Plant/Process Optimization

Venture Global LNG proceeds phase 2 of Plaquemines, LA export plant

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Venture Global LNG said on Monday that it will go forward with the second phase of its Plaquemines LNG export plant in Louisiana after securing $7.8 billion of financing.

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.

Graforce to introduce plasmalysis technology that converts LNG into hydrogen

Graforce to introduce methane electrolysis (plasmalysis), which converts LNG into hydrogen. This allows large gas users to switch to clean-burning hydrogen without changing their energy supplier or method of transporting.

ABB and Pace CCS partner to drive carbon capture and storage growth

ABB and Pace CCS join forces to deliver a solution that reduces the cost of integrating carbon capture and storage (CCS) into new and existing industrial operations

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.

New reserves of natural gas discovered in the Province of Lublin

The outcome of exploration work carried out by PKN ORLEN has confirmed the existence of additional 500 MM3m of natural gas in the Jastrzębiec field near Biłgoraj.

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.

Managing the new risk profile of energy transition projects

2/1/2023

The time is ripe to realize the vision of a clean energy future.

A comparison study of water disposal methods in a gas project—Part 2

2/1/2023

Produced water refers to water associated with the production of oil and/or natural gas from a well.

Executive Q & A: How oil & gas companies can navigate the energy transition

2/1/2023

Gas Processing & LNG had the opportunity to speak with Alexandra Gajewski, Vice President, Energy Transition Solutions for Quorum Software, to discuss environmental, social and governance (ESG) and energy transition strategies.

Digitalization will help carbon capture and sequestration industry to be more efficient, safe and profitable

1/3/2023

Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) refers to a group of technologies that can help mitigate climate change by lowering carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

How boil-off gas APC exceeded expectations at an Australian LNG plant

1/1/2023

The use of advanced process control (APC) technology on LNG liquefaction trains is well accepted with some of the earliest implementations developed in the late 1990s.

A comparison study of water disposal methods in a gas project—Part 1

1/1/2023

Produced water refers to water associated with the production of oil and/or natural gas from a well.

Using data to digitalize the oil and gas industry

1/1/2023

The oil and gas industry has been historically slow to adopt new technologies and truly take advantage of the digital tools that are widely available and extensively used in other sectors.

Fouling in gas processing facilities: Testing, root cause analysis and mitigation—Part 2

12/1/2022

Fouling in gas processing facilities can take on several different forms, depending on the conditions where it occurs and the contaminants involved.

The impact of imposed high-temperature piping loads on the chronic failures of steam turbine-driven compressor units in gas compression plants

12/1/2022

This article examines liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) gas compressors that employ steam turbines as drivers (FIG. 1) which consistently faced chronic issues during operating conditions—compressor trips due to malfunctions were observed on the turbine side.

Ensuring efficiency and reliability of grid-connected eLNG plants

12/1/2022

Electric motor-driven main refrigeration trains [i.e., electric LNG (eLNG)] continue to emerge as a powerful decarbonization pathway for LNG project stakeholders.

Protecting the workplace and employees: The critical role of security technology

12/1/2022

When it comes to the benefits that an integrated security solution offers to suppliers in the energy sector, the first topic of discussion is almost always centered on minimizing risk to physical site assets and data.

Decarbonizing natural gas distribution pipelines

12/1/2022

ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. (ATCO) is continuously innovating to reduce emissions and provide clean energy to its customers.

Avoid costly startup delays with a MAC

12/1/2019

Almost every oil and gas company has experienced the chaos that comes with trying to finish a startup in its final days. The good news is that this does not have to be the status quo. Steps can be taken to dramatically reduce integration challenges and keep projects on time and on budget.

Reduce gas dehydration costs with high-efficiency mixing

12/1/2019

The gas dehydration process is typically carried out using a large contactor tower, where glycol [typically triethylene glycol (TEG), ethylene glycol (MEG) or diethylene glycol (DEG)] enters counter-currently to the process gas for optimum contact between glycol and gas during mass transfer.