Supply Chain

World class supply chain with committed manufacturing capacity

We have developed alliances with world-class manufacturers that form a supply-chain for the delivery of commercial scale plants. This collaborative approach ensures the economic viability of the critical components and that manufacturing capacity exists to meet the growing demand for commercial plants.

CompactGTL works closely with world-class experts, consultants and technology companies to continue to ensure that the technology developments sustain a technical and commercial advantage for our clients.

Our supply chain

Strategic alliances have been established for mass production of the CompactGTL proprietary SMR and FT reactors. The development and successive approval of the reactors and catalysts that were manufactured for the Petrobras Commercial Demonstration Plant is testament to the partnerships formed to meet commercial demand. Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Precision Products of Japan, manufacture and supply the SMR and FT brazed reactor blocks for CompactGTL alongside our alliance with the world class major catalyst manufacturer, Johnson Matthey; for the development, manufacture and supply of catalysts. Kawasaki Heavy Industries has become a strategic supply chain partner to execute the reactor modularisation; the construction of the reactors and the subsequent modularisation benefit from the close proximity of the Sumitomo Precision Products plant in Amagasaki and Kawasaki Heavy Industries facilities, in Harima. The shipping of the complete reactors will then take place from Kawasaki’s quayside facilities at Harima, to clients around the world.

CompactGTL has developed a strategic relationship with SBM Offshore, of the Netherlands, the world’s largest Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel contractor. This has allowed the integration of the Plant into an FPSO to be challenged, optimised and refined.

Fluor Limited is the latest strategic partner of CompactGTL focusing on the delivery of pre-FEED and FEED studies. Fluor will also support CompactGTL in the evaluation of the commercial demonstration plant operating data, execution of feasibility and scoping studies and delivery of CompactGTL’s EPC (Engineering Procurement & Construction) contracts.

The Company has established strong working relationships with Bayer Technology Services and The UK Welding Institute, which provide independent technical and experimental support, computer simulation models for both the Steam Methane Reformer and Fischer Tropsch reactors and catalysts and mechanical integrity analysis for the reactors.

Bayer Technology Services has been integral in providing extensive technical services in all aspects of reactor design and operation. With a development laboratory located at Bayer’s facilities; CompactGTL benefits from the technical expertise of the Bayer Technology Services’ team.

CompactGTL has been supported by Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants during conceptual process design in conceptual engineering, modeling and scoping of individual plant specifications.


Sumitomo Precision Products Co, Japan

Sumitomo Precision Products Company, Ltd. (SPP) is an integrated manufacturer of aerospace equipment, heat exchangers, hydraulic controls, wireless sensor networks, sensors, micro-electronics technology, and environmental systems.

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Sumitomo Corporation, Japan

Sumitomo Corporation is a leading general trading company, boasting 150 locations in 70 countries throughout the world. The entire Sumitomo Corporation Group (“the Group”) consists of nearly 780 companies and more than 70,000 personnel.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd is an international corporation based in Japan that has forged an extensive global presence; which today spans a growing number of fields. Continually moving forward to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace, KHI has branched out into the energy and environmental sector and also broken new ground in the field of industrial equipment.

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Fluor Limited, UK

Fluor is one of the world’s largest publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management companies. Over the past century Fluor has become a trusted global leader in providing exceptional services and technical knowledge. Fluor is a Fortune 200 company, with a workforce of over 42,000 men and women serving clients on six continents.

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SBM Offshore, Netherlands

SBM Offshore N.V. is a pioneer in the offshore oil and gas industry. Worldwide, it has over 5,000 employees representing 47 nationalities, and is present in 15 countries. Activities include the engineering, supply, and offshore installation of most types of offshore terminals or related equipment.

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Johnson Matthey, UK

Johnson Matthey is a leading speciality chemicals company underpinned by science, technology and its people. A leader in sustainable technologies, many of its products enhance the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Drawing on its expertise in catalysis and materials science, Johnson Matthey develops and manufactures a wide range of high technology products for the automotive, chemical and oil, gas and refineries industries worldwide.

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Bayer Technology Services, Germany

Bayer Technology Services stands for fully-integrated solutions to cover the life cycle of plants and processes. A global supplier of future-proof and market-oriented technology solutions for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants

Genesis develops innovative and cutting edge solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry, by leveraging on core engineering, knowledge and techno-economic skills. Genesis has united over 1,200 world-leading engineers that focus on a deeper understanding of client objectives, constraints, market, environment and aspirations; enhancing efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

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TWI Ltd, United Kingdom

TWI is an independent research and technology organisation. TWI specialises in manufacturing, fabrication and repair technologies, structural integrity and corrosion management, materials and structural testing, inspection and maintenance, failure investigation, materials processing and training.

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Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland

The Combustion Fundamentals Group (CFG) at The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) is engaged in the research of clean combustion technologies for large gas turbines of power generation systems, using either fuel-lean catalytic combustion or fuel-rich catalytic combustion.

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Our modular gas solution combines both stages of the GTL process into one highly efficient, closely integrated system that provides high levels of volumetric efficiency, safety and reliability.

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CompactGTL has an industry approved gas solution offering strong economics for the oil industry; where flaring, gas infrastructure and reinjection are avoided.

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Understanding the benefits of the CompactGTL application for associated gas

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Small-scale GTL: back on the agenda

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Directors’ Report and Financial Statements 2010

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Directors’ Report and Financial Statements 2011

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