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India's Adani Total considering building more plants in India for LNG import

Adani Total Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between India's Adani Group and France's TotalEnergies, is considering building more plants in India to import LNG to meet the growing demand for the cleaner fuel.

Congo Brazzaville becomes an LNG exporting country

After years of either declining or stable domestic natural gas production, the Republic of the Congo began exporting LNG for the first time when the first phase of a two-phase FLNG project began operating in February 2024.

Freeport LNG says all three trains in Texas facility are operational

Freeport LNG said that all three liquefaction trains in its Texas facility are in service after ending planned maintenance for the year.

NextDecade plans to take FID on LNG train 4 in 2H of this year

In the company's Q1 business update, NextDecade's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Schatzman, provided an update on the company's LNG terminal project in south Texas (U.S.).

New inlet feed gas conditioning technology for contaminant removal in amine units

12/1/2023

While many amine units function well over the life of the LNG facility, some are prone to periodic or even frequent foaming events. This article discusses likely causes and potential solutions to these foaming episodes in amine units, which also apply to gas treating in general.

Japan approves JERA plan to keep surplus LNG in winter

Japan's industry ministry has approved a plan by the country's top power generator JERA to hold a surplus of LNG in the winter as a strategic reserve in case of supply disruptions.

Detecting operator-induced faults on a liquid expander

6/28/2023

This case study examines a LNG plant that thought they found a way to shorten the start-up time for liquid expanders. The result was not as expected. Fortunately, the condition monitoring system and service specialists provided diagnostic information to understand the problem better and avoid a catastrophic failure.

Take the mystery out of running your LNG plant

5/19/2023

While process simulation software can be used by plant engineers to calculate the dewpoint temperature of mixed refrigerant, this is of limited use to the plant operators at the control panel in maintaining an appropriate amount of mixed refrigerant superheat as they adjust the plant. To address these challenges, the authors’ company has developed a simplified method of calculating mixed refrigerant superheat that can be programmed in the distributed control system (DCS) and made available to panel operators.

Decarbonization using sour-to-sweet gas technology

8 Rivers' TarT technology is a low-cost solution for processing high-hydrogen sulfide (H2S) sour gas. The technology separates H2S and other sulfurous contaminants from sour natural gas, using CO2 as a natural solvent.

New Fortress Energy to complete first Fast LNG unit in Q2

New Fortress Energy plans on finishing building its first Fast LNG unit in May before moving the plant to offshore Altamira in Mexico in June and producing LNG there in July.

BCCK boosts propane recovery at cryogenic gas processing facility

BCCK has applied patent-pending technology, G2R-Flex, to provide enhanced propane recovery for a premier midstream group in Ohio’s Marcellus-Utica Basin.

BCCK boosts propane recovery with next-generation technology at cryogenic gas processing facility

BCCK has applied patent-pending technology, G2R-Flex®, to provide enhanced propane recovery for a premier midstream group in Ohio’s Marcellus-Utica Basin.

Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group completes acquisition of Cryotec Anlagenbau GmbH

Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group, a part of Nikkiso Co. Ltd (Japan), and operating under Cryogenic Industries Inc. (U.S.), has completed the acquisition of Cryotec Anlagenbau GmbH (Cryotec), located in Wurzen, Saxony, Germany for an undisclosed amount.