13 September 2011 18:55 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Sasol plans to study the feasibility of a gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Calcasieu Parish, ?xml:namespace>
Sasol's feasibility study will, over the next 18 months, consider two GTL project options for
If realised, the project would be the first of its kind in the
“We believe Sasol’s proprietary GTL technology can help unlock the potential of Louisiana’s clean and abundant natural gas resources and contribute to an affordable, reliable and high quality fuel supply for the US,” said Ernst Oberholster, Sasol’s managing director for new business development.
“GTL fuels are an important part of the energy mix because they can advance energy independence in a way that is both cost-efficient and environmentally friendly,” Oberholster added. He did not comment on expected project costs.
In June, Sasol said it had hired petrochemicals engineering firm Foster Wheeler to conduct a feasibility study for a GTL project in western
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