Sasol delegation held talks in the Uzbek Foreign Ministry
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, 20 September / corr. Trend D. Azizov /
The Delegation of South Africa's Sasol Synfuels International (Pty) Ltd. (Sasol), headed by executive director Marius Radebe has held talks with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, the press service of Foreign Ministry reported.
According to Foreign Ministry press service, Sasol informed of the progress of the joint project to produce synthetic liquid fuels based on purified methane Shurtan MCC.
During the meeting the sides exchanged views on further development of cooperation.
As previously reported, Uzbekistan, the South African Sasol Synfuels International (Pty) Ltd. (Sasol) and Malaysia's Petronas International Corporation Ltd. (Petronas) have signed a tripartite investment agreement to design and build a plant to produce synthetic liquid fuels (GTL)-based Shurtan MCC (Kashkadarya).
It is expected that the plant will process 3.5 billion cubic meters of gas and produce 672 thousand tons of diesel oil, 278 tons of jet fuel, 361 thousand tons of naphtha and 63 thousand tons of liquefied gas.
According to preliminary data, the construction of GTL plant based on preliminary Shurtan GCC project cost 2.739 billion dollars, is scheduled for completion in 2017.