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Sasol plans Canada’s first GTL plant for 2021

Nov 8, 2013

Sasol Canada is moving forward with its plans to bring Canada’s first gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant on stream by 2021.

Processing agreements will bring Marcellus complex to 1 bcfd

Nov 7, 2013

Processing agreements between MarkWest Energy Partners LP and producer Antero Resources, both of Denver, will underpin construction of a fifth 200-MMcfd cryogenic gas plant at MarkWest’s Sherwood complex in Doddridge County, W.Va., the companies reported.

Lone Star NGL places second fractionator into service

Nov 4, 2013

Lone Star NGL LLC, a joint venture of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) and Regency Energy Partners LP, has placed into service its 100,000 b/d Lone Star Frac II fractionator at its Mont Belvieu, Tex., facility.

Phillips 66 to develop Texas LPG export terminal

Oct 31, 2013

Phillips 66 reported it intends to develop a liquefied petroleum gas export terminal in Freeport, Tex.

Big coal-based SNG plant starts in China

Oct 28, 2013

Haldor Topsoe AS, Ravnholm, Denmark, reported the start-up in Xinjiang, China, of what it calls the world’s largest substitute natural gas plant.

Crosstex Energy to expand Permian gathering, processing

Oct 28, 2013

Crosstex Energy LP, Dallas, will expand in the Permian basin by building gas processing and rich-gas gathering capacity.

PIRA: Shale production growth makes US largest liquids producer

Oct 28, 2013

US total oil supply is expected to average 12.1 million b/d this year, making it the world's largest oil producer, PIRA Energy Group, an energy markets consulting firm in New York, reported. PIRA counts oil supply as all liquids, including condensates.

Eastern Utah Harley Dome helium plant starts up

Oct 17, 2013

IACX Energy, Dallas, has begun extracting and selling helium from gas wells in Harley Dome field, Grand County, Utah.

Sasol lets contract for ethane cracker in Louisiana

Oct 16, 2013

Sasol has let a contract to Technip to supply ethylene technology and front-end engineering design for a grassroots ethane cracker.

Market conditions encourage refiners to recover by-product gases

Oct 7, 2013

Segregating fuel-gas blending streams and extracting hydrogen, NGLs, ethylene, and propylene provide a moderate capital cost route for a refinery to improve profitability.

EPP to build US Gulf Coast LPG export terminal

Oct 2, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) says it will build a 6-6.5 million bbl/month LPG export terminal at a yet-to-be-determined site on the US Gulf Coast.

First commercial North American GTL plant planned

Sep 27, 2013

What may be the first commercial small-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in North America has been announced by Pinto Energy LLC, Houston, to be built near Ashtabula, Ohio, on Lake Erie, northeast of Cleveland.

EPP to further expand Houston Ship Channel LPG-export capacity

Sep 25, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) will further expand its LPG export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel (HSC), increasing its ability to load fully refrigerated, low-ethane propane by 1.5-million bbl/month.

Shell selects Louisiana site for $12.5 billion, world-scale GTL facility

Sep 24, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell PLC, in a joint press statement with the state of Louisiana, reported the selection of Ascension Parish as a potential location for a $12.5 billion gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility. If built, the plant, to be located near Sorrento, La., would be one of the first commercial-scale plants of its kind in the US.

BHP starts up Macedon gas project in Western Australia

Sep 20, 2013

BHP Billiton reported the start up of the $1.5 billion Macedon natural gas project, which will supply 20% of Western Australia’s domestic gas for the next 20 years.

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