Sasol says Nigeria gas-to-liquids plant producing by mid-2015 - CNBC Africa

Sasol says Nigeria gas-to-liquids plant producing by mid-2015

Western Africa

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Sasol expects gas-to-liquids plant in Nigeria to be in full production by mid-2015. PHOTO: Crowd News

A senior [DATA SOL:Sasol] official said on Thursday that they hope to achieve this by mid-2015.

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The Escravos GTL plant in the Niger Delta has suffered multiple delays and its development cost has soared from an initial 2.5 billion dollars to around ten billion dollars, industry experts say. It is expected to produce 33,200 barrels per day of fuel.

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The plant is jointly owned by the Nigerian state energy company NNPC and Chevron, which uses Sasol's GTL technology.

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