12th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium

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June 2-6, 2019
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The 12th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium will take place 2-6 June 2019 in exciting San Antonio, TX. 

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The triennial Natural Gas Conversion Symposium has been bringing together the world's leaders in natural gas conversion since 1987 to share information on the latest trends in research and technology development in these fields. The next edition of this long-running symposia series, NGCS 12, will take place 2-6 June 2019 in San Antonio, Texas, and members of the scientific, academic, research and industry communities involved in natural gas conversion and related topics are encouraged to take part.

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for the 12th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium is now open!

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Deadline: Monday, September 17, 2018

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About NGCS 12

As in previous editions, the NGCS 12 program will include information on the latest R&D and technology solutions covering leading-edge topics related to the conversion of fossil resources, biomass and waste to syngas, energy, synthetic natural gas, hydrogen, liquid fuels and chemicals. Selected presentations will be published in well-established industry and scientific journals, with all manuscripts subject to a peer-review process in accordance with the rules of the journal.

In addition to a full schedule of plenary, keynote, oral presentations and poster sessions, the program will include optional visits to facilities in the vanguard of global gas research and conversion.

Symposium Topics

Topic 1 | Production of Synthesis Gas Production and purification of synthesis gas from natural gas; New separation methods; Modular/Small scale GTL-FT and GTL general (methanol, ammonia)

Topic 2 | Synthesis Gas to Fuels and Chemicals Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; Methanol and other oxygenates; MTO / MTG / MTA technology; Renewable-GTL

Topic 3 | Direct Conversion of Methane Coupling to C2, direct conversion to aromatics, oxygenates; New concepts in light gas separation

Topic 4 | Conversion of Light Paraffins Conversion of NGL components (C2 - C4) to base chemicals (olefins, aromatics, etc...); New routes to light olefins displaced by shale

Topic 5 | Natural Gas in Energy Conversion Catalytic combustion; hydrogen and carbon-based products; synthetic natural gas, upgrading of coal and petroleum using natural gas

Topic 6 | Techno-Economic and Environmental Aspects Process integration to reduce CO2 footprint and capital intensity of methane conversion processes; Techno-economic studies; Technology demonstration; Industrial processes and plant operation; Process simulation and optimization; Gas resources (shale gas and other unconventionals); CO2 management and capture

Contact Us

Any questions or concerns can be directed to ngcs12@aiche.org

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NGCS12 Plenary Speakers

The 12th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium will feature 4 Invited Plenary Speakers to share their perspectives.