PF&C: Expanding Facilities Knowledge Session 4 - Introduction to LNG

Speaker Tim Solis
Engineering Fellow BHP Billinton Tim Solis holds the position of Engineering Fellow within the Development Division of BHP Billiton.  He has thirty eight years of professional experience in the oil and gas industry primarily LNG related. Tim graduated from Stanford University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in ...

Engineering Fellow BHP Billinton



Tim Solis holds the position of Engineering Fellow within the Development Division of BHP Billiton.  He has thirty eight years of professional experience in the oil and gas industry primarily LNG related. Tim graduated from Stanford University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering

 

Tim joined BHP Billiton in June 2006 as the Engineering Manager for the Scarborough LNG project in preparation for the coming FEED work as this project transitions through the Select to the Define phase.  He continues to support this project as various concepts of  traditional onshore grass roots and brown field expansion,  GBS near shore and FLNG developments have been evaluated.  In addition, he has been  involved in all BHP cryogenic natural gas processing facilities over the past 6 years.

 

Prior to joining BHP Billiton, Tim has 29 years of LNG related experience briefly summarized as


  • 4 years at the Sonatrach GL1-Z LNG facilities in Arzew, Algeria 1977 – 1981

  • 9 years at the Badak LNG facilities in Bontang, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia 1981 – 1990

  • 9 years on the single train expansion projects (Train F, G and H) of the Badak LNG facilities in Jakarta, Indonesia 1990 – 1999

  • 6 years on the grassroots Tangguh LNG project (plant site Irian Jaya, Indonesia) in Jakarta, Indonesia 1999 – 2005

  • 1 year supporting a major international oil company worldwide LNG interests (existing LNG manufacturing facilities, LNG projects under construction and expansion, LNG receiving/regas terminals and conceptual LNG studies) in Houston, Texas 2005 – 2006


Full Description
 
Part 4 of the 5 part Expanding Facilities Knowledge series, this session presents LNG, an introduction into its technology as well as its current and future potential impact to the oil and gas industry.  This session aims to present an introduction into the LNG production process and the different technologies used today.  The concept of floating LNG (FLNG or offshore LNG) will be presented along with the drivers to LNG development and potential future growth to the industry.
 
This workshop is aimed at imparting basic concepts and facilities knowledge to graduate new hires and summer interns of EP companies and contractors, while allowing opportunities for networking with other young industry professionals in the industry.

Parking
There are two locations in which to park. You may park in either the 2-hour visitor parking section inside the parking garage accessible between the first and second buildings or in the long-term visitor parking on the roof level of the garage. Four Oaks Place provides parking for visitors at no charge.

Organizer William Kinney