Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 22

28-May-2007

QATAR

Sasol Says Oryx GTL Output Lower Than Planned, Ramp-Up Delayed Until Mid-2008

Sasol said on 22 May that its Oryx GTL project was operating at rates lower than originally planned and that the ramp-up of production would be delayed until mid-2008 while a solution was implemented to prevent a higher-than-expected amount of fine material contaminants being produced early in the three-phase gas-to-liquids process. The biggest challenge...