South Korean manufacturing giant Samsung Heavy Industries said it had successfully demonstrated its own natural gas liquefaction process at a ceremony at its Geoje shipyard.
Samsung Heavy is the world’s leading builder of delivered floating LNG ships, having built three of the four FLNG orders placed worldwide.
Earlier this month, the company hosted a ceremony for the Coral Sul FLNG installation which will be deployed by Eni off the coast of Mozambique.
The company said it has now demonstrated its Samsung Enhanced Nitrogen Split Exapnsion IV, or Sense IV, natural gas liquefaction system.
Sense IV is developed by Samsung Heavy and can produce over two million tons of LNG per year and reduce energy consumption by up to 14% compared to the existing gas expansion liquefaction process, which means efficiency high energy.
“SHI’s competitiveness for FLNG has been further enhanced through successful pilot testing and demonstration,” the company said.
Young-Gyu Kang, Executive Vice President of Offshore Project Development and Execution, said, “The successful development and demonstration of Sense IV will further improve product reliability across the LNG value chain. , including the production, transportation, storage and supply of natural gas. “
“SHI can take a leap forward as a total LNG solution provider in our EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) capability,” he added.