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Sasol’s Lake Charles Gas-to-Liquid and Ethane Cracker Complex


Lake Charles, Louisiana


GTL facility ($14bn), ethane cracker facility ($7bn)

Start of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED)

December 2012

Main Ethylene Compressor Trains Supplier

Mitsubushi Heavy Industries (MHI) Compressor International Corporation

GTL Process Technology

Sasol's proprietary Slurry Phase Distillate process (SPD process)

Production Capacity

96,000 barrels per day (bb/d) of transportation fuel, 1.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of ethylene

Project Completion

2017 (ethane cracker), 2018 (gas-to-liquid (GTL) facility)

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