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Global LNG - FLNG overview 2015

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Report summary

Floating LNG (FLNG) is close to first production. Five projects are currently under construction varying greatly in capacity and scope. The innovative nature of the technology implies substantial technical commercial and cost risks which we outline in detail. Two distinct concepts are emerging: small scale barge and vessel conversions for near shore locations and large new build vessels for long life open sea solutions. Our detailed economic benchmarking suggests small scale projects have much lower breakevens costs compared to large new builds. These smaller FLNG barges and vessel conversions offer compelling low cost solutions of which we expect to see two or three projects sanctioned in the short term. Despite the potential game changing technology we forecast FLNG to comprise just 2% of total LNG demand by 2020.

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    Global FLNG Outlook.xls

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    Global LNG - FLNG overview 2015

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    Global LNG - FLNG overview 2015

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    Executive summary

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    Risks and uncertainties

    PDF 132.47 KB

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    Economics

    PDF 313.03 KB

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    Supply

    PDF 98.64 KB

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    Key companies

    PDF 114.80 KB

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    Infrastructure

    PDF 1.20 MB

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Risks and uncertainties
  • Economics
  • Supply
  • Key companies
  • Infrastructure

Tables and charts

This report includes 28 images and tables including:

Images

  • FLNG vessel owners
  • FLNG vessel life
  • FLNG FID tracker
  • Supply: Image 2
  • Asia-Pacific map
  • FLNG vs Conventional - Range of development
  • FLNG capex estimates - near-shore vs open-sea
  • Capital costs
  • Operating costs
  • Pre-tax vessel breakevens
  • Overall project FOB breakevens
  • Africa and Middle East map
  • US FLNG map
  • Canada FLNG map

Tables

  • Table of liquefaction technologies
  • EPC and Technology Companies
  • Shipbuilders
  • Prelude
  • Browse LNG
  • PETRONAS FLNG 1 (Kanowit)
  • PETRONAS FLNG 2 (Rotan)
  • Abadi FLNG
  • GoFLNG - Cameroon
  • Fortuna FLNG – Equatorial Guinea
  • Coral FLNG
  • Delfin FLNG
  • Douglas Channel LNG
  • Caribbean FLNG – Cancelled

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