What is GLT Technology?
"Gas to liquids (GTL) is a refinery process to convert natural gas or other gaseous hydrocarbons into longer-chain hydrocarbons such as gasoline or diesel fuel. Methane-rich gases are converted into liquid synthetic fuels either via direct conversion or via syngas as an intermediate, for example using the Fischer Tropsch or Mobil processes." - Wikipidea
How many GTL plants are there in this world? Is it a live technology used by industry?
Yes we can see many plants which are dedicated on GLT technology.
· Pearl GTL in Qatar (the biggest in the world-140000 bpd) (http://bit.ly/dwLpUX)
· Bintulu, in Malaysia
· Escravos in Nigeria
· Oryx GTL in Qatar
· Exxon Mobil GTL project (Still in planning phase and will take over the world biggest titile from Pearl in Qatar)
· Two plants in planning stage in Australia
Source: linkedin professional social network