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Air Products to Share Latest Innovations in Liquefied Natural Gas Technology at Gastech in Japan

Air Products (NYSE:APD) will share the latest innovations in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology at the Gastech Conference & Exhibition in Tokyo from April 4-7. As the world leader in LNG technology and equipment, Air Products provides solutions for a full range of LNG plants, including onshore or offshore, very small plants or mega trains, and in a tropical location or an arctic climate. 

Conference attendees are invited to stop by Air Products’ booth 12-085 to speak with an industry specialist about the company’s highly efficient, cost-effective process cycles and main cryogenic heat exchange equipment, which is the heart of an LNG facility. The company provides a wide range of products and services for the successful design, construction, start-up, and operation of an LNG facility and has shipped well over 100 large coil wound heat exchangers to plants around the world.

Air Products’ industry specialists will make the following presentations at Gastech:

  • Innovative Precooling Strategies for Efficient Natural Gas Liquefaction
    Wednesday, April 5, 10:50-11:15 AM
    Part of the Gas & LNG Processing Engineering—Liquefaction/Pretreatment Session
  • Innovative Liquefaction Technology for Floating LNG
    Thursday, April 6, 9:40-10:05 AM
    Part of the Floating LNG: Design and Technology Session
  • Flare Reduction & Availability Improvement Using Novel Automated Main Cryogenic Heat Exchanger Cooldown Technology
    Thursday, April 6, 10:50-11:15 AM
    Part of the Health, Safety and Environment—Pollution Reduction Session

The company is also sponsoring a Product Showcase on Thursday, April 6, from 2-4 PM in Theatre 2, where industry specialists will discuss the following topics:

  • Introduction to Air Products’ Technologies and Services for the LNG Industry
  • Advances in Cryogenic Heat Exchanger Design and Manufacture 
  • Field Operations and OEM Modeling Advances in Turbomachinery
  • AP-OptiPlus™ and AP-AutoCool™ Programs for Improved LNG Plant Operations
  • Rigorous Dynamic Simulation of Liquefaction for Operational Transients and Upsets

Air Products’ proprietary technology is vital to helping meet the world’s increasing energy needs and desire for clean energy. The company has provided equipment and technology for the world’s first floating LNG facility. In addition, Air Products built a second LNG equipment manufacturing facility in Manatee County, Florida, where ready access to port services enables the company to manufacture the even larger LNG heat exchangers that are being demanded by the market. In September 2016, the company rolled out the first LNG heat exchanger produced at the Port Manatee facility, which was shipped by barge to a location on the U.S. Gulf Coast for a major LNG export terminal project. 

A majority of total worldwide LNG is produced with Air Products’ technology. In support of the LNG industry, Air Products provides process technology and key equipment for the heart of the natural gas liquefaction process for large export plants, small and mid-sized LNG plants, floating LNG plants, and LNG peak shavers. Upstream, Air Products provides both nitrogen and natural gas dehydration membrane systems for offshore platforms. Downstream, Air Products provides dry inert gas generators for LNG carriers, shipboard membrane nitrogen systems, and land-based membrane and cryogenic nitrogen systems for LNG import terminals and base-load LNG plants.

For more information, visit the company at Gastech booth 12-085 or online at www.airproducts.com/lng.