Issue Date: September 19, 2011
Natural Gas Sasol proposes gas-to-liquids plant for Louisiana
South African fuels and chemicals giant Sasol has unveiled plans to build a gas-to-liquids complex—entailing a possible investment of between $8 billion and $10 billion—in Calcasieu Parish, La.
The company is conducting a feasibility study for the plant over the next 18 months. The plant would take natural gas, largely procured from the nearby Haynesville natural shale formation, and gasify it into syngas, which is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Using . . .
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