Gas to Liquids in US

Converting natural gas to liquids, essentially diesel fuel, has been used where natural gas was stranded, such as in Qatar. The Fischer-Tropsch process was originally developed in Germany and, using gasified coal, produced the fuel on which German tanks ran Continue reading Gas to Liquids in US

Stop Fracking and Help Russia

We can help Russia by stopping, or substantially curtailing, fracking. Do we want to help Russia, or is this only an unintended consequence of efforts to stop fracking? Russia, a major supplier of natural gas to Europe, has sold its Continue reading Stop Fracking and Help Russia

Preface to Using Natural Gas for Transportation

Gas to Liquids (GTL) converts natural gas to a diesel fuel. Coal to liquids (CTL) converts coal to a diesel fuel. Nazi Germany used CTL to provide fuel for its panzer divisions during WWII. Both GTL and CTL use variations Continue reading Preface to Using Natural Gas for Transportation