# What is "GTL technology?"

$\left(2 n + 1\right) {H}_{2} + n C O \rightarrow {C}_{n} {H}_{2 n + 2} + n {H}_{2} O$
Cobalt, iron, and ruthenium species are present to catalyze the reaction. This the so-called $\text{GTL}$, $\text{gas to liquid technology}$.