January 20, 2017 2:01 PM ET


Company Overview of Siluria Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Siluria Technologies, Inc. develops technologies for ethylene and midstream gas processing industries. The company offers Oxidative Coupling of Methane/OCM reaction technology that involves a source of oxygen and methane (the principal component of natural gas) in a direct catalyzed reaction to produce ethylene and water, as well as co-feeds ethane for conversion into ethylene; and Ethylene to Liquids (ETL) technology that converts OCM ethylene using a different catalyst into liquid hydrocarbon fuels or blend stocks, such as gasoline, diesel, or jet fuel. Siluria Technologies, Inc. has strategic partnerships with Braskem, The Linde Group, Saudi Aramco, and Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions. T...

409 Illinois Street

Suite 100

San Francisco, CA 94158

United States

Founded in 2007





Key Executives for Siluria Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 45
Executive Vice President of Midstream
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Siluria Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Siluria Technologies Appoints Erik C. Scher as Chief Operations Officer

Siluria Technologies announced the appointment of Dr. Erik C. Scher as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Scher, a Siluria co-founder, served as Executive Vice President prior to assuming the Interim CEO and President role at the end of 2015. During Dr. Scher's tenure as Interim CEO, Siluria formed key strategic partnerships with Maire Tecnimont and Air Liquide Global Solutions E&C and successfully closed its Series E financing round. As COO, Dr. Scher is responsible for the company's operating activities, including its OCM demonstration plant in Texas and multiple pilot plants in California, and leading its research and development, scale-up, intellectual property, and technology teams. Dr. Scher will also work with Siluria's strategic partners to commercialize its process technology offerings.

Siluria Technologies Appoints Robert Trout as Chief Executive Officer

Siluria Technologies announced the appointment of Robert Trout as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Trout will also join Siluria's Board of Directors. Mr. Trout brings almost thirty years of relevant experience to Siluria. Prior to joining Siluria, Mr. Trout spent his entire career at Royal Dutch Shell in numerous leadership roles. Most recently, Mr. Trout served as the President of Criterion Catalysts & Technologies where he was responsible for overall integrated strategy related to Shell's catalyst and licensing businesses, and directly accountable for the global refining catalyst business.

Siluria Technologies Enters into Strategic Partnership with Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions

Siluria Technologies has entered into a strategic partnership with Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions, to collaborate on the development of novel catalytic processes utilizing both companies' expertise in gas conversion technologies. The novel process offering will be developed using the proven innovation platform that has given rise to Siluria's revolutionary Oxidative Coupling of Methane (OCM) technology, but will be focused on entirely new fields beyond the companies' current product offerings. Siluria and Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions have agreed to work as partners in the commercialization, including marketing and licensing, of the jointly developed process technologies resulting from the collaboration.

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