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Our project

  • Coking plant newbuild in Latvia Coking plant newbuild in Latvia

    In cooperation with Thyssen Uhde, global market leader in coking plant construction, a new coking plant is under construction in Liepaja, Latvia, which operates utilising latest Heat Recovery technology. As a result the plant is also a lighthouse project regarding sustainability.

  • Environmentally compatible and clean Environmentally compatible and clean

    The project in Latvia is environmentally compatible and clean and has a negative CO2 footprint. In addition, ThyssenUhde combines quality leadership and flexibility with an extremely competitive cost structure.

  • Important contribution to supply security Important contribution to supply security

    Along with the operation of one of world’s most modern coking plants, production of electricity and district heating via a heat-recovery steam-turbine power plant is also incorporated. Initially the coking plant will annually produce 315,000 tonnes of high quality coke, 27.5 megawatts of electricity (el) as well as 25 megawatts (th) of district heating.

  • Cost and tax benefits Cost and tax benefits

    The coking plant site is situated in a reduced tax EU special economic zone close to an ice-free Baltic Sea port and with a direct link to the Russian railway network. This location permits considerable cost and tax benefits.

Our team

  • Osbert J. Döhl

    has been active for more than 15 years as a management consultant in the raw materials and energy business.

  • Dr. Axel Wippermann

    has over 40 years’ experience in the development, construction and operation of large-scale metallurgical and chemical plants in all parts of the world.

  • Werner Fritsch

    has been active for more than 22 years in the solid fuel trade. His WFB Group generates a turnover of more than 100m EUR per year.

  • Markus Hartwig

    with 15 years’ sector experience is an internationally recognised expert on electricity and energy generation as well as on energy trading.