Press Release (ePRNews.com) - LONDON - Aug 30, 2016 - SMi’s 19th annual Gas to Liquids conference, taking place on 12th – 13th October 2016 in London, will provide the ideal platform to discuss how GTL companies can build robust strategies to work with the tumbling oil price and create effective alternative solutions that will enable them to reduce operating costs for a commercially viable project. The programme will have a special focus on small-scale GTL projects, giving you the chance to hear first-hand success stories from leading global GTL operators. The two-day event will provide the ideal platform to discuss with peers what companies need in place in order to overcome current challenges, with senior industry figures dissecting cutting edge topics on project financing, marketing of GTL projects and innovative alternative applications of GTL plants.
Furthermore, SMi is proud to announce that John Kikoski, Chairman & CEO, GTLpetrol LLC will be leading a Keynote Address at 11:40 on Day One titled ‘GTLpetrol’s Game Changer Technology Creates Broader Project Opportunities’.
Technology Keynote Address: GTLpetrol’s Game Changer Technology Creates Broader Project Opportunities
John Kikoski, Chairman & CEO, GTLpetrol LLC
GTLpetrol’s commercial technology unlocks major strategic opportunities such as monetising stranded gas and establishing smaller scale distributed production networks, in addition to improving the economics and emissions of world-scale plants. GTLpetrol’s patented technology concentrates on the design of syngas front-ends that have numerous advantages compared to traditional steam methane reformering for the production of GTL as well as hydrogen, methanol, ammonia and other petrochemicals. GTLpetrol’s patent portfolio contains 56 issued patents and 57 open applications worldwide covering various aspects of process design and syngas integration, including a gas turbine driving an air separation unit, or integration with a gas turbine combined cycle power system.
• Up to 40% lower capital cost.
• Up to 20% lower operating cost.
• Substantially higher thermal efficiency.
• Significantly decreased NOx and CO2 emissions.
• Surplus CO2-free electric power production for export.
• Greater site flexibility as a result of much smaller physical footprint.
• Reduced construction risk with a scalable, modular and skid-mounted deployment
Plus, don’t miss the pre-conference workshop taking place on 11th October 2016:
The future for Gas-to-Liquids in a ‘lower for longer’ oil-price world
Hosted by: Alex Forbes, Director, Forbes Communications
To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2016gtl1.asp Source :