Pilot Plant

Wildfire Energy has built a pilot plant of the MIHG process with an instantaneous feedstock capacity of 1 tpd. The pilot plant has the following features:

  • Oxidant supply system

  • MIHG reactor

  • Gas clean up including electrostatic precipitator (ESP), gas blower, gas cooler and adsorbent bed

  • Real time measurement, monitoring and control systems


Wildfire Energy has used the pilot plant to test the performance of a wide range of potential feedstocks, optimise our reactor design and validate our operational procedures.


The pilot plant has proven the MIHG concept and achieved the following:

  • Consistent syngas quality and flow rate from the moving injection concept

  • Design gas heating value and flow rate

  • Successful gasification over more than 50 separate runs on a diverse range of feedstocks

  • Production of syngas suitable for use in gas engines or hydrogen production