An evaluation of shale gas reforming technologies—Part I: Technology overview and selection


Shale gas monetization to value-added chemicals has gained extensive interest in the past decade due to the increased supply and proven reserves of shale gas.

The future of gas turbine market: Asia Pacific to emerge as a key revenue pocket through 2028


The constant endeavor of industry players for withstanding competition in the gas turbine market has led to an increase in collaborative agreements and partnerships in the marketplace over the recent years.

Executive Q&A: Combating the effects of gas flaring with GTL technology


Gas Processing & LNG (GP&LNG) sat down with Mark Hess (MH), CEO of ENG.

The other sulfides: Organic sulfur species in amine solvents


This article examines the behavior of carbonyl sulfide (COS), C1–C5 mercaptans (R1SH–R5SH), methyl ethyl sulfide (MES), dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) in amine solvent systems.

Integrated rupture disk assemblies for cryogenic equipment and storage systems


While OEMs have relied on rupture disks in their cryogenic equipment, the availability of integrated, miniaturized rupture disk solutions tailored to the application in a variety of standard and exotic materials can significantly enhance equipment safety, compliance and reliability, even in extreme work conditions.

Small Scale LNG: New Launches to Control Global Emissions


There has been a growing demand of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in various countries across the globe, owing to its impeccable application in trucks and ships.

Engineering assessments in support of pipeline safety: Emerging trends and approaches—Part 2


This article is a continuation of Part 1 published in the May/June issue of Gas Processing & LNG. This article presents an overview of driving factors and trends for engineering assessments and code-related considerations.

Corrosion mitigation in gas facilities’ piping using FBE coated pipes and corrosion-resistant alloy girth welds


The operating conditions and corrosive nature of the process fluids in the Haradh and Hawiyah areas have subjected facility piping to undesirable corrosion phenomena.

Ensuring safe CNG refueling stations though smart fluid system choices


Compressed natural gas (CNG) has become one of the most attainable means of dramatically reducing the emissions associated with traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment.

New in Gas Processing Technology


The new shaft generator from ABB enables ship operators to benefit from the advantages of permanent magnet technology.

Gas Processing News


Antigua Power Co. Ltd. has awarded Wärtsilä an EPC contract to build a new LNG terminal on the island nation of Antigua.

How digital technology helps processing industries connect the dots


Leaders in the processing industry are exploring ways of using digital technology to create intelligent and autonomous operations that optimize daily production, manage risk, improve margins and enable a more flexible workforce.

Editorial Comment


Modern society would not be possible without the use of pipelines to transport natural gas, crude oil and finished products to demand centers.

Global Project Data


Gulf Energy Information’s Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) database is tracking nearly 230 active gas processing/LNG projects around the world.

Safe design and operation of renewable natural gas facilities


The U.S. produces almost 70 MMtpy of waste; over time, this waste generates biogas with the help of bacteria.

Versatile and capable: Advantages of regenerative turbine pumps in LPG applications


Autogas (also referred to as LPG) has become a popular fuel source around the globe, evidenced by its steady increase in consumption in recent years.

Case study: The science behind amine process column corrosion and remedial solutions


This case study examines how and why corrosion takes place within amine vessels, the corrosion mitigation strategies available, and a comparison of high-velocity thermal spray (HVTS) with a low-velocity alternative.

A competitive study for the behavior of amines in acid gas


Natural gas is the most common fossil fuel. However, because it exists in deep underground reservoirs, it may contain several non-hydrocarbon components [e.g., hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon dioxide (CO2)].

Simplified simulation model for an LNG terminal


The natural gas liquids/liquefied natural gas (NGL/LNG) value chain encompasses the production, processing and liquefaction of natural gas (NG) to LNG, its long-distance transportation, and its regasification as it travels from the wellhead to end users.

Decarbonize LNG liquefaction with pre-combustion CO2 capture technology


In recent years, lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions studies of the natural gas industry have drawn attention to the significant environmental impact of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Considerations for not providing a dedicated spare pressure-relief device


Pressure-relief devices (PRDs) play a critical role in the hydrocarbon processing industry.

Engineering assessments in support of pipeline safety: Emerging trends and approaches—Part 1


Engineering assessments will increasingly be applied in the pipeline industry to demonstrate related fitness-for-service and appropriate safety margins to stakeholders, including industry, regulatory agencies and the public.

Soft startup of best practices for commissioning of amine plants


The startup and commissioning of hydrocarbon plants can present unique challenges that, if not anticipated and addressed in the pre-commissioning and commissioning periods, will inhibit plant startup and increase the difficulty of achieving product specifications in a timely manner.

The carbon conundrum: Digital technologies drive sustainability in LNG production and transmission


Shell’s Prelude FLNG (floating LNG) vessel is the largest floating production, storage and offtake vessel in the world, weighing as much as six aircraft carriers and stretching 1,601 ft.

Case study: Sour condensate NGL export pumps seal failure


In a facility, a frequent seal failure occurred on two sour condensate natural gas liquids (NGL) export pumps.

Redundancy via KVM technology keeps critical systems accessible


The proliferation of computers and IT-based systems in industrial process automation has created a need for advanced and flexible system access to these computers.

Digital transformation in LNG requires a long-term, data-driven approach


The energy transition has begun, and natural gas, especially in its liquefied form, promises to play a key role in enabling the shift to a greener and cleaner global power picture.

LNG plant emergency response: Prepare, remain vigilant, execute


Have you ever heard of an “emergency reaction team?” The likely answer is “No.”

Investigations of high pressure drop observed in ASU columns


The measured pressure drop of columns in air separation units (ASU) is often reported as being higher than the predicted pressure drop.

New in Gas Processing Technology


Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has begun construction on the largest LNG bunkering barge ever built in the U.S.