GPPS LNG Workshop Program

LNG Workshop Program

Monday, 13 Feb 2023

13:00 - 14:30RegistrationHG F 33.5
14:00 - 14:10Welcome and IntroductionHG F 33.5
14:10 - 15:10Overview of LNG geopolitics & economicsHG F 33.5
15:10 - 16:10- LNG Value Chain (Liquefaction, Shipping, Regasification)
- LNG Liquefaction Technology : Quest For The Right Choice
- LNG Liquefaction Plant Layout and Different Design Options
- Process Units and Main Equipment : Supply Chain and Demand , CAPEX , OPEX
HG F 33.5
16:10- 16:30Coffee BreakHG F 33.5
16:30 - 18:00
- LNG Shipping (Classification of vessels, BOG management, technical facts)
- LNG Regasification and Import Terminals (onshore, offshore GBS, FSRU)
- Decarbonization of LNG Value Chain (Technical challenges and opportunities)
- EPC Projects : Main Activities (from a conceptual design to commissioning and start-up)
HG F 33.5

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2023

08:00 - 09:30Registration
09:00 - 09:10Welcome and IntroductionHG F 33.5
09:10 - 10:40- LNG Liquification Plant Configuration
- LNG Liquefaction Process
- Feed Gas Treatment (Acid Gas Removal, Dehydration, Mercury Removal, Heavies Removal, Feed Gas Pressure Boosting)
- Liquefaction Unit (Refrigeration Compressors and their Arrangements, Heat Exchangers)
HG F 33.5
10:40- 11:00Coffee BreakHG F 33.5
11:00 - 12:45Drivers for Refrigeration Compressors (Steam Turbines, Aeroderivative Gas Turbines, Heavy Duty Gas Turbines, Large Induction and Synchronous Motors, LCI/VSI VFDs)
- Matching of Centrifugal Compressors with their Drivers (Performance Characteristics, Operating Envelope, Power Margin)
- Brief Review of Standard Requirements (API 617: Centrifugal Compressors, API 616: Gas Turbines, API 541: Induction Motors, API 546: Synchronous Motors, ASME PTC-10: Performance Tests of Centrifugal Compressors)
HG F 33.5
12:45- 14:00LunchDozentenfoyer
14:00 - 15:40- Turboexpanders in LNG Plants (Expander-Compressors, Expander-Generators, Liquid Expanders, API standard requirements, Supply Chain)
- LNG Storage Tanks and Boil-off Gas Management
- LNG Shipping (LNG Tankers as Floating Pipelines, Vessel Classifications, BOG Management and BOG Re-liquefaction)
- LNG Import Terminals and LNG Regassification (Process overview, Marine Facilities, Send-out and Vaporization, LNG Vaporizer types, Expanders and Power Recovery)
HG F 33.5
15:40 - 16:00Coffee BreakHG F 33.5
16:00 - 17:30- Decarbonization of LNG Value Chain
- Carbon Capture in LNG Liquefaction Plants (Sources of CO2 Emissions)
- Electrification of LNG Liquefaction Plants (Technical Challenges and Opportunities, Replacing of Gas Turbines with Large Electrical Motors, Electrical Heaters)
- CO2 Compression/Liquefaction (Transcritical CO2 Compression Pathways, CO2 Compression versus Pumping, Current Limits of the Technology)
- Use of Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Sources in LNG Value Chain
HG F 33.5
17:30 - 18:00Q&A and wrap-upHG F 33.5

Our location

With team members spread across the globe, the core team is based in Zurich Switzerland.


Landis + Gyr-Strasse 1, 6300 Zug