Fundamentals of LNG and the Value Chain: Kuala Lumpur

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Menara Atlan

161B Jalan Ampang

Road 1510, Block 115

Kuala Lumpur, 50450


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An overview of the fundamentals of LNG and the Value Chain.

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Course overview

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the LNG industry addressing many of the technical, project specific and commercial issues associated with export and import terminals and addressing the future of LNG, including the growth of FLNG, small-scale LNG and the use of FSRU regasification units.

The course is designed for

  • Technical, commercial and management staff that require a high level technical overview of the LNG industry.
  • Personnel within the industry
  • Technical support staff entering the industry
  • Technical staff who want to expand their understanding of the industry
  • Students considering the industry as a career

Course outline

Introduction to LNG

  • The role of LNG in the global energy market and historical development of LNG trade

The LNG Value Chain

  • Upstream
  • LNG liquefaction
  • Shipping
  • Regasification
  • Markets

Commercial issues

  • Alternative commercial models
  • FOB, DES, spot markets.
  • Linkage to oil and HH indices

Technical fundamentals

  • LNG properties and conversions
  • Heating values, Wobbe, interchangeability and market specifications

Gas processing basics

  • LNG process overview
  • Feed Contaminant

Major equipment and plant layout

  • Main cryogenic heat exchanger selection
  • Refrigerant compression
  • Pre-treatment
  • Jetty, loading and marine systems
  • Plant layout

Refrigeration and LNG liquefaction – including cycle selection

  • Overview of liquefaction
  • Main LNG refrigeration cycles including C3MR, DMR, SMR, Cascade

LNG Shipping

  • Introduction to ship containment systems
  • Shipyard selection
  • Ship designs (AtlanticMax, Q-max)
  • Draft limitations
  • BOG re-liquefaction

Floating LNG

  • The case for FLNG – stranded gas
  • FLNG project update
  • Specific FLNG challenges including space, safety, offloading, marinisation

Regasification terminals and energy recovery, including FSRUs

  • Layout and equipment
  • Alternative vaporiser designs
  • Cold energy
  • FSRUs and SRVs

Small-scale, mid-scale and peak shavers

  • The growth in small and mid-scale LNG
  • Technology changes for small-LNG
  • Peak shaver terminals


  • Factors influencing CAPEX and OPEX
  • Construction challenges

Introduction to LNG Safety

  • Historical incidents
  • Safety in design

Introduction to LNG Permitting

  • Including US FERC requirements

The Future

  • What does the future look like for LNG
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Menara Atlan

161B Jalan Ampang

Road 1510, Block 115

Kuala Lumpur, 50450


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