Air Cooler Systems Cool Gas – Alfa Laval Wins Order from US Gas Plant
Alfa Laval has received its second large natural gas order in short time, they will provide an air cooler system to cool the main process streams at an US natural gas plant.
Lund, Sweden — Alfa Laval will provide an air cooler systems to a natural gas plant in the US. The order has a value of approximately SEK 70 million. Delivery is scheduled for 2015 and 2016. Alfa Laval is a global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.
“This is the second large natural gas order in short time and it proves our strong position as reliable supplier to the demanding oil and gas industry,” says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.
The air cooler systems will be used to cool the main process streams at the natural gas plant. In the cooling process natural gas liquids (NGL) are separated from the gas and then fractionated (distilled) into ethane, propane and butane. These fluids can then be used, for example, as feed stock for petrochemical plants, for household heating or as fuel for vehicles.
Alfa Laval’s products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, oil and gas exploration, in the mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.