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August 2018

The August issue of LNG Industry features insight from Linde North America, Siemens, Trelleborg and more on topics such as FLNG, small scale LNG, and pumps. This month’s regional report is provided by the Boston Consulting Group looking into the prospects for the Canadian LNG industry.

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The global LNG outlook and its implications for Canada
Luis Barallat, Juan Vazquez, and Lluis Bori, The Boston Consulting Group, investigate the prospects for the Canadian LNG industry.

Challenges and solutions
David St-Pierre, Énergir, Tina Edvardsson, Ruth Oduca, and Christian Rauchegger, Linde Engineering North America, detail the expansion of an existing LNG facility in Montréal.

Making the case for FLNG
Dave Pendleton, Trelleborg Marine Systems, UK, states the case for FLNG and outlines best practice guidelines for some of the equipment and processes involved.

Improving efficiency at sea
Chris Campos, Chris Thomas, and John Goodrich, Ebara International Corporation – Cryodynamics, USA, discuss current and future floating LNG projects and the role of expander design.

Feeding the flames of opportunity
Javid Talib, Black & Veatch, USA, discusses how the growing global supply of LNG is stoking new infrastructure opportunities in the industry.

New concept for FSRU cargo loading
Maksym Kulitsa, Independent FSRU consultant, and David Wood, DWA Energy Limited, UK, detail how column-top filling minimises rollover risk in cargo loading.

The single truth
Marcel Kelder, Yokogawa, the Netherlands, outlines the importance of the ‘single truth’ in an industry where information is often fragmented and siloed.

Optimising performance
Joe DeMonte, Emerson, USA, outlines how to select the right anti-surge valves to achieve and maintain the highest level of performance.

The next stage: Getting the lights turned on
Vaughan Jones and Phyllis Martin, Hinman LNG, Robert Russo and Bonnie Norman, E3 International, and Kaleem Asghar, Economic Consultant, discuss the applications and future of small scale LNG as a source of power generation.

A question of scale
Matthew Russell, Siemens, USA, states the cases for mid scale vs large scale LNG.

Making LNG bunkering more flexible
Soili Städter, Valmet Automation, Finland, details how the company can combine services and operations into one solution.

Counting the cost, finding a solution
Frank Gielissen, Sofis Valve Operation, outlines the issue of poor valve implementation and discusses some solutions.

The pros of pre-insulation
Neil Smallwood, FTI, UK, details the benefits of pre-insulating pipes by machine, compared to traditional hand-applied methods.

Protective paints for LNG assets
Andreas Glud, Hempel A/S, Denmark, discusses how changing trends in LNG trade impact on the application of protective coatings.

The how and why of cryogenic insulation
Johan Sentjens, Temati, the Netherlands, outlines how the issues faced by insulation contractors can be solved in the early design phases of a project.

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