GTL & CTL

Sasol Delays Louisiana GTL Project; Cites Lower Oil Prices

South Africa-based Sasol announced Jan. 28 that it will delay an estimated $14-billion, 96,000 barrel-per-day (bbl/d) gas-to-liquids (GTL) Fischer-Tropsch (FT) diesel fuels and specialties project in Louisiana because of the impact of plunging global oil prices.

GTL & CTL
Public Policy
International Developments

Gevo Launches Commercial Bio-Isobutanol Sales in Canada

Englewood, Colo.-based biobutanol developer Gevo Inc. recently announced that it launched sales of its renewable isobutanol to Brenntag Canada Inc., a member of the Brenntag group of companies for distribution into the solvents, oil and gas, mining and specialty chemicals markets.

Transportation
International Developments
Regulation & Legislation

Law Group Slams U.S. EPA, Colleges Over Diesel-Exhaust Tests

The Energy and Environmental Legal Institute (E&E) and the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) on Jan. 20 slammed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and researchers at two California universities for what they term as illegal and unethical use of children in diesel-exhaust health-effects studies.