Shell clinches deal to build GTL plant in Egypt

Shell International Gas Ltd., London, cemented a development protocol deal with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. (EGPC), Cairo, to build a 75,000 b/d gas-to-liquids (GTL) conversion plant with at least one LNG train to convert Egyptian gas production into "ultra clean" synthetic fuels using Shell's middle distillate synthesis (SMDS) process.The $1.7-billion project, given the go-ahead by Egypt's petroleum ministry, will lead to the construction of a combined site for LNG and SMDS. West Demiatta on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt is the frontrunning location for such a facility.Shell said the plant will be developed by a joint venture with EGPC and could be moved into commerci...

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