Oil and Gas Engineering Training Courses

FSRU Project Development and Operation

Course Content:


The course offers a thorough analysis of the FSRU sector, covering many technical, project-specific, and business concerns related to the usage of FSRU regasification units.

Targeted Groups

  • Technical, commercial, and management employees who need an in-depth technical knowledge of the LNG business and FSRU development.
  • New technical support personnel entering the sector
  • Technical personnel who want to learn more about the sector

Unit 1: Introduction to LNG – what is LNG:

Some key facts about LNG, including physical properties, rich and lean LNG, composition ranges, safety, and flammability.

Unit 2: LNG Global Trade and alternative Commercial Models:

  • Global Gas and LNG Trade
  • Development of LNG Trade
  • LNG Importing Countries
  • The Global FSRU Fleet
  • Gas Market Characteristics
  • The LNG Contract Chain
  • Sales and Purchase Agreements
  • FSRU Chartering

Unit 3: Technical Fundamentals:

  • LNG Properties and conversions
  • Heating Values, Wobbe, Interchangeability, and market specifications

Unit 4: FSRU vs Land Based Import :

  • CAPEX Schedule
  • Permitting
  • Port Restrictions Major

Unit 5: Major FSRU Technology Choices:

  • Regas Technology Selection
  • Boil-Off Gas Handling/ Reliquefaction
  • LNG Pump Selection
  • Topsides Layout Considerations

Unit 6: FSRU Cargo Containment Systems:

Overview of liquefaction systems (membrane vs Moss vs SPB vs Type C)

Unit 7: LNG Transfer

  • Ship to Ship Transfer- side by side vs tandem
  • Hard Arms vs Cryogenic Hoses
  • HP Gas transfer vs hard arms and HP hoses
  • Custody Transfer, Metering and measurement
  • Small scale and bunkering

Unit 8: FSRU Mooring System Designs:

  • Tower Yoke Systems
  • Spread Mooring Offshore Island
  • Jetty Mooring
  • Gravity Based Regas structures

Unit 9: Marine Infrastructure Issues:

  • Breakwater Design
  • Port Dredging
  • Tugs and Pilots FSRU Designs
  • Newbuild vs Conversions
  • Shipyard Selection
  • Ship Designs (AtlanticMax, Q-max, Q-flex)
  • Floating Storage (FSU’s)
  • Floating Regas (FRU’s)
  • Floating Gas to Power
  • Niche FSRU Applications

Unit 10: FSRU Construction & Constructability:

  • Long Lead Item Delivery
  • Typical Conversion Schedule
  • Typical Newbuild Schedule

Unit 11: FSRU CAPEX and OPEX:

  • Factors Influencing CAPEX and OPEX
  • Typical OPEX Elements

Unit 12: FSRU Site Selection Considerations:

  • Metocean Water Depth
  • Water Temperature
  • Environmental Regulations

Unit 13: Introduction to LNG Safety:

  • Historical Incidents and Lessons learned – material selection, layout, stratification, rapid phase transition, other Safety in Design Safety Code requirements
  • Introduction to Permitting and Environmental

Oil and Gas Engineering Training Courses
FSRU Project Development and Operation (EO)


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