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February 2018

In this month’s issue, LNG Industry is showcasing features on pumps, turbomachinery, compressors, pipelines, and more. This month’s regional report is provided by Deloitte and focuses on Australia. Bernadette Cullinane and Nye Hill provide an update on the industry and detail how Australia is facing up to increased competition from overseas.


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To be or not to be... an LNG world leader?
Bernadette Cullinane and Nye Hill, Deloitte, Australia, provide an update on the Australian LNG industry.

A history of pumps in LNG
Enver Karakas and Eric Wonhof, Ebara International Corporation, USA, review the evolving history of submerged electrical motor pumps in the LNG industry.

Putting vibration data where it belongs
Steve Sabin and Randy Chitwood, Brüel & Kjær Vibro, USA, describe a method that allows complete vibration data to be placed in a process historian, and the benefits of this data integration to machinery engineers.

SSRU pump configurations
Maksym Kulitsa, Independent FSRU consultant, and David Wood, DWA Energy Limited, UK, explain how improved regasification pump integration reduces boil-off gas during FSRU operations.

When safety systems add risk
Ahmed Adel El Shaer, Mohamed Mostafa and Shreef Elaraby, CCC, Saudi Arabia, emphasise the critical importance of safety in an industry motivated by growth and cost reductions.

Safeguarding the future of LNG
Friedhelm Best, HIMA, Singapore, outlines the best ways to protect LNG operations in the modern age.

A compressor revolution
Steve Lindsey, Lontra, UK, explains why clean sheet air compressor technology will be the next revolution in the LNG industry.

The compressor conundrum
Jason Castillo and James Simpson, Kobelco Compressors America Inc., USA, evaluate compressor options for small scale LNG projects.

Is there a way?
Peter Hansen, Dayton Land Company, USA, evaluates the future of North American West Coast LNG exports.

Full steam ahead
Diana Sorace, FortisBC, Canada, reviews a first in LNG marine bunkering technology and global exports.

Setting the bar high
Marsh Energy Global Risk Engineering, UAE, discuss LNG benchmarking and strategies for improving risk quality in the industry.

A magic bullet?
Brian Bradshaw, Sidley Austin LLP, discusses the benefits of the use of common infrastructure in small scale LNG.

Simulating the future
Michael Schwartz, Eka Software, USA, describes how simulation technology enables organisations to explore and test multiple scenarios to foresee and act on challenges.

Resolving the reliability challenge
Børge Nogva, Høglund, Norway, discusses why automation specialists are branching into fuel gas supply systems to increase the reliability of an LNG fleet.

15 facts on... Australia


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