Oryx GTL

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Oryx GTL plant

ORYX GTL (Arabic: أوريكس جي تي إل) is a synthetic fuel plant based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, that is owned by Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol (49%). It uses gas to liquids (GTL) technology for converting natural gas into liquid petroleum products. The capacity of Oryx GTL is 34 thousand barrels per day (5.4×10^3 m3/d) of oil.[1]

History[edit]

Construction of the plant started in 2003. The plant began production in 2007.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sasol set to open Qatar taps". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2007-10-30. (subscription required). Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
  2. ^ Ibrahim Ibrahim and Frank Harrigan (2012). "Qatar's economy: Past, present and future". Avicenna. 9. doi:10.5339/connect.2012.9. 

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