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Illinois-based Gas Technology Institute (GTI) is the developer of the IH² Technology. CRI Catalyst Company has acquired exclusive global sublicensing rights for the IH² technology, which converts biomass directly into cellulosic gasoline and diesel hydrocarbon blendstocks.

The licensing agreement between the parties will expedite the realization of clean energy initiatives to increase energy supply and contribute towards regional mandates for renewable fuels. GTI and CRI work collaboratively to further the IH² technology and bring the technology to the global marketplace.

About GTI

GTI is the leading research, development and training organization addressing energy and environmental challenges to enable a secure, abundant, and affordable energy future. For 75 years, they have been providing economic value to the natural gas industry and energy markets by developing technology-based solutions for industry, government, and consumers.

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CRI has a strategic alliance with Zeton. They have supported IH² technology with modular design and fabrication of the STCB bench-, pilot- and demonstration scale plants.

Throughout their involvement Zeton worked closely with both GTI and CRI to understand specific requirements for the various scale IH2 process plants. Zeton’s expertise in modular process plant design and construction will also assist in streamlining these aspects for licensed plants in the 500 tonne/day feedstock designs. 

About Zeton

Zeton is the world leading designer and builder of innovative lab scale systems, pilot plants, demonstration plants and small modular commercial plants. Located in Burlington, ON, Canada and Enschede, The Netherlands, Zeton has completed over 700 projects, more than 35 of which were demonstration plants. Since 1986, Zeton has helped its customers to bring their new technology and processes to market.

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CRI has selected KBR as the exclusive FEED Engineering Service provider supporting licensed design of the IH² technology commercial scale facilities. KBR delivers a wide range of services supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power and industrial markets.

KBR’s international resources and decades of experience with the proven technology components of an IH² technology processing facility, will serve to meet the rapid implementation timelines of CRI’s IH² Technology licensors. KBR has been actively involved in the biofuels industry and is positioned to provide expertise and experience in support of IH² Technology commercialization, either as grass root facilities, or as integrated with existing manufacturing sites.

About KBR

KBR is headquartered in Houston, Texas. The Company has operations worldwide in 70+ countries. KBR differentiates itself as a technology-driven engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.

KBR delivers services through its Hydrocarbons; Infrastructure, Government & Power; and Services Business Groups. Hydrocarbons Business Group Business Units include Gas Monetization; Oil & Gas, Downstream, and Technology. Infrastructure, Government & Power Business Group Business Units include: North American Government & Logistics (NAGL); International Government, Defense & Support Services (IGDSS); Infrastructure; Minerals; and Power & Industrial.  Services Business Group Business Units include: Construction; Canada Operations; Building Group; and Industrial Services.

More in IH² technology

IH² Demonstration Facility

The IH² Demonstration Facility includes the key process units of the IH² technology and operates at 5 metric tonne per day converting forestry, agricultural and mixed urban waste into fungible hydrocarbon transportation fuels (gasoline, jet and diesel).