Bintulu, Malaysia

Middle Distillate Synthesis

Fluor participated in the preparation of the basic design package and prepared the project specification for this gas-to-liquids plant in Bintulu, Malaysia. This included the specifications for the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (gas-to-liquids) plant. Fluor also assisted the Client in updating the project specifications for late developments and preparation of the capital cost estimates, auxiliary, and utility systems.

This was the first facility to utilize the Client's proprietary technology to convert natural gas into liquid fuels. The project included the following units: gasification process, air separation unit hydrogen manufacturing unit, heavy paraffin synthesis, water distillation, and heavy paraffin conversion and distillation.