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Gas to liquids (GTL)
Hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) — a group of products that includes ethane, propane, normal butane, isobutane, natural gasoline, and refinery olefins — have traditionally accounted for only minor changes in global liquid fuels production and consumption balances. However, HGL, and in particular ethane, is becoming a significant factor in expected year-over-year changes in global liquid fuels balances.
DUBAI, UAE -- Shell announced that it has been chosen by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd as the exclusive manufacturer and supplier of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Genuine Engine Oil. From October 2016, this oil has started to become available to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dealers around the world.
The Hague, Shell announced its Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, is currently operating at a reduced rate of production due to unforeseen maintenance required on some or all of the plant’s 18 gasifier units.
Carbon Engineering and Greyrock Energy will partner to develop commercial air-to-fuels systems, converting ambient CO2 and renewable power into clean, liquid transportation fuels that can be used in the existing transportation infrastructure.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd. has invested in Greyrock Energy, Inc., a provider of small scale gas-to-liquids technology.
Shell has reached an agreement with Dansk Olieselskab for the sale of Dansk Shell in Denmark, which consists of the 70 Mbpd Fredericia refinery and local trading and supply activities, for approximately $80 MM.
While the US and Russia total petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbon production is split between petroleum and natural gas, Saudi Arabia heavily favors petroleum.
Gas Processing/LNG / Petrochemicals / Project Management / Refining / Americas / Gas to liquids (GTL) / Management / People
Elliott Group has made changes to its executive team. Michael Lordi has been named as chief operating officer (COO), succeeding Art Titus, who is retiring after nine years.
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Refining / Gas to liquids (GTL) / Loss Prevention / Management / Natural Gas / Safety / Utilities
This article is the first under the Codes and Standards series. The purpose of this series is to make readers aware of code requirements, the interpretations and the limitations as they stand today, and what engineers can do as an alternative engineering. This series is based on the actual implementation of what is narrated and the satisfactory experiences drawn.
The methanotroph bioconversion platform is designed to generate high-value products from natural gas, the most inexpensive carbon source that can be used for industrial fermentation.
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