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March 2019

The March 2019 issue of LNG Industry features a regional report on China, as well as a number of technical articles on various topics, including: Gas Pretreatment; Insulation; LNG Shipping & Trade; and LNG Storage. It also features a preview of companies attending the LNG 2019 event in Shanghai.


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An LNG consuming giant
Peter Kiernan, Economist Intelligence Unit, Singapore, reviews China’s status, growth and current activities in the LNG industry.

Outside-in risks for LNG storage
Doug Miller, McDermott-CB&I Storage Tank Solutions, USA, explores the risk assessment implications of outside-in scenarios created by changing storage concepts.

Seals for safety
Thomas Göttlinger, SCHOTT, Germany, explains how terminal headers with a double glass-to-metal seal contribute to the safety of LNG tanks.

Don’t crack under pressure
Brett Bockeloh, USA, and Jean-Paul Boyer, UK, Emerson Automation Solutions, look at the importance of using the right valves to prevent accidents related to LNG tank overpressure.

A lifeline for stranded communities
Cameron Dunn, Arup, USA, describes how smaller, prefabricated tanks could help island nations and remote regions transition to cleaner, cheaper and more secure energy.

LNG-fuelled shipping goes large scale
Adnan Ezzarhouni, GTT, China, and Martial Claudepierre, Bureau Veritas, China, discuss the main technical features of the world’s largest dual-fuel vessel program: the ultra large LNG-fuelled container vessels and their bunkering counterparts.

The perfect combination
Ralph Weiland, Optimized Gas Treating, Inc., discusses the process of removing CO2 from LNG using piperazine-MDEA solvents.

Achieving efficient LPG extraction
Yasuyuki Yamamori, Toyo Engineering Corp., Japan, discusses the features of a new LNG fractionation technology, and compares the two columns process with single column processes.

The need for speed
Russell Brown, Orbital Gas Systems Ltd, UK, describes an alternative, faster method for LNG energy determination, capable of measuring gas properties on a continuous basis.

On auto pilot
Fiona Cain, Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP, UK, looks at advances in autonomous shipping, and lessons for the LNG shipping industry.

Monetising stranded gas with micro scale LNG
Michael Walhof, Siemens, USA, outlines the growing number of opportunities developing in the micro scale LNG market.

Taking control
Soili Städter, Valmet Automation, Finland, presents the system that is helping to control operations at the Manga LNG terminal in Finland.

US LNG: changing the industry
Eben Burnham-Snyder, Cheniere, USA, looks at the growing role of the US in the global LNG industry.

A new game plan
Neil Smallwood, FTI Group, UK, explains how to avoid cost overruns and delays on large LNG construction projects.

Canada has the answer
Susannah Pierce, LNG Canada, discusses the LNG Canada project in British Columbia, and explains how global climate change can be addressed by exporting LNG from Canada.

The path to ROI
Javid Talib, Black & Veatch, USA, discusses how trendlines are pointing up as FLNG demonstrates its advantage as a low-risk path to return on investment.

Laser precision measurement
W. Scott Sutherland, SpectraSensors, Inc., an Endress + Hauser company, USA, discusses improved metrology in the chemical composition of LNG using Raman spectroscopy.

More than a pipe dream
Jean-Pascal Biaggi, TechnipFMC, France, presents cryogenic pipe-in-pipe technology as a cost-effective solution for the LNG industry.

LNG 2019 preview
LNG Industry previews a selection of companies that will be exhibiting at this year’s LNG 2019 in Shanghai, China (01 – 05 April 2019).

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