Houston Energy Company Employs Honeywell Natural Gas Technology

By Chemical Processing Staff

Dec 27, 2015

Texas LNG, a Houston-based energy company, selects Honeywell’s natural gas technology and process automation to remove contaminants from natural gas in preparation for liquefaction and export. The two-phase project, located on the north shore of the Port of Brownsville's deep-water ship channel, will produce 4 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) beginning in 2020, according to Honeywell.

Texas LNG will use Honeywell’s UOP Amine Guard FS process to reduce acid gas to very low levels and to remove water, mercury and sulfur from the natural gas, which is necessary for LNG transport. The Amine Guard FS process reduces carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur components from natural gas to very low levels, and the process can be customized depending on application and feed gas quality, according to Honeywell. Honeywell UOP adsorbents can selectively adsorb contaminants by size and polarity, making them efficient agents for drying and purifying liquids and gases. The company’s GB series and HgSIV series adsorbents can be used in a number of combinations to remove mercury and minimize costs.

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will serve as the integrated main automation contractor (I-MAC). In this role, HPS is responsible for designing, delivering and installing the automation, instrumentation, controls, safety and security, operations management and advanced planning and scheduling applications. Honeywell is also assisting Texas LNG through the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s front-end engineering and design (FERC FEED) process.

For more information, visit: www.honeywellprocess.com