Jilin Qianyuan Energy Development has selected Chemtex,
along with Black & Veatchs patented PRICO
LNG technology, to deliver a major
liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility due online next year, the
companies said on Friday.
to be completed in late 2013, the 500,000 NM³/day plant
will be the largest of its kind in northeast China.
It will be delivered by the Chemtex / Black & Veatch
team using a complete lump sum engineering, procurement and construction package, officials
The new facility will liquefy inlet pipeline natural gas.
The LNG will be used primarily by trucks and other vehicles as
an alternative fuel to diesel and petrol.
Chemtex and Black & Veatch continue to enjoy the
trust and support of Chinas LNG community because of
innovative technology deployment and exemplary
project delivery said Sean Ma,
CEO of Chemtex China.
Our team is committed to providing our clients
cost-effective solutions and world class LNG projects to meet
provincial and national goals of clean, affordable fuel and
In addition to the PRICO technology, the plant integrates a
nitrogen stripping process, project officials said. This will
contend with high nitrogen levels in the pipeline feed gas.
A special boil-off gas re-liquefaction system will also be
installed to prevent unnecessary fuel loss and increase the
efficiency of the plant.
The demand for LNG as a clean, portable alternative
fuel source is gaining momentum in China, said Kerry
Erington, services projects firector for Black &
Veatchs oil and gas business.
Our successful partnership with Chemtex has allowed us
to establish a trusted reputation and leading market position
in China," he added.
This is the 14th LNG win in China for the Chemtex and Black
& Veatch combination since the partnership began in 2005,
the companies said. Five of those awards were in 2011