Articles

Dynamic optimization of integrated electricity and steam network

4/1/2019

Cost reduction and energy efficiency have been priorities for most industrial plants in recent years.

Export potential and challenges for North American LNG from unconventional gas

4/1/2019

North America’s shale gas “revolution” has been a game-changer for the global energy industry, and has been particularly significant for the transformation of the US LNG industry.

Gas and the energy transition—repurposing the system with hydrogen

4/1/2019

DNV GL’s “2018 energy transition outlook,” an independent forecast of the world energy mix in the lead-up to 2050, predicts that global upstream gas capital expenditure (CAPEX) will grow from $960 B in 2015 to a peak of $1.13 T in 2025.

EWAnalysis: Canada comes late to LNG; projects and prospects mixed

4/1/2019

Canada has abundant natural gas resources.

Executive Viewpoint: BHGE developing technology-driven solutions to reduce total cost of ownership

4/1/2019

While BHGE recently won new orders for LNG projects, the company remains committed to differentiating the business, implementing solutions proven in LNG into other applications of the oil and gas value chain.

Industry Trends: Russia and US go head-to-head over EU gas market

4/1/2019

Lower-cost Russian gas will likely continue to dominate the EU market in the coming years, despite the growth in oil prices, to which Russian gas prices are linked.

Editorial Comment

4/1/2019

China is hosting the 19th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) in Shanghai from 1–5 April—an appropriate choice of host country, given China’s increased appetite for natural gas.

Gas Processing News

3/1/2019

McDermott International Inc. has signed a contract with Woodside Energy Ltd.

New in Gas Processing Technology

1/1/2019

BioLNG EuroNet announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG as a road transport fuel across Europe with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass-scale adoption in Europe.

EMGC Show Preview

1/1/2019

Gulf Energy Information is pleased to announce that the 6th annual Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) will return to the Hilton Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 6–7 March 2019.

Global Project Data

1/1/2019

Energy Web Atlas is tracking nearly 400 active gas processing/LNG projects around the world.

US Industry Metrics

1/1/2019

As of mid-January, forecasts for cold weather were supporting gas demand and prices in the US Northeast.

Gas Processing News

1/1/2019

Area 4 co-venture participants have secured LNG offtake commitments from affiliated buyer entities of the partners, a key milestone enabling the participants to move toward a final investment decision in 2019 on the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project.

LNG plant optimization with ammonia precooling

1/1/2019

The selection of liquefaction technology and refrigerants plays a key role in optimizing process efficiency while minimizing costs in LNG plants.

Steam purity assessment to prevent turbine malfunctions and performance loss

1/1/2019

An oil producer is carrying out ongoing projects to install steam turbine generators (STGs) in three aged gas plants.

Upgrade a gas plant to produce LPG by DWC and conventional methods—Part 2

1/1/2019

The LPG market has seen a steady increase in prices due to increasing demand for LPG worldwide, particularly for the petrochemical, automotive, metal, ceramic and glass industries.

Achieve higher operational efficiency with amine system improvements

1/1/2019

Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) operates a plant at India’s western coast to extract value-added products from natural gas and make crude oil suitable for refining.

Gas pretreatment considerations for LNG plants feeding with pipeline-quality gas

1/1/2019

LNG projects using pipeline-quality gas as feed have become more prevalent in recent years as they reduce plant equipment count, space requirements and cost.

EWAnalysis: Impact of technology on gas transmission management—Part 2

1/1/2019

This article is the second in our “Impact of Technology” series; the first was “Impact of technology in gas processing plants—Part 1,” which appeared in the October/November 2018 issue of Gas Processing & LNG.

Editorial Comment

1/1/2019

This year could be the largest ever for LNG export project final investment decisions (FIDs).

Select NGL recovery and optimization technologies using simulation and algorithm

12/1/2018

It can be difficult to find common criteria for the design of NGL recovery plants.

New in Gas Processing Technology

12/1/2018

The American Petroleum Institute (API) issued a statement regarding the US Environmental Protection Agency’s release of data from its Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Reporting Program report.

Global Project Data

12/1/2018

Energy Web Atlas is tracking nearly 100 active gas processing/LNG projects in the US.

US Industry Metrics

12/1/2018

Moving into 3Q 2018, NGL prices slid as demand stalled and production increased for most liquids.

Gas Processing News

12/1/2018

The first cargo of LNG from Ichthys LNG left Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia, in late October, following the production startup earlier in the year.

Key contributing factors to safety incidents at gas processing facilities

12/1/2018

Companies too often cite human factors and equipment malfunctions as the root causes of accidents at gas processing facilities.

Glycol treating during pipeline transport of natural gas

12/1/2018

The recovery of glycol, which is added to natural gas for transport, is playing an ever-increasing role in the efficient and environmentally friendly operation of gas pipelines.

Upgrade a gas plant to produce LPG by DWC and conventional methods—Part 1

12/1/2018

The LPG market has seen a steady increase in prices due to increasing demand for LPG worldwide, particularly for the petrochemicals, automotive, metal, ceramic and glass industries.

Rein in LNG energy costs with advanced process control

12/1/2018

High energy costs do not need to be a part of daily life in LNG processing and distribution operations.

Regional Focus: Challenges of scaling up Africa’s LNG production

12/1/2018

Several gas projects are underway in Africa, but they continue to be constrained by inadequate infrastructure, slow finance mobilization, lack of security and uncertainty over hydrocarbon regulations that are casting doubt on the outcome of the continent’s drive to meet its anticipated 128% gas demand increase by 2040.