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Innovative Process Technologies for the 21st Century2020-06-29T15:49:23+00:00

Innovative provider of low-cost sustainable energy solutions

Innovative Solutions Provider

Optima identifies, develops and commercializes new process technologies and strategies with lower costs and environmental impact. By focusing on lab or bench proven technologies, Optima is driving change today using new technology.

Known Partners

Optima’s team has a proven project development record with known industry partners in engineering, shipping, energy and investment banking.

Our most recent News and Presentations

Technology Milestone and IMO 2020 Update

Optima Announces Technology Milestone and Provides IMO 2020 Update IMO 2020 will hurt the shipping industry but not crash the stock market. Optima signs MOU with FluidOil, [...]

The Really Inconvenient Truth

The upcoming IMO 2020 rule will give sophisticated refiners a license to print money. Global fossil fuel refining is a $2.5 trillion industry. Despite the [...]

Skid Mounted Modular Process Systems

  • Organic matter:
    • Wood and manure for green diesel
    • Hemp for cannabinoid (CBD)
  • Improved and lower carbon footprint treatment of fossil fuels
    • Conversion of waxy crude to flowing crude
    • Basic sediment and water (BS&W) from fracking water
    • Used motor oil to low sulfur diesel
    • Crude oil to low sulfur marine fuel

Heavy Oil Upgrading

Low-cost lower carbon footprint heavy oil upgrading. Benefits to industry include:.

  • Unlocking stranded heavy oil
  • Providing feedstocks for the petrochemical industry
  • Cleaner feedstocks for transport fuels emissions reduction
  • Help low Nelson index refiners by providing feedstock they can handle

Low-cost contaminant removing modular upgrader

  • Treats bitumen, waxy crudes, residuals, waste oils, waxy crudes, unconventional crudes

Desulfurization

Low-cost desulfurization and demetalization which reduce emissions in transport fuels.

Benefits include:

  • reduce emissions in transport fuels.
  • Aiding low Nelson index refiners survive by allowing them to clean crude products cost effectively
  • Low pressure and heat desulfurization technologies for ship- based desulfurization at required locations for IMO compliant 2020 LSFO.
  • Land-based desulfurization

Two technology partners for 2021-2022 launch.

Leveraging team’s ship-based experience for mobile solution cheaper than land-based retrofit.

Our Team

Optima’s team is an experienced group of engineers, energy professionals and investment bankers led by Tyson Halsey, Robert Gibbs and Len Cozzolino. Gibbs and Cozzolino bring a unique ability to identify and evaluate opportunities in the refining space based on their deep knowledge of international oil and refining, shipping and technology providers.

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