Liquefied Natural Gas Bunkering

GER/LNGB

Who should attend?

  • This training provides an overview of the economic and contractual aspects of the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) bunkering.
Audience :
  • This training is beneficial to professionals from the oil, gas or power industries or shipping sector who need to understand the economic and technical stakes of the LNG bunkering.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • LNG SUPPLY & DEMAND

      • Evolution of natural gas demand and supply.
      • Importance of the LNG in the international gas flows.
      • Evolution of the LNG markets:
      • Atlantic LNG market (North & South America, Europe).
      • Asian-Pacific LNG markets (Japan, South Korea, China, India, Australia…).
      • Emerging LNG markets (Africa & Middle East).
      • New outlets for LNG (retail LNG).
  • REGULATION ON LNG AS A FUEL

      • Evolution of environmental regulations.
      • Evolution of specifications for bunker fuels: IMO (International Maritime Organization) regulation, ECA (Emission Control Areas)…
      • European regulation.
      • Technical solutions (scrubber, diesel, LNG).
  • TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LNG BUNKERING

      • LNG: properties and specifications.
      • Design of the different parts of the LNG chain and small scale LNG.
      • The stakeholders involved in LNG bunkering: LNG producers, shippers, port operators, utilities, final customers…
      • LNG receiving terminals and port infrastructures designed for LNG bunkering.
      • Technical evolutions related to small scale LNG for LNG and port operators, and shippers.
      • Specific challenges regarding LNG bunkering:
      • LNG barge vs. onshore LNG supply.
      • The management of LNG storage, partial fill and sloshing.
      • Boil-off gas (BOG), reliquefaction and subcooling.
      • LNG transfer.
  • LNG CONTRACTS

      • Factors impacting LNG prices and their evolutions on the markets.
      • Costs of investments of LNG bunkering infrastructures.
      • The investments dynamics in road transportation and shipping.
      • Costs related to the transportation and distribution networks.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • identify the main LNG markets and their evolution,
  • understand the evolutions of the LNG prices,
  • identify the stakeholders involved in the LNG bunkering activity,
  • evaluate the economics and the technical aspects of the LNG bunkering,
  • analyze the key-drivers of the LNG bunkering development.

Ways & Means

  • Quizzes.
  • Videos.