Brisbane Lab Facilities

Verso Energy's laboratory facility is located at its head office in Brisbane, and performs a range functions in support of projects.  This includes development of new cultures, industrial culture scale up and determination of essential parameters for economic modelling and plant design.

Research and development for process improvement and new applications is ongoing.  The current focus includes multi-stage solubilisation and digestion of coal, microbial enhanced oil recovery, scale up testing of a treatment method for coal tailings, and work on new cultures isolated from a wide variety of sources.