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DESPITE WHAT MANY SAY GTL's
PLANTS ARE COMMERCIAL AND SEVERAL
LARGE PLANTS CAME ONLINE IN 2008 - 2012
GTL Plants Are Commercial

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Primus Methanol

 

GTL PLANTS ARE EXPENSIVE TO BUILD AND OPERATE, THEY ARE VERY COMPLEX "REFINERIES" THAT PRODUCE A SUPER CLEAN FUEL WITH VIRTUALLY NO SULFUR OR
AROMATICS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FUELS

A TRANSPORT FUEL - PURE CARBON AND HYDROGEN - SO PURE YOU COULD DRINK IT

F-T Diesel

YOU CAN'T ECONOMICALLY MAKE FUELS AS CLEAN FROM CRUDE OIL WHICH IS
ONE REASON MANY CRUDE OIL REFINERS DON'T WANT GTL's

CRAZY CALIFORNIANS WOULD DEMAND
ALL FUELS BE AS PURE AS GTL'S AND CRUDE OIL FUELS CAN'T BE AS CLEAN

SASOL BUILT THIER ORYX 35,000 BBL/D GTL PLANT IN QATAR FOR ~ $1.4 BILLION

SHELL BUILT THIER SUPER COMPLEX PEARL PLANT, 140,000 BBL/D GTL PLANT, 120,000 BBL/D NGL PLANT, AN ETHANE RECOVERY PLANT, AN ONSHORE GAS TREATING PLANT, A SULFUR RECOVERY AND MANUFACTURING FACILITY, 200,000 BARREL PER DAY WATER PLANT, A WASTE HEAT POWER PLANT PLUS TWO OFFSHORE PRODUCTION PLATFORMS WITH 11 WELLS EACH AND 120 KM OF 30" SUB-SEA PIPELINES FOR $19 BILLION ~ $9+ BILLION JUST FOR THE GTL PLANT

BOTH SASOL AND SHELL BUILT VERY COMPLEX PLANTS IN A DESERT WHERE THEY ALSO
PRODUCED WASTE HEAT POWER AND PROCESS WATER PLUS A FULL SLATE OF
VALUABLE PRODUCT STREAMS

BOTH PLANTS WERE BUILT IN A TIME WHEN $140/BBL CRUDE OIL WAS STRESSING ENERGY PROJECTS WITH HIGHER CAPEX AND OPEX COSTS

IN ALASKA THE GTL PLANT WILL BE MUCH SIMPLER MAKING MOSTLY A MIDDLE DISTILITE, NAPHTHA (A DILUENT TO RECOVER HEAVY CRUDE OIL) AND SYN-CRUDE IN ADDITION
TO WASTE HEAT POWER

THESE WERE EXPENSIVE GTL PLANTS UNTIL THE $45 TO $60 BILLION PRICE TAG
FOR THE ALASKA GASLINE & LNG EXPORT PROJECT WAS ANNOUNCED

SASOL 35,000 BBL/D ORYX GTL PLANT SET UP TO EXPAND TO 100,000 BBL/D
(more on Oryx) and (more on SASOL)

SASOL ORYX

SHELL PEARL 140,000 BBL/D GTL AND 120,000 BBL/D NGL AND ETHANE PLANT COMPLEX
(more on Shell Pearl)

SHELL PEARL

PRIMUS GREEN ENERGY, LEADER IN SMALL SCALE GTL WITH A 1,200 BBL/D
METHANOL & GASOLINE PLANT IN NJ BEFORE ENCLOSING BUILDING FOR COLD
CLIMATES SHOWN BELOW (more on Primus Green Energy)

Primus GTL Plant