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Syngas and derivatives


Diving into C1 value chain – syngas and its derivatives, from the production technology, to market dynamics (supply, demand, trade), to the applications

Learning topics and objectives

  1. Understand the different sources of synthesis gas and the value chains of ammonia and methanol
  2. Understand the conversion of coal to chemicals and Fischer-Tropsch technology
  3. Understand the technologies to make syngas derivatives
  4. Learn the market and applications of all chemicals in the C1 value chain, including:
    1. Ammonia and Fertilizers
    2. Methanol: technology development, leading producers, demand; methanol to olefins and coal to chemicals
    3. Methanol derivatives, e.g. formaldehyde, acetic acid, acetic anhydrite, vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), 1,4-butanediol (BDO)


  1. Synthesis gas: different sources of syngas, i.e. natural gas and coal; Fischer-Tropsch technology and gas to liquids; syngas value chain into chemicals
  2. Ammonia and Fertilizers: ammonia demand and end-uses; Haber-Bosch process and green revolution; ammonia leading producers and trade; synthesis and types of fertilizers
  3. Methanol: technology development, leading producers, demandl; methanol to olefins and coal to chemicals
  4. Methanol derivatives: formaldehyde demand and applications; acetic acid technology, leading producers and demand; synthesis of acetic anhydrite; vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) synthesis, demand and applications; 1,4-butanediol (BDO) technology development and main uses
Section 6

Syngas and derivatives

  • Synthesis gas
  • Ammonia and Fertilizers
  • Methanol
  • Methanol derivatives

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