CO2-to-Methanol Plants

CRI offers a standard Emissions-to-Liquids (ETL) plant design with nominal 50,000-100.000 ton/yr methanol production capacity. The standard design can also be adapted to larger or smaller scale, depending on client requirements. Together with clients we identify opportunities, we perform preliminary or detailed feasibility studies, engineer, build, commission and operate methanol production plants based on our Emissions-to-Liquids platform.

CRI provides the system on a turn-key basis, including all major systems such as electrolysis or hydrogen capture (PSA), carbon capture, compression, catalysis and distillation. The systems are built under CRI’s supervision, with all engineering, system integration and commissioning provided by CRI. CRI provides software for the control and automation of the plant, trains operators and implements safety and maintenance systems. The client retains a license for the operation of the plant and CRI also provides a long term service contract.

CRI provides all required equipment, including electrolyzers, compressors, CO2 purification systems, reactors, distillation columns and storage tanks. The majority of the equipment will be delivered as pre-commissioned and prefabricated skids with piping and connections. CRI has partnered with world class companies with technologies and manufacturing capabilities in the power and chemical industries who will provide complementary technical and equipment service

The ETL technology can be used in two main types of projects. When renewable sources of electricity are available, we provide equipment which produces hydrogen from water and converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide into renewable methanol. When gas rich in hydrogen is available, such as from chlor-alkali production, or coking-gas from steel manufacturing, we can provide equipment which produces low carbon intensity methanol with the same method, but substitutes hydrogen production with hydrogen capture and purification. Under normal circumstances a carbon capture system is included in the scope of the methanol plant, unless a pure stream of CO2 is already available.



Waste Stream Valorization With ETL

Technical Services

CRI has unique experience in designing, building, commissioning and operating Power-to-Gas and Power-to-Liquid processing plants at industrial scale, recycling thousands of tons of CO2 per year and producing thousands of tons of renewable fuel from hydrogenation of CO2. Based on our experience with an industrial scale reference site and our ability, we offer technical solutions to industrial clients and investors, including technology licenses and services to engineer, build and operate renewable methanol plants.

The basis for execution of a project is developed through a series of studies and planning activities, where design basis, technical description/documentation together with a cost estimate are matured from the first conceptual idea to a firm basis for engineering, procurement and construction contracts. Through the execution of previous projects, CRI has developed its expertise and working procedures to match best-in-class practices in the process industry. Further technical services provided by CRI include engineering, procurement and construction services in addition to technology licensing, post-commissioning operation and maintenance services and operator training.

Applications

ETL plant designs are adapted to reflect feedstock availability of various applications, ecompassing within their scope industrial manufacturing or powergeneration of different calibres,, depending on client requirements. To learn more about the application of ETL to your industry, select the category below.

Industries with concentrated CO2 Emissions

Industries with concentrated CO2 Emissions

Chemical Industry using methanol

Chemical Industry using methanol

Renewable power generation

Renewable power generation

Industries with by-product hydrogen

Industries with by-product hydrogen