Getting Ahead of the Curve—Front-End Loading HSE in Major Projects
A proactive approach with EPC contract bidders to front-end load HSE strategies will pay dividends. This paper discusses the HSE management strategy for the Lake Charles Liquefied Natural Gas project.
Cryogenic Hose Technology: Transfer Solutions Keep Pace with the March of LNG
Global trade for LNG is projected to rise by 50% by 2020. There is a clear acceleration in demand for small- and medium-scale LNG, necessitating splitting of LNG into smaller load parcels. Transfer methods applicable to deeper water, smaller LNG carriers, and harsh environments are critical.
Petronas Nixes the Pacific Northwest LNG Megaproject
Petronas cancels plans for the development of the Pacific Northwest LNG project in British Columbia intended to take away natural gas from the Montney formation for shipping to Asian countries. Low LNG prices strike a blow to the feasibility of the project.
Concept for Ice-Resistant Offshore Terminal for Arctic LNG Export
Cost and delivery of long-distance natural gas pipelines to a distant liquefaction facility at a warm-water port has become excessive, and environmental restraints have been increasing. An alternative is an offshore ice-resistant LNG port accommodating a new class of LNG transport vessels.
Taking on the Arctic With New Concepts
New approaches to arctic activities include a concept for an offshore ice-resistant LNG export terminal, the design of subsea pipelines, and the optimal routing for the pipelines to mitigate the unique risks in arctic regions such as ice-gouging and permafrost thaw.
LNG Capital Expenditure To Total USD 259 Billion in the Next 5 Years
Growing world demand for natural gas will drive increases in capital expenditures on LNG through 2019.
Will LNG Plants Meet a Growing Demand for Clean Energy?
LNG will increasingly be the way to bring stranded gas to market so that it can meet demands for clean-burning fuels. LNG basics for engineers was the subject of a recent webinar presentation.
Overseas E&C Firms Shake Up North American Market
A wide variety of factors have drawn foreign engineering and construction (E&C) firms to North America, and their presence has changed the dynamics of bidding on projects over the past few years, a panel of experts said recently.
Global Capital Expenditure on LNG Facilities Continues Upward Trend From 2013 to 2017
Strong demand for natural gas is driving a recovery in liquefied natural gas (LNG) expenditures worldwide, with expenditures expected to reach USD 228 billion in the next five years.
Significant Growth Forecast for Capital Expenditure in Floating Liquefied Natural Gas
Increasing gas demand and the requirement for short-term to medium-term import solutions have led to rapid growth in the floating regasification sector in recent years.
Pacific Basin Activity To Drive LNG Import and Export
From 2006 to 2010, much of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export construction activity occurred in the Middle East, in particular Qatar.
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