China: Plant Engineering Linde to Construct China’s Largest LNG Plant
With a capacity of 750,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas per annum, the new plant is expected to meet the growing demands of the domestic market. The contract for this project was awarded by Inner Mongolia Huineng Coal Chemical.
Munich/Germany – The technology company, The Linde Group has recently been awarded a contract from Chinese chemical and energy company Inner Mongolia Huineng Coal Chemical to supply a mid-scale LNG plant near Beinichuan in Inner Mongolia. This will be Linde’s seventh and largest LNG plant in China and will cater to the growing demand of customers from the country.
Linde's Engineering Division will be responsible for engineering, procurement and site services for the LNG plant with a nameplate capacity of 750,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas per annum. The plant’s technology is based on Linde’s proprietary Limum process, a multi-stage mixed refrigerant process that provides best-in-class energy efficiency, and proprietary core cryogenic heat exchangers.
Linde Engineering has world-class experience across the entire natural gas processing chain, including proprietary process technology, specialised manufacturing, tailor-made cryogenic equipment and the delivery of turn-key plants.