18 October 2007 23:36 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--South African synthetic fuels producer Sasol has awarded a contract to a subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen to build a reactor at its plant in South Africa, the company said on Thursday.
The reactor will allow Sasol to increase the plant's capacity to 180,000 bbl/day from 150,000 bbl/day by 2015, the company said.The synthetic fuels plant uses coal and natural gas as feedstock to produce synthesis gas, which, in turn, is used to make liquid fuels and chemical products, Sasol said.
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