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July 2015

The July/August issue of LNG Industry includes features on insulation, LNG as a transportation fuel and safety. It also includes our annual Pump/Turbomachinery equipment review, as well as a regional report looking at the latest developments in Canada.


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Contents

Canadian LNG: late to the party?
Peter Kiernan, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), UK, argues that an increasingly competitive market may prevent Canada from becoming a major LNG player until the middle of next decade.

The North American (LNG) dream
John Rann and Tom Brown, Elliott Group, USA, explain why North American LNG projects can benefit from robust infrastructure, technical expertise, and local sourcing.

Small blowing agent, big impact
Jim Ling, Honeywell, USA, considers the impact of blowing agents on cryogenic insulation.

Put a jacket on
Nick Pellon, Thermaxx Jackets, USA, considers the advantages of removable insulation jackets in cryogenic applications.

Mission critical
Ted Berglund and Joe Hughes, Dyplast Products, USA, examine the role of the insulation system in optimising value in LNG facilities.

Coping under pressure
John Mak and Curt Graham, Fluor, USA, consider a new treating process for LNG production from high CO2 gas fields.

No incidents, no accidents
Marinus Jansen, Rotortug, the Netherlands, provides an overview of recent developments in tugnology, and the special role of tugs in FLNG operations.

Caught in the middle
Kjetil Sjølie Strand, LNG New Technologies, Norway, puts forward the case for a mid-sized LNG carrier fleet.

A suitable storage solution
Sören Karlsson, Wärtsilä, Finland, examines the available technologies and cost drivers to consider when selecting an LNG storage design for gas-fuelled vessels.

A ferry good fuel
Serge Buy, Canadian Ferry Operators Association, Canada, explains how LNG is becoming a fuel of the future for the country’s ferry industry.

The LNG case
Micha Hes and Carla Jong, Port of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, provide an overview of the port’s strategy towards enabling a European fuel transition.

Hot topic
Marjolein Boer-Siero, Port of Rotterdam, and Ronald Peeters, Falck Risc, the Netherlands, explore the development of LNG emergency and incident response guidelines in Europe.

Safety matters
Ted Cudal and Ruben Rodriguez, Nikkiso Cryo Inc., USA, examine how to implement a safety and environmental management system to reduce risks in cryogenic pump testing.

Pump & turbomachinery equipment review
LNG Industry looks at a selection of the most advanced pump/turbomachinery equipment in the build up to this year’s Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia, taking place in Houston, Texas, USA, from 14 - 17 September 2015.


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