland in China all elaborated the direction of clean coal development from international perspectives.
Panel Discussion - see link http://media.abnnewswire.net/media/en/docs/71238-WCCW.pdf
Associate Principal of IEA Clean Coal Centre Mr. Andrew Minchener, CEO of US-China Clean Energy Forum Mr. Dennis Bracy, President of China National Petroleum and Chemical Planning Institute Mr. Gu Zongqin and Vice President of Yankuang Group Mr. Zhang Minglin
The second day featured latest technologies, ranging from gasification, coal drying, ASU to sulfur recovery and IGCC & CCS innovation. As the first speaker, Mr. Peter Freyberg, the Chief Executive from Xstrata Coal presented his views about Xstrata Coal's strategies facing the climate change challenge. Mr. Eddie Wang from ThermoFisher and Mr. Zhang Jizhe from SUPCON both demonstrated their latest coal chemical technology innovations. Sulfur recovery is a very important session to be discussed in the event. Vice President of MECS Mr. Steven Puricelli, Marketing Manager of Merichem Mr. William Rouleau and Vice President of Sales & Marketing from Goar Allison & Associates (GAA) Mr. Uday Parekh discussed the utilization and optimization of sulfur recovery in clean coal plants. Mr. Thomas Sarkus, Director of NETL, started the discussion of IGCC.
To keep the pace of clean coal technology development, promote the development of clean coal in China, and create more business opportunities for domestic and foreign companies, the Organizing Committee set up "World Clean Coal Week Advisory Board" with members of CEO, US-China Clean Energy Forum Dennis Bracy, President of China Coal Information Institute & National Institute for Occupational Safety Huang Shengchu, President of China National Petroleum and Chemical Planning Institute Gu Zongqin, President of Lu'an Mining Group Li Jinping, Li Jinping, Former Chairman of CUCBM Sun Maoyuan, Executive Chairman of Sino Gas Energy (HKG:0702) (ASX:SEH) Gavin Harper, Senior Vice President of Peabody Energy Fred Palmer, Vice President of Yankuang Group Zhang Minglin, Director of NETL Thomas Sarkus, President of Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group Chen Xiang'en, Principal Associate of IEA Clean Coal Centre Andrew Minchener and Chairman of Advisory Council in UCG Association Peter Sallans.
WCCW Advisory Committee
Supported by the advisory committee, the organization committee will hold a series of clean coal events in 2012 including World Clean Coal Week, India Focus 2012, Carbon Capture and Storage China 2012 and World Clean Coal Week, China Focus 2012. Undoubtedly, the series of events will offer more partnership opportunities for global clean coal investors, regulators and technology developers.
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