LNG links remote supplies and markets

Amos A. Avidan, Robert E. Gardner, Daniel Nelson, Eugene N. Borreli Mobil LNG Inc. Houston Tara J. RethoreArthur D. Little Inc. Houston PT Arun LNG plant shows the immense size a typical plant can attain (Fig. 1). Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has established a niche for itself by matching remote gas supplies to markets that both lacked indigenous gas reserves and felt threatened in the aftermath of the energy crises of the 1970s and 1980s (Fig. 1). It has provided a cost-effective energy source for these markets, while also offering an environmentally friendly fuel long before that was fashionable. The introduction of natural-gas use via LNG in the ear...

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