Metso Automation has received a valve order from JGC Corp. of Japan. Metso Automation will deliver automated on-off ball valves to the Qatar Petroleum and Shell-sponsored Pearl GTL (gas-to-liquids) project in Qatar. The main part of the deliveries is scheduled for 2008. The Pearl GTL plant will produce 140,000bpd of GTL fuels and products and 120,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day of condensate, liquefied petroleum gas and ethane. JGC Corp. is one of the Pearl GTL project contractors.