South African-based expert petrochemical engineering services provider CDE Process is using its third-generation underground coal gasification (UCG) design for a major power project in South Africa. CDE Process is responsible for the design, implementation, execution and management of the project, with the first phase aiming to provide 50 MWe to the national grid by 2016. CDE Process founder and managing director Derrick du Preez points out that the official implementation of this project will set a new trend in international oil and gas, mining and power generation industries.
“This ground-breaking project is set to bring the oil and gas industry to the forefront of coal mining, and we are proud to be at the cutting edge of this initiative which has the potential for almost unlimited growth,” he explains. Read on ESI-Africa >