GTL Energy was featured in Coal Asia publication, January 2013, following Blake Williams' presentation at the McKloskey conference in Bali regarding technology and New Zealand plant status and Indonesian project development plans.



Coal Asia Jan-13 Coal Upgrading Technology Article - GTLE (968.89 kB)

Solid Energy New Zealand breaks ground on coal upgrading plant using GTL Energy proprietary technology.


  • Solid Energy New Zealand breaks ground for construction of commercial scale coal upgrading demonstration plant
  • Plant employs GTL Energy proprietary coal upgrading process and equipment


  • GTL Energy adds experienced engineering and project delivery leader
  • Founder, inventor to continue as consultant


GTL Energy and Solid Energy sign an agreement to license GTL Energy’s coal upgrading technology for development of low-rank coals in New Zealand.