USA: Contract Bagged Air Products Awarded Contract for Golden Pass LNG Export Project
The company will be supplying its proprietary LNG technology, equipment, and related process license to Golden Pass Products for the Golden Pass LNG Export Project. The firm’s LNG technology is expected to be integral in producing around 16 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas.
Pennsylvania/USA – Air Products has recently announced an agreement to provide its proprietary LNG technology, equipment, and related process license to Golden Pass Products, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil for the Golden Pass LNG Export Project in Sabine Pass, Texas.
Air Products will supply its proprietary AP-C3MRTM natural gas liquefaction technology and equipment, and three of its MCR Main Cryogenic Heat Exchangers, to be installed at the heart of the proprietary propane pre-cooled mixed refrigerant liquefaction process for the three-train facility. The company’s LNG technology, which will be integral in producing around 16 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas, is to be operational when the Golden Pass facility starts-up in 2024.
The use of LNG continues to increase around the world with strong energy demands in growing economies. LNG industry experts have commented that additional projects like the Golden Pass project are on the horizon.
The LNG heat exchangers and related equipment for the Golden Pass project will be manufactured at its Port Manatee, Florida facility. Air Products opened its Port Manatee facility in January 2014. In October 2018, the firm dedicated a new LNG equipment test facility (ETF) and a held a groundbreaking for a facility manufacturing expansion project at the site.