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
Introduction to LNG
The role of LNG in the global energy market and historical development of LNG trade
The LNG Value Chain
Alternative commercial models
FOB, DES, spot markets.
Linkage to oil and HH indices
LNG properties and conversions
Heating values, Wobbe, interchangeability and market specifications
Gas processing basics
LNG process overview
Major equipment and plant layout
Main cryogenic heat exchanger selection
Jetty, loading and marine systems
Refrigeration and LNG liquefaction – including cycle selection
Overview of liquefaction
Main LNG refrigeration cycles including C3MR, DMR, SMR, Cascade
Introduction to ship containment systems
Ship designs (AtlanticMax, Q-max)
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
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
LNG CAPEX and OPEX
Factors influencing CAPEX and OPEX
Introduction to LNG Safety
Safety in design
Introduction to LNG Permitting
Including US FERC requirements
What does the future look like for LNG
When & Where
Esanda Engineering Ltd
Esanda is an independent upstream oil and gas consultancy specialising in industry specific training and field development planning services. Our operations are supported by our UK and Australia offices.
Esanda is a specialist training provider serving the global upstream oil and gas industry. Our training providers are practicing industry specialists who develop our in house courses and work with clients to build bespoke training for their staff.
We pride ourselves on being able to bring hundreds of man years of experience to the training sector and the positive feedback we receive from our satisfied clients.
Our courses evolved over 15 years ago with a focus on Field Development Planning, which included a strong emphasis on costing and economic analysis as well as concept selection for our clients. The range of clients includes those involved in Onshore, Offshore, Subsea, GTL, LNG and unconventional developments. This work and client training has allowed us to build strong expertise in these areas with practical and up to date knowledge of the subject areas.
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