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BP Exploration's GTL plant misses startup

...pitfalls any new startup might encounter. BP now is hopeful the plant will produce its first barrel within a month. Steve Fortune, GTL engineering manager, said falling off schedule was to be expected. "It's been the normal things that you...
BP's GTL plant near completion

...demonstration plant British Petroleum is building in Nikiski is expected to start producing in February or March, according to Steve Fortune, engineering manager for the $86 million project. "We are very close to finishing, and we are very excited...
State Briefs

...and convert it to alternating current, what's commonly found in household power outlets. GTL engineering manager Steve Fortune said the technology designed around the unit is more environmentally sound. "The fuel cell is far more efficient...
Denali draws diverse climbers

...said Vivian Scott in a thick British accent above the reggae coming from portable iPod speakers. Scott, along with Steve Fortune and Tony Stone, are all post-doctoral students studying in Scotland. They moved into base camp three weeks ago...
BP: Gas-to-liquids plant looks good, but not for Slope

...for bringing stranded gas to market, just not on the North Slope, executives for the oil company said. BP engineer Steve Fortune and Ken Konrad, vice president for Alaska gas development, said using the technology for North Slope gas doesn't...
State Briefs

...Nikiski could go on as long as five years, according to Steve Fortune, the project's engineering manager. GTL engineering manager Steve Fortune said the technology designed around the unit is more...


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