A Floating Liquid Natural Gas vessel (FLNG) is designed to operate on offshore gas fields where it is too difficult to pipe the gas to shore or to build the suitable liquefaction plant onshore. The FLNG vessel extracts natural gas from offshore wells and condenses the gas to a liquid form by cooling it to approximately -162C (-260F) thus allowing large volumes of liquefied natural gas to be stored on the vessel.
Similar to an FPSO vessel, an FLNG vessel involves accommodating midstream and downstream applications in an upstream environment. This creates major complexities in moving the gas from the subsea environment, to the vessel for processing and cooling to liquid form, then moving the liquefied gas onwards to the shuttle vessel for shipment to the shore.
Edgen Murray is well placed to supply to any steel requirement in an FLNG construction. Using our extensive product range, as well as our long standing relationships with mills, we procure everything from seamless pipe for flowlines, to welded pipe for gas export lines. We procure pipe, fittings and flanges in carbon, low temperature carbon, stainless steel, duplex, super duplex and nickel alloy. We also supply valves and valve automation to support the gas processing and cooling on board the vessel and deliver complete project management services, including coordination of inspections, testing, fabrication and on time delivery to complex delivery schedules.
|Pipe and Tube||Edgen Murray carries a full range of carbon and alloy pipe, both for structural and process applications, in a variety of material offerings, as well as all complementary pipe components, fittings and flanges. We also offer a range of clad material, to meet bespoke requirements.|
|Pipe Components||Edgen Murray provides a full range of fittings and flanges to complement our pipe and tubular offerings.|
|Valves||Edgen Murray is a stocking distributor for several quality valve brands and can supply almost any valve requirement. We supply valves from leading manufacturers to meet MRO and Project requirements – ball, gate, globe, check, plug, butterfly, and needle valves. In addition, Edgen Murray provides full automation packages built in-house to customer specifications.|
|Plate||Edgen Murray specializes in the supply and distribution of high strength steels suitable for varying applications. All materials are manufactured by globally reputable steel manufacturers and available from regional stocking facilities or project specific production allocations with partner mills.|
|Fabricated Components||At Edgen Murray, we can support your procurement requirements from the supply of a single product to the supply of fully fabricated structures, skids, and other structural components for upstream applications, as well as prefabricated piping spools and bespoke piping components for power and downstream applications.|