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WHY LNG
WHAT IS LNG?

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the transportable storage form of natural gas (methane) that has been chilled to -161ºC so that it becomes a liquid, taking up much less space. After supercooling, the liquefied natural gas is 1/600th the volume of natural gas, making it easy to transport.  It is odorless, non-toxic, non-corrosive and less dense than water.

Stages of LNG production

  1. Purification & Dehydration
    Gas extracted from the ground contains impurities, such as water, mercury and CO2. Before the gas is liquefied, these molecules are removed and the gas is dehydrated.
     

  2. Refrigeration & Liquefaction
    Then, the gas is transferred to heat exchangers, which cools the gas to -161ºC, shrinking its volume by 600 times, allowing for more efficient transport.  This process also liquefies the gas into a clear, colorless, and non-toxic liquid.
     

  3. Storage, Transportation & Marketing
    When the liquified natural gas (LNG) reaches its destination, it is regasified, and ready to provide energy to industry, institutions, power grids, even homes.

THE LNG ADVANTAGE

Affordable

Liquefied natural gas is a highly affordable and dependable energy source. Utilizing LNG brings substantial long ­term economic savings and environmental benefits while providing a clean­ burning, less costly, and safe alternative to crude oil products.

Abundant

The convergence of historically low natural gas prices and the stable, abundant source of natural gas provides off-takers with a unique opportunity to secure long ­term and low ­risk supplies of LNG. 

Safe Energy

LNG is not flammable, is non­toxic, and continues to have an unrivaled history of safety. In the unlikely event of a spill, LNG quickly vaporizes and dissipates harmlessly into the air with no residual cleanup required.

Versatile

Many industries rely on gas to produce a wide range of products, including plastics, textiles, paints, dyes, polymers, medicines and fertilizers.

Efficient

Natural gas, the cleanest fossil fuel, is a highly efficient form of energy. It can be used to produce both heat and electricity simultaneously via cogeneration systems at a much lower cost.

Socially Responsible

 LNG  is replacing coal, lpg, diesel, and other fuel oils as an international initiative motivated by environmental concerns. By replacing these with natural gas, greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, resulting in cleaner air, and more affordable energy. 

Pure Fuel

Okra Energy maintains adherence to the strict specifications of interstate pipeline-­standards for US, Peru, and Guatemala gas. Buying LNG from Okra Energy means that you're buying the purest LNG possible, with reliable methane content and heating value.

Accessible

LNG occupies about 1/600 the space of methane in its gaseous form. It can be transported in large quantities in high-capacity tanker trucks as well as ISO (intermodal) containers, enabling the convenient and affordable delivery of energy to factories, power grids and industries that are not reachable by traditional pipelines.

Clean

Burning natural gas produces much lower carbon emissions when compared to other fossil fuels such as diesel, lpg, and coal. By using LNG instead of other fossil fuels, CO2 emissions are reduced by up to 75%.

Energy Security

Both solar and wind power are intermittent, unable to provide continuous power generation, and so must be combined with base-load power. LNG is perfectly suited as a cleaner base load fuel and is much cleaner than coal or liquid fossil fuels.  

Reliable

Electricity generation is experiencing a shift from coal­-fired to clean-­burning gas-­fired systems. Natural gas is versatile and can be used for both heating and cooling (think water, houses and hotels) and to power manufacturing and agriculture.

Customizable

Small-scale, modular plants offer flexibility and reconfigurability as needs grow and production flow increases. Delivery via roads means LNG is ready to go where and when it is needed.

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