20 – 22 JUNE 2016 | SINGAPORE

About The Course

This training course has been designed so as to give the interested parties an introduction to small scale LNG design and operation.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates will learn about:

  • Understand the sources and nature of LNG supplies
  • Grasp the significant of key technical facts
  • Acquire in depth knowledge of the elements in the LNG Chain
  • Develop and deep understanding of small scale Liquefaction cycles
  • Understand how small scale shipping operates
  • Appreciate the different market segments for small scale LNG including Marine, Road, Mining & Construction and Power
  • Learn how to develop a small scale LNG business
  • Appreciate the commercial aspects of the LNG business

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for professionals from a large range of operational, technical, commercial and management backgrounds looking to gain in-depth insights into the broad range of LNG operations and management skills required throughout the LNG industry Specialists directly involved in the development and operation of LNG projects and the LNG value chain will find this course particularly valuable. This comprehensive course will benefit all those involved in oil, gas and LNG production, processes, operations and transportation, including but not limited to:


* Operations * Commercial Managers * Corporate & Administration
Directors * E&P Professionals Professionals
* Managers * Managers Transportation * Lawyers
* Project Engineers Professionals * Contract Agreements
* Planning Engineers * Government Officials Specialists
* Project Owners * Economic Analysts * Accountants/Auditors
* Process Control * Energy Professionals * LNG terminal Operators
Professionals * Negotiators Buyers * Shoreside facility Operators
* Business * Sellers & Distributors * Shoreside office staff
Development Commercial and Finance * Personnel Managers
Managers Managers


  • Technical Professionals

Course Faculty - John A. Sheffield

JohnASheffieldJohn brings a tremendous depth of knowledge founded on more than 48 years of experience in the hydrocarbon and petrochemical industries. He has demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams to tackle complex projects and problems in an innovative and creative manner. He has held senior engineering, project and production management roles from 1975 to 2004 in M W Kellogg Limited. Whilst at M W Kellogg, he managed the Gas and LNG Project Development team. The expertise he brought to this role emanated from the experience he has gained whilst managing Kellogg’s Process Department and his earlier career in ICI, a major UK chemicals company where he held both project and production management roles. Since retiring from Kellogg, John has worked with the John M Campbell Company as an instructor/Consultant as well as undertaking specific independent consultancy roles.
He has undertaken specific consultancy assignments looking at future development potential for new projects and giving specific advice and guidance. These have included:
  • Advice to Minza on monetising gas assets
  • Supporting Energy Contracts advising Client on BC LNG developments (2012-3)
  • Advising Standard Kessel on technical aspects of LNG imports to Hawaii
  • Assisting R2E developing OMS systems for SLNG Corporation (2011-2)
  • Providing Technical Input to Gas Strategies Ltd., on several confidential LNG projects
  • Advising Singapore LNG on potential new business development options: (Ongoing)
  • Advising Centrica on FLNG/CNG developments for Caribbean location: 2011
  • Advising GL Noble Denton on FLNG Development studies for PTTEP: 2010
  • Leading Technical evaluation team for Singapore LNG Corp (FEED and EPC Selection): 2009-10
  • Assisting Vitol with LNG liquefaction and LNG import terminal options: 2009/11
  • Advice to Adria LNG on Techno-commercial issues: 2009
  • Performing a Study into Small Scale Liquefaction facilities for EON Ruhrgas: 2008
  • Advising PetroCanada on Floating LNG and CNG technology: 2008

Topics Covered

  • Characteristics of Natural
  • Gas and LNG
  • An Introduction to the LNG Chain
  • Small Scale LNG Liquefaction Cycles
  • LNG Import Terminals
  • LNG Shipping and LNG Transfer
  • LNG Safety Issues
This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively. Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan