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LNG: Basics of Liquefied Natural Gas

2.2 CEUs

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Provides basic instruction about all facets of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Focuses on presenting a thorough understanding of LNG liquefaction and regasification facility operations from the process side and the reasons for the rapid expansion and evolution of the industry. Also addresses the three major building links of the LNG chain: the liquefaction plant, transport ships and the receiving terminal. Includes overviews of major equipment specific to the LNG industry and supporting plant operations such as pretreatment, natural gas liquids (NGL) recovery, and nitrogen rejection. Also covers safety, security and environmental issues related to the LNG industry and the special features associated with offshore designs. Participants receive handouts.

Length: 3 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Overview of the LNG industry
  • Baseload liquefaction plant
  • Receiving terminal
  • LNG shipping industry
  • Major equipment in LNG industry
    • Cryogenic exchangers
    • Compressors and drivers
    • LNG pumps and expanders
    • Loading arms
    • LNG tanks
  • Supporting functional units in LNG plants
    • Gas pretreatment
    • NGL recovery
    • Nitrogen rejection unit
    • Helium recovery
  • Safety, security, and environmental issues
  • Offshore LNG
  • Special topics
    • Non-conventional LNG
    • Risk management

Recommended For

Managers new to the LNG industry, operating supervisors and engineers with suitable technical background, project managers.

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