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Air Products' LNG Owners Seminar XIV Website
17–20 October 2022



Hotel, Fees,
and Visa



(will be posted
after event)

agenda Agenda
Monday, 17 October 
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
SESSION I - Opening Session (Plaza I and II)
Chair - Bill Kennington, Air Products
I-1 Welcome Dr. John Palamara, Air Products
I-2 The Role of LNG in the Energy Transition Madeline Jowdy, LNG Advisor, Global Gas and LNG
10:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SESSION II - Air Products' Technology and Product Development (Plaza I and II)
Chair - Dr. Öznur Arslan, Air Products
II-1 AP LNG Technology and Products Dr. Öznur Arslan,
Air Products
II-2 Process Cycle Development and Selection
Mark Roberts, Air Products
II-3 Plant Performance Analytics Dr. Peter Verderame,
Air Products
II-4 AP-BlueLNG™ Technology Dejan Veskovic, Air Products

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Delegate Group Photo/Lunch (Lawn)
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SESSION III - Plant Operation and Maintenance
(Plaza I and II)
Chair - Erinn Stemetzki, Air Products

III-1 Harnessing Good Synergy and Open Collaborations Towards Flawless Start-up of PFLNG DUA Afiq Noor Tuah, PFLNG

III-2 Panel Discussion - Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 
Simon Thompson, Chevron
Will Schmidt, Air Products
Rose Sapinah Hashim, MLNG
Chris Ott, Air Products
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

III-3 Advanced Process Control Applications at Gorgon LNG Facility Craig Underwood, Chevron
III-4 Air Products' Aftermarket Services Louie Fava III,
Air Products
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception (Prefunction)
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner (Plaza III and IV)
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Entertainment  –  Jim Karol Mentalist (Plaza III and IV)
Jim Karol - Mentalist and Memory Expert
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality (Ca'dZan room)
  • "One-on-one" with Jim Karol

Tuesday, 18 October 
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. SESSION IV –Process Technology and Plant Design
(Plaza I and II)
Chair – Dr. Annemarie Weist, Air Products
IV-1 Key Actions to Running your Plant Safely Will Schmidt, Air Products
IV-2 Implications for Liquefaction of Natural Gas Feeds Containing Hydrogen Mark Roberts, Air Products
IV-3 NRU Technology Chris Ott, Air Products
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. SESSION V – Machinery Session (Plaza I and II)
Chair – Chris Elko, Air Products
V-1 Rotoflow Capabilities - A new Approach to Hydraulic Turbine Design Ethan Eiswerth, Rotoflow
V-2 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries - CO2 Reduction Approaches in LNG Production Steve Lucchesi, Clayton Jurica, and Chris Petrillo
V-3 Baker Hughes - Gas Turbine Hydrogen Combustion and Solutions for eLNG Clayton Finney, Rossella Palmieri, and Bob Sammon
V-4 Siemens Energy - Considerations for Electric Drive for Various LNG Services John Vincent Ergina 
Lunch 12:30 p.m. Boxed Lunches (Prefunction Area)
Afternoon/Evening Free time/Recreation Events
Refer to the seminar website for recreation options
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality (Ca'dZan)

Wednesday, 19 October
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. SESSION VI - Air Products' Heat Exchanger Technology and Equipment Design (Plaza I and II)
Chair - Chris Butler, Air Products

VI-1 CWHE Design and Manufacturing Developments Jeremy Walsh, Air Products

VI-2 AP-LEAP™ - CWHE Life Extension Program Heng Yung, Air Products
9:55 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Coffee Break

VI-3 MLNG's First MCHE Replacement: The Success Story Abang Azian Abang Mok, MLNG
10:25 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. SESSION VII - Air Products' Manufacturing (Plaza I and II)
Chair – Charlie Wall, Air Products
  • Port Manatee Facility Strategic Update
  • Safety Orientation for Port Manatee Facility Tour

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch (Lawn)
12:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Manufacturing Facility Tour
Port Manatee
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Beach Club Reception and Dinner (Beach Club)

Thursday, 20 October
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
(Break 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
LNG Fundamentals Training Course - Part 1 (Plaza I and II)
  • Coil Wound Heat Exchanger (CWHE) Design Basics
John McConville, Air Products
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals
Kerry Scott, Air Products
  • Liquefaction Process Cycles 
Kerry Scott, Air Products
  • Liquefaction Process Optimization
 Justin Bukowski,
Air Products
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (St. Armands Junior Ballroom)
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Break 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
LNG Operational Training Course - Part 2 (Plaza I and II)
  • Enhanced MCHE Control Dejan Veskovic, Air Products
  • Cooling Down the Liquefaction Unit
Chris Ott, Air Products
  • Machinery Principles: Design, Operation, and Optimization
 Chris Elko, Air Products
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Farewell Reception and Dinner (Healing Garden)
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Hospitality and Dessert Reception (Ca'dZan)