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Transformational benefits to Australia through collaboration, technological innovation and investment in education with industry partnership.

We are an Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre. Our research is in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) striving for cost effective LNG at all scales and in deep water and remote locations.  The LNG research has a strong industry focus and aims to increase growth, productivity and capabilities in this key Australian industry.

The flagship project for the Training Centre is to establish a micro-scale LNG plant and associated research facility. The world first facility will have training, research and demonstration capabilities.  This will help accelerate the deployment of new technology by demonstrating new processes in a live plant environment.

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Last week LNG Futures researchers travelled to Melbourne to conduct experimental research at the Australian Synchrotron facility.  During their visit they conducted experiments to determine the surface structure and composition of lithium used to capture nitrogen from a natural gas stream. A synchrotron is a large machine (about the size of a football field) that…

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Primary Objective
The Australian Centre for LNG Futures will feature a micro-scale LNG plant and facilities for training, demonstration and research purposes that is unique in the world in terms of its scale, scope and accessibility.
Research Objective
To achieve cost-effective LNG production, at all scales, in remote or deep-water locations.
Training | Research | Demonstration
Flagship project is to establish a Research Centre with a micro-scale LNG plant.