G-44 Process Advantages

The GCS-2 Unit – Image shows the gas process unit on the left and data acquisition, analysis, and control unit on the right. This system can process up to 500,000 ft3/day. (Click photo to enlarge.)


1) The G-44 Process conversion occurs at relatively low temperatures (<70°C) and pressures (1 to 4 atmospheres pressure).

2) The G-44 Process can accept mixtures of hydrocarbon gases, CO2, CO, N2, H2S, SO2, and water vapor as an input stream without separation.

3) Acceptable gas inputs include natural gas, both sweet and acid, and combustion emissions from the burning of coal and natural gas.

4) The G-44 process produces hydrogen from water, methane, hydrocarbon gases, and hydrogen sulfide, if present.

5) The G-44 Process generates C2 to C4 hydrocarbon and hydrogen gases, and C5 to C7 naphthas, methanol, ethers, and other oxygenates as liquids. The majority of the compounds generated are below carbon number C16.

6) The G-44 Process is portable and can be transported and operate on 40-foot pallets.

7) The G-44 Process is projected to be profitable even if the price of natural gas was below $3.00 and oil was as low as $30.

8) It is not Fischer-Tropsch (FT) based and does not use synthetic gas.

9) The physical plant system of the G-44 Process is considerably less complex compared to FT plants.

10) The capital and operating costs of the G-44 technology are a fraction of the FT technology.