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February 2017

This month’s issue of LNG Industry features a regional report on The Mediterranean from Navigant Consulting Inc., as well as features on FLNG, Pumps & Valves, Compressors and Pipelines. This issue also features an article from cover sponsor Air Liquide on a dual mixed refrigerant liquefaction process that addresses mid-scale LNG projects.


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A change of course
Richard Bass, Navigant Consulting Inc., UK, looks at how the East Mediterranean gas market has changed over the last 10 years, with particular focus on Egypt, Israel and Cyprus.

Stop the giants
Thibault Marguet, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions, France, presents a dual mixed refrigerant liquefaction process that addresses mid scale LNG projects.

High tide for FLNG operations
Martin Van Der Merwe, Emerson Process Management, Australia, explains how advances in digital technologies can help FLNG operators overcome operational challenges.

Achieving cryogenic pump reliability
Yousef Jarrah, Toshi Hayashi, and Daniel McInnis, Nikkiso Cryo Inc., USA, review typical roller bearing profiles.

Hold the line
Richard Fawcett, Dynaflow Research Group, the Netherlands, looks at the importance of designing for pressure surges in an LNG bunkering line.

Insulation for all seasons
Carl Davison, Kingspan Industrial Insulation, UK, explains how PIR insulation can help improve the energy efficiency of LNG facilities.

Quench the flare
Christian Belting-Clar and Leonid Bleicher, Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power & Gas Division, Germany, explain how to minimise BOG flaring by LNG quenching.

Quench control
Wayne Jacobson, Compressor Controls Corp. (CCC), USA, outlines the advantages of integrated quench controls for LNG refrigeration compressors.

Make a prediction
Nobutaka Umeyama, Japan Marine United Corp., Japan, Kenichi Matsuoka, Azbil Corp., Japan, and David Hill, Chemstations Inc., USA, look at the application of dynamic process simulation for LNG vessel gas management systems.

Integration or independence?
Peter Sieber, HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, Germany, debates the benefits of a separate approach to functional safety versus an integrated approach.

Waste not, want not
Arno Brouwer, Cryonorm, the Netherlands, presents a method to recover cold energy from LNG regasification plants.

Cool idea
Augusto Bulte, Amec Foster Wheeler, USA, explains how LNG import terminals can make use of the cold energy generated during the regasification process.

15 facts ... on the Mediterranean


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