Would you like to start a free subscription?
Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
French firm Axens and its parent company, IFP, has developed a process for liquefaction of natural gas that achieves the best usage of large gas turbines and plate-fin heat exchangers. Compared to existing technologies, this process provides increased capacity and a reduced investment cost, while remaining simple and reliable. Very large capacities (up to 8 million t/year) can be achieved in one train at a very low LNG unit cost and with minimal space required.
The Liquefin process operates according to the typical flow scheme presented in the diagram (this page) on the following. The pre-refrigeration of gas is achieved by using a mixed refrigerant instead of propane. In this process, the pre-refrigeration cycle operates at a much lower temperature than when propane is used, and the temperature is decreased down to about – 60°C ( – 75°F). At this temperature, the cryogenic mixed refrigerant can be completely condensed, so that the quantity of this refrigerant is substantially reduced.
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Houston, TX - November 4-5
The Woodlands, TX - November 17-17
Houston, TX - November 18-18
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2014 World Oil. © 2014 Gulf Publishing Company.