FLNG: Why Has It Taken Almost 40 Years To Make The Dream A Reality?

Tim Haïdar

Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) that is to say water-based liquefied natural gas operations have long been pipe dream of oil and gas industry engineers.The first design concept for an FLNG was conceived as long ago as 1979, when Kvçrner and Moss Maritime produced, according to Norwegian classification society Det Norske Veritas.Yet 34 years after the conception of this ground-breaking model, we are still just less than half a decade away from the commissioning of the very first FLNG...
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