HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SES) (NASDAQ:SYMX), a global leader in the clean and efficient production of low-cost synthesis gas for high value energy and chemical products, today announced that Vice President of Engineering Wade A. Taber will present at the 2017 Syngas Technologies Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Tuesday, October 17, 11:15 a.m. MT. Mr. Taber will present SES's Gasification Technology advantages that contribute to high system performance and feed flexibility. Additionally, commercial SES Gasification Technology (SGT) project updates will be discussed, highlighting the excellent operation of SES's 12 th gasifier which, after coming online in April, has been operating successfully for six months.

Mr. Taber has served as SES's Vice President of Engineering since January 2016.  Previously he served as Senior Engineering Manager - Components/Technology Innovation for General Electric since 2007, where his accomplishments included more than a dozen patented and trade secret innovations in gasification technology. Mr. Taber received GE's Corporate Engineering Award for his development and commercialization of GE's Advanced Chromia Refractory.

For more information on the conference, which is organized by the Gasification and Syngas Technologies Council (GSTC), please visit http://www.gasification-syngas.org.

About Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc.

Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) is a Houston-based technology company focused on generating clean, high-value energy from low-cost and low-grade coal, biomass and municipal solid waste through its proprietary technology for conversion of these resources into a clean synthesis gas (syngas) and methane. SES's proprietary technology enables the production of clean, low-cost power, industrial fuel gas, chemicals, fertilizers, transportation fuels, and substitute natural gas, replacing expensive natural gas-based energy. SES's technology can also produce high-purity hydrogen for cleaner transportation fuels. SES enables greater fuel flexibility for both large-scale and efficient small- to medium-scale operations close to fuel sources. Fuel sources include low-rank, low-cost high ash, high moisture coals, which are significantly cheaper than higher grade coals, waste coals, biomass, and municipal solid waste feedstocks. SES: Growth With Blue Skies. For more information, please visit: www.synthesisenergy.com .

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