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Chemrec, China Tianchen to Co-Develop, Market Black Liquor Gasification Systems

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Chemrec, Sweden, reports that it has signed a cooperation agreement with China Tianchen Engineering Corp. (TCC) to provide an integrated offering of Chemrec plants on a global, lump-sum, turn-key basis and co-market the Chemrec black liquor gasification technology. The recent signing took place in Stockholm in the presence of the prime ministers of China, Wen Jiabao, and of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Under the agreement, Chemrec and TCC will develop an offering to provide industry standard design, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services as well as overall performance guarantees to support project financing for black liquor gasification plants. TCC will also assist in procuring plant financing.

Also under terms of the agreement, TCC is approved by Chemrec as a supplier of complete turnkey Chemrec plants, with the gasification key equipment being designed and provided by Chemrec. TCC will co-market and perform joint proposals with Chemrec.

"TCC has extensive experience in engineering and construction of gasification, gas processing, and synthesis plants. This agreement will bring solid and cost-efficient design, procurement, and construction to our projects and will give us the ability to provide complete system solutions on an industrial scale." Max Jönsson, Chemrec CEO, said.

In the photo of the signing are Wang Zhiyuan (left), president of TCC, and Max Jönsson, CEO of Chemrec.


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