The Natural Gas Institute of the Americas

Aiming to be at the forefront of Natural Gas Research and Expertise in the Atlantic Basin Region


The Natural Gas Institute of the Americas (NGIA) was launched by The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) on 23rd August, 2006. It is dedicated to natural gas-related research that impacts the largely hydrocarbon-based economy of the country.

The Mission of UTT is:
"To be an entrepreneurial university designed to discover and develop entrepreneurs, commercialise research and development, and spawn companies for wealth generation and sustainable job creation towards the equitable enhancement of the quality of life of all individuals, families and communities of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean."
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Some of the projects already on stream include:

Methanol to Power
  How feasible is it to use methanol as a fuel?
LNG Optimisation
  How can value distribution be optimised along the LNG chain?
Latest Event

TGTC 2008 Papers Online - Click here to download papers in pdf format