LNG Technology

LNG Technology

Bechtel has made significant contributions to the advancement of the ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade® LNG Process. Our process engineers are members of a permanent, integrated team of LNG technology and EPC experts who are dedicated the development of fit-for-purpose design and work process optimization of natural gas projects.

The technology

Enhancements to the ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade Process allow integration between NGL and LNG facilities. This allows for increased flexibility and improves liquid recoveries by leveraging the very cold temperatures present in LNG facilities.

LNG with integrated NGL

Patent highlights

  • "LNG Facility with Integrated NGL for Enhanced Liquid Recovery and Product Flexibility”, January 18, 2007, WO2007/008638.
  • “LNG Facility Providing Enhanced Liquid Recovery and Product Flexibility”, January 18, 2007, WO2007/008642.