MSc in Oil & Gas and Offshore Engineering

Course Information Package

Course Unit TitleLNG PROCESSING, STORAGE, TRANSPORT, RE-GASIFICATION, DISTRIBUTION AND USAGE
Course Unit CodeMOE506
Course Unit DetailsMSc Oil & Gas and Offshore Engineering (Elective Courses) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated7
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Understand the main LNG liquefaction processes.
  2. Know the methods of storing and transporting LNG.
  3. Understand the types of re-gasification terminals and methods of LNG re-gasification.
  4. Understand the recent market trends in LNG shipment and the future potential.
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
PrerequisitesNONECo-requisitesNONE
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

·    Natural Gas Terminal.

·    NaturalGas Composition.

·    NaturalGas Processing/Purification.

·    Natural Gas Storage(Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)).

·    LNGproduction by Natural Gas Liquefaction.

·    LNGStorage (above-ground, in-ground, under-ground storage).

·    LNGTransport (Piping, sea-transport) and shipment.

·    LNGRe-gasification to Natural Gas (heat-exchangers for LNG).

·    Natural GasDistribution and Usage.

·    LNGMarkets.

Recommended and/or required reading:
Textbooks
  • Francis S. Manning, Richard E. Thompson, Oilfield Processing of Petroleum, Volume 1: Natural Gas, PenWell Books, 1991.
References
  • BP Statistical Review of World Energy, BP, 2012.
Planned learning activities and teaching methodsThe taught part ofcourse is delivered to the students by means of lectures, conducted with thehelp of computer presentations. Lecture notes and presentations are availablethrough the web for students to use in combination with the textbooks.
Assessment methods and criteria
Assignments50%
Final Exam50%
Language of instructionEnglish
Work placement(s)NO