The Ascent of Small Scale LNG?

Large LNG projects make large headlines. But we are excited by the ascent of smaller-scale LNG. At <1MTpa each, these facilities can be harder to track, which is the objective…

LNG as a Shipping Fuel: the Economics

LNG (b) small-scale LNG and (c) LNG bunkering, to supply a relatively fuel-intensive shipping route. After IMO 2020 regulations buoy diesel pricing, it should be economical to fuel newbuild ships…

Shell: the future of LNG plants?

Shell is revolutionizing LNG project design, based on reviewing 40 of the company’s gas-focused patents from 2019. The innovations can lower LNG facilities’ capex by 70% and opex by 50%;…

Greenfield LNG: Does Exxon have an edge?

…ExxonMobil has leading LNG technology for extra-large trains using the APX process, modular LNG units that minimise on-site construction costs, pressure-swing absorption to remove gas-contaminants and efficient gas turbines. Opportunities…

Illustrative LNG Economic Model

…such as: LNG sales price, Capex/tpa, Opex/mcf, Utilization, Thermal Efficiency, LNG shipping distance, LNG tanker rates, and liquids cuts. A base LNG case project is likely to earn a c7%…