Oil & Natural Gas Special Interest Group
A community for process professionals

LNG Processes - An Overview

Date From: 26 November 2012
Location: Malaysia
Description: IChemE Oil & Natural Gas Special Interest Group evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Manikandan Narayanan (Technip Malaysia).
Event Type: Special Interest Groups
Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An evening event with technical presentation by Manikandan Narayanan (Technip Malaysia), and time for networking over refreshments. Registration from 18:00; the event will commence at 18:30 and close at 20:30.

This event is open to all. To encourage more participants and members, the Oil & Natural Gas Special Interest Group (SONG) will waive the attendance fee for non-members of the group. Bring along colleagues working in the upstream oil and gas industry in Malaysia, and introduce them to SONG and to IChemE.

Advance booking is essential. Registration form >>


The presentation will provide an overview of LNG processes including:

  • what is LNG and why is it important?
  • LNG manufacturing process;
  • liquefaction technologies;
  • critical equipment;
  • LNG storage tanks and pumps;
  • LNG import facilities.  


Manikandan Narayanan CEng MIChemE has worked with Technip Malaysia for over seven years, and is now Section Head of LNG in the Process Department. He was Process Manager for the HANAS LNG Project (2008–2011) and is currently Process Manager for the Petronas FLNG EPCIC phase.

Manikandan is a graduate in chemical engineering and has been a Chartered Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers since 2005. He has 21 years' experience, comprising of 10 years with operating companies and 11 years in the EPC/consultancy environment. He has worked in the design and engineering, commissioning, start-up and technical services of hydrocarbon production and processing facilities that include LNG, refining, ethylene, aromatics, and captive power plant projects. 


The event will take place at the University of Nottingham Teaching Centre, Level 2, Chulan Tower, No 3 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Map and directions >>


IChemE gratefully acknowledges:

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham's sponsorship of SONG events through provision of its venue facilities free of charge.


MMI logo

MMI Engineering, for sponsoring the refreshments at this event.



This event is free of charge and open to all. Advance booking is essential.

Registration form >>

Get involved with SONG

SONG's supporter package is a cost-effective way to raise your organisation's profile amongst chemical engineers in the oil and gas sector in Malaysia, and benefit from association with IChemE. To discuss opportunities, please contact Mohan Balasingam — Regional Manager South East Asia, IChemE.

Would you like to give a talk at a SONG event in Kuala Lumpur, or online to a wider audience of SONG members in the Asia Pacific region? Please contact Mike Fox — leader of SONG activities in Malaysia.

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