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What does FT stand for?

FT stands for Fischer-Tropsch

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The reactor system should be suitable for the following gas phase reactions - Fischer-Tropsch synthesis,- Sabatier reaction,- Methanol synthesis,- Oxidation of alkanes small molecule (CH4, C2H6, C3H8) and olefins (C2H6, C3H6),- Hydrogenation of unsaturated compounds in the gas phase,- Steam reforming of alkanes,- The reactor should be for operating at atmospheric pressure applications (for oxidation, Hydrierung- and steam reforming reactions) and at higher pressures up to 50 bar (for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, Sabatier reaction and methanol synthesis).
A conventional GTL plant of the type built and operated today by Shell and Sasol, the South African energy company (which uses the Fischer-Tropsch chemical conversion process to manufacture liquids from gas), might process 1 billion cubic feet of gas per day and produce 120,000 barrels of liquid products per day for shipment through the TAPS.
It uses a variant of a chemical reaction called the Fischer-Tropsch process, which is used commercially to produce a gasoline-like hydrocarbon fuel from syngas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen often derived from coal.
Rentech Inc (NYSE AMEX: RTK), a provider of clean energy solutions, said on Wednesday that ASTM International's full governance committee has unanimously approved changing the specifications for commercial aviation jet fuel to include up to a 50/50 blend of synthetic Fischer-Tropsch jet fuel.
Using the Fischer-Tropsch process--which converts carbon-based materials into synthetic fuel--Air Force officials plan to evaluate and certify this alternative fuel for use in all Air Force air-craft by 2011.