A Potential of Oil Palm Trunk Fibre as a Gasification Feedstock for Syngas Production

J. Rafidah, K. Sakanishi, T. Miyazawa, M.Y. Mohd Nor, I. Wan Asma, E. Puad, H. Shaharuddin & S.M.A Mahanim
Oil palm or Elaesis guineensis is originated from West Africa. It was first introduced into Malaya in 1870 and was known as an ornamental plant. Today, about 4.50 million hectares of land in Malaysia is under oil palm cultivation; producing 17.73 million tons of palm oil and 2.13 tons of palm kernel oil. Malaysia is one the largest producers and exporters of palm oil in the world, accounting for 11% of the world’s oils and...