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Speaker detail

  • Paul Sullivan
  • Project Advisor to the CEO – Steelhead LNG Vancouver
  • LNG and FLNG Consultant, United States

Paul has over 35 years’ experience in Engineering and Construction of which 25 years has been in the LNG industry. Geographically, his career has covered construction and engineering activities in Europe, the Middle East, India, Korea, China, South East Asia and the Americas. He was involved in the development from concept to implementation of LNG projects in British Gas in both liquefaction and regassification. He headed up their FEED group and was instrumental in developing their first grassroots Liquefaction project in Trinidad, Atlantic LNG Train 1 from 1993 to 1998.
Other career achievements include project management of major LNG Import and Export (Liquefaction) contracts from Feasibility through EPC implementation, from both client and contractor perspective. He developed Whessoe O&G from a cryogenic tank contractor, to a full scale LNG (one stop) EPC Contractor. He developed ExxonMobil’s Modular LNG tank project from concept to implementation in the world’s first LNG GBS Import Terminal (Adriatic LNG). He also developed the next generation all-concrete LNG tanks and sat on both the US and European code committees for such tanks. He has direct experience of Project managing and directing multi-disciplinary contracts in worldwide multi-cultural environments.
Paul was appointed the Global head of LNG and FLNG at Worley Parsons in 2011, developing and directing their global network of LNG focused centres of excellence. In this role he was instrumental in bringing Worley Parsons to the fore in the LNG Liquefaction and Regassification business. In his floating LNG role he initiated new concepts in the FLNG field and oversaw a large number of FSRU development projects, over 35 in total.
More recently in early 2017 he took on the role of Project Advisor to the CEO on Steelhead LNG in Vancouver BC. This is a World Class “Atshore” LNG liquefaction project with which he has been involved through Worley Parsons over the last four years since it’s inception.
In the LNG industry Paul is a leading contributor to conferences and sits on many code and standards committees for the industry. In recognition of this he was appointed as the Co-Chairman of Gastech (the leading Global LNG Conference) in 2010.