IEM Shout Out – Pre AGM Talk on “Overview of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry in Malaysia

My technical division will be hosting a talk on the 12th December, 2015. It is worth 2 CPD points, and held at Wisma IEM. The talk will be presented by Ir. Ahmad Rafidi Mohayiddin. And please stay for the AGM.

Natural gas is one of the important fuels in the energy mix. Its popularity is due to its clean and efficient burning properties besides being friendly to the environment. Technological advancement in the last few decades has allowed this natural gas to be liquefied into smaller volume and transported over long distances to buyers. The world commercial trade of liquefied natural gas (LNG) started booming in the 1970’s. In Malaysia, LNG has been a significant export product of the country since the early 80’s.

The talk will provide an insight into LNG to those interested to understand what it is all about. An overview of the processes in the gas exploitation and processing into its liquid form and the infrastructures needed by the LNG sellers and the buyers will also be shared. In addition, the audience will be acquainted with the challenges facing the county’s LNG industry in the current low world oil price and the latest developments in the race to monetize stranded gas fields.


Ir. Ahmad Rafidi Mohayiddin is a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and is the Chairman of the Oil, Gas and Mining Technical Division of IEM for session 2014/15. He graduated with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, USA in 1994.

He has more than 20 years of work experience in the oil and gas industry. His main specialization is in the engineering design, engineering management and project management work for gas processing, gas liquefaction, gas transmission and gas metering facilities. His major projects include project management work at Gas Processing Plants 5&6 Project in Terengganu, Central Luconia E11 Platform Rejuvenation Project at offshore Sarawak, MLNG Dua Debottlenecking Project in Sarawak and the Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline Project in East Malaysia. He is currently a Project Manager at one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers.


Register here, or download the form here.

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