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A Greener Future: Major Differences Between Gas and Oil

A Greener Future: Major Differences Between Gas and Oil

Feb 17, 2021
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A shift from oil to gas is necessary for a greener future. Gas is increasingly attractive for its low carbon emissions, low sulfur content, high energy density and availability. While many carbon-based fuels have faced declining demands in recent years, liquified natural gas (LNG) is globally one of the fastest growing fuels today. 

Case Study: Equinor

Case Study: Equinor

Feb 8, 2021
4
minute read

ECONNECT Energy in partnership with Equinor conducted a physical wave operation to demonstrate the safe connection in waves, between the IQuay jettyless transfer system, La Santa Maria, to an Equinor-chartered gas carrier. The operation demonstrated the ability of the IQuay to withstand challenging weather without compromising safe and effective operations. The full-scale operation measured both the performance of the vacuum attachment system and the IQuay motion in waves, as well as a towing operation in significant swell.

Sustainable Development Goals and ECONNECT Energy

Sustainable Development Goals and ECONNECT Energy

Feb 2, 2021
8
minute read

The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the Paris Agreement on climate change provide a pathway for a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable future for people and the planet. Answering the call of the SDGs has never been more urgent. Luckily, recent trends have de-mystified both understanding and achieving the SDGs for the private sector. 

How Does Regasification of LNG Work?

How Does Regasification of LNG Work?

Jan 26, 2021
6
minute read

Liquefied natural gas must be regasified to be used as fuel, power generation, for heating, cooking etc.. This process can be done in different ways, which is explained in the article.

What will the future LNG infrastructure and technology look like?

What will the future LNG infrastructure and technology look like?

Jan 1, 2021
7
minute read

Innovation keeps the LNG world in constant motion. This article discusses how and why we can expect LNG infrastructure and technology to change in the future.

Economics of the LNG Value Chain

Economics of the LNG Value Chain

Nov 24, 2020
9
minute read

Knowledge of the economics of the LNG value chain is key to effectively manage financial risk in LNG projects. LNG is now so cheap that incentives for fuel-switching are no longer on the critical line to secure future adoption of natural gas from coal and oil. Nevertheless, adequate allocation of volumes and the establishment of associated agreements between suppliers, buyers and other relevant stakeholders needs to be configured in a manner favoring natural gas in the long run.

Floating Jettyless vs Fixed Infrastructure

Floating Jettyless vs Fixed Infrastructure

Nov 12, 2020
2
minute read

Here we will discuss the most traditional methods of transferring LNG and other fluids from ship to shore, comparing it to floating jettyless transfer systems.

How do LNG Ships Work?

How do LNG Ships Work?

Oct 30, 2020
5
minute read

This article explains some of the key aspects of transporting LNG by ship.

How Does an LNG Plant Work?

How Does an LNG Plant Work?

Oct 20, 2020
4
minute read

Natural gas needs to be liquefied at an LNG plant in order to be shipped. This article explains how this key link in the LNG value chain works.

Construction of an LNG jetty

Construction of an LNG jetty

Oct 13, 2020
4
minute read

A jetty often serves as the marine infrastructure of an LNG terminal. Below, follows a breakdown of the different components and aspects of constructing an LNG jetty.

Case study: Saldanha Bay

Case study: Saldanha Bay

Sep 23, 2020
10
minute read

The LNG industry needs to keep evolving to keep up with competing energy sources. Floating LNG transfer systems can enable new energy markets. We explore the import infrastructure available along South Africa’s coastline and how improvements can be made to strengthen the country’s energy industry.

Case Study: Naturgy

Case Study: Naturgy

Jul 3, 2020
3
minute read

In 2017 ECONNECT Energy (then Connect LNG) and Naturgy Energy Group S.A. (then Gas Natural Fenosa) made history with the world's first transfer of LNG with the IQuay jettyless transfer system.

Opportunities within an over-supplied LNG market

Opportunities within an over-supplied LNG market

Jun 17, 2020
10
minute read

In recent years the excess supply of LNG, deregulation of markets, new hub-based pricing structures and technological developments have resulted in the emergence of new and complex trading patterns being driven by a dynamically changing global market that is also opening emerging new opportunities.

Instant LNG to Indonesia

Instant LNG to Indonesia

May 25, 2020
10
minute read

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world, with a population of over 250 million, where the majority is located on five major islands and about 30 smaller groups. The nation is the largest energy consumer in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), accounting for more than 36% of the region's energy demand.

Jettyless Opportunities in a Global LNG Market

Jettyless Opportunities in a Global LNG Market

Feb 9, 2020
10
minute read

Traditionally, economies of scale led natural gas to predominantly be distributed through pipelines or shipped as LNG by massive carriers moored to expensive jetties, restricting the supply of LNG to locations of large demand.

A selection of our customers and industry partners

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In 2017 ECONNECT Energy (then Connect LNG) and Naturgy Energy Group S.A. (then Gas Natural Fenosa) made history with the world's first transfer of jettyless LNG.

Naturgy's goal is to enable the rapid expansion of the LNG value chain to support emerging markets and developing countries where population growth has meant a vast demand increase in power.

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We are dedicated to fulfilling your project goals and de-risking your marine infrastructure

ECONNECT Energy was founded to address the challenges and inefficiencies of traditional LNG offloading methods from ship to shore. Our core offerings remove the need for fixed and permanent infrastructure, such as quays, jetties, trestle structures and loading platforms.

Dredging and marine construction, which are both expensive and damaging to coastal areas, can be eliminated with ECONNECT Energy’s floating jettyless transfer solution.

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