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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Spin off company Gas Capture Technologies is a finalist in this year’s “Energy Award 2017” as part of the IChemE Global Awards. The company was founded by LNG Futures Director Professor Eric May and Chief Investigator Dr. Kevin Li to commercialise their gas separation technology.  Together with Perth company Oilfield Production Technologies and Chinese partner…

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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.