The Directors of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited says that the Company has been granted a patent in the United States for its OSMR® Process technology.
The Company now has Patents in Canada and US to protect its primary invention being "A Method and System for Production of Liquid Natural Gas" (OSMR® process).
The Company's Managing Director and CEO, Mr Maurice Brand, said "We are very pleased that the Company's primary invention is protected in the US and Canada to support the projects in those countries. What's more, the US patent has been extended by 645 days to account for the time the patent has been prosecuted by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Patent protection in the US and Canada, and in other important jurisdictions, allows the Company to develop other international opportunities as well as progressing the following three projects:
Magnolia 8 mtpa LNG Project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA;
• Bear Head 8 mtpa LNG Project in Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada; and
• Gladstone Fisherman's Landing 3.8 mtpa LNG Project in Queensland, Australia.