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August 2017

In August’s issue of LNG Industry we showcase a regional report on Canada and in particular British Columbia from Norton Rose Fulbright alongside features on pumps, turbomachinery, small scale LNG and vaporisers. This issue will be distributed at this year’s Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia.

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LNG news

B.C. LNG on standby
Matthew D. Keen and Emily Chan, Norton Rose Fulbright, Canada, look at some of the risks faced by LNG projects in British Columbia and the possible consequences of recent industry trends.

Efficiency up, costs down
Uwe Schuetz, Siemens, Germany, outlines the sophisticated solution the company recently provided for an Indonesian LNG plant.

Test drive
Anton Boehnke and Jan-Christian Müller-Rieck, Marine Service GmbH, Germany, present a new technology used for testing LNG-fuelled marine engines.

Small but effective
Lorenz Claes, GTT Project Development, France, presents the development of LNG carriers over the years.

Mini LNG: letting the light in
Brandon Shin, GAS Entec, South Korea, explains how archipelago nations without traditional gas infrastructure can meet their growing energy demands.

Minimising risks, providing options
Vaughan Jones, Hinman LNG, and William R. Williams, ALTRESCO, outline why developers of LNG terminals in remote locations need to consider early stage assessments of proposed small/mid scale LNG build-outs.

Integral to success
Daniel Potter, Ingersoll Rand, USA, looks at gas-turbine-driven integrally geared centrifugal compressors for small scale LNG refrigeration.

Reliability is key
Alexandra Christie, ABB Turbocharging, Switzerland, explains the importance of reliable turbochargers in demanding operating conditions.

A technological approach
Gediminas Jotauta, Mantas Atutis and Mantas Šabanas, Klaipedos Nafta, Lithuania, outline important technological considerations to keep in mind when developing small and mid scale LNG projects.

Under pressure
Pierre Barere, Jean-Jacques Piclin, Lucas Piclin and Gilles Tissot, Opta-Periph, France, present immersed pressure amplifier technology for LNG applications.

Get some fresh air
Kyle D. Shotts, Zeeco Inc., USA, outlines the company’s recent work designing a retrofit air injection system for an LNG project on the US Gulf Coast.

A lick of paint
Andreas Glud, Hempel Marine, Denmark, explains how marine coatings can improve efficiency and decrease costs on LNG carriers.

Automating the next generation of LNG vessels
Børge Nogva, Høglund Marine Automation, Norway, explains how automation expertise is vital to the evolution of the LNG fleet.

Measurement in the extreme
Clemens Hengstler, Vega Grieshaber KG, Germany, looks at the importance of level measurement under extreme conditions.

Improving NPSH
Félicien Gebel and Stéphane Boeglin, Fives Cryomec, Switzerland, present a new inducer design that can help to improve net positive suction head in cryogenic pumps.

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