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Turbo-Brayton for cryogenic applications

Turbo-brayton technology for liquid reliquefying lng (liquefied natural gas) boil-off in lng vessels

February 2020

Turbo-Brayton for cryogenic applications

Turbo-brayton technology for liquid reliquefying lng (liquefied natural gas) boil-off in lng vessels

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date February 27, 2020
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

In the maritime industry, LNG carriers transport LNG from methane-producing countries to consumer countries over very long distances. This natural gas, which is cold in its liquid state, tends to reheat and in part evaporates during transport. This solution reliquefies the evaporated natural gas and keeps it in the container in liquid form. The same technology is used for liquid Bio-methane production or cooling of High temperature Supra-conductive Cable for electricity transportation.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Reduces gas vapors due to boil-off
  • 120,000 metric tons of CO2eq. emissions avoided each year thanks to 20 units

The Financial Benefits

  • 0 maintenance for 5 years and boasts proven efficiency
  • 500 tonnes of LNG saved on a 2-week journey
  • Payback time of the solution is approximately 2-3 years

Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
Type Company
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