EXMAR’s Tango FLNG sets sail to Argentina
EXMAR announced that its Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (FLNG), to be renamed Tango FLNG, has left China to the destination of its liquefaction operations: Bahia Blanca, Argentina.
Tango FLNG is now on the move, just one month after contract signing, and the voyage to Argentina is expected to take approximately 45 days.
Upon its arrival, Tango FLNG will be put in operation for EXMAR’s customer YPF S.A. and is expected to start up LNG production in the second quarter of 2019. Tango FLNG is designed for a liquefaction capacity of about 0.5 million tons of LNG per year and is to play a central role in YPF’s efforts to export the Vaca Muerta gas reserves to the international markets.
On the changing landscape of global natural gas trade, the US has magnified its export power by remaining a net exporter for 13 months as of February 2019.
EWAnalysis: US LNG producers eye major growth
- Energy Web Atlas
The US LNG market has experienced rapid growth over the past decade due to the availability of inexpensive feedstock and increased worldwide demand.
Regional Focus: Nigeria moves to expand its liquefaction capacity
The award in July 2018 of long-awaited contracts for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of Nigeria’s Train 7 gas plant expansion project to two consortia is the country’s latest attempt to address the enormous challenges of gas flaring and gas shortages for power plants and domestic consumption.
Reliable Operations & Saving OPEX for Gas Plant Refrigeration – Selecting the right technologies
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June 18, 2019 10:00 AM CDT