Stranded gas, diesel needs push GTL work

Interest in commercial gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, limited for over 70 years to countries with political rather than economic drivers, has heightened in the past decade with now-monthly announcements of technical advances and commercial agreements, studies and demonstrations and front-end engineering and design (FEED) awards, and even a groundbreaking or two.1 Companies with commercial GTL histories, such as Sasol and Shell, as well as others including BP, Syntroleum, ExxonMobil, Rentech, and ChevronTexaco, have made advances in hardware design, catalysts, and operating conditions in an attempt to improve GTL economics. Certain governments, such as those of Qatar and California, have...

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